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28 May 2013


INMARSAT have announced their  D+ network services will be retired by 30th December 2014.

It is estimated 40% of vessels above 500GRT installed with IMO, SOLAS X1.2.6 Ship Security Alert Systems operate on the D+ service as a standalone system and will be required to upgrade their SSAS transceivers by 2014. Skywave communications and Satamatics (now Honeywell) are the only manufacturers of the INMARSAT D+ transceivers. (more…)

10 Apr 2013

Easter Island

Is this the most remote place visited by delivery crew?

Mariah Easter IslandVeteran delivery Captain Steve Dewhurst could not stop at Pitcairn Island due to heavy seas and continued on to Easter Island where he arrived yesterday.

Steve and his crew are delivering the beautiful Catana 582 Mariah from Raiatea in French Polynesia to Florida.

This will complete a double Pacific crossing for Steve. His previous delivery was a yacht from France to Brisbane


Next stop Galapagos

14 Mar 2013

M/Y Grace Kelly

Reliance Yacht management has been been appointed central agents for the beautiful Superyacht Grace Kelly.

Based out of Gibraltar she is able to cruise Spain, the Balearics, Morocco and the Canaries

 A video can be seen here.

Grace Kelly












08 Mar 2013

Cats Going Left and Right.

As we move out of winter in the northern hemisphere, our clients are beginning to get their yachts in place for the warmer weather to come. A recent spell of activity means we will be moving new catamarans in the next few weeks from France to the eastern Med and to the Caribbean. The yachts will be collected from Western France and taken across Biscay and then either turning east through Gib or West to the Virgin Islands and the Grenadines.

The Team








If you want to be part of the delivery crew and share the adventure get on our mailing list. go to and register as crew. We will be releasing further details on line and those that are registered will be the first to know’

15 Feb 2013 have reduced the price of the SPOT2 have reduced the price of the SPOT2 Satellite Messenger has been reduced from £124.99 to £119.99 Inc VATSPOT2 is 30% Smaller and Lighter than its predecessor yet offers more features.

SPOT2_OrangeEnhanced performance features include:

  • GPS Acquisition Light
  • Custom message button
  • Enhanced Antenna performance
  • Dedicated tracking button
  • Improved tracking performance
  • Safety covers over S.O.S and Help buttons
  • Replaceable button covers
  • Illuminated buttons
  • Message sent indicator light
  • Click here for more information

SPOT2 is Orange in colour and is supplied complete with an armband case.

14 Jan 2013

Case Studies Added to the website

We’ve created a new and exciting addition to the site that will give you a more clear understanding of the range and extend of the services and solutions we provide to the leisure marine industry. In Case Studies we selected a few of the bespoke services we have completed over the years and included them for you to view.

Single Solution from Factory to Charter Base

Mange Fleet More Efficiently

Company Required to Increase Fleet Revenue

Catamarans Shipped to OZ

Need to Improve QC










27 Nov 2012

Tui Marine

I’ve written this recommendation of your work to share with other LinkedIn users.

TuiDetails of the Recommendation: “As a professional yacht broker I am often asked by clients for recommendations for delivery skippers to assist with moving boats as required by clients. I have worked with Nick for two to three years and have found him to honest, reliable and efficient.

He has provided sail delivery quotes in quick time and from our customers perspective offers excellent value for money. I would have no hesitation recommending Reliance Yacht Management to undertake your yacht delivery as required.”

Service Category: Yacht Delivery Service

Year first hired: 2011 (hired more than once)

Top Qualities: Great Results, Personable, Good Value


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