Superyacht Sailing Cape Town

Cape Town Yacht Services

Delivering top-quality management services

Established by Erik Bjerring, Cape Town Yacht Services operates from the renowned V & A Waterfront, strategically positioned to deliver top-quality yacht management services.

With a lifelong passion for yacht racing and extensive experience in the industry, Erik Bjerring brings a wealth of knowledge to his role as the founder. Having served as the boat captain for the Nitro Racing campaign, overseeing the Corby 49 and Cape 31 Nitro, Erik possesses comprehensive expertise in yacht management.

A core offering is serving as the owner’s representative for new builds and refit projects. Recognizing that owners often require reliable oversight from a distance, Erik acts as their trusted eyes and ears on the ground. Cape Town Yacht Services has successfully managed the construction and export of every new Cape 31 racing yacht from South Africa, expertly packaging and shipping them to destinations including the USA, Hong Kong, UK, Ireland, and Australia.

Erik Bjerring of Cape Town Yacht Services

Benefitting from extensive connections within Cape Town’s boating industry, Erik operates his office within the V & A Waterfront marina basin, conveniently accessible to visiting yachts and their crew. His team manages several vessels moored in the marina, offering a range of services from basic cleaning to routine maintenance.

They take pride in providing an array of professional services, including:

  1. Professional Yacht Cleaning services: Employing fresh water and premium, environmentally-friendly boat soap, they offer thorough cleaning services to restore the pristine appearance of your yacht. Their meticulous hand-polishing techniques ensure that your boat’s stainless steel surfaces retain their radiant lustre, enhancing its overall visual appeal.
  2. Re-fits: With extensive experience in overseeing complete re-fits, they excel in projects involving paint colour changes, new teak flooring installation, and navigation upgrades for both power and sailing yachts.
  3. Rig Service: Their skilled team conducts comprehensive rig checks, from pre-crossing inspections to complete rebuilds. They also handle various rope work tasks, ranging from simple to intricate splicing.
  4. Dive Service: Cape Town Yacht Services collaborates with commercial divers who perform essential underwater tasks such as hull cleaning, anode inspection, prop replacement, and underwater repairs.
  5. Engine Service: Partnering with highly qualified marine mechanics, they offer expert servicing for renowned engine brands such as Yanmar, Volvo Penta, CAT, and Yamaha. Their extensive network enables us to source motor spares and parts, saving you valuable time and resources.
  6. Crew Requirements: They can provide qualified deckhands and stewardesses to assist you, as needed.
  7. Sail Repair Service: In collaboration with leading sail makers such as North Sails and Ullman Sails, they offer sail repairs, as well as the design and manufacturing of new sails. Custom sail covers can be tailored to your specifications, and sail cover repairs are also available.
  8. Winch Servicing: Supported by Harken and Lewmar, they provide complete servicing for winches of all sizes, ensuring optimal performance and longevity.
  9. Laundry Service: laundry can be collected and delivered upon completion

To find out more about Erik and his team at Cape Town Yacht Services visit their website or drop them an email.

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