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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.


Welcome to Henry from Boatshed Riviera

Welcome to Henry from Boatshed Riviera

Friday, 18 November 2016

We are delighted to announce that Henry Burn has joined Edward, Solenne and Carolyn as a broker for Boatshed Riviera.

Meet the broker - Tim Kingston of Boatshed Brighton

Meet the broker - Tim Kingston of Boatshed Brighton

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

It's always good to know a little bit more about the team at Boatshed and this month we've been chatting to Tim Kingston who is a broker for Boatshed Brighton.

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

Monday, 14 November 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.

3 Surprising Things to Remember on #ArmisticeDay

3 Surprising Things to Remember on #ArmisticeDay

Friday, 11 November 2016

This week we remember the service men and women who gave their lives for the freedom we enjoy today. Whilst many Hollywood movies have been made about wartime stories, the contributions of England’s canal boaters to the war effort are not so well-known. Here are some surprising stories about the realities of life on the canals during the wars.

From the Galley - Mozambique Tuna Curry

From the Galley - Mozambique Tuna Curry

Thursday, 10 November 2016

This is fresh and fiery curry which was first cooked for us on Guernsey in the Channel Isles. Its a wet curry with lots of fresh tasting juices, the ginger gives a nice bit of heat and the tuna is really tender.

Jeanne Socrates and her journey around the World - part 1

Jeanne Socrates and her journey around the World - part 1

Monday, 07 November 2016

Friend of Boatshed, Jeanne Socrates has already cast off on her 3rd attempt to sail around the world non stop and single handed - although the last two weeks haven't been easy going and she has had to retrace steps for some urgent repairs.

Can he do it...We believe he can!

Can he do it...We believe he can!

Saturday, 05 November 2016

Boatshed Portsmouth were very lucky to be able to attend a leaving party for Alex last week in his home town of Gosport where he talked about his aims for his Vendée Globe round-the-world single-handed yacht race 2016.

Welcome to Paolo of Boatshed Rome

Welcome to Paolo of Boatshed Rome

Wednesday, 02 November 2016

We are delighted to announce that Paolo Carasso has joined the team as a broker for Boatshed Rome.

6 Spooky Ways That Narrowboats Help London’s Communities

6 Spooky Ways That Narrowboats Help London’s Communities

Monday, 24 October 2016

Each year the London Canal Museum celebrates Halloween in partnership with three community boating organisations: Camden Canals and Narrowboat Association, The Pirate Castle and Angel Islington, who offer a trip through the 193 year old Islington Tunnel in a spooky decorated boat. Kids on board receive sweets and a glow-stick and an opportunity to meet a witch!

Boatshed training, it's not all lying down on the job!

Boatshed training, it's not all lying down on the job!

Friday, 21 October 2016

This past week has been a busy one for the team at Boatshed HQ as we welcomed team members into our Gosport HQ for training.

Welcome to Jules of Boatshed Brighton

Welcome to Jules of Boatshed Brighton

Wednesday, 19 October 2016

We are delighted to announce that Jules Archer has joined the team as a broker for Boatshed Brighton.

Come and jump aboard with Boatshed in Hamble

Come and jump aboard with Boatshed in Hamble

Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Boatshed the World’s Largest Yacht Broker’s are looking for enthusiastic people to join our team in Hamble. Boatshed has been in business since 1998 and with over 60 locations across the world, looking after 700,000 registered customers and selling over 1000 boats per year; we believe that we can offer a fantastic opportunity to earn uncapped commission to the right candidates.

Spotlight on David from Boatshed Hayling Island

Spotlight on David from Boatshed Hayling Island

Monday, 17 October 2016

David Mowatt is one of the Boatshed brokers in Hayling Island, and we thought it would be nice to find a little more about what David got up to when he wasn't working.

Spotlight on a Taylor and Bates classic Gentleman's Launch

Spotlight on a Taylor and Bates classic Gentleman's Launch

Friday, 14 October 2016

Reportedly used as a barrage balloon tether during World War II, this lovely Gentleman's Launch has been identified as meriting inclusion in the National Register of Historic Vessels of the United Kingdom. Having spent the last 3 years being refitted she is all ready for a new home.

Boatshed meets....Jeanne Socrates, World Record Holder.

Boatshed meets....Jeanne Socrates, World Record Holder.

Thursday, 13 October 2016

Back in March we chatted to Jeanne Socrates. Jeanne holds the Guinness World Record as the Oldest Person to sail single-handedly around the world and later this month will be attempting her third solo non-stop circumnavigation of the World. (Jeanne is 74 years young!)

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

Wednesday, 12 October 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 reviews we have received recently.

From the Galley - Galley head frittata with blue cheese

From the Galley - Galley head frittata with blue cheese

Monday, 10 October 2016

With the weather turning autumnal, we thought it was a great idea to share a lovely warming dish you can prepare and enjoy onboard.

Welcome to Fiona of Boatshed HQ and Isle of Wight

Welcome to Fiona of Boatshed HQ and Isle of Wight

Thursday, 06 October 2016

We are delighted to welcome a new member to the Boatshed HQ team - Fiona Taylor

Welcome to Martin of Boatshed Southampton

Welcome to Martin of Boatshed Southampton

Wednesday, 05 October 2016

We would like to introduce Martin Kenney who is joining the Boatshed team as broker for Southampton. Martin will be looking after the River Test and River Itchen areas. Covering marinas at Ocean Village , Shamrock Quay and Hythe.

Boatshed Kuwait visit the Southampton Boat Show

Boatshed Kuwait visit the Southampton Boat Show

Tuesday, 04 October 2016

Team Boatshed were delighted when they were joined at the prestigious 48th Southampton Boat Show 2016 by Charbel from Boatshed Kuwait.