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.
Only a week to go until the next auction which takes place from 14-18 April..
When abandoning their boat - something which is your last resort! - many people go to deploy their life rafts, only to find that they pull and pull and pull at their painter (the operating chord) and their life raft doesn't inflate.
Find Your Dream Boat!
Entries Close 4th March.
The Port of London Authority has launched a free app to provide everyone with an interest in navigating on the Thames with easy access to the latest information on the tidal river.
The PLA’s first ever app is aimed at making planning trips on the Thames easier. ‘Must have’ data is available instantly including live tidal data from 12 locations along the 95 mile tidal river and an alerts system for Notices to Mariners, which detail the latest information on events, engineering works and recent changes that users need to be aware of before setting off.
BoatBid Auction 10th to 14th February - Bidding has begun!
Boatshed.com conquers the thousands of miles between their HQ in the UK and Australia as they welcome Boatshed Gold Coast to the group:
The next auction runs from Friday 10th February 2017 until Tuesday 14th February 2017
The deadline for entries to the February BoatBid auction has been extended to 1700 on Friday 6th January. The catalogue will be open to view from the 11th of January and the auction will run from the 10-14th of February.
We are delighted that Nick Crook has recently joined the Boatshed team as a broker for Boatshed Suffolk.
2017 is nearly upon us, and are you thinking that you may like to make a change to your current job? Why not consider becoming a yacht broker with Boatshed?
It's always good to know a little more about the team at Boatshed and this month we've been chatting to Carol who is a broker for both Boatshed Dartmouth and Boatshed Commercial.
We love it when we receive feedback from buyers or sellers as it helps us to ensure that we are offering the best service that we can, below are some of the comments we have received recently.
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!?
We are delighted to announce that Phil Berkeley has recently joined the team as the new owner of Boatshed Suffolk.
Since our last blog Jeanne has again suffered a set back and has had to abandon her non stop circumnavigation of the world attempt.
Boatshed is all about making buying a boat easier. This month we have launched VR, which alongside our hundreds of photos and videos makes the yacht brokerage sales process more transparent and faster.
A guide to keeping your in-tray empty whilst at sea.
Bidding has just begun for the December 2016 European Boatbid.
The Marine Inspection Association (MIA) is a group of like-minded yacht brokers and surveyors involved in the inspection, sale and purchase of second-hand sail and motor boats, throughout the UK and overseas.