Friends and partners of JPC Direct
At JPC Direct, we supply, work with and support a broad range of organisations. Find out more about some of our friends and partners below.
Windboats, based in Wroxham, Norfolk, is a boat yard with a rich and interesting history. It was established in the early part of the 20th century by Graham Bunn, a master craftsman and yacht designer.
With their long history and considerable experience of building some of the world’s most sought after yachts, they ensure that every contract receives the most careful attention possible. Their craftsmen are used to building quality yachts, having produced yachts for one of the world’s top marques for the past thirty years.
Sheerline Motor Cruisers, built by Wroxham Marine Ltd, on the outskirts of Norwich, offer you the choice of a wide range of traditionally crafted, personally built, luxury motor cruisers. In their Norfolk-based boatyard, each vessel is completed to the highest standards of build quality, handling and finish.
Their range of models covers a number of designs with aft cabin, aft cockpit, centre cockpit and sedan configurations to suit all inland waters, rivers and estuaries and, offshore use.
Norfolk Yacht Agency
In forty years, Norfolk yacht Agency have built a real reputation for their total boat buying and selling package. They have extensive knowledge of all aspects of buying, owning and selling a boat. Their consistently high standards of integrity and professionalism make them the first choice of many in the region.
They normally have over 100 boats for sale on site, and their sales teams are available seven days a week to guide you through the choice, offer advice and help arrange your purchase.
Maintenance, Repair and Installation
Karl Day Marine
Karl Day Marine have over 30 years’ experience in the marine industry, including working on Volvo Penta engines and transmissions ranging from the early sail drives, outdrives and gearboxes to the state of the art IPS systems, and E-Plex, the next-generation multiplexing technology for complex vehicles, marine and industrial equipment. Based in Ipswich, they will also service your Webasto boat heater, as well as various other repairs and services.
Richardson’s Marine Services
As well as providing a huge range of marine services and repairs across the board, Richardsons also run a marine breakdown and recovery membership scheme, where a suitably qualified mechanic will attend your boat breakdown to attempt to rectify an issue should you experience problems with your engine, propulsion or engine electrical system, and, if necessary, they can also provide a tow either to your home marina, or the closest Richardons marina – whichever is closer.
Based at Stalham on the Northern Norfolk Broads, at the head of the River Ant, Simpson’s Boatyard has been owned by the Simpson family since taking over Southgate’s in 1945, and is now managed by the second and third generations of the Simpson family, who grew up around the boatyard and staithe. They have been building, repairing, maintaining and servicing private boats since 1945, and also hire day boats and rent out houseboats and cottages on the broads.
East Coast Marine Heating and Electronics
East Coast Marine Heating & Electronics are a factory-authorised Webasto, Mikuni, MV, Wallas and Kabola marine sales and service centre. They are: certificated by NMEA for electrical and electronic installations to NMEA 0400 advanced level; a NMEA 0183 & NMEA 2000 specialist; and able to offer 110 & 240v AC installs to BS EN ISO 13297:2012, and extra low voltage (12 & 24v DC) installs to BS EN ISO 10133: 2012.
Ideally situated in a peaceful haven between the River Trent and River Devon, Newark Marina evolved as a family interest over 30 years ago. The landscaped site, with 150 moorings, has a rural charm with mature trees and views across open fields, yet is within easy walking distance of the local historic market Town of Newark on Trent.
Marlex Marine is a well established marine engineering/servicing company based within the grounds of Buckden Marina in Cambridgeshire. They care for all types of engine-powered vessels from diesel-powered cruisers through to multi-engined powerboats. They also supply a range of marine generators, heating systems, air conditioning and power management products from the world’s leading manufacturers.
Seapower Marine Engineering and Electronics
Choosing and installing today’s advanced marine electronics requires specialised technical skills. Based in Suffolk yacht harbour at Levington, Seapower Marine Electronics are your local experts for the best advice, sales, service and instrument installation. They provide a fully integrated marine service covering all aspects of engineering and electronics from installation, warranty, service, repair, and parts supply throughout East Anglia.
Osmotech are one of the South coast’s leading yacht repair and refit companies, with over 25 years’ experience in the marine industry. Their expertise covers a broad spectrum of skills from systems refits, stabilizer and passerelle installations, bow and stern thruster installations, teak decks, joinery and carpentry, Osmosis and all aspects of GRP repairs.
Norfolk Yacht Agency Service Centre
The NYA Service Centre offers a “one-stop shop” for the high-quality maintenance or refurbishment of your boat. We have experienced engineers and dedicated preparation staff to meet all your boating needs. We can test and upgrade your boat to the standards required byt the Boat Safet Scheme.The Centre at Brundall is equipped with lift-out facilities, joinery machine shop and engineering workshop and is able to carry out all types of work from routine maintenance to full renovation and fit-out projects.
The Big C
Norfolk’s dedicated cancer charity, Big C provides drop-in support and information centres across Norfolk and Waveney, used every year by thousands of people affected by cancer. Their centres provide valuable information about diagnosis, treatments, side effects and recovery and there are trained staff on hand to provide emotional help, support and complimentary therapies.
East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices
East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices support families and care for children and young people with life-threatening conditions across Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk. Their hospices aren’t just about end of life care; they’re often very happy and fun places, where young people can live life to their full potential. They are places where families feel safe, at home and where they can spend quality time together.
Brian Ward Marine Equipment
Based in Brundall on the Norfolk Broads, Brian Ward Marine Equipment hold a vast range of marine equipment available from their store or on their website. Their dedicated team offer extensive product knowledge and friendly, helpful advice for all your marine requirements.
TCS are one of the major UK marine chandlery businesses, with well trained and knowledgeable staff, who have all been involved in sailing and the marine trade for many years. They have two well stocked retail shops in Essex, based near Dartford River Crossing in Thurrock and at Essex Marina, plus an extensive national and international mail order service providing for all your chandlery needs.