International yacht delivery

Our passion, your peace of mind

Halcyon Yachts is one of the UK’s leading yacht delivery companies. Whether you have a sailing yacht or motor boat, a super yacht or a family cruiser, you can ALWAYS trust Halcyon Yachts to deliver with care and professionalism.

  • RYA Yachtmaster Ocean or higher

    RYA Yachtmaster Ocean or higher

    Halcyon Yachts have the highest standards in the yacht delivery industry. Our Skippers are all highly experienced and qualified to RYA Yachtmaster Ocean as a minimum.
  • Comprehensive delivery insurance

    Comprehensive delivery insurance

    Halcyon Yachts is protected with a comprehensive yacht delivery insurance policy offering general liability and professional indemnity cover.
  • Yacht tracking facility

    Yacht tracking facility

    Halcyon Yachts have a satellite tracking facility that enables you to monitor the progress of your yacht throughout the delivery.
  • 24 hour engineer service

    24 hour engineer service

    Halcyon Yachts have a 24hr engineer support service which helps to ensure that any glitches are resolved quickly and cost effectively.

Professional service

Delivering excellence as standard

Our yacht delivery skippers are all qualified to RYA Yachtmaster Ocean or higher. Our yacht delivery crew are also highly experienced and qualified. We have an extensive network of sailors based around the UK and internationally. Halcyon Yachts ensures that all yacht deliveries are made safely, securely and with utmost respect of the owners wishes. We are on hand 7 days a week to help guide you through the delivery process and to ensure an excellent service from start to finish.

We do not charge for delays caused by the weather. We also have a full 24hr engineer support service which helps to ensure that any glitches are resolved quickly and cost effectively. Our yacht delivery Skippers and crew are meticulous and thorough and will take every step to ensure your boat arrives in the best possible condition. Decisions are always based on good seamanship and not pressures of time. The safety and well being of both yacht and crew are paramount.

Halcyon Yachts prestige

A prestige yacht delivery service that specialises in the delivery of larger and more luxurious yachts. If you own a yacht in excess of 50ft then this service is definitely for you. At Halcyon Yachts we have vast experience of vessels of all shapes and size, our prestige service recognises the additional skill set required when handling a more valuable and larger vessel. We have a select group of captains and crew that are extremely familiar with high tech modern systems and have the experience required with boat handling and seamanship on board prestigious and luxury yachts. Click the button below for more details. 

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Halcyon Yachts ensures that all yacht deliveries are made safely, securely and with utmost respect of the owners wishes.

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Testimonials

What our clients say

Halcyon Yachts did a magnificent job delivering my yacht Nutmeg from Brittany to Scotland.  In particular, the Skipper did an amazing job and was backed by a strong crew.

Michael Dodworth – Hallberg Rassy 39 – Arzal to Ardfern

Many thanks to Halcyon Yachts for a great delivery job in the middle of winter, carried out with minimum fuss and stress. A very professional job done by all involved. Skipper communications and tracking system was excellent.

Jim Cowie – Island Packet 420 – Swanwick to Inverness

Professional yacht delivery is permitted during these difficult times and buying a second-hand boat (for the first time) is a voyage into the unknown. No further reasons needed to commission Halcyon yachts and I am extremely happy with the result. The professional skipper was wonderful. Very experienced, knowledgeable, calm and great fun. It was a bonus to learn so much about the boat from the skipper during the process. Well done!

James Murray – Contessa 32 – Gosport to Falmouth

I have been delighted with the efficiency of delivery. I will happily recommend Halcyon for Deliveries.

Tom Gibbon – Jeanneau 54 DS – Valencia to Falmouth

In a year afflicted by both Covid-19 and Brexit constraints, Halcyon were professional, friendly, polite and helpful throughout.  I had never used a yacht delivery company before but would now happily recommend Halcyon to anyone and also use them again myself.  The skipper gave me confidence from the very first pre-voyage contact right through to final handover. 

Paul Smith – Sirius 40 DS – Palma to Plymouth

Halcyon’s hugely experienced skipper and mate, and supporting crew, undertook the 2,500nm delivery in November, ahead of schedule. with great communication.  It is difficult to thank them enough for their highly professional service.  Halcyon are a class act and highly recommended!

Keith Gabriel – Southerly 38 – Lefkas to Hamble

I was really impressed by the Halcyon service. Having just bought a thirty year old Starlight in Southend I used Halcyon to move the boat to Dartmouth. The skipper was excellent company and immensely experienced. He was very generous with his time in discussing everything he did to evaluate and prepare the boat. The journey itself was great fun and a really wonderful introduction to my new boat. I think I learnt more in four days that I have in any other week of my sailing career.

Charlie Armor – Starlight 39 – Burnham on Crouch to Dartmouth

We were very pleased with the delivery of our yacht "White Spice". We were kept up to date on how everything was progressing and despite the weather's best efforts to hamper the delivery it all went well. The Skipper was very professional and talked me through the boat... I won't hesitate to use Halcyon Yachts again and recommend anyone looking for a delivery service gets in touch with them.

Philip Day – Westerly Discus – Rye to Suffolk Yacht Harbour

We were delighted with the service, especially as, with an older yacht, straight after an extensive refit, a mechanical snag was encountered on the trip which the crew handled professionally and without fuss. The crew even used moderate RPM for the trip, favouring kindness to the yacht and fuel economy over an extra knot or two... I would be more than happy to recommend Halcyon to anyone needing their yacht moved.

Andrew Wilmott – Fisher 37 – Plymouth to Neyland

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