Charter Management Illustration

Charter Management Illustration

With all the advantages of placing your yacht in our care, we can also extend benefits to you with respect to preferential discount on the initial purchase, reduced annual berthing and insurance charges.

We have outlined an example specification and costs based on a new Dufour 390.

We can extend this option to any model in the range.

Depending on your anticipated usage we can then choose which charter management scheme best suits your needs.

Fixed Cost Scheme ….*

This option takes away any uncertainty.

We take on responsibility for all running and maintenance costs with just the financing of the yacht to your account. In return we keep all charter income generated.

Your Usage Plan
1 weekend a month, bookable in advance
2 weeks during the year
Unlimited last minute bookings subject to availability

Available for the 360, 390 & 430

Split Income Scheme ….**

As the owner you take on responsibility for all the costs of financing, berthing, running, insuring and maintaining your yacht.

In return we split the charter income 60/40 (in your favour).

** (We can offer this option on the any model in the range up to the 470)


You have complete freedom to book out the yacht for your own use without restriction.

Example Illustration based on Dufour 390

All prices include VAT unless otherwise stated
Prices valid until end Dec 2021
Prices subject to variations in exchange rate

Example Cost of New Dufour 390 – £271,881

Discount – £29,381

Price to Pay – £242,500

Including Delivery, Commissioning and Full Coding Pack.
UK VAT Paid, On the water. 

Example Fixed Rate Finance Option
Cost of boat £242,500
Deposit £72,750
Balance to Finance £169,750
Term – Fixed rate 10 years
Instalments – 120 Payments £1,752.72
Total Estimated Fees £832
Interest Rate 4.42%
APR Indicative 4.62%
Indicative Total Charges including deposit £283,908

Contact us for full terms and conditions

Then choose between Fixed Cost or Split Income Scheme depending on which suits your situation best.

Annual running costs for a yacht of this size including berthing, insurance, running maintenance during the season, winter maintenance, annual coding fees and haul out amount to approximately £15,000 per year.

Charter Management Illustration

Contact Us

Based in Mercury Yacht Harbour on the River Hamble this is the ideal location to keep your yacht with easy access into the Solent.


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Universal Yachting Ltd: Mercury Yacht Harbour, Satchell Lane,
Hamble, Southampton, Hampshire SO31 4HQ

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