Whats up YACHTNEEDS – Business facts

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How far will your money take you with YACHTNEEDS app?

YACHTNEEDS– the world’s first superyacht iPhone and Android app to give Captains, crew, owners and guests fast and efficient information, at the touch of a button in more than 600 leading superyacht ports and marinas worldwide (growing daily).  

We currently connects Captains and crew 24,000+ business in Europe, Caribbean, Americas and soon to be UAE and PacificThis is because we offer local businesses an easy and cost effective way to get noticed by the superyacht community, on an intelligent future proof platform. In the last 4 months we have had over 185,000 user sessions making us the leading superyacht app used by Captains and crew in our industry.

How far have we come in 12 months, and what can we offer you?

We are the most cost effective strategically targeted marketing medium within the industry

•  The most frequently referred to superyacht industry specific app

•  We have become the leading platform/ app in the superyacht industry

•  You can search crew and industry specific businesses within 3 seconds or less

•  You can find over 24,000 business in the leading superyacht ports in the Med, Caribbean and Americas

•  You can search over 600 ports Europe and America wide and soon we will cover all major superyacht ports globally

•  We have an advanced keyword search making it easier for the Captains and crew to find what they are looking for, I.E you and your business

•  Shipyard pins are on the map for a quick and easy reference of the yards and crew facilities

•  You can target specific personal onboard with your branding 

•  Users can favourite preferred businesses and people to then access this information in seconds later on 


What YACHTNEEDS can offer your business!

12 month profile including:

•  20 images of your choice to showcase your products and services.

•  Full description of your company and services

•  Geo-positioning, so crew know exactly where your premises are located using google maps

•  Direct links for captains and crew to call, email and visit your website

•  Priority ranking above your competitors who only have a standard listing meaning you will appear at the top.

•  Greater visibility for your brand by having key search terms 

•  The ability to add a downloadable brochure

•  Social media links to help increase likes and shares from your target audience and drive traffic to your networks

•  Guest and crew deals to entice new Captains and crew to try your services

•  Exposure on the YACHTNEEDS social media accounts that have over 6000+ Captain, crew and owner followers

•  Geo positioned Splash pages

•  Geo positioned Banner adverts

•  Newsletter banners

•  Geo positioned proximity marketing

•  And much more


Facts and Figures


•       185,000+ users sessions in 6 months (ref: Google Analytics and ITunes)

•       Over 24,000 business listings  

•       600 ports/marinas and constantly growing

•       35% user growth rate per month in the last quarter

•       20% conversion rate in direct contacts to advertisers ( website, Facebook page, direct call or email, (ref: Google Analytics and ITunes)

•       23,000+ user sessions last month on the job section alone



•       8,000+ unique monthly user sessions on the directory in the last quarter

•       28,000+ searches per month in the last quarter

•       1971 messages sent using the chat last month

•       1500+ new users per month in the last quarter

•       200+ users using the app each day searching the directory

•       Average time each user spends inside YACHTNEEDS is 6 minutes

 Because we are in the pockets of decision makers, this places YACHTNEEDS ahead of other marketing platforms, making us the most strategically targeted media in the superyacht industry.

We can guarantee delivery of your marketing materials to the right target personal onboard the vessel, in the right geographical location, at the right time for your business. We achieve this through exposure with a profile, splash pages, newsletter or banner adverts.

Why wouldn’t you?

To put your business in the pockets of Captains, crew and decision makers globally, email app@yachtneeds.net and we will be in touch with a plan!

If you haven’t already, download the App on Applestore or on Android.

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