Author: Pete Green

We're pleased to announce the launch of our new online crew clothing store.  It might be that we have the smartest yacht delivery crew around! Due to the popularity of our crew clothing, our T-shirts and hoodies are now available to buy online. We have T-shirts available to fit both men and women in a variety of sizes. We also have a hoodie...

One of our yacht delivery skippers has recently fallen in love with sailing in the Arctic Circle. Although it is not a place we typically think of when planning our summer cruise, Michele is now on a mission to share his passion with like-minded sailors.Michele was first inspired when he joined a 2-month expedition in 2018. He sailed from Cowes...

When I talk to people about yacht delivery, they often ask, "What is your favourite type of yacht?" or "What has been your best yacht delivery ever?" These are such hard questions to answer. With all the yachts we deliver, we develop a lasting fondness. As one of the leading yacht delivery companies in Europe, we are privileged to sail a...

Rooster Sailing has offered our yacht delivery skippers and crew an exclusive discount on all of their products. Rooster Sailing supply technical sailing clothing and specialist chandlery items. They have an extensive range of wetsuits, wet weather gear, casual clothing and luggage.To find out more about Rooster Sailing then please visit their website: https://www.roostersailing.com/Our yacht delivery skippers and crew can now...

Becoming an excellent yacht skipper is not an easy task. Being a yacht skipper involves a wide and diverse range of skillsets.  These skills take time to learn and very few people will master them all. At Halcyon Yachts we are lucky to have some of the best yacht delivery skippers in the industry. Our skippers have all gained numerous qualifications...

Halcyon Yachts welcomes Minka Armitage into the role of Assistant Operations Manager.Minka has an extensive background in the yachting and marine industry. She grew up in a seafaring household and started sailing from a young age. Minka has been enjoying cruising and racing yachts for over 25 years. During this time she has also undertaken a number of yacht deliveries.Before joining...

Freedom of Sleep has offered our yacht delivery skippers and crew an exclusive discount on their range of jackets.Freedom of Sleep makes high-quality mid-layer jackets, perfect for keeping you warm when you are out sailing. They are a relatively new brand and are focused on providing an ethical approach to their business. The jackets are insulated with 100% recycled material...

Halcyon Yachts are pleased to announce that we will be running another Yacht Delivery Skipper's Development Week this June. It is an intensive course that will focus on giving the students essential skills and knowledge in preparation to work as a yacht delivery skipper.   The instructor for the course is one of our senior yacht delivery skippers. The course will be...

What can we do? Plastic pollution is reaching epidemic proportions. Current estimates suggest that as much as 12.7 million tonnes of plastic ends up in our oceans every year. This equates to one truckload every minute.As a sailor and outdoor enthusiast, I find it disgraceful to see so much plastic in our oceans and on our beaches. The environment that we...

There is something about the allure of the oceans that keeps sailors coming back for more. Whether we are on a long transatlantic yacht delivery or a short hop across the English Channel, being on the water provides us with a deep satisfaction that is hard to put into words. It is this feeling that fuels our passion and dedication...

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 decided...

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 the Caymans...

From raging storms crashing on to bleak rocky headlands to tranquil bays with crystal clear water lapping over white sand, the beauty and mystery of our oceans have long fascinated artists far and wide.Carolyn Tyrer, a keen artist and sailor, is no exception. Carolyn says "My inspiration for painting the sea and boats comes from my love of sailing. The...

It was a last-minute decision, but it was one that opened a whole new world to me. Before I knew it, I was on a yacht in Bermuda headed across the Atlantic Ocean, bound for Chichester, England. Three months later, I've got half a dozen Halcyon deliveries under my belt and the benefits of joining in with a yacht delivery...

As a yacht delivery company, we deliver sailing yachts and motorboats to various destinations all over the world. One of the main reasons for people to have a yacht delivered is so that they can explore and experience a new region. Whether you are seeking a warmer climate, remote wilderness, cultural diversity, local cuisine, epic landscapes or incredible wildlife there...

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 over the...

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 and...

Crossing Biscay is never a small undertaking. It is a notorious sea area, very open to large Atlantic swells and with steep underwater shelving, the sea can be turbulent at the best of times. We were asked to assist the proud new owner of a beautiful new Lagoon 42 with the passage from Les Sables d'Olonne to Lisbon. At Halcyon Yachts...

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 the...