Halcyon News

Halcyon Yachts Skipper, Jeffrey Leigh-Jones, will be swimming across the Solent this November to raise money for the RNLI. The swim will be from Gosport to Ryde. Jeff has sailed across the Solent more times than he can remember. In order to gain a new perspective on the experience, he has decided to swim across. Already a serious challenge, Jeff has......

It has been another incredible season for Halcyon Yachts!   The year started with a few cold UK deliveries; there was even a yacht delivery back from the Baltic when we had to wait for the marina to thaw out before the yacht could be launched. Meanwhile, and further south, we had a catamaran sailing on delivery from Turkey to......

Halcyon Yachts are pleased to present an exclusive opportunity to sail on board classic yacht Boleh.   This two-day skippered charter will include a sail from Portsmouth to Cowes to coincide with Britain’s most popular yacht race. With over 1,500 yachts racing around the Isle of Wight, it is an incredible sight and a truly magical experience. People from all......

Halcyon Yachts welcomes Phil Wood into the role of Operations and Sales Manager. With over 25 years of experience in operations, sales, marketing, logistics and training, Phil brings a wide range of skills to the position. Phil has an extensive background in the marine industry both on and off the water. Phil is an MCA/RYA Yachtmaster Ocean and RYA Instructor......

The snow has melted, the days are getting longer and there is a sense that Spring is finally upon us. At Halcyon Yachts, this is always our busiest time. We are helping more and more people with yacht deliveries ahead of the coming season. The number of bookings we have received is significantly up compared to last years figures and......

Halcyon Yachts are delighted to announce that they have teamed up with Zhik, the innovative marine clothing manufacturer, to offer clothing discounts to our yacht delivery skippers and crew. Zhik was founded just before the Athens Olympics. They sell a wide range of technical sailing products in over 40 countries worldwide. The Zhik brand has a very strong presence with......

For the last three years, Halcyon Yachts has been supporting Greig City Academy’s dream of entering the Rolex Fastnet Race, supplying training and racing Skippers and mates plus providing shore-based backup and technical support. This year that dream came true! 6th form head Jon Holt has been the driving force behind the project to get the 1981 45 foot ex-Admirals......

Najad was founded in 1967 by Berndt Arvidsson. Their first yacht was built in 1971 and ever since their name has been synonymous with quality and comfort. Najad use the tagline “For those who demand the best”. No wonder then that the Najad Owners Association has announced Halcyon Yachts as their approved yacht delivery service. Over the years we have......

Halcyon Yachts are renowned for their yacht delivery videos. With an active Youtube channel and a loyal following of subscribers, Halcyon Yachts have now taken the plunge into the world of virtual reality with the addition of a 360 camera. Pete Green, Director of Halcyon Yachts, says “A 360 camera will allow the viewer to scroll around or simply move their mobile......

Boatshed, one of the world’s largest yacht brokerage groups, has chosen Halcyon Yachts as their preferred partner. Boatshed’s span is truly international with over 60 offices around the globe. They sell an impressive 1000+ boats per year and have a huge database of registered boat buyers. Boatshed Brokers personally visit every boat that they list, taking unlimited photographs and videos......

2017 will see the 47th Edition of the Rolex Fastnet Race. This race is one of the pinnacles of World Offshore Racing and there are only 340 entries available. The Rolex Fastnet Race is a biennial event and gets increasingly more popular after each edition. In 2015, all 300 entries were subscribed in the first 24 minutes. In 2017, an......

2016 turned into quite a year for Halcyon Yachts. We had our busiest and most successful year to date, delivering hundreds of yachts to various destinations all over the world. Here are a few stories that made the year that little bit more interesting! Scaramouche Since 2015, Halcyon Yachts has been supporting Greig City Academy’s dream of entering the Rolex......

Enter the Halcyon Yachts photo competition for the chance to win a coveted Halcyon Yachts Jacket, worth over £150! Throughout the 2016 season we will be looking for photographs that capture the true essence of sailing. Whether you are on a trans Atlantic yacht delivery, a family cruise or a flotilla holiday, the Halcyon Yachts photo competition offers you the chance......

On a recent Halcyon Yachts powerboat delivery, our very own Director Pete Green had an amazing stroke of luck. During his watch he spotted some vigorous marine activity less than a mile away, at the mouth of the River Dart. Being a seasoned ocean sailor and yacht delivery skipper, he has seen plenty of dolphins, sharks and whales in his......