Let’s face it. Med season is hectic. But navigating the Mediterranean can be a beautiful experience too – made easier by yacht agents!

For yacht captains and crew, it’s so important to have a smooth sailing charter. That’s where the Association of Yacht Support Services (AYSS) comes in. AYSS is a network of highly skilled yacht agents spanning the globe, dedicated to uniting local suppliers and yacht captains to provide seamless journeys for superyachts and their crew. Read on to find some Med-based agents who can help you!


The Gateway to the Mediterranean

Starting your journey at Gibraltar, the impressive Rock of Gibraltar is a sight to behold. Rich in history, this British Overseas Territory offers stunning views from the top of the Rock, where you can also see the famous Barbary macaques. The nearby marina provides excellent facilities for superyachts, and AYSS agents are on hand to assist with any logistical needs, from provisioning to local excursions.

MH Bland Port Agency

The Port of Gibraltar is a key port at the entrance of the Mediterranean, and MH Bland has served the ships passing through this strategic geographic location since 1810. As part of their services, they can receive, store and deliver supplies, spare parts and lubricants to yachts in the Bay and Strait of Gibraltar.


A Mosaic of Culture & Coastlines

Spain has stunning coastal regions, from the vibrant streets of Barcelona (where Gaudí’s masterpieces await) to the rugged beauty of the Costa Brava. Explore the lively culinary scene in Valencia, the birthplace of paella, and discover the serene beaches and nightlife of the Balearic Islands. With AYSS agents at your side, every port offers unique adventures and unwavering support for an unforgettable journey.

Progesco Group

Dedicated to serving vessels, their experienced staff ensures a quick turn around with the most efficient and cost effective services around the clock. They offer specialised services for superyachts in all major Spanish ports. Located in Puerto Sherry Marina in Cadiz Bay, offers a wide range of services in a renowned tourist area. Certified with ISO 9001, Progesco provides comprehensive support including ship chandlers, provisions, marine electronics, transportation, excursions, and afloat repairs. Their fast response team ensures every client receives prompt and efficient service.

French Riviera

Glamour & Elegance

Continuing along the coast, the French Riviera is synonymous with luxury. Cannes, Nice, and Monaco are just a few of the glamorous destinations you can visit. AYSS agents in the Riviera can facilitate berthing in the most exclusive marinas and ensure you have access to the best events and dining experiences.

Agent spotlight! CSS Mediterranean

Established in 1997 in Monaco, “Catalano Shipping Services” is a yacht agency offering administrative and shore support services for boats in Monaco and on the French Riviera. They provide first-class assistance to yachts with a comprehensive range of services, including berth arrangements, port concierge, customs clearance, and more. The multilingual team is always ready to assist with any yachting needs in English, French, Spanish, and Italian.

Successful berth reservations

Their extensive network and deep knowledge of port infrastructures and personnel enable them to achieve a high success rate for berth reservations.

World class logistics

In Monaco and the South of France, they utilize solid and proprietary logistics and work tools which you can read more about here: A-Gents Brochure.

They established a logistics hub more than two years ago between Nice and Monaco, efficiently handling and delivering parcels for guests daily with their fleet of vehicles. Their well-trained team provides expert advice on all rules, customs, and regulations. This dedicated and skilled team, supported by customized tools developed specifically for yacht agents, ensures accurate information and flawless follow-up. Additionally, their top-notch concierge department secures the best treatment for owners and guests, handling all leisure requests such as restaurants and events. They take pride in responding to the needs of both crew and owners/guests with equal dedication and positive results.

Raving reviews

Review #1

“Hi ALL,

Good Afternoon, I wanted to let you know we’ll be departing Nice tomorrow at 11am now, going to Palma.

We don’t have any plans to come back this way, we’re loading on dockwise in Genoa early October.


Best Regards”

Bryce, Master of a 49.68m

Review #2

“Thank you so much for the excellent service, you guys are hands down the best agency I’ve ever worked with. 

It was a pleasure working with you all! 

Thank you again!

Kind regards”

Kyle, Captain of a 86m

Italian Coast

History & Beauty

The Italian coastline offers a rich tapestry of history and natural beauty. From the picturesque Amalfi Coast to the ancient ruins of Rome, there is so much to explore. Visit the charming villages of Positano and Amalfi, or enjoy a tour of the Vatican Museums. AYSS agents can provide local expertise and connections to make your Italian experience unforgettable.

Luise Yachting

Luise Associates SRL offers a wide range of services throughout Italy with a focus on efficiency and professionalism. Their highly competent staff, extensive local knowledge, and competitive pricing ensure timely and comprehensive assistance 24/7. Their commitment to attentive customer service at fair prices is the key to their success.

Greek Isles

Myth & Majesty

The Greek Isles are a treasure trove of mythology and stunning landscapes. Mykonos and Santorini are famous for their whitewashed buildings and vibrant nightlife, while Crete and Rhodes offer a glimpse into ancient civilisations. Swim in the crystal-clear waters, explore ancient ruins, and savour the local cuisine. AYSS agents based around Greece are ready to assist with everything from arranging guided archaeological tours to securing the best anchorage spots.


The Crossroads of East and West

Finally, Turkey’s rich cultural heritage and beautiful coastline make it a captivating destination. Visit the bustling bazaars of Istanbul, the ancient city of Ephesus, or the stunning beaches of Bodrum and Antalya. With AYSS agents available throughout Turkey, you can be sure that every aspect of your visit will be meticulously planned and executed.

Gino Yachting

Gino Yachting, established in 1973, is a leading company in the Turkish yachting industry with offices in 5 key coastal locations. They offer comprehensive services for superyacht crew, including efficient handling of customs formalities, technical support, and brokerage. Their professional, multi-lingual staff ensure excellent service, making yacht travel in Turkey seamless and enjoyable. With divisions like Gino Marine and K-Marina Yat Teknik, Gino Yachting meets all yachting needs, ensuring a memorable experience for both guests and crew.

Seamless Support With AYSS

No matter where your Mediterranean adventure takes you, FROM Gibraltar to Turkey, AYSS agents are there to provide unparalleled support. Their deep local knowledge and extensive network of contacts ensure that yacht captains and crew can focus on enjoying the journey rather than worrying about logistics. From provisioning and berthing to arranging exclusive experiences and emergency assistance, AYSS is your trusted partner throughout the Med season.

Discover the Mediterranean with confidence and ease, knowing that AYSS is always ready to guide you through every step of your voyage. Bon voyage!

Check out the AYSS website here: https://www.ayss.org/

For members listed on the AYSS agents map, click here. 

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