Typical yacht delivery process
What our clients say
Halcyon provided me with a Yachtmaster instructor to help us on a trip from Marmaris to Spain. They made the whole process very simple to set up and delivered exactly what they had said they would. We had some challenges on the trip and the skipper they provided, was excellent. His experience and practical skills shone through and provided the confidence and advice that we had wanted. I wouldn't hesitate recommending Halcyon.
Very professional delivery in excellent time and with short notice, plus a remote handover. My yacht returned to Chichester just as I had left her in France, and was cleaned and tidied before the crew left. I would have no hesitation in recommending Halcyon Yachts, both the crew and the support team at base.
This year I planned at least two months cruising in South Norway and the East Coast of Sweden with family and friends. Due to work pressures, I could not do the positioning of the boat in either direction. Halcyon however provided the solution. This was carried out in both directions with little fuss and appropriate care and attention. I would be happy to recommend Halcyon to any owner.
We used Halcyon to deliver our catamaran from Lefkas Greece to our base in Jersey. We agreed our delivery contract and arranged for access to our boat for the team. Halcyon supplied the CV of the very experienced skipper and this was accepted by our insurance company. The team then arrived on the dates agreed at the yacht and proceeded to get her ready for delivery. Obviously there were a few questions but things were sorted out very quickly over a WhatsApp group set up for the delivery. Our boat was quite old and although we had tried to ensure everything was ready some things were undertaken by the yard in Greece without us being able to check. Sadly the fuel tank cleaning was obviously not done to a good enough standard and really caused a number of engine failures on the trip. The team on board managed this issue and sorted it out during the trip eventually arranging for a new tank clean to be undertaken. We were able to follow the trip on Marine traffic and had reports on WhatsApp. I was very impressed with the fortitude of the team on board dealing with any issues and the delivery was completed within the timescales agreed but with a slight allowance for the weather which will always be the case with a long-distance delivery. I would not hesitate to use Halcyon again.
Halcyon did an absolutely magnificent job delivering my vessel. From initial contact to delivery the company were totally professional and I would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending Halcyon to anyone. If you are wavering I would simply say – pick up the phone or send the email to Halcyon!