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 – our marine leisure logistics arm – has been delivering efficient and value-for-money logistics services tailored to the needs of the marine sport, leisure and events community for ten years.
Our team of passionate and knowledgeable sailors provides a profound understanding of yachts and yachting. We know that you want access to the best rates from a logistics provider who speaks your language and understands your priorities. GAC is that go-to-specialist for marine sport, leisure and events logistics.
Our unique combination of shipping and logistics expertise enables us to offer an unmatched, customisable range of services worldwide and from one point of contact. Whether you need a turnkey solution for an international event, to transport a yacht from the Caribbean to Europe or to arrange immediate shipment of a vital spare part on the next available flight, we can help with that – and everything in between.
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.
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Our range of customisable, integrated and ad hoc services from a single, local point of contact, coupled with an understanding of the specific and often urgent needs of the crew and guests of luxury yachts and superyachts, makes GAC your perfect partner in port.
Whether you’re looking for a reliable agent to take care of your port clearance and concierge needs, you need to take on fuel or provisions, have new crew coming aboard or want someone to guide you smoothly through the Suez or Panama Canal, you can rely on GAC’s expertise in luxury yacht support. What’s more, we can help deliver the best possible cruising experience for VIP guests, catering to every need from guest chefs, spa, massage, sports activity bookings and luxury provisions to medical assistance, meet & greet services, airport transfers, private jet/helicopter charter, limousine services, personal security and any ad hoc requirements.
GAC’s wide range of integrated services for the luxury sailing sector includes:
With over 300 offices on 6 continents, we are truly global. Our transparent, professional approach to ship agency and concierge services ensures that your berths are booked and your yacht, crew and guests’ needs will be expertly cared for in ports and marinas, wherever you go.
We can arrange fuel and lube oil supplies to yachts anywhere in the world, with credit terms for easy payment (subject to customary credit checks).
We can assist with both voyage planning and agency requirements along the route, as well as organising customised onshore experiences for guests.
Our global “door-to-deck” delivery service for yacht spares and marine parts takes responsibility for the entire supply chain. We combine the Group’s global infrastructure with industry expertise, enabling us to recommend the best options to balance the customers’ timing and cost parameters.
GAC Egypt is the largest transit agent in the country, handling the passage of more than 200 vessels through the Suez Canal every month. Similarly, GAC Panama has been facilitating the smooth transit of vessels through the Panama Canal for many years.
GAC is available to assist in popular sailing destinations as well as emerging locations:
The Mediterranean’s crystal-clear waters and Greece’s thousands of islands make this one of the most popular destinations for sailors and yachtsmen. GAC Greece, GAC Cyprus, GAC Turkey and GAC Egypt form an extensive regional network to provide the best personal, around-the-clock attention to ensure that every port call is a breeze.
As Scandinavian waters attract increasing numbers of luxury leisure craft, GAC Sweden, GAC Norway, GAC Denmark and GAC Finland’s network stretches from the offices on the fjords of northern Norway to Helsinki.
From Shetland to St Petersburg, GAC UK, GAC Ireland, GAC Netherlands, GAC Belgium and GAC Russia are ready, willing and more than able to meet your marine leisure and luxury sailing needs.