Category: Case Studies

26 Mar 2014

Spot Tracker Saves Trio

Spot Tracker saves trio stranded in Atlantic

makkovik-mapCora Edmunds’ husband, son and nephew were stranded at sea near Makkovik just before dark on Friday, when the motor on their boat broke down.With strong winds driving the craft away further out, rowing to shore was not an option.But a situation that could have ended tragically had a positive outcome instead, thanks to a satellite tracking device called a “SPOT.” The device traces users’ coordinates and relays them by computer, enabling people elsewhere to log on and see where they are.The men pressed the SOS button on the device, alerting Cora Edmunds, as well as the agency that handles the calls. (more…)

30 Sep 2013

New Boat Equipment contract

boat equipment supplyReliance Yacht Management has been awarded a contract to provide Horizon Yacht Charters with all their charter and commissioning equipment for their new yachts being delivered from Europe.

Horizon Yacht Charters  operate four Caribbean bases, together with two in the USA.  They offer monohull or multihull, bareboat or crewed vacations on board leading brands Bavaria, Fountaine Pajot and Lagoon

“We are extremely pleased to work with Horizon and to develop our supply chain logistics to the leisure marine market.  The project showcases  our capabilities to deliver competitive solutions for our clients,” said Nick Irving MD. “It serves as an important element of Reliance’s programme to develop bespoke services.” (more…)

14 May 2013

Spot Tracker Saves Lives

Reliance Yacht management takes safety seriously and will always stress the importance of yachts having a tracking and an means to contact help in an emergency. Through www.yachttrackers.com we supply a variety of means. One of the popular options to choose is the Spot personnel tracker.  This have proven a lifesaving device on may occasions. here are few examples of how it has helped those in trouble.SPOT2_Orange (more…)

14 Jan 2013

Single Solution From Factory to Charter Base

Beneteau Dealer needed a single solution for transport, launch, commissioning and QC report of new yacht.

Having successfully completed the sale of a new Beneteau 523 the dealer required a professional and competent company to complete the commissioning and handover in France.  Other commissioning agents were expensive and did not provide a bespoke service.  There were also conflicts of interest where the previous commissioning agent was employed by the manufacturer.  (more…)

14 Jan 2013

Manufacturer & Charter Company Manage Fleet More Efficiently

South Africa Yacht Manufacturer and Charter Company required to manage fleet more efficiently and reduce operating costs.

After a period of consultation with the client, Reliance implemented a management system to improve the efficient use of boats within their fleet, whilst on delivery and charter. Central to the system was satellite tracking units provided by Reliance and installed on their yachts. (more…)

14 Jan 2013

US Yacht Dealer Needed to Improve QC Proceedure

US Dealer for new yachts needed to improve finished quality and reduce warranty issues and costs.

Reliance Yacht Management  developed a quality control procedure specific to each model produced. Experienced bilingual personnel were trained and employed in France to carry out the commissioning, complete the QC inspection and liaise with the After Sales department to ensure all issues were resolved before delivery. (more…)

14 Jan 2013

Three Catamarans Shipped to Australia

Charter Company Required Three Catamarans to be Shipped to Australia

Reliance Yacht Management understood the requirements and logistics to undertake this multi-modal delivery and coordinate the various facets of the project.

The brief was that the yachts were to be launched, rigged, commissioned and sailed from France to Belgium. There they would be derigged and prepared to be taken back out of the water before being put on a ship bound for Australia. (more…)

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