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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 […]

Spring 2014

The new season is upon us, KYH is a hive of activity. Boats are being prepared for launching, engines commissioned, antifouling , topsides polished, masts stepped and rigged. Yacht owners are starting to appear, inspecting their pride and joy to see how its fared after a long, wet and stormy winter. Remember to check your […]

Getting Here

Flying to Glasgow or Edinburgh is easy. Both airports are served by all the major, and many of the minor, UK airlines. This provides plenty of flights to choose from with bargain rates. In addition to being busy domestic airports both Glasgow and Edinburgh receive daily scheduled flights from Europe. Glasgow also boasts direct flights […]

Dates for your 2014 Diary

Dates for your 2014 diary Clyde Cruising Club Scottish Series 23rd – 26th May 2014 Owen Sails / Ardfern Yacht Centre Round Mull Race 27th – 29th June 2014 West Highland Yachting Week 12th – 18th July 2014 Kilmelford Coastal Rowing club fun day and Ceilidh , 31 August 11am at Kilmelford Yacht Haven. We […]

The name Haven is well earned…

Some ten years ago I contacted Ken McColl with a view to wintering Wender, our 116 year old carvel gaff cutter, after a recommendation from a long term customer who kept his yacht at KYH. Our subsequent visit confirmed that Wender would be well cared for in and out of the water. It is a […]

Kilmelford Community Skiff

It was in late summer 2012 that four of us living in Kilmelford went to Seil Island to find out about a Skiff they were building. We saw the kit being cut out of sheets of ply and the construction of a building frame. We were convinced that this would work in Kilmelford. Melfort Loch […]

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