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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.


5 Surprising New Year’s Resolutions for Narrowboaters

5 Surprising New Year’s Resolutions for Narrowboaters

Monday, 16 January 2017

If thoughts of New Year’s Resolutions and unrealistic goals have already got you feeling the January blues, why not brighten up your day by planning some surprisingly fun, canal-boat themed resolutions? Here are some of our best ideas to float your boat, and get you back into the flow of things for 2017.

Why Listing with Boatshed is a Better Deal

Why Listing with Boatshed is a Better Deal

Monday, 16 January 2017

Why Listing with Boatshed is a Better Deal

February BoatBid Auction - Catalogue Preview

February BoatBid Auction - Catalogue Preview

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

The next auction runs from Friday 10th February 2017 until Tuesday 14th February 2017

Last Minute Entries For February BoatBid!

Last Minute Entries For February BoatBid!

Wednesday, 04 January 2017

The deadline for entries to the February BoatBid auction has been extended to 1700 on Friday 6th January. The catalogue will be open to view from the 11th of January and the auction will run from the 10-14th of February.

Seattle BoatBid 3-7/03/17 - Entries Open

Seattle BoatBid 3-7/03/17 - Entries Open

Wednesday, 04 January 2017

Seattle BoatBid is now open and the closing date for entries is 21/01/17. The catalogue of boats will then be compiled and released on 02/02/17 and the live auction will run from the 3-7/03/17.

Welcome to Nick from Boatshed Suffolk

Welcome to Nick from Boatshed Suffolk

Tuesday, 03 January 2017

We are delighted that Nick Crook has recently joined the Boatshed team as a broker for Boatshed Suffolk.

New year, new career? Worldwide opportunities available

New year, new career? Worldwide opportunities available

Friday, 30 December 2016

2017 is nearly upon us, and are you thinking that you may like to make a change to your current job? Why not consider becoming a yacht broker with Boatshed?

Meet the broker - Carol of Boatshed Dartmouth and Commercial

Meet the broker - Carol of Boatshed Dartmouth and Commercial

Wednesday, 28 December 2016

It's always good to know a little more about the team at Boatshed and this month we've been chatting to Carol who is a broker for both Boatshed Dartmouth and Boatshed Commercial.

Happy Christmas from Team Boatshed

Saturday, 24 December 2016
 What our customers say about using Boatshed to sell and buy a boat

What our customers say about using Boatshed to sell and buy a boat

Friday, 23 December 2016

We love it when we receive feedback from buyers or sellers as it helps us to ensure that we are offering the best service that we can, below are some of the comments we have received recently.

From the Galley - Bread and butter pudding

From the Galley - Bread and butter pudding

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

What do you do if you have some old cinnamon and raisin bread which had dried out a little, some free range eggs, a tin of cream and a little milk? Make a decent winter pudding - which when its cold can be eaten in slabs as cake!

Fancy a dip this Christmas?

Fancy a dip this Christmas?

Monday, 19 December 2016

If you fancy a dip in the sea at Christmas, you are either brave/daft or raising money for charity – after all who would want to leave the comfort of their over warm homes to jump into icy waters if it wasn’t for charity!?

Welcome to Phil - a new owner for Boatshed Suffolk

Welcome to Phil - a new owner for Boatshed Suffolk

Friday, 16 December 2016

We are delighted to announce that Phil Berkeley has recently joined the team as the new owner of Boatshed Suffolk.

Jeanne Socrates and her journey around the World - part 3

Jeanne Socrates and her journey around the World - part 3

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Since our last blog Jeanne has again suffered a set back and has had to abandon her non stop circumnavigation of the world attempt.

5 Quirky Christmas Gifts that Narrowboaters Will Love

5 Quirky Christmas Gifts that Narrowboaters Will Love

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Time is running out to find the perfect gift for the boater in your life! If your loved ones enjoy spending time on the inland waterways we have some unusual suggestions of how to surprise them this year.

Boatshed VR....what does it mean for boat sellers and buyers

Boatshed VR....what does it mean for boat sellers and buyers

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Boatshed is all about making buying a boat easier. This month we have launched VR, which alongside our hundreds of photos and videos makes the yacht brokerage sales process more transparent and faster.

10 Tips for doing business from your boat

10 Tips for doing business from your boat

Monday, 12 December 2016

A guide to keeping your in-tray empty whilst at sea.

BoatBid Auction NOW OPEN!

BoatBid Auction NOW OPEN!

Friday, 09 December 2016

Bidding has just begun for the December 2016 European Boatbid.

Christmas Sails 2016

Christmas Sails 2016

Friday, 09 December 2016

With all the talk of tinsel and turkey about to begin, we must not forget that enjoying time on the water happens whatever the weather.

What is an Independent Pre-Assessment Survey (IPA)?

What is an Independent Pre-Assessment Survey (IPA)?

Wednesday, 07 December 2016

The Marine Inspection Association (MIA) is a group of like-minded yacht brokers and surveyors involved in the inspection, sale and purchase of second-hand sail and motor boats, throughout the UK and overseas.