IDEA Data Solutions

Your yacht management software partner

IDEA Data Solutions is a market leading yacht management software company, providing a full range of solutions across the globe.

Our complete, easy-to-use solutions have been developed to assist the efficient day-to-day management of yachts; minimising costs, streamlining mission-critical processes and routine tasks whilst safeguarding vessel assets and seafarers alike.

IDEA takes a hands-on approach to continuously meet and exceed the needs and requirements of our customers. We work hard to understand pain points, providing intuitive software solutions to improve working life at sea.

IDEA Data Solutions


Your yacht management software partner

We are a leading provider of software solutions for the yachting industry. Our flexible solutions are web-based for online and offline usage, to keep you in full control of your vessel.

Our software is available offline through the mobile app. Download the Android based maintenance app free with your software license.

  • Create & update inventory
  • Access important vessel documents
  • Schedule and approve maintenance tasks
  • Access important equipment information
  • Add spare parts to maintenance history with photographic records
  • Enter engine room log values & execute engine room log-rounds

IDEA.NET brings core functionality from our IDEA YACHT software onto your mobile devices, so you can access it anywhere, anytime.

What makes IDEA unique?

Full In-House development

IDEA is in full control of all products and services, eliminating the chance of running into problems due to a third-party discontinuing support.

Custom yachts require custom solutions

Alongside many software integrations IDEA offers full custom software development.

From individual vessels up to entire fleets

Over the years IDEA has developed solutions to display workflows on all kinds of super yachts up to managing entire fleets.

The ideal setup for every yacht

Whether a cloud solution, on-board only or a combination is required, IDEA is able to fulfil any requests. Working mobile is also included.

Transparent pricing

We do not follow a one-size-fits-all approach to pricing products and services.

We put together individual packages tailored to our customer’s needs, meaning that we don’t charge for unnecessary extras.

Personal support

IDEA has a reputation for offering outstanding personal technical support, delivered by real humans (not robots!)

IDEA Data Solutions – Nautical software solutions made simple

Trusted by



in Duesseldorf, Germany



installations of our yacht
management software

More than


database set-ups

Your trusted and reliable partner

IDEA YACHT is a trusted software solution within the yachting industry. Since our formation in 2001, we have successfully completed over 1,000 installations, and more than 400 database set-ups for superyachts, ranging between 20m to 180m.

Our complete, easy-to-use software solutions have been developed to assist the efficient day-to-day management of yachts, minimising costs, streamlining mission-critical processes and routine tasks, while safeguarding vessel assets and seafarers alike.

Our software includes a core vessel database, and modules for inventory, stock control and purchasing, document and records management, maintenance management, engine room logging, and safety management in compliance with ISM standards.

Our solutions have been developed and are regularly updated by our skilled, qualified software engineers, with decades of experience in the field.


Our values

We understand that all yachts are unique.

Driven to meet and exceed client satisfaction, we take a hands-on approach to understand your pain points, providing intuitive software solutions to improve working life at sea.

We aim to be your partner of choice, and are committed to developing new software modules, as well as updating current solutions, and providing value-added services.


October Newsletter

Key changes IDEA YACHT 2022.3 focuses on accessibility and ease of use. Both the web portal and the companion apps for Android or iOS got

Monaco Yacht Show 2022 – the debrief

IDEA is proud to be one of the 450 hand-picked companies that exhibited at the world-renowned Monaco Yacht Show this year, which represents excellence and

Live demos delivered by experts!

Sessions can be tailored to suit your needs and are delivered by our Technical Engineers.