The Association of Yacht Support Services

Since 1991, AYSS has prided itself with a cohort of members from some of the most celebrated yacht agents in the world. This is the very basis on which our foundations are laid and undertake a thorough assessment of all applicants to ensure quality and professionalism. Members stretch from remote regions of Canada and the south Pacific, right into the vibrance of the Mediterranean and the Caribbean. For this reason, yacht captains and crew can be confident in employing a reputable agent wherever they visit.

This month, we are thrilled to announce three new joiners to our ever-expanding membership base. Cobra Tours and Yacht Services, based in Dominica and Island Sailors, operating in the Maldives have almost 40 years’ experience between them! We are also honoured to be joined by Superyacht Cargo as an associate member.

Newest AYSS members

Dominica is a gem in the Caribbean sea, surrounded by crystal clear oceans and abundant marine life. Cobra Tours & Yacht Services based in Prince Rupert Bay, specialise in provisioning, immigration and custom clearance and concierge services. As a recipient of the 2013 Tourism Director’s award, visiting yachts can be confident in stopping over with them – and who would dare to miss the opportunity to call in at the filming site of the Pirates of the Caribbean film? Pass the rum!

The Maldives is endlessly popular with superyachts, often used as a opportune and luxurious break between the Mediterranean and mainland Asia. Being in such high demand, more than one yacht agent is needed to service inbound yachts. AYSS have recently acquired a third Maldives yacht agent – and we are hugely excited!

Island Sailors provide services to the most luxurious superyachts to roam the oceans. Inward and outward clearance, customs and immigration, cruise itineraries and provisioning are just some of their first-class services available. If you’re heading to the Maldives, be sure to get in touch with their friendly and professional team.

Maldives superyacht destination

Photo Credit: Island Sailors

We are also delighted to announce an associate membership with Superyacht Cargo. Specialists in the industry for over 20 years, the team use three global hubs for transporting everything from Christmas trees (get your order in now!) and hazardous materials to medical supplies and luxury demands.

Superyacht Cargo provide a secure, punctual and dependable service. This has gained them international recognition and we are only too pleased to have them on-board at AYSS.

Three new members and exciting developments out of our AGM during Monaco Yacht Show in September sees some very exciting prospects ahead of us for 2019. More on that later, but for now, ensure you find out more about all our agents at today. Are you a Yacht Agent interested in membership? Please get in touch. Associate membership is also a great opportunity for services to the superyacht industry to extend their client base. Please enquire for more information.