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Marine Leisure: Smooth yacht transport and sailing with GAC

At ports and marinas around the world, yachts and superyachts have very specific needs. GAC combines our Group’s global reach and expertise with the in-depth knowledge of the yachting world of the Team Pindar professional sailing team to meet that need for marine leisure, sport and event support.

Your go-to-specialist because we’re sailors too

It’s a winning combination that has made GAC the first port of call for many in the marine sport and leisure community seeking integrated specialist services. Working with GAC companies worldwide, GAC Pindar has been delivering efficient and value-for-money logistics services tailored to the needs of the marine sport, leisure and events community since 2011.

We bring a profound understanding of boats and yachts with a team of passionate and knowledgeable sailors. We know that you want access to the best shipping rates, whilst at the same time needing a logistics provider which speaks your language and understands your priorities. GAC is that go-to-specialist for marine sport, leisure and events.

Flexible suite of services

Our unique combination of shipping and logistics expertise enables us to offer an unmatched range of services worldwide customisable to your needs, such as:

GAC has been entrusted with the complex logistics related to some of the world’s biggest sailing events, such as the Extreme Sailing Series, the World Match Racing Tour and the M32 Series. GAC Pindar is the Official Logistics Provider for The Ocean Race (the only provider in the race’s history to be appointed three times) and World Sailing - the governing body for sailing.

We also provide specialised logistical support to GAC’s sponsored sailor and six-time World Match Racing Tour world champion Ian Williams.

Website: www.gacpindar.com
Tel: +44 (0)2380 489924

Abu Dhabi

Offices

    Services

    • Dry Docking Support

      Dry Docking Support

      GAC offers comprehensive dry docking support from crew, stores and spares handling through to specialised spares supply chain management.

    • FSO / FPSO Support

      FSO / FPSO Support

      GAC offers an extensive range of services to FSOs, FPSOs and other oil & gas related vessels. From arranging port calls to logistics support in inward and outward clearance, you can count on us to draw on our wealth of experience to deliver quickly and safely.

    • Husbandry Services

      Husbandry Services

      GAC delivers the best care for all your vessel’s husbandry matters in ports globally. From crew changes to supplies delivery, our efficient husbandry services ensure fast vessel turnaround at all ports.

    • Launch Services

      Launch Services

      Working round-the-clock from strategically located launch services bases, GAC's launch services take care of crew changes and delivery of spares, provisions and mail to vessels, without them having to change course.

    • Protecting Agency

      Protecting Agency

      Trust GAC's protective agency services to deliver peace of mind by supervising your charterers' agency and monitoring port calls worldwide. We offer vessel owners and operators a scalable protective service to complement our range of ship agency, husbandry, ship spares delivery and other support options.

    • Protection & Indemnity

      Protection & Indemnity

      GAC has been representing International Group P&I Clubs since 1973, and is a recognized leader in 24/7 incident and claims handling as well as medical assistance. GAC offices around the world handle more than 3000 P&I claims and over 2500 medical assistance cases every year.

    • Ship Agency

      Ship Agency

      Every year, GAC Shipping serves over 3,500 Principals and handles more than 96,000 jobs. We've become a global leader in ship agency by taking care of every detail, whether it's in traditional agency support or specialised services like bunker supplies, spares and provisions.

    • Consolidation Services (LCL)

      Consolidation Services (LCL)

      GAC offers a full range of global consolidation services backed by strategically located hubs in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Choose LCL or FCL consolidation by sea or time efficient air freight to worldwide destinations.

    • Contract Logistics

      Contract Logistics

      Outsource your supply chain needs to GAC. Our specialised contract logistics improves supply chain efficiency, inventory control and lower costs, while freeing you to focus on your core competencies. GAC's solutions are backed by world-class warehousing & distribution capabilities, and sophisticated warehouse management system.

    • Freight Services

      Freight Services

      GAC's comprehensive sea and air services meet all your freight forwarding needs. Flexible consolidation and sea/air options tailored to suit your time and cost requirements put our global network at your disposal. And you can count on GAC for seamless last mile clearing and delivery to any destination.

    • International Moving

      International Moving

      Whether you're moving across country or to a new continent, GAC International Moving offers comprehensive relocation solutions tailored to your needs. We take care of everything for your move - delivering peace of mind that everything is handled with the utmost care.

    • Land Transportation

      Land Transportation

      GAC's land transportation services help you get your goods to where you want them to be. We handle all types of deliveries to destinations worldwide - from international transportation of project cargo to local retail distribution and delivery.

    • Procurement Services

      Procurement Services

      GAC can procure supplies, materials, equipment and services, giving you the best combination of value, quality, availability and service. Part of GAC’s wider supply chain solutions, our procurement services can significantly reduce lead times and improve your working capital and access to market.

    • Project Logistics

      Project Logistics

      Heavy, oversized or bulky cargo - GAC Project Logistics has the muscle, skills and experience to shoulder any project cargo movement end-to-end. Count on us to deliver your goods safely, on time, with complete transparency and in strict compliance with all rules and regulations.

    • Supply Chain Management

      Supply Chain Management

      GAC's supply chain management offers a complete range of logistics and supply chain management solutions for manufacturers and retailers across industries. Maximise your supply chain performance with reduced capital investment and flexible responses to market changes by outsourcing your logistics to us.

    • Offshore Support

      Offshore Support

      Offshore operations need strong support - at sea, onshore and alongside. With decades of experience in the world’s main oil and gas producing regions, GAC Marine supports all your offshore exploration, construction and production needs, from planning to execution. Our operations are backed by our fleet of offshore support vessels.

    • Tug & Barge Operations

      Tug & Barge Operations

      GAC Marine's Tug & Barge services move all types of cargo, often to remote areas with little infrastructure. Our fleet of modern support and service craft includes tugs ranging from 750 hp to 8000 hp and barges of 1200-8000 dwt, which supports a wide range of operations.

    • Cruise

      Cruise

      GAC helps cruise operators give their passengers a holiday of a lifetime with a range of specialised services anywhere from traditional destinations to emerging hotspots. We go beyond simple cruise agency with husbandry, ship supplies, visa support, itinerary planning and more.

    • Dry Bulk

      Dry Bulk

      Whatever your cargo and wherever your port of call, GAC is the global dry bulk agent you need. Tap into our long experience, global network and local know-how to achieve seamless, efficient port calls at both load and discharge ports.

    • Energy

      Energy

      From seismic surveys to offshore windfarm installation, you can count on GAC Energy’s technical expertise, global network and vast shipping and logistics experience covering the entire energy spectrum.

    • Entertainment / Events

      Entertainment / Events

      GAC has an established track record for fast and efficient turnaround for world-class entertainment and sport events. From groundwork to showtime, we have the resources, experience and network to deliver time-critical integrated multi-modal and logistics solutions in the fast-moving and demanding event logistics field.

    • FMCG

      FMCG

      GAC is a pioneer in the FMCG sector offering customisable supply chain solutions to help global manufacturers and distributors bring their products to market efficiently. Food & beverage products, household goods, cosmetics, textiles, footwear, toys and other consumer goods - we've handled them all.

    • Marine Leisure

      Marine Leisure

      GAC's logistics expertise and insider knowledge of the yachting world is a winning combination when it comes to serving the specialised marine leisure sector. We have extensive experience in offering integrated yacht transport, ship agency, bunker fuels supplies, husbandry and other complementary services.

    • Sports

      Sports

      GAC logistics support for sporting events sets you up for success by getting everything in place on time, every time. Backed by our global network and local know-how, we’ve moved everything from racing cars to entire sports villages to build a strong name for GAC in sports logistics.

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