The Leigh-Smith Family - A Saltwater Dynasty
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