Tim Valley at the helm - 2009 transatlantic delivery.

About Us

 My first ocean crossing was an arduous transatlantic passage which brought to my attention how imperative it is that a vessel remain seaworthy, and how despite reasoning, I could not stay away from blue water passage making. Naturally, I wanted to work within various capacities of the maritime industry and that is precisely what I did. My maritime career began in 2004, and has encompassed several trades such as SCUBA Instructor, Boat Captain (100-ton License with Tow and Sail endorsements), Marine Fiberglass Technician, Fleet Maintenance Manager of both sailing and motor vessels, and General Service Technician of diesel and gasoline engines. With a solid foundation and understanding of vessel structures and their systems, I pursued marine surveying with ACMS in 2015, and now carry the title of Certified Marine Surveyor. During the inception of VMS, the primary focus was to perform repairs and provide maintenance services for passenger vessels on the Island of Hawaii. However, due to the local demand, within a short period of time the business underwent a metamorphosis and began offering marine surveys, consultation services, yacht delivery, and more. As sole owner and founder of Valley Maritime Services, I am very proud of how the business has progressed. My main priority has always been and will continue to be boating/yachting safety as VMS continues to expand.

Respectfully - Tim Valley

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Ali, trusted office manager, has been with us since the inception of the company. Ali takes care of our books, accounting, phone, and scheduling. When I am out to sea,

 Ali will be your go to!

 Our Yacht Delivery Crew is composed of competent and experienced ocean sailors who are autonomous at sea. Each of our captains hold either a USCG 100 Ton captains license with a sailing endorsement, or RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Offshore license with sailing endorsement.

To meet our crew, click on the button below.

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