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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.

PSP Southampton Boatshow 2014 STAND BO53
PSP Southampton Boatshow 2014 STAND BO53
Friday, 15 August 2014

FIZZ@FIVE......You are invited to join the Boatshed.com team at their stand BO53 for a glass of Fizz at 1700 each day of the show.

US SV Angel Louise - Pobra de Cariminal N Spain
US SV Angel Louise - Pobra de Cariminal N Spain
Thursday, 14 August 2014

Ahoy Honorary Crew, Sue and I are about ready to leave Pobra de Cariminal, a nice town at the foot of a gentle mountain in Ria Arousa. We came in here with the OCC Ocean Cruising Club rally on Friday.

BUMPER ENTRIES for Septembers boat auction - VIEW CATALOGUE
BUMPER ENTRIES for Septembers boat auction - VIEW CATALOGUE
Wednesday, 13 August 2014

September is the biggest auction yet with 60+ boats all going under the hammer in 30 days. See auction dates here

US SV Angel Louise - The Spanish Rias in fog
US SV Angel Louise - The Spanish Rias in fog
Sunday, 10 August 2014

Hi Honorary Crew, Sue and I are in the center of Shellfishing industry of NW Spain. Mussels or Moules are big industry in Galicia.

Danish SV Capibara - Cars, boats, (trains), and planes
Danish SV Capibara - Cars, boats, (trains), and planes
Sunday, 10 August 2014

As probably a lot of men, Henrik has an interest for both cars, boats and planes, although his interest and devotion changes from time to time. When we had crossed the Atlantic, Henrik was so tired of sailing that he asked me, if we should leave t...

Boatshed at Cowes Week 2014
Boatshed at Cowes Week 2014
Friday, 08 August 2014

Boatshed have been at Cowes over the past few days....Cowes Week has played a key part in the British sporting summer calendar since 1826 and is now one of the UK’s longest running and most successful sporting events. It is the one of the larges...

No Desk Required: How to Live the Laptop Lifestyle
No Desk Required: How to Live the Laptop Lifestyle
Friday, 08 August 2014

We’ve all seen those adverts online that claim you can become an internet entrepreneur and earn money whilst running your business from somewhere hot and exotic. But with the training, support, marketing materials and technical systems of Boatsh...

US SV Angel Louise - The OCC Rally at Baiona, Spain
US SV Angel Louise - The OCC Rally at Baiona, Spain
Thursday, 07 August 2014

Ahoy from Angel Louise! Sue and I are enjoying a fabulous time with other cruisers who belong to the Ocean Cruising Club - including folks from Ireland, England, Scotland, Spain, and the US ... Around 12 other boats in my estimation.

Don’t Ask These 9 Questions About Living Aboard
Don’t Ask These 9 Questions About Living Aboard
Tuesday, 05 August 2014

Life on the canals is a mystery to many, and when you meet those enigmatic folk who live aboard it’s tempting to quiz them about their unusual lifestyle. Some questions are common and some are just odd. It’s interesting how puzzling the canals...

Next boat auction - Now accepting entries
Next boat auction - Now accepting entries
Monday, 04 August 2014

Due to popular demand we have brought forward our next boat auction and we're now accepting entries.

US SV Angel Louise - Fog whilst anchored in Spanish Rias
US SV Angel Louise - Fog whilst anchored in Spanish Rias
Monday, 04 August 2014

Weather - We've had very mild weather. In the 70s and 80s now, but cooling into the low 60s at nights. Yesterday, during the sunny afternoon, a thick fog came on us.. and by nightfall we could not see the shore 150 feet behind us. Very eerie. ...

Danish SV Capibara - Being a cruiser in New York
Danish SV Capibara - Being a cruiser in New York
Monday, 04 August 2014

A couple of years ago, when Henrik tried to persuade me to go cruising with him, it was the promise of visiting the big cities of the world (at least the ones on the seaside) that became an important argument for me, and I was particularly tempted...

Throwback Thursday
Throwback Thursday
Saturday, 02 August 2014

1969 Willard 36 Pilothouse Trawler
1xdiesel 85hp
Click the link for full specs, large format photos & video!

Diary of 2015 Boatshed Events, Boat Shows and Regattas
Diary of 2015 Boatshed Events, Boat Shows and Regattas
Friday, 01 August 2014

Events, Boat Shows and Regattas in which Boatshed plan to participate, or which are of interest to our customers, during 2015.

UK and European VAT issues explained by a leading industry expert
UK and European VAT issues explained by a leading industry expert
Friday, 01 August 2014

This end-of-year review focuses on the VAT 'hot topics' of 2014 and offers a few ideas for boat buyers and sellers to consider for the next year.

Boats, Cloaks and Catwalks….  Boatshed at Paris Fashion Week
Boats, Cloaks and Catwalks…. Boatshed at Paris Fashion Week
Friday, 01 August 2014

In October members of the Boatshed team traveled to Paris for Paris Fashion Week, as guests of Dato' Nancy Yeoh, the well-known international public relations guru. Fashion and boating enjoy a close association, and Boatshed is working with a...

How are we doing?  What customers think of our service
How are we doing? What customers think of our service
Friday, 01 August 2014

At Boatshed we encourage feedback from our customers, as a way of monitoring and improving the services we offer. Here are some recent comments we have received:

New to the market - Jeanneau Merry Fisher 8
New to the market - Jeanneau Merry Fisher 8
Thursday, 31 July 2014

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a two owner from new, well maintained and very well presented, Jeanneau Merry Fisher 8. 
For cruising, the Merry Fisher 8 offers two distinct living spaces - a large saloon and a forward cab...

US SV Angel Louise - Picked up rope on props near Finisterre
US SV Angel Louise - Picked up rope on props near Finisterre
Sunday, 27 July 2014

After leaving the bay near Finisterre - westernmost point in Europe, while coming off the sea around a narrow point into the bay by Muros we caught a rope. Some fishermen's extremely long thick lines fowled our left propeller.

Danish SV Capibara - If you wait long enough by the bank of a river...
Danish SV Capibara - If you wait long enough by the bank of a river...
Saturday, 26 July 2014

The Chinese philosopher and military strategist Sun Tzu (500 B.C.) has said that if you wait long enough by the bank of a river, you can see the bodies of your enemies floating by. Even though Sun Tzu would probably turn in his grave, you could re...

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