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"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 same amount of work".
Boatshed's used boat market report for 2016. Overall, the key market points of the last 6 months are as follows:
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.
Boatshed continues to grow! With new offices opening around the world, new technology and international conferences...
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.
This week we are highlighting a 4 berth Tug Liveaboard which holds Historic Ship status and boasts a bath, wood burning stove and central heating. Lying in Liverpool.
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!!
Sealift 2 is a unique floating dock system which can lift just about any vessel up to 50 tonnes. Boatshed Portsmouth use her for survey lifts and with the option to lift for an hour at a time it is proved to be fast and cost effective for our customers.
With Mother's Day on Sunday, this would be an ideal lunch to serve onboard if you are planning a day on the water as a Mother's Day treat - alternatively, even if there isn't a mum onboard - you will really enjoy this easy to make dish 'from the galley'
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!
This week's spotlight is on a lovely clean 2016 Bavaria 46 cruiser which has 9 sleeping berths and 3 heads.
Sunday 28th Feb - at last some good sailing conditions for the 49 entries to the Spring Chicken Series on Dublin Bay. Easterly breeze 7-12 knots and a '4-sided triangle' / sausage course set by race officer Fintan Cairns had the fleet bucking the tide to the first weather mark - set 1.2nm from the start line.
Boatshed is one of the largest international yacht brokerages in the world with locations in USA, Europe and Asia, specialising in the sale and purchase of second-hand sail and motor boats. The original business set up in the UK 18 years ago has grown into a major international business and is a well-known cornerstone of the yacht brokerage industry in the UK and overseas.
Whether selling or buying a boat we know that it can be stressful time and at Boatshed we want to make things go as smoothly as possible for both parties.