Directory: Boat Cleaning / Care & Maintenance

Berthon Boat Company Ltd

Berthon is a family-owned business operating in Lymington, Hampshire. On-site facilities include comprehensive engineering, electronic and carpentry workshops, state of the art painting facilities, extensive boat moving and lifting equipment and a 5* deep-water marina. A team of skilled staff complete wide ranging boat works, from electronic refits or retrofits to whole boat rebuilds. Also on site are a number of high-quality brands including VERSADOCK, BHG Marine, Berthon RIB Solutions (UK and Ireland Distributor for Gemini RIBs) and Berthon Power (UK and Ireland Distributor for COX Powertrain Diesel outboard engines). A brokerage house with 5 international offices completes Berthon’s broad offering. Contact 01590 213141 to speak to a member of the Berthon team.

The Shipyard, Bath Road, Lymington, Hampshire SO41 3YL

+44 (0)1590 673312

Clare Lallows

Clare Lallow’s was established in 1867 and has an unrivalled tradition of boat building, restoration, wood working and service. The company combines traditional techniques and craftsmanship with modern materials and technology to provide a wide range of services on all types of boats. In addition to being specialists in the restoration of classic wooden boats such as Ted Heath’s Morning Cloud (now ‘Opposition’) and a sister ship, Easy Glider, we have the facilities and craftsmen available for all types of GRP and gel- peeling work. With our dedicated painting, rigging, fabricating and engineering departments, we can offer a complete service to yachtsmen. We offer a very competitive scrubbing service. We can haul out and store vessels on our own sites and we can use our cherry -picker for mast work. Our fuel berth is open seven days a week and we offer a round the clock repair service during major sailing events.

3 Medina Road, Cowes, Isle Of Wight PO31 7BU

+44 (0)1983 292112

Cowes Harbour Services Boatyard

Cowes Harbour Services Boatyard is one of the largest yards on the River Medina with extensive facilities accommodating up to 150 boats from easily trailered craft to yachts and motorboats up to 40 tonnes. The popular Boatyard serves boat users from the mainland and Isle of Wight. We offer a full range of boat maintenance services and have a number of preferred sub-contractors that can also be involved in the care of your boat. Alternatively, you are welcome to work on your own vessel or contract independent companies, subject to site conditions. Facilities and services include: 40 tonne all-tide boat hoist; storage and dry sailing; wet blasting and antifoul removal; antifouling and anodes; hull cleaning and polishing; mast stepping and crane services; collection and delivery of vessels arranged; long stay guardianage; tailored marine services; project management; DIY maintenance; chandlery; water and electricity; secure site with CCTV coverage.

Kingston Wharf, Kingston Road, East Cowes, Isle of Wight PO32 6JS

+44 (0)1983 299385


Go-Stock specialise in eco-friendly cleaning products and sustainable alternatives. Our exclusive Marine Algae Cleaner™ is a non-biocidal hard surface cleaner which is totally non-toxic and safe to use in and around the aquatic environment. It can be used on concrete, wood, metal, fibre glass, and canvas. Removing dirt and algae safely and effectively. Marine Algae Cleaner™ slows any regrowth down dramatically, meaning less cleaning in the future. We accept all empty plastic Marine Algae Cleaner™ containers back, which we will clean, refill, and reuse. Any returned containers with our label attached quoting Solent Handbook will qualify for free delivery on their next order. Go-Stock also provide cleaning and washroom products from ethical manufacturers, such as 100% recycled or bamboo toilet tissue and wipers, as well as beach and litter collection kits for children and adults.

165 Hawthorn Crescent, Cosham PO6 2TJ

+44 (0)2393 110782

Hydroscand UK

Your first choice for hydraulic and industrial hose and fluid connectors. Serving customers since 1969, we are proud to be a trusted supplier to the marine industry. We’re an approved DNV-GL supplier of marine hose and couplings and our assemblies meet the high standards required by the approving body. Our branches are the backbone of our offering and our skilled, BFPA-trained technicians are available to offer help and advice. With high-quality stock available across our UK branches, we can make sure you don’t leave without a solution. If you can’t get to one of our branches, our HoseExpress 24/7 on-site hydraulic hose repair service can get your vessel or machinery back up and running with minimal downtime, saving you valuable time and money. Just call 0800 0116 999 or visit For a world-class service with local expertise, choose Hydroscand.

119-121 Town Street, Sandiacre, Nottingham NG10 5DS

0115 978 9759


Lee Sanitation have over 25 year’s experience in the sanitation business, starting in the Leisure Marine market and expanding into Sewage Pumping Installations and Commercial, Domestic & Industrial Equipment. We are located in the Midlands, close to major transport links. The warehouse at Fenny Compton covers 6500sq. ft. and constantly holds a large range of stock. With a reputation for fast, efficient and friendly service, we are not only a supplier, we also have considerable experience in design, manufacturing, technical support and maintenance. The "LeeSan" brand of high quality products is available from stock and we believe in keeping a vast range of spare parts and accessories from all major manufacturers! Lee Sanitation are proud to be members of the British Marine Federation and have staff sitting on the BMF Council, BMF Environmental committee and BMF Thames Valley committee and are active members of The Yacht Harbour Association.

Wharf Road, Fenny Compton, Warwickshire CV47 2FE

01295 770000

Marine Shrink Wrapping

Marine Shrink Wrapping have been providing their shrink wrapping services since 1986 but now are also retailing shrink wrapping film to the trade and public. As well as selling shrink wrapping film, we also sell scaffold grade shrink wrapping, zip access doors, repair tape and polyprop rope.

5 The Broadway, Hamble Le Rice, Hamble SO31 4BT

+44 (0)2380 458840 / +44 (0)7889 015526

Richardsons Yacht Services

Established in 1988 Richardsons Yacht Services has retained its status as a local family run business building and servicing yachts, along with a busy chandlery. The move to their new premises in 2016, within Island Harbour has enabled them to offer a more efficient service while maintaining the same high class of work carried out by their team of skilled craftsmen. They believe they now offer a unique ‘one-stop’ facility for all craft to 50 tons.

Island Harbour, Mill Lane, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 2LA

+44 (0)1983 821095

Southampton Dry Stack

Bill Knight has many years experience in the Marina Business running high profile Marinas in the Solent area. His belief has always been that boating should be painless for people who want to enjoy their leisure time. He Prides himself with offering the highest possible customer service and therefore customers who use the Southampton Dry Stack facility will not be disappointed. Dry Stacking of boats has been very popular in the USA for many years and customers have seen the many benefits of using this system instead of the standard wet Marina berth. Southampton Dry Stack is the largest facility in the UK to offer both an undercover and open Dry Stack option.

Drivers Wharf, 146 Millbank Street, Southampton, Hampshire SO14 5QN

+44 (0)2380 238084