Major John Rooke: May 2017 (Prout Quest 33) Many thanks for your services in the sale of Busca. I wish the various agencies handling the sale of my cottage were as efficient.
I believe the Coopers will take care of the boat, which is almost as important as the money generated by the sale. I think the target price was realistic in the current financial climate.
To summarize; your advice on price was spot on., you found a buyer and the sale went through quickly so a job well done! Now all you need to do is find me a nice day boat between £12 to £15k. If you catch me at Jolly Jacks I must buy you a drink.
Kestas Strakaus: November 2016 (Catalina Capri 26) I bought my yacht through Network Yacht Brokers Plymouth as my first and introductory boat. I felt the sales process was dealt with very well and the staff were hugely important to help make this as easy as possible, so much so that now three years later we asked Network Plymouth to sell our boat for us. I can honestly say that the service was every bit as good if not better than when we purchased the boat. Thank you Elliott & Marcus for making this process as simple as possible, we will be looking for our next boat using you guys again. Thank you!
Tim Butler: October 2016 (Dufour 365 Grand Large) A wholeheartedly thank you to Elliott, you gave a great service to me & my family who were selling our cherished yacht that we bought from new. It was a hard decision to let her go but you made this as painless as possible and despite the boat being moored on the River Yam you were able to take care of viewing etc as promptly as ever. If we decide to dip our toe in the water again in the future we know who to come and see.
Des & Russ: October 2016 (Dufour 365 Grand Large) We would like to thank Network Plymouth for helping us purchase our yacht, despite us being in Cardiff & the boat being on a river mooring you accommodated us very well, you were very informative and had an excellent knowledge of the boat, which certainly put our minds at rest with some queries that we had. We are very happy and cannot wait to get the boat back to Cardiff with the skipper that you recommended.
Maureen Hemingsley August 2016 (Broom 37) A big thank you to Elliott, you were very reliable and kept me up to date throughout the different stages when selling my boat.
Stephen Ross: March 2016 (Victoria 30) The sale has worked out well and I would have no hesitation in using NYB again. These older boats have quite a small following so you did well to find a similarly enthusiastic buyer to myself!
James Highton April 2015 (Westerly Fulmar)
I bought my Westerly Fulmar from Network Yacht Brokers Plymouth three years ago and would say that the service was excellent then and even better now, the team at Network made the whole process very easy for me and the local contacts that they have are also very good! I kept my boat in the sales area at Blagdons Boat Yard which was superb, a clean and safety conscious yard who were always on hand for assistance when needed, this partnership between Network and Blagdons certainly worked for me! I would recommend both Network and Blagdons Boat Yard to anybody.
Jake Southall February 2015 Vendor (Doral Thundercraft)
We have now bought one boat and sold two others through Network Plymouth and must say we cannot see us using anybody else, with a very trustworthy service Network have not let us down.
We recently bought a Hanse 375 from Network Yacht Brokers Plymouth, the deal went through very smoothly and quickly as preferred, Elliott’s diligence with regards to paperwork was top notch and we were informed throughout the sales process about each development.
Network also gave us an incredible after service preparing the boat for use, I think we will certainly be using them again for our post and pre-season maintenance.
Elliott handled the purchase of our fantastic new boat extremely well, he went out of his way to help arrange the lifts for survey, insurance quotes and berthing for us, there was no stress involved throughout the purchase and he was at the end of the phone whenever needed.
We were so impressed with Elliotts honest and trustworthy service that we have now placed our sailing yacht on the market with Network, once again thank you so much.
Hi Elliott the service from you was professional in every way. You realised quickly we were serious buyers, and you were not pushy or ‘full on’ as some brokers had been. Once our offer was accepted the matter proceeded very quickly and without a hitch. Thank you very much for your service, because although you were acting for the vendor, we felt your practical advice very helpful to us. The paperwork was forwarded in a timely way and we couldn’t fault your service. Highly recommended for both sellers and purchasers!!
When I put my sailing boat into the hands of Network Yacht Brokers, there was little interest at first. I feel with hind sight that maybe the initial asking price was a little high.
I asked that it was given more prominence and this was done without delay. I also asked for the price to be reduced and this was also done.
There were several prospective buyers all of whom turned out to be time wasters. However Elliott kept me informed throughout and worked hard to secure a sale.
Elliott also offered to start the engine and generally check on the boat as I found it difficult to get to Plymouth. I gratefully accepted this offer.
A buyer was found and I was grateful to the efforts of Network who secured the sale in a professional manner thank you Elliott.
