BOAT TRANSPORTATION

Tried and tested by dinghy sailors and national sailing federations, top level sailing teams and industry leaders. Trust us to transport your boat, whatever the size, wherever it is migrating to.

The GAC Pindar story began in 2009 when we worked with GAC Bahrain to move our two Volvo 60s from the United Kingdom to Bahrain. Since then, we have been moving yachts and special cargo all over the world.

The Right Solution for You

Today, we work with many transport providers to source solutions to meet your timeline and budget; sifting through the options and identifying what works best for you, no matter what sized boat you need to move.

Spot rates on container liner services and roll on-roll off vessels provide affordable solutions. For a dedicated, charter solution we provide rates from all yacht transport carriers, as well as offering our own specific sailings for on-deck and below-deck cargo options on key yachting migration routes.

For time critical moves, we provide air freight rates for single items right up to full charter options.

Neutrality

With the buying power of GAC Group, and our neutrality within the market, we are well placed to go the extra mile for our customers. We ensure that you get the best service at the best price, and that your needs are put at the forefront of any potential solution. During any operation we keep you updated on the process and timeline so that you can concentrate on your own planning and travel arrangements.

Dedicated Service

Our in-house team of experts oversee and manage the whole process, working with GAC offices and key trusted partners around the world to offer you the best solution and dedicated service.

Health & Safety

We maintain high levels of health and safety globally, using robust management systems to prevent health and safety related incidents and reduce the impact on the environment. All our suppliers must adhere to GAC Group policies and meet our standards. We provide continuous training for our staff and monitor feedback continuously, always looking for ways to improve our services.

Contact us today to find out how we can meet your boat transport requirements.

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GAC Pindar - Boat transport and Yacht transport - Transportation by land sea and air

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Testimonials

Russell Clark – Owner, SY Flame Skimmer

“I have received outstanding customer service from the GAC Pindar team moving our Dragonfly 28 trimaran from the UK to the East Coast of the United States.
From the very first email quote I have been made to feel valued as a customer and, at every opportunity Verity Springer has been proactive, especially in the final stages. We had timely updates and information. I couldn’t have asked for more.”

Russell Clark
Owner, SY Flame Skimmer

Dave Endean – COO, INEOS Britannia

“Our bid to bring The America’s Cup home to the UK requires a higher level of support, understanding and expertise from all our partners. In GAC Pindar, we know we have that strength of commitment and capability.”

Dave Endean
COO, INEOS Britannia

Tim Doole – COO, Plyable

“No two of our products are the same, so our operations rarely involve repeating the same process. We manage multiple collections and deliveries across various countries, and GAC Pindar provides turnkey solutions for these complex logistics, expertly handling the diverse and unpredictable nature of our shipping requirements.”

Tim Doole
COO, Plyable

Paul Shelley – COO, Mark-Key

“GAC Pindar’s technical support, experience, and logistics, transportation and customs expertise were instrumental to the successful delivery of our seating canopy to Adelaide. Despite the challenges and timelines associated with the move, combined with the extremely tight timelines of the project itself, GAC Pindar enabled us to delivery to our client on time.”

Paul Shelley
COO, Mar-Key Group

Saskia Tidey – Olympic sailor, Team GB

“I just wanted to say a very big thank you for helping us import our Olympic Boat. Justyna was amazing and so incredibly helpful.”

Saskia Tidey
Olympic sailor, Team GB

Tyson Lamond – COO, American Magic

“On behalf of American Magic – thank you! The shipment of B3 to Barcelona was like clockwork. Martin, Olly and Luz’s attention to detail is second to none, and we truly appreciate this, as every 24 hours is so valuable for our team.”

Tyson Lamond
COO, American Magic

Fabricio Pablo Rama – Argentina Olympic Team

“GAC Pindar has provided an exceptional logistics service for the Argentina Olympic Team for almost a decade. They are the perfect complement to my technical knowledge of our race equipment and the management of the Olympic competition schedule. Logistics is a crucial part of our team’s performance; we must race our own customized boats in every competition around the world. We have achieved that with GAC Pindar, without fail.”

