Thumbs Up Yacht Delivery – Salcombe to Fambridge

Yacht Delivery of Moody 333 ‘Blue Octopus’ from Salcombe, Devon to North Fambridge, Essex The proud new owners are the Sinclair Brothers, Ian and Stuart. Being very happy with their new purchase they decided to get Thumbs Up to deliver her to North Fambridge in Essex. Another delivery to Fambridge! I couldn’t believe it, after…


Thumbs Up Yacht Delivery of Dragonfly 35

This was a fairly long delivery, an owner assist. The yacht, a Quorning Dragonfly. Its a 35ft trimaran with a very modern and powerful rig. 20 days in total from Cherbourg to Barcelona. We clocked a fantastic 18kts average across The Bay of Biscay with a top speed of 24kts. FANTASTIC!


Madeira to The Hamble 35ft Jeanneau Yacht Delivery

After a ‘failed’ transat delivery by another company the 35ft Jeanneau “Olympe” was left in Madeira. The Thumbs Up Sailing Yacht Delivery Team took over and oversaw installation and sea trialling of the new engine. We’re unsure of exactly what went on in the prior delivery. But the yacht was in bad shape. After three…


Thumbs Up Yacht Delivery – Mahon to Sicily Elan 45

Mahon to Trapani, Sicily via Sardinia Yacht Delivery Back home, after a thoughroughly enjoyable yacht delivery, it was an “owner assist passage” delivery for Tony and Deborah Gourlay. I met them and their newly purchased Elan 434 Impression in the beautiful capital of Menorca, Mahon. The plan, to Siciliy via Sardinia. Along with Jane, as an…