- Company Directory - West Nautical


Since our inception over 20 years ago, we have become recognised as one of the most respected, trusted, knowledgable, and accountable professional services firms in yachting – largely due to our relentless determination to act in our clients’ best interests. Our aim is to steer clients in the right direction, help them avoid frustrations, unforeseen surprises, and provide complete assurance that the technical and operational aspects of superyacht ownership are taken care of.

Our approach and attitude is transparent, refreshing and focused on providing value-added services delivered simply, elegantly and affordably. So if you demand excellence, personal attention and tangible results, then West Nautical may be just what you are looking for.


Yacht Sales

Personal Charter 

New-Build Commissioning

Shipyards & Owner Representation

Contract & Specification Review

Project Planning

Project Management

Launch, Sea Trials, Delivery & Set-Up 




18A Osborne Road
Newcastle upon Tyne


Name:Kurt Fraser
Tel:+44 191 478 9920

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Sanlorenzo launches first 57Steel

The first of this new line hits the water in La Spezia, with final delivery expected in 2023…


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7th Mediterranean Yacht Show recap

The yacht charter show was organised once again in Greece, placing the yachting industry at the centre of global attention…


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The hidden sales market

Does everything really have a price? We explore the hidden sales market with Pierre Badin from West Nautical 


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S/Y Elton: ensuring a return on investment

A discussion with Andy Scott, the owner of 32m sailing yacht Elton, on running a profitable charter yacht…


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Cryptocurrency, the motivations

Why might a seller or a buyer be willing to transact in cryptocurrency?


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Bring on the marble!

Russian Yachting culture runs deeper than many give it credit for. The market owes much to Russian buyers…


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The building of a bubble?

How sustainable is the purple patch being experienced by the new build and brokerage sectors likely to be?


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A far cry from 2020

How demand and capacity shifted the charter market to become a seller's market in 2021…


Press releases

A Helicopter has 300000 parts and everyone is trying to destroy the other

Yacht Manager Shaun Moore from West Nautical gives us a fantastic insight into Yacht Helicopter Operations. I’d like to open this case study with a quote

Press Release 27 May 2016

Another strategic move by West Nautical has James Munn taking up the newly created position of Sales Director within this ever-growing company

West Nautical is fast becoming a key player in the established Yacht Brokerage and Management sector. The company’s next move has been to bring in James&r…

Press Release 11 May 2016

West Nautical launch a bespoke Crew Welfare Insurance policy

West Nautical are pleased to announce their launch of a bespoke Crew Welfare Insurance cover underwritten by Lloyds of London in partnership with ZIS Ltd. The

Press Release 04 Apr 2016

73m MY VICKY now in West Nautical charter fleet

For the first time since her 2012 delivery, the 73m M/Y VICKY is being launched onto the global charter market this May. Delivered by Proteksan Turquoise shipy…

Press Release 15 Mar 2016

West Nautical interviewed Casey Burrows a Female Captain of the 42m MY RUYA from Alia Yachts

With the delivery of the 42m MY RUYA from Alia Yachts in February 2016, West Nautical’s Operations Manager Tom Leyland interviewed Captain Casey Burrows r…

Press Release 08 Mar 2016

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