Jeffrey Marshall 6th June Purchaser (White Silk)
Hi There Elliott!
Just thought I’d drop a line about “Surfin”, the boat you sold me about 2 years ago.
Quite a bit of work was done in the yard. Also by your local riggers. All this work has held out very well. Slowly we have fixed all the deck leaks and there were dozens. The double skin made life difficult in finding and correcting electrics that did not function. However, it has been fun doing these jobs and “Surfin” is now sound and dry and a treat to sail.
The engine is really the bee’s knees. Excellent!
My son has shared the boat with me and is hoping to go up to a 33 footer, preferably with a wheel, next year. So please keep us posted toward the end of this season.
Go well………… Jeff
Mr Adrian Long 12th January Purchaser (Cornish Shrimper 19)
“Dear Elliott, a short note to thank you for your attention and help in our purchase of the Cornish Shrimper, your response to my original enquiry was extremely prompt and attentive, and generally you ensured our purchase process went smoothly despite the distance we had to travel to conclude. Many thanks for all your help and we look forward to enjoying our new boat.”
Mr Jeremy Langton 06th January Vendor (Cornish Shrimper 19)
“Elliott I found the service that you provided very efficient and professional, I would certainly recommend you to other owners wishing to buy or sell boats.
Thanks for all of your help.”
Mr John Taylor 07th January Vendor (Moody Eclipse 33)
“I was amazed how quickly you managed to find a buyer. From the instruction at the end of October to handover on 22nd December, the whole process was very efficient, especially for this time of year. I was also pleased that you were able to keep on eye on the boat for me during this period. Thank you, I would not hesitate to use your services again.”
Mr & Mrs O’Connor 20th August Vendor Dufour (2800)
“Thank you Elliott.
This was the sale of a small boat towards the bottom of the market being sold because of my failing health. Despite this NYB handled the sale with the same attention that they might have paid to a much larger transaction. The fact that a sale was made mid season in the middle of a recession speaks for itself. Elliott even went the extra mile to ensure a post survey figure was fair to both sides.
My thanks for the way that this business was transacted and my best wishes for the future.”
Mr & Mrs Williams 22nd August 2013 Purchaser (Moody 30)
“Many thanks for all your help in purchasing Quodlibet. The experience was much less stressfull than we were expecting, both Elliott and Charlotte were most helpful and responded to queries quickly and honestly. Many thanks for also sourcing the marine engineer to service the engine before we left Plymouth for the trip to Brixham. Our first attempt to return Quodlibet back to our home port had to be abandoned due to strong easterly winds, 7 hours later back in Plymouth on MDL marina. Quodlibet was fantastic though. Felt safe on her even with waves breaking into the cockpit! Bit of a baptism by fire!!! Found out later the the lifeboat was called out to other yachts twice in the area we were sailing in!
Second attempt the Saturday after we sailed to start point the wind dropped so we motorsailed to Brixham. Lovely day. I think we have sailed Quodlibet more in the last 6-8 weeks than we sailed our last yacht in 2 years. Vicki my wife has really taken to her too which is great.
The service we received from Elliott was second to non thank you very much. Informative and accurate information with a relaxed and comfortable feel. I would recommend NYB to anyone looking to purchase a new yacht, or sell a used boat.
Many thanks, hope to see you soon.”
Mr & Mrs Edwards 15th July 2013 Vendor (Moody 30)
“We were very impressed with your website which helped to sell the boat in the current recession. Thank you for all the advice given, and a very smooth transfer”.
Gary Duff 31st May 2013 Vendor (Tamar 2000)
“Thank you Elliott, a very professional service, I would highly recommend. Fast transaction and kept me well informed throughout the sale process”.
Richard Insley 7th December 2012 – Vendor (Hunter Legend 356)
“I found the whole process stressful due to the problems that we had, but you had no control over these and dealt with them extremely well! You were excellent when resolving the VAT issue which I commend you for, your service and dedication was excellent in difficult circumstances Thank you!
Mr & Mrs Williams 30th November 2012 – Purchaser (Hunter Legend 356)
“Elliott, we were really pleased with the speed at which you communicated with the vendor both at offer stage and during the transaction, answering questions as and when they arose. You were professional in your dealings with us and did all you could to alleviate our concerns over the potential issues arising from the vendor’s paper title. We found you very personable and went the extra mile in liaising with the boatyard and helping identify potential people who might help us with our project. Would certainly recommend Network Plymouth. Many thanks for your help.”
