Our Team & Timeline 

Bates Wharf Marine Sales, established 1992 

Originating from W Bates & Son with a wealth of history dating back to 1934, Bates Wharf Marine Sales was established in 1992 by Richard Bates and David de Vere, and is well known as one of the leading boat brokers, and specialists in Sports Boat & Cruisers.

Our Timeline:

1992 – Established at Chertsey.

1995 – Established at Sovereign Harbour, Eastbourne.

2007 – £1.7 million was invested into the largest boat showroom and chandlery on the river Thames.

2008 – Established at Poole, Dorset.

2014 – Established as Fairline London & Fairline Eastbourne

2015 – Established as Fairline London, Fairline Eastbourne & Fairline Southampton.

Our Fairline Southampton office is run by Richard Cottrell with a wealth of sales support in-house and from our other offices.

We are delighted to be representing Fairline across the South Coast. We are a family business and are passionate about selling boats and offering first-class customer service. We have a fantastic working relationship with Fairline and it is a real honour to be working with such a prestigious British brand. We look forward to exciting times ahead! 

Richard Bates

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