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.
One of the largest remaining wooden ships in commission, Kaskelot, has called into port at Plymouth this Easter weekend.
The RNLI's 100m slipway waterslide is coming to Plymouth on Saturday 28th March 2015!
We had a very special royal visit to Plymouth yesterday. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II travelled to Plymouth's Naval base at Devonport dockyard, just a stone's throw away from the Boatshed Plymouth office.
With the British pound is on a seven year high against the Euro which could remain for the next few months and is excellent news for boat buyers. As the Euro continues to slide British pound, if you are thinking of buying a boat in the Euro zone can take advantage of this shift, with Portugal and Spain offering some of the lowest travel and accommodation costs in the EU, making it very attractive to look for boats on these shores. With Boatshed offices covering France, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, Croatia and Gibraltar its worth comparing the currency rates to get the best deal for your money and to get your perfect boat.
There are some really great boats in Aprils auction with super keen reserves, so remember its free to bid and you'll be notified (choose to be notified by email or text) as soon as the reserve is reached.
The Boatshed Plymouth area covers the River Yealm in the east to the Tamar River Estuary in the west including Torpoint, Saltash, up to Bere Alston and Calstock.
Greetings from Gus! We would like to thank Stephen & Gill for their warm welcome to Boatshed Plymouth. Stephen has stayed on for a short time to help hand over the reigns. This has been an enormous help, especially as we had to hit the ground running last Monday morning. We are certain that Stephen & Gill will be missed very much and we wish them all the very best for the future.
Welcome to Boatsheds February Bulletin, our round-up of Boatshed activity over the last month.
Just 24 hours left to make a bid, the auction finishes tomorrow Tuesday 13th Jan at 19.00 GMT.
Welcome to Boatsheds Newsletter, in it we round-up what Boatshed has been up to in the boat sales market and report on major events and trends in the sector. We are also introducing new and exciting Boatshed products and initiatives to support our customers, and give advance notice of future Boatshed events. With inciteful contributions from customers, brokers in the field and industry experts, its designed to bring together information that we think our customers - sellers and buyers - will find useful and interesting.
Very rarely does a boat become available that has had very little use since new. This beautiful Plymouth Pilot 18 was commissioned by the vendor and only launched from the factory in 2010.
Boatshed have teamed up with professional drone photographers AltiVision to offer a completely new perspective on boats for sale. Launching the products at the PSP Southampton Boat Show, Neil Chapman commented “We have previously done some aerial photography of boats but helicopters and light aircraft make the costs prohibitive. By utilising drones, we hope we are able to bring this service to many people selling their boats with Boatshed”.
On 12-16th September we have over 30 power boats up for auction. A wide variety of boats including some bargains amongst the boat auction catalogue, try a bid and see how soon you meet the reserve!
Check out these Westerly boats being auctioned 12-16th September. You can bid with confidence that each boat can be surveyed and sea trialled before you make the finally decision to purchase.
Events, Boat Shows and Regattas in which Boatshed plan to participate, or which are of interest to our customers, during 2015.
This end-of-year review focuses on the VAT 'hot topics' of 2014 and offers a few ideas for boat buyers and sellers to consider for the next year.
At Boatshed we encourage feedback from our customers, as a way of monitoring and improving the services we offer. Here are some recent comments we have received:
On Thursday the entire Solitaire du Figaro fleet arrived in Plymouth for a three day lay-over at Sutton Harbour Marina.
Calling all boat sellers - we have buyers waiting. The team at Boatshed Plymouth is having another great year selling boats and are keen to assist other sellers find new owners for their boats in 2014. We have buyers ready and keen to buy. We have already sold many boats this year and are looking for more boats to bring to the market. Spring has sprung and now is the time to speak to us about brokerage.
Sam is a young British sailor from the South West pushing to make it into the world of short-handed offshore racing.