Welcome to Galeforce 8 - South Coast Yacht Charters


We are a private Yacht Charter company based in Hamble on the Solent, the hub of British yachting. We offer both bareboat and skippered yachts, mostly privately owned and maintained. We have Bavaria's ideal for everything from cruising to full-on racing, Beneteau's ideal for mini-regattas to corporate clients and individuals, aswell as full-on racing for all major yachting events. Also available are Sigma 38's and a Jeanneau 52.2

Our aim is to provide a personal service for all clients, many of whom return year after year. We can also offer skippered charters, bareboat charter, character building, team development, training and management.

In addition for those who would like shoreside accommodation we can provide Bed and Breakfast in Hamble at BandBHamble.com at reasonable prices.

Three bedroomed crew house available for the Fastnet Race.

We are also partnered with a Sea School where you can gain qualifications for Comp Crew, Day Skipper, Coastal and Yacht-master - Click here for more info.

35th Americas Cup Portsmouth35th Americas Cup Portsmouth

America's Cup World Series racing comes to Great Britain! This event will take place from Thursday to Sunday the 23rd to the  [ ... ]

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Round the Island race 2015Round the Island race 2015

The date 27th June 2015
Shropshire Lady now available for charter for this race.

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Cowes Week Regatta 2015Cowes Week Regatta 2015

8th - 15th August Shropshire Lady the Bavaria 350 berth 8 is offered at Cowes week for bareboat cruise, corporate charter, or  [ ... ]

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Barts BashBarts Bash

The Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation organised a monster sized attempt to set a new Guinness World Record for ‘The Largest  [ ... ]

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