Shipshape South West acts as a focal point bringing together vessels, organisations, skills and facilities from across Devon and Cornwall. These include the Trinity Sailing Foundation, the EISCA facilities at Mashfords Yard, Falmouth Marine School, the National Maritime Museum Cornwall and a range of vessels on the National Register of Historic Vessels.



Stirling & Son

Trinity Sailing - Torbay Lass

Huff of Arklow Restoration

River Tamar



Barbara Bridgman




Coral Star - port side view

Passenger Ferry built 1962 by Unknown

MOOSK starboard side

Yawl built 1906 by Thomas, W E, Falmouth

Shuna - port side view

Motor Yacht built 1935 by McLean, Hugh & Sons Ltd, Govan


The Square Sail fleet of Tall Ships is the only one remaining in the world that earns its keep by trade alone. The fleet has been restored over the years, whilst retaining its essential character.
The historic ships provide excellent venues for corporate hospitality, promotion and private parties, either berthed alongside, or at sea. The ships also take passengers on a variety of cruises.

Supply of timber for boat building, spar making and interiors. Full machining service. We specialise in sourcing top quality timber for high quality jobs for both yacht and working boat applications.


We have extensive experience in the field of Marine Plumbing which includes the refurbishment of Blakes toilets (most commonly found on older vessels) as well as fitting and supplying many other makes of toilet, fitting of holding tanks, maintenance and fitting of water systems, replacement of skin-fittings, sea-cocks, hoses, bilge pumps etc.

Yacht Parts Plymouth Ltd have been trading as a retail chandler for 25 years and over that time have made many contacts which enable us to supply a great range of products both traditional and modern.
Although not a specialist in any sector, we have great experience across the whole width of chandlery supply.
Sometimes we also have second-hand items for sale.

We offer a comprehensive service to enhance your boat. Our vast service range includes: air conditioning and heating, audio visual, bow and stern thruster, custom boat building, electrical systems, electronics, fire suppression systems, generators, GRP repairs, insurance repairs, joinery and upholstery, painting and polishing, passerelles, cranes and davits, stabilisers, storage, teak decking, tenders, trim tabs, water and sanitation systems.



Restoration and repairs of existing historic craft: for example, traditional cargo boats (both English and Dutch, with motor or sail). Also, new builds of historic Thames motor barges and the Dutch luxemotors.
Our skills have been perfected over several decades, both in timber and steel. We are known for our attention to detail and exacting standards.

Engineering Consultant

News and Events

Lynher returns to Calstock

After a long winter, the Lynher barge experienced her first sail up the River Tamar with a group of University of Plymouth studen