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Boatyard For Sale in an Idyllic Setting in Rural Devon
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Boatyard For Sale in an Idyllic Setting in Rural Devon

Boatyard for sale in an idyllic setting in rural Devon. Deep water moorings, hard standing, workshops, owner’s accommodation, freehold plot and leasehold river bed titles. All equipment, machinery and business offered for sale in a turn key operation providing lifestyle and a good living. Apply in confidence; devonboatyard@gmail.com

Location: Devon, England

Search categories: Marinas and Boatyards, Boat Yards, Marine Services Businesses, Boat Hire / Charter Businesses

  • F/H Price: Price on Application
  
SPECIALIST BOAT SERVICING, REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE COMPANY

Wales. Turnover £316,000 with EBITDA of £73,000. Well-established company which has been trading for 20 years. Operates across the UK and Europe. Strong second-tier management team. Significant growth potential in wind farm service...

Search categories: Marinas and Boatyards, Boat Building Businesses, Marine Services Businesses, Boat Hire / Charter Businesses, Boat Yards

  • L/H Price: £210,000
  • Annual Turnover: £316,000
  
MARINA DEVELOPMENT SITE FOR SALE FREEHOLD

• Freehold 22 acre site • Planning consent in place and implemented for 199 berth marina development • Strong demand for high quality moorings within the UK inland waterways sector • A secure, UK focused market • Average UK marina occupancy 88% (British Marine statistics, 2017) • Trading projections show potential EBITDA exceeding £300,000 • Approved plans include a visitor centre/café/farm shop at the...

Location: Stafford, Staffordshire, England

Search categories: Marinas and Boatyards, Marine Services Businesses, Boat Yards, Boat Building Businesses, Boat Hire / Charter Businesses

  
INDEPENDENT BOAT CHARTER COMPANY IN THE PORT OF LIVERPOOL
INDEPENDENT BOAT CHARTER COMPANY IN THE PORT OF LIVERPOOL

Long established Ltd Co offering FOUR scrupulously maintained & highly versatile powered watercraft - including fully licensed 70ft restaurant & bar - for all manner of group bookings from prestigious dockside development with impressive...

Location: Liverpool, Merseyside, England

Search categories: Boat Yards

  • F/H Price: £549,950 (Ltd Co sale)
  
ISLE OF WIGHT WATER TAXI SERVICE
ISLE OF WIGHT WATER TAXI SERVICE

Rare opportunity to acquire long established "boat to land" "land to boat" and "boat to boat" transfer operator offered for relocation with regional reputation & client base & lots of further potential or outstanding acquisition for...

Location: East Cowes, Isle of Wight, England

Search categories: Boat Yards, Taxi Hire, Marine Services Businesses, Marinas and Boatyards

  
MOORING WITH VERSATILE BARGE WITH DI & A3 PLANNING IN RICHMOND UPON THAMES

Fantastic opportunity to acquire prime business rates exempt freehold mooring with full mains services & licences in highly sought-after Thames-side location. Comes with well maintained barge currently operating as Visitor & Environmental...

Location: Richmond, London, England

Search categories: Investment Properties, Industrial Units, Land (Commercial), Boat Yards, Equipment Hire

  • L/H Price: £459,999 plus SAV
  
Under Offer: FREEHOLD CANAL MOORINGS NEAR HEBDEN BRIDGE

Rare opportunity to acquire circa 1 MILE of Rochdale Canal bank currently offering 15 individual moorings with electric & water supplies & space for additional lets in delightful rural setting near popular tourist market town. Comes with...

Location: Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, England

Search categories: Boat Yards, Marine Services Businesses, Marinas and Boatyards

  
MARINE NAVIGATION ENGINEERING SYSTEMS COMPANY IN ABERDEENSHIRE

Rare opportunity to acquire highly regarded subsea hydro-graphic Dynamic Positioning Systems design & manufacturing specialist operating from extremely well fitted industrial workshop & office premises in excellent commercial coastal...

Location: Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Search categories: Garden Machinery Businesses, Engineering companies, Engineering businesses, Boat Yards, Electrical Engineering

  • L/H Price: £495,000 (Ltd Co sale) Open to genuine offers
  
Maritime Training & Assessment Company

Business Type: Maritime Training & Assessment Company Area of Business: UK / Europe / International Financials: • Annual Turnover: c. £190k pa • Adjusted Net Profit: c. £92k pa Key Features: • Specialist provider of Maritime...

Search categories: Training & Education Providers, Marinas and Boatyards, Boat Yards

  • Price: Offers invited
  • Annual Turnover: £190,000
  • Annual Net Profit: £92,000
  
INDEPENDENT MARINE CRAFT BROKERAGE IN PLYMOUTH

Well established & highly regarded Ltd Co offering superb range of new & quality used ribs/inflatable & super yacht tenders etc from well maintained boatyard display area on low rent in sought-after waterside position with national &...

Location: Plymouth, England

Search categories: Sports Shops, Boat Yards, Motor & Transport businesses, Leisure businesses, Chandlers

  • L/H Price: £49,950 (LTD Co sale)
  
SPECIALIST DIESEL AUTOMOTIVE SOLUTIONS COMPANY IN AYLEBURY

An excellent commercial location - Very long established & highly regarded Bosch approved diesel injection systems & components specialist - maintenance & repairs of diesel injection systems for all manner of private and commercial...

Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England

Search categories: Garages, Boat Yards, Motor & Transport businesses, Other Service Businesses

  
Boat Hire, Moorings, Canalside Cafe, North Lancashire, For Sale

Aspire is pleased to offer for sale this boat sales, moorings and hire business with cafe, ideally situated on the banks of the Lancaster canal in Catforth, Preston. The premises are set within a highly desirable rural trading location,...

Location: Preston, Lancashire, England

Search categories: Boat Hire / Charter Businesses, Boat Yards, Marinas and Boatyards, Cafes, Ice Cream Parlours

Buying a UK Boat Yard: The Basics

Buying a boatyard can be a dream come true for any aspiring entrepreneur with a love of all things nautical. Before you purchase a boatyard, you need to think carefully about your own skill level, the kind of services you hope to offer from the boat yard premises, and the appetite for that service in the local area.

When you buy a boat yard business as a going concern, you buy a business that is fully operational and is already taking money. This can be beneficial in many ways, but if you want to take the business in a certain direction, you need to ensure that the boat yard is appropriate for the usage you have planned, and that you will have a suitable local customer base. For instance, you might be more interested in the pleasure craft side of the business, but if your business is located close to a centre of maritime industry, then commercial vessels will make up the majority of your earnings, and unless it’s a particularly scenic area or an established leisure area, there’s slim opportunity to build a business that derives the majority of its earnings from pleasure boats. Equally, if your interest lies in heavy-duty commercial boats, you might be able to buy and adapt a leisure-focused boat yard, but you need to ensure that the slipway, workshops and craning equipment are fit for purpose. 

When running a marine business, you need to ensure that all of the equipment is carefully maintained and compliant with HSE regulations and that your insurance is comprehensive and protects you against injury of guests or staff, as well as damage to any boats while on-site. Talk to the business seller about what’s required, and consult your local council if in any doubt.

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