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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.

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 b...

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!

Marine Industry ladies spend 24 hours in a liferaft
Marine Industry ladies spend 24 hours in a liferaft
Wednesday, 07 November 2012

Marine Industry ladies spend 24 hours in a liferaft

Boatshed Cowes & the Classic boat museum
Boatshed Cowes & the Classic boat museum
Wednesday, 07 November 2012

We at Boatshed Cowes.com are pleased to announce our support for the classic boat museum at East Cowes & thank them for their hospitality on their opening day.

New Instructions – Halmatic 30 for sale
New Instructions – Halmatic 30 for sale
Tuesday, 06 November 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a Halmatic 30. First launched in 1979 the Halmatic 30 shares the same timeless seagoing qualities of the Nicholson 31. She is a heavy displacement cruiser with a high ballast ratio. In total over ...

Ode to Girls Adrift!
Ode to Girls Adrift!
Monday, 05 November 2012

A Real Gem...With A Ketch!
A Real Gem...With A Ketch!
Friday, 26 October 2012

At Waterline Boats / Boatshed Seattle we watch internet traffic as a key indicator, and have highly sophisticated tools to assess traffic. One of our most frequently viewed vessels is this lovely 46 foot wooden ketch built in 1986 in Oswego, Orego...

Can you imagine what its like to have to abandon ship?
Can you imagine what its like to have to abandon ship?
Friday, 26 October 2012

Should a vessel sink or catch fire you could face the reality of having to get into a life-raft. Liferafts are often the last resort for survival in such circumstances. Liferafts are small, cramped and conditions inside are cold, wet and uncomfort...

Castle Marinas are now welcoming Liveaboards
Castle Marinas are now welcoming Liveaboards
Friday, 26 October 2012


An Englishman’s home is his… castle?

Scary Price Drops for Halloween!
Scary Price Drops for Halloween!
Thursday, 25 October 2012

This week we are featuring three boats for sale that have been dropped down in price. For each of these featured boats we have a full slideshow of images so you don’t need to rely on a spooky sixth sense to work out if this is the boat for you, ...

Haunted by Narrowboat Dreams
Haunted by Narrowboat Dreams
Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Are you haunted by dreams of owning your own narrowboat, wide-beam or barge? If our website of boats for sale doesn’t leave you spell-bound this Halloween try some of these events around the country to get you in the spirit next week (- the spir...

Just Listed 2004 Catalina 42 Mk II
Just Listed 2004 Catalina 42 Mk II
Tuesday, 23 October 2012

International Yacht Brokers, Boatshed Newport presenting this beautiful 42 foot 2004 Catalina MK II sail boat. She still has that new boat smell due to minimal use combined with extreme care by her one and only owner. She is the only one of her ki...

About Us: Meet the Team
About Us: Meet the Team
Friday, 19 October 2012

Bavaria, Jeanneau, Sealine or Bayliner for sale, we love all kinds of boats here at Boatshed; but who are we? Here’s a brief introduction to some of the people behind Boatshed Essex.

Motor Cruisers – Combine your weekend accommodation and boating habit.
Motor Cruisers – Combine your weekend accommodation and boating habit.
Thursday, 18 October 2012

The nights are drawing in and most of the caravan parks in North Wales will soon be bringing up the drawbridge and closing for another season....but there’s no reason why you can’t still come to the beautiful Llyn Peninsula and enjoy the freed...

A very comfortable live-aboard.
A very comfortable live-aboard.
Wednesday, 17 October 2012

If you are in the market for a very comfortable live-aboard vessel which has berths for eight people, two saloons, a spacious galley, two shower rooms, large deck space and a powerful Gardner engine to take you cruising then this has to be conside...

Memories of Tooley’s Boatyard
Memories of Tooley’s Boatyard
Wednesday, 17 October 2012

If you’re on budget you may well be looking for a project boat for sale, however, some people deliberately choose to take on a boat or narrowboat that needs some care and attention, because of their enthusiasm for waterways history and heritage...

1999 Sea Ray 400 Sedan Bridge
1999 Sea Ray 400 Sedan Bridge
Tuesday, 16 October 2012

International Yacht Broker, Boatshed Newport to tell you all about this 1999 Sea Ray 400 Sedan Bridge Flybridge just offered on the market with value. She is loaded with all the navigational aids you could possibly wish for including an updated GP...

Compelling Reasons to Register a Yacht in Gibraltar
Compelling Reasons to Register a Yacht in Gibraltar
Tuesday, 16 October 2012

In the last six months, further compelling reasons have emerged to make the Gibraltar Red Ensign the flag of choice. However, these changes aside, Gibraltar already has a host of advantages for registering a yacht in this unique southern European...

Grand Soleil 46.3 - update
Grand Soleil 46.3 - update
Tuesday, 16 October 2012

She is a Grand Soleil 46.3, yacht built in 2003 by a reputable Italian yard, Cantiere Del Pardo. She is a modern performance cruiser built to the highest European standards (EEC category A) as a safe and quick passage maker that can satisfy the re...

New Instructions – Sadler 32 for sale
New Instructions – Sadler 32 for sale
Monday, 15 October 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a Sadler 32. The Sadler 32 evolved from the hugely successful Contessa 32, also designed by David Sadler. The Contessa 32 was a real classic of its time, with elegant lines, low profile and superb...

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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.