Fabricio Pablo Rama
Sailing Technical Logistics, Argentina Olympic Team

Neil Cox – Technical Director, The Ocean Race

“It was once again a genuine pleasure and reassurance to have GAC Pindar working alongside us as our logistics partner for this latest edition of The Ocean Race.

Never before has the race been more logistically challenging, requiring a high level of attention to detail in all the pre-race planning and needing to tap into the depth of experience and knowledge that the GAC Pindar team brings to the table. This helped us with all the dynamic situations that only a race like ours can generate for both ourselves and the teams.

I know I speak on behalf of all the teams and the entire race organisation when I say we could not have done this without ‘the next level’ support we got from the entire GAC team that came with us on this latest great adventure.”

Neil Cox
Technical Director, The Ocean Race

Mitch Booth

“GAC Pindar is known worldwide for their involvement in the sport of sailing with a deep understanding of yachts and equipment. They are the natural choice when it comes to shipping sailboats and provided us with the perfect solution to deliver Comanche to Europe”

Mitch Booth
Skipper, SY Comanche

GC32 Class Manager

“We are very happy to be able to count on GAC Pindar as the official shipping and logistics provider of the GC32 Racing Tour. They provide us and our participating teams with a solid, professional and reliable logistic service.”

Christian Scherrer
GC32 Class Manager

CEO EKS team, FIA WRX

“GAC looked after EKS’ logistics requirements on the FIA WRX championship for 2 years. During this time, we found them to be helpful, knowledgeable, passionate and professional. From the works supercars to any small part, they regarded them with equal importance. We highly recommend them in the pressured world of motorsports logistics”.

Klas Boman
CEO EKS team, FIA WRX

Marketing Communications Fleet Manager at Spark44

“Working in partnership with GAC allowed us to deliver our cars into China safely and on time. Communication was excellent and allowed us to track every step of the journey. Thanks to the support of GAC and their local teams we overcame many challenges and a grateful to them for helping to make the Dragon Challenge the huge success it has been.”

Rebecca Albright
Marketing Communications Fleet Manager at Spark44

Director of production, Realise Communication Sweden AB for Volvo Pavilion build, VOR 17-18

“We had great support from the team from GAC during the delivery of the Volvo Ocean Race. With a very tight schedule and limited space in the race-village to handle material, the containers and machinery need to be delivered exactly on time – GAC managed this challenge in an excellent way.”

Joakim Valfridsson
Director of production, Realise Communication Sweden AB for Volvo Pavilion build, VOR 17-18

Skipper – Concise 10, MOD70

“We have highlighted the vessel monitoring service to our insurance provider which has recognised it as a solid addition to our crisis management planning. Beyond this, the support and logistics services provided by GAC Pindar, especially while we are at sea, far surpass anything else on offer in the market today.”

Ned Collier Wakefield
Skipper – Concise 10, MOD70

Fédération Française de Voile

“GAC Pindar provided the French Sailing Team with competitive rates and the whole process went extremely smoothly: bringing together needs of other sailing federations and completing operations without any delays. I strongly advise others that they consider GAC Pindar.”

Lionel Cottin
Fédération Française de Voile

8th Dimension Performance Sailing

“I set high targets with our project to have eight Dragons sailing around Europe for charters, clinics and private events. For us, the fact that we could count on GAC Pindar’s experience and capacity to start moving our boats was a key element and allowed us to focus on the commercial and financial side of our start-up company. The process of delivering our boats from the UK to Portugal was very smooth and accurate, allowing us to start with our schedule with no issues. We are looking forward to continuing to work with GAC Pindar in the years to come and provide quality sailing to the lovers of our sport.”

Pedro Andrade
8th Dimension Performance Sailing

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