Reliance Yacht Management Announces Appointment of Weather Routing Partner

Reliance yacht Management, has announced that Searout will be the preferred  service providing supporting captains with weather and routing information .

As an established provider of marine weather Searout offer a complete portfolio of services customised for our yacht deliveries.  Searout have a deep understanding of yacht deliveries and are the perfect partner to support the Reliance Yacht Management Operations desk.

“We are delighted to be working with Searout as their team has continually demonstrated excellence in their field and are perfectly positioned to assist our delivery captains worldwide,” says Reliance Yacht Management’s Founder, Nick Irving.

Searout will initially assist on our long haul deliveries and be responsible for providing;

  • Local weather and sea conditions.
  • Determining favourable weather window for departures and stops.
  • General weather situation
  • Wind strength and direction
  • Sea swell direction, height, period
  • Atmospheric pressure
  • 4 day forecast updated daily
  • Options with waypoints
  • Hazard Alert including Tropical formations
  • 24/7/365 support


The benefits of this service are many. Safety has always been primary in Reliance’s operations and support for their yachts at sea. Searout’s services will enhance safety and minimise risk.

The appointment will provide many benefits to clients and yacht owners. The insurers will welcome a professional weather router for the yachts they underwrite. The service will also assist in the yachts making the most efficient delivery, thus reducing time and fuel expenditure.

Leading weather router at Searout is Michel Meulnet . A real enthusiast of Marine Meteorology for many years and with vast experience of sailing, ocean racing and radio operations. He has routed the crews on the Atlantic, Pacific and Mediterranean, and worked on projects including round the world racing catamaran, San Fernando Race, Transat Classique, Race Antipodes, Bouvet rowing Guiana, Greenland expeditions Antarctica, paddleboard records, Route du Rhum, Transat Jacques Vabre, Québec Tour of Sailing the Northwest Passage.

We are looking forward to a long and fruitful relationship with Searout, expanding the support for our yacht delivery captains and bringing more benefits to our clients.

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