RSS Feed

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.


BoatBid auction starts this Friday September 16th 2016.

BoatBid auction starts this Friday September 16th 2016.

Monday, 12 September 2016

With over 50 lots, the September Boatbid boat auction has something for everyone. If you haven't taken a look at the online catalogue, you should do so now.

Plymouth Yacht Share Scheme Opportunity

Plymouth Yacht Share Scheme Opportunity

Friday, 09 September 2016

Owning and maintaining a boat can be costly. One way to reduce this cost is to share the responsibility through joint ownership or a yacht share scheme.

RNLI Plymouth Open Day

RNLI Plymouth Open Day

Friday, 09 September 2016

Plymouth RNLI are holding their annual open day on Sunday 11th September 2016 at the stunning Royal William Yard, Stonehouse, Plymouth.

Win a Red Paddle Co inflatable Paddle board in our fab competition

Win a Red Paddle Co inflatable Paddle board in our fab competition

Tuesday, 06 September 2016

Boatshed have again teamed up with Red Paddle Co to give you the opportunity to win one of their fabulous Inflatable Paddle boards.

Have you seen the Boatshed Video....

Have you seen the Boatshed Video....

Friday, 02 September 2016

Have you had a moment to see the Boatshed video?

15 days to Southampton Boat Show - See you there

15 days to Southampton Boat Show - See you there

Thursday, 01 September 2016

The countdown is on to the 48th Southampton Boat Show which starts at 10am on Friday September 16th. The show is heralded as 'Britain's greatest boating festival'. The show is open daily till Sunday the 26th September.

Boatshed don't just sell used boats

Boatshed don't just sell used boats

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Boatshed are now listing and selling new boats. Character Boats, Helmsman Trawlers and Rib-X can all be viewed through the Boatshed.com website.

Enjoy Fireworks Over Plymouth Sound

Enjoy Fireworks Over Plymouth Sound

Tuesday, 16 August 2016

Once again, the annual British Firework Championships are set to be held in Plymouth, Devon on the 16th & 17th of August 2016. Plymouth, Britain's Ocean City, has become a regular host of the event and where better to witness it than out on the water in your own boat.

Boatshed at the Southampton Boat Show 2016

Boatshed at the Southampton Boat Show 2016

Saturday, 13 August 2016

Come along and chat to the Boatshed team face to face, when we will be returning to the annual Southampton Boat Show at Mayflower Park from September 16-25th.

Welcome Portsmouth Marine Training to the Boatshed Preferred Partners Scheme

Welcome Portsmouth Marine Training to the Boatshed Preferred Partners Scheme

Friday, 12 August 2016

Boatshed are committed to reducing the cost of boat ownership and we are please to announce that Portsmouth Marine Training have joined Boatshed's Preferred Partners Scheme.

Another boat sold by Boatshed - in 16 days!

Another boat sold by Boatshed - in 16 days!

Thursday, 28 July 2016

Within a couple of weeks of being advertised on the Boatshed website, this Targa 33 had an offer accepted by the owner, and the sale completed after a successful survey, another boat SOLD quickly by Boatshed.

Boatshed meets.... Alex Thompson

Boatshed meets.... Alex Thompson

Monday, 25 July 2016

Alex Thomson has just completed the NY Vendee, sailing single handed 3100nm non stop and finishing a very respectable third place. Currently in training for the Vendee Globe this November, he took time out of his busy schedule to chat to Sam from Boatshed Performance and answer a few of her questions.

Pilotfish Project - Plymouth to St Malo via Submarine

Pilotfish Project - Plymouth to St Malo via Submarine

Friday, 22 July 2016

Pilotfish Project – From Plymouth to St Malo via Submarine

What is going to grow the boat market?

What is going to grow the boat market?

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

The boat marketplace and the marine industry have deep concerns about the increasing age and demographics of lots of its customers. The question, whether you talk to marine federations, experts, pundits or generally across all boaters is how are we going to get more people to take up boating?

Welcome to Steve of Boatshed Texas

Welcome to Steve of Boatshed Texas

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

We are delighted to welcome a new member of the Boatshed team - Welcome to Steve Black of Boatshed Texas.

BoatBid Auction - NOW ON

BoatBid Auction - NOW ON

Friday, 15 July 2016

Bidding has just begun for the July 2016 Boatbid!

Sutton Harbour Plymouth Classic Boat Rally 2016

Sutton Harbour Plymouth Classic Boat Rally 2016

Thursday, 14 July 2016

Running for some 28 years now, the Sutton Harbour Plymouth Classic Boat Rally returns this year between 29th July and 1st August 2016.

From the Galley - Competition to win a Thermal Cooker from Mr D's cookware

From the Galley - Competition to win a Thermal Cooker from Mr D's cookware

Thursday, 07 July 2016

We have been fans of Mr D's thermal cooker for as long as we can remember. Simple, easy and perfect when on the water (or when camping!) so we thought we'd offer you a chance to win a brand new 3L Thermal Cooker by simply submitting a recipe for us to try.

4 Surprising Reasons to Get a Compost Toilet on Your Boat

4 Surprising Reasons to Get a Compost Toilet on Your Boat

Wednesday, 06 July 2016

A composting toilet treats human waste using biological processes, changing it into organic compost that can be used as soil fertiliser. It is in fact a complete waste processing system on a small scale. Bacteria and other macro and micro-organisms thrive in the aerobic conditions provided by a composting toilet, getting rid of harmful pathogens, removing the risk to human health and environment and converting the waste nutrients into fertile soil. Waste material is reduced to a small fraction of its original volume.

Boatbid Auction catalogue now live - 60 lots

Boatbid Auction catalogue now live - 60 lots

Wednesday, 06 July 2016

You can now see all 60 lots that are available to bid on in the next Boatbid auction starting July 15th 2016.