Katie is the driving force behind SVG Yacht Services. She started sailing at the age of 8 and worked in her family's charter business before qualifying as an RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Instructor and RYA Powerboat Instructor. Later, she set up her first RYA Sailing school after graduating from University in the UK. Since then, Katie has completed a few Atlantic crossings, worked on various yachts as captain and crew which led her to the Caribbean. She established a base in Bequia and opened the Yacht Charter Brokerage company, Sail Grenadines in 2012 and is a qualified CYBA Yacht Broker and Travel Agent booking shore side accommodation and activities throughout the islands. She founded SVG Yacht Services in 2018 and then later came up with SVG Arrivals in 2020 and it is quickly becoming a key source of information and a useful contact for Covid knowledge, affordable services and on time support for to visiting Power and Sail Yachts to the Grenadines with a small reliable team Agents and Service providers throughout the Grenadines.
John is a Partner in SVG Yacht Services. He started working on boats at the age of 18 and crossed the Atlantic to the Caribbean in 2012 to begin working in the Grenadines after some time in the Med and the Navy. He is a Qualified Surveyor, RYA Yachtmaster Instructor and Examiner, Powerboat Instructor and has a degree in Maritime Studies. Prior to starting SVG Yacht Services, he managed the maintenance on a fleet of charter yachts in the Grenadines. He has captained/serviced boats such as Outremer, Lagoon, Benetti, Beneteau, Sunreef and various and now spends his time travelling between St Vincent and Europe doing surveys, appraisals and ship inspections and sea trials on Power and Sail Yachts with SG Surveys.
Ve Ann is our St Vincent Clearing Agent and available for flight reservations activities, tours and anything else that our yachts needed during their stay.
Alison joined the team in 2021 having managed the administration for various other companies in Bequia. Based in our Bequia Office, Alison manages our billing and accounting and available to assist with any local Bequia knowledge and requests.
Keisha joined our team in 2021 and works from Canouan Marina arranging Clearance, Concierge Services and any last minute activity requests on Canouan. She is very well connected with previous experience in the luxury hospitality industry and has a wealth of local knowledge about the area.
Jasmin is responsible for the yacht health requests and arrivals, liasing with the health teams to ensure health clearance is completed on time and testing arrangements made as required.
Phil is our Agent in the southern Grenadines overseeing operations in Tobago Cays and Union Island. He is well travelled with a great amount of experience in the hospitality and transport industry and also in organizing events and activities. Phil is on call for yachts who visit Union Island for tours, activities, beach set ups, music events or any other requests.
Evan is our Agent in St Vincent overseeing international provisioning arrivals, orders and activity arrangements in this area. Having been in the yachting industry for many years he understands exactly the requirements for timely, quality service.
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