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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.


Introducing the ‘On-The Water’ Bus in association with Boatshed.com

Introducing the ‘On-The Water’ Bus in association with Boatshed.com

Wednesday, 12 September 2012

With the success of British sportsmen and women in sailing, canoeing and rowing during the Olympics and Paralympics, the time could not be better to encourage new people into boating.

Buy your PSP Southampton boat show tickets here and support Sail 4 Cancer

Buy your PSP Southampton boat show tickets here and support Sail 4 Cancer

Monday, 10 September 2012

Buy your discounted PSP Southampton boat show tickets here to support Sail 4 Cancer and receive your discounted ticket prices for the Show:

The softer side of Boatshed.com

The softer side of Boatshed.com

Friday, 07 September 2012

and now for something other than boats, just for a change:)

America's Cup World Series Final Race Day in Newport

America's Cup World Series Final Race Day in Newport

Monday, 02 July 2012

Boatshed Newport was in the house for the final day of racing at the America's Cup World Series. It was yet again a fantastic day although the winds a bit calmer. The first race featured Oracle Teams USA Spithill and Coutts in a final heat with Coutts the triumphant winner. He claims the title for the most America's Cup victories.

ACWS Newport Opening Ceremony

ACWS Newport Opening Ceremony

Thursday, 28 June 2012

Boatshed Newport was at the America’s Cup Village at Fort Adams today, which was swarming with people from around the world here to witness the spectacular race. Everywhere I walked I heard a foreign language spoken and it was a beautiful day.

BoatBid.com – Summer Auction

BoatBid.com – Summer Auction

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Waterline Boats / Boatshed Seattle is again offering boats through Boatshed.com’s BoatBid online auction. This international auction is a proven process to market boats in a unique and effective way. This is NOT an eBay-style auction — these are boats after all, and any buyer will want to be cautious to ensure a survey, a demonstration and maybe other contingencies are factored into the purchase process. BoatBid respects that! We’re all about making buyers and sellers comfortable and confident throughout the transaction. BoatBid is a good way to connect potential buyers with sellers — and the boat of their dreams!

Boatshed enters top 40 per cent of the best million websites on the planet

Boatshed enters top 40 per cent of the best million websites on the planet

Monday, 25 June 2012

Judging by its millions of users and visitors worldwide, it’s clear that Boatshed.com is a popular website. But now it’s been proven as it has been listed in the top 40 per cent of the best million websites on the planet.

UK Government uses Boatshed as an example to budding entrepreneurs

UK Government uses Boatshed as an example to budding entrepreneurs

Monday, 25 June 2012

Boatshed’s clever use of technology and customer-focussed processes have been heralded as a shining example by the UK Government.

Size matters - sell your boat with the biggest yacht brokerage in the world

Size matters - sell your boat with the biggest yacht brokerage in the world

Monday, 25 June 2012

In a world filled with technical jargon, confusing offers and dogs winning TV talent shows it can sometimes be hard to see the wood from the trees.

Crick Boatshow

Crick Boatshow

Tuesday, 05 June 2012

Good old British weather they call it !

Sheikh opens the Dubai boat show 2012

Sheikh opens the Dubai boat show 2012

Tuesday, 13 March 2012

The 20th Dubai International Boatshow is now officially open and the Boatshed team were on hand to see the opening ceremony first hand. Sheikh Majid Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum officially opened the show.

Next boat auction starts in 9 days: BoatBid.com

Next boat auction starts in 9 days: BoatBid.com

Tuesday, 21 February 2012

Check out these quality boats in the next BoatBid.com boat auction. The Auction starts in less than 9 days from today.

FOUR LAPS OF THE PLANET AND A WORLD SPEED RECORD FOR   BRITISH YACHTSMAN BRIAN THOMPSON

FOUR LAPS OF THE PLANET AND A WORLD SPEED RECORD FOR BRITISH YACHTSMAN BRIAN THOMPSON

Saturday, 07 January 2012

As the only British crew member on-board, Brian Thompson, today clocked up two major records as the maxi trimaran, Banque Populaire V, crossed the Jules Verne Trophy finish line near Brest, France this evening.

Marée basse en Bourgogne!

Marée basse en Bourgogne!

Monday, 26 December 2011

Les marins parmi nous sont peu-être bien habitués aux caprices de l’eau qui s’en va de temps en temps pour y revenir quelques heures plus tard mais ici en fluvial un tel comportement est plutôt inhabituel et la marré basse peut durer plusieurs semaines. En effet, pour assurer les entretiens nécessaires au bon fonctionnement de la navigation et pour limiter les chômages en pleine saison, le VNF (organisme chargé de l’exploitation de la plupart des canaux et fleuves) procède chaque hiver à un programme d’entretien des berges et ouvrages. Cette image a été prise en Bourgogne sur le Canal du Centre où les portes de l’écluse et ses vannes ont profité de l’attention des équipes d’intervention. Il est vrai que le VNF est souvent questionné sur l’efficacité de sa politique d’entretien mais les équipes sur le terrain passent les hivers dans des conditions pas toujours agréables pour assurer la navigabilité en periode estivale. Alors “BRAVO” les gars et bon courage. Maintenant, tout ce qu’il nous reste à faire c’est d’attendre le beau temps et une marée montante!

2011 PSP Southampton Boat Show update

2011 PSP Southampton Boat Show update

Tuesday, 30 August 2011

We’re all very excited about the PSP Southampton Boat Show and the Boatshed stand at the show.

Boatshed.com at the PSP Southampton boat show 2011

Boatshed.com at the PSP Southampton boat show 2011

Monday, 29 August 2011

Come and meet the Boatshed.com team at this years PSP Southampton boat show.

Marine crime on the increase – an appeal for help

Marine crime on the increase – an appeal for help

Tuesday, 02 August 2011

Perhaps it’s no great shock to hear that marine crime is on the increase, but particularly worrying is the shear scale of current thefts from boats in Devon and Cornwall. All too often boat crime is seen as ‘a minor inconvenience that the insurance will cover’ but its clear that what is going on in many cases is well organised, well thought out mass theft of outboards in particular. In some cases some yards have been targeted not once, but twice within a matter of weeks and its likely outboards were all but being stolen to order.

Rolex Fastnet Race 2011

Rolex Fastnet Race 2011

Tuesday, 02 August 2011

The legendary Fastnet Race starts on the 14th August 2011 in Cowes and finishes in Plymouth from the 16th onwards. The finishing fleet will be hosted at Sutton Harbour Marina which is where Stephen from BoatshedPlymouth keeps his own yacht. It will be an exciting time for all yachting enthusiasts and spectators as they watch the race fleet make their way across the finishing line at the Plymouth breakwater and then enter the Marina. Live music will be playing, the British Fireworks Championship will take place and all the usual Barbican hospitality will be available. BoatshedPlymouth looks forward to meeting the locals and visitors alike as they watch the events.

Clipper 11-12 Round The World Yacht Race

Clipper 11-12 Round The World Yacht Race

Monday, 01 August 2011

The guy's at Boatshed Hamble along with all the brokers at Boatshed cant resist anything to do with boats, and yesterday was a good example.

Boatshed Conference 2011

Boatshed Conference 2011

Tuesday, 21 June 2011

The Boatshed conference 2011 was a great success. Two days spent in and around Portsmouth Dockyard as well as Boatshed HQ in Gosport; with lots of lectures, group meetings and workshops. Approximately 30 Boatsheds came to the event, travelling from destinations across Europe and even as far as Phuket in the Far East.