Thumbs Up Sailing Yacht Delivery

“This was a job well done by a highly professional crew. Thumbs Up!”

Recent Yacht Deliveries

Read about our recent yacht deliveries, with photos and customer testimonials!

Owner Assisted Passage - Captain & Crew Supply

Need a Skipper? Or even just extra crew for a tough passage?

Classic Yacht Delivery

We are well versed with Classic, Vintage and Spirit of Tradition Yachts.

Yacht Delivery

At Thumbs Up Sailing Yacht Delivery we pride ourselves on a tailored service, meeting the specific needs of both yacht owner and yacht. We understand that every yacht and passage is different and therefore requires a different approach. We’re committed to providing an honest and transparent service to allow for NO SURPRISES!

We operate throughout Europe and the UK. Our skippers are experienced with many different boats and routes. From Classics to modern high speed Tri-marans. Safety and Professionalism are paramount for us. 24hr Shore Support and Live Satellite Tracking giving the skipper all the necessary tools to keep both yacht and crew safe for the entirety of the passage, regardless of how tricky the sailing area.

We provide a highly professional level of service. Our delivery skippers are thorough and meticulous, we provide you not only a yacht delivery report of the passage but also a report on your yacht. As the owner you will have all the information you need about your yachts condition and status. Whether you need it for immediate cruising, selling, wintering or just for your peace of mind.  

With regular position reports you can keep track of your yachts progress, we are on hand 7 days a week. We now also provide satellite tracking, so you can get hourly position, course and speed updates displayed on a map.

Sailing yacht deliveriesOur priorities are and always will be:

  • Safety and Reliability
  • Honest, Professional Service
  • Transparent and Competitive Pricing

All our Skippers come with references and Skipper Liability Insurance. All crew are cleared with the yachts Insurance before the Departure Date meaning that in the unlikely eventuality of an accident all parties are covered.

Please feel free to read about some of our latest deliveries below or get a quote by clicking the link below!

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This was a job well done by a highly professional crew. Whydah of Bristol arrived back at her home port in excellent condition and ready for viewing by potential purchasers. Thumbs Up! John and Di

Whydah of Bristol

An excellent yacht delivery service that surpassed all our expectations. Absolutely recommended!! Ana Laws

Lady B

I was kept fully in touch with progress with the tracker and with email updates from their shore support team. Great job – THANK YOU! Derek Middlemas

First Charge

CNB 76 Yacht Delivery Barcelona to Gibraltar and back

CNB 76 Yacht Delivery Barcelona to Gib and back With a really favourable forecast late in the season we didn't hesitate to get out and to sea as soon as the 3 crew had arrived. Having a total of 4 of us on board meant that we weren't too concerned about resting up...

Yacht Delivery Mallorca- Targa 47 – Cala d’or to Andratx for Gardiennage

It feels like its early in the season, but in honesty, we're well overdue being back out on the water. Here's a couple of photos of our delivery of a Targa 47 to Andratx, Mallorca. We took charge of the handover on the owners' request, due to them not being able to be...

Nautor Swan Yacht Delivery – Sicily to Mallorca – Mediterranean Yacht Delivery

Thumbs Up Yachting is proud to announce the delivery of a Nautor Swan 78 from Milazzo, Sicily to Porto Petro, Mallorca. A mediterranean yacht delivery in Autumn can be interesting. Average wind and rainfall is at a yearly high. Add to this the Nautor Swan 78 with its...

Yacht Delivery Mallorca – Catana 50, Andratx to Olbia, Sardinia

Yacht Delivery of Catana 50, Mallorca to Sardinia Tourism and Yachting in Mallorca has had a good year with problems elsewhere on the globe. We have therefore had a big influx of Yacht Delivery in Mallorca. The Catana 50 is a well built boat that handles and performs...

Yacht Delivery Mallorca – Beneteau – Pollenca to Bonaire

Yacht Delivery Mallorca - Pollenca to Marina Bonaire for haul out This was a VERY short but eventful delivery of a Beneteau from a mooring buoy in Pollenca to Marina Bonaire. The owner got in touch to ask whether we could facilitate the delivery and haul out of SY...

Yacht Delivery Spain – Jeanneau 57 Ginesta to Corfu, Greece

Yacht Delivery Spain! The fantastic looking new Jeanneau 57 fresh out the yard! Upon arrival to First Charge I was very impressed by her Superyacht esque styling. Wide and spacious decks. The interior is equally as impressive. She had all the mod cons you would expect...

Yacht Delivery Croatia – Beneteau 42 to Lefkas, Greece

The delivery of 'Double Scotch' was a fantastic one with a great crew. Matthew Kotze, Dave Wright and Marcus Halbig. We arrived in Split late the evening due to a delay in Zagreb. The next day after a thorough run through the systems we were happy to go. Checking out...

Yacht Delivery Turkey – Jeanneau SO49 – Gocek to Port Ginesta, Spain

Yacht Delivery Turkey! ‘First Charge’, Jeanneau S049 from Gocek, Turkey to Port Ginesta Spain. We arrived on the 1st April to oversee the launch of First Charge at D Marin in Gocek, Turkey.We had a couple of days to wait and so used it to prep as much as we could...

Yacht Delivery of S&S ‘Lady B’ from Madeira, Portugal to Vigo, Spain

We arrived at the yacht in Quinta Do Lorde on Thursday the 8th of October and having met with the marina receptionist who was very helpful we found our way to the yacht and started to look around and work on how the systems operated and where everything was. Once all...

Thumbs Up Yacht Deliveries UK – Owner Assisted Passage, Essex to Sardinia

Ziffius is a 39ft Bavaria Cruiser, now owned by Pete Williams. A commercial pilot who was interested in getting to know his boat and also taking her down to the Mediterranean. Here he could begin his exploration of the many cruising ground on offer. What he needed was...
It was a pleasure to deal with such a friendly and professional outfit and I have no hesitation in recommending them to anyone requiring the services of a yacht delivery company. Robin Townsend


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