Industry News - Windboats Marine in Administration

Sadly, we need to report the ‘Administration’ of one of Norfolk’s oldest and most respected boat builders Windboats Marine, being founded in 1920 in Wroxham.

Extract from Letter dated 1 May 2020 …

Statement by Administrators – ENSORS, Chartered Accountants, Cambridge

Windboats Marine Limited – In Administration (the Company)

” I am writing to advise you that along with my colleague David Scrivener, I was appointed Joint Administrator of the Company on 27 April 2020 and enclosed with this letter is formal notice of our appointment.
Please note that we are licensed to act as an Insolvency Practitioners by The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and as such am bound by the Insolvency Code of Ethics when carrying out all professional work relating to an insolvency appointment.

The current position
The Company has currently ceased trading due to the restrictions of the Covid-19 Pandemic and lockdown but trading may commence in due course and in that event please note the requirements below in relation to existing and future orders.

Goods or services supplied to the Company after the date of my appointment must only be against orders which are signed by me or one of my authorised representatives, specimens of whose signatures appear below. Goods or services delivered against these orders will be paid for on normal trade terms unless otherwise agreed.

I am not necessarily adopting contracts entered into by the Company prior to my appointment and you must obtain my agreement that undelivered goods or services ordered before my appointment are still required before you deliver them. If they are required, then you should obtain a formal confirmation signed by the approved signatories specified above.

It should be noted that services provided and goods sold and delivered by the Company after my appointment must be paid for in full and no right of set off exists against any sums due to you by this Company prior to my appointment.”

For more information contact European Marine Services Ltd. Marine Surveyors & Consultants
EMS also undertake Boat Safety & Engine Inspections
www.europeanmarinesurveys.com
Tel: 01603 327 123