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SOLENT BOAT WORKS  are boatbuilding, composite & racing dinghy repair specialists, we offer free quotations on all works & are happy to undertake jobs of all sizes, from minor scratches to structural repairs & bespoke composite projects

SBW are insurance approved by all major providers & our team are committed to providing service and workmanship of the highest standard to keep your boating enjoyable & stress free

SBW are the souths leading performance sailboat repair centre


Located 5 minutes from the A3 & M27, based in our workshops on the south coast at Hayling Island, on the shores of Chichester Harbour, SBW are ideally placed & easily accessible, we also have direct water access & work with Hayling Yacht company for full yard services.

We offer local collection & return for all dinghy classes & always aim to fit in with your sailing schedule

SBW offer services throughout the UK & into Europe dependent on the nature of the works required.


SBW specialize in racing sailboat & carbon mast repairs.


We are experts in vacuum infusion, vacuum bagging & carbon fibre composite component production


Our team have extensive knowledge in foiling boats & foiling systems for all classes


With over 20 years experience in the marine industry we have gained valuable knowledge in all aspects of boat maintenance, boat building and high performance sailing, ensuring that whatever you require SBW have the skills and enthusiasm to ensure your boat is always in perfect order, ready for the water & you can be at the front of the fleet...

  • Carbon mast repairs
  • Custom mouldings & parts
  • GRP repairs
  • Vacuum infusion 
  • Mould tool & plug fabrication
  • Gel coat repairs & colour matching
  • Marine carpentry
  • Digital hull leak testing
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2024 latest news...

New for 2024...

SBW have invested in a new 8 mtr x 4 mtr x 4 mtr undercover area....

With the growing number of dry sailing yachts enquiring about our hull race finishing, we now have the ability to take boats up to 28ft, plus able to lift up to 2 tonne with our gantry hoist.


Call for details and get booked in for super fast race finish... 

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SBW concentrate on providing excellent quality workmanship with the skills we have learnt over the past 20 years, during this time we have also gathered substantial knowledge & contacts within the marine industry covering all other areas of marine works you may require including Engineering, Electrical, Rigging & sailmaking.

We are happy to provide information regarding these services and can project manage & oversea any aspect of work required

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