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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.

Alex Thomson plots August return to racing
Alex Thomson plots August return to racing
Friday, 14 May 2021

British sailing team Alex Thomson Racing will begin their 2021 competitive season with the Fastnet Race on 8 August.

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston speaks out for boaters
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston speaks out for boaters
Friday, 14 May 2021

In a letter published in The Times newspaper, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, Patron of the Cruising Association, highlighted the devastating effect of HMRC’s demands for VAT on boats returning to the UK.

Brittany Ferries considers running ferry service to Portugal from UK
Brittany Ferries considers running ferry service to Portugal from UK
Friday, 14 May 2021

Tourists may soon be able to sail from Portsmouth to Portugal as, according to the Portsmouth News, Brittany Ferries looks to capitalise on the country’s green light travel status – although Portugal won’t allow visitors from th...

June 2021 BoatBid Auction - Entries Open
June 2021 BoatBid Auction - Entries Open
Tuesday, 11 May 2021

Our June 2021 BoatBid auction is open and ready to take entries.

Boatshed Refer a Boat
Boatshed Refer a Boat
Wednesday, 07 April 2021

Boatshed Refer a Boat is a referral scheme which rewards the person who introduces potential sellers to Boatshed. If you know anyone who is looking to sell their boat, you have a great opportunity to earn some extra money. After contacting the ow...

Brexit Benefits for British and non-British Boat Owners.
Brexit Benefits for British and non-British Boat Owners.
Sunday, 07 March 2021

There are some large crumbs of comfort to be found in the debris of the Brexit debacle. Yes, there are problems with VAT but there are also some huge opportunities for well informed yachtsmen.

March 2021 BoatBid Auction
March 2021 BoatBid Auction
Monday, 15 February 2021

Entries are now open for the March 2021 BoatBid Auction.
This month's BoatBid will start
0900hrs (GMT) on Monday 8th March
and finish
1900hrs (GMT) Sunday 14th March

IMPORTANT YACHT REGISTRATION LEGISLATIVE CHANGES ENACTED IN GIBRALTAR POST BREXIT:
IMPORTANT YACHT REGISTRATION LEGISLATIVE CHANGES ENACTED IN GIBRALTAR POST BREXIT:
Monday, 08 February 2021

IMPORTANT YACHT REGISTRATION LEGISLATIVE CHANGES ENACTED IN GIBRALTAR POST BREXIT:

Used Catamaran Availability
Used Catamaran Availability
Monday, 01 February 2021

Well as Covid drags on it is bring about significant changes in the industry.
In a rather bizarre fashion we are seeing large increase in sales with any buyers wanting to escape to the Sea.
Also I think that given so many people have bee...

#Staysafe buying boats.   Information for Buyers, Sellers and Brokers.
#Staysafe buying boats. Information for Buyers, Sellers and Brokers.
Friday, 01 May 2020

Our business practices aim to reduce social contact where possible and when customers and brokers need to meet, we aim to reduce any risk of infection. Please find further information below, relevant to selling and buying . These are in addition ...

The Mayday Call that saved our lives – and started a business…
The Mayday Call that saved our lives – and started a business…
Thursday, 12 September 2019

In celebrating the 20th anniversary of Boatshed.com we take a glimpse into how the business began. But how could co-founders Mandy and Neil Chapman ever have imagined that their dramatic air-sea rescue in a Force 10 storm would become such...

Divert to Link
Divert to Link
Wednesday, 28 August 2019

https://www.boatshed.com/covid-19--boatshed-status--still-open-for-business-blog-62653.html

Neil Chapman starts the two handed ARC across the Atlantic to St Lucia
Neil Chapman starts the two handed ARC across the Atlantic to St Lucia
Tuesday, 27 November 2018

Neil Chapman Co Founder and CEO of Boatshed.com is doing the double-handed ARC crossing from Las Palmas to St Lucia 2018 with Curt Mundy from Boatshed Ireland.

Boatshed and GGR Race Village
Boatshed and GGR Race Village
Thursday, 28 June 2018

Boatshed HQ team members are on location at the race Village in Les Sables-d'Olonne for the start of the Golden Globe Race on Sunday.
Boatshed are proud to be sponsors of the GGR and have sold several boats to race competitors

July Boatbid Auction
July Boatbid Auction
Monday, 14 May 2018

The July BoatBid auction will run from the 13th to the 17th July 2018 .

Donating your boat to Sail 4 Cancer Charity
Donating your boat to Sail 4 Cancer Charity
Tuesday, 17 April 2018

At the end of 2017 we were approached by Chris Woods on behalf of the Keith Black Will Trust who wanted to donate his Colvic Countess 33 to Sail 4 Cancer. After considering whether to use her for our family sailing days it was eventually decided t...

Angus Rose - Boatshed London is awarded Broker of the Year Award
Angus Rose - Boatshed London is awarded Broker of the Year Award
Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Neil Chapman, CEO and Founder of Boatshed.com awards the top prize of "Broker of the Year Award" to Angus Rose of Boatshed London. Angus and his team are Houseboat Specialists based in London, but he also operates Boatshed Thames and Boatshed Gran...

Boatshed Texas Partner
Boatshed Texas Partner
Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Steve Black Boatshed Texas: “My 16’ Old Town Canoe with a Lean Green Lehr
propane gas outboard motor, perfect for Boatshed Texas media crew to go shoot photos & video of prospective listings (my favourite part of the business ;...

Helping with the cost of boat ownership
Helping with the cost of boat ownership
Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Another thing we are committed to at Boatshed is reducing the costs of boat ownership for our customers. Boat buyers will, typically, spend about 20% of the price of a boat on necessary equipment, products and services within the first 12 months ...

LIVE ON A BOAT?
LIVE ON A BOAT?
Thursday, 08 March 2018

Boatshed have already sold hundreds of house boats in the UK and France. This month the Boatshed Data-Feed technology has been plugged into Rightmove.co.uk so we can find folks looking for a boat as an alternative to a house.

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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.

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