We unstep the masts, stow the rigging, transport by road and sea, lift,
launch and re-rig all craft.
We crew and deliver survey vessels on tightly-timed moves for the leading
We pack and ship yachts of all sizes across the Atlantic Ocean.
Every week for 49 years, Sealand Boat Deliveries have been moving
special boats and important yachts for unforgettable customers.
In June 2010, we recovered the Dunkirk "little ship" ANNE 70 years after she rescued soldiers from the beaches
in the 1940 battle.
In March 2010, we lifted the new 40 tonne barge CADHLA after she was icebound during the winter in Lemmer
NL and launched the 18.0m vessel for restaurant operators on the River Liffey in Dublin IRL.
In October 2005, we cradled and delivered the Sparkman Stephens 40 COTTON BLOSSOM from Ireland to Australia.
In September 2004, we shipped the Jeanneau Sun Odyssée 34,2 sloop CUNNING PLAN from Almere, Netherlands, to the Royal Selangor Yacht Club, Port Kelang, Malaysia.
We repatriated the 47ft 1912 Anker & Jensen IRC 9m sloop TORRIDON [formerly LO III] after a breakdown in the
Caledonian Canal. Sealand lifted her, cradled her, and delivered her by road to Norway.
We rescued Francis Chichester's 1958 GIPSY MOTH III - unseaworthy in Gibraltar - hauled across the Sierra Nevada for restoration in North Wales GB.
recovered the 8.3 m wooden sloop EGRETTA - impounded in the Corinth Canal, Greece - hauled home for repairs at her birthplace in Maldon, Essex, GB.
repatriated the 21.3m modern classic cold-moulded wooden sloop MADAM, dismasted in the Skagerrak, delivered by road trailer from Risor, Norway, to Levington, Suffolk, England.
transported the restored Danish motor yacht OLIVIA from Estonia to Beaufort, South
Carolina, USA, in 2003.
recovered, cradled and deliverered the Albin Vega sloop NUIT BLANCHE from Marseille-lés-Aubigny, France, to Melbourne, Australia, in January 2005.
rescued the stolen and stranded cruiser-racer BRIGAND OF MERSEY [Knud H. Reimers, Stockholm, 1955] - hauled from Barcelona E to Cheshire GB for refit.
salvaged the holed 12m blue water cruiser WITCH OF ENDOR from a beach in Loch Ryan, Scotland - lifted over a rock, winched up the beach, craned to our trailer - delivered for repairs in the front garden of a house in Manchester GB
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We have extricated, lifted and loaded countless boats from awkward corners all over the world and transported them as high and wide loads on the roads of Europe, to be launched on the rivers, canals and seas of the world.
If you send us the details of a current boat transport problem, we will try and offer you a safe, reliable and cost-effective solution. Our advice is free, although we might very well try to persuade you to give us the job!
NAVIGARE NECESSE EST, VIVERE NON EST NECESSE
To sail is necessary, to survive is not necessary.
Attributed by Plutarch to Gnaeus Pompeius who sent sailors to sea in bad weather to bring grain from Africa to Rome.
ANTONY ALAN DOUBLEDAY 1944 - 2009
The unforgettable Dubber died accidentally on a retirement holiday in 2009.
In this mid-seventies picture he paces out rough ground for colleague Norman Kay at the wheel of Scania 110 VHX 678G. They are following the eccentric yacht builder Paddy Power across fields near Wolverhampton, to deliver his unusual PISCES 1 to Gloucester Docks.
Dubber was irrepressible, ingenious, brave and resourceful, a great driver, a good debater and a damned good union man. We miss him.
shipping, extricating, salvaging motor yachts, sailing cruisers,
barges, trawlers, in Britain and worldwide.