Teamac products are designed to protect & enhance your boat. Our products and the Teamac Brand stand for high quality and experience, combining over 100 years of paint manufacturing knowledge with modern technology to produce exceptional paints.
Classic Boat is the magazine for the world’s most beautiful boats. Packed with stunning images, we have the inside stories of the great classic yachts and motorboats afloat today, as well as fascinating tales from yesteryear and the latest from the wooden boat building scene around the world.
Falmouth Haven is one of the south coast’s premier leisure boating facilities. We offer deep water moorings and marina options in one of the finest natural harbours in the world, with great facilities for visitors, and easy and direct access to the water from our well maintained and serviced public slipway. Situated in a spectacular setting in the heart of Falmouth with its restaurants, bars and shopping – yet moments from world-class sailing waters. Whether you are an experienced yachtsperson or water-sports beginner, our aim is to provide a safe, easy and very enjoyable experience to anyone who wants to get out and enjoy the very best of boating.
Founded to encourage the sport of sailing we embrace both sailing and motor boating interests.
Situated within Falmouth Harbour, we boast a grade 2 listed clubhouse on its own 17th century private quayside overlooking Falmouth Harbour and commanding spectacular views across to Flushing, over the Carrick Roads to St Mawes and the Roseland Peninsula.
Formed in 1871 we continue a long tradition of offering hospitality to visiting yachtsmen and yachtswomen and will extend a warm welcome should you wish to visit us.
Please explore these pages to discover more about the club’s history, facilities and activities, on and off the water.
The West Briton is a local weekly newspaper published every Thursday. It serves different areas of Cornwall, United Kingdom with four separate editions – Truro and Mid-Cornwall, Falmouth and Penryn, Redruth Camborne and Hayle, and Helston and The Lizard. It was established in 1810 and is part of the Cornwall & Devon Media group of companies.
Vitamin Cornwall is an award Winning digital product agency based in Truro. Established in 1988, we were built to change industries for the better, and we have. We bring craft and intention to our projects, leveraging our collective experience and partnering with ambitious businesses to create work that delivers both visually and commercially. With an ever-growing portfolio of local, national and international work, our ambition is to always push the possible, squeezing as much creativity, tech or innovation from any budget. Working across all touch points of design including, web design & development, product design, brand identity, print design and packaging, we build experiences that connect people with their audiences, helping them realise their goals, and add real value to their business product or service.
Ancasta International Boat Sales is the west countries largest yacht broker.
With five offices from Falmouth to Dartmouth, no other yacht broker based in the region can match our local knowledge and global reach. The internet may give all brokers a global profile but few can match Ancasta’s resources. Our clients enjoy the support of over 40 qualified brokers operating from 16 locations, with the reach and marketing capability of Europe’s largest boat sales organisation.
Over 500 vessels are listed simultaneously with our Global Online Partners* and our dedicated website ancasta.com. This alone attracts over 60,000 hits per month, whilst proprietary software actively matches a database of over 15,000 active buyers to available boats.
Over three decades, Ancasta’s experience and reach in brokerage has established it as one of world’s leading new boat sales operations. We are proud to be agents for Beneteau Sail and Power, CNB Yachts, Lagoon Catamarans, Prestige Luxury Motor Yachts and McConaghy Performance Yachts.
Ancasta International Boat Sales –Experience, Reach, Results.
*yachtworld.com, theyachtmarket.com, boatshop24.com and EYB.com
Anny of Charlestown is a beautiful 1930 topsail schooner, based in Charlestown Harbour, Cornwall. She is available for day trips, cruises, festivals and events. Anny primarily sails in the west country, but also does trips further afield. For more information visit www.charlestownharbour.com/anny
Butler & Co are a family run boatyard on Restronguet creek specialising in design and build of traditional wooden vessels. Explore your local creek or row out to your mooring in our bespoke Lily Class dinghies, enjoy laid back coastal cruising on board our Skye Class or cross oceans and explore the world at the helm of one of our Mayflower cruising yachts. In our boatyard traditional materials and techniques are combined with modern twists to create boats that fit your life, while allowing escapism back to the golden age of sailing. Butler & Co also sympathetically and accurately restore historic vessels and undertake refit/ maintenance on traditional and classic boats, all to exceptionally high standards.
Facilities at our Penpol yard include afloat, ashore and undercover storage, beach berths, deep water moorings, slipway and onsite crane (to 14 tonnes).
