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Welcome to South West Boat Transport

Established in 2005, we are a professional yacht and boat transport company offering boat moving services across England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, France, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Sweden, Denmark and the rest of Europe.

We aim to make the whole process of transporting your boat as easy and straightforward as possible. As we are boat owners ourselves, you can be rest assured that your vessel is in the safest of hands. We have vast experience in boat haulage in virtually every European country, including providing all the relevant paperwork, permissions and escort cars required for wide load boat transport. We can arrange the customs clearance required when moving boats in and out of the EU. We will liaise with the loading and unloading points to ensure that your move goes smoothly and keep you regularly updated on progress. We have Goods In Transit insurance up to £200,000 which can be extended if required.

Our professional, friendly drivers will safely transport your boat by road to its next destination whether that is in the UK or across Europe. They are experienced at loading and transporting all types of motor cruisers and sailing yachts. We operate a modern fleet of Mercedes tractor units and air suspension boat trailers to give your boat a soft ride. Our specialist boat trailers are all fitted with adjustable supports to fit motor boats and sailing yachts of all shapes and sizes. Our range includes a compact rig for easier access into tight locations and low loader trailers ideal for carrying flybridge motor cruisers and deep keel yachts. We also operate a 4x4 and boat trailer for the transportation of smaller boats.

We offer a reliable and competitively priced boat moving service across the UK and Europe. Our boat transportation customers comprise of both private individuals and trade customers including; boat builders, marinas and numerous yacht brokers. We are proud of the relationships developed with our customers over the years and regularly get asked to collect new boats from the European factories and take boats in and out of the Southampton boat show.

We offer an abnormal load escort service across Devon, Cornwall, Dorset, Somerset, Hampshire, Sussex and the rest of Great Britain.

Why use our boat transportation service:

For more information about our boat transport service across the UK and areas of Europe, please get in touch. To speak to our teams based on the South Coast please call Plymouth 01752 687700 or Lymington 01590 452055 or email info@boat-transportation.co.uk

If you need any guidance about how to prepare your boat for transportation or haulage, please check out our preparation advice. 

What Our Customers Say About Our Boat & Yacht Transport & Haulage:

"Excellent service and Michael is a really fantastic person who made the whole delivery process a pleasant and safe experience. Would not hesitate to recommend him to everyone looking to have their boat moved. Thank you!"
Jane Bell, Toulouse, France

"Mike has successfully delivered our Windy 34 from Poole to Antibes, safely and punctually, a very professional service. I will undoubtably use South West Boat Transport again.”
Chris Hugo White, Poole

“This is a first-rate outfit. They collected our 12.4m yacht from Croatia and delivered it without hassle or problem to the Orwell. Superb service and highly recommended.”
John Krapez, Suffolk

Where Have We Transported Boats By Road?

Over the 16 years that we have been transporting boats by road, we have helped many boat owners, boat brokers, boat dealers and others to move their boats and yachts right across the UK, Ireland, Mainland Europe and Scandinavia. Below is a list of just a few of the boats that we have moved: