Waddilove Yachts is an independent consultancy offering objective and impartial advice both to yacht owners and to clients considering building a yacht.

We will act on your behalf as Owner’s Representative for a variety of superyacht projects including new yacht builds, major yacht refits and annual yard maintenance work.

Based in Sydney, Australia, Waddilove Yachts is geographically well placed to manage yacht projects in Oceania and South East Asia. Operating in this region allows us to help clients to take advantage of the competitive pricing in the well established superyacht building industry in New Zealand; the growing superyacht building and refit facilities in Australia and the developing superyacht build markets of Asia.


Guy Waddilove is a commercial Master and holds a marine surveying qualification.

Guy has worked as a commercial yacht Captain for 14 years during which time he sailed over 200,000 nautical miles. Whilst in command of various large yachts, Guy sailed the popular cruising areas of the world with owners and charter guests.

During this time as Master, Guy also planned and oversaw numerous maintenance periods and larger refits of the vessels he was running.


International Institute of Marine Surveying: Diploma in Marine Surveying with                                                                accreditation for ISM and Small Craft                                                             Surveying
MCA Master 3,000gt (Yachts)
Cayman Islands Master 3,000gt (Yachts)
New South Wales (Australia) Master Class IV (Passenger Vessels)
Austalian Maritime Safety Authority Master <500GT recognition
Certificate of Local Knowledge – Sydney Harbour