As a seasoned professional in the yacht industry, you recognize the intricate process involved in orchestrating a successful refit project. At VMG Yachtbuilders, we understand the unique challenges and opportunities that come with each refit endeavor. Leveraging our expertise and collaborative approach, we aim to provide tailored solutions that align seamlessly with your vision and surpass expectations. Let us embark on this journey together, enhancing your client’s yacht to new heights of excellence.

Our process

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Yard Selection

For professionals like yourself, the refit process begins at the crucial stage of yard selection. It’s about finding more than just a capable facility; it’s about partnering with a shipyard that shares your commitment to excellence and understands the nuances of yacht refitting. Working closely with your team, we conduct a thorough evaluation of costs, timelines, and project specifics. This process leads to the development of a final specification, ensuring that every detail of the refit aligns perfectly with your client’s vision.

This marks the beginning of transforming dreams into reality. We carefully plan and execute every aspect of the refit process to match your client’s aspirations. With a reputation for excellence and a track record of delivering exceptional results, VMG Yachtbuilders stands out as the ideal partner for professionals seeking to collaborate on yacht refit projects.

  • Final specification
  • Calculation


Refit preparation

With the yard selected, the preparation phase focuses on laying the essential groundwork needed to kickstart the transformation of your client’s yacht. Working hand in hand with your team, we plan every aspect of the refit, from selecting suppliers to establishing project timelines and financial frameworks. Our transparent approach ensures that every detail is carefully planned to meet your client’s expectations and deliver exceptional results.

Project planning includes scheduling each stage of the project, setting milestones, and allocating resources effectively. The project plan serves as a roadmap, ensuring that the refit process stays on track and meets the specified timelines.

In parallel, the invoicing protocol is established, setting the framework for a streamlined financial process, making it easier to track expenses and stay within budget. At VMG Yachtbuilders we use dedicated accountancy software that shows all hours and expenses at any time. We believe in 100% transparency and accountability.

Contract negotiations finalize terms with the yard and suppliers. Once negotiations come to an end, contracts are signed, solidifying commitments.

The preparation stage efficiently sets the groundwork for a transparent, coordinated, and successful refit process, ready to bring your client’s vision to life.

  • Selection of suppliers
  • Purchase planning
  • Project planning
  • Invoicing protocol
  • Project administration
  • Contract negotiations
  • Contract signing


Start Refitting process

The time has come to initiate the actual refit process. Our team of skilled craftsmen and technicians, led by experienced professionals, ensures that every step of the refitting process is executed with precision and expertise. From engineering to dismantling & inspection, we provide regular updates and maintain open communication with your team, ensuring that your client’s vision is realized every step of the way.

  • Engineering
  • Refitting process:
    • Dismantling & inspection
    • Reporting
    • Evaluation
    • Update project boundaries


Change orders

During the process insights can change, new technology becomes available or decisions are made for more jobs. After being briefed we will supply you with a Change Order Form that states consequences in terms of costs, time and weight if of any importance. We will implement the change order in the process as soon as it’s signed.


Commissioning & Testing

As the refit approaches completion, the commissioning and testing phase ensures that every aspect of the yacht meets the highest standards of performance and safety. Rigorous testing procedures guarantee optimal functionality, providing peace of mind for both you and your client as they prepare to embark on new adventures with their revitalized yacht.


Delivery and Acceptance

The culmination of the refit project is the official handover, where your client’s dream yacht is ready to set sail on new adventures. Our team coordinates the final inspection and walkthrough, ensuring that every detail meets your client’s specifications and expectations. With the yacht primed and ready for the open sea, we celebrate the successful completion of the refit project and the beginning of unforgettable journeys ahead.

  • Paintwork and varnishing
  • Systems upgrade
  • Perfection in detail
  • Reliability


Warranty and Maintenance

Even after delivery, our commitment to your client’s satisfaction continues. Our comprehensive warranty and maintenance programs provide ongoing support and assistance, ensuring the continued performance and value of their yacht for years to come. As your trusted partner in the yacht industry, VMG Yachtbuilders is dedicated to building solid relationships and delivering exceptional results, every step of the way.

  • Maintenance
  • Resale

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Carpentry team

One of VMG Yachtbuilders’ greatest assets is our exceptional carpentry team. Enkhuizen, renowned for its tradition of Dutch yacht building, is home to many of the finest carpenters in the industry. At VMG, we have gathered these top talents to ensure that every piece of work we deliver reflects outstanding quality and craftsmanship. Our dedicated carpentry team brings unparalleled skill and attention to detail to every project, embodying the rich heritage of Dutch yacht building in each custom yacht we create, refit we do or brand we build.


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