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From the Galley - Courgette Fritters

From the Galley - Courgette Fritters

Monday, 15 August 2016

When the weather clamps down and you're anchored in a safe haven, I like to keep busy with making comfort food, whilst the weather rages outside.

Boatshed at the Southampton Boat Show 2016

Boatshed at the Southampton Boat Show 2016

Saturday, 13 August 2016

Come along and chat to the Boatshed team face to face, when we will be returning to the annual Southampton Boat Show at Mayflower Park from September 16-25th.

SOLD - Meridian 580 Pilothouse motor yacht

SOLD - Meridian 580 Pilothouse motor yacht

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Another boat sold by Boatshed - Meridian Yachts says that it "designs its vessels to deliver liveability, cruiseability and manoeuvrability at an exceptional value...". The Meridian 580 Pilothouse Motor yacht strikes me as a fine example of that effort. This particular 580 Pilothouse is impeccably clean throughout and boasts an extensive list of features -- both standard items and many options that make this boat ideal for cruising our local waters and far beyond.

Boatshed are Recruiting! - JOB VACANCY

Boatshed are Recruiting! - JOB VACANCY

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Boatshed have a position available for a part time administration assistant to work within their HQ team for approx 10 hours per week.

New listings for Boatshed St Lucia

New listings for Boatshed St Lucia

Tuesday, 09 August 2016

We are delighted to announce that Boatshed St Lucia has started to list some fabulous boats for sale.

20,000 boats SOLD - What's Boatshed secret?

20,000 boats SOLD - What's Boatshed secret?

Friday, 29 July 2016

So far Boatshed has sold over 20,000 boats by matching buyers with boats. Why has Boatshed been so successful, whats their secret?

SOLD - Sealine T50 1 y/o

SOLD - Sealine T50 1 y/o

Tuesday, 26 July 2016

Another boat sold by Boatshed - Only last year this Sealine T50 benefits from over £100,000 worth of extras and upgrades, she has only 90 hours on the clocks and is due for a Spring valet. The owner will consider a smaller boat in part exchange. The T50 handles like a sports boat and offers a great saloon and fly-bridge accommodation at a luxury level.

SOLD - Beneteau Oceanis 55 1 y/o

SOLD - Beneteau Oceanis 55 1 y/o

Thursday, 21 July 2016

Another boat sold by Boatshed - This well-equipped Beneteau Oceanis 55 is ready to sail. The helmsman can comfortably adjust all sails without leaving the helm, making her easy for a couple to handle. The cockpit is very large & comfortable with an electronic controlled transom that lowers to form a swim platform. A small refrigerator is integrated in the cockpit table-handy to use while under way. This boat is offered at a fantastic price . Contact us to schedule a personal inspection.

Welcome to Steve of Boatshed Texas

Welcome to Steve of Boatshed Texas

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

We are delighted to welcome a new member of the Boatshed team - Welcome to Steve Black of Boatshed Texas.

SOLD - Najad 440 CC 3 y/o

SOLD - Najad 440 CC 3 y/o

Thursday, 14 July 2016

Another boat sold by Boatshed - This three year old Najad 440 CC is what the serious and knowledgeable sailor would call a proper boat. It simply is an expression of build quality and design, and this being the centre cockpit version is fitted with a huge aft cabin and galley.

From the Galley - Sea Bass with a Sage & onion crust

From the Galley - Sea Bass with a Sage & onion crust

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

It's summer, and you may be getting to drop a line into the water when out sailing. Even if you aren't, the ingredients for this recipe can all be bought from the supermarket.

SOLD - Dale Nelson 38 Aft cabin

SOLD - Dale Nelson 38 Aft cabin

Friday, 08 July 2016

Another boat sold by Boatshed - This Dale Nelson 38 Aft Cabin, just released for sale having completed a 650 mile final summer cruise with her owners from her base in Plymouth to the North and West French coasts. This boat was built by the highly regarded Dale Nelson and is incredibly well equipped with numerous special features and modifications.This is the first 38 to become available to the market for some time and represents a rare opportunity to buy a genuine Dale Nelson and experience and enjoy the legendary sea-keeping and the very best of craftsmanship.

