RSS Feed

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.


10 Tips for doing business from your boat

10 Tips for doing business from your boat

Monday, 12 December 2016

A guide to keeping your in-tray empty whilst at sea.

BoatBid Auction NOW OPEN!

BoatBid Auction NOW OPEN!

Friday, 09 December 2016

Bidding has just begun for the December 2016 European Boatbid.

Christmas Sails 2016

Christmas Sails 2016

Friday, 09 December 2016

With all the talk of tinsel and turkey about to begin, we must not forget that enjoying time on the water happens whatever the weather.

What is an Independent Pre-Assessment Survey (IPA)?

What is an Independent Pre-Assessment Survey (IPA)?

Wednesday, 07 December 2016

The Marine Inspection Association (MIA) is a group of like-minded yacht brokers and surveyors involved in the inspection, sale and purchase of second-hand sail and motor boats, throughout the UK and overseas.

Check your Mooring!

Check your Mooring!

Tuesday, 06 December 2016

Out on a dog walk with a friend recently, we came across this sad sight following Storm Angus. These two boats were washed up with mooring lines and buoys still attached and perilously close to rocks and concrete debris on the shore line.

Congratulations to the winner of our Paddleboard competition

Congratulations to the winner of our Paddleboard competition

Monday, 05 December 2016

During the Southampton Boat Show, Boatshed ran a competition to win a RED Paddle Company 10'6 inflatable Stand Up Paddleboard.

Why not view the Boatbid auction catalogue today?

Why not view the Boatbid auction catalogue today?

Friday, 02 December 2016

You can now see all 61 boats that are available to bid on in the next Boatbid auction which starts on Friday December 9th 2016.

Boatshed Seattle renew their license

Boatshed Seattle renew their license

Thursday, 01 December 2016

Waterline Boats trading as Boatshed Seattle have just renewed their License for a further 5 years. They signed their first agreement in 2008.

Boatshed welcomes Pegasus Marine Finance to the Preferred Partners Program

Boatshed welcomes Pegasus Marine Finance to the Preferred Partners Program

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Boatshed are please to announce a new partnership with Pegasus Marine Finance who specialise in inland and off shore boat finance.

Jump aboard and work with Boatshed - Worldwide opportunities available

Jump aboard and work with Boatshed - Worldwide opportunities available

Monday, 28 November 2016

Boatshed the World’s Largest Yacht Broker’s are looking for enthusiastic people to join our team.

Jeanne Socrates and her journey around the World - part 2

Jeanne Socrates and her journey around the World - part 2

Friday, 25 November 2016

As you may have seen in our earlier blog - Jeanne set off on her non-stop around the World sail on October 19th only to have to turn back after serious storm damage on October 29th - here is the latest instalment in her journey to retain the Guinness World Record.

SOLD - Jeanneau 57, 2 y/o

SOLD - Jeanneau 57, 2 y/o

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Another boat sold by Boatshed - This Jeanneau 57, two years old with less than 280 hours on the engine and in impeccable condition. Sold to new owners for extended cruising.

How to prepare your boat for sale

How to prepare your boat for sale

Monday, 21 November 2016

You've come to the decision to sell your pride and joy, contacted your local Boatshed broker to get her listed, but what are you going to do to make your boat look fabulous to potential buyers? Boatshed brokers share their top tips, based on their personal experiences, for getting your boat looking swell to sell.

Welcome to Henry from Boatshed Riviera

Welcome to Henry from Boatshed Riviera

Friday, 18 November 2016

We are delighted to announce that Henry Burn has joined Edward, Solenne and Carolyn as a broker for Boatshed Riviera.

Meet the broker - Tim Kingston of Boatshed Brighton

Meet the broker - Tim Kingston of Boatshed Brighton

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

It's always good to know a little bit more about the team at Boatshed and this month we've been chatting to Tim Kingston who is a broker for Boatshed Brighton.

What our customers say about using Boatshed to sell and buy a boat

What our customers say about using Boatshed to sell and buy a boat

Monday, 14 November 2016

We love it when we receive feedback from buyers or sellers as it helps us to ensure that we are offering the best service that we can, below are some of the comments we have received recently.

3 Surprising Things to Remember on #ArmisticeDay

3 Surprising Things to Remember on #ArmisticeDay

Friday, 11 November 2016

This week we remember the service men and women who gave their lives for the freedom we enjoy today. Whilst many Hollywood movies have been made about wartime stories, the contributions of England’s canal boaters to the war effort are not so well-known. Here are some surprising stories about the realities of life on the canals during the wars.

From the Galley - Mozambique Tuna Curry

From the Galley - Mozambique Tuna Curry

Thursday, 10 November 2016

This is fresh and fiery curry which was first cooked for us on Guernsey in the Channel Isles. Its a wet curry with lots of fresh tasting juices, the ginger gives a nice bit of heat and the tuna is really tender.

Jeanne Socrates and her journey around the World - part 1

Jeanne Socrates and her journey around the World - part 1

Monday, 07 November 2016

Friend of Boatshed, Jeanne Socrates has already cast off on her 3rd attempt to sail around the world non stop and single handed - although the last two weeks haven't been easy going and she has had to retrace steps for some urgent repairs.

Can he do it...We believe he can!

Can he do it...We believe he can!

Saturday, 05 November 2016

Boatshed Portsmouth were very lucky to be able to attend a leaving party for Alex last week in his home town of Gosport where he talked about his aims for his Vendée Globe round-the-world single-handed yacht race 2016.