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September 21st, 2021|Events|

The frames are up at CML in Southampton for the direct hull mould to create the first B-Craft High end Sports Utility vessel/Superyacht Tender. Based in Belgium, B-Craft could have chosen to work with a number of builders on mainland Europe but felt that the expertise found at BYD and CMDL was the right fit in developing their boat.   

Seasons Greetings from BYD and CMDL

December 10th, 2020|News|

What an unpredictable year 2020 has been. Back in the first quarter, I really did not know what the future would hold but to my utter surprise, both BYD and CMDL will be finishing this year (and starting in the New Year)  stronger than I think we have ever been. I would like to thank our customers and suppliers for pulling together in these times and I sincerely hope things will continue to prosper. All our regular services (Design, CNC, wet lay up, plug work) are still available. At CMDL we continue to build internal structures bulkheads, keel floors, chain [...]

Buckley Yacht Design appoints Boats on Wheels as their South Coast Agent for the BTC-22

November 23rd, 2020|News|

After a successful Southampton Boat Show in 2019 and despite the current global pandemic, new BTC-22’s have been warmly received in 2020 and with a growing presence, it has been decided that the dealer network should be expanded. Boats on wheels is a trailer sailing specialist primarily serving the UK South Coast but with customers stretching as far as Newcastle and overseas. Mainly offering used trailer sailers to date, Boats on Wheels has seen sales skyrocket during 2020, with strong continued demand far outstripping available stock well into the Autumn. “We started selling new boats earlier this year and we [...]

Seasons Greetings from Buckley Yacht Design and CML

December 19th, 2019|News|

BTC-22 This year saw the launch of our BTC-22 Mk 2 (pictured), which was showcased at Southampton Boatshow. With a swing keel, higher topsides and new window design, it proved a huge hit and we’re now busy fulfilling orders for the New Year. Buckley Ribs We’re also busy fulfilling orders for our 6m -10m range of Ribs. The design is of a deep-V hull that can achieve good speed (40+ knots) but also carry a large payload. This is very much aimed at the commercial market and orders are being won with Shipyards and Government authorities.   Resin Infusion Last [...]

Return of the Sporty Trailer Cruiser from Southampton Design and Build Team

September 12th, 2019|News|

There was a time when the South Coast of the UK dominated the global sailing yacht market and every builder had an offering in the 20ft range, with many being trailable. With the exception in recent times of the Hawk 20, there aren’t many builders or new production 20ft yachts being produced in the UK, but that is about to change as a Southampton based design and build team have just launched their first production trailer cruiser; the BTC-22, a 22ft swing keel yacht that is fun and easy to sail, has 4 berths, and can be launched/recovered easily meaning [...]

Q1 Newsletter 2019

April 7th, 2019|News|

Starting the year strong The BYD Team has had an incredible start to 2019 with lots of projects on the drawing board and existing projects progressing forward nicely. We've highlighted action from the first quarter of 2019 below. Pleasure Projects BTC-22 The Hull mould has recently been completed and has been rolled over, ready for the deck mould construction to begin. CML are in the thick of putting together details and implants to go into the deck. After this, attention will be on the interior mouldings and infusion of Hull 001. It is [...]

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