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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.


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.

Wendy from Boatshed HQ is Raising Money for Cancer Research

Wendy from Boatshed HQ is Raising Money for Cancer Research

Thursday, 30 June 2016

On Sunday 10th July I will be taking part in Race for Life in Southsea, Hampshire

Where to find Boatshed this July

Where to find Boatshed this July

Thursday, 30 June 2016

As well as our local offices the team from Boatshed like to get out and about, so here is where you will find us this July.

Spotlight on - Maroje from Boatshed Croatia

Spotlight on - Maroje from Boatshed Croatia

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

Maroje Mose has been working as part of Boatshed's Central Sales Team as our broker for Boatshed Croatia since early 2016. We thought it would be a nice idea to find out a little more about him.

If they hung a monkey will they hang a chicken too!

If they hung a monkey will they hang a chicken too!

Sunday, 26 June 2016

"Monkey hanger" is a term by which Hartlepudlians are often known.

Welcome to Charbel of Boatshed Kuwait

Welcome to Charbel of Boatshed Kuwait

Friday, 24 June 2016

We are delighted to announce a new member of the Boatshed Central Sales Team - Welcome to Charbel El Mir of Boatshed Kuwait.

Boatshed and Brexit Reaction

Boatshed and Brexit Reaction

Friday, 24 June 2016

In the UK, a referendum has resulted in a vote to leave the European Union.