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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.

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....

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....

December Boatbid Auction - Starts on Friday 0900hrs!
December Boatbid Auction - Starts on Friday 0900hrs!
Tuesday, 08 December 2015

The December Boatbid auction starts this Friday at 0900hrs!

December Boatbid Auction - Catalogue PREVIEW
December Boatbid Auction - Catalogue PREVIEW
Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Next months auction commences on Thursday 11th December and runs until Tuesday 15th December. There are a large variety of boats for sale, here are just a selection of the boats featured:

SEA START - Should you join?
SEA START - Should you join?
Friday, 30 October 2015

As a boat owner, I have always taken out insurance to protect myself against the unknown but I have never really considered breakdown protection.

We have a Winner of the Paddle Board!!
We have a Winner of the Paddle Board!!
Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Congratulations go to Richard Slape. We had thousands of entries to the competition. Ian Dawes Yacht Broker from Boatshed Port Solent, Wendy Barker from Boatshed HQ and Chrissie Capel from Boatshed HQ met Richard and his son Peter at Trafalgar W...

Boatbid Auction - Have you entered?
Boatbid Auction - Have you entered?
Friday, 23 October 2015

It's an online auction site for used boats where potential customers can bid to purchase the boat of their dreams. BoatBid.com's process means you can bid with confidence, each boat can be surveyed and sea trialled before you make the final decis...

Island Harbour lift out facilities up to 50 tonnes
Island Harbour lift out facilities up to 50 tonnes
Friday, 16 October 2015

Island Harbour Marina is one of the Solent's best-kept secrets. Situated two miles south of Cowes on the River Medina. Its a peaceful marina with over 200 berths for annual moorings and visiting yachts and great facilities including...

Island Harbour mooring info
Island Harbour mooring info
Friday, 16 October 2015

Island harbour Marina have 222 berths, the maximum draught we can take is 2.5 meters. maximum length 20 meters and maximum beam (due to the lock) is 7.5 meters. Lock keepers are always on hand to help you dock, and offer a friendly, person...

Island Harbour Marina entry
Island Harbour Marina entry
Friday, 16 October 2015

Island Harbour marina on the Isle of Wight is accessed through a lock. For a boat with a six foot draft access is from 3 hours either side of High water. Please do contact the Lock Control Tower when you are entering the Folly Reach just up river ...

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...

Boatshed Newsletter Summer 2015
Boatshed Newsletter Summer 2015
Friday, 05 June 2015

Boatshed Newsletter Summer 2015 - we have news and articles including - WIN a PADDLEBOARD Competition - How does Boatshed sell boats twice as fast? - News from America - The Truth about the used boat market - Life on a cana...

Market Report Summer 2015
Market Report Summer 2015
Thursday, 04 June 2015

Many of the conditions and trends in the international used boat market that I reported upon in November 2014 continue and remain highly relevant to boat sales today. Overall, the market can be summarised as follow:

Notes From the US Pacific Northwest
Notes From the US Pacific Northwest
Thursday, 04 June 2015

News from the US Pacific Northwest – Boatshed Seattle

Insurance Law Update
Insurance Law Update
Thursday, 04 June 2015

The English Court of Appeal has for the first time, recently established an absolute rule that an assured who tells a lie or relies upon false evidence to support an otherwise valid insurance claim, will forfeit the claim entirely. In other words...

Inland Boating & Great Canal Journeys
Inland Boating & Great Canal Journeys
Thursday, 04 June 2015

Back in the glory days, before the last recession, when the world was awash with cash and boat shows were held at Earls Court, I first came across Boatshed holding one of their famous Fizz at Five sessions. Their stand was near my Canal Experience...

How are we doing?
How are we doing?
Thursday, 04 June 2015

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:

Diary of Upcoming Events
Diary of Upcoming Events
Thursday, 04 June 2015

Where to find the Boatshed crew during summer 2015

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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.