Marine Overview

John Pye Business Assets Marine Department has managed a range of marine vessels to secondary market auction and private treaty sale over the last few decades.

These vessels range from small ribs and pleasure boats, from narrow and canal boats through to fishing and sailing boats, motor yacht cruisers and substantial industrial exploration vessels.

We have managed vessels in both marine moorings as well as dry dock storage, with instructions ranging from insolvency bankruptcy asset proceedings, criminal justice asset seizures, mooring repossessions to private client disposal instructions.

The John Pye Marine department has have approved support service suppliers across the marine industry, providing vessel logistics and temporary marie insurance to ensure effective vessel asset management from start of instruction to sale.

Our marine vessel transportation suppliers have over 30 years experience in boat transportation and offer a bespoke, professional service for both the yacht/motor cruiser industry and the private boat owner.

We work with yacht brokers, boat builders, boat yards, boat shows, shipping agents, private boat owners and other boat haulage companies to ensure effective vessel asset management across Europe.


Department Contacts

Charles Loake FNAVA
Associate Director and Joint Head of Business & Property
0115 970 60 60
07870 657 082
[email protected]
Trevor Palethorpe FNAVA
Associate Director and Joint Head of Business & Property
0115 970 60 60
07841 456 456
[email protected]

Marine Departments

Construction Plant

John Pye Auctions Business Assets department has appraised, valued, marketed and sold rolling agriculture and construction plant for over 30 years, amounting to tens of millions of pound of industrial rollin...

Industrial Machinery

For over 30 years John Pye Business Assets department has managed fixed industrial surplus assets for clients, from initial appraisals and valuations through to site clearances, on-site auction sales and onl...


John Pye Auctions Vehicles department has grown substantially since 2011 to now sell over 16,000 vehicles per annum across more than 20 UK sites. These vehicles range from seized vehicles – cars, motorb...


John Pye Business Assets Aviation Department has managed a range of aviation instructions to secondary market including both auction and private treaty sales over the years. Ranging from gliders to twin e...

Business Assets Case Studies

The Siberian Hover Barge

The Siberian 200 tonne payload hover barge was designed as a support vessel for oil exploration in the artic, comprising high grade steel to withstand freezing temperatures of -40 degrees centigrade. It w...

Phones4U Administration

John Pye Auctions Business Assets department were appointed agents for the Phones4U Administration after initially supplying the Administrators, PWC, with a solid barometer of appraisal data from our unique ...

Gibbs Technology Automotive

Developers of amphibious vehicle technology, Gibbs Technologies appointed John Pye & Sons to manage a disposal of surplus Land Rover engines & automotive parts at their West Midlands factory. Gibb...

HM Revenue & Customs

After undertaking a six month tender process, Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs appointed John Pye & Sons as contractual Valuation and Auction Agents for HMRC VAT arrears asset sales. We now manage ...

T. Casquero

John Pye & Sons were approached by a consortium of City of London Metal Traders & Financiers to conduct a site assessment of a Spanish plant breakers yard for an asset acquisition. The plant, haul...

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