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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.

BoatBid Auction - NOW ON
BoatBid Auction - NOW ON
Friday, 15 July 2016

Bidding has just begun for the July 2016 Boatbid!

Boatshed and Brexit Reaction
Boatshed and Brexit Reaction
Friday, 24 June 2016

In the UK, a referendum has resulted in a vote to leave the European Union.

Boatbid auction starts this Friday 15th April at 9am
Boatbid auction starts this Friday 15th April at 9am
Tuesday, 12 April 2016

The next auction commences on Friday 15th April at 9am and runs until Tuesday 19th April at 7pm. There are 55 boats for sale in sail, power, river and inland boats.

Boatbid Auction - APRIL 2016 - Boats Preview
Boatbid Auction - APRIL 2016 - Boats Preview
Monday, 04 April 2016

The next auction takes place between 15th to 19th April 2016, here's a preview of some of the boats entered into the auction:

Under the Bonnet - Are you using all the new features?
Under the Bonnet - Are you using all the new features?
Thursday, 24 March 2016

We want our customers to feel valued, informed and, well…… loved. Instead of us keeping all the useful information about boat sales to ourselves, we have developed some tools to allow our customers to keep themselves informed whilst selling a...

Why list your boat for sale with Boatshed
Why list your boat for sale with Boatshed
Tuesday, 23 February 2016

These days there are lots of ways for an owner to try and sell a boat, from advertising it on Ebay or in a local newspaper, to handing it over exclusively to a professional broker. Nevertheless, at Boatshed we remain firmly of the view that the be...

How to buy a boat with BoatBid.com boat auctions
How to buy a boat with BoatBid.com boat auctions
Friday, 29 January 2016

BoatBid enables the boat buyer to bid with the confidence that any boat can be surveyed and sea trialed before you make the decision to purchase. The transaction is handled by one of Boatshed's brokers.

Boatshed 2016 Broker Awards
Boatshed 2016 Broker Awards
Thursday, 14 January 2016

At the recent 2016 Boatshed Broker Conference held over 2 days, with Boatshed brokers attending from all over the world, a wide variety of workshops and hot topics were discussed. The Boatshed Awards were held on the evening of the first day and ...

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....

56 point boat check
56 point boat check
Thursday, 24 December 2015

At Boatshed we are always thinking of ways to help people sell their boats more efficiently and providing a better service to both seller and purchaser.

Boatshed; it’s a Family Affair…
Boatshed; it’s a Family Affair…
Monday, 21 December 2015

From the start, Boatshed has always been about promoting and harnessing those family values that most boaters share; spending time together afloat with family and friends; owning a beloved boat that becomes part of the family; weekends spent at an...

Fancy a dip this Christmas?
Fancy a dip this Christmas?
Friday, 18 December 2015

If you fancy a dip in the sea at Christmas, you are either brave/daft or raising money for charity – after all who would want to leave the comfort of their over warm homes to jump into icy waters if it wasn’t for charity!?

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.

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...

Do people say nice things about yacht brokers?
Do people say nice things about yacht brokers?
Monday, 12 October 2015

This month we have been looking at ideas that surround review sites and generally getting reviews for our Boatshed businesses. If you consider the success of Trip Advisor for the hotel industry, why not extent this customer focussed review princi...

Talk Like a Pirate Day
Talk Like a Pirate Day
Saturday, 19 September 2015

Avast me hearties! Didn't mean to hornswaggle ye ......but......It's International Talk Like A Pirate Day celebratin' public pirattitude around the world. Come and talk like a pirate on the Boatshed.com stand BO53 at the Southampton boat show.

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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...

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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.