VAL WYATT BLOG

A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO BOAT TERMINOLOGY: BOAT PARTS

A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO BOAT TERMINOLOGY: BOAT PARTS

23.09.2021 | Lisa Anacora

Many of the people visiting our marina to view our various models are completely new to the boating sector, so we thought we would put together a handy guide to boat terminology – starting with parts of a boat. We asked our helpful team to explain some of the lingo! Ballast: A weight that sits at […]

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VAL WYATT MARINE TO DEBUT THE HAINES 36 SEDAN AT THE SOUTHAMPTON INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW

VAL WYATT MARINE TO DEBUT THE HAINES 36 SEDAN AT THE SOUTHAMPTON INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW

02.09.2021 | Lisa Anacora

Excitement is building at Val Wyatt Marine as our team prepares to return to the Southampton International Boat Show, which runs from the 10th to the 19th of September. It seems like a lifetime ago since the first UK lockdown in March 2020 – and we have all had to wait patiently for normality to slowly […]

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HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO OWN A BOAT?

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO OWN A BOAT?

31.08.2021 | Lisa Anacora

At Val Wyatt Marine, we understand just how significant an investment is required for people looking to purchase their first boat or those owners looking to upgrade their existing vessels. This is the driving factor behind our commitment to providing an exceptional customer experience. To ensure this, we have assembled a talented and knowledgeable team […]

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ON DECK WITH… JAMES “JIMMY” LINES

ON DECK WITH… JAMES “JIMMY” LINES

27.07.2021 | Lisa Anacora

We’re a small team and Val Wyatt, and so many people who visit our marina meet most of us! We thought we’d do a series of “day in the life of” so you can get to know us a little better. Starting with: our boat movement superstar in the marina…. Hi Jimmy. We are sat […]

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CE CATEGORIES: A BRIEF EXPLANATION FOR BOAT OWNERS

CE CATEGORIES: A BRIEF EXPLANATION FOR BOAT OWNERS

08.07.2021 | Lisa Anacora

The UKCA will become mandatory from January 2022, however, it is already being used by British manufacturers in preparation for next year. Currently, the two sets of standards (EU RCD and UK RCR) have the same requirements, which will initially make the transition somewhat seamless, however, we are aware things could change in the future.

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DO YOU NEED A LICENCE TO DRIVE A BOAT IN THE UK?

DO YOU NEED A LICENCE TO DRIVE A BOAT IN THE UK?

17.06.2021 | Lisa Anacora

At Val Wyatt Marine, not only are we passionate about helping our customers find their perfect boat, but we also take great pride in having a knowledgeable team of experts on hand to provide helpful advice at every opportunity. We wanted to take time out to give you the low-down on boat licences, as well […]

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