Yacht Management

Why Yacht Management?

Operating today’s Superyachts can be a challenging experience for the most hardened marine professionals. Calling upon Master Yachts’ expertise for Yacht Management ensures a successful outcome to these challenges.


The ever increasing scope of legislative requirements to operate large Yachts has become overwhelming for the most organized crew and now requires a dedicated team of administrators to ensure compliance and thereby safe operation in order to safeguard the Yacht’s value.
  • General administration
  • Courier & post forwarding
  • Logistical support for berthing & fuel
  • Insurance adivce & review
  • Statutory compliance monitoring
  • Planned maintenance system implementation
  • Dry-dock & surveys arrangements


Understanding and assessing the risks is paramount and having a set of clear and established procedures is essential to maximize safe operation. Our Safety officers monitor yachts according to International Safety Management requirements to effectively support the crew in operating a safe Yacht.
  • Implementation & maintenance of our safety management system and ship security plan
  • Internal audits of the SMS and SSP
  • Organisation & attendance of external audits
  • 24/7 emergency response centre manned by our in house DPAs
  • SMS for under 500GRT (mini ISM)
  • Crisis management and media response


At Master Yachts we work closely with the Captain or the Owner’s representative to ensure the Yacht’s expenses are monitored effectively. Together, we establish an accurate annual budget, review the onboard expenses, consolidate and report on all accounts, administer dedicated client’s bank accounts, process payments and report transparently on a monthly basis.
  • Crew cash accounts review
  • Invoice processing & payment
  • Credit card account set-up & admin
  • Dedicated client account admin
  • Cash to master provisioning
  • Budgeting
  • Reporting & analysis of budget vs expenses


Crew support is vital in ensuring the Yacht’s human capital is liberated to perform its duties safely and professionally and by doing so contributes to the Owner’s and Guest’s enjoyment onboard. Our Yacht Management team of ex-masters and crew understand perfectly these requirements.
  • Employment contracts
  • Offshore payroll services
  • Health & liability insurance administration
  • Rotation & vacation management
  • Certification monitoring
  • Qualifications verification & endorsements
  • Visa compliance
  • Travel support & logistics
You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.
– William Faulkner
You cannot swim for new horizons until you
have courage to lose sight of the shore.
– William Faulkner
Enjoy your yacht and precious moment
‒ we will take care of the rest.