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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.

Best price on the market!
Best price on the market!
Friday, 09 November 2012

This 2000 Tiara 3500 Open is excellent for entertaining, fabulous for fishing and crazy fun for cruising!
The outstanding design, luxurious accommodations, low engine hours, show room condition and amazing price make this boat the perfect buy!...

New Instructions – Drascombe Longboat  (Cruiser) for sale
New Instructions – Drascombe Longboat (Cruiser) for sale
Thursday, 08 November 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a incredibly well equipped Drascombe Longboat Cruiser. The Cruiser was a ‘week end cruiser’ version of the Longboat with the benefit of a cuddy cabin providing two full length berths. Along wi...

Remember, Remember; Reduced Boats in November!
Remember, Remember; Reduced Boats in November!
Thursday, 08 November 2012

This week we are able to introduce three more boats that have recently had their asking price reduced. If you’re looking for a Westerly, Fletcher or Princess boat for sale in Essex we may have the boat you are looking for. As with all Boatshed b...

Liferaft challenge starts TOMORROW
Liferaft challenge starts TOMORROW
Thursday, 08 November 2012

This idea was launched on us with no time to spare. Always up for a challenge I thought it could be great fun to spend 24 hours with a group of girls (who I don't really know very well) and gets me out of the office!

Girls Adrift - 48 hours to go before liferaft challenge
Girls Adrift - 48 hours to go before liferaft challenge
Wednesday, 07 November 2012

Just 48 hours until 8 girls step into a liferaft for 24 hours, all for Sail4Cancer Charity. They have already collected over two and a half thousand pounds for the charity and are looking to collect a few more pennies on the day.

Marine Industry ladies spend 24 hours in a liferaft
Marine Industry ladies spend 24 hours in a liferaft
Wednesday, 07 November 2012

Marine Industry ladies spend 24 hours in a liferaft

Boatshed Cowes & the Classic boat museum
Boatshed Cowes & the Classic boat museum
Wednesday, 07 November 2012

We at Boatshed Cowes.com are pleased to announce our support for the classic boat museum at East Cowes & thank them for their hospitality on their opening day.

Remembrance Day on the Cut
Remembrance Day on the Cut
Wednesday, 07 November 2012

One of my favourite books is Ramlin Rose, the Boatwoman’s Story, by Sheila Stewart. In the early 1990’s the author interviewed whatever boatwomen she could find in the Banbury area; women who were born and bred on horse-drawn boats. She then c...

New Instructions – Halmatic 30 for sale
New Instructions – Halmatic 30 for sale
Tuesday, 06 November 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a Halmatic 30. First launched in 1979 the Halmatic 30 shares the same timeless seagoing qualities of the Nicholson 31. She is a heavy displacement cruiser with a high ballast ratio. In total over ...

Ode to Girls Adrift!
Ode to Girls Adrift!
Monday, 05 November 2012

What is it like inside a liferaft for 24 hours?
What is it like inside a liferaft for 24 hours?
Tuesday, 30 October 2012

Talk about doing crazy things, I'm going to be living in a liferaft in winter with 7 other ladies for 24 hours!
You will be able to Watch our fly on the wall hourly updates on what its really like to live inside a liferaft...Hourly updates wil...

A Real Gem...With A Ketch!
A Real Gem...With A Ketch!
Friday, 26 October 2012

At Waterline Boats / Boatshed Seattle we watch internet traffic as a key indicator, and have highly sophisticated tools to assess traffic. One of our most frequently viewed vessels is this lovely 46 foot wooden ketch built in 1986 in Oswego, Orego...

Can you imagine what its like to have to abandon ship?
Can you imagine what its like to have to abandon ship?
Friday, 26 October 2012

Should a vessel sink or catch fire you could face the reality of having to get into a life-raft. Liferafts are often the last resort for survival in such circumstances. Liferafts are small, cramped and conditions inside are cold, wet and uncomfort...

Castle Marinas are now welcoming Liveaboards
Castle Marinas are now welcoming Liveaboards
Friday, 26 October 2012


An Englishman’s home is his… castle?

Scary Price Drops for Halloween!
Scary Price Drops for Halloween!
Thursday, 25 October 2012

This week we are featuring three boats for sale that have been dropped down in price. For each of these featured boats we have a full slideshow of images so you don’t need to rely on a spooky sixth sense to work out if this is the boat for you, ...

Haunted by Narrowboat Dreams
Haunted by Narrowboat Dreams
Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Are you haunted by dreams of owning your own narrowboat, wide-beam or barge? If our website of boats for sale doesn’t leave you spell-bound this Halloween try some of these events around the country to get you in the spirit next week (- the spir...

Just Listed 2004 Catalina 42 Mk II
Just Listed 2004 Catalina 42 Mk II
Tuesday, 23 October 2012

International Yacht Brokers, Boatshed Newport presenting this beautiful 42 foot 2004 Catalina MK II sail boat. She still has that new boat smell due to minimal use combined with extreme care by her one and only owner. She is the only one of her ki...

About Us: Meet the Team
About Us: Meet the Team
Friday, 19 October 2012

Bavaria, Jeanneau, Sealine or Bayliner for sale, we love all kinds of boats here at Boatshed; but who are we? Here’s a brief introduction to some of the people behind Boatshed Essex.

Motor Cruisers – Combine your weekend accommodation and boating habit.
Motor Cruisers – Combine your weekend accommodation and boating habit.
Thursday, 18 October 2012

The nights are drawing in and most of the caravan parks in North Wales will soon be bringing up the drawbridge and closing for another season....but there’s no reason why you can’t still come to the beautiful Llyn Peninsula and enjoy the freed...

A very comfortable live-aboard.
A very comfortable live-aboard.
Wednesday, 17 October 2012

If you are in the market for a very comfortable live-aboard vessel which has berths for eight people, two saloons, a spacious galley, two shower rooms, large deck space and a powerful Gardner engine to take you cruising then this has to be conside...

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