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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.

Marking a momentous 20 years for Boatshed.com
Marking a momentous 20 years for Boatshed.com
Friday, 01 November 2019

A cruel twist of fate and a passion for boats are now ingrained in Boatshed’s 20-year history through a chain of events that was to revolutionize the yacht brokerage industry.

The Mayday Call that saved our lives – and started a business…
The Mayday Call that saved our lives – and started a business…
Thursday, 12 September 2019

In celebrating the 20th anniversary of Boatshed.com we take a glimpse into how the business began. But how could co-founders Mandy and Neil Chapman ever have imagined that their dramatic air-sea rescue in a Force 10 storm would become such...

IC37 One Design proves itself as an IRC contender
IC37 One Design proves itself as an IRC contender
Thursday, 15 August 2019

Image: John Green

Introducing great new offers from Musto and Helly Hansen exclusively for RYA members
Introducing great new offers from Musto and Helly Hansen exclusively for RYA members
Wednesday, 14 August 2019

The RYA is welcoming back Musto as a Member Reward Partner, as well as introducing new partner, Helly Hansen, both offering exclusive discounts to RYA members.

Both Musto and Helly Hansen will be offering 20 per cent off the retail price for all...

UKSA’s new Maritime Foundation course
UKSA’s new Maritime Foundation course
Wednesday, 17 July 2019

UKSA, the national youth maritime training charity based in Cowes, is launching a brand-new fully-funded foundation course for young people aged 16, who have just finished their GCSEs and are looking to start a career in the...

Who says you can’t enjoy sailing?
Who says you can’t enjoy sailing?
Tuesday, 16 July 2019

The RYA is welcoming the launch of a national disability inclusion campaign and highlighting the benefits of sailing for all participants.

The Activity Alliance’s Who Says? campaign is calling time on negative perceptions about disability,...

New Listing
New Listing
Friday, 03 May 2019

Just listed by our, Langkawi office, this Gibsea 43, original a lightly used charter boat, that we have known her from new, she has been privately owned for many years now. Versatile light and airy accommodation with berths for up to 8. Big cockpi...

SMALLEST MOB BEACON
SMALLEST MOB BEACON
Friday, 15 February 2019

While in many areas we are going big, in others small is better. Digital Yacht has teamed up with SIMY to create what they say is the world’s smallest AIS MOB Beacon. The AIS MOB100 Beacon incorporates a 72 channel GPS and AIS SART transmitt...

Mercury Marine launches the all-new 400hp Verado outboard engine
Mercury Marine launches the all-new 400hp Verado outboard engine
Friday, 15 February 2019

Mercury Marine has announced the launch of the 400hp Verado outboard engine, the company’s highest horsepower Verado branded outboard engine in its portfolio.

“The acceptance of the 350hp Verado in the marketplace has been incredible...

Netherlands challenges for 36th America’s Cup
Netherlands challenges for 36th America’s Cup
Thursday, 03 January 2019

Image: Hamish Hooper

First fully up-cycled mooring rope launches
First fully up-cycled mooring rope launches
Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Marlow Ropes has launched the first premium sustainable mooring rope made using 100 per cent recycled plastic.

The Blue Ocean Dockline is the first ‘technically better’ premium dockline rope manufactured using yarn wholly made from p...

Golden Globe Race Update
Golden Globe Race Update
Monday, 12 November 2018

And this week sees Susie heading past New Zealand in an incredible 4th place - made even more interesting, by Jean-Luc Van Den Heede, in 1st place, receiving an 18 hour time penalty for improper use of his sat phone!

The lifeboat heroes of World War one who saved over 200 lives
The lifeboat heroes of World War one who saved over 200 lives
Sunday, 11 November 2018

LEFT: Henry Blogg, Cromer Lifeboat Coxswain. Image: RNLI
RIGHT: Local gallantry awardees from Whitby involved in the Rohilla rescue. Back row l-r: George Peart (Silver Medal), Thomas M Kelly (Upgang Second Coxswain, Than...

Bavaria Yachts is relying on 100 percent “Made in Giebelstadt”
Bavaria Yachts is relying on 100 percent “Made in Giebelstadt”
Thursday, 18 October 2018

Pressing the restart button at Bavaria Yachts and activating the demoulding of the first hull in the production line: Dr. Tobias Brinkmann, Dr. Ralph Kudla, Kai Brandes, Erik Appel and Christian Hartmann (from left). Image:...

Earn 40% of our commission, join us with Boatshed Modular
Earn 40% of our commission, join us with Boatshed Modular
Monday, 15 October 2018

Boatshed, the world’s largest yacht brokerage, announces a new program — Modular Brokerage. This innovation creates a unique opportunity for those already in the marine industry and entrepreneurs to take on a share of brokerage commission on ...

Boatshed Texas Partner
Boatshed Texas Partner
Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Steve Black Boatshed Texas: “My 16’ Old Town Canoe with a Lean Green Lehr
propane gas outboard motor, perfect for Boatshed Texas media crew to go shoot photos & video of prospective listings (my favourite part of the business ;...

Helping with the cost of boat ownership
Helping with the cost of boat ownership
Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Another thing we are committed to at Boatshed is reducing the costs of boat ownership for our customers. Boat buyers will, typically, spend about 20% of the price of a boat on necessary equipment, products and services within the first 12 months ...

LIVE ON A BOAT?
LIVE ON A BOAT?
Thursday, 08 March 2018

Boatshed have already sold hundreds of house boats in the UK and France. This month the Boatshed Data-Feed technology has been plugged into Rightmove.co.uk so we can find folks looking for a boat as an alternative to a house.

Boatshed’s Specialist Websites
Boatshed’s Specialist Websites
Tuesday, 06 March 2018

As one of the largest international yacht brokers in the world, Boatshed is well known for selling just about any and all types of boats: sail or motor; compact or super-sized; budget or expensive; inland or ocean going, since 2001 we have dea...

Golden Globe Race
Golden Globe Race
Friday, 16 February 2018

9 Months Alone At Sea, 30,000 Miles Non-Stop, No Modern Technology, Southern Ocean!

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