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Charles Stanley Cowes Classics Week 2016

Our anticipation is building as the Charles Stanley Cowes Classics Week starts today – the largest Classic regatta event in the UK. It is sure to be a week of exhilarating racing on the Solent, with many different classes of traditional yachts taking part. But it is the 6M class that hold a special place […]

Egret the steam powered launch

Our latest projects – February 2016

Despite stormy conditions along the south coast, here at the Elephant we are sheltered from the elements, so were fortunately unaffected by the 80mph winds that have battered our shores in recent weeks. Happily, the sun is now shining and spring is in the air. In the coming weeks both boats and owners will awaken from their […]

classic 6m sailing yachts

October Update

A lot has happened here at the Elephant over the past few months, so here’s the latest lowdown: Over the past few months we have completed a number of exciting projects.  Our most recent restoration has been a major refit of Knights Cross, a 38ft twin screw motor yacht built in 1948 by Staniland.  She was launched […]

Elephant Boatyard at high tide

April Update

The Elephant has been a hive of activity over the Easter period, with many boats emerging from winter storage to set sail on the river for the first time this year.  The River Hamble comes to life as spring arrives, and some wonderful breezy days along  with a large dose of sunshine has meant perfect […]