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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.

Boatshed Ireland wishes you a very happy St Patrick's Day
Boatshed Ireland wishes you a very happy St Patrick's Day
Thursday, 17 March 2016

"Ken, listen to me carefully...because this is the best advice you will ever get. Concentrate on the big money boats as these cause the least hassle, have generally good paperwork and offer an all round easier experience and higher reward for the ...

Boatshed and pleasure boating in Asia
Boatshed and pleasure boating in Asia
Wednesday, 16 March 2016

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.

The view from our window: America’s Cup Challenge - Land Rover BAR
The view from our window: America’s Cup Challenge - Land Rover BAR
Wednesday, 16 March 2016

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.

Legal Know How - UK Marine Insurance Contracts
Legal Know How - UK Marine Insurance Contracts
Wednesday, 16 March 2016

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.

Boatshed in the Community
Boatshed in the Community
Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Over the past year Boatshed has been involved in various community projects.

Jumping in! - Notes from a new Boatshed Broker
Jumping in! - Notes from a new Boatshed Broker
Wednesday, 16 March 2016

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 th...

A day in the Life of ‘Boatshed Broker Support’
A day in the Life of ‘Boatshed Broker Support’
Wednesday, 16 March 2016

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.

Boatshed.com New feature - Searching for your next boat..
Boatshed.com New feature - Searching for your next boat..
Wednesday, 16 March 2016

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 ma...

Motorboat and Rib show held at Premier Marinas Gosport
Motorboat and Rib show held at Premier Marinas Gosport
Sunday, 13 March 2016

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.

Sailing in the Caribbean – We scrawled on the wall!
Sailing in the Caribbean – We scrawled on the wall!
Tuesday, 08 March 2016

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!!

Tropical islands and Caribbean sailing
Tropical islands and Caribbean sailing
Wednesday, 02 March 2016

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 t...

Why list your boat for sale with Boatshed
Why list your boat for sale with Boatshed
Tuesday, 23 February 2016

These days there are lots of ways for an owner to try and sell a boat, from advertising it on Ebay or in a local newspaper, to handing it over exclusively to a professional broker. Nevertheless, at Boatshed we remain firmly of the view that the be...

Southampton 2015 Boat Show Report
Southampton 2015 Boat Show Report
Monday, 01 February 2016

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!

How to buy a boat with BoatBid.com boat auctions
How to buy a boat with BoatBid.com boat auctions
Friday, 29 January 2016

BoatBid enables the boat buyer to bid with the confidence that any boat can be surveyed and sea trialed before you make the decision to purchase. The transaction is handled by one of Boatshed's brokers.

Boatshed's Boat of the month - 40 foot Blue water Cruiser
Boatshed's Boat of the month - 40 foot Blue water Cruiser
Tuesday, 26 January 2016

If you are looking for a serious Blue Water Cruiser that's ready to go for its next adventure. She's a spacious comfortable family boat, proven long distance cruiser with lots of gear, aft cabin, fully insulated to keep cooler in hot climates, cur...

Boatshed 2016 Conference Report
Boatshed 2016 Conference Report
Thursday, 14 January 2016

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....

Capibara is once again afloat in Florida for Christmas
Capibara is once again afloat in Florida for Christmas
Wednesday, 30 December 2015

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 Flor...

Avoiding pitfalls when buying and selling a used boat
Avoiding pitfalls when buying and selling a used boat
Tuesday, 29 December 2015

Buying and selling a boat can be quite a daunting process, not to mention emotional, especially if you are selling something that has given you a tremendous amount of fun, challenges and happiness over the years and has become close to your heart....

56 point boat check
56 point boat check
Thursday, 24 December 2015

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.

Boatshed; it’s a Family Affair…
Boatshed; it’s a Family Affair…
Monday, 21 December 2015

From the start, Boatshed has always been about promoting and harnessing those family values that most boaters share; spending time together afloat with family and friends; owning a beloved boat that becomes part of the family; weekends spent at an...

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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.