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 Halcyon Yacht Charter E Newsletter


Captain's Log - Sunshine, Showers & Journalists

Following the departure of our full compliment of guests, once again the crew set to getting on with a changeover to prepare Halcyon for our next charter. We had been thoroughly spoiled by two weeks of consistent fabulous Scottish Weather to compliment the outstanding beauty and needless to say we were due for some changeable conditions. Our next 2 guests, Geoff & Barbara arrived in ….to read the latest Captain’s Log click here


Halcyon Reaches her 80th Birthday

The classic ketch Halcyon reaches her 80th birthday on July 10th 2009.  This great milestone causes us to recall the circumstances of her launch all those years ago.  Halcyon was the second and last ship of that name commissioned and built for Lancashire industrialist Sir Samuel Turner. Click here to read this Press Release.

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Cowes Week 2009

Halcyon will be attending Cowes Week 2009 and she provides the perfect platform for watching the racing. Charter the whole yacht to entertain your friends, family or business colleagues/clients for £3,500 fully inclusive. Alternatively join us for a day sail for £350pp fully inclusive. Click here for more details.


Halcyon’s National Historic Ships Registration

Halcyon has received her admission to the National Historic Ships Register which provides an authoritative assessment of the significance of historic vessels. This is a much deserved registration at her ripe age of 80. She joins over 1000 other historic vessels. To read more about this registration  click here 


Updated 2009 Schedule & Prices

All Halcyon Yacht Charter prices are fully inclusive of food, fuel, berthing, watersports equipment and all the basic costs that could be expected to be associated with chartering a crewed yacht. For Halcyon Yacht Charter’s up-to-date Schedule & Prices please click here to download our 2009 PDF



Halcyon's Winelist

Guests have been asking about the super wines on Halcyon.  The vast majority of our wines are supplied to us by a small independent winemerchant based in Oxfordshire.  Wineman is run by Ian Hewson and Tim Syrad and has a great website where you can buy their wines at very reasonable prices.  Naturally we have chosen our favourites for this year's list.


Halcyon's NEW  Website 

Finally our new website is ready.  We have given a lot of thought to make finding useful information easier, and to littering the site with great photographs of Halcyon and her guests.  She is so photogenic!  We do hope you like it.  It is still at  You can see where Halcyon is presently and look at her forward itinerary, read her captains log, read about her fantastic history, order the cookbook, make an enquiry or just look at all the great photos and videos


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