A born "n" bred sailor!
The director of Top Yacht Delivery Mark Verdon, has been racing and delivering all sizes and types of sailboats since the early days.
Mark is experienced in deliveries, having sailed more than 30,000nm.
Gaining the RYA Yacht Master Certification with MCA Endorsement leading to RYA Cruising Instructor after the many years of sailing and boating,
In-between the sailing commitments, Mark has worked in many sectors of the marine industry running his own business in the field of yacht rigging. This not only added to his wealth of knowledge already gained in sailing and boating but built a sound marine product knowledge base
Learnt how-to skills is by doing it himself. You won't find any other person with the same amount of knowledge and skills.
All this adds up to a very skilful qualified maritime skipper that has confidence and knowledge, to deliver!
RYA Yacht Master
RYA Cruising Instructor
AMSA Exemption 18
AS Sailing Instructor
Maritime First Aid
First Aid HLT001,002,003
AMC Long Distance Radio Lic
Maritime NSW Lic
Sea Survival ISAF, RYA
Top Yacht Delivery skipper and director Mark (Spike) Verdon, here on a recent catamaran Custom built Grainger 40 delivery Airlie to Sydney.
His truly sailing the sabre class 2018 on the Maroochy River in Queensland. After some time out of dinghies, with the need to refine the sailing skills he has headed back to the class. Still sails from time to time between deliveries.
The director of Top Yacht Delivery at the helm on a recent delivery of a 93 foot motor cruiser from Cairns to Southport.
15th Jan 2021, 920nm, 4.5 days and four crew. Great weather window for this one!
Your Skipper at the helm of Far Niete a Beneteau 41 Oceanis 2010 model on passage from Mooloolaba to Port Martha Melbourne 2019