Welcome to the website of Deep Water Deliveries…

I am a freelance Yacht Delivery Skipper and look forward to assisting you with the movement of your vessel to the destination of your choice.

My prices are very reasonable for todays market, and are based on a fixed mileage rate from departure point to destination, with no unexpected extra’s due to weather related delays or any others that may arise during delivery..

In return..  you can be assured of good care of your investment and a swift and efficient delivery.

I thank you for your interest..

good sailing..



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Lagoon 450S ‘Susan Ann II’

A Spring delivery from Cartagena, Spain to Corfu, Greece.

Departed Cartagena 1st April, 2019. arrived Corfu 14th April via Syracusa, Sicily.

Another successful delivery.



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Lagoon 450S ´Susan Ann II`

Departed from Hollywood, Florida, USA. July 11th 2018,

Arrived Queensway Marina, Gibraltar via the Azores on August 17th, 2018.

Pictured at Suntex Marina, Harbour Island, Florida.

Another trouble free delivery.

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Peregrine.. a Moody 45DS

The Moody 45DS Peregrine in Portimao marina..

Another successful yacht delivery..

Departing from the Hamble, UK to Athens, Greece.. left UK on May 26th and arrived at her new base in Greece on June 29th.

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Ayamonte, Spain to Porto, Portugal.. April 2018.

Synergy, a Bavaria 32 delivered from Ayamonte to Porto..

A smooth and easy delivery over 3 days of sailing.

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Delivery Camarinas, N Spain to Alcudia, Mallorca. June 2nd – June 19th, 2017.

Living Dreams.. a Prout 37 catamaranliving dreams

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Bali 4.5


20170128_161110January 2017.   Shamballa.. a Bali 4.5 Catamaran delivered from Arneys de Mar to Gibraltar where it was loaded aboard a Seven Stars ship for transport to St Thomas, West Indies.

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DuFour 425 GL ‘YakiTori

9/09/2016 – 16/09/2016.img_0292

Delivered the sailboat as an owner assist/instruct from Port Gruissan, SW France to Sant Valo de Capo, Sicily via Bonifaccio, Corsica.  Apart from a close encounter with some waterspouts, a smooth and efficient delivery leaving a happy new owner.

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A Happy Owner..

To Whom it may concern,

I am the owner of the boat Elsie which Phil delivered and want to give him a big thanks for a perfect delivery. My brother’s comment when he picked up the boat in Spain was: she never looked so good. Not really a good comment on my qualities as a captain I’m afraid.

Last January I realized there was not enough time to sail the boat back myself so a delivery captain would be the best solution. The perfect one would do it with care and without pushing the boat to hard. Phil came up first in my mind and it has worked out wonderfully. Apart from the delivery which was not easy he was also the best man to have around for the preparations. For example when motoring through the Simpson Bay Lagoon and the hydraulics overheated and a hose burst. It took three days, a really big Aussie guy named Jim and three snap on 1/2″ ratchets to unscrew 2 bolts on the PTO coupling. Phil stayed really relaxed and not once did I felt pushed as a fixed date of departure was not there. The boat is a lovely motorsailer but can be a handful sometimes with old electronics, bypasses of some systems and other stuff. Phil has handled this very well with text communication via yellowbrick. I will not hesitate to call him if I ever need a delivery captain again.

Hien Knuvers.

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s/v Elsie.. a 62ft bilge keel Motor Sailor designed by Laurent Giles.

Delivered successfully from St Martin, FWI to Almerimar, E Spain June-July 2016


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Azzura 2


Azzurra 2

Ex America’s Cup boat delivered from Sweden to Eemshaven November 2014

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