Category: Press Release

18 Dec 2018
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Added Freight Services to the US

GROWING OUR YACHT FREIGHT NETWORK SERVICE

RELIANCE YACHT MANAGEMENT PLANS TO STRENGTHEN FREIGHT NETWORK BETWEEN EUROPE AND USA

Earlier this year Reliance Yacht Management announced the increase to their freight services and adding the route Southampton, UK to Port Huenene, California. The RoRo vessels can accommodate yachts below decks.

Nick Irving, Director and Founder of Reliance Yacht Management says “I am pleased to announce that we are able to add the service to our growing routes. Our ability to offer multi model delivery solutions to our customers means we are able to serve dealers and private yacht owners  throughout the world, providing a single point of contact and continuity of service throughout. These capacity and service increases clearly demonstrate our ambitions and we are confident our customers will react positively to our expansion”

The route was first introduced in 2018 with a 600% increase expected in 2019/20 from existing customers.

Other routes offered by Reliance Yacht Management in 2018 include

  • La Rochelle to Guadeloupe
  • La Rochelle to Auckland
  • La Rochelle to Tortola
  • La Rochelle to Ft Lauderdale
  • Antwerp to Lavrion
  • Southampton to California

For more information, please visit www.relianceyachtmanagement.com

05 Dec 2018

Balance 526 Alani

Reliance Yacht Management will be delivering Alani from South Africa to her owner in the Caribbean.

Balance 526 Alani from Nick Irving on Vimeo.

29 Nov 2018

Captain Mike Stewart Receive Medal

Reliance Captain Mike Stewart is recognised for his sailing.
He messaged me saying
“Just back from third season in the Arctic as skipper of northabout, Sir David Hempelman Adams boat, all well.
Am receiving an award, a medal, from the basque exploration and geographical society (1864), in the basque capital next week from minister of tourism. Its a nice award, and a great honour for me. Took a basque exped team safely to 80 degrees north and back Greenland east side.
I’ll send you photographs next week of the ceremony

29 Nov 2018

Shipping Routes

Reliance Yacht Management Presents New Shipping Routes to their Clients

  • La Rochelle to Baltimore
  • La Rochelle to Guadeloupe
  • La Rochelle to San Diego
  • Southampton to San Francisco

Dealers and yacht owners looking to deliver their European yachts by freight need to get a clear quote and know what you are paying for. It is difficult and almost impossible to compare quotes like for like when any additional costs to the freight service is not included or hidden in the small print.
Fuel surcharges
Port handling fees
Cargo insurance
Can be a nasty surprise if they are not made clear from the start

Reliance Yacht Management is well know for it yacht deliveries with professional crews but what is less know is the options we supply to our corporate clients for freight services. For some years now we have providing shipping services across the Atlantic and more recently from Europe to the US West coast.
We have developed strong business relationships with all the specialist shipping lines and many of the small ones as well that enables us to negotiate competitive rates. But where we are able to offer the greatest value to our clients is where the freight is just one element of the service required by the client.
There maybe a regular shipping service from say from Genoa, Italy to Port Everglades, Florida which is fine if your yacht is already in Genoa and you only want it to go to Port Everglades. Reality is somewhat different. we can enable client to benefit from that regular service even though their yachts can originate from anywhere in the Mediterranean and be delivered onward to anyway. From Port Everglades that could be the Bahamas or the Florida Keys for example.
Reliance yacht Management is able to draw on the various elements required to provide a single proposal to clients for a multimodal service. Our clients include the world’s leading yacht dealerships in the US, Europe and the Caribbean. What makes them world leaders is that they good at what they do, and that is they sell, sell yachts, sell charters. The complex issues involved with dealing freight forwarders, yacht captains, cargo insurers, equipment suppliers, shrink wrapping and so on demands time.

15 Nov 2018

Dusseldorf Boat Show

Boot Dusseldorf is Coming!

The Düsseldorf International Boat Show, known as boot Düsseldorf or just Boot is one of the world’s largest boat shows and regularly attended by Reliance Yacht Management . The fair is held annually at Messe Düsseldorf, Germany in the end of January. There are around about 1,800 exhibitors from 65 countries and present excellent business opportunities.

With no London Boat Show this year, our client are making a bigger investment of time and effort at Dusseldorf Boat Show in January between the 19 – 27th Jan.

Contact us to arrange a meeting to discuss your delivery requirements.

(OFFICE UK) +44 1252 378239

(OFFICE US) +1 954 654 7734

(OFFICE France) +33 2 72 64 38 70

(EMAIL) info@reliance-yachts.com

06 Dec 2017

Nautitech Open 46 Flo delivered

Last Atlantic Crossing Delivery of 2017 Completed


A BIG thanks to Captain Lionel Lebrenn and his crew for another successful delivery. Flo, a Nautitech 46 catamaran was collected from La Rochelle and delivered to her new home in the Grenadines where she will be available for charter. The care taken at every stage meant that Flo arrived in perfect condition and ready to start work.

Thanks also to Gregor at Aeroyacht for appointing Reliance Yacht Management to complete the delivery.

The Yacht was commissioned in La Rochelle, France and the crew joined soon after. A series of quality control and procedures and boat preparation was completed before they were ready to depart. Weather can offer particular challenges in Biscay in winter and finding the right weather window for departure is essential to make a safe start to the delivery. Searout provide weather routing support for the Atlantic crossing

As a new yacht, the engines are required to have their initial service carried out by an authorised dealer. This was carried out by Yacht Works in Cascais, near Lisbon. The technicians had access to the vessel’s positions reports and ready to start as soon as the boat arrived to minimise delays and costs.

The Client was able to monitor the progress of all their yachts on delivery through their on line Yacht  Delivery Management Dashboard. This secure management system gives access to the latest position status, captain reports, photos and videos.

Further details of Flo and Charter opportunities at www.sailgrenadines.com

More about Captain Lebrenn


 

13 Jul 2017

Polar Ocean Challenge

Reliance’s Mike Stewart arrives in the arctic circle Greenland as captain of expedition vessel NORTHABOUT.

Mike reports;

we are currently in Upernavik at 73° degrees north. we will be taking the vessel with scientific and exploration personnel north into the Nares Strait in the coming weeks and will update you as we go. There is lots of extra ice about this year and this makes navigation difficult particularly in fog, lots of wildlife whales, seal and birds everywhere. we will be in Spanish media el correo etc TV this year.

Happy to fly the Reliance flag wherever I go. thanks for your support this year mate.

Read more about the project http://polarocean.co.uk/

 

30 Mar 2017

Delivery Management Dashboard

Reliance Yacht Management Announces the launch of the Yacht Delivery Dashboard

The on line service is designed to bring a raft of benefits to fleet operators, charter managers and yacht dealers worldwide.

The Delivery Management Dashboard is a powerful tool that helps you manage yacht deliveries all in one place. Know where your boats are, see quotes, download statements and invoices, see latest reports from the captain and operations desk.

With access to information in one place this will help identify and record warranty issues, know when you can start taking charter booking and advise clients and yacht owners; It will enable clients to manage fleets more efficiently.

The Delivery Management Dashboard is free

Read more about the features and benefits on line and see our demo page

 

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