The Blue Book for classic yacht and working boat sailing. A directory of contacts from marine surveyors to bespoke leather craftsman, boatbuilders, hotels, restaurants and fashion houses across the world.


Classic Marine (UK) - Specialists in supplying classic boat and yacht fittings across the world.

Dryade créations Sarl (France) - Custom fittings, wood and bronze

Engines & propellers

Bruntons Propellers (UK) - Design and manufacture propellers and systems for sailing and motor yachts, patrol vessels up to large commercial ships.

Fonderie Helicia (France) - a foundry for making custom propellers.

Spar Makers

Collars Oars – The finest wooden masts, oars and sculls for over 85 years.

Scullywag – Giles Hodge Gilbert builds spars, oars, restores boats and dinghies across the world.


TS Rigging – (UK - Global) Traditional rigging, mast hoops, wire rigging, serving, anything from the Cutty Sark to yachts.

Chuck Demangeat – (Based in Palma) Rigger:

Boatyards and Boat Builders [A-z by region]

Whether you need someone in a hurry or are looking for a master boat builder for a restoration, this is your list.


Adrian Morgan – (Wester Ross) Traditional Norwegian larch on oak dinghies 01854 613 079

Ardfern Yacht Centre Ltd (Argyll). Repairs up to 60ft, marina and boatyard. 01852 500 247 / 636

Boatcraft (Ardrossan). Large refurbishment, repairs, Clyde Marine. 01294 603 047

Clyde Craft (Glasgow). Traditional and GRP repairs and builders, long established on Loch Lomond. 01389 710 070

CW Dawson Boatbuilders (Ross-Shire). Builds Ian Oughtred Grey Seal and clinker double enders. 01854 633 277

Ian B Richardson (Orkney). Boat builder, specialises in Orkney Yoles traditionally built. 01856 850 321

John L Ferguson Boatbuilder (Perthshire). Clinker boats, spars, repairs (cobles). 01738 26696

Mallaig Boatyard. (NW Glasgow) Engine fits, wooden restorations up to 200 Tonnes and 90ft. 01687 462 304

Ullapool Boat Builders (Scotland). Major restorations 01854 613380


Richard Le Bloas (Co Down). Clinker builds and repair. 07711 232 525

James. P. Hogan (Co. Galway). Semi retired boat builder, lecturing and instruction at Galway School of Boatbuilding. 091 592 521

Richard le Bloas – (N Ireland). Maintenance and repairs carried out on yachts and motor launches to 45ft. 07711 232525

East Coast (UK)

David Moss Boatbuilders (Lancs). Builders Otter range of canoe yawls. 01253 893 830

South East Coast (UK)

A. Riva & Son Shipwrights Ltd (Essex) - Classic restorations. 01621 851081

Abingdon & Skabardis Marine (Kent) - Restorations 07737 868 421

Alan S.R Staley  – (Kent) Shipwright, Boatbuilder, Restorations. 01795 530 668

Aldeburgh Boatyard Co – (Suffolk) 8 Metres and Yacht restorations, general boatyard. 01728 452 019

Baltic Wharf Boatyard – (Devon). Various individuals working in the Totnes yard. 01803 867 922.

Barrow Boat Company – (Norfolk). Wooden tenders and sailing dinghies, kits and builder. 01705 597 469

Beacon Boatyard – (Kent). Restoration and spars, wooden boat restorations Rochester. 01634 841 320

Brian Kennell Boat builder – (Essex). Shipwright and small boat builder. 07745 173 908 / 01206 331 212

Burnham Yacht Harbour Marina (Essex). Restorations under a very large shed. 01621 782 150

Charlie Ward Traditional Boats (Norfolk). Repairs and builders. 01263 74037

Colin Buttifant Yachtbuilders / Swallowtail Boatyard (Norfolk). Classic broads yachts. 01692 678 067

Conrad Natzio (Norfolk). Lightweight craft. 01508 548 675

Creative Marine (Norfolk). Electric river launches and steam yachts. 01692 407 843

David Patient Shipwright (Essex). Barges, Smacks, Dinghies. V. experienced. 07801 130530

Fabian Bush, Boatbuilder (Essex). Clinker boats, restoration, plans 01206 728 577

Felixtowe Ferry Boatyard (Suffolk). Boatyard services. 01394 282 173

Frank Schofield Boatbuilder (Norfolk). 01328 878 216

GMS Ltd (Kent). Based at Chatham historic dockyard. 01634 844 114

Harker's Yard (Essex). Wooden boat restoration, experience with Lottery Funding. Working Boats etc.

