Wooden Ships Classic Yacht Brokers

Traditional and Classic Boat Sales

Welcome to Wooden Ships. We are a renowned specialist classic yacht brokerage established for nearly 50 years and based in Dartmouth, Devon. We manage the sale and purchase of traditional and classic boats from clinker dinghies to large sailing ships and motor yachts. 

With expertise and experience gained from owning and sailing many different traditional boats, large and small, we are here to assist you in purchasing your yacht and giving guidance on caring for her. We have an interesting and varied range of classic yachts for sale.

With an in-depth knowledge of the industry, the people, and the boats, this family-run traditional yacht brokerage is the first place to come when purchasing or selling a classic vessel.

About us

Are you looking to buy or sell a classic wooden yacht?

Established at the heart of the boating community in Dartmouth, we assist buyers and sellers worldwide and provide the highest level of care and attention throughout every step of the process. We are a small but focused brokerage team with years of professional yachting experience complemented by strong sales and business skills. 

We always strive to offer the best impartial advice and manage a smooth sales process for buyers and sellers. If you would like to talk about classic boat sales, please come and speak to us. We would love to hear from you and discuss how we can help you find your perfect boat or find your boat’s next custodian. 

We have an unrivalled expert understanding of the very specialist classic boat market and offer the best advice on pricing points and any recommended pre and post-sale works, and we can place your boat in front of the right people.

We understand that owning a classic boat is a passion and a lifestyle choice, so whether you are buying or selling, we will always be here to assist you in any way we can.