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.
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On the island of Carriacou in the West Indies, the last wooden sailboat builder dreams of saving a great tradition passed down the generations from Scottish settlers that sailed there centuries ago. The film follows Alwyn's journey over three years, from hauling trees with his sons, to a final traditional launching ceremony. Stories of the old Caribbean - trading by sail and smuggling contraband interweave a tribute to the independent spirit of a small island community.
Entries Close 29th October.
Boatshed are launching a beta version of the Boatshed Archive, essentially a back catalogue of the 24,000+ boats we’ve been involved in selling. This is a great resource for people looking for boats, with each boat containing up to 100 photos, full boat spec and videos. This useful resource is like a boat bible for us all to use.
November 2017 sees the Boatshed technology team travel to Lisbon for 5 days at Web Summit Exhibition. Boatshed have been invited to feature their leading boat sales technology platform alongside the likes of Facebook Uber and Amazon. Chosen out of thousands of companies and after a difficult selection process, Boatshed has been chosen because of its international growth, innovative business model and widespread use of technology to sell boats.
Jeanne Socrates - Injured in fall
Boatshed is attending Grand Pavois boat show in La Rochelle, France - a 6 day event running from the 27th September to 2nd October 2017. It is the most important event of its type in France and will showcase a huge range of equipment and services ranging from water sports through surfing and water-skiing, to charter, motorboats, and yachts.
It's the final weekend of the Southampton Boatshow....
Fairline Yachts has announced plans for a new 33ft express cruiser.
This new model will be the first from Fairline’s new project ‘F-Line’ series and will launch in early 2019.
Boatshed offices in the Caribbean are currently experiencing very difficult circumstances. Our thoughts are with the families and members of the boatshed team caught up in the very challenging circumstances.
Young powerboaters from across the UK will be hitting the water on 17 September at the Yachtmarket.com Southampton Boat Show, putting their skill, control and speed to the test in the hope of clinching the prestigious title of 2017 Honda RYA Youth RIB National Champion.
The Honda RYA Youth RIB Championship is Britain’s leading programme introducing kids to powerboats and training them to be safe, proficient drivers and excellent boat handlers. Throughout the summer the competition has seen some very close finishes at the area finals and this year’s final promises to be a real nail biter!
Red Paddle Co – the worlds leading inflatable SUP manufacturer have teamed up with Boatshed.com – International Yacht Brokers to offer you the chance to WIN an inflatable Paddleboard (SUP). Click here to Win a Paddleboard
Gipsy Moth IV is to return to Buckler’s Hard for the 50th anniversary of Sir Francis Chichester returning home to the Beaulieu River after his epic voyage to become the first person to single-handedly circumnavigate the globe.
To mark the anniversary, visitors to Buckler’s Hard will be able to climb on board the famous yacht on Sunday September 17th for a tour to learn more about her record-breaking history.
After a long wait, HMS Queen Elizabeth finally arrived in Portsmouth Harbour this morning at 0710hrs. She was greeted with a flotilla of boats and thousands of people lined the shores to catch a glimpse of the biggest warship ever built for the Royal Navy.
September Boatbid Catalogue