Welcome to Classic Yachts

At Classic Yachts we are passionate restorers and refurbishers of Classic Wooden Motor and Sailing boats. We are qualified shipwrights, ships joiners , fitters and painters offering a complete design and build project for your prized vessel.

About us

Our team has years of experience in all aspects of wooden ship repairs, and we all own boats of different shapes and sizes, so we are passionate about the attention to detail required by our clients.

Latest Projects

View some of our latest projects below.  Our professional and dedicated team are available to discuss your ideal project and no job would be too big.

Call us on 01243 514779 to discuss your requirements.

Our team has a wealth of experience in all aspects of boat maintenance and we are happy to chat with you no matter how large or small your job is. We are passionate about boats of all shapes and sizes, we would be delighted to discuss either over the phone or via email.
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Classic Wooden Shipwrights with full workshop facilities.

Our workshop is set in the heart of the multi million pound redevelopment of Chichester Marina, with our main joinery division off site we have the facilities to produce and manufacture all aspects of wooden boat construction including replacement planking , teak decking and rubbing strakes. We are specialist in large format timbers and we can produce specialist parts for all rebuild requirements. We have stocks of well seasoned Oak , Mahogany and Teak , we can also source all exotic hardwoods, local spruce and Douglas Fir. You can even come along to the sawmill and choose your tree before it cut into the timber boards.

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Specialist Repair and Refurbishment of Yachts and Motorboats.
All of our boats are unique and need lots of care and attention. We can provide a tailor made service from repainting and varnish work through to complete rebuilds. From initial design and consultation through to launch and sea trials, let us manage your project, deliver it on time and within budget.
Our team has years of experience in all aspects of wooden ship repairs, we all own boats of different shapes and sizes, so we are passionate about the attention to detail required by our clients.
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Wooden Vessel Rebuilds
We have full undercover facilities for vessels up to 75ft and facilities off site for larger vessel if required. We take control of all the logistics using our industry partners through out the south coast.
Once we have surveyed the project we provide a full breakdown off what is required to complete the works and then we provide updates and reports through out the project so that our clients are aware of how the work is progressing.
Rebuilds from the keel up can be undertaken , we can even offer staged payments to suit your budget and requirements.
We can help with all the planning and design of both the external and interior sections. We also offer staged payment and work schedules so you can have as much or as little done whenever you want it, to suit your budget and finances. 

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Liveaboard Design and Build
If you a dreaming of a seaview with a difference, we can offer a full design and build service for conversion , refurbishment and renovation of all houseboats, MFVs, barges etc.
We can also help source a permanent mooring , transport and all the logistics associated with live aboards. A cost effective way of making an alternative , eco friendly , home, office or luxury accommodation.  We can help with all the planning and design of both the external and interior sections. We also offer staged payment and work schedules so you can have as much or as little done whenever you want it, to suit your budget and finances.
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Interior and Exterior Joinery

We have full workshop facilities and we can provide a supply only or a supply and install service. Alternatively send us you old item ( washboard , tiller etc ) and we will make a complete copy in any material and any finish and send it back to you. We can even repair or replace any ironmongery , deck fitting, winches and equipment in a range of materials.

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Maintenance and Repairs

Our team has a wealth of experience in all aspects of boat maintenance and we are happy to chat with you no matter how large or small your job is. We are passionate about boats of all shapes and sizes, we would be delighted to discuss either over the phone or via email.

The Queen of Peace is ready for you to come aboard.

Cruising aboard the Queen of Peace affords the opportunity of exploring exciting new horizons amidst luxury, style, and complete privacy. Aboard the Queen of Peace you really can take each day as it comes…so relax and unwind as we have the perfect luxury charter to suit your budget and taste.

Striving to exceed your expectations.

We have a passion for Classic Wooden Vessels, our experience in renovation and refurbishment, combined with the attention to detail at all levels, Classic Yachts are rapidly becoming the leading refitters on the South Coast.