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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.
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.
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.
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.
We want our customers to feel valued, informed and, well…… loved. Instead of us keeping all the useful information about boat sales to ourselves, we have developed some tools to allow our customers to keep themselves informed whilst selling a boat and when looking for a new boat.
The Boatshed HQ Support team has plenty of experience within the brokerage and marine industry and is able to provide constant support to all Boatshed Brokers.
Last year Edward Kay joined the Boatshed Team, setting up Boatshed Riviera in the South of France as a new franchisee broker. A second broker, Solenne Vaudin d’Imecourt, now assists him. Edward has had a lifetime love affair with boating and the South of France, owning a classic power boat himself, and Boatshed Riviera is fast becoming a go-to brokerage for, in particular, large, luxury power boats.
Over the past year Boatshed has been involved in various community projects.
From August 2016 changes in Consumer Insurance law will affect anyone who buys pleasure boat or charter boat insurance which is subject to English law.
Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR) was established by Great Britain sailing legend Sir Ben Ainslie in June 2014 with the ambitious aim of winning for Britain the 35th America’s Cup.
As one of the world’s largest and most forward looking brokerages, Boatshed has been working in the newer Far East and Asian pleasure boat markets for some years.
From March 10th it will be even easier to find your ideal boat through Boatshed's new 'Saved Searches' tool. Quite simply, when looking for a boat on any Boatshed website, you can save your search and then receive a e-mail when a new boat/s matches your requirements.
This was the first real spring weather weekend with blue skies, sunshine and a chilly north-easterly wind. Perfect weather for the Rib and Motorboat show held at Premier Marinas, Gosport.
Spotlight – The British Virgin Islands: Sailing conditions - Average wind speeds 15-25 knots, tidal range 12-18 inches, temperature always in the 80's - hot hot hot!!
Wow, what an amazing few days sailing in the BVI's sailing onboard this Fountaine Pajot Saba 50. The BVI's are amazing to sail around, lots of islands within easy reach, great temperature, you don't need huge change of clothes as its warm enough to live in your bikini! We only visited a few places, you could spend months!
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!
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.
If you have a few bits of tatty old veg in your locker or your fridge after Christmas - as long as they are still edible, why not make a soup. Using a pressure cooker its dead easy to make a tasty soup for all your crew. Its a fiery soup with a great bite of chilli and ginger.
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 Florida. Florida is within the hurricane belt, but luckily for us none of the hurricanes this year went as far north as Florida.
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.