Galeforce 8 - South Coast Yacht charter

Galeforce 8 - South Coast Yacht charter


I've often wondered Kathy, why Shropshire Lady? Shropshire is about as far from the sea as you can get!!
Sailed to Poole and having good time. Found a new Porsche for you on Poole Quay !!
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Shropshire Lady is a Bavaria 350 Carries spinnaker and pole. Excellent day skipper boat, easy to handle, no kick astern.

Recently antifouled, polished and updated with new sails, a Beta 35hp engine, pedestal, chartplotter, flexiteak decks and eberspacher heater. Fully coded for 8 with 10 lifejackets and lifelines, she is very comfortable with 8 berths in 3 cabins. Unbeatable Rates, available all year round. Call Kathy Cole now for further information and to book your next charter.

Operating as usual


Mischief my new Oceanis 37 now available for just staying on board for a night or longer. Port hamble marina close to the village with fabulous shower block and next to banana wharf.

Timeline photos 06/03/2020

A new oceanis37 “mischief of hamble” is now the latest addition to Galeforce8 south coast yacht charter. Fully coded for charter as an 8 berth yacht. Moored port hamble marina. see website for deals, specs and prices.

Photos from Galeforce 8 - South Coast Yacht charter's post 09/12/2019

Come stay on my new boat Beneteau oceanis37, 9 berth, moored port hamble, “mischief of hamble”. Central heating, large fridge, Asymmetric, step on board. 4 doubles, one single. Only 400 engine hours. BEDS ON BOARD & airbandb 15% discount until 5 January 2020


“Mischief of Hamble” new jeaneau oceanis37 was christened yesterday. Will be coded for chartering in a couple of weeks time.


New rudder bearings along with lots more on winter refit. Steering amazing now.


Shropshire lady just arrived East Cowes for RAf frostbite rally. Keen competition from all for best dressed fairy lights.

Photos from Galeforce 8 - South Coast Yacht charter's post 26/11/2018

Shropshire lady just returned from fabulous RAf Xmas frostbite rally in East Cowes.


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Brand new Volvo 30 hp engine and saildrive for Shropshire Lady August 2018. 3 blade prop this time with a bite!!!!! Ready for chartering, bareboat or skippered or just simply sleeping on board tied to the dock


Martha Poppy Cole meets Shropshire Lady. The next captain of the ship!


Doing 8 knots en route back from Chichester

Timeline photos 06/08/2018

Trip back from Chichester making 8.3 knots on Shropshire Lady, Bavaria 350. Having new volvo 30 saildrive and engine fitted this week. Available for skippered or bareboat charters or for just sleeping on board. Moored in the lovely place of Port Hamble Marina. Close to village boasting many pubs and restaurants.


Will it be hot everywhere?

It's definitely hot, hot, hot here in Sunny Hampshire. So how will you be spending the next few weeks of glorious weather? Can we tempt you down to Hamble?

Galeforce 8 - South Coast Yacht Charters - What's happening around Hamble this July and August? 19/07/2018

Galeforce 8 - South Coast Yacht Charters - What's happening around Hamble this July and August?

Will you be staying onboard with us this July and August? Then maybe you'll want some ideas of local events to visit.
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Galeforce 8 - South Coast Yacht Charters - What's happening around Hamble this July and August? If you are thinking of popping down to Hamble and spending a few nights sleeping onboard one of our lovely boats, then we thought it might be handy if we shared some of the events that are happening locally. Here are a few ideas for you to enjoy this July and August - if you hear of any more then p...


We have availability for up to 8 guests to sleep in 3 cabins at Port Hamble Marina from 27th July - 7th August.

Catering and special packages for birthdays, anniversaries or other celebrations are available on request.


Don't just take our word for it - here is one of our reviews from TripAdvisor.
Contact us to arrange your next adventure with Galeforce 8 - South Coast Yacht charter.


Shropshire lady competing during Round the Island Race last weekend

Photos from Galeforce 8 - South Coast Yacht charter's post 09/03/2018

Shropshire Lady II waiting for liftout and now on the hard at Hamble Point having excellent care and attention refit and polished by Martin Bain ready for the new season and 100 year anniversary sailing at Easter.

Photos from Galeforce 8 - South Coast Yacht charter's post 21/10/2017

Breaking news...... shropshire lady now has a windless, just fitted. Available for charter all through the winter months and for just sleeping on board whilst enjoying staying in amazing village of hamble, close to all restaurants, pubs and recreational activities. Heater on board!!!!

Photos from Galeforce 8 - South Coast Yacht charter's post 15/07/2017

Shropshire lady being race trained for Round The Island. Available dates for chartering most of august and good rates. See

Timeline photos 25/03/2017

Shropshire Lady just had her demanding 5 year coding for chartering. Waiting on lifting out pontoon hamble point for her annual scrub,Antifoul and polish and another season of antics and fun. Anyone coming for a sail????

Timeline photos 05/03/2017

Let's do this!


Shropshire lady my Bavaria 350 staying in port hamble marina for 2017 but on new mooring C4 which should be easier for charterers. Having her 5 year coding in march and will be much updated for new season. Still available for Round the Island. Look fwd see you in 2017


Shropshire lady having her bottom cleaned and photographed to compete in Round The Island race tomorrow. Conditions in her favour 20-30knots of wind. Will try and beat her previous result of 246 overall out of 2000. This boat can be chartered out bareboat or skippered.


Shropshire lady having her bottom washed and photographed before round the island race. Perfect conditions for this boat tomorrow

Timeline photos 01/07/2016

Shropshire lady - Bavaria 350 - Divers cleaning and photographing the bottom in prep for Round The Island race to tomorrow. She aims to beat her best result of 246 overall out of 2000 entries. Wind and confit in her favour 20-30k.


Shropshire lady fully coded Bavaria 350 8 berth out last weekend as part of a 19 man stag weekend organised by galeforce8 yacht charters. Friday 2pm start banana wharf, the bugle for sustenance before heading for Southampton. Saturday - late start, slightly subdued stags! Head for The Needles then Pier View, Cowes. On the water All photographed by following rib. Book yours now!

Photos from Galeforce 8 - South Coast Yacht charter's post 18/04/2016

Charter this boat for 2016 Americas cup skippered or bareboat.

Photos from Galeforce 8 - South Coast Yacht charter's post 18/04/2016

Piccys of Stag Party organised by Galeforce 8 last weekend with 4 boats, including Shropshire lady. Shropshire lady flying her new Doyle's mainsail.

Our Story

We are a private Yacht Charter company based in Hamble, the hub of British yachting.

We offer both bareboat and skippered yachts. Which can be chartered for day sails, weekends or longer on the water. We also are able to accommodate for corporate events, regatta’s and races and sleep on board at the marina.

We have a Beneteau Oceanis 37 available for charter all year round.

We aim to provide a personal service for all of our clients, many of whom return year after year.

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