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 3 year plan to purchase a new Dufour 390 GL.

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

This usage package equates to a annual charter cost of approx £20,000 not including any last minute usage.

* (We can only off the Fixed Cost Scheme on the 360, 382,390 & 412 only)

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 530)


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

Example Illustration based on Dufour 390 Grand Large

All prices include VAT unless otherwise stated
Prices valid until end July 2020
Prices subject to variations in exchange rate

Cost of New Dufour 390 GL – £206,000

Including Delivery, Commissioning and Full Coding Pack

* Example only, freedom to personalise equipment levels.

Example Fixed Rate Finance Option
Cost of boat £206,000
Deposit £61,800
Balance to Finance £144,200
Term 15 years
Instalments – 180 Payments £1,123.12
Total Estimated Fees £823
Rate Indicative 4.77%
APR Indicative 4.97%
Indicative Total Cost £202,985.03
Indicative Total Charges including deposit £264,785.03

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

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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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We are open for charters throughout the winter. We have some special Winter Day Rates so just contact us if you want to get out on the water.

Special Winter Day Rates

Family groups can charter for any length of time but we have to restrict people from different households to day charters only. If you don't know how to sail we can provide a skipper.

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