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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.


Boatshed choose Miami Boat Show to roll out new technology

Boatshed choose Miami Boat Show to roll out new technology

Thursday, 06 February 2014

Boatshed is a British company that sells thousands of used boats a year. Boatshed has now developed 3 new exciting products for 2014.

Capibara - cruised to Bequia

Capibara - cruised to Bequia

Saturday, 01 February 2014

We've always had difficulties leaving a place, whether we’re at anchor or in a marina. There’s always something we ought to do, or another restaurant or boat to visit. We arrange to leave in the morning, and before the boat is ready to leave, another day has gone by.

An emotional week in St. Lucia

An emotional week in St. Lucia

Friday, 24 January 2014

This week has been a very emotional week for us. Saturday morning, we were contacted by our good friend, Margaret, who told us that she and husband had been attacked on their boat the previous evening, and that her husband, Roger, had died. We were shocked by the news, and it still seems very surreal to us.

Spirit of Penmar - Atlantic trip 21 days

Spirit of Penmar - Atlantic trip 21 days

Tuesday, 21 January 2014

Plans are good; they keep us motivated to move on and discover new places. They also give Mother Nature a good old laugh and a chance to remind us who’s actually in charge when it comes, amongst other things, to cruising in a small boat.

The boat auction has started, Bidding has begun

The boat auction has started, Bidding has begun

Friday, 17 January 2014

The auction has just started and you can now start bidding! Auction ends on Tuesday 21st Jan 2014, so get bidding.

What boat is the right boat?

What boat is the right boat?

Friday, 10 January 2014

After having been in St. Lucia for a week, we are slowly settling in to our new cruising life. We have however started questioning, if we have the right boat for the purpose.

Boatshed Yacht Broker Awards 2014

Boatshed Yacht Broker Awards 2014

Friday, 10 January 2014

The Boatshed 2014 Conference was held at the Excel exhibition centre during the London boat show. Boatshed offices travelled to London to share best practice, discuss ideas and develop new strategy for 2014/15.

Boatshed Scotland scoops broker of the year award

Boatshed Scotland scoops broker of the year award

Thursday, 09 January 2014

Boatshed Scotland won the trophy for "Yacht Broker of the year" at the 2014 Boatshed Conference and Awards ceremony.

Capibara - Atlantic crossing low down

Capibara - Atlantic crossing low down

Monday, 06 January 2014

We've had several questions from interested readers that are looking to do the Atlantic crossing, so here's some of what Signe & Henrik experienced on Capibara their Allegro 30.

Boatshed.com.Good People Great Brokerage

Boatshed.com.Good People Great Brokerage

Saturday, 04 January 2014

That’s what one of our customers said when he placed an enquiry for a boat needed for a sailing project he is planning with support from Practical Boat Owner, Honda and Wessex Resins.

Capibara - Should you believe everything you read?

Capibara - Should you believe everything you read?

Friday, 03 January 2014

After a rather boring Christmas Eve in Martinique, we decided to go to St. Lucia for the New Year’s, because a local girl from Martinique had told us that they threw better parties at the neighbour island.

London Boat Show on stand E163

London Boat Show on stand E163

Friday, 03 January 2014

Boatshed.com will be on Stand E163 for the next 9 days.

Sea Bird Killed By Litter

Sea Bird Killed By Litter

Thursday, 02 January 2014

A black-throated diver was found tangled in litter in Chichester Harbour at the weekend.

Capibara - Christmas in the Carribbean

Capibara - Christmas in the Carribbean

Friday, 27 December 2013

To arrive in Martinique has turned out to be a bit of an anti-climax for both of us, even though we barely talked about anything else during the crossing or before for that matter. Martinique hasn't live up to our expectations, which for my part have been have been completely off. I thought I had read somewhere that Martinique and especially the main city Fort-de-France was full of high-end and luxury brand shops, so I imagined Martinique to be something like the French Riviera with and island flavour. I do wonder where I've picked that up, because Fort-de-France couldn't be less like Cannes or Nice!

Aqua-Dock Modular Mooring & Pontoon Systems

Aqua-Dock Modular Mooring & Pontoon Systems

Friday, 20 December 2013

Aqua-Dock – Commercial Use and Benefits

Capibara - The highs and lows of their Atlantic crossing

Capibara - The highs and lows of their Atlantic crossing

Thursday, 19 December 2013

Sunday the 17th of November we sailed from Lanzarote both of us full of excitement and optimism. I just couldn’t believe that we were about to cross the Atlantic!

Selling Your Boat Over Winter

Selling Your Boat Over Winter

Wednesday, 18 December 2013

Contrary to some schools of thought advertising your boat for sale during autumn and winter can reap reward.Owners who have decided to sell will be keen to achieve a sale and avoid having to pay the costs of another year of storage,Marina fees and harbour dues and let's not forget the maintenance too!

Capibara reached Martinique 18/12 15.42

Capibara reached Martinique 18/12 15.42

Wednesday, 18 December 2013

Capibara, Allegro 30, left Lanzarote on Sunday 17th November and arrived in Martinique after 32 days at sea.

Check out the boats in our next auction: Catalogue is now live

Check out the boats in our next auction: Catalogue is now live

Wednesday, 18 December 2013

Check out the bumper selection of boats in our next auction January 17-21 2014. If you are interested in any boats, you’ll have plenty of time to fit in a viewing before the auction starts on January 17th 2014.

New boat search for Boatshed

New boat search for Boatshed

Wednesday, 18 December 2013

There are various ways you can now search using different criteria.