H E Hipperson Ltd (Suffolk). Wooden and grp repairs. 01628 528 830

Harbour Marine Services (Suffolk). John Buckley restores 1930s motor yachts. 01502 724721

Harry King & Sons (Suffolk). Very traditional, Smacks, bawleys, barges and boatyard services. 01473 780 258

Heritage Marine, Downs Road Boatyard. (Essex). V. traditional boatyard with boat builders, traditional rigging.

Hollowshore Boatyard (Kent) Dan Tester restores Smacks, metre boats and traditional craft.  01795 532 317

Hunters Yard (Norfolk). Traditional day boat restoration and builds. 01702 338 989

Jamie Clay Boatbuilding (Essex). Albert Strange restoration specialist. 01621 853 804

JEP Marine (Kent). John Pollitt. GRP clinker builder. 01227 710 102

Jim Spencer Sailing Services (Essex). GRP hulls, kits and finished. 01206 302 911

John Williams Boats (Norfolk). 01692 580 953

Kingsley Farrington (Norfolk). Yare and Bure One Design 01603 666545

Ken Wilkinson (Portsmouth) Restorations of yachts and boats across the world.

North Quay Marine (Kent). North Quay day-boats in cedar epoxy. 01795 521 384

Neil Thompson Boats (Norfolk). Builder of the Norfolk Urchin, Explorer, Gypsy, Smuggler, Oyster. (0) 1263 741172

Petticrows Ltd – (Essex). Dragons builders, based in Burnham-On-Crouch. 01621 782 115

Priors Boatyard (Essex). Yacht builders since 1892 Repairs up to 60ft. 01621 782 160

Rob Maloney Boatbuilder (Essex). Traditional, restoring one designs. 07901624341

Robertsons Boatyard (Suffolk). Construction, restoration and repair. 01394 382 305.

Roving Commissions (Suffolk). Restoration etc. 01502 575 679

Sea King Boatbuilders (Essex). Clinker boats to 30ft. 01702 473 612

South River Marine (Norfolk). Traditional builder, Steve Evans. 01493 488 469

Suffolk Yacht Harbour (Suffolk). Traditional, classic restorations under a brand new shed (up to 70ft LOA).

Tideway Dinghies Ltd (Essex). Builders of Tideway Dinghies. Mari Riva 01621 851081

The Norfolk Boatyard (Norfolk). Traditional craft restoration and boatyard services. 01263 731 500

Tony Gaze Boatbuilder (Suffolk). Traditional boat builder. 01379 586 241

Whisper Boats (Cambridge). Traditional kit boat supplier and builder. 01223 832 928.

South Coast and Middle England (UK)

Albatross Marine – (Hampshire). Restorations of Albatross motor boats circa. 1950's

Andrews Boat House – (Bucks). Neil Garside restores Thames launches, steamers and trad craft. 01628 810 402

Bossoms Boatyard (Oxford). Andre Jones building punts for the Oxford colleges. 01865 247 780

Bucklers Hard Boat Builders (Hampshire). 01590 616 214

Camper & Nicholson (Gosport). Boatbuilders. 023 9258 0221

Chippendale Craft / Fine Wood Craft (Sussex) . Day-boats and skiffs. 01797 227 707

Churchouse Boats (Hampshire). Drascombe lugger builders. 01256 896 292.

Constables Boatyard (Surrey). Build, restore, hire Thames craft. 0208 948 8270

Coventry Boatbuilders and Chandlery (West Midlands). Classic restoration and chandlery

David Hillyard (Sussex). Simon Cullingford. Hillyard restoration. 01903 713 327

Elephant Boatyard (Southampton). Repairs 01703 403 268

Fairlie Restorations Ltd – (Hants). Paul Spooner & Duncan Walker undertake wood restorations. 01703 456 336

Henwood and Dean (Henley), Lucy Henwood. Colin Dean. Riverboat restoration and new build 01491 571 692.

