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May 2015 Boating News

Before heading off later this month to join the Dunkirk Little Ships, we have been working hard over at the boat store, getting boats antifouled, cleaned and launched for the season. The lovely weather has led to renewed enthusiasm for boat buying, so we are busy with viewings both on the Thames and elsewhere.

May […]

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April 2015 Boating News

With an early Easter this year there has been a rush to get boats ready for launching and it has been a pleasure to see customers liberally coated in antifouling as they become reacquainted with their beloved boats after six months of abstinence. Luckily the sun has been present for most of the holidays […]

By |April 16th, 2015|Newsletters|Comments Off on April 2015 Boating News|

The Thornycroft story

The first large Thornycroft steam launch was built on the River Thames. Sir John Thornycroft’s father, Thomas, bought riverside ground adjacent to Chiswick Church in 1866 and this was the beginning of the Church Wharf Shipbuilding Yard of John I. Thornycroft and Company.

The company made a name for fast launches and in 1876 built […]

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March 2015 Boating News

Traditional boats appear to be back in fashion as I find myself doing boat viewings on a daily basis. It’s really satisfying to be introducing new customers to the joys of vintage boats, and I hope we will see some new faces at this year’s revitalised TTBR Traditional Boat Festival.

Easter comes early this year […]

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February 2015 Boating News

February is perhaps the month when many of our customers don their sunglasses whether to escape to the slopes or to the winter sun. Here at HSC we are busy with winter work on customers boats and would urge anyone wishing to have work done before the season starts to please make that phone […]

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January 2015 Boating News

Whether you are braving winter conditions here in the UK or enjoying the winter sun by the sea or on the slopes, you may well be dreaming of spring and boating adventures. In fact busy boatyards along the Thames and nationwide are already preparing for spring.

While most of our readers were digesting their turkey […]

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December 2014 Boating News

So far this winter the river has toyed with the idea of breaking its banks but fortunately has always stopped short of the kind of flooding we saw last year. Riparians must be holding their collective breath every time it rains.

We have been busy sorting out the new offices and as you will see […]

By |December 15th, 2014|Newsletters|Comments Off on December 2014 Boating News|

Fancy some Caribbean sunshine this winter?

Now HSC can organise your very own crewed charter in the Caribbean this winter!

The Athena is a very luxurious sailing yacht with a stunning mahogany interior, acres of teak deck and chunky steel winches.

Just email Gillian, empty the piggy bank and book your flights.

By |December 8th, 2014|News, Charter|Comments Off on Fancy some Caribbean sunshine this winter?|

Still looking for that ultimate gift?

This single skiff named Sweet Chestnut may just be it.

Surely more original and fun than a Patek watch, and you can share it with a loved one!

Find out more about this adorable single skiff.

By |December 8th, 2014|Sales, News|Comments Off on Still looking for that ultimate gift?|

November 2014 Boating News

Welcome to our new look newsletter which is designed to reflect the branding of our website and to reach as many boating enthusiasts as possible.

Please share it with your friends if you like it and if you don’t please let us know so that we can tweak it for future editions.

We also love to […]

By |November 15th, 2014|Newsletters|Comments Off on November 2014 Boating News|