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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.

Currency news - British pound, all time high against the Euro
Currency news - British pound, all time high against the Euro
Friday, 13 March 2015

With the British pound is on a seven year high against the Euro which could remain for the next few months and is excellent news for boat buyers. As the Euro continues to slide British pound, if you are thinking of buying a boat in the Euro zone c...

Aprils - Auction catalogue PREVIEW
Aprils - Auction catalogue PREVIEW
Wednesday, 11 March 2015

There are some really great boats in Aprils auction with super keen reserves, so remember its free to bid and you'll be notified (choose to be notified by email or text) as soon as the reserve is reached.

Danish SV Capibara - Always more work!
Danish SV Capibara - Always more work!
Sunday, 15 February 2015

Before New Years, when we got the boat on land, we couldn’t wait to get the boat back in the water again. The other cruisers on the yard had been there for several months, but to us it seemed completely unlikely that we would stay on the yard lo...

Boatshed: Les Récompenses 2014
Boatshed: Les Récompenses 2014
Sunday, 25 January 2015

La conférence annuelle du groupe Boatshed s’est déroulée du 19 et 20 janvier à Gosport en Angleterre. Un évènement plein de dynamisme avec animations, discours et projets destinés à garder votre courtier toujours en tête de course. Un...

Annual Boatshed Brokers Awards
Annual Boatshed Brokers Awards
Friday, 23 January 2015

The Annual Boatshed Brokers conference was held in Gosport on the 19th & 20th of January. A lively event with workshops, talks & presentations, team events and brainstorming sessions all designed to keep your Boatshed broker one, or more,...

Boat Auction - Just over 24 hours left to make a bid
Boat Auction - Just over 24 hours left to make a bid
Monday, 12 January 2015

Just 24 hours left to make a bid, the auction finishes tomorrow Tuesday 13th Jan at 19.00 GMT.

Boat Auction Catalogue is now LIVE
Boat Auction Catalogue is now LIVE
Wednesday, 10 December 2014

Our next boat auction starts just after Christmas with around 60 boats and you can view them all NOW in the auction catalogue has just gone live. You have time before the auction to make an appointment with the broker to view the boat or check out...

Boatshed Newsletter November 2014
Boatshed Newsletter November 2014
Friday, 28 November 2014

Welcome to Boatsheds Newsletter, in it we round-up what Boatshed has been up to in the boat sales market and report on major events and trends in the sector. We are also introducing new and exciting Boatshed products and initiatives to suppor...

Report on the 'Route Du Rhum' single-handed ocean yacht race
Report on the 'Route Du Rhum' single-handed ocean yacht race
Thursday, 27 November 2014

The Route Du Rhum is a single handed ocean race, from St Malo to Guadeloupe; some 3,500 miles along the famous Rhum line. It's a physical and mental sailing challenge - one of the most admired in yacht racing - where skippers need to look ...

Loick Peyron Bank Populaire wins the Ultimate class Route Du Rhum
Loick Peyron Bank Populaire wins the Ultimate class Route Du Rhum
Wednesday, 12 November 2014

Loick Peyron who has won the Ultimate class for the 2014 Route Du Rhum with a new race record. Loick was the substitute Skipper who replaced Armel Le Cléac'h who was injured just prior to the race. He has dedicated the win to Banque Populaire's i...

Route Du Rhum - Conrad Humphreys dismasted
Route Du Rhum - Conrad Humphreys dismasted
Saturday, 08 November 2014

Conrad Humphreys the british Skipper from Plymouth, racing the Class 40 "Cat Phones" was making good progress, great speeds and caught up some miles, but then disaster struck when he was dismasted yesterday afternoon, putting him out of the race. ...

Boatshed St Malo announce Paddleboard winner at Route Du Rhum Event
Boatshed St Malo announce Paddleboard winner at Route Du Rhum Event
Friday, 07 November 2014

We are really pleased to announce that the winners of the competition to win a Paddleboard at the recent Route Du Rhum event was won by...

Route du Rhum - Day 4 sees more repairs La Coruna
Route du Rhum - Day 4 sees more repairs La Coruna
Thursday, 06 November 2014

Skippers and now getting into the rhythm at sea, sea sickness gone, first hot meals! Weather improving for the Ultimates. The Biscay and Portuguese Atlantic coast line is still seeing an unsettled south westerly airflow for the Class 40's, Rhum C...

Route du Rhum - External help Rule
Route du Rhum - External help Rule
Tuesday, 04 November 2014

In the first three days about 15% of the race boats have entered port for repairs. Read the rules to understand what penalties they incur and how it works...

Route du Rhum - Boats distance from start, 600 to 60 miles
Route du Rhum - Boats distance from start, 600 to 60 miles
Tuesday, 04 November 2014

The first day of racing was difficult with squally conditions. The Skippers and crews have had a hectic last month preparing for the race. The first three days of the race will be the most difficult with the (TSS Traffic Separation Scheme Ship...

Last minute rigging checks before Route de Rhum starts
Last minute rigging checks before Route de Rhum starts
Friday, 31 October 2014

With only 3 days to go before the Route de Rhum race boats leave St Malo for Guadeloupe. The boat teams and skippers are doing last minute checks to ensure the 3,500 mile race goes damage free.

US SV Angel Louise - Safely tied up in Madeira
US SV Angel Louise - Safely tied up in Madeira
Thursday, 23 October 2014

We safely tied up around 09:15 am 22nd October - one hour after sunrise. The last 9 hours found us trying to dodge storm cells, with strong winds invisibly shifting and driving Angel Louise in acceleration with mighty gusts on her head sail at...

En Route to Route du Rhum
En Route to Route du Rhum
Thursday, 23 October 2014

The brief was easy.....Go to St Malo and exhibit Boatshed's talents at the Route du Rhum Ocean Race.....

Photographing Success for Boatshed Performance
Photographing Success for Boatshed Performance
Thursday, 16 October 2014

Even the best, most treasured race boats, might, one day, be put up for sale by their owners. When that happens, professional images of a boat at her most impressive will help market her and will contribute very significantly to achieving a quick ...

Blue Water Cruisers being auctioned during PSP Southampton boat show
Blue Water Cruisers being auctioned during PSP Southampton boat show
Wednesday, 03 September 2014

If you're going cruising and need a boat, then check out these cruising boats that are up for auction 12-16th September.

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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.