Heyland Marine (Bucks). Traditional dinghies in GRP. 01628 528 830

Hoad Sailboats – (W. Sussex). Built in wood, Ian Oughtred designs. 01798 344 997

Jeremy Rogers Yachts – (Hants). Contesssa 32 builds to order. 01590 645 454

John Claridge Composites Ltd (Hants). Undertakes work on X class one designs, prams etc. 01590 674 821

JWS Marine Services – (Portsmouth). John Shaw. Teak decks, varnish etc. 02392 755 155

Michael Dennett - (Surrey). River craft restorations. +44 (0)1932 563448

Neville Moore – (Berkshire) Boat Restorations. 0118 959 0346

Peter Freebody & Co – (Thames). Slipper launches and Riva restorations. 01628 824 382

PJS Boats – (Hampshire). Joinery and Carpentary. 01420 489 595

Salterns Boats – (Oxon). Restoration and refit of traditional river and sailing boats.

Shalfleet Quay Boatyard – (I.O.W). Repairs and maintenance small yard. 01983 752 430

Southampton Yacht Services Ltd – (Southampton). Refits and new builds, recent refit was Cambria. 01703 335266

Stanley & Thomas Boatbuilders – (Thames). River launch restorations. 01753 833 166. Mob 0831 862 729.

T Green and Co – (Henley). Builders and repairs for the upper Thames. 01628 829 371

The Maritime Workshop – (Gosport). Restoration and maintenance of historic ships/yachts. 01705 527 805

Wraysbury Boat House – (Berkshire). Tim O’Keefe. River launch restorations. 01784 482 569

West Solent Boatbuilders – (Hampshire). Keyhaven Scows etc. 01590 642 080

Wicormarine Ltd – (Hampshire). Repairs. 01329 237 112

Woottens Boatyard – (London). River craft restorers, builders. 01628 484 244

South West (UK)

Ben Harris Boatbuilder (Cornwall) - Building dinghies, yachts inspired by traditional lines. +44 (0)7570 780864

Butler & Co – Ashley Butler designs, builds and restores unique, beautiful wooden boats.

C H Lavis and Son (Devon). Boat builders SW. 01395 263 095

Cockwells (Cornwall). Modern and classic, designers and builders of superyacht tenders. 01326 377 366

Cornish Crabbers (Cornwall). Builders of the famous Cornish Crabbers. 01208 862 375

Devon Wooden Boats (Devon). Builders and restorers. 01803 722 537

Gaffers and Luggers / Waterings Boatyard (Cornwall). Traditional boat building est. 1965. 01326 374 441

Giles Hodge Gilbert Boatbuilder (Cornwall). Traditional boatbuilder, working boat, yacht and tender restorer works across the world. +44(0) 7749382628.

Gweek Quay Boatyard (Cornwall). 01326 221 657

Honnor Marine  (Devon) Builders and restorers. 01706 369 084

Hunkins Boatbuilders (Cornwall). Maurice Hunkin est. 1912 in Fowey. 01726 832 874

Lathams Boatyard (Dorest), Chris Somner. General classic restorations. 01202 784 029

Luke Powell – Builder of working boat replicas and working boats.

McNulty Boats Ltd (Devon) Luggers and wood-builds. 01404 41555

Merryman Boats (Dorset). Kits dinghies. 01285 820 164

Michael Atfield (Devon). Salcombe Yawl, dinghies, launches. 01548 843 120

Mylor Yacht Harbour – (Cornwall) Restorations, big boatyard in a great position near Falmouth. +44 (0)1326 372 121

Nash & Holden Traditonal Boatbuilders (Devon). Everything up to 70ft. 01803 835 165

Pendennis Shipyard (Cornwall). Build and refit of superyachts. 01326 319 253

Stirling & Son – (Plymouth) New builds of cutters, clinker dinghies, large restorations. 01822 854137

Richard Crane Yacht and Boatbuilder (Cornwall). 01752 822 845

Rossiter Yachts (Dorset). Has undertaken restorations on traditional craft. 01202 483 250

Sail & Oar (Devon). Restoration and any clinker-build to 22ft. 01803 866 680

Seahopper Folders (Somerset). Folding dinghy kits. 01823 663 666

Square Sail Shipyard Ltd (Cornwall). Tall ships and film industry support services. 01726 70241

Star Yachts Ltd (Bristol). Tender builders to around 32ft. +44(0)117 907 9938

T. Neilsen & Co. (Bristol). Traditional shipwright and rigger. +44 (0)1452 301117

Traditional Sail (Devon). Restorations to 50ft. 01548 844 284.

