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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.


#Valentines Dates: Desperately Seeking Boater With GSOH

#Valentines Dates: Desperately Seeking Boater With GSOH

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Do you believe in love at first sight? When you bought your first boat did you instantly know that you had met The One?

Spotlight on Ribeye Rib 1050GT

Spotlight on Ribeye Rib 1050GT

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

We are shining the spotlight today on a Ribeye Rib 1050GT which has twin Yamaha 350 engines and a double berth - she is currently kept in dry storage in North Devon and Boatshed broker Steve thinks she is pretty unusual.

The Future of Yacht Recycling Conference - 2015

The Future of Yacht Recycling Conference - 2015

Saturday, 06 February 2016

Neil Chapman Founder and CEO of Boatshed.com was asked to speak at the The Future of Yacht Recycling Conference, which was held during the 2015 METS exhibition in Holland. There were a variety of speakers and the conference highlighted a whole range of potential issues surrounding end-of-life boats and a need potentially to recycle some of these in the future.

Spotlight on a Sunseeker Predator 82

Spotlight on a Sunseeker Predator 82

Wednesday, 03 February 2016

This week the spotlight is on a one owner Sunseeker Predator 82, which has been crew maintained and appears in excellent condition.

Boatshed meets....Dave Cullen, an Irish legend in the World of Sailing

Boatshed meets....Dave Cullen, an Irish legend in the World of Sailing

Monday, 01 February 2016

If you have ever had the fortune to meet Dave Cullen, you would never forget it. On land his bubbly personality, warmth and generous spirit make him a great companion to enjoy a drink or three with. However once on the water it's his determination and skill that mark him as one of Ireland's best sailors.

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.

From the Galley - INDULGENT BREAKFAST PORRIDGE #NationalBreakfastWeek

From the Galley - INDULGENT BREAKFAST PORRIDGE #NationalBreakfastWeek

Thursday, 28 January 2016

It's #NationalBreakfastweek this week and porridge is a fantastic food when you're on passage.

Spotlight on John Alden 42ft Bermudan Ketch

Spotlight on John Alden 42ft Bermudan Ketch

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

This week the spotlight is on a 2000 John Alden 42ft Bermudan Ketch lying Portland, Dorset.

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, currently lying in the Med.

January Boatbid Auction - Starts on Friday!

January Boatbid Auction - Starts on Friday!

Monday, 25 January 2016

The January Boatbid Auction starts this Friday at 0900hrs...

Why choose Boatshed to sell your boat?

Why choose Boatshed to sell your boat?

Friday, 22 January 2016

Listing and selling boats quickly; precisely matching sellers and buyers to save time and avoid disappointment; and adding real value to our customers ahead of the competition, are at the heart of what Boatshed is all about!

Off to the Boat Show or just great for a treat!

Off to the Boat Show or just great for a treat!

Friday, 15 January 2016

Last weekend we decided to visit the London Boat Show. It was a late decision and also one that involved needing to find somewhere close by to stay. Whilst searching for hotels online we stumbled across the Sunborn Super yacht which lies just 2 minutes walk from the Excel entrance, London Docklands UK! If you are looking for somewhere different to stay I would thoroughly recommend it. It's perfect if you are visiting the boat show or just spoiling yourselves with a night or two away!

What’s new at Boatshed for 2016?

What’s new at Boatshed for 2016?

Friday, 15 January 2016

Meet new Boatshed Brokers and HQ team members plus hear about what the Boatshed technical team have been working on... The broker of the year award was won by not one but jointly won by two Boatshed businesses, find out who...

Boatshed 2016 Broker Awards

Boatshed 2016 Broker Awards

Thursday, 14 January 2016

At the recent 2016 Boatshed Broker Conference held over 2 days, with Boatshed brokers attending from all over the world, a wide variety of workshops and hot topics were discussed. The Boatshed Awards were held on the evening of the first day and Jo Dixie-Goodwin from PSP World-wide Logistics was invited to present the awards.

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.

Spotlight on Baltic Trader Gaff Ketch

Spotlight on Baltic Trader Gaff Ketch

Thursday, 14 January 2016

This week we are showcasing a 1914 28m / 91ft Baltic Trader Gaff Ketch - a boat with over 100 years of history.

Meet Boatshed Seattle's Top Agent 2015 - Gary Buck

Meet Boatshed Seattle's Top Agent 2015 - Gary Buck

Wednesday, 13 January 2016

It was great to catch up with Gary Buck from Boatshed Seattle - he has recently been crowned Top Agent 2015 by Waterline boats.

Spotlight on bespoke Pilot Cutter 65

Spotlight on bespoke Pilot Cutter 65

Wednesday, 06 January 2016

This week the spotlight is on a magnificent bespoke Pilot Cutter 65, built in 2013 with 8 sleeping berths, 3 heads, air conditioning and an on deck Jacuzzi.

From the Galley - END OF VEG SOUP!

From the Galley - END OF VEG SOUP!

Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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.