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Boatafloat

Boatafloat.com is the UK's #1 peer-to-peer yacht charter and private boat hire company. Choose from the largest database of bareboat and skippered charters of privately owned boats and charter companies. Simply, find a boat and get afloat.

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Racing Yachts

Racing Yachts

Crusing Yachts

Cruising Yachts

Motor Boats

Motor Yachts

Inland Waterways

Canal Boats

Fishing Boats

Fishing Boats

Paddle Craft

Paddle Craft

A few of our favourite boats

Stamina IV

Stamina IV

2016 Designed IRC 40 Designed by Nivelt/Molino Stamina is the sistership of overall winner of the 2017 Fastnet race. Recently refurbished with twin wheel steering, this racing version of new MMW40 is available exclusively for Race Charter exclusively with boatafloat.com

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Cetewayo

Cetewayo

Cetewayo is a classic yacht with a colourful racing history. She comes fully crewed so you can either sit back and relax or get involved as you wish. Trips can be as short as an afternoon or as long as you like; you can go cruising, complete a team building programme or go racing at the multiple events the Solent holds.

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Seafin

Seafin

Seafin is the most elegant way to enjoy a luxurious and fun day out on the water. Catering is included on Seafin to ensure you have everything you need from breakfast through to afternoon tea. Lunch choices range from delicious sandwiches up to ellaborate buffets with lobster and champagne.

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Meet the team

Richard Tricker

Richard Tricker

Richard Tricker believes that sailing should be open to everyone, regardless of contacts, background or budget. His aim is to make yacht chartering more accessible - by offering transparent, easy access to a wide variety of craft through the Boatafloat platform. Richard has raced and cruised on a variety of dinghies and keelboats for the last 30 years. His real passion is for offshore racing and he has competed in many campaigns including Rolex Fastnet Races and the RORC Caribbean 600.

MIke Greville

Mike Greville

Mike Greville is ideally placed to understand how Boatafloat can meet the needs and aspirations of its users. As well as being the managing partner of an international law firm, Mike is a former Treasurer and Commodore of the Royal Ocean Racing Club. A highly-experienced yachtsman, he has sailed since he was a child and raced offshore extensively. As well as campaigning his own boats in the UK for over for 20 years, he has completed the Rolex Fastnet Race 17 times and done the RORC Caribbean 600 and the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race.

Chris Mann

Chris Mann

Chris Mann leads the technical design and delivery of the web platform at Boatafloat, bringing with him 20 years of experience working with blue-chip clients. Chris is a passionate outdoor enthusiast with a history of travel and adventure which includes alpine winter seasons, mountaineering expeditions, as well as sailing and surfing trips around the world.

Harry Hamson

Harry Hamson

Harry Hamson is responsible for boat acquisition and fleet management, looking after the owners who list their boats with Boatafloat. His mission is to find something for everyone, offering an abundance of variety and choice to people who want to rent boats and charter yachts. Harry has grown up by the sea, learning about all types of boats. He loves P1 Powerboat racing and lives and breathes for motor yachts.

Emily Wheeler

Emily Wheeler

Emily is responsible for content curation and creation. She also runs our social media, Facebook and Instagram, promoting Boatafloat to the sailing and marine community. As a University of Exeter graduate of English, she is a keen writer, reader and researcher, especially when these can be linked to her interest in sports and outdoor lifestyle. Emily has been actively involved in her local sailing community since sailing Toppers as a child, and is an RYA Dinghy and Windsurf Instructor who loves introducing people to the world of sailing.