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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.


Shotley Marina Lock Closure 20th August 2012

Shotley Marina Lock Closure 20th August 2012

Monday, 20 August 2012

On Monday 20th August 2012 Shotley Marina will be closing the lock from 0700 to 1100 in order to carry out some essential maintenance to the inner lock gate hydraulic rams for the penstocks.

Sea Ray 40 Motor Yacht

Sea Ray 40 Motor Yacht

Sunday, 19 August 2012

Listed with Boatshed Newport, this Sea Ray 40 Motor Yacht is a beauty. She is limited in production and very hard to find on the market for her age and meticulous condition.

From Totnes to Tripoli

From Totnes to Tripoli

Friday, 17 August 2012

As brokers we often face some interesting challenges when negotiating the sale of a boat that makes our job all the more interesting. Recently Boatshed Dartmouth broker, Paul Singer, received an enquiry from a customer in Libya enquiring about a Galeon Galia on brokerage and in dry store with Ocean Leisure Storage. The purchase of the boat and transfer of funds was all successfully handled and then the challenge was getting the boat from Devon to Libya.

IPSWICH MARITIME FESTIVAL 2012

IPSWICH MARITIME FESTIVAL 2012

Friday, 17 August 2012

The 2012 Ipswich Maritime Festival is well under way, this weekend strategically marks the middle of this 2 week event. With the weather forecast to be the best of the summer so far Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th August promise to be fun packed full on days and nights for Ipswich.

Horizon Vision 74 Cockpit Motor Yacht for sale

Horizon Vision 74 Cockpit Motor Yacht for sale

Thursday, 16 August 2012

Close your eyes and Imagine yourself relaxing in the shade of the cockpit watching the sun go down. You are anchored off the North of Palma in 15 meters of crystal clear water.

Lots happening on the Thames!

Lots happening on the Thames!

Thursday, 16 August 2012

Boatshed Thames are off out for the next couple of weekends for fun and to get to speak to our customers.

Spotlight on this Sealine S37

Spotlight on this Sealine S37

Thursday, 16 August 2012

One of our featured boats for sale at the moment is this Sealine S37 which has been reduced in price.

Cowes week is underway!

Cowes week is underway!

Tuesday, 14 August 2012

Cowes week is underway, and the sun came out to get everyone into the boating spirit. Here at Boatshed Cowes, we are taking time out to really get into the heart of the action by attending daily… it is a hard job, but someboady has to do it.

USCGC Eagle in Newport Rhode Island

USCGC Eagle in Newport Rhode Island

Monday, 13 August 2012

International Yacht Brokers Boatshed Newport is pleased to have recently toured the U.S.C.G.C. Eagle docked in Newport RI.

Cowes Week 11-18 August 2012

Cowes Week 11-18 August 2012

Thursday, 09 August 2012

No it’s not in Essex but it’s another great British boating event and it makes a change from the Olympics!

Rowing the Grand Union? Yes Really!

Rowing the Grand Union? Yes Really!

Wednesday, 08 August 2012

Last Saturday 4th August two determined men arrived at Brentford, after rowing there… from Birmingham.

From Simon Le Bon to Boatshed Plymouth

From Simon Le Bon to Boatshed Plymouth

Tuesday, 07 August 2012

Simon Le Bon, Drum and a Fishing Vessel BF140

New Instructions – Colvic Northener for sale

New Instructions – Colvic Northener for sale

Sunday, 05 August 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a Colvic Northener. This is a very well laid out motor boat with plenty of cockpit and wheelhouse space and a good, well appointed main cabin/saloon. With cabin heating and hot water as well this is a perfect boat for extended cruising or just short weekend trips away. Appointments to view can be booked in advance 6-days a week directly with Paul Singer your Boatshed Dartmouth broker.

New Instructions – Cornish Shrimper 19 For Sale

New Instructions – Cornish Shrimper 19 For Sale

Sunday, 05 August 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale an ever popular Cornish Shripmer 19. This example is fitted with the inboard diesel which has recently been checked over by marine engineers. The boat has been professionally prepared and she is offered for sale with the road /combi trailer which makes launch and recovery much easier. A good example of these ever popular boats and worth an early viewing. Appointments to view can be booked in advance 6-days a week directly with Paul Singer your Boatshed Dartmouth broker.

NEW Boatshed Safety Shop

NEW Boatshed Safety Shop

Friday, 03 August 2012

Nobody knows the importance of having the right safety equipment onboard better than our own Directors, Neil and Mandy Chapman, they were rescued by the RNLI in the Bay of Biscay in October 1998 when their boat rolled 360 degrees, this was a life changing experience for Neil and Mandy who fortunately did have the correct safety equipment and who credit the event as being responsible for the creation of Boatshed.

Boat of the Moment: Sealine F42/5

Boat of the Moment: Sealine F42/5

Thursday, 02 August 2012

Our boat of the moment is this beautiful Sealine F42/5

“Once in a Blue Moon....”

“Once in a Blue Moon....”

Thursday, 02 August 2012

Can it be that this is your best month to purchase a boat? YES! A great selection of pre-owned boats, extraordinary prices, and several months of nice cruising weather ahead make August a rare Blue Moon opportunity for boat buyers.

Olympic #Sailing Roundup

Olympic #Sailing Roundup

Wednesday, 01 August 2012

Sunday kicked off with a good day for Australia, Russia and Spain. The three nations won both of their races in The Elliott 6m.

Surf Fest at Doris Duke's Rough Point Newport Rhode Island

Surf Fest at Doris Duke's Rough Point Newport Rhode Island

Wednesday, 01 August 2012

Boatshed Newport International Yacht Brokers were in attendance at the Newport RI 2012 Surf Fest at the Rough Point estate of the late tobacco heiress Doris Duke. She was an avid surfer in Hawaii where she owned another beautiful estate called Shangrila.

New Instructions – Westerly Konsort For Sale

New Instructions – Westerly Konsort For Sale

Monday, 30 July 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a fine Westerly Konsort. The Konsort was in production from 1979 to 1992 and a total of 704 were built making it the second most successful Westerly after the Centaur. I had the pleasure of photographing this yacht on a fine sunny day and she really presented herself very well. She is sold extremely well equipped with a good inventory and above all – non sagging headlinings! Appointments to view can be arranged in advance. Please note a minimum of 3 days advance notice of viewing is required and is subject to tidal conditions. Please book directly with Paul Singer your Boatshed Dartmouth broker.