A Saltwater Dynasty


The Leigh-Smith family have been selling boats in Australia for over five decades and 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 Glenn 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
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!
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
The Leigh-Smith Yachts team at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, 2023.

Meet the team

Ryan Leigh-Smith
Director
+61 408 758 886
Carl Kellett
Executive Yacht Broker
+61 408 758 099
Paul Banning
Executive Yacht Broker
+61 432 758 758
Jack Allison
Yacht Broker
+61 408 758 830
Tom Leigh-Smith
Administration
+61 422 758 758
Anouk Grant
Administration
+61 7 55 77 9200