Global Yacht Transport


Peters & May 50th Anniversary

Reflecting on 50 Years of Success

A Message from Our CEO on Our Anniversary Milestone

“We are incredibly proud of our heritage and delighted to celebrate this milestone by highlighting the story behind the company’s transformation into the trusted, reliable and experienced set up of today. Our staff and teams have faced many challenges in these years, but, with commitment, passion for what we do, team spirit, and friendship and trust amongst colleagues, we have overcome some difficult past years. In such a forever evolving industry it is important for us to change with the times and keep our dynamic approach. From the corners of each division, our team works diligently and with transparency across all regional offices. It is the result of their hard work that is testament to the success of our company today”.

Simon Judson
Chief Executive Officer
Simon Judson

50 Years of Global Logistics

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Peters & May

In 1973, Peters & May embarked on its journey as a small freight forwarding company, laying the foundation for what would become a global leader in yacht transportation. With humble beginnings in Reading, UK, the company quickly established a reputation for reliability, professionalism, and a commitment to exceptional service.

Over the past 50 years, Peters & May has continuously evolved, adapting to the changing needs of the marine industry and expanding its services to meet the demands of its clients worldwide. From its early days of freight forwarding, the company ventured into yacht transportation, racing logistics, leisure marine services, commercial shipping, and general freight forwarding. Today, Peters & May offers a comprehensive range of solutions tailored to the unique requirements of each client.

Throughout its journey, Peters & May has stayed true to its core values of integrity, innovation, and customer-centricity. By embracing technological advancements, honing its expertise, and building a global network of partners and agents, the company has become synonymous with excellence in yacht transportation.

Celebrating 50 Years of Excellence: Best Wishes from Our Valued Clients

Discover the best wishes and testimonials from our valued clients as we celebrate 50 years of excellence. Join us in commemorating this milestone and explore the words of appreciation and satisfaction expressed by those who have entrusted their yacht transportation needs to Peters & May. Their testimonials highlight our exceptional service, reliability, and expertise, showcasing the strong partnerships we have built over the years and resulting in Peters & May becoming a trusted logistics partner.

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Corporate Social Responsibility: Making a Positive Impact

At Peters & May, we are committed to social responsibility and sustainability. Over the past 50 years, we have prioritised environmental stewardship, community engagement, ethical business practices, employee well-being, and responsible supplier relationships. Together, we are creating a better future.

Peters & May Timeline: Celebrating 50 Years of Excellence

1973: Peters & May is founded, beginning its journey in the yacht transport industry.

1980s: The company expands its services, offering freight forwarding and courier solutions for the marine industry.

1990s: Peters & May establishes a strong presence in the global yacht transport market, earning a reputation for reliable and efficient logistics services.

2000s: The company experiences significant growth and expands its network of offices and agents worldwide, strengthening its position as a leading yacht transport specialist.

2006: Peters & May introduces the innovative flat-rail patent, revolutionizing the way boats are transported and ensuring maximum safety and efficiency.

2010s: The company continues to innovate and improve, introducing new boat transport cradle designs and expanding its range of logistics services.

2013: Peters & May becomes an official sponsor of the ARC (Atlantic Rally for Cruisers) and World Cruising Club, supporting sailors in their round-the-world adventures.

2018: Peters & May celebrates a major milestone, successfully completing a record-breaking shipment of 52 yachts from Antigua to Southampton at the end of the Caribbean sailing season.

2023: Peters & May marks its 50th anniversary, reflecting on five decades of delivering exceptional yacht transport services, building strong client relationships, and supporting the marine industry.

Today: Peters & May continues to lead the industry with its bespoke logistics solutions, meticulous planning, stringent processes, and dedicated team, ensuring the safe and efficient transport of yachts and marine cargo worldwide.

Join us in celebrating 50 years of Peters & May’s excellence in yacht transport and logistics. Thank you for being a part of our incredible journey!

Thank You for 50 Years of Support!

As we celebrate our 50th anniversary, we want to express our sincere gratitude to our valued customers, dedicated employees, and trusted partners. Your unwavering support has been instrumental in our growth and success throughout the years.

To our customers, thank you for choosing Peters & May as your trusted partner in logistics and yacht transport. Your trust and loyalty have been the driving force behind our continuous improvement and innovation. We are honored to have served you and look forward to many more years of delivering exceptional services tailored to your needs.

To our employees and partners, thank you for your hard work, dedication, and collaboration. Your commitment to excellence and teamwork has been the backbone of our organization. Together, we have achieved remarkable milestones and overcome challenges. We value the relationships we have built and the collective efforts towards our shared goals.

On this special occasion, we reflect on the past with gratitude and look to the future with excitement and determination. Our 50th anniversary is a testament to the enduring relationships and partnerships that have propelled us forward. We remain committed to providing exceptional services, embracing innovation, and making a positive impact in the industry.

Thank you once again for being a part of our journey. Here’s to 50 years of shared success, and to many more milestones together!