Relax, explore, discover, and entertain. Whatever your reason, the pleasure of yacht ownership should never be lessened by the ever-increasing complexities of international regulations.
From an appropriate financial structure at the top, right down to the day-to-day management and operation of the yacht and its crew, it’s in our hands.
Let our crew take care of your crew. We provide MLC-compliant crew employment and payroll services for yachts of all sizes.
Our combination of knowledge and many years of experience in this niche asset class supports Family Offices with all aspects of the ownership, management and crewing of their yacht.
New Build & Refit Management
Our unique array of services are ideally suited to provide comprehensive support to Owners seeking to build their dream yacht, or extensively modify and convert their existing vessel.
Meet Our Experts
Sarnia Yachts does not feel like a company. It feels like a family of talented individuals. No one person knows everything about owning and operating a yacht but together our collective knowledge is unrivalled.
Latest News & Interviews
Shipyard Works – Beware the spider’s web of contractual obligations, liabilities and insurance cover
As the world becomes more litigious a number of shipyards have changed the way they work, facilitating subcontractors to carry out work, and it’s not always immediately obvious. Instead of a yacht owner contracting directly with the shipyard for all works, some...
Malta Social Security Rates 2023
EU Regulation 883/2004 states that seafarers who are either citizens or residents of the EU/EEA or Switzerland and, who are employed on board a vessel flying the Malta flag, must be insured under Malta’s Social Security system. For non-EU citizens/residents, there is...
US owners charter their yachts in Europe?
Many US yacht owners want to cross over to Europe to enjoy one or more seasons in the cruising grounds offered within the Mediterranean. If these owners wish to charter their yachts during this period in EU waters, this is certainly possible, but a number of important...
Not all food hygiene courses are created the same!
It's often said that the food served can make or break the charter. Undoubtedly this can put a lot of pressure on a yacht’s chef and supporting galley staff to perform at their best and provide guests with an experience they will never forget. Of course, this isn't...