Scrap a Yacht News

The Only Way is Essex: Scrap Yacht in an Orchard

By |2022-06-28T09:34:35+01:00May 15th, 2018|Portfolio, 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 |2022-06-28T09:34:36+01:00April 30th, 2018|Portfolio, 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.

Storm Damaged Yacht From North Wales

By |2022-06-28T09:34:36+01:00April 10th, 2018|Portfolio, Scrap a Boat, Scrap a Yacht|

The UK has endured a pretty terrible winter with plenty of rain, storms and even a beast from the east. In early April we had a call from an Insurance company that wanted us to collect a boat that one storm had gotten the better of.

Winter Is Coming For Boatbreakers

By |2022-06-28T09:34:37+01:00October 5th, 2017|News, Scrap a Boat, Scrap a Narrowboat, Scrap a Yacht|

Winter really is coming for Boatbreakers. With the conclusion of the Southampton Boat Show the summer season slams shut and it's now that boat owners face the decisions on what to do with their boat over the winter.

Latest Yacht Disposal: 37ft Scrap Yacht Removal

By |2022-06-28T09:34:39+01:00June 26th, 2017|Portfolio, Scrap a Boat, Scrap a Yacht|

It's not an unusual sight to see boats in people's front gardens, especially on the South Coast. However, when the boat is a 37ft fin keel yacht it becomes quite an imposing landmark. The boat had been in her current position since 2006 when she was taken out of the water and onto the stand so her owner could carry out repair works to her.

Yacht Disposal: Scrapping a Wooden Yacht in Minutes

By |2022-06-28T09:34:58+01:00March 29th, 2016|Portfolio, Scrap a Boat, Scrap a Yacht|

Some yachts when it is time to scrap seem to put up quite a fight. These are usually made from fibreglass and it can take our skilled team of Boat breakers all day to safely chop up the boat.

Scrapping a Yacht that had never been to Sea

By |2022-06-28T09:34:58+01:00March 11th, 2016|Portfolio, Scrap a Boat, Scrap a Yacht|

It's always a shame to see boats that are left abandoned and therefore destined for the chop. With most boats that we dispose of at Boatbreakers it's usually a case of they were used extensively once but over the last few years the costs and effort needed to keep these boats going has been too much for the owners.

Yacht Disposal: Scrap Boats Never Come Quietly

By |2022-06-28T09:34:58+01:00February 15th, 2016|Portfolio, Scrap a Boat, Scrap a Yacht|

There's never a dull day in Boat Breaking. We remove boats from all sorts of locations from driveways to riverbeds, so when we were asked to scrap a boat that is still in the water in Portsmouth Harbour we were happy to help.

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