Why Boats.co.uk?


  • Our Award winning service is the best in Europe and we have been nominated or won the prestigious MBY Garmin Service Award for the last 4 years running!
  • We check our boat prices regularly to ensure we are the cheapest in the UK and Europe.
  • All our used stock boats have warranty on the engines as STANDARD. Check the other boat you are considering has this peace of mind?
  • We really do have 200 boats on show physically at our 2 sales sites in Essex and Poole. Seeing is believing.
  • We PART EXCHANGE anything that has a sell-able value. Boats, cars and bikes are our favourites. Try us !
  • We represent some of the biggest brands in the World - Princess - Williams - Jeanneau Sail - Arvor Fishing boats
  • We have a "Can Do" attitude and don't let excuses get in the way of good service. How refreshing !
  • Our only business is selling boats
  • We know the market better than anyone ! ( The founder - our father David Barke - started selling the first fibreglass boats in 1969)
  • We do all the work for you. We own our 12 acre - 500 berth marina with all our own staff and machines. Let us do everything for you.
  • Lastly - We do what we say we are going to do ! Simple.
The Barke Family

The Barke Brothers
Nick, Guy, Dave & James