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...
Princess 50

Princess 50

This 2010 Princess 50, built by Princess Yachts International in Plymouth, UK has to be one of the best of the modern designs. With a solid build and single skin / monolithic GRP to the hull there are rarely any structural issues found on these craft. Coupled with the...
Beneteau Oceanis 46

Beneteau Oceanis 46

This 2008 year Beneteau Oceanis 46 surveyed by Solent Marine Surveys at Gosport in the Sea Lift at Haslar was a typical Beneteau in many ways. Build with a monolithic or single skin GRP hull with an internal bonded in tray matrix, grid or internal liner as Beneteau...