Mike is one of the most experienced colleagues within the company. Opening the UK office of Sevenstar in 2011 he has built the European charter and worldwide liner service into one of the pillars within the yacht transport group. He is relentless in pursuing operational excellence within his team and for himself. Mike is known for putting a lot of hours in and loves his job.
Andrew is Sevenstar’s client service star performer! His amiable communications skills and eye for detail makes your yacht transportation a smooth and happy ride leaving you to relax in the knowledge your vessel is being looked after. Andrew is responsible for UK clients transporting their yachts worldwide.
Dave is a well appreciated member of the Sevenstar UK team in Southampton. Experienced in both Liner specialist transports and chartering on our own vessels, Dave has worked for large shipping carriers making his knowledge and relationships valuable to Sevenstar. He is currently responsible for yacht transports to and from Northern Europe and Mediterranean.
Maria heads the Sevenstar Liner Specialist Team which provides transports on destinations worldwide not covered by our own vessels. With determination and perseverance, Maria shows meticulous organisation in getting even the trickiest of transports done. Maria is an outgoing person who enjoys personal contact and building long term relationships with all her clients.
Port agent / Customs broker
The following documents are required for customs:
- A copy of the registration papers of the yacht
- A Certificate of Ownership (Purchase invoice/Bill of Sale or other)
- Documentation of VAT paid or exempt status of the yacht as applicable.
- A copy of the page of owner's passport with photo
We need the following information for yachts coming into the UK from non-EEC countries:
- Length of time yacht plans to stay in the UK.
- The yacht's final destination.
- Passage plan of the yacht to reach that destination
A yacht purchased outside the EEC and now being permanently imported into the EEC will be liable for duty and tax. In such cases, we require documentation of its purchase value so that Customs can calculate the duty and tax. Cost: £ 125.00 for yachts imported either on a temporary or permanent basis.
Access to the port
Loading/discharging usually takes place in the Eastern Dock on berths 42/43/46 in Ocean Dock. BY SEA: Southampton Eastern Dock lies on the junction of the River Test and the Itchen River BY ROAD: M27 follow Southampton Exit to Docks/Waterfront. The Eastern Dock is located next to Ocean Village Marina and is accessible through DOCK GATE 4. Western Dock is accessible via the M271 and DOCK GATE 20.
Closest marinas to the Port of Southampton
Ocean Village Marina
Phone: +44 2380229385
Fax +44 2380233515
VHF Channel 80
Shamrock Quay Marina
Phone: +44 2380229461
Fax: +44 2380213808
VHF Channel 80
Town Quay Marina
Phone: +44 2380234397
Fax: +44 2380235302
VHF Channel 80