David Walkey Boatbuilder (Cornwall). 07968 562 783

Working Sail (Cornwall). Working boat builders and restorations. +44 (0) 1326 376316 

Underfall Boatyard (Bristol). Historical yard in Bristol docks. General boatyard services on the slip.

North East (UK)

Character Boats (Lancs). Traditional designs GRP. 01253 727 004

Farrow and Chambers Yacht Builders (Lincolnshire). Wood epoxy one-offs 01472 362 424

Mills Dockyard (Northamptonshire). Restoration of Edwardian motor boats, hydroplanes, racers 0115 973 2595

Peter Nicholls Steel Boats (Northamptonshire). Houseboats, specialist steel construction. 01788 891 823.

Staniland of Thorne Marina Ltd (Doncaster). Repairs and fitting out of inland craft. 01405 813 150

North West (UK)

Fyne Boat Kits (Cumbria) Kayaks, canoes and kit boats. 01539 444 300

Kittiwake Boats (Cheshire). Builder of 14ft/4.5mtrs to 16ft/5.3mtrs are performance centreboard sailboats. 01260 252 157

Lakeland Wooden Boats (Cumbria). Kevin Halcrow. Suffolk beach punt. Lymington scow. Northumbrian cobble. 01539 727 118

Patterson Boatworks (Cumbria). Restorations of river craft, yachts, steam launches. +44 (0)15394 36660

Willow Bay Boats (Lake District). 12, 14 & 17ft day-boats and camping cruisers. 015394 442741

Wales (UK)

Evans Boatworks (Pembrokeshire). Colin Evans wooden builds restorations. 07815 075 585

International Marine Designs (Gwynedd, North Wales) 01654 767 572

John Kerr Boatbuilder (Dyfed). Custom-built wooden boats. 01559 363 201

Swallow Boats (Wales). Builders of the Bayraider range GRP. 01239 615 140

Rest of the World


Atkins & Co. (Australia)Modern and traditional construction techniques

WoodStock Boatbuilders (Antigua). Traditional boatyard providing a service to working boats, yachts, superyachts.

Jari Vanhatalo (Finland)

Classic Boats New Zealand (NZ) - Restorations. Kerikeri, Bay of Islands.

New Zealand Traditional Boat Building School (NZ) - Auckland.


France - Boatyards for classic yachts and working boats

Chantier des Ileaux (Noirmoutier-en-l'Île, South Brittany, France) - traditional, well respected yard.

Chantier Naval Pasqui (Villefranche sur Mer, South of France) - Restored Tuiga and maintains key yachts on the Med circuit

Chantier Naval de l'Estérel (Cannes, South of France) - Founded in 1936, in the gorgeous site of île Sainte Marguerite. Restoration, maintenance and repair works afloat or ashore on any kind of yachts up to 45m.

Chantier naval Sainte-Marie (Marseille, France) - Slipway on rails, 30m capacity for dry dock facilities. Builds and restores boats, mostly high-end constructions.

Colin Sarl Les faiseurs de bateaux (Saint-Omer, Near Calais, France) - building traditional bacôves (small inland boats) that have long crossed the Audomarois marshes.

Chantier Naval Dubourdieu (Gujan-Mestras, Near Bordeaux, France) - Motor yacht restoration.

CNSB - Chantier Naval de Sanary les Baux (Near Marseille, France) - builds boats and repairs old boats using traditional techniques.

Chantier naval Pasqui Sarl (Near Nice, France) - Specialising in the restoration of old ships and building wooden boats.

Chantier naval Borg (Marseille, France) - Traditional boat building

Chantier Marin de la Plaisance (France) - General boatyard services

Chantier Naval A. Jezequel (France) - Traditional boat building

Gilles Voisin (France)

Constructions Nautiques Francois Roussineau (France)

Chantier Lobrichon

Chantier Naval Jean Claude Paraveau (France)

Chantier Naval Herve Fernand (France)

Conrather Gilles (France) - Traditional yard

Chantier Naval Carenes - (France) - Traditional yard

Les Ateliers du Marais (France) - Specialises in interior cabinetwork for yachts, liners, shops, villas, hotels and aircraft.

