Learn About Top Yacht Delivery
Top Yacht Delivery has been delivering and racing all types of sailboats well before the invention of GPS's, computers and smart phones, The director of TYD is a sailor from many decades ago, a born and bread sailor in Australia.
What we offer is deliveries for sailors because we are sailors, TYD was born to assist like minded sailors wanting get their boat relocated with confidence in knowing that its in sailors experienced hands not motor boat skippers. Delivering any sailboat be it mono hull, catamaran, ketch or anything seaworthy enough to sail we deliver it. East coast and Australian waters specialist, we can do the Pacific as well. TYD, has its own crew which are only experienced sailors. We always will welcome owners on board so they can enjoy the ambience of sailing with professional sailors.
TYD's skipper is professionally qualified internationally and domestically, your insurance companies are willing to extend cover for us to deliver your yacht.
We're sailors for sailors!
Not just a qualified skipper, but a marine professional!
Mark (AKA Spike) Verdon is the proprietor of Top Yacht Delivery, and has, worked within the marine industry for the last 3 decades and has run his own yacht rigging business, and is well known within the industry.
His sailing back ground extends some 40 years starting in Sabots in local waters off Brisbane and progressing through to yachts then accomplishing all the great yacht races such as Sydney to Hobart, Sydney to Gold Coast, Pittwater to Coffs Harbour, and many more... Deliveries have been for as along, with racing comes the delivery work, Mark has done 1000's + 1000's of miles out on the east coast and around Australia and over the pacific. In achieving these many miles Mark set about achieving RYA Yacht Master Offshore along with RYA Cruising Instructor MCA Commercial Endorsement, AMSA Exemption 18 (Sail Master Commercial) with many other qualifications..
Skipper- Mark (Spike) Verdon
Mark Verdon (AKA Spike) owns and operates Top Yacht Deliveries, a business dedicated to professional services for private yacht, catamaran owners around Australia. He a sailor for sailors, always available to help out any sailors at short notice. He is a Royal Yachting Association (RYA) qualified yacht master; UK MCA commercially endorsed master<200t and a RYA Cruising Instructor, AMSA Exemption 18 skipper, has accrued over 30,000 nautical miles of sea time, having conducted 20+ different professional delivery trips. He has been on many different vessel types in this time.
To see what it takes to achieve the RYA Yacht Master Qualifications, see this link: RYA Yacht Master
Top Yacht Delivery skipper and director Mark (Spike) Verdon, here on a catamaran Grainger 40 delivery Airlie to Sydney, born "n" bread to be a sailor!