Yacht Management

We are world leaders in yacht management. Backed by a wealth of experience in the global maritime sector, we can help manage all aspects of your yacht: from crewing, maintenance, finance, ISM and ISPS to administration and insurance.

We employ a team of specialists, ranging from naval architects to chartered accountants and software experts to keep your yacht looking and performing at its best.


Efficient, professional crew are the lifeblood of your yacht. We provide highly trained crew members to provide a discrete, first-class service. Our senior crew have a wealth of experience and we also encourage fresh talent into the industry by recruiting and training our Cadets.

  • Andrew Weir Yacht Management offers a full crew sourcing and management service – picking from the cream of global candidates
  • We select professionals who can adapt to changing responsibilities: from luxury silver-service hospitality to skilled responses in emergency situations
  • All crew are fully trained in first aid, safety and kidnap management and are fully compliant with all national and international regulations
  • AWYM also have the ability to arrange crew employment and payroll services, handling offshore salary payments and issues relating to the Maritime Labour Convention


We use innovative software to ensure that your yacht maintains optimum performance with minimal down time. When work is required, we ensure that it is completed on time and within budget.

  • We use the world leading Amos Planned Maintenance System to ensure that all work is carried out with minimal disruption to your schedule
  • Our specialist project management software can write repair specifications and assess quotations from competing yards to save you money
  • We provide worldwide 24-hour shore support for scheduled or emergency docking repairs


Our Advanced Purchasing System ensures your crew is well supplied at all times: allowing them to keep your yacht in first-class condition.

  • Our Advanced Purchasing Service is built on the AMOS Purchasing System
  • A twice-weekly electronic data transfer allows office personnel and yacht crew to monitor supply levels effortlessly
  • Our combination of global reach and local contacts delivers the best services and equipment at competitive prices

Pre Purchasing Inspection

We keep an up-to-date with the global sale and purchase markets.

  • We provide independent valuations anywhere in the world
  • We can also work with your broker to carry out a full technical assessment of yachts under consideration and produce a full report for your review

ISM / ISPS Development Services

We take the headache out of implementing ISM and ISPS systems to ensure you avoid costly fines and penalties.

  • All our crew are fully conversant with ISM/ISPS codes
  • Our specialist staff can visit your yacht to train and assist the crew in the management of audits where necessary. We can also provide on board ISM / ISPS training
  • Our ISM and ISPS systems have been audited and approved by all the major international Classification Societies including Lloyd’s Register, Bureau Veritas, Germanischer Lloyd, and ABS
  • Our systems are fully computerised and utilise IdeaGen’s Quality Workbench software to ensure that the system is simple to use and kept up-to-date
  • AW Ship Management Ltd are compliant with both the ISO 9001:2008 Quality and ISO 14001:2004 Environmental standards