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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.

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.

February BoatBid Auction is live !
February BoatBid Auction is live !
Friday, 07 February 2020

Today at 0900hrs the February BoatBid Auction will go live and the bidding can commence. Take a look at the selection of boats entered below, or head to the catalogue on BoatBid.com

Why buy a Boatshed Franchise for 2020 ?
Why buy a Boatshed Franchise for 2020 ?
Thursday, 06 February 2020

I’d like to share with you my personal overview of what Boatshed is all about, along with the opportunities that it presents.

DAME ELLEN MACARTHUR LAUNCHES NEW THREE-YEAR AMBITIONS TO HELP CHANGE MORE YOUNG LIVES AFTER CANCER
DAME ELLEN MACARTHUR LAUNCHES NEW THREE-YEAR AMBITIONS TO HELP CHANGE MORE YOUNG LIVES AFTER CANCER
Wednesday, 05 February 2020

Dame Ellen MacArthur launches ‘Better Connections, Bigger Impact: Our Ambitions for 2020-2020

Dunkirk 80th anniversary ‘pilgrimage’ beckons for restored Magatha
Dunkirk 80th anniversary ‘pilgrimage’ beckons for restored Magatha
Wednesday, 05 February 2020

courtesy of Mylor Ycht Harbour.

CG66 to Stop This Summer
CG66 to Stop This Summer
Tuesday, 04 February 2020 As the 2020 sailing season approaches, the Regulations and Technical Services committee (RATS) of the Cruising Association reminds cruising sailors that the voluntary safety information scheme known as CG66 (after the form that owners completed to re...
Hovertravel welcomes Sir David Jason for Great British Inventions
Hovertravel welcomes Sir David Jason for Great British Inventions
Tuesday, 04 February 2020

Tuesday 4 February’s episode of Sir David Jason’s current TV documentary series features the much-loved actor visiting Hovertravel at Ryde. Entitled David Jason’s Great British Inventions, the next show will be broadcast at 9pm o...

JOHN MERRICKS SAILING TRUST INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR SECOND IAN ATKINS KEELBOAT AWARD
JOHN MERRICKS SAILING TRUST INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR SECOND IAN ATKINS KEELBOAT AWARD
Tuesday, 04 February 2020

Ian Walker presents Team Athena with their award at the RYA Dinghy Show – 2 March 2019
Photo courtesy of JMST

FUSION 3D RANGE
FUSION 3D RANGE
Tuesday, 04 February 2020

Part of the Fusion 3D lifejacket range is the Crewfit+ 180N Pro, an everyday lifejacket for those looking for a compact, lightweight lifejacket without compromising on performance. Using the Fusion 3D technology seen on the ErgoFit range, the Crew...

MARLOW ROPES SHOWCASE EDUCATION & INNOVATION  WITH THE BRITISH SAILING TEAM AT THE RYA DINGHY SHOW
MARLOW ROPES SHOWCASE EDUCATION & INNOVATION WITH THE BRITISH SAILING TEAM AT THE RYA DINGHY SHOW
Monday, 03 February 2020

Meet your British Sailing Team heroes along with Marlow’s experts, & learn the latest innovations in ropes with Marlow Ropes (Stand B52) at this year’s RYA Dinghy Show.

Marlow Ropes will be showcasing new developments in the worl...

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