JH & M Choak have forged a reputation for making mouthwateringly tasty Cornish pasties. Handmade to a traditional recipe by a proper Cornishman, a Choaks pasty is quite possibly the tastiest pasty you’ll ever munch — just ask the locals.
Founded by Henry Choak in 1948 and still in the family run by Charlie who also runs pasty school.
At Cockwells, we take pride in designing and building bespoke yachts, motor launches and superyacht tenders to your precise requirements and our exacting standards.
Combining the artisan skills of the traditional shipwright with innovative engineering and boatbuilding techniques, we custom-build vessels of the highest quality for leisure and commerce in the modern world.
With craftsmen who are passionate about working in wood – teak, larch, chestnut, mahogany, oak and yellow cedar among them – we are also adept at building with high-tech composites to increase durability and minimise ongoing maintenance.
English Braids Ltd was established in 1972 in Malvern, Worcestershire, supplying ropes and cords into the industrial market place. With the addition of a purpose built site in 1979 this enabled the growth into the marine, lifting, climbing and winching sectors. The company has always focused on a B2B environment with continuous improvement, the highest quality yarns and backing this up first class service and support.
Our range of boats are perfect for private hire; Charter for weddings, parties, birthdays, special occasions, corporate events and more. Once on board one of our classic wooden ferries we promise you and your guests will have a great day out along Cornwall’s most stunning stretch of water; the Fal River. Our boats run between Falmouth, Truro and the Roseland and there are many places along the Fal River and Carrick Roads where we can land to collect you. The most popular are Truro, Falmouth and St Mawes. We can tailor our cruises to meet your needs. Our luxury boat ‘Moyana’ is perfect for any occasion with ample space for up to 90 guests and a fully stocked bar serving Cornish Ale!
Petrel Rum is a small batch botanical rum; fermented, distilled and barrelled on the Cornish coast. It is traditionally distilled in a copper Alembic still with a modern twist of home-grown Rosemary, Maple and Oak.
After 5 years of testing and tasting, I am so excited to share my botanical rum to the world.
It is a rum dedicated to the wild Cornish coasts and their native seabird, the Storm Petrel – The last bird home from the storm.
Falmouth Art Gallery has a vibrant exhibition and event programme. We change exhibitions regularly and hang works from our permanent collection alongside major museum loans, work from local artists, community groups, school children and students. Our events cater for all ages, from babies upwards. There will be something for everyone.
Our art collection is large and eclectic for a small museum. The works are rotated regularly in our entrance and main galleries and we work to variety of themes.
The staircase gallery is used for community displays. Groups such as Falcare, Age Concern, local schools and Falmouth University visit on a regular basis and create art in response to current exhibitions.
Our limelight wall within the entrance gallery, is open to all aspiring and professional artists. To achieve a dynamic turnaround the space is changed weekly.
Based at the Rhoda Mary Shipyard on the bank of a river where so many fine wooden sailing ships were built, The Falmouth Pilot Cutter CIC is recreating a traditional environment where we hope many projects of historic maritime importance will take place.
The Falmouth Pilot Cutter CIC plans to nurture and train young people in the art of shipbuilding, and create a new generation with skills and knowledge of the seas. Once launched, the Pellew will remain based in Truro and sail the seas giving opportunities for apprenticeships in the traditional trades and seamanship associated with such a vessel.
The future plans for the Rhoda Mary yard include options for further new build boats, restorations and layup facilities. Get in touch to learn more.
Falmouth is Cornwall’s leading south coast resort, it is one of the county’s largest, vibrant and most diverse towns. It is home to Cornwall’s rich maritime heritage, the Woodlane Campus of Falmouth University, the internationally renowned Art Gallery and many sub-tropical gardens.
Based in Penryn, Freeman’s Wharf Boatyard consists of 45 half tide berths with a further 40 hard standing berths available for yachts up to 15m. Berthing is available on a weekly, monthly or annual basis, with prices quoted on size of vessel and length of stay. Electricity, fresh water, toilet and shower facilities are also available.
Freeman’s Wharf Boatyard offers a full range of craning services including lifting of boats, masts, engines and stores up to 20 tonnes. There is also an onsite yard crane capable of lifting up to 8 tonnes. Freeman’s Wharf is also an authorised Honda dealer for all of your Honda engine and Honwave inflatable sales, outboard servicing and repair requirements.
