Handmade by me, for you, at Rachel Pettitt Designs

Are you looking for that special gift, something a little bit different, something personalised? Then take a stroll over to The Boatyard, take your time and browse the collection. Cute sailing boats, whales, mini beach huts and quirky fishing boats will make a unique gift for a seaside loving family. Whether it's a christening, newborn, or a first birthday celebration, there is a nautical inspired gift for every occasion.

Blue and red stripe personalised sailing boat

New designs have been spotted!

Personalised Pirate Ship

NEW  Pesky pirates have arrived and I'm pretty sure they're stashing their collection of rum in my beach huts!

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    NEW  These wooden beach huts are like a  little ray of sunshine! 

    Personalised salmon pink tailed whale

    NEW   Oh to be as gorgeous and happy as this whale.

    Little things do make a difference


    I design and create each piece just for you. If you would like different fabric for your bunting or a particular colour paint on your fishing boat, just let me know. Each piece is handmade and personalised to order.


    Orders take 8 working days to complete and  dispatch, they are sent on their merry way by 1st class Royal Mail. If you need your gift in a hurry, please get in touch to see if your order can go on the super speedy pile! 

    Happy Customers

    Being 'The Boss' also means I'm in charge of customer services... a vital role which creates happy customers! I will always go above and beyond to look after you lovely lot and make sure top customer service will be provided.

    Personalised blue and red Sailing Boat

    This sailing boat has been my best seller for the past 10 years and still continues to be popular!

    Personalised Mini Boat

    Everyone loves fishing boats! These jaunty wooden boats will remind you of jolly seaside holidays.