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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.


A sparkling time had by all at Southampton Boat Show

A sparkling time had by all at Southampton Boat Show

Monday, 26 September 2016

After handing out 7400 glasses of Fizz@Five over the past 10 days, Team Boatshed have enjoyed meeting and chatting to thousands of visitors who attended the 2016 Southampton Boat Show.

The first weekend of Southampton Boat Show 2016

The first weekend of Southampton Boat Show 2016

Sunday, 18 September 2016

It's the end of the first weekend of the Southampton Boat Show and so far so good!

BoatBid auction NOW OPEN!

BoatBid auction NOW OPEN!

Friday, 16 September 2016

Bidding has just begun for the September 2016 European Boatbid.

400 Miles on the Emergency Tiller.

400 Miles on the Emergency Tiller.

Thursday, 15 September 2016

A trip to the Azores 1000nM away from Gibraltar has been on my bucket list for the last three years. Every yachtsman who has ever been there tell me of the natural beauty of the islands and the friendliness of the islanders so on the 1st Aug Citadel with a crew of five (including my brave daughter Kim) slipped out of her berth at Queensway Quay Marina and headed west out of the Straits into a freshening SW breeze. With short tacks off the northern side of the Straits to keep clear of the Traffic Separation Zone we were soon heading out past Barbate and a first comfortable night at sea. The following afternoon we picked up the NE trade winds and headed out towards and beyond Cape St. VIncent. This was to be the worst night of all the 15 nights that in total we spent at sea. The wind increased to 25 and sometimes 30 knots and the seas were very confused with waves of up to 4/5 metres in height. We were getting wet and the boat was slamming with such force into the seas that at times I feared she would come apart. The following day conditions improved and we were once again moving in reducing wind and seas. A late breakfast with bacon butties banished that green feeling and no one was ever sick again all the way to Ponta Delgada.

See you from Friday at Southampton Boat Show 2016

See you from Friday at Southampton Boat Show 2016

Wednesday, 14 September 2016

At Boatshed we are all getting excited to meet you at Southampton Boat Show from this Friday 16th until Sunday 26th September 2016.

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 Program Opportunity

Plymouth Yacht Share Program 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 Program.

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 Program

Welcome Portsmouth Marine Training to the Boatshed Preferred Partners Program

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 Program.

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.