“Every yacht owner, captain and crew can benefit from shoreside management. We firmly believe that owning a yacht should be an enjoyable experience, by removing the headache of managing the yacht we can help maximise your leisure time aboard and leaving you to concentrate on your family and business when at home.”
Lizzie Abbiss, Managing Director

diYachting management packages ensure the yacht is maintained and operated in accordance with the ever evolving legislation relative to your flag state and in compliance with the requirements of the local Port State where the yacht is operating. Our Packages can be tailored exactly to your needs; containing all or some of the following elements;

Our consultancy package is the foundation to all our other management services, It is the first step allowing you to tap into diYachting’s vast wealth of knowledge and experience. Giving you unlimited advice on anything related to your yacht, anytime, you can rest assured that you are making the right decisions for your yacht and your yacht is being operated legally and efficiently at all times.

With over 20 years experience managing yachts over 60ft and with a broad range of industry knowledge, our team of experienced yachting professionals are perfectly placed to advise and assist you.

Todays luxury yachts demand considerable sums of money to keep them running to the highest standards. Our professional financial management will save you time and money with a dedicated person handling all the financials for your yacht and crew. We will put into place an annual budget with a target to maintain your operating expenses within that budget. Utilising our online cloud based accounts package, crew can submit expenses via a dedicated app reducing their paperwork burden. We provide a yacht specific multi currency bank account with ring fenced debit cards for each crew member who can view their balances in real time via an app. We pay larger bills direct via wire transfer following strict procedures for checking invoices and recipient bank details always ensuring your money is safe and secure. At the end of each month we provide monthly reports and a single funding request for the following month keeping it as simple as possible for owners and captains alike. Leave us to worry about balancing the accounts while you worry about enjoying your yacht;

Full management of your yacht’s finances

Yacht specific multi currency bank account

Debit cards for captain and crew

Payment of invoices

Monthly reports and cashflow forecasts

Annual budgets

Real time access to online accounts portal and app

Dedicated expense reporting app for captain and crew

No more spreadsheets or paper being sent between crews and owner

APA handling via dedicated prepaid debit card

We provide reliable operational shore-side support taking the pressure away from captains and crew; liaising with owner and/or captain, we will make arrangements for anything from marina bookings to insurance and anything else your yacht wants or needs during a busy season. Akin to having a land based Personal Assistant our service is essential for those who want to maximise the efficiency and enjoyment of their yachts relieving the pressure from the captain and crew allowing them to focus on their primary roles while we fill in the administrative gaps.

One number to call,

One email address to write to,

Port Bookings & liaison,

Bunkering arranged,

Customs and agent liaison,

Provisioning organised,

Flights & transfers booked,

Schedule Planning,

Inventory Management,

Back Office administrative support.

“I cannot thank diYachting enough for their support this season, they acted promptly and efficiently allowing me to focus on the boat and guests while they managed the operations in the background. It was great to be able to send off multiple requests during a charter and know that when I arrived the port was booked, the agent was waiting and the parts I needed were in the marina office ready for me to collect.”

Mark Worthington, Captain S/Y The Rock.

“The complexities of the MCA Code of Practice and Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) can be daunting for new and even experienced yacht owners. With an in-depth understanding of what is required for your yacht and crew to be fully compliant, we can assist every step of the way”

For commercial yachts registered under the UK & other “red flag” states conformity with the MCA Code of Practice is mandatory. The MCA standard is respected worldwide as the benchmark in safety so is also useful as a voluntary standard for yachts under other flags. We have vast experience with the MCA Code, having prepared and managed many yachts to this standard, with us as your MCA Managing Agent you have responsibly delegated your obligations as owner to competent person relieving you of liability, we will keep up to date with the ever changing MCA code ensuring your yacht is never out of date and out of code;

New Coding advice and assistance

Equipment advice, sales and installation

Survey preparation

Accompanied and organised survey

Managing Agent

Annual Inspections

MCA Coded yachts operating outside the UK who employ crew to work onboard must also be MLC compliant. The Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) became mandatory for UK flagged commercial vessels on international voyages from 2014 and details a strict set of rules to ensure the welfare and safety of the crew, we are experts In MLC compliance and will be able to quickly and easily advise and prepare your yacht and documentation to ensure complete compliance.

A happy Captain makes a happy yacht. With complex yachts requiring more and more experienced and qualified crew to sail them, a considerable amount of time and money will be spent on ensuring you have the right people on board your yacht.
Crew management with diYachting ensures your crew are well trained, have the right certificates and qualifications which are in date at all times. We provide a full briefing to new starters ensuring they know exactly what to expect and how to behave and present themselves so they can hit the ground running when they arrive aboard.

Offshore employment company setup

Contract advice and management

Qualifications managed so revalidation’s never get missed.

Salary advice

Payroll management

Payroll funding management

MLC SEA Contracts

Complaints & Grievance procedure

Designated Person Ashore

Travel to the boat managed

Orientation & Crew Handbook

Emergency crew replacement and crew incident management

Temporary, delivery and stand in crews organised

“Whether you need a temporary delivery captain or a capable crew to handle a busy charter season, we can help you find the very best candidates for your yacht.”

We know how much your yacht means to you and how important it is to find the right crew to take care of this special asset. We offer a personalised service, taking the time to understand your specific requirements and to ultimately place a suitably experienced and qualified crew you will be able to trust.

  • Search and selection
  • Certificate and reference checking
  • Pre interview and accompanied owner interviews
  • Salary negotiation and advice
  • Temporary crew available for short term and urgent assignments.

At diYachting we provide a full registration service for Private and Commercial vessels. From advice and consultation through to carrying out all aspects of the registration process bringing together all the required documents and declarations, bill of sale & tonnage survey.

Deciding which flag can be complex as it depends how and where you want to operate your vessels as to what flag would be best for you.

Chartering has been a huge part of our business and life over the past 20 years. We pride ourselves in continuing to offer an exceptional service to our charter yacht owners and clients.

We handle everything to do with the chartering of your yacht from advice on the setup, photo shoot and brochure production and website listings. Our experience means we have a large network of brokers that know and trust us to provide an exceptional charter for both our and their clients, time and time again these brokers are coming back to diYachting to charter a diYachting yacht for their clients.

Services include:

Charter setup

Central Agency services

Charter Management Agreement

Calendar Management

MYBA eContract

Set up of yacht VAT numbers anywhere in EU

Photo Shoot co-ordination

Marketing; online brochures and web listings

APA handling and accounting

Every yacht is bespoke with the services they require, please email us for a quote and to chat about what we think is needed for your yacht.