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One of our many new customers for 2019/20

Thanks for the welcome to Kilmelford at the weekend. Very happy with our decision to bring Spirit to KYH. John O’Connor Fife

Summer Moorings 2019

Summer mooring/winter storage bookings being taken for 2019/20. Undercover and outside storage available. Prices link Summer Mooring Rates 2019 Winter Storage 2019/20

Winter storage 2019/20

Here at Kilmelford Yacht Haven we offer a secure place to store your boat along with professional advice and services.  We live on site which means we are able to keep an eye on your prized possession 7 days a week.  As well as looking after your boat, we provide a number of services including: […]

Winter laying up in full swing

The yard is now busy laying up boats for the winter. Winterising of the engine consists of changing the oil filter, fuel filter, flushing out the seawater cooling system with Dromus oil ( Dromus ‘B’ is a water soluble oil which lowers the freezing point of the coolant and leaves an oily residue to protect […]

Autumn is upon us….

We are into the last week of September and boats are starting to be hauled out. The weather has been fantastic this month, warm and dry, blue skies and the most wonderful sunsets. The boats that are booked for under cover storage are beginning to arrive into the shed. Ross and Ali are doing a […]

It’s a credit to the yard..

“Over the years, ‘Talisker’ has been maintained, modernised and occasionally repaired by Kilmelford yard more than anywhere else.  It’s a credit to the yard that she doesn’t show her 40 years and performs better than when new.  We unreservedly recommend Kilmelford for maintenance and overwintering, not only for looking after the boat but for their […]

Out with the old…..

We have been very busy over the last 3 weeks, painting the Jetty, trestles, generator shed and slip shed, and generally tidying up. The biggest job has been the major clear out of the boat shed in preparation for the boats coming in for winter storage.  The shed is now full but we still have […]

Winter storage rates

We are offering competitive winter storage rates, £124.00 per metre.  We are also offering undercover storage this winter at £195.00 per metre (this price includes the cradle). Places are limited and only a few  remain. Please contact the Yacht haven for  availability.Winter store sheets  

Suilven heading off to Russia

Keith and Jean Simpson sailed away today on there yacht Suilven heading for Russia. Suilven is a 14.75m Moody Carbineer, she was bought to KYH in 2003. Keith and Jean have worked hard on restoring her with help from us here at the yard over a number of years. We wish her a safe passage […]

Another satisfied customer

   Tim and Penny Tindles’ yacht, Ursa Major.   Thanks to you all at Kilmelford for a great set of jobs over the winter. Ursa Major is looking fantastic and feeling good. The new davits are wonderful. At last after 15 years Of cruising around the British isles I have, at last, found a boat yard […]

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