SOLD - IMOCA OPEN 60

SOLD - IMOCA OPEN 60

Friday, 01 July 2016

Another boat sold by Boatshed - This older Open 60 gives you the chance to move onto the IMOCA scene with a boat that has all been prepped, tested and proven she is geared up to start racing with minimal effort. The 2 containers providing the logistics that are needed to run a global racing campaign are also included in the price. With her Cat 2 rating with the MCA she has the coding to take 15 people out, along with 20 sets of oil skins and life jackets, perfect for corporate days as well as racing. Price is excluding VAT.

Hollywood spotlight on a beautiful 65' Schooner

Hollywood spotlight on a beautiful 65' Schooner

Tuesday, 21 June 2016

This week we are turing the spotlight to a Custom Staysail Schooner which is currently lying San Diego, California.

SOLD - Jeanneau 53, less than 1 y/o

SOLD - Jeanneau 53, less than 1 y/o

Tuesday, 07 June 2016

Another boat sold by Boatshed - This Jeanneau 53 yacht offers exceptional standards of handling, performance and interior design. The seaworthiness and performance, spacious interior is finished to luxurious standards. Less than one year old and with just 40 engine hours this boat is as you would expect in superb condition.

From the Galley - Ruby's Rascals Beetroot Coleslaw

From the Galley - Ruby's Rascals Beetroot Coleslaw

Friday, 03 June 2016

This recipe uses raw beetroot which is in season now - for a crunchy crisp coleslaw which is such a vibrant colour, perfect for boating BBQ's.

SOLD - Dutch Houseboat 117ft 1906

SOLD - Dutch Houseboat 117ft 1906

Wednesday, 01 June 2016

Another boat sold boat Boatshed - This is a stunning and truly delightful Dutch barge in a great location. Built in 1906, she has very large living quarters with four double bedrooms and two bathrooms. There is also a huge second living space (what the owners call the 'party room'!) as well as the main open plan kitchen/living/dining room. The living space is arranged on two levels and could be easily re-configured to the new owner's specification. Beautifully presented and stylish, this boat provides a unique lifestyle for families and professional sharers alike.

SOLD - Phantom 40 4 y/o Luxury Motor Cruiser

SOLD - Phantom 40 4 y/o Luxury Motor Cruiser

Friday, 27 May 2016

Another boat sold by Boatshed - This 4 year old Fairline Phantom 40 is a stunning motor yacht which is not only an elegant and stylish design but with build quality to match. She's as good as new and is a credit to the owners. It is very well equipped with generator, air conditioning and passarelle/dinghy lift.

SOLD - Malahide Trawler Yacht

SOLD - Malahide Trawler Yacht

Monday, 23 May 2016

Another boat sold by Boatshed - This Malahide was refurbished 1997 to an exceptionally high standard, the interior linings and décor are immaculate. Beautifully crafted mahogany woodwork by a cabinet maker has to be seen to appreciate the full extent of the quality craftsman ship. Although she is coded for charter the current owners have not used her for charter, and with this in mind she would suit both private ownership and charter for any prospective buyer. There is ample accommodation, and a tremendous amount of navigational and mechanical equipment on board.

SOLD - Elling E3 Ultimate - only delivery mileage

SOLD - Elling E3 Ultimate - only delivery mileage

Thursday, 19 May 2016

Another boat sold by Boatshed - This Dutch built vessel is for sale with only delivery hours on the clock. The ambience is all about light and atmosphere with an interplay of colours and the harmony of the materials chosen. This vessel is a full on trawler yacht which has been built to conform to a very rigid safety and stability code. With a range of 465 nautical miles and her powerful engine this is one very serious and luxurious vessel.