PMBD Yacht Management

Planning a cruise to the Pacific Northwest?  PMBD Yacht Management can help!

  • PMBD offers support for all your needs -- advance planning for refit and repairs, engineering and project management support, outfitting for British Columbia & Alaska cruises, voyage planning, vessel operations & management, crew headhunting, etc.
  • Outfitting, Refit and Repairs -- the Seattle/Greater Puget Sound region offers some of the world's finest yacht crafters.  Home to Delta Marine, Westport Shipyard, Christensen Yachts, Northern Yachts, Townsend Bay Marine, Nordlund, and numerous others, the region is famous for fine yacht building and repair. 
  • Excellent support services in the region -- superyacht moorage, outfitting and services are available in scenic areas such as Seattle, Port Townsend, Anacortes, etc. Come to the land of Microsoft, Starbucks and Costco -- you name it, it's here!
  • Licensed naval architect Rick Etsell can provide detailed engineering studies, classification society liaison, evaluations for stability, tonnage, performance, mechanical & electrical systems, etc. Project management oversight for refits and repairs to ensure compliance with applicable codes, etc.
  • Cruising itineraries with local knowledge -- Northwest native from a pioneer family (since 1888!), Rick has been cruising these waters for over 50 years.
  • 200 ton Master license with excellent references. (Currently captain of 92' M.V. Olympus, world-famous classic 1929 fantail motoryacht.)
  • Please contact me regarding Classic Yacht Captain services. Potential availablity Summer 2014+