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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.


Nice Catch!

Nice Catch!

Monday, 02 July 2012

Alaska residents Eric and Katie purchased their 1984 47’ CHB Tri-Cabin Trawler from Waterline Boats / Boatshed Seattle last year. After outfitting their “new” boat at our Seattle, Lake Union docks Eric and Katie cruised KRAKEN north to Alaska and then crossed the Gulf of Alaska to Valdez where she is now homeported. Waterline Boats recently received this report from Eric.

The 51st Annual Pin Mill Sailing Club Barge Match

The 51st Annual Pin Mill Sailing Club Barge Match

Friday, 29 June 2012

This Saturday 30th June Pin Mill Sailing Club are hosting the 2012 Barge Match

Yacht Brokerage business expands in the Balearic Islands

Yacht Brokerage business expands in the Balearic Islands

Friday, 29 June 2012

Lee Baynes from Boatshed Palma International Yacht Brokers, was interview by La Gaceta Nautica newspaper in Spain.

America's Cup World Series Prequals Update

America's Cup World Series Prequals Update

Friday, 29 June 2012

Boatshed Newport reporting in with today's update of the America's Cup World Series race from Fort Adams. It was yet another fabulously gorgeous day with blue skies and fair winds.

Nordic Tugs 37 - for the “halfs” and “the halfs not”!

Nordic Tugs 37 - for the “halfs” and “the halfs not”!

Thursday, 28 June 2012

Get into this like-new 2000 Nordic Tugs 37 at half the price and become half owner! This rare opportunity to share interest in an existing partnership is now being offered for only $149,500!

The Blackwater Blog

The Blackwater Blog

Thursday, 28 June 2012

Choices, choices: There is such a diversity of choice when it comes to rivers and coastal cruising in Essex: Whether you’re looking for a Jeanneau, Bavaria, Oyster boat for sale or a Bermudan Sloop Classic Yacht you still also have to decide where to go boating.

Will BW Move Boats From Olympic Zone?

Will BW Move Boats From Olympic Zone?

Wednesday, 27 June 2012

At Boatshed Grand Union we have boats for sale right across London. We cover all the Grand Union as well as the London canals and the River Lee navigation. Most of our boats for sale in London have moorings; some residential moorings and some central London moorings. As the Olympic flame continues to travel through Grimsby and Lincoln today, London prepares for the start of the Games.

Boatbid Auction - Grab a bargain!

Boatbid Auction - Grab a bargain!

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are pleased to announce that they have a number of boats in the current catalogue for the next Boatbid.com auction starting 28th June. Boatbid.com is Boatshed Yacht Brokers’ auction system.

New Instructions – Salcombe Launch 16 (ex demonstrator) for sale

New Instructions – Salcombe Launch 16 (ex demonstrator) for sale

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are pleased to offer for sale an ex-demonstrator model of the Salcombe Launch. The Salcombe Launch was originally designed by one of Salcombe’s best known shipbuilders, Edgar Cove. The Salcombe Launch has a displacement hull, a high freeboard and a spacious deep interior, making it dry and very stable. The traditional transom-hung large rudder with tiller steering makes the boat easy to manoeuvre in any conditions. There is ample stowage in lockers forward, aft and under the cockpit seats. She is fitted with mahogany rubbing strakes, stainless steel deck fittings and the 13.5hp Beta inboard sits in a sound-proofed moulded engine box. This example is available now as an ex-demonstrator with considerable savings on the new price and comes complete with sprayhood and cockpit cushions (usually extras). These really are stunning looking boats and feedback I have received from owners is nothing short of glowing in every respect. Viewings are by prior appointment with your Boatshed Dartmouth broker, Paul Singer and are available 6-days a week.

What our customers say about us?

What our customers say about us?

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Read below to find out what our customers are saying about Boatshed Bourgogne & Boatshed midi Canals specialist inland waterways Yacht & Boat Brokers based in France...

RNLI flare amnesty and lifejacket check 1/7/2012 on the Thames

RNLI flare amnesty and lifejacket check 1/7/2012 on the Thames

Monday, 25 June 2012

Penton Hook Yacht Club are holding their Regatta on Sunday 1st July 12:00 - 17:00 in attendance will be the RNLI and Boatshed Thames.

Boatshed enters top 40 per cent of the best million websites on the planet

Boatshed enters top 40 per cent of the best million websites on the planet

Monday, 25 June 2012

Judging by its millions of users and visitors worldwide, it’s clear that Boatshed.com is a popular website. But now it’s been proven as it has been listed in the top 40 per cent of the best million websites on the planet.

New selection of boats up for auction this Summer

New selection of boats up for auction this Summer

Monday, 25 June 2012

A fresh batch of boats will soon be available to bid on through Boatshed Yacht Brokers’ auction system, Boatbid.com.

UK Government uses Boatshed as an example to budding entrepreneurs

UK Government uses Boatshed as an example to budding entrepreneurs

Monday, 25 June 2012

Boatshed’s clever use of technology and customer-focussed processes have been heralded as a shining example by the UK Government.

What’s it really like living on a boat?

What’s it really like living on a boat?

Monday, 25 June 2012

You read the glossy brochures and you see the boats at the shows. But when it’s pouring with rain and freezing cold in the winter what’s it really like living on a boat? Boatshed spills the beans...

Size matters - sell your boat with the biggest yacht brokerage in the world

Size matters - sell your boat with the biggest yacht brokerage in the world

Monday, 25 June 2012

In a world filled with technical jargon, confusing offers and dogs winning TV talent shows it can sometimes be hard to see the wood from the trees.

America's Cup Newport

America's Cup Newport

Monday, 25 June 2012

2012 America’s Cup Race is coming this week to Newport and we at Boatshed Newport are so excited. You will notice that the boats racing this week are a little different than your traditional sail boat. Here’s a refresher on the traditional sailboats you may see in Newport Harbor during the America’s Cup Festivities.

Our Top Six Boats for Sale

Our Top Six Boats for Sale

Sunday, 24 June 2012

We have a range of power and sail boats here at Boatshed North Wales. Here are our top six most viewed boats.If you wish to speak to a broker Please Contact

The 2012 Pin Mill Smack Race

The 2012 Pin Mill Smack Race

Saturday, 23 June 2012

This weekends event is one of Suffolks maritime regulars, 2012 is the seventh annual event for Smacks and ex working craft based upon the Orwell and Stour and Deben rivers.

Who Saves Lives on the Essex Coast?

Who Saves Lives on the Essex Coast?

Thursday, 21 June 2012

The Essex coast has so many good places to visit by boat. Whether you cruise by sailboat or motorboat this coast can be both fun and challenging. You have to be aware of the sandbanks and the tides. Do you enjoy Essex with a Beneteau or a Jeanneau? Do you prefer Fairline, Sunseekers or Westerly boats? When you’re looking for a boat for sale in Essex what safety features and equipment do you look for?