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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.

August 2020 BoatBid - Entries open
August 2020 BoatBid - Entries open
Tuesday, 14 July 2020

August 2020 BoatBid will be taking place from Monday 3rd August - 0900hrs BST and ending on Sunday 9th August - 1900hrs BST.
Entries are open now and it couldn't be more straightforward to enter:
CLICK HERE for your ENTRY FORM

July 2020 BoatBid Auction
July 2020 BoatBid Auction
Wednesday, 08 July 2020

Have you reached the heady heights of the catalogue, for our July 2020 BoatBid auction yet? We have a tantalising range of boats and a selection of boats to live-a-board or enjoy as a holiday home. In the Midi Canal area of France our Bo...

July 2020 BoatBid Auction is LIVE
July 2020 BoatBid Auction is LIVE
Monday, 06 July 2020

Our July 2020 BoatBid Auction is live and the bidding has started ! Take a look at the selection of boats entered below, or head to the catalogue on BoatBid.com

July 2020 BoatBid Auction
July 2020 BoatBid Auction
Friday, 03 July 2020

Countdown has started for the July 2020 BoatBid auction. This month's BoatBid will open for bids on Monday 6th July at 0900hrs BST and continue through to Sunday 12th July at 1900hrs BST.

July 2020 BoatBid Auction
July 2020 BoatBid Auction
Wednesday, 24 June 2020

The July 2020 BoatBid auction is open to entries.
The Auction will run from Monday 6th through to Sunday 12th July 2020, and the catalogue will go live on Monday 29th June 2020.

June 2020 BoatBid
June 2020 BoatBid
Sunday, 14 June 2020

Our June 2020 BoatBid Auction will end tonight at 1900hrs (BST).
For the next few hours take an opportunity to browse through our catalogue, at the variety of vessels for sale.

AUCTION : Lagoon 450 Catamaran
AUCTION : Lagoon 450 Catamaran
Monday, 08 June 2020

Charter company sale due to reduced demand Click Here

Restaurant Boat for Sale in Canal du Midi - June 2020 BoatBid
Restaurant Boat for Sale in Canal du Midi - June 2020 BoatBid
Saturday, 06 June 2020

Boatshed Midi Canals are delighted to offer this restaurant boat and trip boat for sale.
She will be presented in the June 2020 BoatBid Auction, which is running from Monday 8th June through to Sunday 14th June 2020.

June 2020 BoatBid Auction
June 2020 BoatBid Auction
Friday, 05 June 2020

This month's BoatBid brings an exciting range of boats and opportunities from around our global brokerages. Our listings genuinely include options for most interests and tastes and make a fascinating collection to view.
The Lagoon 450, Outb...

First virtual viewing...great to be back onboard boats!
First virtual viewing...great to be back onboard boats!
Monday, 04 May 2020

I was fortunate to list this particular boat with some photographs just before the 'lockdown' so the marketing began with limited photos.

#Staysafe buying boats.   Information for Buyers, Sellers and Brokers.
#Staysafe buying boats. Information for Buyers, Sellers and Brokers.
Friday, 01 May 2020

Our business practices aim to reduce social contact where possible and when customers and brokers need to meet, we aim to reduce any risk of infection. Please find further information below, relevant to selling and buying . These are in addition ...

 Policy for Safe Business Practice - Boatshed Coronavirus (Covid-19)
Policy for Safe Business Practice - Boatshed Coronavirus (Covid-19)
Friday, 01 May 2020

Policy statement: The Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic requires all organisations to adopt safe practices for their activities, aimed at reducing infection rates.

Spirit Yacht 111 'Geist' a contemporary luxury bespoke superyacht and we were lucky enough to take a peek!
Spirit Yacht 111 'Geist' a contemporary luxury bespoke superyacht and we were lucky enough to take a peek!
Tuesday, 21 April 2020

Once was during a visit in February to meet my colleagues in Boatshed Suffolk where Spirit Yachts reside. This is where she was designed and built in-house. It was unbelievable to compare the size of the yacht to the actual size of the headqua...

April BoatBid Auction is live !
April BoatBid Auction is live !
Friday, 10 April 2020

As planned, the April 2020 BoatBid Auction went live this morning and bidding has started.
Take a look at the selection of boats entered below, or head to BoatBid.com

Is social distancing at sea common ?
Is social distancing at sea common ?
Wednesday, 08 April 2020


As many of us have spent the last few weeks shut away, either in close proximity to our family or by ourselves, I have started to think how similar these circumstances are to sailing a small boat long-distance on the open ocean.

10-4 U Playlist (A while away the time mix)
10-4 U Playlist (A while away the time mix)
Sunday, 05 April 2020

During the last Atlantic crossing, the Boatshed crew created several playlists to while away the long hours onboard during the the 4 week crossing.
Today we looked at some of the music and decided to place some of the tracks in a new playlist ...

April 2020 BoatBid Auction - Catalogue Highlights
April 2020 BoatBid Auction - Catalogue Highlights
Wednesday, 01 April 2020

At 0900hrs on Friday 10th April 2020, our BoatBid Auction will be live. Bidding will start and run through to the end of the auction; at 1900hrs on Tuesday 14th April 2020.
We have some fabulous boats in the catalogue, have a look at a few bel...

April 2020 BoatBid Auction - Catalogue is LIVE !
April 2020 BoatBid Auction - Catalogue is LIVE !
Wednesday, 11 March 2020

Our April BoatBid Auction will be running from 10th to 14th April 2020. This morning the Catalogue for the BoatBid Auction went live.
Here is a snapshot of the vessels available:

April 10th to 14th 2020 - BoatBid Auction
April 10th to 14th 2020 - BoatBid Auction
Tuesday, 25 February 2020

The April BoatBid auction is now open to entries.
The Auction will run from Friday 10th through to Tuesday 14th April 2020, and the catalogue will go live on Wednesday 11th March 2020.

Sailing in the desert
Sailing in the desert
Tuesday, 11 February 2020

The brief was simple....."Get yourself to Phoenix, I need crew!" My cousin Tony texted me.
So after a flight to LAX and 8 hour bus ride I found myself at the Arizona Yacht Club for their 62nd Birthday Regatta & Leukemia Cup.

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