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This is where we publish our boat related stories and articles, which range from world circumnavigation to rescue missions, humour and much, much more. So make yourself a coffee and settle yourself down to a good read.

Southampton 2015 Boat Show Report
Southampton 2015 Boat Show Report
Monday, 01 February 2016

The 2015 Southampton Boat Show was once again a fantastic event, with over 110,000 visitors during the 10 days, 330 boats on the water and an array of exhibitors, there was literally something for everybody!

How to buy a boat with BoatBid.com boat auctions
How to buy a boat with BoatBid.com boat auctions
Friday, 29 January 2016

BoatBid enables the boat buyer to bid with the confidence that any boat can be surveyed and sea trialed before you make the decision to purchase. The transaction is handled by one of Boatshed's brokers.

From the Galley - INDULGENT BREAKFAST PORRIDGE #NationalBreakfastWeek
From the Galley - INDULGENT BREAKFAST PORRIDGE #NationalBreakfastWeek
Thursday, 28 January 2016

It's #NationalBreakfastweek this week and porridge is a fantastic food when you're on passage.

Boatshed's Boat of the month - 40 foot Blue water Cruiser
Boatshed's Boat of the month - 40 foot Blue water Cruiser
Tuesday, 26 January 2016

If you are looking for a serious Blue Water Cruiser that's ready to go for its next adventure. She's a spacious comfortable family boat, proven long distance cruiser with lots of gear, aft cabin, fully insulated to keep cooler in hot climates, cur...

Boatshed 2016 Conference Report
Boatshed 2016 Conference Report
Thursday, 14 January 2016

This week saw the Boatshed 2016 2 day Conference held in Gosport at Hardy’s at Haslar Marina. There was representation from approximately 40 Boatshed locations, including the UK and Europe, along with a number of members of the Boatshed HQ team....

Capibara is once again afloat in Florida for Christmas
Capibara is once again afloat in Florida for Christmas
Wednesday, 30 December 2015

After spending six months in Denmark, we’re now once again back on the boat and ready to engage in new cruising adventures! In late November, we returned to the boat, which had been on the hard in Indiantown near Lake Okeechobee in southern Flor...

Avoiding pitfalls when buying and selling a used boat
Avoiding pitfalls when buying and selling a used boat
Tuesday, 29 December 2015

Buying and selling a boat can be quite a daunting process, not to mention emotional, especially if you are selling something that has given you a tremendous amount of fun, challenges and happiness over the years and has become close to your heart....

56 point boat check
56 point boat check
Thursday, 24 December 2015

At Boatshed we are always thinking of ways to help people sell their boats more efficiently and providing a better service to both seller and purchaser.

Boatshed; it’s a Family Affair…
Boatshed; it’s a Family Affair…
Monday, 21 December 2015

From the start, Boatshed has always been about promoting and harnessing those family values that most boaters share; spending time together afloat with family and friends; owning a beloved boat that becomes part of the family; weekends spent at an...

Fancy a dip this Christmas?
Fancy a dip this Christmas?
Friday, 18 December 2015

If you fancy a dip in the sea at Christmas, you are either brave/daft or raising money for charity – after all who would want to leave the comfort of their over warm homes to jump into icy waters if it wasn’t for charity!?

Dinghy Dilema - Choosing your next Inflatable dinghy
Dinghy Dilema - Choosing your next Inflatable dinghy
Saturday, 10 October 2015

What ever your next dinghy is, its always a compromise, but getting the balance right for practicality, cost and usability is really important. We look at various types of used dinghies.

SOLD: 2002 Grand Banks 52 - full asking price
SOLD: 2002 Grand Banks 52 - full asking price
Friday, 09 October 2015

We love at Boatshed.com helping Owners sell their boats and matching potential buyers to boats that suit and match their dreams. One of our latest sales was this 2002 Grand Banks 52 Europa, Lying in Italy, which sold for full asking price.

Visit Boatshed at the Southampton Boat show 2015
Visit Boatshed at the Southampton Boat show 2015
Sunday, 13 September 2015

Europe’s largest festival of boating sails into Southampton and Boatshed.com are on their regular stand BO53 enjoying the fun. The Southampton Boat Show is now Europe’s largest outdoor festival of boating with over 2km of pontoons . Now in its...

Look Insurance and Boatshed join forces to announce new partnership program
Look Insurance and Boatshed join forces to announce new partnership program
Wednesday, 09 September 2015

Look insurance Services today announce it has entered into a strategic partnership with Boatshed. The partnership program will see Look insurance Services providing yacht insurance quotations for Boatshed UK clients and allows a special discount f...

BOATSHED OFFER: 10% discount, LOOK Boat Insurance
BOATSHED OFFER: 10% discount, LOOK Boat Insurance
Tuesday, 08 September 2015

We are delighted to announce that Look Insurance Services has joined Boatshed's Preferred Partners scheme, offering marine and boating insurance to UK based and registered pleasure boats. As one of the leading marine insurers,Look is ideally plac...

Specialist brokers for Inland Waterways vessels working in partnership with BWML
Specialist brokers for Inland Waterways vessels working in partnership with BWML
Tuesday, 01 September 2015

BWML Brokerage services working in partnership with Boatshed.com to provide a specialist brokerage service for Narrowboats and all that float on the canals. Boatshed is now the exclusive external broker in most of BWML’s 20 locations, available ...

Alderney Week Update
Alderney Week Update
Thursday, 06 August 2015

Lots of visiting boats are packed into the harbour to attend this years busy event.
The Boatshed ketch and crew are in attendance this year, even Poppet and Gimble got involved with the Dog-agility.
Many of the family favourites – su...

Boatshed Business Opportunities in 2015
Boatshed Business Opportunities in 2015
Wednesday, 22 July 2015

The Boatshed Business Development Team have had a busy first half of the year with new business owner brokers joining the group in Sud Med, Riviera, Penang, Lancashire, Isle of Wight, Brighton, Plymouth and North Wales and it doesn't stop there! ...

2015 Round the Island Race, 1584 entries
2015 Round the Island Race, 1584 entries
Sunday, 28 June 2015

It was a blustery, sunny day giving perfect weather for The "Round the Island Race 2015". 1584 boats racing around the Isle of Wight, approximately 60 miles. Neap tides were 3 days prior to the start of the race, with high water at Cowes being aro...

Gosport Marine Festival - Over 1100 out on the water
Gosport Marine Festival - Over 1100 out on the water
Sunday, 14 June 2015

Gosport, the home of ocean racing, the birth place of camper & Nicholson's where Velsheda was built, at 10.00 the festival was officially opened by Alex Thomson, Gosport's very own round the World Solo Skipper. The weather started off grey and...

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This is where we publish our boat related stories and articles, which range from world circumnavigation to rescue missions, humour and much, much more. So make yourself a coffee and settle yourself down to a good read.