International Or Local Deliveries in Australia, NZ, Pacific or Asia.

Yacht Delivery Solutions.

Sail, Power, Mono or Multihull. Yacht Delivery Solutions.

For 25 years, Yacht Delivery Solutions has been the trusted choice for yacht owners who need their vessels delivered across oceans or down the coast, we are here for you.

We’ve accumulated over 200,000 nautical miles of experience with sail, power, mono-hull, and multi-hull vessels and can be available on short notice. Your vessel, our mission.

Yacht Delivery Solutions is the trusted partner for New Zealand and South Pacific yacht owners, delivering vessels of all shapes and sizes – from adrenaline-pumping game fishing beasts to serene live aboard cruisers. With every type of hull mastered, we treat your vessel like our own, meticulously planning every leg and responding to your needs with expert efficiency.

 Auckland or Tahiti, mono-hull or multi-hull, short notice or planned adventure – Yacht Delivery Solutions has been navigating passages for 25 years. Over 200,000 nautical miles of experience means we speak the language of the sea, ensuring your vessel arrives safely and smoothly, ready for new horizons.

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Yacht Delivery Solutions. Your Vessel Our Mission

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Who we are

Yacht Delivery Skippers & Crew

Our veteran skippers and crew: the safe hands guiding your vessel to its destination.
Craig Little

Craig has sailed from Panama to The Philippines, and tamed the Tasman’s waves countless times – Craig’s your Pacific expert. Trust his salty guidance for your next delivery.

Craig Little
Delivery Skipper
Gary Watson

Gary: Your Yacht Delivery Expert. Ex-Coast Guard with a sixth sense for the sea, Garys 100,000nm across four oceans speak volumes. Trust him to navigate your yacht with the expertise of a captain and the ease of a friend.

Gary Watson
Delivery Skipper
Nico Curbishley

Nico: Ocean Nomad. Caribbean sunsets to NZ’s misty shores, Asian storms to NZ’s calm bays, Nico’s a voyager with oceans stitched into his soul. Huge trips, bigger tales. What’s next in his salty saga?

Nico Curbishley
Delivery Skipper
Who we are

Yacht Delivery Skippers

North Atlantic gales to Southern Ocean swells, our skippers have conquered them all, accumulating a wealth of wisdom across every continent's waters.
Mike Lund

Pacific crossings, mono hulls, multi hulls, you name it, he’s conquered them all. Even the legendary Cape of Good Hope couldn’t hold him back. Seasoned, skilled, and always up for an adventure, Mike’s the captain you want at the helm.

Mike Lund
Delivery Skipper
Sam Thorpe

Sam has delivered extensively through Asia and both coasts of Australia. Sam’s delivery track record is impeccable – countless satisfied clients, zero delays, and a reputation for exceeding expectations, even in the most challenging circumstances.

Sam Thorpe
Delivery Skipper
Simone Prociopo

Two oceans, one master navigator – Simone’s charted the Pacific swells and the Mediterranean’s charm. This salty dog knows his blue highways blindfolded and is at home on a mono or multi-hull.

Simone Prociopo
Delivery Skipper
Our clients say

Testimonials

“I’d trust Nico with my life on any boat”

Robert S. “Small World”

Yacht Owner

“Hypnautic looked exactly the same in Hawaii after the delivery as she did in Brisbane when we bought her”

Debra R. “Hypnautic”

Catamaran Owner

“Nico is highly experienced”

‘Skip’ Dashew. Designer.

Boat Designer

Yacht Delivery Skipper

  • Being a yacht delivery skipper requires a unique set of skills and qualifications.
  • RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Certificate or equivalent.
  • Diverse yacht handling experience in varied weather.
  • Strong problem solving skills for unexpected situations and mechanical issues.
  • Physical fitness and endurance for long voyages.
  • Excellent communication skills for crew, clients, and authorities.
  • Solid understanding of safety procedures and emergency protocols.
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