Agencement Paul Champs (France) -  Yacht interior fitters

Charpentiers Réunis de Méditerranée (France) -


Claasen Shipyard (Netherlands) - Spirit of tradition new builds. J's and F class.


Classic Works (La Ciotat, France) - Classic Restorations

Chantier du Guip (France). Based in Brest, builders and restorers of fine working boats and yachts.


Netherlands - Boatyards for classic yachts and working boats

Holland Jachtbouw (Netherlands) - New builds, mostly superyachts; J class yachts etc.

JachtbouwBart Jan Bats (Netherlands) - Restorations and GRP builds.

Jachtwerf Brandsma (Netherlands) - Restorations and buids. Traditional shipwrights.

Jachtwerf Prins (Netherlands) - Restoration of Dutch Barges.

Royal Huisman (Netherlands) - Spirit of tradition builds.

Vitters (Netherlands) - Modern new builds, spirit of tradition, mostly superyachts; J class yachts etc.


US - Boatyards for classic yachts and working boats

Tom McIllwraith (US)

Kent Tyson (US)

Van Dam (US)

Artisan Boatworks (US)

Rockport Marine (US)

Pease Boatworks (US)

Wooden Boatworks (US)

Crockers Boatyard Inc. (US)

Beetle Cat Boat Shop (US)

The Apprenticeshop (US)

Six River Marine (US)

Stuart Knockabout (US)

Richard Stanley Custom Boats (US)

Robin Hood Marine Centre (US)

Ballentine's Doughdish (US)

Classic Boat Shop (US)

Covey Island Boatworks (CA)

Timber Suppliers

Stone's Timber – (Devon)

Touchwood BV – (Netherlands)

Rosenfeld Kidson – (New Zealand)

Rope Makers

Master Rope Makers (Kent, UK) - Based in Chatham Dockyard. Traditional techniques, natural and synthetic materails.

Européenne de Textile Maritime, "Corderie provençale" (France)

Classic Yacht Fittings and Designers

Classic Marine - (UK). Suppliers of traditional equipment, hardware and fittings for classic boats. 01394 380390 

Sail Makers

James Lawrence Sailmakers

North Sails

Hyde Sails

Doyle Sails

Dolphin Sails

Ratsey & Lapthorn Sailmakers

Paint and Varnish

International Paint



Nikki Wellings Leatherworks


Performance Clothing

Henri Lloyd

Helly Hansen



Dubarry of Ireland

Fashion Houses

Newlyn Smocks

Le Tricoteur Guernsey Wool



Marina Yachting


Le Minor

Royal Mer

Mat de Misaine

Saint James


Need to know where to eat at a classic yacht racing event or regatta? Look no further, browse through classic yacht tv's selection of restaurants to find a magical spot where ever you are in the world.


Bar Txepetxa (San Sebastian, Spain)

Belcanto (Lisbon)

Chez Jacky (Riec-Sur-Belon, France)

De Noordzee (Brussels)

De Doelen Restaurant (Netherlands)

El Vaso de Oro (Barcelona, Spain)

Els Pescadors (Llança, Spain)

Grotta Palazzese (Polignano a Mare, South East, Italy)

Kaatje (Netherlands)

Loetje aan 't IJ (Amsterdam Marina)

Los Diamantes (Granada, Spain)

Lo Scoglio da Tommaso (Amalfi Coast, Italy)

L'Equisette (Marseille, France)

Cafe Ome Ko Muiden (Netherlands)

Pantelis marathis (Greece)

Parkheuvel Restaurant (Amsterdam)

Restaurant Auguste (Paris, France)

Restaurant Mira Mar Peniche (Portugal)

The Harbour Club (Amsterdam)


Ben Tunnicliffe Sennen Cove (Land's End, Cornwall)

Butt & Oyster (Pin Mill, Ipswich, Suffolk)

Kota, (Porthleven, Cornwall)

Halestown Inn (St Ives, Cornwall)

Porthminster Kitchen (St Ives, Cornwall)

Old Quay House (Fowey, Cornwall)

Randall & Aubin (London)

Seahorse Restaurant (Dartmouth, UK)

