Directory: Boatyards / Boatbuilders / Repairers / Marine

Ben Coombes Small Craft

Ben Coombes is a qualified boat builder specializing in classic wooden boats. Ben offers a range of services, including bespoke design and builds, restorations, and general care and maintenance. For bespoke design and restoration work, Ben focuses on traditional wooden boats up to 25ft, typically of clinker build. He is known for his expertise in the Solent Scow design, having apprenticed under Alan Coombes of AA Coombes in Bembridge, Isle of Wight. Ben also has experience in single and double chine building, as well as cold moulding. In addition, Ben works with marine canvas to offer marine upholstery services, including interior refits and custom made boat canopies, awnings and covers. Ben offers a no obligation measuring and estimate service for any bespoke project. Ben is passionate about maintaining the traditional skills and craftsmanship required for wooden boat building, and delivers tradition in every ‘Ben Coombes’ craft.

Stillwaters, Latimer Road, St Helens, Isle of Wight PO33 1TR

+44 (0)7891 699285

www.bencoombessmallcraft.co.uk

Berthon

Berthon Boat Company & Berthon International. Berthon International is the Yacht Sales Division of the Berthon Group with offices in Lymington, France and the USA. We manage used yacht sales and purchasing worldwide, as well as new boat sales distributing Windy and Draco boats and a new breed of go anywhere mile muncher, the FPB. Read our annual Market Report for trends in the industry, or our buying and selling guide for all you need to know when purchasing a yacht.

The Shipyard, Bath Road, Lymington, Hampshire SO41 3YL

+44 (0)1590 673312

www.berthon.co.uk

Boatwork Ltd

Boatwork Ltd are a responsive dedicated family team offering a full range of marine services . Our primary aim being the delivery and quality of those services that exceeds our customer’s expectations. With the option of utilising a 15 metre mobile workshop we are able deliver a range of mobile services from glass fibre repairs, yacht paint applications, gelcoat repairs, marine carpentry through to full composite and GRP yacht refits and restorations. Agents for the Buckley Trailer Cruiser 22 (BTC-22) -Versatile, affordable & exhilarating sailing'

91/97 Saltergate, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S40 1LA

+44 (0)7970 308370

www.boatwork.co.uk

Medina Yard

Medina Yard - boat hoist and storage. The yard is an easy walk to the Red Jet. We have full-time security personnel and operate an open yard policy to encourage cost-effective maintenance for owners and contractors. The hoist is capable of lifting vessels from 1 to 60 tonnes and a max beam of 6 metres. Undercover storage available.

Arctic Road, Cowes PO31 7PG

+44 (0)1983 203872

www.medinayard.co.uk

MGDUFF International Limited

MGDUFF is one of the foremost authorities on marine cathodic protection and one of the world’s leading suppliers of anodes for leisure boats, commercial ships and offshore structures. Founded in 1956, MGDUFF was the UK’s first corrosion-control company and has pioneered the development of cathodic protection technology and anodes for yachts, powerboats, inland waterway vessels and commercial ships. From trialling zinc anodes in Chichester harbour in the 1950s, MGDUFF, led by the Seabrook family, has grown over six decades to become a global expert in its field. As a result, MGDUFF is a byword for innovative engineering and high-quality anodes. Today, with stockists all over the world, MGDUFF offers over 3,000 anodes and a bespoke anode manufacturing service, as well as a range of related civil engineering services.

1 Timberlaine Estate, Gravel Lane, Quarry Lane, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 8PP

+44 (0)1243 533336

www.mgduff.co.uk

Richardsons Yacht Services

Established in 1988 Richardsons Yacht Services has retained its status as a local family run business building and servicing yachts, along with a busy chandlery. The move to their new premises in 2016, within Island Harbour has enabled them to offer a more efficient service while maintaining the same high class of work carried out by their team of skilled craftsmen. They believe they now offer a unique ‘one-stop’ facility for all craft to 50 tons.

Island Harbour, Mill Lane, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 2LA

+44 (0)1983 821095

www.richardsonsyacht.co.uk