America’s Yacht Delivery Captains

Looking for a Professional Captain for Your Yacht Training? At Premium, we provide experienced, vetted captains for training on motor yachts and sailing yachts from 40-100ft including mono-hull, multi-hull, and catamarans.

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Some of our previous trips have included:

  • 65 Ferretti | Miami – Tampa ($3600)
  • Lagoon 42 | Ft Laudy – St Aug ($2400)
  • 420 Scout | Ft Laudy – Nassau ($1400)
  • 46 Ft Pajot | Key West – Beaufort ($6300)
  • SeaRay 500 | Tampa – NYC ($7500)
  • 65 Fairlaine | Fort Laudy – Abaco ($1400)
  • 72 Princess | NYC – Miami ($8500)
  • Lagoon 450 | Kemah – Clearwater ($3700)
  • 56 Johnson | Miami – Tampa ($2800)
  • 42 Cabo | Stuart – Beaufort ($2300)
  • Leopard 44 | Ft Laudy – Nassau ($2800)
  • Gemini 105 MC |Ft Laudy – NYC ($9000)

Premium Captains was a good choice for us, we were so impressed by their background vetting of captains, they ensure background checks and psychological evaluations of all of their captains. 

Good to know who’s on your boat, we really know we can trust Premium Captains for our  relocation New York when needed. Thanks again guys!

Roger C.

65' Marquis - Yacht Delivery, May 2017

New Owner Insurance Training and Sign-offs

You’ve watched the YouTube shows, sold a rental home, and have purchased a new boat! Woah – No one told you your insurance wouldnt let you steer your own boat on your own.

We are your captain of record and walk you through understanding your boats systems and train you in the operations of your new vessel. New Owner Training is more the norm than the exception.  Speak with us today about what to expect as a new owner.



Competitive Rates

Research with confidence knowing that your hard earned money will be respected and your boat will be honored like it was one of our own.

Master Captains

All of our captains are USCG or RYA Master Captains with a lengthy experience from charter boats, sea trials, and boat or yacht delivery.

Follow Your Captain

Using satellite communications for offshore passages, you can follow the progress of your catamaran delivery team adding peace of mind.

Passage Planning

Your first trip to The Bahamas? Not sure how to handle the provisioning, navigation planning, and customs/immigration processes? 

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Again, Thanks Domonic for taking such good care of the boat while moving it to Hopetown in the Abacos for me. Well done and look forward to seeing you again for the next time. 


65' Fairlane Squadron - Yacht Delivery, July 2019

What is a Premium Captain?

What is a Premium Captain? We personally “handpick” and vet each of our yacht captains so you can have peace of mind knowing you have a well-trained professional “showing you the ropes”!

Our Captains and Vetting Process: Every one of our “Premium Captains” has:* A USCG Master Captain Certification or RYA (European Certification) 

* Over 730 days “on the water” of actual piloting a motor or sail yacht 
* Been interviewed and vetted for certifications, background, and professional references

Premium Captains Deliver Motor Yachts & Sailing Boats

Based out of South Florida, we ARE captains, so we KNOW captains. We are well acquainted with other captains, owners and brokers in this industry…the good, the bad and the ugly. We know what you as a boat owner values, and what you will not tolerate.

We do the vetting process for you, including reference and background checks, and evaluations that assess the technical and interpersonal skills of each captain we offer .

When you hire one of our Premium Captains, you already KNOW we have found you “one of the good ones”!

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“Our insurance required us to have a 40 hour training. We thought we were ready, but wow we learned so much more during our training with Premium Captains - invaluable - Thank you”

John Osbourne – 44 Leopard

“Thank you Ambrosia and your team from making sure everything was thought out for a two week relocation on our new Lagoon 450. With gained confidence, we felt secure knowing you had our backs.”

Chip & Darbie Mauls, Maine

“Premium Captains helped me prepare for the seemingly challenging world of captaining, navigating, and gave us amazing docking tip all in a matter of weeks!”

Gregg Foust – Bali 43

Flat Rate Delivery Captain

Our team is built with US Coast Guard Master Captains providing professional yacht delivery and relocations of BOTH motor and sailing yachts, power boats, and catamarans.

Whether you need to hire a boat delivery Captain to efficiently and safely deliver your vessel for you, or you need a yacht delivery captain to assist with training underway. Maybe you just need a relief delivery captain to accompany you and take watch rotations for overnight Gulf of Mexico crossings. We’ve got you covered!

Our Captains can cover a myriad of yacht delivery and vessel relocation situations:

  • Local and non-local boat delivery
  • Inland Waters, Near Shore, and Offshore Skilled Captains
  • Atlantic Coast/ East Coast Yacht Delivery
  • Gulf Coast Boat Delivery (Kemah)
  • The Bahamas Yacht and Catamaran Delivery
  • Caribbean Delivery and Vessel Relocation
  • Florida Keys Waterway Passage 
  • Florida Okeechobee waterway (The Ditch)

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So you want to buy a boat?

We’ve Got You Covered With Experienced Master Captains For Sea Trials & Pre-sales Consultations:

Thinking of purchasing a new yacht? Or already have one in mind? Need a captain to take you out on a sea trial before you buy? We already provide this service to several main yacht brokerages in Fort Lauderdale. Our captains know what to expect, the questions you need answered, and how to stretch a vessel so you can really assess what she is made of…BEFORE you buy!

Safety checks:

Not sure if your vessel will pass a Coast Guard inspection…we do! Let us walk through your boat with you and give you the peace of mind to KNOW that all of your safety and navigation systems are in order. This service is also provided before any vessel delivery or relocation that we perform.

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2020 Bahamas Vessel Entry Fees

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