Our passion, your peace of mind

Halcyon Yachts

Halcyon Yachts is a reputable and competent yacht delivery company with an outstanding reputation. We pride ourselves on our exceptional service and considerate approach to all our yacht and powerboat deliveries.

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Experience

The highest standards

We have the highest standards in the yacht delivery industry. Our Skippers are qualified to RYA Yachtmaster Ocean as a minimum. They all have years of experience and are dedicated professionals. Our First Mates are also experienced and qualified skippers. We have a large network of excellent sailors based around the UK, Europe and Worldwide. The safety and well-being of both yacht and crew are paramount. Decisions are always based on good seamanship and not pressures of time.

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Our passion, your peace of mind

Meet our team

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Managing Director of Halcyon Yachts

Pete Green

Pete, a professional yachtsman, founded Halcyon Yachts Ltd in 2010. Pete grew up in a sailing family and yachting became a huge part of his life from a young age. As a teenager, he worked as a dinghy instructor at Mylor Sailing School. He qualified as a commercially endorsed RYA Yachtmaster Offshore in his early 20’s and quickly went on to become an RYA Yachtmaster Instructor. Pete then worked as a freelance skipper and instructor for numerous RYA sailing schools and yacht delivery companies. He also worked as a flotilla skipper and spent a season in the superyacht industry working on a classic yacht in the Caribbean. Yacht delivery was Pete’s real passion and this lead him on to form the highly reputable organisation of Halcyon Yachts.

Phil Wood - Operations and Sales Manager - Halcyon Yachts

Director Sales and Operations

Phil Wood

Phil, Director Sales and Operations, will be the first point of contact for many of our clients. He is an expert in logistics and is dedicated to providing a service that is second to none. Also a qualified skipper, Phil has an excellent all round knowledge of yachts. He has sailed on various vessels ranging from a Contessa 32, an Open 60 and an Oyster 82. Phil loves nothing more than helping our ever-growing client base with any questions or queries that they may have.

Phil Wood - Operations and Sales Manager - Halcyon Yachts
Minka Armitage, Halcyon Yachts Assistant Operations Manager, head and shoulders photo in front of a yacht.

Assistant Operations Manager

Minka Armitage

Minka, Assistant Operations Manager, lives in Cowes, the heart of the UK sailing industry. She is passionate about providing the best possible crew for our numerous national and international yacht deliveries. Minka is meticulous and thorough and is always there to help. She has crewed on several of our yacht deliveries therefore fully understands the demands of being at sea for long periods. Organising the yacht delivery teams can be quite a challenge at times and Minka is in her element when doing so. Having such great office support is crucial to the smooth running of our yacht deliveries.

Our passion, your peace of mind

Halcyon Yachts

Our meticulous and thorough approach ensures that our professional yacht delivery service is second to none.

About Us

Testimonals

What our clients say

At Halcyon Yachts we take pride in our yacht deliveries, and we will deliver your yacht safely, securely and with the utmost respect of the owners’ wishes.

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