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At PYD we provide a professional and efficient service to make sure your yacht is delivered by the safest and most capable hands in the industry.

Boat Builders
Brokers and Dealers
General interest
Boating Equipment
  • Hydrovane Wind powered self-steering gear for long distance cruisers and watermakers.
Insurance Companies
  • Pantaenius – The leading name for yacht insurance Worldwide
  • Admiral Boat Insurance – A quality insurer of Blue Water boats and long standing friends of PYD
Owner's associations
PYD skippers in the news
Road transport
Sailing Schools
  • First Class Sailing – Leading London sailing school originally founded by a PYD skipper and now run by another
  • Hamble School of Yachting – Solent based sailing school with an excellent team of instructors and run by a former PYD skipper
  • UKSA – The largest sail training organisation of its type in the World.
  • Atlantic Charters – RYA sail training in sunny Gibraltar. A top school run by a PYD group skipper
  • The Natural Navigator – Tristan Gooley has long held a passion in natural navigation and his interest stems from his hands-on experience. He has led expeditions in five continents, climbed mountains in Europe, Africa and Asia, sailed small boats across oceans and piloted small aircraft to Africa and the Arctic. He is also a PYD client.
  • Flying Fish – The only Royal Yachting Association (RYA) sea school offering sailing courses in both Australia and the UK.
Surveyors etc.
  • Mecal – Leading consultants for UK vessel coding
  • Jim Pritchard Ltd. – Specialists in yacht surveys and the management of large yacht building, refit and repair projects.
  • Abbey Yachts – All surveys and inspections are carried out by Tony Staton-Bevan, a Fellow of the Yacht Designers and Surveyors Association*.
  • Kim Skov-Nielsen Kim operates in southern Spain. IRMS, IRMC,MIIMS,SAMS,SA. MCA Approved examiner and ISM Auditor. Rigging Specialist.
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