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Boatbreakers on the Anderton Boat Lift

By |2019-10-30T09:59:26+00:00July 31st, 2018|Scrap a Boat, Scrap a Narrowboat|

The Boatbreakers team were on the road again this week. We had a call about a boat up north that had recently sunk on her mooring in a marina. The boat was a Norman 23 that was now back afloat at Uplands Marina, Northwich, just south of Liverpool.

Scrap Ski Nautique Speedboat

By |2019-10-30T09:59:45+00:00June 14th, 2018|Scrap a Boat|

One thing that the Boatbreakers team have learnt is that scrap boats never come quietly. Even a small speedboat on a trailer can cause problems as we found out this week. We were asked to remove a boat from Trafalgar Wharf in Portchester by solicitors who were dealing with the estate of a gentleman who'd sadly passed away.

Milton Keynes Shetland Collection

By |2019-10-30T09:59:59+00:00June 12th, 2018|Scrap a Boat, Scrap a Motorboat|

One of the perks of collecting boats from all over the country is that we get to visit some great places and meet some lovely people. Last week we were asked to come and collect an old Shetland from Milton Keynes. All we knew about her was that the Suzuki engine was probably dead and she’d been moored at the end of the garden for a number of years without any use.

The Only Way is Essex: Scrap Yacht in an Orchard

By |2019-10-30T10:00:10+00:00May 15th, 2018|Scrap a Boat, Scrap a Yacht|

This week the Boatbreakers team hit the road and headed for Essex to dispose of an old wooden yacht that was sitting in a couple's garden. The boat's position in the orchard area of the garden meant getting a hi-ab or any heavy lifting gear was out of the question.

Yacht in a Sandpit Scrap London

By |2019-10-30T10:00:34+00:00April 30th, 2018|Scrap a Boat, Scrap a Yacht|

At Boatbreakers we always like the change of scenery of chopping up a boat on site as they usually mean visiting an interesting place where you wouldn't expect a boat to be. Often it will be a garden and we'll hear stories of how the owner has always planned to finish the project and go sailing but one thing led to another until we arrived with a disc cutter.

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