Mr Gary Stone 17th September 2012 – Vendor (Fairline Mirage 29)
“Thank you Elliott I was very happy with the service you provided, you were polite, friendly and informative I would recommend you to anyone.”
Stephen Mitchell 4th August 2012 – Purchaser (Cornish Crabber 24)
“Many thanks Elliott for a seamless and (having not dealt with a broker before) what was a very stress less and efficient process. Our purchase went through very smoothly. I would recommend your services to any prospective customers.”
Simon Whattler 29th July 2012 – Vendor (Cornish Crabber 24)
“Network Yacht Brokers Plymouth service and attention to client was top rate! Speedy transfer of funds when available. Many thanks for a painless operation.”
Roger & Cathy Thomas 27th July 2012- Purchaser (Warrior 40)
“We found Network Yacht Brokers to be friendly, helpful (beyond the call of duty) and very easy to deal with. Thank you Elliott we are very happy with the yacht.”
Dudley Cotton 22nd July 2012 – Vendor (Warrior 40)
“Elliott, thanks very much for the sterling service, you have conducted the sale of Bodica in a most professional way. This is the second time we have used Network Yacht Brokers and have been impressed on both occasions. I will certainly recommend your services to anybody, Thank you.”
Jon Woolager & Julie Merriman 11th June 2012 – Purchasers (Jeanneau Sun 2000)
“It has been a pleasure purchasing our new boat through Network Yacht Brokers in Plymouth. Elliott took care of all the very many arrangements required between all parties. This included, perhaps most importantly, making sure that all of the paperwork was in order. We were kept informed throughout and this made the whole process easy and stress-free.”
Tim & Anne Whellock 8th June 2012 – Vendors (Jeanneau Sun 2000)
“We experienced a superb service with excellent sales advice. Network Yacht Brokers Plymouth kept us informed at all times, we were very pleased, thank you Charlotte & Elliott.”
Ben Stubbs 27th May 2012 – Purchaser (Omega 46)
“Excellent standard of communication, Elliott & Charlotte held an honest, open manner and were supportive throughout. They always made time for our concerns, we always knew where we were within the process and managed our uncertainties well! We were most impressed by your service which unusually combined a professional and personal approach, a rare thing these days! Gizmo has exceeded our expectations, thank you!”
Julian & Cath Kemp 18th May 2012 – Vendors (Jeanneau Prestige 36)
“Elliott & Charlotte were very professional & competent to deal with. They were willing to listen to us and our needs which helped tremendously when selling our boat. We would certainly use them again, we wish you all the best in the future.”
Torben Leif Temsen 15th May 2012 – Vendor (Omega 46)
“The treatment I received throughout the sales process has been excellent, thank you”
Brian and Janet Lawrence 7th March 2012 – Vendors (Jeanneau Merry Fisher 585)
“The sale was handled quickly & efficiently, we were kept informed through all of the sales process, very pleased, Thank you!”
Ian and Jean Boyce 4th August 2011 – Vendors (Bavaria 36)
“Ian and I were both very impressed with your professional and efficient manner. You both dealt with our queries promptly and effectively.”
Brian and Julia Owen, Steve and Mary West 18th October 2011 – Purchasers (Sealine S23)
“This was our first purchase of a boat and Charlotte, Elliott and Gareth made the whole process remarkably easy over a relatively short period. The deal was carried out to our total satisfaction; everyone at Network could not have been kinder or more helpful!”
Trevor Dann 17th November 2011 – Purchaser (Fairline Turbo 36)
“We contacted Network Yacht Brokers who accommodated our viewing request at short notice and allowed us a thorough viewing of the boat. They were very helpful throughout the purchase process, thorough with paperwork and made efforts to assist with getting gear delivered, passing over keys etc. I would suggest NYB description and particulars were accurate and our purchase would have been worth the long trip based upon description, and other brokers could do well to ensure similar honesty in describing boats in the manner Elliott and Charlotte at NYB have done.”
Peter Carter 17th November 2011 – Purchaser (Achillies 9M)
” We cannot thank you enough for your help in securing her, I hope you have many more successes in the boat market, as we were more than satisfied with the deal we struck, Good luck for the future!”
Gavin Crick 18th November 2011 – Purchasers (Aquastar 45)
“We found both Charlotte and Elliott very helpful in all aspects of the purchase. The viewing was professional and as it would be difficult for us to return easily; they gave us plenty of time on board to view her thoroughly. Result: happy new owners. We are most happy to recommend their services.”