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.
February BoatBid - Catalogue Published
Many people ruin their lifejackets by deflating them incorrectly after testing - watch this quick video to see how to do it properly...
This lifejacket looked good to go, but - shock horror - it isn't!
February BoatBid - Entries Close 31/12/2017
François Gabart has set a new singlehanded round the world record of 42 days, 16 hours, 40 minutes and 35 seconds.
Skippering the 30m MACIF trimaran, Gabart beat the previous time by Thomas Coville on December 25 2016 by six days, 10 hours, 23 minutes and 53 seconds.
Entries Close 24th December.
December Boatbid - Place Your Bid!
Visitors to the 2018 London Boat Show – incorporating the all-new Boating & Watersports Holiday Show – will see a wide variety of exhibitors and a full range of boats.
In addition to exciting and diverse attractions, this year the event will welcome 23 per cent new companies and brands, with plenty more still to be confirmed.
Think of the world’s esteemed repositories of human endeavor – Louvre, Library of Congress, Metropolitan, Smithsonian, National Gallery, Vatican Museum... They serve humankind by making their valuable contents open for all to see.
This Colvic Countess 33 was donated to Sail 4 Cancer and is for sale with Boatshed Scotland. All proceeds go to help cancer affected families. She was generously gifted to Sail 4 Cancer by Chris Woods on behalf of the Keith Black Will Trust and is currently lying ashore near Loch Fyne in Scotland.
December BoatBid - A Preview
December BoatBid Catalogue
One company that has been working to help with the sale and disposal of many of the boats caught up in the hurricanes is Boatshed.com. Hurricane Damaged Boats.com is an initiative specifically designed to help companies, individuals, boat owners, charter companies and the wider marine industry following the storm and hurricane damage in the Caribbean.
Winter is almost here...
December Boatbid - Entries Close 29/10
Entries Close 29th October.
Boatshed are launching a beta version of the Boatshed Archive, essentially a back catalogue of the 24,000+ boats we’ve been involved in selling. This is a great resource for people looking for boats, with each boat containing up to 100 photos, full boat spec and videos. This useful resource is like a boat bible for us all to use.
November 2017 sees the Boatshed technology team travel to Lisbon for 5 days at Web Summit Exhibition. Boatshed have been invited to feature their leading boat sales technology platform alongside the likes of Facebook Uber and Amazon. Chosen out of thousands of companies and after a difficult selection process, Boatshed has been chosen because of its international growth, innovative business model and widespread use of technology to sell boats.
Jeanne Socrates - Injured in fall
Boatshed is attending Grand Pavois boat show in La Rochelle, France - a 6 day event running from the 27th September to 2nd October 2017. It is the most important event of its type in France and will showcase a huge range of equipment and services ranging from water sports through surfing and water-skiing, to charter, motorboats, and yachts.