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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.

Capibara - A holiday during the holiday
Capibara - A holiday during the holiday
Saturday, 08 February 2014

Last winter, when we had the boat in St Katherines Marina in London, we met a lot of cruisers who had sailed and lived on their boats for many years. They told us enthusiastically about the lonely anchorages in French Polynesia, where they would s...

New to the market – Vancouver 34 for sale
New to the market – Vancouver 34 for sale
Friday, 07 February 2014

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a well maintained and presented Vancouver 34. The Vancouver 34 Pilot shares the same cruising attributes of the 34 but with the addition of the pilothouse configuration. This provides a superb 360...

Boatshed choose Miami Boat Show to roll out new technology
Boatshed choose Miami Boat Show to roll out new technology
Thursday, 06 February 2014

Boatshed is a British company that sells thousands of used boats a year.
Boatshed has now developed 3 new exciting products for 2014.

Capibara - cruised to Bequia
Capibara - cruised to Bequia
Saturday, 01 February 2014

We've always had difficulties leaving a place, whether we’re at anchor or in a marina. There’s always something we ought to do, or another restaurant or boat to visit. We arrange to leave in the morning, and before the boat is ready to leave, ...

An emotional week in St. Lucia
An emotional week in St. Lucia
Friday, 24 January 2014

This week has been a very emotional week for us. Saturday morning, we were contacted by our good friend, Margaret, who told us that she and husband had been attacked on their boat the previous evening, and that her husband, Roger, had died. We wer...

Don’t ignore these 5 simple rules of canal boating
Don’t ignore these 5 simple rules of canal boating
Thursday, 23 January 2014

If you’re relatively new to canal boating it can take a while to pick up the general etiquette of how to behave when you’re out and about on the waterways. A basic knowledge of the best practice on the Cut may save you considerable embarrassme...

Spirit of Penmar - Atlantic trip 21 days
Spirit of Penmar - Atlantic trip 21 days
Tuesday, 21 January 2014

Plans are good; they keep us motivated to move on and discover new places. They also give Mother Nature a good old laugh and a chance to remind us who’s actually in charge when it comes, amongst other things, to cruising in a small boat.

Capibara cruising blog - Accidents rarely come alone
Capibara cruising blog - Accidents rarely come alone
Friday, 17 January 2014

After a couple of days in Marigot Bay, a nice bay south of Castries, the main city of St. Lucia, we sailed back to Rodney Bay to collect a pump for our water maker. The night before we left, Henrik thought he saw a cockroach in the front cabin, wh...

The boat auction has started, Bidding has begun
The boat auction has started, Bidding has begun
Friday, 17 January 2014

The auction has just started and you can now start bidding! Auction ends on Tuesday 21st Jan 2014, so get bidding.

What boat is the right boat?
What boat is the right boat?
Friday, 10 January 2014

After having been in St. Lucia for a week, we are slowly settling in to our new cruising life. We have however started questioning, if we have the right boat for the purpose.

Boatshed Yacht Broker Awards 2014
Boatshed Yacht Broker Awards 2014
Friday, 10 January 2014

The Boatshed 2014 Conference was held at the Excel exhibition centre during the London boat show. Boatshed offices travelled to London to share best practice, discuss ideas and develop new strategy for 2014/15.

Boatshed Scotland scoops broker of the year award
Boatshed Scotland scoops broker of the year award
Thursday, 09 January 2014

Boatshed Scotland won the trophy for "Yacht Broker of the year" at the 2014 Boatshed Conference and Awards ceremony.

Capibara - Atlantic crossing low down
Capibara - Atlantic crossing low down
Monday, 06 January 2014

We've had several questions from interested readers that are looking to do the Atlantic crossing, so here's some of what Signe & Henrik experienced on Capibara their Allegro 30.

Capibara - Should you believe everything you read?
Capibara - Should you believe everything you read?
Friday, 03 January 2014

After a rather boring Christmas Eve in Martinique, we decided to go to St. Lucia for the New Year’s, because a local girl from Martinique had told us that they threw better parties at the neighbour island.

London Boat Show on stand E163
London Boat Show on stand E163
Friday, 03 January 2014

Boatshed.com will be on Stand E163 for the next 9 days.

Capibara - Christmas in the Carribbean
Capibara - Christmas in the Carribbean
Friday, 27 December 2013

To arrive in Martinique has turned out to be a bit of an anti-climax for both of us, even though we barely talked about anything else during the crossing or before for that matter. Martinique hasn't live up to our expectations, which for my part h...

2013: Our amazing year!
2013: Our amazing year!
Friday, 27 December 2013

This year we’ve really got into blogging and have welcomed friends, boaters and brokers from all over the world to write articles on the Boatshed blog. It’s made interesting and varied reading; there should be something that appeals to everyon...

Capibara - The highs and lows of their Atlantic crossing
Capibara - The highs and lows of their Atlantic crossing
Thursday, 19 December 2013

Sunday the 17th of November we sailed from Lanzarote both of us full of excitement and optimism. I just couldn’t believe that we were about to cross the Atlantic!

Capibara reached Martinique 18/12 15.42
Capibara reached Martinique 18/12 15.42
Wednesday, 18 December 2013

Capibara, Allegro 30, left Lanzarote on Sunday 17th November and arrived in Martinique after 32 days at sea.

What do Amazon know about finding boats?
What do Amazon know about finding boats?
Wednesday, 18 December 2013

Well from today Amazon search technology now powers Boatshed.com when you are trying to find a boat!

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