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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.

Market Report Summer 2015
Market Report Summer 2015
Thursday, 04 June 2015

Many of the conditions and trends in the international used boat market that I reported upon in November 2014 continue and remain highly relevant to boat sales today. Overall, the market can be summarised as follow:

BWML (British Waterways Marinas) and Boatshed
BWML (British Waterways Marinas) and Boatshed
Thursday, 04 June 2015

We are delighted to announce our new relationship with BWML. BWML is part of the UK’s Canal & River Trust (formally, British Waterways) a national charity whose primary role is the custodian and navigation authority for around 2,000...

MTA - the Maritime Training Academy’s Diploma in Yacht Brokerage
MTA - the Maritime Training Academy’s Diploma in Yacht Brokerage
Thursday, 04 June 2015

Boatshed is delighted to announce its endorsement of the Maritime Training Academy's Diploma in Yacht Brokerage, the leading distance learning course to train and prepare new brokers for the used boat industry. Boatshed is working with the MTA to...

IPAs - Independent Pre-Sale Assessments
IPAs - Independent Pre-Sale Assessments
Thursday, 04 June 2015

At the Southampton Boat Show last year, Boatshed, together with the Marine Inspection Association of leading marine surveyors, introduced the use of IPAs when selling used sail and motor boats. An IPA is a further tool to increase the transparency...

New Boatshed Offices and Brokers
New Boatshed Offices and Brokers
Thursday, 04 June 2015

The Boatshed Network continues to grow: We are delighted to welcome to the group:
Paul Diffin at Boatshed Lancashire in UK, Rolv Reissiger at Boatshed Penang in Malaysia, Edward Kay at Boatshed Riviera in France, Billy and Jo Hallam at Boatshe...

Diary of Upcoming Events
Diary of Upcoming Events
Thursday, 04 June 2015

Where to find the Boatshed crew during summer 2015

How are we doing?
How are we doing?
Thursday, 04 June 2015

At Boatshed we encourage feedback from our customers, as a way of monitoring and improving the services we offer. Here are some recent comments we have received:

Inland Boating & Great Canal Journeys
Inland Boating & Great Canal Journeys
Thursday, 04 June 2015

Back in the glory days, before the last recession, when the world was awash with cash and boat shows were held at Earls Court, I first came across Boatshed holding one of their famous Fizz at Five sessions. Their stand was near my Canal Experience...

Insurance Law Update
Insurance Law Update
Thursday, 04 June 2015

The English Court of Appeal has for the first time, recently established an absolute rule that an assured who tells a lie or relies upon false evidence to support an otherwise valid insurance claim, will forfeit the claim entirely. In other words...

Notes From the US Pacific Northwest
Notes From the US Pacific Northwest
Thursday, 04 June 2015

News from the US Pacific Northwest – Boatshed Seattle

Danish SV Capibara - Capibara is ready for the hurricane season
Danish SV Capibara - Capibara is ready for the hurricane season
Monday, 01 June 2015

After a couple of days of hard work to get Capibara ready to be left in the potential hurricane stricken Florida, we’ve now left the boat hoping that it will look the same when we return in the fall.

COMPETITION: Win a SUP Paddleboard
COMPETITION: Win a SUP Paddleboard
Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Red Paddle Co – the worlds leading inflatable SUP manufacturer have teamed up with Boatshed.com – International Yacht Brokers to offer you the chance to WIN a 10’6″ Ride board.

Danish SV Capibara - Dangerous animals and dangerous weather
Danish SV Capibara - Dangerous animals and dangerous weather
Sunday, 24 May 2015

We have now arrived at our final destination for the summer. In the middle of Florida near Lake Okeechobee there’s a marina that claims to be a hurricane hole. There is some debate whether or not this is at all possible, but nevertheless we are ...

Danish SV Capibara - Back in Florida
Danish SV Capibara - Back in Florida
Friday, 15 May 2015

In the middle of March, when we arrived in Bimini, we thought we would only be in the Bahamas for 4-5 weeks, and because of that we only got 50 days on our visa. But we hadn’t been there for long, before we agreed that there of course wasn...

Specialist boat auction for American boats
Specialist boat auction for American boats
Thursday, 14 May 2015

We are currently running a specialist boat auction for American boats, with BoatBid.com, bidding ends on May 20th. The boat auction process means you can bid with confidence, each boat can be surveyed and sea trialled before you make the final dec...

Danish SV Capibara - Back in the comfort zone with an engine
Danish SV Capibara - Back in the comfort zone with an engine
Friday, 08 May 2015

The first summer, Henrik and I sailed together, we were at one time anchored south of Ibiza. One afternoon, a small sail boat entered the anchorage under sail. They lowered the anchor, and then backed it in under sail. After taking the sails down,...

Danish SV Capibara - One weather system after another
Danish SV Capibara - One weather system after another
Sunday, 03 May 2015

This week, we’ve spent most of our time looking at weather files. Luckily, the forecasted storm didn’t turn out as bad as expected, and the dangerous-looking red spots on the weather map went north of Bahamas, but the weather has still bee...

Danish SV Capibara - No starter motor, No Engine, No Power!
Danish SV Capibara - No starter motor, No Engine, No Power!
Saturday, 25 April 2015

In the previous almost 14 days, we’ve been reduced to being only a sailboat, since we haven’t succeeded in finding a replacement for our failing starter. We quickly gave up trying to find one in the unpopulated Berry Islands and instead headed...

Danish SV Capibara - Without an engine, you must sail
Danish SV Capibara - Without an engine, you must sail
Friday, 17 April 2015

When we last week sailed across the Great Bahama Bank, Henrik made a big deal about being a sail boat. We therefore had to tack the 75 nautical miles across the bank averaging 2-3 knots. Fuel in the Bahamas is at least twice the price as in Fl...

Why Boatshed can sell your boat
Why Boatshed can sell your boat
Tuesday, 14 April 2015

Boatshed is one of the largest international yacht brokerages in the world, specialising in the sale and purchase of second-hand sail and motor boats. The original business, set up in Milford Haven Marina some 15 years ago, by seasoned sailor...

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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.