Boats Between £300001 - £500000
New luxury/performance Sailing Yacht
Example: Hallberg Rassey / Oyster / Swan / Farr custom built Yachts
In this price range you can find a new yacht on which you can sail the seven seas or race against the best of them! There are a large number of new sailing yachts in this range. They are designed for ocean cruising and some are used for regattas and offshore racing. Yachts will be typically be over 50ft. Below you are likely to find luxury accommodation, with berths for at least 6 people, full cooking, storage and shower facilities. Depending on your budget yachts in this range will be set up with everything you need to live on board and for long range cruising. Your yacht will need a mooring or a berth in a marina
New Power Boat / Motor Yacht
Example: Fairline / Sealine / Princess / Sunseeker
In this price range you will find a range of luxury power boats and motor yachts. They will offer a high degree of comfort for guests and owners alike. Some offer a “flybridge” option – this is a choice of positions for driving the boat, either in the open on the flybridge or from below. Others offer sports version which are designed for thrilling speeds but still offer hotel like accommodation below.
Engines are likely to be powerful diesels capable of producing good speeds to get you to your on water destination in style and good time. They will be happy in most weather conditions but are likely to need a berth in a marina to keep them secure. The price you pay will depend upon the age of the boat, its condition, size of engine and length.
New River Cruiser
Example: Dale Nelson / Broom / Princess
If you fancy exploring the rivers, broads and lochs then this is the sort of boat for you. In this price range there are various types of river cruisers available and you should be able to have a large degree of choice about how the boat is fitted out. Expect a boat for up to 6 people with excellent quality accommodation, well fitted galley and great living space. You will get a good size engine to suit all your needs on the river. Most boats are built in GRP, a hard wearing composite which needs much less maintenance than traditional materials. Virtually all river boats are too heavy to be trailable so you will need a berth or a mooring
Second hand Specialised Boat
Example: Volvo 60 / Riva Aquariva
In this price range you could come across all sorts of exciting boats to dream about or own!
You could snap up a second hand round the world yacht, pick up a luxury ocean beating catamaran or carefully select an Italian classic suitable for drinking champagne in the marinas of Monaco.
New Narrow Boat
Example: Custom built traditional Canal boat
Narrow boats, Canal boats and Dutch barges offer wonderful opportunities for long happy holidays on the canals, rivers and broads or they can even offer a second home. In this price range you should be able to commission your own build from a reputable builder. You can then choose how you would like it fitted out, to sort your own tastes and the sort of boating you will be doing. For more information on buying a boat for the waterways visit the Canal and River Trust >