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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.


Avast me Hearties....talk like a pirate day.....

Avast me Hearties....talk like a pirate day.....

Monday, 15 September 2014

Avast me hearties! Didn't mean to hornswaggle ye ......but......It's International Talk Like A Pirate Day celebratin' public pirattitude around the world. Come and talk like a pirate on the Boatshed.com stand BO53 at the PSP Southampton boat show.

Win an inflatable Paddleboard worth over £800.00

Win an inflatable Paddleboard worth over £800.00

Sunday, 14 September 2014

Win an inflatable Paddleboard worth over £800.00. An amazing prize, to enter all you need to do is to answer 3 questions about Boatshed.com...(see Boatshed facts below)

See Boatshed.com at the PSP Southampton boat show ...

See Boatshed.com at the PSP Southampton boat show ...

Sunday, 14 September 2014

Visit the team at Boatshed.com at the PSP Southampton boat show in Southampton. They have lots of goodies for you on their stand to give away, enter the competition to win an Inflatable Paddle...

Boat Sales from a Different Aspect

Boat Sales from a Different Aspect

Saturday, 13 September 2014

Boatshed have teamed up with professional drone photographers AltiVision to offer a completely new perspective on boats for sale. Launching the products at the PSP Southampton Boat Show, Neil Chapman commented “We have previously done some aerial photography of boats but helicopters and light aircraft make the costs prohibitive. By utilising drones, we hope we are able to bring this service to many people selling their boats with Boatshed”.

Boatshed launches new products and services at the PSP Southampton boat show

Boatshed launches new products and services at the PSP Southampton boat show

Thursday, 11 September 2014

Boatshed is delighted to announce the following new products and services, designed to increase the marketability of boats we advertise for sale, reduce the cost of boat ownership and further strengthen the depth and reach of our network:

Why choose Boatshed to sell your boat?

Why choose Boatshed to sell your boat?

Thursday, 11 September 2014

Listing and selling boats quickly; precisely matching sellers and buyers to save time and avoid disappointment; and adding real value to our customers ahead of the competition, are at the heart of what Boatshed is all about!

Join Boatshed

Join Boatshed

Thursday, 11 September 2014

We are always looking for new Franchisees & brokers and sales agents to join our expanding team. You can become a local business owner, or work as a full or part-time broker for the Boatshed boat sales team.

Boatshed Performance

Boatshed Performance

Sunday, 07 September 2014

Boatshed Performance ‘The fastest place to sell and buy race boats and performance cruisers’. Boatshed Performance is a specialist brokerage for the sale and purchase of custom built racing yachts (including Volvo 70s, Volvo 60s, Open 60s, Open 50s, Class 40s, Open 30s and Mini Transat yachts) and performance cruisers and one design yachts set-up and maximised for competitive Club, IRC and RORC racing (such as Maxis, TP 52s, Farr 45s, Farr 40s, Swan 42s, 40.7s, First 40s, 34.7, Kers, X Yachts, J Boats, Sigmas, Reflexes, etc).

IPAs - independant presale assessments

IPAs - independant presale assessments

Sunday, 07 September 2014

Together with the Marine Inspection Association of leading marine surveyors, Boatshed has introduced the use of IPAs when selling sail and motor boats. Boats we sell are physically inspected, assessed and reported upon by an experienced, independent, marine surveyor before they are listed. Up to 55 critical areas of a second-hand boat are assessed.

The Preferred Partners Scheme

The Preferred Partners Scheme

Sunday, 07 September 2014

Reliable recommendations and discounted marine goods and services are bringing down the cost of boat ownership for Boatshed’s customers.

Fast Fishers, Trawlers Yachts, Motor Cruisers up for auction

Fast Fishers, Trawlers Yachts, Motor Cruisers up for auction

Saturday, 06 September 2014

On 12-16th September we have over 30 power boats up for auction. A wide variety of boats including some bargains amongst the boat auction catalogue, try a bid and see how soon you meet the reserve!

Danish SV Capibara - The end of our summer in NY

Danish SV Capibara - The end of our summer in NY

Friday, 05 September 2014

Although the weather in New York hasn't realised that it’s not summer anymore, our summer stay in New York is about to end. Even though we still have a month left, we're about to adjust to the fact that we're leaving New York and we're also looking forward to start sailing again and experiencing new things.

Unusual boats up for auction in Septembers auction

Unusual boats up for auction in Septembers auction

Friday, 05 September 2014

In Septembers auction we always have a variety of unusual boats being auctioned and in Septembers auction we certainly have a few. Check out our latest boat auction catalogue.

Blue Water Cruisers being auctioned during PSP Southampton boat show

Blue Water Cruisers being auctioned during PSP Southampton boat show

Wednesday, 03 September 2014

If you're going cruising and need a boat, then check out these cruising boats that are up for auction 12-16th September.

Performance race boats up for auction in September

Performance race boats up for auction in September

Tuesday, 02 September 2014

Going under the hammer are these performance race boats on 12-16th September.

5 Westerly boats in the next boat auction

5 Westerly boats in the next boat auction

Monday, 01 September 2014

Check out these Westerly boats being auctioned 12-16th September. You can bid with confidence that each boat can be surveyed and sea trialled before you make the finally decision to purchase.

Danish SV Capibara - We don’t just sail for pleasure

Danish SV Capibara - We don’t just sail for pleasure

Saturday, 30 August 2014

One afternoon in the marina, we talked to a New Yorker, who has his boat on a mooring next to ours. We told him that we were going out that evening, and when we met him the following day he was surprised that the boat hadn’t moved. Weren't we going out? He thought we were taking the boat out, but we just meant, we were going out in the city. We had to explain to him that we didn't just sail for fun of it!

Sloop du jour – Catalina 470 Sloop

Sloop du jour – Catalina 470 Sloop

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

A SOUPerb choice – Catalina 470 Sloop

US SV Angel Louise - Disaster with Inmast mainsail

US SV Angel Louise - Disaster with Inmast mainsail

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Wednesday morning we decided to use sail only in the gentle winds and not start engines at all... We pulled up the anchor from the fine sand and started going south under bare poles in 10 knots of wind. All went well, with the headsail at the bow ballooning out in front of us to carry us on the leisurely 6 hour trip south in the calm waters.

Danish SV Capibara - When you’re on a holiday all the time

Danish SV Capibara - When you’re on a holiday all the time

Friday, 22 August 2014

In the marina the other day we talked to a young couple from Europe, who had been sailing for five years and were now heading north. Their plans were a little uncertain: