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.
February BoatBid - Catalogue Published
February BoatBid - Entries Close 31/12/2017
Entries Close 24th December.
December Boatbid - Place Your Bid!
Boatshed would like to extend a warm welcome to Frédérique & Virginie Vallon (Mum and daughter team) who are operating in Boatshed Port Camargue.
This Colvic Countess 33 was donated to Sail 4 Cancer and is for sale with Boatshed Scotland. All proceeds go to help cancer affected families. She was generously gifted to Sail 4 Cancer by Chris Woods on behalf of the Keith Black Will Trust and is currently lying ashore near Loch Fyne in Scotland.
December BoatBid - A Preview
Award Winning Feature Documentary presented by Boatshed.com & Classic Boat with introduction by Mark Horton,maritime and historical archaeologist, television presenter and writer + post screening Q&A with producer Justin Sihera.
December BoatBid Catalogue
A Dramatic Tale of the Caribbean Sailing Tradition wins support from creative boat seller Boatshed, the world’s largest yacht brokerage, announces its partnership with Indian Creek Films for the August 6 screening of the film Vanishing Sails. Fifteen years in the making, Vanishing Sail is the story of how the centuries-old tradition of sailboat building was kept alive in the Grenadine islands.
One company that has been working to help with the sale and disposal of many of the boats caught up in the hurricanes is Boatshed.com. Hurricane Damaged Boats.com is an initiative specifically designed to help companies, individuals, boat owners, charter companies and the wider marine industry following the storm and hurricane damage in the Caribbean.
Winter is almost here...
December Boatbid - Entries Close 29/10
On the island of Carriacou in the West Indies, the last wooden sailboat builder dreams of saving a great tradition passed down the generations from Scottish settlers that sailed there centuries ago. The film follows Alwyn's journey over three years, from hauling trees with his sons, to a final traditional launching ceremony. Stories of the old Caribbean - trading by sail and smuggling contraband interweave a tribute to the independent spirit of a small island community.
Vanishing Sail has been making waves all over the world at film festivals and special event screenings and now West Indies Boat building Culture comes to Saint Leonards-on-Sea when the beautiful Kino-Teatr will resonate with the sound of caulking mallets on a wooden hull taking shape on a beach in Carriacou, the Land of Reefs!
Entries Close 29th October.
Boatshed are launching a beta version of the Boatshed Archive, essentially a back catalogue of the 24,000+ boats we’ve been involved in selling. This is a great resource for people looking for boats, with each boat containing up to 100 photos, full boat spec and videos. This useful resource is like a boat bible for us all to use.
November 2017 sees the Boatshed technology team travel to Lisbon for 5 days at Web Summit Exhibition. Boatshed have been invited to feature their leading boat sales technology platform alongside the likes of Facebook Uber and Amazon. Chosen out of thousands of companies and after a difficult selection process, Boatshed has been chosen because of its international growth, innovative business model and widespread use of technology to sell boats.
Jeanne Socrates - Injured in fall
Boatshed is attending Grand Pavois boat show in La Rochelle, France - a 6 day event running from the 27th September to 2nd October 2017. It is the most important event of its type in France and will showcase a huge range of equipment and services ranging from water sports through surfing and water-skiing, to charter, motorboats, and yachts.