Classic Yachts for Sale

Wooden Ships international traditional and classic boat sales bring buyers and sellers interested in classic wooden boats together. When you purchase a classic yacht from Wooden Ships yacht brokers, you are not only acquiring a vessel but also a piece of history. We will work with you to find the perfect boat and provide expert advice on every aspect of the purchase process.

We hope you find something to your liking amongst our selection of timeless classic yachts for sale – many people feel there is something special about owning one. Having a traditional wooden boat can give you a feeling of nostalgia and brings back memories of a simpler time. They are beautiful to look at, and they are fun to sail.  

If you can’t find your dream classic boat on our site, please get in touch with us to discuss your needs further. It might be that we have something you didn’t know you wanted! Our small expert team will guide you through every stage of the journey.


Classic yachts for sale

Wooden Ships is a brokerage firm with 50 years of specialist expertise in selling classic and traditional boats. Classic boats have been at the core of everything we do.

Nothing compares to the craftsmanship and beauty of a classic yacht, and ownership of one entails an appreciation of a piece of maritime history. Take a closer look at our collection of classic boats, which cater to every type of boating enthusiast.

Classic yachts can be either power or sailing yachts. Owning a classic boat comes with several benefits, including:

-The unique design and construction of classic yachts make them stand out from the crowd.

-These vessels can last for generations with proper care.

-Traditional classic boats have a certain charm and elegance that is unmatched by any other.

The term classic yacht can be subjective, but it allows us to enjoy and appreciate the world’s most beautiful boats built over hundreds of years. Some classic sailing yachts have great racing prowess whilst others represent design milestones. The term also encompasses many wooden vessel types, including gaff and Bermudan rigs, cruising yachts, fishing vessels, cargo ships, river launches and gentleman’s motor yachts.

There is an abundance of classic yacht designs to choose from, and each type has its own unique set of characteristics. So whether you are looking for a fast racing boat or a leisurely cruiser, there is undoubtedly a classic yacht that meets your needs.

While owners of classic yachts proudly maintain their boats in true traditional style, many have also been brought up-to-date with modern comforts, including plush interiors and state-of-the-art navigation systems. For the competitive among you, owning a classic yacht is an excellent opportunity to compete on the international regatta circuit. So whether you’re buying a traditional sailing boat strictly for cruising or racing the regatta circuit, you enter an exclusive club of true sailing enthusiasts with classic boat ownership.

Wooden Ships classic yachts brokers have an extensive database of boats for sale. With a wide range of sailing yachts, motor yachts and small classic boats, Wooden Ships has one of the largest selections of traditional wooden boats and yachts for sale in the UK. Our goal is to help you find the boat that best suits your needs by providing impartial, expert advice.