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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.


Just Listed, Rare Danish Helmsman 47 Sailboat

Just Listed, Rare Danish Helmsman 47 Sailboat

Friday, 30 November 2012

International Yacht Brokers, Boatshed Newport Broker, is announcing new to the Northeast market this very rare Danish made 47' Helmsman sailboat yacht designed by Helmuth Koehler.

It’s More Than Just 34......

It’s More Than Just 34......

Saturday, 24 November 2012

It’s 34.2! The design of the 2000 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 34.2 makes it function and feel larger than a 34 foot vessel.

Bruce Roberts designed yachts.

Bruce Roberts designed yachts.

Saturday, 24 November 2012

The name Bruce Roberts says something about the design quality and integrity of any yacht. Boatshed Gibraltar has had a number Bruce Roberts designed yachts listed for sale at different times.

Vauxhall Railway Bridge, Gt Yarmouth, Restrictions/Closures

Vauxhall Railway Bridge, Gt Yarmouth, Restrictions/Closures

Friday, 23 November 2012

Change to Notice to Mariners No 15 of 2012 – Vauxhall bridge /closures/restrictions (attached below for information)

New instructions – Ribeye A600 Custom for sale

New instructions – Ribeye A600 Custom for sale

Friday, 23 November 2012

Ribeye Used Approved are delighted to offer for sale a stunning Ribeye A600 Custom. This boat has less than 5 hours running time on the engine and is offered for sale under the unique Ribeye Used Approved Scheme.

Christmas Gifts for Canal Boaters

Christmas Gifts for Canal Boaters

Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Is it that time already? Whether you like narrowboats, wide beams, Dutch barges or any type of liveaboard canal boat there are plenty of Christmas gifts that could help you and your family to enjoy the English canals and rivers.

How to Choose a Marina: Part 2

How to Choose a Marina: Part 2

Monday, 19 November 2012

If you are looking for a boat for sale and are new to boating you may also be looking to find a marina. We have a great article on our blog about how to find a marina but it’s also useful to be aware of the Gold Anchor standards set by The Yacht Harbour Association.

Lowestoft Bascule bridge Closures

Lowestoft Bascule bridge Closures

Saturday, 17 November 2012

NOTICE TO MARINERS LOWESTOFT BASCULE BRIDGE – MARINE CLOSURES NOVEMBER 2012 – PHASE 2 Mariners and Port Users are advised that due to essential maintenance work, Lowestoft Bascule Bridge will be closed to all shipping, between 2000hrs and 0600hrs on the following dates:-

Isle of Wight boat smashes world speed record

Isle of Wight boat smashes world speed record

Friday, 16 November 2012

Boatshed Cowes got this hot off the press from County Press Online.

Fireworks on the Canals

Fireworks on the Canals

Thursday, 15 November 2012

The wonderful thing if you’re looking for your first boat for sale is anticipating the freedom that you will soon enjoy, to arrive at some beautiful location or festive event with your own little floating apartment in-tow.

Plymouth to Nigeria - Mission accomplished!

Plymouth to Nigeria - Mission accomplished!

Wednesday, 14 November 2012

The life of a boat broker can be very varied, sometimes rather stressful and often rewarding. Cue a request for a water transport passenger vessel to be purchased from Plymouth and shipped to Lagos the capital of Nigeria!

Class 40 up for auction

Class 40 up for auction

Wednesday, 14 November 2012

This particular Class 40 has been professionally campaigned and achieved success in a number of races. With her class certificate complete and equipment updated in 2008 (all running rigging replaced!)

Immersion suit SurvivalOne 1000 series TEST REPORT

Immersion suit SurvivalOne 1000 series TEST REPORT

Tuesday, 13 November 2012

A group of 8 girls jumped into a life raft for charity for 24 hours with out getting off. #GirlsAdrift they raised approx £5000 for the Sail 4 Cancer charity.

Groovy I Zip life jackets by Sea Safe

Groovy I Zip life jackets by Sea Safe

Tuesday, 13 November 2012

The #GirlsAdrift team who recently spent 24 hours in a life raft for Sail 4 Cancer charity were sponsored by Sea Safe life jackets, gave these life jackets 10/10 score for design, comfort and fun factor.

A choice of tasty Ribeyes

A choice of tasty Ribeyes

Monday, 12 November 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a selection (or is it a ‘rack of Ribeyes’?) of lightly used ex demonstrator Ribeyes. These boats represent excellent value especially as they are also backed by the Ribeye Approved scheme.

How much Money ?... 24 hours in a Liferaft

How much Money ?... 24 hours in a Liferaft

Sunday, 11 November 2012

The 24 Hours in a liferaft has raised over 10,000 pounds so far !

Best price on the market!

Best price on the market!

Friday, 09 November 2012

This 2000 Tiara 3500 Open is excellent for entertaining, fabulous for fishing and crazy fun for cruising! The outstanding design, luxurious accommodations, low engine hours, show room condition and amazing price make this boat the perfect buy!

New Instructions – Drascombe Longboat  (Cruiser) for sale

New Instructions – Drascombe Longboat (Cruiser) for sale

Thursday, 08 November 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a incredibly well equipped Drascombe Longboat Cruiser. The Cruiser was a ‘week end cruiser’ version of the Longboat with the benefit of a cuddy cabin providing two full length berths. Along with the sprayhood and cockpit enclosure its quite possible to spend extended time cruising. This example has a very complete inventory including a full road trailer, recent covers and upholstery and many, many extras including navigation gear. Appointments to view can be booked in advance 6-days a week directly with Paul Singer your Boatshed Dartmouth broker.

Remember, Remember; Reduced Boats in November!

Remember, Remember; Reduced Boats in November!

Thursday, 08 November 2012

This week we are able to introduce three more boats that have recently had their asking price reduced. If you’re looking for a Westerly, Fletcher or Princess boat for sale in Essex we may have the boat you are looking for. 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.

Liferaft challenge starts TOMORROW

Liferaft challenge starts TOMORROW

Thursday, 08 November 2012

This idea was launched on us with no time to spare. Always up for a challenge I thought it could be great fun to spend 24 hours with a group of girls (who I don't really know very well) and gets me out of the office!