Swallowtail Boatyard

Paul, Wendy and Colin Buttifant with a Bure Classic

Swallowtail Boatyard is a renowned Broads family business run by Colin and Wendy Buttifant, son Paul and daughter in law, Sarah.   Employing a small team of dedicated craftsmen, as well as having small hire fleet they also deliver the highest quality restoration work and build new craft.

Their traditional boatyard is located at the idyllic location of Womack Water close to the village of Ludham which leads to the river Thurne and is situated in the heart of the Norfolk Broads.

The hire fleet of 4 stunning yachts consists of two Bure Classics, one Barton Classic (a new build introduced into the hire fleet in 2017), and one Womack Classic.

The boatyard builds craft to order of the Bure Classic and Womack Classic yachts and also bespoke building.



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