The Hidden Hut (Portscatho)

The Shipwright's Arms (Helford, Nr. Falmouth, UK)

The Wheelhouse (Falmouth, Cornwall)

WR Fortune's Smokehouse & Kipper Shop (Whitby, UK)



Phil's Fish Market & Eatery (Moss Landing, CA, US)

Masion Premier (New York)

Sushi Yasuda (New York City)

Casamento's (New Orleans, US)

Walrus and the Carpenter (Seattle, US)

Swan Oyster Depot (San Fransisco, US)

Elliott's Oyster House (Seattle, US)

Red Fish Grill (New Orleans, US)

Union Oyster House (Boston, US)

Joe's Stone Crab (Miami, US)

Uncle's Fish Market & Grill (Honolulu, Haiwaii)

Bowens Island Restaurant (Charlestown, US)

Cantler's (Annapolis, US)

Mabel's Lobster Claw (Kennebunkport, US)

Legal Sea Foods (Franchises across the East Coast of the US)

Rest of the World

Bangoo Seafood (Koh Samui, Thailand)

SushiDai (Tokyo)

La Guerrerense (Ensenada, Mexico)

Parador la huella (Jose Ignacio, Uruguay)

Da Conch Shack (Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands)

Chez Wong (Lima, Peru)

Ono Seafoods (Honolulu, Haiwaii)

Cafe de Hong Kong (Singapore)

Whampoa Keng Fish Head Steamboat Eating House (Singapore)

Coconut's Fish Cafe (Maui, Haiwaii)

Contramar (Mexico City)

Mama's Fish House (Maui, Haiwaii)

Le Sardine (Bali, Indonesian)


All hotels are selected for their quality of service, recommendation from owners, crew and friends and proximity to maritime attractions. Browse our selection below.

Clare Island Lighthouse, Clew Bay, Co. Mayo, Ireland. (See listing below).


United Kingdom


The Waterside House Hotel (Dublin, Ireland)

Aherne's Townhouse & Restaurant (Port of Youghal, Co. Cork, Ireland)

Marlfield House (Gorey, Co. Wexford, Ireland)

Blairscove House (Durrus near to Bantry, Co. Cork, Ireland)

Moy House (Lahinch, Co. Clare, Ireland)

Cashel House Hotel (Cashel Bay, Co. Galway, Ireland)

Clare Island Lighthouse (Clew Bay, Co. Mayo, Ireland)

Sea View House (Drumcliff Bay, Co. Sligo, Ireland).


The Falmouth Town House (Falmouth)

The Falmouth Hotel (Falmouth)

The Fowey Hotel (Fowey)

Helford Cottages (Nr. Falmouth)

Harbourside Holiday Cottages (Mylor, Nr Falmouth)

The Old Coastguard, (Mousehole, Cornwall)

The Idle Rocks Hotel (St Mawes)

South Sands Hotel (Salcombe)

St Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa – (St Ives)

The Blakeney Hotel (Norfolk)

AirBnB Mewstone View (Cawsands, Cornwall)



Isle of Eriska Hotel (Argyll, Scotland)

Blythswood Square (Glasgow)

The Witchery by the Castle (Edinburgh)

The Pavilion at Lamb's House (Edinburgh)


Pier Hotel (Harwich, Essex)

The Wentworth Hotel (Aldeburgh, Suffolk)

St Brides Spa Hotel (Pembrokeshire, Wales)

Hell Bay Hotel (Bryher, Isle of Scilly)

The Little Gloster (Gurnard, Isle of Wight)

Hope Street Hotel (Liverpool)

Hotels - Europe


Hotel Miramare Imperia (Imperia, Italian Riviera)

Locanda Rossa (Argentario, Italy)

The Exclusive Beach House (Capri, Italy)

Don Ferrante (Monopoli, Puglia, Italy)

Cenobio dei Dogi, (Liguria, Italy)

Hotel La Minervetta (Sorrento, Italy)

Grand Hotel Portovenere (La Spezia)

Grand Hotel Savoia (Genoa)

Royal Hotel Sanremo (San Remo)

Hotel Pitrizza (Costa Smeralda, Sardinia)


Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc (Antibes)

Royal Antibes Hotel (Antibes)

InterContinental Cannes (Cannes)

Le Negresco (Nice)

Hôtel Sube (Saint Tropez)

Hotel de la Ponche (Saint Tropez)

Pastis Hotel (Saint Tropez)

Pan Deï Palais (Saint Tropez)

Le Mouillage (Saint Tropez)

South West France

Hotel de Toiras, Île de Ré. (Charente-Maritime)

La Coorniche (Bordeaux, France)

AirBnB Capri (see above listing).



