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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.


A change of lifestyle opportunity - River Ferry

A change of lifestyle opportunity - River Ferry

Thursday, 02 May 2013

Do you fancy a change of pace - A new lifestyle on the borders of Devon and Cornwall?

For Sale - an outstanding Hurley 22

For Sale - an outstanding Hurley 22

Wednesday, 01 May 2013

This lovely little Hurley 22 is surely one of the best presented and prettiest Hurley 22s on the market today. Click here for full details and photos.

The ship's cat

The ship's cat

Monday, 29 April 2013

Cats have been found aboard ships since early times, accompanying explorers, merchants and navies. Popular for rodent control, the cat would get the rat before the rats and mice could eat the crew’s food supply or any edible cargo. They also offered companionship to the crew when away on long voyages and many were seen as a lucky mascot.

Serious about watersports?...

Serious about watersports?...

Friday, 26 April 2013

...You’ll be seriously impressed with these bowriders.

What do skippers eat?

What do skippers eat?

Thursday, 25 April 2013

The other day I picked up this easy galley recipe on Twitter from @TalbotWharf, “A plain tuna sandwich is improved no end by a layer of plain crisps inside,” and @Seafoodshed asked me “Any chance of a mention of essexseafood.co.uk #prattsvinegar?” I was happy to share their Facebook picture, with a lovely lady saying, “I always use Pratt’s vinegar on my winkles.”

Completion of the Restoration of ‘Pilgrim’ BM45

Completion of the Restoration of ‘Pilgrim’ BM45

Sunday, 21 April 2013

A bright Spring day in Brixham marked the transition from restoration to operations for ‘Pilgrim’ BM45 one of the last remaining Brixham trawlers. Built in 1895 in Uphams Yard in Brixham, Pilgrim cost less than £640 to build, which today has translated into a £1.3 million refit.

How to buy a boat? The process

How to buy a boat? The process

Saturday, 20 April 2013

Before you travel to view a boat, check out all pictures and video of every boat for sale. Our brokers take all their own pictures so you can see the up to date information and full inventory of each boat.

Thinking of selling your boat?

Thinking of selling your boat?

Saturday, 20 April 2013

If you are thinking of selling your boat, then have a chat to one of our Boatshed Brokers and they will explain how Boatshed can help sell your boat and what they will do for you.

Looking for a floating Casino?

Looking for a floating Casino?

Friday, 19 April 2013

Whilst Gambling in Cyprus is currently illegal the Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades has recently declared that he is prepared to allow casinos to operate in Cyprus in an effort to boost revenue. It’s hardly likely to turn the island into a Las Vegas type resort but it is a major step toward offering more facilities for tourists.

If you were a boat, which kind of boat would you be?

If you were a boat, which kind of boat would you be?

Thursday, 18 April 2013

This week we are able to introduce three very different boats for sale that have had their asking prices reduced. Each boat has her own individual character and needs to be matched with the right skipper. As with all Boatshed boats we have an extensive slideshow of images for each boat for sale, so that you can really examine the boat inside and out.

PRODUCT TEST - Silky Deep Clean

PRODUCT TEST - Silky Deep Clean

Thursday, 18 April 2013

Thinking of selling your boat? Prepare your boat ready for sale or ready for a brand new season after a very harsh winter.

New Instructions – Hardy Pilot 20SE for sale

New Instructions – Hardy Pilot 20SE for sale

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale an incredibly well presented Hardy Pilot 20SE. This Hardy must be seen to be appreciated as the current owner has meticulously maintained and upgraded her. The teak cockpit was laid just this year and the interior cabin re-upholstered in blue Alcantara in 2012 along with LED lighting, new electronics and much more besides. Currently lying ashore she is ready and raring to go for the season. Appointments to view can be booked in advance 6-days a week directly with Paul Singer your Boatshed Dartmouth broker.

Everyday Is A Boat Show At Waterline Boats!

Everyday Is A Boat Show At Waterline Boats!

Monday, 15 April 2013

The NEW Waterline Boats / Boatshed Seattle docks accommodate more boats and provide greater visibility and access making it feel like a boat show everyday!

Probably The Best Mooring In London - with Boat

Probably The Best Mooring In London - with Boat

Monday, 15 April 2013

Battlebridge basin is perhaps the most sought after mooring in London - secluded, secure and private, but within easy reach of the West End and the City. Kings Cross and St. Pancras are just a few minutes walk away. There are plenty of shops and restaurants in the immediate vicinity.

Selling a #sail boat: My story

Selling a #sail boat: My story

Thursday, 11 April 2013

We recently helped Vanessa Ward to sell her Snapdragon 24, “Sandel.”

Technology on a canal boat

Technology on a canal boat

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

If you are looking for your first canal boat for sale or perhaps a narrowboat in Hertfordshire or London you may have questions about technology and it’s place in canal boat life. Whether you’re thinking of living on a wide beam, going on an extended cruise or simply looking for a leisure boat for sale you may be wondering how many mod-cons are suited to boating?

Boat safety: What the beep?!

Boat safety: What the beep?!

Monday, 08 April 2013

Last week a mother and her daughter (aged 10) died of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning. Three people were on board the boat on Windermere and early enquiries suggested a faulty generator could have been to blame.

Pacesetter 540 – Recently Reduced!

Pacesetter 540 – Recently Reduced!

Saturday, 06 April 2013

The Bracewell Pacesetter 540 is a spacious, comfortable three stateroom yacht. It’s a design that exhibits an excellent use of space and provides more liveable volume than most 58 – 60 foot vessels. When operated in trawler-like fashion (10 knots) it performs extremely economically. But it can get up and go when needed — 21 knots or more.

Cyprus -  Gone to the Dogs?  Not Likely.....

Cyprus - Gone to the Dogs? Not Likely.....

Friday, 05 April 2013

Cyprus after the banking crisis is still alive and kicking as people turned out in their thousands to attend a charity concert. Admission to the day-long event in Nicosia- organised by Cyprus Aid - was free but revellers were asked to donate items, such as food and clothing, which could be distributed to the city's poor and unemployed. Volunteers were overwhelmed with hundreds of boxes of donations. One said: "We are doing this to help people and we want to send a message to people abroad that if we are united we can make things happen," Concert organiser, Nicko Zavallis, said the response from local people to the event had been "amazing". "We did not expect this outcome," he said. "People have been coming with trucks. Instead of a bag, they have been filling up trucks of goods and they have been bringing it to us."

The surgeon didn't say I couldn't boat!

The surgeon didn't say I couldn't boat!

Thursday, 04 April 2013

Keith Winchester recently bought a Sealine S25 called Sailfree. He’s been interested in sailing for fifty years.