Bernard Gallay Yacht Brokerage specialises in yacht sales & purchase, luxury yacht charter and yacht management, offering a tailored, professional and enthusiastic service to our clients . We are committed to building close relationships with our clients based on trust, honesty and dedication in order to give them the best service offered within the yachting industry.
BGYB Since 1994
Established by Bernard Gallay, an accomplished sailor, BGYB burst onto the yachting scene in 1994. After just 2 years in business, the company was accepted into the prestigious Mediterranean Yacht Broker Association (MYBA), to which the most important brokerage companies in the world belong, and whose commercial terms and uses have become an international reference for the yachting industry.
Not only does BGYB’s membership with MYBA guarantee its credibility; the company's representatives are reputable sailors and experienced yachtsmen, including Philippe Monnet (Monaco), François Boucher (Paris), Nicolas Marchand (Monaco), Stephane Della (La Ciotat), Jean-Yves Candelot (Palma), Lisa Spiller (Montpellier), Bruno Gallien (Montpellier) and Thierry Barrot (Hong Kong). In having such accomplished yachtsmen; our clients benefit from our extensive knowledge of yachting and our veritable expertise in the sphere of boating technology.Contact us
BGYB plays a significant role in the brokerage world, with offices scattered internationally: Primarily based in Europe (Montpellier, Paris, Palma de Mallorca, La Ciotat, Marseille) but secondly BGYB has established itself globally (Hong Kong, Moscow, San Francisco, and recently Auckland in New Zealand). You might spot us at various annual boat shows including the Palma Superyacht Show, Cannes Yachting Festival, Barcelona MYBA Charter Show and so on. We look forward to welcoming you on board!Our office and team
January 28, 2021
Bernard Gallay and the Vendée Globe
During the second edition of the single-handed round-the-world race, in 1992-1993, Bernard Gallay became the first Franco-Swiss to race the Vendée Globe. Bernard then finished the Vendée Globe out of the race due to problems with the automatic pilot and rigging structure. This edition...read more
November 27, 2020
Yachts Visits Allowed Again
Last month, France faced a second wave of contamination of Covid 19. Consequently, the President implemented a second lockdown, lighter than the first one last March. After a few weeks of restrictions, we are pleased to announce that the government has decided to ease them from the...read more
September 29, 2020
BGYB at Les Voiles de Saint Tropez 2020
Sailors, skippers and boat owners will once again flock to Les Voiles for one final race of the year within the very special context of the little port in France’s Var region. Three hundred yachts will be on the water for an ‘haute couture’ procession, gathering together nearly a...read more