The Leigh-Smith family has been selling boats in Australia for over five decades, years have passed, the boats have gotten bigger, but brothers Dean & Ryan Leigh-Smith still draw on their earlier generations passion, values & experiences.

Good old fashioned service, a wealth of experience, excellent product knowledge combined with an in depth drive for evolving their products ensures the Leigh-Smith Yachts team are your best boating choice for now & into the future.

GOLDEN YEARS. Left Reg Leigh-Smith’s first boat. Top right Noel, Jeff, Reg, Mavis and Glen in Capri in 1970. Bottom right Reg and Mavis inspecting a boat in Hong Kong, 1980.


The Leigh-Smith’s rescue boat Jaycee II was launched with the help of Gold Coast’s famous meter maids in 1967.


The Leigh-Smith families Runaway Bay Marina in the 1980’s


Sanctuary Cove in the 1990’s where Leigh-Smith Cruiser Sales operated from 1990 till 1999 by Jeff & Jenny Leigh-Smith


A photograph taken of the Leigh-Smith family with the late Reg & Mavis Leigh-Smith in the foreground.


The renowned Gold Coast City Marina, designed, built run & 50% owned by the Leigh-Smith Family until 2014
The GCCM served as a 17yr apprenticeship for Dean & Ryan Leigh-Smith establishing an in depth knowledge  of the marine industry


Gold Coast Marine Expo – Founded by Ryan & Dean Leigh-Smith & run for 3 years. LS ceased with Expo 2014


The spectacular Sanctuary Cove is now home to LEIGH-SMITH YACHTS again from 2014!


Ryan & Dean Leigh-Smith at the head of their new sales marina at Sanctuary Cove


Biggest marina in Southern Hemisphere launches upgrade to become national marine industry hub


The biggest boating facility in the Southern Hemisphere is relaunching as part of a plan to ensure the Gold Coast remains a major national marine industry hub.

Meet the team

The team at Leigh-Smith Yachts prides itself on teamwork, communication and holds itself to the highest standards of integrity to ensure first class results are secured for all clients, partners and support network.

Ryan Leigh-Smith

Director + 61 408 758 886

Mat Garner

Service Manager +61 7 5577 9200

Mark Rea

Charter Manager +61 4 22758758

Carl Kellett

Executive Yacht Broker +61 408 758 099

Paul Banning

Executive Yacht Broker + 61 432 758 758

Anouk Grant

Administration +61 7 55 77 9200

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