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January 2017 Boating News

As is fitting at this time of the year we review 2016 and look forward to a new season. We can already feel the days lengthening and while in autumn it seems that we have all the time in the world for winter work, now suddenly March seems imminent and with the promise of […]

By |January 30th, 2017|Newsletters|Comments Off|

Classic Boat Magazine features HSC

On page 74 of this month’s first 2017 issue of Classic Boat Magazine the New Classics section features two fantastic contemporary classics for which Henley Sales and Charter are agents. At the top of the bill are the Andreyale commuter launches (see below) built by our old friends in La Rochelle and also featured […]

By |January 3rd, 2017|News, Sales, Uncategorized|Comments Off|

December 2016 Boating News

As you can see, December’s newsletter was inspired by a delightful trip to the Lake District, where despite a dusting of snow on the hilltops, I still managed to go boating in the sunshine.

If you prefer the bright lights and an experienced skipper at the helm you might opt for a city break this […]

By |December 13th, 2016|Newsletters|Comments Off|

November 2016 Boating News

While enjoying with my usual Saturday morning latte the fascinating contents of the weekend’s FT, an article about the superyacht industry caught my attention. The journalist noted that “In 2015 the footloose super-rich spent just over €3bn on new superyacht commissions, almost 40 percent up on the figure from two years earlier. According to […]

By |November 11th, 2016|News, Newsletters|Comments Off|

September 2016 Boating News

Finally the Sun put its hat on and continues to Shine for September. We had a leisurely flask of tea on Sunday as we headed through Hambleden lock enjoying the autumnal rays: It was great to see so many fellow boaters doing likewise.

S is also for Southampton where one or other of the smiling […]

By |September 30th, 2016|News, Newsletters|Comments Off|

July 2016 Boating News

Henley Royal Regatta is in full swing yet again with umbrellas erected and rain diluted champagne. As usual, HSC is doing everything we can to make people’s day as special as possible – nothing is too much trouble!

I am celebrating 25 years of catered charter and will be bidding a sad farewell to some […]

By |July 1st, 2016|News, Newsletters|Comments Off|

March 2016 Boating News

As the river rises and sales enquiries abound with two frenetic weeks of hat trick sales, I thought it useful to mention a couple of issues which have cropped up recently and possibly need elaboration.

I have known some of my customers, and indeed some boats, for a quarter of a century and I hope […]

By |April 3rd, 2016|News, Newsletters|Comments Off|

The Fantails arrive from Canada, welcome to Barnaby and co.

 

By |April 1st, 2016|News, Sales|Comments Off|

Electric boats at the Henley House and Garden Show

This weekend marks the second Henley House and Garden Show. We will be the first company to exhibit a boat as if you have a house on a lake or river then you definitely need a boat ! Come and see our new British built Mallard or talk to us about the Fantail 217 […]

By |March 10th, 2016|Events, News, Sales|Comments Off|

What’s in a name ?

Here at Beale Park HQ we have been looking after the beautiful Henwood and Dean yacht tender/private launch for a year. While we enjoy her regal presence we recognise that it is time for her to move on and rediscover the joys of cruising, whether at sea or in a more genteel setting on […]

By |February 18th, 2016|News|Comments Off|