Deacons Yard

Boat care - we care, at Deacons Yard in the Solent

Deacons Yard

Our yard was established on the river Hamble in the 1920s, and we've been providing boatbuilding services and DIY yard space ever since. Our hoist can lift yachts and motorboats to 14m (45 feet) 20 tonnes. Call us on 02380 402 253 for a chat.

We have berths in our marina for you to prepare your boat for the lift, and if you're not around for lift and launch day, we can deliver her back onto a berth or mooring.

Just minutes from Junction 8 of the M27 with ample free parking, Deacons is probably the most conveniently located boatyard in the Solent.

Deacons Yard benefits for Dean & Reddyhoff berth holders

Special Deacons Yard deals for all Dean & Reddyhoff annual berth holders:

  • 10% discount on lift and launch services all year round
  • Six weeks free storage ashore 1 May to 31 December
  • Boat Care Bonus special rate for a summer month ashore

We've organised other special deals with our boat care partners in Portsmouth Harbour and at our Portland Yard too.

Dean & Reddyhoff Boatcare team checking a sterndrive

Deacons Yard services

If you want to ditch the DIY, our skilled yard team are able to undertake almost everything its possible to do to a boat. We can help you with:

  • GRP repairs
  • CopperCoat antifouling application
  • Respray and gel work
  • Keel removal and keelbolt servicing
  • Rudder removal and rebuild
  • Rig refit
  • Engine refit
  • Rewiring and electrical systems
  • Propulsion systems
  • Bow thruster installation and repair
  • Replacement windows and hatches

Not only are our team skilled in boat repairs, they also have many sea miles in a variety of boats, so can bring practical experience to solving your problems.

Deacons Marina, Why Boats and Force 4 Chandlery
Marine Power Yanmar and Mercury sales and service

Onsite facilities

We've got everything you need to make boat work easy right onsite, including:

At Haslar Marina, Sealift boat hoist raises a catamaran from the water for antifouling

Boatcare Partners

Great discounts and offers from our partners in Portsmouth Harbour, including Sealift at Haslar Marina

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At Portland Boatyard, a Dean & Reddyhoff employee jet-washes the hull of a boat hanging in the slings

Portland Yard

Lift and clean or store ashore for boats to 50 tonnes/18m

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A family tie up their X-Yachts sailing yacht to the pontoon at East Cowes Marina

Our Marinas

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