Southampton Boat Show starts next Friday…

Just a week to go until the start of the Southampton Boat Show, Britain’s biggest and best festival of boating. Parkstone Bay Yachts will be in our usual place in the marina and looking forward to welcoming visitors to the Contest 42CS on berth 364.  Delivered this summer to one of our clients, this 42CS has a beautiful teak [...]

Düsseldorf Boat Show – ‘Boot Düsseldorf’

Every January the European Yachting community looks north, away from the warmer Mediterranean winters to Düsseldorf, Germany for Europes largest indoor boat show. Boot Düsseldorf enters it’s 51styear in 2019 and promises to be another great event. With nearly 2,000 exhibitors ranging from super yachts to day-sailing boats and everything in between, there is plenty [...]

Preparing A Boat For Sale

Preparing your boat for sale - ensuring your boat is in good condition to attract the best offers... Ownership of a boat involves time and organisation. Even the most attentive boat owners may find it a challenge to stay on top of the often never ending jobs list. However, those items, no matter how minor can [...]

The ABYA “Introduction to brokerage course”

Charlie North is a new Yacht Broker here at Parkstone Bay Yachts, as with all our brokers not only do they benefit from our in-house training but also the superb training offered by ABYA (The Association of Brokers & Yacht Agents). Below are a few words from Charlie about the course he successfully completed last [...]

The Southampton Boat Show 2018 review

At this years TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show we were thrilled to be exhibiting three wonderful cruising yachts. The Contest 42CS, the RM1070 and the new Wauquiez Pilot Saloon 42, making her UK debut!.. It goes without saying that all three boats were received with real enthusiasm as the show visitors marvelled at the quality and [...]

View from the Pontoon

The Parkstone Bay Yachts team have thoroughly enjoyed the first week at Southampton Boat Show and are ‘buoyed’ at how our three boats, the Contest 42CS, RM890 and the Wauquiez 48 Pilot Saloon have been received! 156 boats and products have made their debut this week and despite the weakness of the pound, optimism from [...]

New Wauquiez Pilot Saloon 42

The Wauquiez range of Pilot Saloon cruising yachts has been thoroughly invested in and developed over the past 3 years, firstly with the launch of the Wauquiez Pilot Saloon 48, her immediate success was then followed up with the launch of the flag ship Wauquiez Pilot Saloon 58. The new Wauquiez Pilot Saloon 42, which is having her world [...]