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Save 25 percent late booking discount for Skippered Classic Yacht Charter in the Med...

Save 25 percent late booking discount for Skippered Classic Yacht Charter in the Med...

Zillaine is currently being MCA coded and will be available for skippered yacht charter from June 2012.   Click here for our sailing holidays summer itinerary in the Balearics and includes:   Skippered...

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Classic Yacht for sale – Camper and Nicholsons 44

Built in 1961 by Camper and Nicholson, Gosport, England, this 44 ft Bermudian Yawl has real character. A new suit of sails by Ratsey and Lapthorne of Cowes, the original sail makers, have recently been...


Sailing and powerboat yacht delivery

Sailing and powerboat yacht delivery

Autumn, Winter and Spring are on their way. If you are looking to have your sailing yacht delivered or your powerboat delivered why not give me a call. I can offer a quality, professional boat delivery...

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Cartagena towards Mazarron sailing a classic yacht for charter

Cartagena towards Mazarron sailing a classic yacht for charter

Fantastic sailing holidays can be had all year round, sailing in Spain in the Winter, from our base in...

Yacht and boat delivery check list


A pre delivery checklist for sailboats and powerboats is essential to ensure a safe passage. Here is a list of just some of the items we will run through and check. We fully appreciate yachts need attention all year round. We will assist with running maintenance and repairs where possible. Anything above and beyond the normal call of duty will be referred to the owner prior proceeding.

S = Sail vessels only M = Motor vessels only No ref = All vessels

DECK
Hull, deck and super structure inspection. List and photograph defects Yes/No
Radar reflector Yes/No
Guardrails, fittings and lashings Yes/No
Standing Rigging check (S) Yes/No
Reefing system (S) Yes/No
Harness attachment (S) Yes/No
Main Anchor secure with sufficient chain Yes/No
Kedge Anchor Yes/No
Hatches water tight and secure Yes/No
Washboards secure in and out (S) Yes/No
Jackstays - if webbing, is stitching sound? (S) Yes/No

SAFETY
Liferaft, easy access, capacity and in date Yes/No
Grab bag Yes/No (Will bring our own)
EPIRB working and registered to vessel Yes/No
VHF DSC working and registered to vessel Yes/No (In addition will bring our own portable VHF)
Flares in date and sufficient for trip Yes/No
Fire extinguishers in date Yes/No
Thermal Protective Aids (TPA) for each person Yes/No (Will bring our own)
Storm sails (S) Yes/No
Trisail or 60% main (S) Yes/No
MOB equipment Yes/No
Bolt Croppers Yes/No
Bosun’s Chair Yes/No
Fog Horn Yes/No
First Aid Kit Yes/No (Will bring our own)
Life jackets Yes/No (Will bring our own)
Dan buoy and drogue Yes/No
Life rings with lights and drogue Yes/No
Gas Locker location, cylinders secure and shut off Yes/No
Emergency steering Yes/No
Spare water (2 litres per person) Yes/No
Boarding ladder or net Yes/No
Petrol (if carried) only on upper deck Yes/No

ENGINE
Water, oil, belt, water trap checks ok Yes/No
Last service confirmed Yes/No
Spare parts / filters Yes/No
Fuel tanks manual dip Yes/No
Spare Clean Fuel Yes/No
Batteries holding charge / isolated from main power board Yes/No
Stern gland greased Yes/No
Tools on board Yes/No

NAVIGATION
Charts for area Yes/No (Will bring our own as back up)
Binoculars Yes/No (Will bring our own)
Hand Bearing Compass Yes/No (Will bring our own)
Main Compass accuracy / deviation chart Yes/No
Log working Yes/No
GPS working Yes/No
Depth working Yes/No
Wind Instruments working Yes/No
Radar working Yes/No

LOCKERS
Mooring lines and fenders Yes/No
Bucket with lanyard Yes/No
Brushes Yes/No
Towing warp Yes/No

BELOW DECKS
Sea cocks location, working and bungs Yes/No
Cooker with flame cut off Yes/No
Gas shut off Yes/No
Gas Alarm working Yes/No
Bilges dry Yes/No
Bilge pumps (Strum box fitted) location and functioning Yes/No
Water tanks full Yes/No
Heads working Yes/No

Secure lockers Yes/No
Log book up to date Yes/No (Will bring our own)
Ships papers / proof of ownership Yes/No
Letter of authority from owner Yes/No
Operation manuals Yes / No
Log book up to date Yes/No (Will bring our own)
Ships papers / proof of ownership Yes/No
Letter of authority from owner Yes/No
Operation manuals Yes / No
Adequate food and water Yes / No