Salish Yacht Services, LLC is a licensed, bonded and insured Washington State Vessel Dealer with expertise in power and sail boats of all sizes.  Through our affiliation with two established brokerages, with offices on Bainbridge Island, Poulsbo, Gig Harbor, Brinnon and Port Hadlock, we are able to offer professional brokerage services throughout the Olympic Peninsula and West Sound, to help take the stress and hassle out of buying or selling your next boat.

Buyer Representation:  

As a buyer, we will find your next boat, determine an appropriate offer based on detailed market analysis of recent sales comparables, handle the initial offer, any subsequent counter-offers and negotiations, and accompany you on the sea trial and survey ensuring you an informed and optimized buyer experience at no charge.  Our partnership with a local marine title service ensures thorough lien search, title report, documentation and escrow services bring the transaction to a successful conclusion.

Seller Representation:

When it comes to selling your boat, we recognize you have a wide choice of brokers to choose from.  Our location in the West Sound enables us to readily show your listing at short notice 7 days a week; our expertise and market knowledge ensure your boat will be priced appropriately and that your investment is treated with the care and professionalism it deserves during the sales process.  In addition to handling all offers and negotiations on your behalf, we always attend all showings, sea trials and surveys to ensure your interests are continuously represented and protected.  In addition, we provide you a monthly snapshot of showings with graphical displays of online activity throughout the listing period.  Within a few business days of engaging our services we will meet with you in person, photograph your vessel, develop a detailed spec. sheet and have your boat listed online with global exposure.


SYS offers private, personalized instruction aboard your own vessel, enabling owners to become safe, competent cruisers.  From beginner to advanced, SYS instructors will help you hone your boat handling skills ensuring you can dock, sail, anchor, and navigate with confidence.


Draw on over 35 years of experience and our network of talented skippers, technicians and shipwrights to advise you on a wide array of subjects including pre- and post-purchase consultation, sea trials, haul-outs and refits, onboard systems review, trip planning; customized itineraries and more.


SYS offers year-round delivery of your vessel anywhere within the Salish Sea from Olympia to Desolation Sound and points north.  One way or round-trip; onboard cruise-and-learn or concierge delivery of your vessel, clean and provisioned to the cruising grounds of your choice, eliminating time-consuming transit times and optimizing your time aboard.  Our captains are licensed and insured professionals with intimate knowledge of the area in which you wish to cruise.

Skippers For Hire:

Whether for an afternoon, a weekend or multiple weeks, bring along one of our professional captains to take the strain while you relax and spend time onboard cruising with your family and guests.  All our captains have intimate knowledge of the local cruising grounds, and are experienced in planning enjoyable, interesting itineraries that showcase the beauty of the Salish Sea.

Fleet Management:

SYS offers a full complement of fleet management services, providing peace of mind to the absentee yacht owner.  From simple dock line and fender checks, owner representation and vendor management, to full haul-out and refit oversight, rest assured that your vessel will be in safe hands and well maintained while you are away.  

2019 Fee Schedule:

Please contact us for our current rates or to obtain a customized quote tailored to meet your needs.