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The Boat Yard, Treeve Lane
Hayle, TR27 5BN
United Kingdom


Treeve Boats is a traditional working boatyard based in Hayle, Cornwall.



The unparalleled experience that goes into each our boats is a result of over four decades of professional boat building to the highest specifications. There are literally hundreds of Treeve Boats working throughout the year in extremely demanding environments. Consequently, their seaworthiness is second to none.

The individual builder with his personalised understanding of local requirements is already passing into the pages of history, but at Treeve Boats we have retained the tradition of individual construction.

Based on the knowledge and traditions of fishermen throughout Cornwall from the Doom bar of Padstow past Hayle, St Ives and Sennen Cove around Lands End, Newlyn and into Mount's Bay. The sea conditions experienced here are as violent and varied as can be found anywhere along the British coast.

Treeve Boats are constructed to a standard far in excess of the specifications laid down by Lloyds and are built by craftsmen, highly qualified and experienced in their respective trades. The resultant combination of traditional hardwood fitting out and the strength of the modern GRP hull has found favour with satisfied customers throughout the world.

Every Treeve Boat is individually tailored to the customer's specific requirements and the list of applications is endless. Orders have included boats for use as ship tenders, ferries, harbour launches, safety vessels, passenger launches, pleasure cruisers, angling boats, sailing boats and last but certainly not least, hundreds of professional fishing boats.

At Treeve Boats you will be treated to a personal service that is second to none and your boat will have a pedigree synonymous  with strength, durability and economy of operation.

The Designer

Denis Swire C.Eng, FRINA is the country's leading name in the continuous development of traditional Cornish hulls, incorporating them into his modern design concept of easily driven rigged work boats with outstanding operational economy and seaworthiness.

The many and varied designs to emanate from Denis Swire range from ocean going yachts through to heavy duty trawlers, high speed vessels and GRP displacement hulls to our own unique DS range. In all there are now 500 designs of Denis Swire originated craft in successful service worldwide. With this pedigree is it any wonder that discerning customers choose Treeve.


Mon - Fri: 08:00–18:00
Sat: 09:00–17:00

The Old Boatyard,
Treeve Lane,
TR27 5BN
United Kingdom

Tel: 01736 757632