Marine Surveyors and Consultants

About YMS

Yacht Management Services was established and registered in July 2000 by Rob Van Veenendaal, and a company formed in 2007 after having spent 10 years abroad involved in the Private and Commercial Luxury Yacht Industry. We witnessed the rapid growth of the Private Luxury market in the Caribbean, US and Europe, it became apparent that Australia with its ideal cruising grounds and mainland based infrastructure would be next to see significant investment from both International and Domestic Luxury market segments. Since commencement YMS has been engaged in a professional capacity to assist in several detailed and intriguing projects including; Surveying and Valuations, Design Briefs, Production Feasibilities, Vessel Marketing, and contract Master / Engineering Services, providing insight and establishing network connections locally, domestically, and internationally. We can provide an open minded holistic approach to ensure your yacht is equipped and constructed to suitably meet your cruising requirements, and enhance your time on the water. Based on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, we are ideally located to cater for visual inspections from the Gold Coast to Hervey Bay at very little notice. We can provide a range of support services and associated trades to assist clients with all aspects of yacht purchase, maintenance, and management. It is the diversity of the experience incorporated within the Company skill base which enables us to be the first stop for Private Yachting. Focusing predominantly on Surveying Recreational craft allows us to specialize in what the leisure market requires without the Commercial component, and a user friendly approach to buying, repairing, or assessing your yacht.