Traditional Cycladic Studio (Koufonisia, Greece)

Kyrimai (Peloponnese, Greece)



Airbnb Valletta (Malta)



Rustic Eco House (Zavala, Croatia)



Hotel Can Alomar (Palma)

Hotel Can Cera (Palma)

Hotel Calatrava (Palma)

Portixol Hotel (Palma)

Hotel Can Simoneta (Canyamel - Mallorca)

Gecko Beach Club (Formentera, Canary Islands)

Hotel Costa Calero (Lanzarote, Canary Islands)


Sandhamn Hotel (Stockholm Archipelago, Sweden)


Rest of the World – Hotels


Jumby Bay (Antigua)

Cap Juluca (Anguilla)

Jamaica Inn (Jamaica)

Sandy Lane (Barbados)

Eden Rocks (Saint Barths)

Belle Mont Farm (St. Kitts)

Cap Maison (St. Lucia)

Montpelier Plantation & Beach (Nevis)

Peter Island Resort & Spa (British Virgin Islands)

One & Only Resort (Bahamas)

The Caves (Jamaica)



Bird Island, Placencia (Belize)

Thatch Roofed Beach House (Tulum, Mexico)

Polynesian Style Beach House (Haleiwa, Hawaii)

Agonda Beach Hut (Goa, India)

Fisherman’s Bungalow (Koh Lanta, Thailand)

One & Only Resort Bahrain (Middle East)

One & Only Cape Town (South Africa)

One & Only Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

One & Only Great Barrier Reef (Australia)

One & Only Wolgan Valley (Australia)

One & Only Los Cabos (Mexico)

One & Only Resort (Maldives)

One & Only Resort (Mauritius)

One & Only (Montenegro)

One & Only Sanya (China)

Alila Villas Uluwatu (Bali, Indonesia)

Lizard Island Resort (Australia)

Satellite Island (Tasmania, Australia)

Bruny Island (Tasmania, Australia)

South Island Lodge (Kangaroo Island, Australia)

Capella Lodge - Lord Howe Island (Australia)

Clifftop, Phillip Island (Australia)

Eliza Fraser Lodge - Fraser Island (Australia)

Halcyon House (NSW, Australia)

Hougoumont Hotel (Fremantle, Australia)

Lux Resort St Gilles (Reunion Island, Indian Ocean)

Belle Mont Farm, St Kitts, Caribbean


Sunset Keys Cottage Resort (Key West, Florida)

White Elephant Hotel (Nantucket MA)

Stephanie Inn (Cannon Beach, Oregon)

The Inn at Palmetto Bluff (South Carolina)

Post Ranch Inn (Big Sur, California)

The Resort At Pelican Hill (Newport Beach CA)

The Marquesa Hotel (Key West, Florida)

The Chanler (Newport RI)

Fair Street Guest House (Newport RI)

Castle Hill Inn (Newport RI)

Ocean House, Watch Hill Resort (RI)

Elizabeth Pointe Lodge (Florida)

Market Pavillion Hotel (Charlestown, South Carolina)

Fairmont Grand Del Mar (San Diego)

Cavallo Point (San Francisco, CA)


Places to visit


Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology Lisbon


Concierge/Fixers and Drivers

Crew Houses in Puerto Calero, Canary Islands (selection available). Contact: Melainie Schmidt – or +34 629 431140

Marine Surveyors

David Cox – (Cornwall, UK) Surveying and Consultancy for GRP, Timber and Ferro cement. 

Michael Dennett Boat Builders – (Surrey, UK) Surveys & engineering. 01932 563 448

McGruer & Co Ltd – (Argyll, UK) Surveyors & Consultants. 01436 831313

Art Galleries and Dealers

Messum's Fine Art (London)

Marine Arts Gallery (US)

J. Russell Jinishian Gallery (US)

Bonhams Marine Art (UK)

Charles Miller Ltd (UK)