Buying

soldWilliams and Smithells have been established for over 30 years, providing an independent professional service and are members of Association of Brokers & Yacht Agents (ABYA) click the ABYA logo below for information.

  • We hold a safe Clients Account for your deposit.
  • We hold Professional Indemnity Insurance.
  • We use an industry-approved Sale & Purchase Contract.
  • A broker offers you protection. We work to a Code of Practice.
  • Permanent office in the heart of Lefkas Marina open all year run by an experienced British ABYA Broker.
  • We will check outstanding finance & debts before completing a sale.
  • We have professional knowledge on VAT and RCD (Recreational Craft Directive)
  • We regularly attend seminars, meetings/conferences to update on relevant industry issues so that you are well informed.
  • We have inspected 95% of all our offered yachts.
  • Our experience enables us to advise on all aspects of buying as well as information on other suitable vessels.
  • We will work with other ABYA brokers to find a suitable boat if required.
  • We know that the correct ownership & title documents are in place.
  • We will handle all negotiations.
  • We can help organise survey and demonstration.
  • Following survey we will handle any re-negotiations.
  • For completion we will provide correct & legal ownership papers and arrange for payment of any outstanding finance.
  • You have access to a professional association to discuss any problems in the unlikely event they arise.
  • We have been established for over 30 years with a proven track record. As ABYA Full Member brokers we are qualified, experienced and follow the ABYA 2016 ‘code of practice’. click the ABYA logo for information