Bavaria 36

Bavaria 36

This 2004 Bavaria 36 had only just arrived back in the UK. She was delivered from Southern France to the UK to avoid any post Brexit VAT issues by her owner. She was sold within days of being advertised by the Bavaria main dealer, Clipper Marine at Swanwick Marina. As...
Jeanneau 51

Jeanneau 51

This very recent Jeanneau 51 was surveyed for a pre-purchase survey at Port Solent by Solent Marine Surveys. As with several of the surveys we undertook during the Covid-19 lockdowns the buyer was unable to view her. Instead relying on a video walk though with the...
Hanse 470e

Hanse 470e

We sea trialled and carried out a pre-purchase survey on this Hanse 470e in a beautiful archipelago near Saltsjobaden just a few miles south of Stockholm, Sweden. This was my third yacht survey in Scandinavia within a few months; it is always odd how some survey...
J/122

J/122

This high-performance racer/cruiser by J-Boats was surveyed at the main UK importer’s site, Key Yachting in Hamble. As with all J-Boats, she was built with a balsa cored hull and, like the more recent vessels from J-Boats she had a foam cored deck – the older...
Nordhavn 72

Nordhavn 72

This heavy displacement offshore trawler type vessel was built in 2004 by PAE (Pacific Asian Enterprises) / Ta Shing Yacht Building. Ta Shing in the far East. Several Nordhavn models have made extended ocean passages and, according to Nordhavn.com in 2021, the smaller...
Mystic 60

Mystic 60

This Mystic 60 surveyed at Berthon, Lymington has to be one of the prettiest vessels in the Solent. Built in 1987 by the Ta Shing Yacht Building Company, Taiwan, this is undoubtedly one of their finest. Beautifully constructed with a classic sheer line and low...