At present, we are likely to re-commence viewings from June 1st in line with the current advice from ABYA at https://abya.co.uk/news/covid-19-guidelines-for-clients-on-viewings/
The medical information is that the Covid-19 pathogen is known to be present in air for 3 hours and up to 2-3 days on surfaces. Shiny surfaces hold the pathogen on the surface, whereas more porous surfaces soak it in, meaning shiny surfaces, such as are found on boats, are liable to hold these pathogens on the surface. ABYA advice is that you should leave a boat unused for up to 72 hours between viewings to avoid the transmission.
Therefore bookings for viewings will revolve around a 72 hour quarantine period between viewings or visits to each yacht and will follow a strict pre-arranged appointment and non-contact protocol.
This will allow clients to view the yacht at their leisure, knowing no one has been below for at least 72 hours.
In the meantime, our listings have full specifications, comprehensive up to date photographs and in many cases interior walkthrough videos, allowing you to browse the yachts from your armchair.
We continue to market our yachts through all available channels. All of our worldwide advertising accounts are fully operational and will remain so.
Yacht listings, purchases and legal conveyancing can all be completed if safe to do so using the up-to-date digital operations we already have in place via; telephone, internet, digital document creation, digital signatures, digital banking, email and Royal Mail Special Delivery if required.
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And please follow the current government advice here: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus
As ever, our thoughts are with all those around the world fighting the virus or protecting others