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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.


Over 35 cracking boats up for auction in January 2013

Over 35 cracking boats up for auction in January 2013

Wednesday, 02 January 2013

We have over 35 quality boats under the hammer later this month. The catalogue is live and you can start bidding on January 21st.

Boat Retailers and Brokers Code of Practice

Boat Retailers and Brokers Code of Practice

Tuesday, 11 December 2012

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Don’t buy a canal boat – until you've read this as well!

Don’t buy a canal boat – until you've read this as well!

Wednesday, 05 December 2012

If you’re looking for a canal boat for sale, widebeam, narrowboat or barge in London or Hertfordshire you need to know what you are looking for. Last week’s article Don't buy a canal boat! covered size, length and width of boats, types of berth and the great toilet debate. This week we’re going to get technical and electrical.

Don’t buy a canal boat – until you’ve read this!

Don’t buy a canal boat – until you’ve read this!

Thursday, 29 November 2012

Assuming you’ve calculated the budget you have to spend and secured your finances, you may feel ready to begin looking at used boats for sale. But before travelling London or Herts to view second hand boats for sale do you know whether you are looking for a wide beam, liveaboard, barge, trad narrowboat or cruiser stern?

Boat Donation Programme launched by Sail 4 Cancer

Boat Donation Programme launched by Sail 4 Cancer

Thursday, 13 September 2012

Sail 4 Cancer has announced a new boat donation campaign which allows people to dispose of their boats whilst getting significant tax benefits.

Buy your PSP Southampton boat show tickets here and support Sail 4 Cancer

Buy your PSP Southampton boat show tickets here and support Sail 4 Cancer

Monday, 10 September 2012

Buy your discounted PSP Southampton boat show tickets here to support Sail 4 Cancer and receive your discounted ticket prices for the Show:

New brokerage service for the Inland Waterways

New brokerage service for the Inland Waterways

Tuesday, 31 July 2012

British Waterways Marinas Ltd, one of the largest marina operators in the country, has appointed Boatshed.com as its sole provider of brokerage at its marinas in the South and West.

Boatshed.com appointed new brokerage provider by British Waterways Marinas Ltd.

Boatshed.com appointed new brokerage provider by British Waterways Marinas Ltd.

Friday, 15 June 2012

British Waterways Marinas Ltd, one of the largest marina operators in the country, has appointed Boatshed.com as its sole provider of brokerage at its marinas in the South and West.

London's Boats are selling fast!

London's Boats are selling fast!

Monday, 11 June 2012

Despite the early spring and a (so far) non-existent 'summer', Boatshed London has had an incredibly busy year.

Do You Know Who I Think I Am?

Do You Know Who I Think I Am?

Wednesday, 22 February 2012

Following my earlier blog about How to Sell a Boat on the Inland Waterways I thought I’d share a bit more about who we are at Boatshed Grand Union.

Buying a Houseboat - Part 1 (of 3)

Buying a Houseboat - Part 1 (of 3)

Wednesday, 01 February 2012

The following article is by our good friend and top boating lawyer, Hannah Cash. As well as being a leading authority on the legal aspects of buying a boat, Hannah has lived aboard Katherine of London (which we have for sale here) for a good few years, so is equally well versed on the practical aspects of the live-aboard lifestyle. Over to you, Hannah . . .

Boats are selling – we need more boats to sell!

Boats are selling – we need more boats to sell!

Monday, 30 January 2012

It hasn’t escaped anyone’s attention that we live in very different times and we are being bombarded with news from all directions about some sort of crisis somewhere – usually financial.

Featured boat: stunning West London houseboat

Featured boat: stunning West London houseboat

Monday, 02 January 2012

Looking for a live-aboard in London? Check out this super-duper 20m Dutch Barge with a superb West London mooring.

Gentleman’s Motor Yacht – they don’t make them like this any more!

Gentleman’s Motor Yacht – they don’t make them like this any more!

Monday, 26 September 2011

This is the sort of classic motor yacht you could imagine moored off St Tropez or cruising round Capri in the 1960s with a couple of starlets aboard. These days, however, she has a rather quieter existence in London Docklands as a simply stunning live-aboard.

2011 PSP Southampton Boat Show update

2011 PSP Southampton Boat Show update

Tuesday, 30 August 2011

We’re all very excited about the PSP Southampton Boat Show and the Boatshed stand at the show.

Boatshed.com at the PSP Southampton boat show 2011

Boatshed.com at the PSP Southampton boat show 2011

Monday, 29 August 2011

Come and meet the Boatshed.com team at this years PSP Southampton boat show.

Government urges councils to increase houseboat moorings

Government urges councils to increase houseboat moorings

Saturday, 27 August 2011

The government is offering councils financial incentives to allow more moorings for houseboats on waterways.

Boat of the Week: ex-fishing boat live-aboard

Boat of the Week: ex-fishing boat live-aboard

Monday, 22 August 2011

This fishing vessel has been tastefully converted into a superb home, where the current owner has lived for the past four years. The attention to detail is, as Wayne Rooney would say, “gobsmacking” and the boat has all the trappings of a contemporary home whilst retaining all the original features and character. The photos really don’t do her justice and this boat is a ‘must see’ for anyone looking for a Central London houseboat.

NEWSFLASH: attention owners of small live-aboards in London

NEWSFLASH: attention owners of small live-aboards in London

Saturday, 06 August 2011

Due to an exceptionally busy summer, we urgently require central London live-aboards in the £30-£60,000 price range. Such boats are highly desirable and Boatshed's unique marketing approach means that they get snapped up quickly. Wooden boats, steel boats, GRP boats, narrowboats, barges, motor cruisers, sailing yachts . . . if she has a residential mooring, we can sell her!

Featured Boat: A Terrific 18m Luxemotor Euroship Dutch Barge

Featured Boat: A Terrific 18m Luxemotor Euroship Dutch Barge

Thursday, 04 August 2011

Built in 2007-8, this Euroships design Luxemotor lies on a residential mooring in a small, private marina just off the Thames in West London. She represents a great combination of traditional and contemporary design and fit-out and still has that ‘new boat’ feel.