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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.

Sailing in the Caribbean – We scrawled on the wall!
Sailing in the Caribbean – We scrawled on the wall!
Tuesday, 08 March 2016

Spotlight – The British Virgin Islands: Sailing conditions - Average wind speeds 15-25 knots, tidal range 12-18 inches, temperature always in the 80's - hot hot hot!!

Tropical islands and Caribbean sailing
Tropical islands and Caribbean sailing
Wednesday, 02 March 2016

Wow, what an amazing few days sailing in the BVI's sailing onboard this Fountaine Pajot Saba 50. The BVI's are amazing to sail around, lots of islands within easy reach, great temperature, you don't need huge change of clothes as its warm enough t...

Why list your boat for sale with Boatshed
Why list your boat for sale with Boatshed
Tuesday, 23 February 2016

These days there are lots of ways for an owner to try and sell a boat, from advertising it on Ebay or in a local newspaper, to handing it over exclusively to a professional broker. Nevertheless, at Boatshed we remain firmly of the view that the be...

Southampton 2015 Boat Show Report
Southampton 2015 Boat Show Report
Monday, 01 February 2016

The 2015 Southampton Boat Show was once again a fantastic event, with over 110,000 visitors during the 10 days, 330 boats on the water and an array of exhibitors, there was literally something for everybody!

Boatshed 2016 Conference Report
Boatshed 2016 Conference Report
Thursday, 14 January 2016

This week saw the Boatshed 2016 2 day Conference held in Gosport at Hardy’s at Haslar Marina. There was representation from approximately 40 Boatshed locations, including the UK and Europe, along with a number of members of the Boatshed HQ team....

From the Galley - END OF VEG SOUP!
From the Galley - END OF VEG SOUP!
Tuesday, 05 January 2016

If you have a few bits of tatty old veg in your locker or your fridge after Christmas - as long as they are still edible, why not make a soup. Using a pressure cooker its dead easy to make a tasty soup for all your crew. Its a fiery soup with ...

Capibara is once again afloat in Florida for Christmas
Capibara is once again afloat in Florida for Christmas
Wednesday, 30 December 2015

After spending six months in Denmark, we’re now once again back on the boat and ready to engage in new cruising adventures! In late November, we returned to the boat, which had been on the hard in Indiantown near Lake Okeechobee in southern Flor...

Avoiding pitfalls when buying and selling a used boat
Avoiding pitfalls when buying and selling a used boat
Tuesday, 29 December 2015

Buying and selling a boat can be quite a daunting process, not to mention emotional, especially if you are selling something that has given you a tremendous amount of fun, challenges and happiness over the years and has become close to your heart....

56 point boat check
56 point boat check
Thursday, 24 December 2015

At Boatshed we are always thinking of ways to help people sell their boats more efficiently and providing a better service to both seller and purchaser.

Boatshed; it’s a Family Affair…
Boatshed; it’s a Family Affair…
Monday, 21 December 2015

From the start, Boatshed has always been about promoting and harnessing those family values that most boaters share; spending time together afloat with family and friends; owning a beloved boat that becomes part of the family; weekends spent at an...

Fancy a dip this Christmas?
Fancy a dip this Christmas?
Friday, 18 December 2015

If you fancy a dip in the sea at Christmas, you are either brave/daft or raising money for charity – after all who would want to leave the comfort of their over warm homes to jump into icy waters if it wasn’t for charity!?

Buy Boats with Bitcoin at Boatshed
Buy Boats with Bitcoin at Boatshed
Thursday, 17 December 2015

With the increased popularity of Bitcoin and Barclays Bank now set to start accepting the "virtual" currency. Boatshed wanted to get ahead of the curve and offer "Bitcoin" as a currency choice when buying a boat. This is a first for the marine ind...

GADGET TEST - Mr D's Thermal Cooker - a very handy Christmas present
GADGET TEST - Mr D's Thermal Cooker - a very handy Christmas present
Monday, 14 December 2015

What is it - It is a cooker based on the hay box principle. Once the ingredients have been brought to the boil on your stove, you place the cooking pans into the outer casing, shut the lid and it carries on cooking - WITH NO POWER SOURCE, ...

Dinghy Dilema - Choosing your next Inflatable dinghy
Dinghy Dilema - Choosing your next Inflatable dinghy
Saturday, 10 October 2015

What ever your next dinghy is, its always a compromise, but getting the balance right for practicality, cost and usability is really important. We look at various types of used dinghies.

SOLD: 2002 Grand Banks 52 - full asking price
SOLD: 2002 Grand Banks 52 - full asking price
Friday, 09 October 2015

We love at Boatshed.com helping Owners sell their boats and matching potential buyers to boats that suit and match their dreams. One of our latest sales was this 2002 Grand Banks 52 Europa, Lying in Italy, which sold for full asking price.

Visit Boatshed at the Southampton Boat show 2015
Visit Boatshed at the Southampton Boat show 2015
Sunday, 13 September 2015

Europe’s largest festival of boating sails into Southampton and Boatshed.com are on their regular stand BO53 enjoying the fun. The Southampton Boat Show is now Europe’s largest outdoor festival of boating with over 2km of pontoons . Now in its...

Look Insurance and Boatshed join forces to announce new partnership program
Look Insurance and Boatshed join forces to announce new partnership program
Wednesday, 09 September 2015

Look insurance Services today announce it has entered into a strategic partnership with Boatshed. The partnership program will see Look insurance Services providing yacht insurance quotations for Boatshed UK clients and allows a special discount f...

BOATSHED OFFER: 10% discount, LOOK Boat Insurance
BOATSHED OFFER: 10% discount, LOOK Boat Insurance
Tuesday, 08 September 2015

We are delighted to announce that Look Insurance Services has joined Boatshed's Preferred Partners scheme, offering marine and boating insurance to UK based and registered pleasure boats. As one of the leading marine insurers,Look is ideally plac...

Alderney Week Update
Alderney Week Update
Thursday, 06 August 2015

Lots of visiting boats are packed into the harbour to attend this years busy event.
The Boatshed ketch and crew are in attendance this year, even Poppet and Gimble got involved with the Dog-agility.
Many of the family favourites – su...

Boatshed Business Opportunities in 2015
Boatshed Business Opportunities in 2015
Wednesday, 22 July 2015

The Boatshed Business Development Team have had a busy first half of the year with new business owner brokers joining the group in Sud Med, Riviera, Penang, Lancashire, Isle of Wight, Brighton, Plymouth and North Wales and it doesn't stop there! ...

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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.