The future of seamlessly, effortlessly and efficiently navigating yacht administration.

Are you overloaded with admin? Not enough hours in the day? We are here to help! We do everything a Purser does, just virtually! Giving you more time and less stress.

We are the Purser you’ll never lose.

The future of seamlessly, effortlessly and efficiently navigating yacht administration.

Are you overloaded with admin? Not enough hours in the day? We are here to help! We do everything a Purser does, just virtually! Giving you more time and less stress.

We are the Purser you’ll never lose.

Co-Founder Dominique Smit
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THE PROBLEM

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Captains administration is ever-increasing, it can be difficult to keep on top of it all

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With a yacht to run and guests to care for, your time can be extremely limited

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Your vessel is already fully crewed and the available space onboard is minimal

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You require the support of a Purser but not necessarily full-time

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You need trusted industry professionals who understand yachting

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THE PROCESS

STEP 1
It’s so easy! We provide a free consultation
STEP 2
Together we establish the services you require
STEP 3
We set up communications, SOP’s and programs
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THE SOLUTION

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We alleviate your stress by taking care of the admin you don't have time for

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Taking up no space on-board; we are your Purser without the overheads

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Trusted yachting professionals; we are your trusted shoreside solution

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No matter what size the yacht, we provide support to all vessels

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Whether it be a once-off project or monthly services, we are here to assist

Who Benefits?

VESSELS 40-75m

No space on-board for additional crew, let alone a Purser? No matter what size the yacht or the extent of the need, we provide support to all vessels. Whether it be accounts, crew administration or guest concierge, we are here to handle it, while you run the vessel.

VESSELS 75m+

Are you and your senior crew constantly in the red with their work hours? We assist by covering shortfalls, leave periods, and overflow of work when required. A constant support with flexible services that you can expand or contract according to your needs.

VESSEL FLEETS

One owner, several vessels, and several different personnel for Yacht Managers to deal with? Having an established Purser between all vessels creates a uniform and professional standard operation to logistics and on-board administration.

YACHT & FLEET MANAGERS

As Pursers, we have knowledge of yachting from the insider’s perspective in a managerial capacity, working alongside an array of Yacht/Fleet Managers. We understand the day-to-day running of the vessel and all the administration that comes with it.

CHARTER BROKERS

Coming from charter yachts, we know and understand the vast amount of administrative preparation that a charter entails and the knowledge and experience needed to get it right. As industry experts, let us be your virtual assistant.

SHIPYARDS / MARINAS

Acting as an additional service to your clients or a behind the scenes administrator. We understand the work needed to keep things running smoothly and efficiently. Our knowledge and expertise in the industry ensure a seamless operation.

CYBER SECURITY / DATA PROTECTION

Trained in Cyber Security; data protection is of paramount importance and Virtual Pursers take it very seriously.

Using security-encrypted platforms and technology to protect your information, we use the latest anti-virus software and malware protection, as well as the latest security features to ensure your data is safe and not privy to hackers.

Acting as an extension of the yacht, we adhere to all the same legalities and agreements as on-board crew.

PROGRAMS / COMMUNICATIONS

Technology and innovation makes setting up a seamless remote operation so easy.

Working with your existing programs and/or any platform of your preference with arranged meetings via video or conference call.

CYBER SECURITY / DATA PROTECTION

Trained in Cyber Security; data protection is of paramount importance and Virtual Pursers take it very seriously.

Using security-encrypted platforms and technology to protect your information, we use the latest anti-virus software and malware protection, as well as the latest security features to ensure your data is safe and not privy to hackers.

Acting as an extension of the yacht, we adhere to all the same legalities and agreements as on-board crew.

PROGRAMS / COMMUNICATIONS

Technology and innovation makes setting up a seamless remote operation so easy.

Working with your existing programs and/or any platform of your preference with arranged meetings via video or conference call.

Co-Founder Bec McKeever

Testimonials

  • A message from the Founders:

    We are honoured to work with a wide variety of clients, and every project we carry out is unique. Supporting vessels, marinas, yacht brokers, yacht management, shipyards.

    Together, we say Thank You.

    Bec & Dom

    The Founders
  • Such an innovative idea that just makes sense. We are grateful for their efforts and contributions, and thoroughly enjoyed working with their team.

    M. Slater Yacht Broker,

    Vic Yacht Charters
  • I was sceptical at first, but the process was easier than I had anticipated, and I have seen first-hand the significant impact that VP has made to the running of our program. Their industry knowledge, attention to detail, and professionalism are prevalent in everything that they do.

    M. Perriti

    Yacht Captain 54m
  • I cannot thank Bec & Dom and their team enough. Thorough and efficient, the team have been invaluable and a pleasure to work with. As strategic thinkers, they brought a unique combination of skills to our program and was often involved in tackling the most complex and integrated challenges. Always delivering to an exceptionally high standard; the team have gone above and beyond our expectations.

    A. Massene

    Family Office
  • Thank you, ladies! You can easily tell that Dom & Bec are passionate about what they do. Their forward thinking and planning were beyond our expectations, an utter delight to work with, we highly recommend their services.

    C. O’Sullivan

    Project Manager
  • It has been an unequivocal pleasure working with Virtual Pursers. Having the flexibility of the additional support week in-and-out, has proven priceless. Their professionalism and focus have been outstanding, a smooth and easy process, always meeting deadlines and alleviating my workload, allowing me to channel my focus onboard where it is needed most.

    R. Buck

    Yacht Captain 44m
  • I found Bec to be competent and trustworthy, with a great sense of maturity, handling stressful situations with grace. Bec further impressed me with her overall demeanour, her attitude and adaptability, and her incredible ability to deliver on all levels of expectation.

    J. Hall

    Yacht Captain 78m
  • I would recommend Dominique to any Captain or Yacht Owner with no hesitation. She is professional, pleasant and very honest, she is an asset to any corporation, always striving for the best.

    G. Smith

    Yacht Captain, 40m

Articles

What is ISM?

The History of ISM Otherwise known as International Safety Management, the ISM code has been integral to the SOLAS convention since 1994. The regulation came about due to investigations into accidents revealing errors on the part of management. It all started in 1987 when the Maritime Safety Committee developed guidelines concerning shore-based management to ensure ... Read more

The Role of a Purser

Size means everything in the superyacht world. Although, the bigger the yacht, the more pertinent the role of a Purser. As yachts increase in size, so do the administrative pressures faced by Captains and their shoreside counterparts. This explains the significant growth the Yacht Purser job role has had over the past few years. Soon, ... Read more

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