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Featured RaceYachts

2015 Ker 56 Varuna VI. Arguably the best offshore canting keel boat on the market.

Ker Yacht Design


€ 1,490,000

Ker 56 Custom

2008 Reichel/Pugh designed Money Penny is available for a new owner to continue her winning ways.



$ 995,000

RP 69 Custom


Race Yacht Build Management

Performance Yacht Brokerage specialises in alleviating the time constraints and the hassle of a new racing yacht build program. Performance Yacht Brokerage will do pre-project evaluations on key areas such as the design brief, race yacht designer, evaluate the build process and ensure the entire race yacht build process will bond seamlessly together with scheduled report backs to the owner focusing on timeline management, budgets, and key decisions to be made.

Race Campaign Management

Race campaign management is a crucial element to a successful racing program. Performance Yacht Brokerage can manage the racing crew, race crew logistics, the race yachts logistics, season budgets and race season calendar. With Performance Yacht Brokerage handling the logistics, you can rest assured that the racing season will be a professionally managed and enjoyable racing season. 

As an interested race yacht buyer, you need a representative in the racing yacht market looking after your personal interests. Performance Yacht Brokerage can handle the sourcing of your desired racing yacht by searching all the race yachts and types for sale. From 100ft Supermaxi to a 70ft mini maxi race yacht or an under 40ft performance race yacht. Performance Yacht Brokerage can guide you through the initial evaluation of the race yacht as well as the negotiating and legal process in the purchase of the race yacht. Having Performance Yacht Brokerage representing you will ensure that you get the best race yacht at the right price.

Race Yacht Buyer’s Broker

What our yacht racing clients say

I expressed my interest to compete in our first Transatlantic Race. We contacted Mike to not only race onboard but also to be hands on with getting the Yacht ready for her first Transatlantic Race.

Yacht Owner

115ft Racer cruiser

Mike has been an integral part of our race crew for many years now. As we look to better our performance year on year we consult Mike to assist with our upgrades.


140ft Racing Yacht

Mike stepped in last minute to manage a relocation of a yacht from Greece to the UK during Covid. The entire process was difficult to manage but Mike got the Yacht to the ship on time and we were continually updated of his progress. 

Yacht Brokerage Owner

Performance Yacht Brokerage specialises in Racing Yachts around the World. As well as being the home for Racing Yachts, we are fully committed to ensuring that each client is serviced professionally by offering a dedicated and bespoke service over a broad range of offerings. Whether you are looking to sell your race yacht, or looking for the best race yachts for sale, wanting to build a new performance race boat or simply need race campaign management, Performance Yacht Brokerage can tailor make any service you require. 

Who is this Race Yacht specialist?

Mike's professional yacht racing career includes two Volvo Ocean Race campaigns as bowman. He has achieved multiple Line Honours victories in famous yacht races around the World including most of the iconic 600nm offshore races. He was part of 5 World Record setting race crews through his professional yacht racing career. Mike currently races onboard top Race Yachts like Skorpios, Hetairos, Bullitt, Jasi, Topaz, Leopard 3 and many other top level racing campaigns. 

With over 15 years professional yacht racing experience, ranging from high performance dinghy’s through to the largest of Super Maxis, Mike has gained extensive knowledge on all racing yacht types and understands each type of race yacht and their different requirements.

Mike has managed new race yacht builds from the initial concept to their first racing regatta and he was part of the build team for Camper Emirates Team New Zealand in the Volvo Ocean. Mike then went on Boat Captain the race boat in the toughest yacht race in the world. That experience gives him extensive knowledge on race yacht build requirements for all types of race yachts no matter their racing performance. 

Mike has also worked directly under private race yacht owners and managed their various yacht racing campaigns and race crews. The yacht racing campaigns were based in various locations around the World which required a meticulous level of detail to meet the expectations of result driven owners.

Mike Pammenter - The founder and CEO of Performance Yacht Brokerage.

"Ensuring that each client is serviced professionally"

Race Yacht Refit Management

Race yacht refit management is much like a new race yacht build where the right decisions need to be made at the onset of a build project. Performance Yacht Brokerage has a good understanding of timeline management and budget control which are two crucial elements to a successful race yacht refit. Whether it be for a repair or a performance upgrade, Performance Yacht Brokerage can manage a race yacht refit project from start to finish.

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