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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.

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 item...

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.

New Instructions – Shakespeare 620 Sport RIB  for sale
New Instructions – Shakespeare 620 Sport RIB for sale
Saturday, 30 March 2013

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a stunning Shakespeare 620 Sport. Finished in dark blue hypalon tubes, white and piped blue upholstery and equipped with a 150hp outboard this RIB is both attractive and fast! She has been dry sto...

New Instructions – Fairline Corniche 31 (tri cabin) for sale
New Instructions – Fairline Corniche 31 (tri cabin) for sale
Friday, 29 March 2013

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a Fairline Corniche 31. This Corniche has been well cared for and comes with a complete service record. The engines (Volvo KAD43) were installed in just 2003. The three cabin layout is the most us...

New Instructions – Beneteau Oceanis 311 Clipper for sale
New Instructions – Beneteau Oceanis 311 Clipper for sale
Thursday, 28 March 2013

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a lovingly maintained Beneteau Oceanis 311 Clipper. This one owner from new 311 has the benefit of the lifting keel reducing her draft to just over 2’ with the keel up but over 7’ when lowered...

What is an Easter egg?
What is an Easter egg?
Thursday, 28 March 2013

An Easter egg is a secret message or hidden feature in a film, book or in computer software. The idea is that once you know there is one to be found, you may hunt for it the way you would look for eggs in an Easter egg hunt.

New Instructions – Marine Trader Europa 40 for sale
New Instructions – Marine Trader Europa 40 for sale
Thursday, 21 March 2013

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a Marine Trader Europa 40. Imported into the UK by the current owner (VAT was paid on import) this trawler yacht offers plenty of living space, a large fly bridge and recently refurbished and inst...

New Instructions – Hardy Family Pilot 20 for sale
New Instructions – Hardy Family Pilot 20 for sale
Thursday, 21 March 2013

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a Hardy Family Pilot 20. These are really great boats for fishing, weekending or just enjoying a day out. This example is well presented, clean and tidy and equipped with nice Honda outboard and r...

A day in the life of yacht broker Steve
A day in the life of yacht broker Steve
Monday, 18 March 2013

Steve Booth is a broker at Boatshed Essex. He has always liked water based sports including sailing and canoeing. He started off dinghy sailing, and his first ‘proper’ boat was a Hurley 22. Steve’s been a Boatshed broker for six years and lo...

Spring Bargains Blossom in Essex
Spring Bargains Blossom in Essex
Thursday, 14 March 2013

Between flurries of snow and cheeky bouts of sunshine I’m trying to persuade myself that the boating season has started. If you’re feeling it too, if you’re dreaming about sunny days out on the sparkling water, then check out our latest boat...

Book Corner: For Better For Worse on a Boat
Book Corner: For Better For Worse on a Boat
Monday, 11 March 2013

If you have a long lazy weekend on the boat coming up, or simply feel like a nautical read, you could pick up For Better, For Worse, For Richer, For Poorer by Damian and Siobhan Horner. This husband and wife team have written a travelogue and memo...

RYA Push the boat out 2013
RYA Push the boat out 2013
Friday, 08 March 2013

Last weekend Paralympic gold medallist Helena Lucas officially launched RYA Push the Boat Out 2013 at the RYA Dinghy Show.

wight crew rowing the channel
wight crew rowing the channel
Thursday, 07 March 2013

Boatshed Cowes wish the wight crew a safe crossing on june the 22nd why not give them your support.

Something for the boating season
Something for the boating season
Thursday, 28 February 2013

Tomorrow is the beginning of March and the sailing and boating season is marching towards us.

3 things to ask when you view a boat
3 things to ask when you view a boat
Wednesday, 27 February 2013

If you have arranged your finances and have a good idea of the size and style of boat you are looking for the next step is to begin viewing boats. Because we have so many photographs (and some videos) online here at Boatshed Grand Union, you shoul...

New Boatshed brokerage office opens in Cyprus
New Boatshed brokerage office opens in Cyprus
Thursday, 21 February 2013

Last week we registered our 500,000th customer, and the growth of our international group continues with a new office opening in Cyprus this month.

Meet Jan: She loves boats!
Meet Jan: She loves boats!
Wednesday, 20 February 2013

We are happy to welcome a new member to the Boatshed team this year. Jan Knox has been helping us out at Boatshed Grand Union and has just taken over the Boatshed London brokerage.

2013 March boat auction Catalogue now live
2013 March boat auction Catalogue now live
Wednesday, 20 February 2013

The March boat auction which takes place from Friday 22 to Tuesday 26 of March, 2013. Over 40 boats are in the auction.

Boatshed registers 500,000th customer!
Boatshed registers 500,000th customer!
Monday, 18 February 2013

We have just registered our 500,000th customer on Boatshed.com! Boatshed founders Neil and Mandy Chapman met customer Christoph Liedtke in London last week to present him with a bottle of champagne at St Katherine Docks.

Lonely Hearts WLTM Skipper
Lonely Hearts WLTM Skipper
Thursday, 14 February 2013

This Valentine’s day Boatshed Essex is offering some match-making suggestions for those still seeking The One.

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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.