Gweek Classic Boatyard is a traditional Cornish boatyard based in the upper reaches of the beautiful Helford River. With a rich maritime history it is situated in the heart of the picturesque village of Gweek.
Gweek Classic Boatyard has recently been acquired and is being upgraded (take a look at the News section of our website for more details).
Gweek Quay has all the services you would expect a traditional boatyard to offer the leisure boater and more.
As well as storage for over 250 vessels both hardstanding and undercover, cranage for boats up to 25 tonnes, we can undertake modern and traditional yacht repairs and restorations. The yard is also happy to offer the facilities for owner projects and owner fit outs.
We are proud to say that we are one of the area’s leading estate agents, and we have built our reputation on the tried and tested values of good service and great advice. We have been established in the area for over thirty years, but that is not to say that we are rooted in the past – we employ industry-leading techniques, on-the-ground insight and innovative technology to help you reach your property goals.
We are the only agent in the area with specialist, director led departments in Estate Agency, Property Letting & Management & New Homes. With two prominent offices in Falmouth & Penryn we have professional, enthusiastic and friendly staff who provide fantastic service including extensive marketing and advertising material as well as free up to date market appraisals.
We are a prominent law firm based in Falmouth. Our own ‘family tree’ stretches back into the 19th Century; an unbroken history of advising and acting for generations of families and businesses. You may well be reading this because you have been told about us. We welcome most of our new clients following personal recommendation.
In many respects we are a traditional firm of solicitors, a symbol of continuity – and proud of the fact.
“La Peniche” is a floating Cafe & Bistro providing 50 covers on board a 1938 French barge (Delta) moored in Falmouth Haven Marina from June 2020.
We are open to the public, accessible through the marina gates on North Quay from 8:30 a.m. Last meal orders are taken at 8:45 p.m.for 10 p.m.closing.
Our menu reflects French and European cuisine using local, seasonal produce. We offer breakfast, lunch and dinner with light bites, patisserie, cakes and beverages available throughout the day. Don’t be shy! Come on board…you’re guaranteed a seat with a sea view!
Live Beside the Sea is a Property Search Agent, specialising in finding dream properties in Cornwall for clients relocating from out of the county or abroad.
Live Beside the Sea is a member and the 2017 First Place award winner of ARP, the professional body for relocation service providers throughout the UK and internationally and promotes a quality standard throughout its membership.
Your one stop local Chandlery. Well stocked and welcoming, with friendly staff, a huge range of products, and of course Macsalvors great prices.
Although the Penryn branch is primarily a chandlery, we also carry a diverse range of other products including camping equipment, workwear, tarpaulins and more. We wish you all a fantastic season in 2020.
Your adventure is Musto’s challenge. We engineer technical clothing to help you perform at your peak.
Built on 50 years of engineering cutting-edge performance apparel, we are the world’s leading sailing brand and a British leader in shooting and equestrian sports.
We are British from the beginning, but our clothes, footwear, luggages and accessories are designed with an international outlook so you can be active in all climates, on all terrains, anywhere in the world. From leisurely weekends in the country to battling storms in the Southern Ocean, Musto performs so you can too.
We test our products to the extreme in the world’s most hostile environments, and in the labs, to drive innovation so you can trust our products to perform and endure. People often tell us of their twenty-plus-year-old Musto garments that have been used incessantly and are still performing well. Our famous durability is why we offer a guarantee for the lifetime of many of our garments.
The National Maritime Museum Cornwall is a fully independent museum. The result of collaboration between the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich and the former Cornwall Maritime Museum in Falmouth, the museum was officially opened in 2003 and is located on the aptly named Discovery Quay in Falmouth, south Cornwall.
The museum celebrates and explores the overwhelming influence of the sea on history and culture, including the maritime heritage of Falmouth and Cornwall. As home to The National Small Boat Collection the museum also promotes an understanding of small boats and their place in people’s lives.
The Noble System of hollow wooden mast construction was invented by a Mr Barry Noble in Bristol England in 1986 primarily for unstayed masts on such boats as Galway Blazer and Jester.
Our spars have been supplied to many sail training organizations such as Jubilee sailing trust (Lord Nelson) and the ocean youth club (Greater Manchester Challenge) as well as many architectural firms for columns in buildings (Clarks shoe shops worldwide/London Zoo).
