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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.


MTA Diploma in Yacht Brokerage

MTA Diploma in Yacht Brokerage

Wednesday, 27 July 2016

The Maritime Training Academy, have announced that Boatshed, one of the world’s largest yacht brokerage groups has endorsed their MTA Diploma in Yacht Brokerage.

SOLD - Sealine T50 1 y/o

SOLD - Sealine T50 1 y/o

Tuesday, 26 July 2016

Another boat sold by Boatshed - Only last year this Sealine T50 benefits from over £100,000 worth of extras and upgrades, she has only 90 hours on the clocks and is due for a Spring valet. The owner will consider a smaller boat in part exchange. The T50 handles like a sports boat and offers a great saloon and fly-bridge accommodation at a luxury level.

Extraordinary Weekend for British Sailing - America's Cup!

Extraordinary Weekend for British Sailing - America's Cup!

Tuesday, 26 July 2016

What an amazing weekend it turned out to be for the thousands of people who came out in their droves to support Land Rover BAR in their attempt to qualify for the Louis Vuitton America's Cup finals in Bermuda in 2017. By the end of day one's racing, the UK team were in 2nd place. On day 2 everything was going well for Ben's team and they got first overall scraping past US Team Oracle the Defending Cup holders by just 1 point!

Boatshed meets.... Alex Thompson

Boatshed meets.... Alex Thompson

Monday, 25 July 2016

Alex Thomson has just completed the NY Vendee, sailing single handed 3100nm non stop and finishing a very respectable third place. Currently in training for the Vendee Globe this November, he took time out of his busy schedule to chat to Sam from Boatshed Performance and answer a few of her questions.

What is going to grow the boat market?

What is going to grow the boat market?

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

The boat marketplace and the marine industry have deep concerns about the increasing age and demographics of lots of its customers. The question, whether you talk to marine federations, experts, pundits or generally across all boaters is how are we going to get more people to take up boating?

Welcome to Steve of Boatshed Texas

Welcome to Steve of Boatshed Texas

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

We are delighted to welcome a new member of the Boatshed team - Welcome to Steve Black of Boatshed Texas.

Boatbid auction ends at 6pm.

Boatbid auction ends at 6pm.

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Today is the last chance you have to bid in the July Boatbid auction. There are some fabulous vessels to bid on and don't worry, you still get the chance to survey before you pay for your lot.

New listings for Boatshed Hayling Island

New listings for Boatshed Hayling Island

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

We are delighted to announce that our new brokers, David & Kevin have just listed their first two boats onto Boatshed Hayling Island.

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, 18 July 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.

BoatBid Auction - NOW ON

BoatBid Auction - NOW ON

Friday, 15 July 2016

Bidding has just begun for the July 2016 Boatbid!

Offers invited for Sessa Oyster 30

Offers invited for Sessa Oyster 30

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

We have available a Super Sessa Oyster 30 which has been seriously reduced for quick sale. It's current owner has bought a larger boat through Boatshed and would like this one sold as soon as possible. OFFERS INVITED.

From the Galley - Sea Bass with a Sage & onion crust

From the Galley - Sea Bass with a Sage & onion crust

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

It's summer, and you may be getting to drop a line into the water when out sailing. Even if you aren't, the ingredients for this recipe can all be bought from the supermarket.

7 Essential Tips Before You Live Aboard

7 Essential Tips Before You Live Aboard

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

If you’ve dreamed of living aboard a narrowboat or canal boat ever since you were a nipper, then Boatshed is here to tell you, you can now make that dream a reality! The internet is full of great learning resources but it can take some time to locate the good ones. If you’re new to boating, remember that no question is too silly; and your local Boatshed broker will be happy to help. In the meantime however, check out these seven essential tips and get ready for your next adventure!

The next BoatBid auction commences this Friday 15th July

The next BoatBid auction commences this Friday 15th July

Monday, 11 July 2016

With over 60 lots, the July Boatbid boat auction has something for everyone. If you haven't taken a look at the online catalogue, you should do so now.

SOLD - Dale Nelson 38 Aft cabin

SOLD - Dale Nelson 38 Aft cabin

Friday, 08 July 2016

Another boat sold by Boatshed - This Dale Nelson 38 Aft Cabin, just released for sale having completed a 650 mile final summer cruise with her owners from her base in Plymouth to the North and West French coasts. This boat was built by the highly regarded Dale Nelson and is incredibly well equipped with numerous special features and modifications.This is the first 38 to become available to the market for some time and represents a rare opportunity to buy a genuine Dale Nelson and experience and enjoy the legendary sea-keeping and the very best of craftsmanship.

From the Galley - Competition to win a Thermal Cooker from Mr D's cookware

From the Galley - Competition to win a Thermal Cooker from Mr D's cookware

Thursday, 07 July 2016

We have been fans of Mr D's thermal cooker for as long as we can remember. Simple, easy and perfect when on the water (or when camping!) so we thought we'd offer you a chance to win a brand new 3L Thermal Cooker by simply submitting a recipe for us to try.

Boatbid Auction catalogue now live - 60 lots

Boatbid Auction catalogue now live - 60 lots

Wednesday, 06 July 2016

You can now see all 60 lots that are available to bid on in the next Boatbid auction starting July 15th 2016.

Welcome to Paul of Boatshed Valencia

Welcome to Paul of Boatshed Valencia

Friday, 01 July 2016

We are delighted to announce a new member of the Central Sales team, welcome to Paul Fuller from Boatshed Valencia.

SOLD - IMOCA OPEN 60

SOLD - IMOCA OPEN 60

Friday, 01 July 2016

Another boat sold by Boatshed - This older Open 60 gives you the chance to move onto the IMOCA scene with a boat that has all been prepped, tested and proven she is geared up to start racing with minimal effort. The 2 containers providing the logistics that are needed to run a global racing campaign are also included in the price. With her Cat 2 rating with the MCA she has the coding to take 15 people out, along with 20 sets of oil skins and life jackets, perfect for corporate days as well as racing. Price is excluding VAT.

Alex Round Britain Challenge - Ahoy from Stornoway

Alex Round Britain Challenge - Ahoy from Stornoway

Thursday, 30 June 2016

Alex Luddington's mission is to sail round "Britain to Starboard" in his Contessa 33 to raise money to make awareness of Hodgkin Lymphomas. Alex has now reached the north of the Outer Hebrides and Stornoway and plans now to do the passage back over to the main land of Scotland.