Leisure and commercial boats | Lombard

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Leisure and commercial boats

Flexible marine finance solutions

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Security may be required. Product fees may apply. 

Why choose Lombard?

Purchasing a vessel is a significant investment. And when you’re making such an investment, there’s a lot to consider. This is why our marine finance solutions offer more than just money: we'll guide you through the whole process of buying and owning your vessel.

Expert guidance

We fully understand the marine market and the boat buying procedure. With teams specialising in both leisure and commercial vessels, we'll support you from quote to settlement. 

Ongoing support

Our experienced marine team will guide you through the vessel registration requirements. They'll help you review the vessel title paperwork before completion of your purchase. 

Flexible funding

Our flexible funding structures are tailored to suit you - with longer repayment periods available. Security is required over the vessel.

Choice of vessel

We work with many leisure and commercial boat manufacturers and retailers and can fund many types of vessel. Please speak with our specialist teams for more details.

Add your signposting title here… Finance for leisure vessels

Our marine finance facilities can be used to purchase sailing yachts and motor cruisers for leisure use. These boats can’t be used for residential purposes.

We finance new and used vessels up to 40 metres in length and the minimum advance we offer is £25,000.

Representative 5.3% APR variable.

Credit is subject to underwriting and the APR applicable to an agreement you enter with us will be based on our underwriting, the duration of the agreement and other features. Over 18s only.

Buying a vessel for personal use
Finance for commercial vessels

Our specialist commercial marine team helps UK (and certain Western European) businesses obtain vessels to use for construction & infrastructure, renewable energy, oil & gas, and much more.

We use our understanding of the sector to work with you on funding that best meets your needs. Financing is typically available for the major vessel manufacturers, and we'll guide you through every step of the process.

Find out more about how our commercial marine team can help you buy or lease:

  • Workboats, including multi-role vessels, tugs, patrol and pilot vessels, barges, pontoons, crew transfer vessels, RoRos and ferries.
  • Offshore vessels, including construction vessels, cable layers, platform supply vessels, emergency response recovery vessels and accommodation vessels.

Security may be required in the form of a mortgage over the vessel, and a personal guarantee and product fees may apply.

Buying a commercial vessel
Add your signposting title here… How long can you finance a boat?

The length of time that you can finance a boat for and the size of the payments can be adjusted to suit your needs.

Use our marine finance calculator for a better indication of what your marine finance repayments and interest rates could be in relation to your budget.


Leisure and commercial boats | Lombard Case studies of boat finance with us

Delta Marine

UK workboat operator Delta Marine secures funding spread over a five-year term loan for designing and commissioning a state-of-the-art DP2 vessel, the Voe Vanguard.

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