In conjunction with our engineers we are able to offer many specialist products in mild and stainless steel such as hi tech bottle screws and blocks covered to look “classic” to traditional rigging and leather work.
Established in 2009 North Coast Wine Company has been supplying the trade and public with selected wine and spirits from around the world and Cornwall. Should you need your cellar stocking you can contact Oliver on the below number or email address.
Pasco’s Boatyard is situated on one of the most beautiful creeks in Cornwall, if not the entire country. The St Just Creek has long been a spot where walkers and boating people alike would regularly visit. The St Just Pool lies directly adjacent to the beautiful Church at St Just in Roseland, and this is a very pretty and tranquil spot.
At Pasco’s we welcome all boat owners, and are happy to see them come and enjoy our facilities in the most beautiful surroundings. We aim to be a sustainable business that provides local employment, trains and develops good skill levels amongst our employees, and ensures that boat building, boat care and maintenance remain as activities in the St Just Creek for many years to come. We look forward to seeing you there soon!
Pendennis Shipyard is based in Falmouth in the south west of the UK. With over 430 permanent skilled employees covering all in-house trades and their full-service superyacht facility, Pendennis is capable of building bespoke yachts as well as undertaking substantial restoration and refit projects for both motor and sailing vessels.
To date the company has built over 30 luxury yachts and conducted refit works on a further 250 vessels. Pendennis’ Cornish home base is supported by a refit office in Palma and a new technical service centre at Vilanova Grand Marina in Barcelona.
Bounded by areas of outstanding natural beauty, Port Pendennis Marina is the ideal centre for cruising the West Country, the Isles of Scilly, Brittany, the Channel Islands and the South Coast of Ireland. Historically Falmouth has been the first port of call for sailing ships arriving from the Atlantic or Bay of Biscay, and favoured for its easy entry in extreme weather conditions. Nowadays Port Pendennis is the perfect departure or arrival point for Transatlantic or Biscay passages, supported by a full selection of marine services and adjacent to high street shops for victualling.
In addition to many cruising yachts and powerboats visiting our marina, we have also been selected by many superyachts for our sheltered deep water facilities right at the heart of the town.
We are RRL, an independent firm of Chartered Accountants and Chartered Tax Advisers. We have grown our firm in Cornwall, so understand the business landscape. We work side-by-side with clients, taking time to fully appreciate their needs to ensure that we provide the best possible service. Our aim is to help local businesses thrive. We look at businesses through an expert lens, constantly adding value in today’s ever-changing economic environment.
Simon Winter Marine was founded in 2006 as a specialist marine hull & liability insurance broker. As well as providing insurance services to yacht owners worldwide we also arrange insurances for charter yachts, commercial vessels and Museum/Heritage craft fleets.
Our company ethos is to provide the very highest of standards of service while ensuring insurance cover is appropriate to our client’s needs.
Our independent status ensures competitive premiums and impartiality when handling claims on your behalf.
Nestled on Falmouth’s historic harbour, The Greenbank blends the best of coastal living with the finest in contemporary comfort.
Steeped in history with unbeatable sweeping sea views, the four-star hotel was originally built in 1640 and has now been lovingly refurbished.
Moor up on The Greenbank’s private pontoons, float from your boat to the dinner table, then sink a few local pints in their cosy quayside pub The Working Boat.
From rustic fine dining in the Water’s Edge restaurant, to al fresco cocktails on the terrace or hearty pub favourites – there’s something for everyone.
And at the end of the day, the plushest of rooms await. Whether it’s a lazy lie-in with breakfast in bed, a soothing spa treatment or long soak in your bath tub – there’s every excuse to retreat to this Cornish coastal hideaway.
Climb aboard classic ships or adventure vessels and explore a host of destinations as you’ve never seen them before. Let our fleet of boats give you an authentic taste of life under sail and a holiday like no other. No experience needed, just a lust for adventure!
Working sail delivers hands on adventure sailing holidays, RYA training courses and Duke of Edinburgh expedition voyages onboard our three traditionally gaff rigged cutters Agnes, Pellew and Unity. From our base in Falmouth, Cornwall explore the West country coastline and sail further afield to the Isles of Scilly and Brittany. From one day sails and long weekends through to 14 day mini ocean adventures we have a voyage for you. You are not required to have any sailing experience to join us onboard and we welcome solo travellers, couples and groups.
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