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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.

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...

Extra features with a Boatshed Account.
Extra features with a Boatshed Account.
Tuesday, 14 April 2015

The benefits of having a Boatshed account include: MyBoatshed, BoatFinder, View photo slide show and Videos, Place offers on boats and you can keep an eye on boats that you are interested in, Watch Boats.

Danish SV Capibara - Good times in Bimini
Danish SV Capibara - Good times in Bimini
Sunday, 05 April 2015

Since we left home and began our journey as cruisers, we’ve generally always been in a bit of a hurry. It seems like we’re always going somewhere, where we should have been the day before. If we stay in one place for several days, it’s norma...

PRESS RELEASE:  Finding the perfect boat
PRESS RELEASE: Finding the perfect boat
Thursday, 02 April 2015

There are millions of boats for sale across the world at any moment in time. In the UK for example, it is estimated that there are currently between 100,000 and 200,000 boats for sale, and the picture is the same in most boating regions. In such a...

Beluga Whales sighted as far south as Isles of Scilly
Beluga Whales sighted as far south as Isles of Scilly
Wednesday, 01 April 2015

Recent confirmed sightings of the critically endangered Sturgeon Whales near the Isles of Scilly. Marine conservation specialists are extremely worried that these Whales (also know as Beluga Whales) have travelled so far south into warmer ...

Currency news - British pound, all time high against the Euro
Currency news - British pound, all time high against the Euro
Friday, 13 March 2015

With the British pound is on a seven year high against the Euro which could remain for the next few months and is excellent news for boat buyers. As the Euro continues to slide British pound, if you are thinking of buying a boat in the Euro zone c...

Aprils - Auction catalogue PREVIEW
Aprils - Auction catalogue PREVIEW
Wednesday, 11 March 2015

There are some really great boats in Aprils auction with super keen reserves, so remember its free to bid and you'll be notified (choose to be notified by email or text) as soon as the reserve is reached.

Danish SV Capibara - The Boat Yard Blues
Danish SV Capibara - The Boat Yard Blues
Sunday, 01 March 2015

Another week at the boatyard… Argh!!! Just as we thought, we were ready to be launched, nothing seems to be going our way. First our new foghorn broke, just as the mast was ready to be put back on the boat, so we had to wait and get the foghorn...

Danish SV Capibara - Still on land
Danish SV Capibara - Still on land
Saturday, 21 February 2015

I don't know if this is the case in other boat yards, but where we are, the main part of the conversations is about when you hope to be back in the water. The cruiser next to us says that he’s been saying next week since August, but maybe he’s...

Danish SV Capibara - Always more work!
Danish SV Capibara - Always more work!
Sunday, 15 February 2015

Before New Years, when we got the boat on land, we couldn’t wait to get the boat back in the water again. The other cruisers on the yard had been there for several months, but to us it seemed completely unlikely that we would stay on the yard lo...

Boat Auction - Just over 24 hours left to make a bid
Boat Auction - Just over 24 hours left to make a bid
Monday, 12 January 2015

Just 24 hours left to make a bid, the auction finishes tomorrow Tuesday 13th Jan at 19.00 GMT.

Danish SV Capibara - Accident upon accident upon accident…
Danish SV Capibara - Accident upon accident upon accident…
Friday, 02 January 2015

After a very pleasant and successful Christmas Eve, Henrik was again ready to struggle with our very uncooperative engine. The staff on the boat yard where we were, had given him an old piece of rubber, so he could cut the seal for the heat exchan...

Danish SV Capibara - Christmas in Florida
Danish SV Capibara - Christmas in Florida
Thursday, 01 January 2015

I don’t always think it’s easy being far away from home and especially not during Christmas. I've always celebrated Christmas with my parents except for last year, where we 6 days earlier arrived in Martinique after 31 very long days at the At...

Superyacht up for Auction MUST BE SOLD- Try a bid over $199,000
Superyacht up for Auction MUST BE SOLD- Try a bid over $199,000
Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Fancy owning Superyacht ?

Danish SV Capibara - We have arrived in Florida!
Danish SV Capibara - We have arrived in Florida!
Monday, 15 December 2014

We have now finally made it to Florida! We arrived in St. Augustine early this morning after two days at sea, which turned out to be quite a cold experience. Henrik found great pleasure in sailing again, though, in spite of the cold weather - ...

Boat Auction Catalogue is now LIVE
Boat Auction Catalogue is now LIVE
Wednesday, 10 December 2014

Our next boat auction starts just after Christmas with around 60 boats and you can view them all NOW in the auction catalogue has just gone live. You have time before the auction to make an appointment with the broker to view the boat or check out...

Danish SV Capibara - Another week in the ICW
Danish SV Capibara - Another week in the ICW
Saturday, 06 December 2014

Like last week, it was our plan this week to do an overnight sail in the Atlantic in order to move south more quickly, but once again we continued in the ICW. Last week, too much wind was holding us back, and this week, there was too little wind!<...

Boatshed Newsletter November 2014
Boatshed Newsletter November 2014
Friday, 28 November 2014

Welcome to Boatsheds Newsletter, in it we round-up what Boatshed has been up to in the boat sales market and report on major events and trends in the sector. We are also introducing new and exciting Boatshed products and initiatives to suppor...

Market Report December 2014
Market Report December 2014
Friday, 28 November 2014

Traditionally, boating and boat ownership have been viewed as lifestyle choices which, to a certain extent, resist the ups and downs of economic flux. The desire and passion to get afloat and enjoy all that sailing has to offer results in many pe...

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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.