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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.

Marking a momentous 20 years for Boatshed.com
Marking a momentous 20 years for Boatshed.com
Friday, 01 November 2019

A cruel twist of fate and a passion for boats are now ingrained in Boatshed’s 20-year history through a chain of events that was to revolutionize the yacht brokerage industry.

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...

Buy a boat in France with Boatshed and enjoy guaranteed income from rentals
Buy a boat in France with Boatshed and enjoy guaranteed income from rentals
Friday, 28 June 2019

By teaming up with Canalous, the leading French boat builder and hire fleet operator, Boatshed is bringing the best out of boat ownership in France.

Get browsing and get ready to bid – it’s Boatshed’s Summer 2019 Boat Auction!
Get browsing and get ready to bid – it’s Boatshed’s Summer 2019 Boat Auction!
Wednesday, 12 June 2019

At Boatshed, our mission is to make it easier for you to buy and sell boats. And with our next online boat auction set to start on July 12, you can view a fabulous selection of boats for sale in our online catalogue today.

It’s ‘adeus’ to the Azores, fishy tales and the one that got away!
It’s ‘adeus’ to the Azores, fishy tales and the one that got away!
Monday, 10 June 2019

JUNE 10th – 700 miles to go – and we’re back onboard Supertaff again with Neil Chapman, Curt Mundy and Curt’s niece Shea as we embark on the next European leg of the Atlantic Rally Challenge.

Sailing through three centuries – and now for sale!
Sailing through three centuries – and now for sale!
Thursday, 06 June 2019

Indulge yourself – for a moment or much longer – as you take the helm of this vintage racing cruiser.

Why sailing is good for the Boatshed business
Why sailing is good for the Boatshed business
Tuesday, 04 June 2019

If you’ve been following our news stories and blogs over the past few months, you’ll be aware that Boatshed founder Neil Chapman has been sailing the 41’ Supertaff more than usual just lately. And not without good cause!

Let’s share a ‘high five’ with Wendy for another great year!
Let’s share a ‘high five’ with Wendy for another great year!
Tuesday, 04 June 2019

For someone who grew up about as far away from the sea as you can get in England, it may seem strange that Wendy Barker found her calling in the marine industry.

Dolphins, more dolphins and a close shave on the Atlantic Rally Challenge
Dolphins, more dolphins and a close shave on the Atlantic Rally Challenge
Tuesday, 28 May 2019

May 27 – and undeterred by the rogue wave that swamped the cockpit a couple of days ago, the team continue to make headway aboard Supertaff en route to The Azores...but always expecting the unexpected!

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

GGR depart Falmouth
GGR depart Falmouth
Thursday, 14 June 2018

Golden Globe Race boats depart Falmouth after Parade of Sail bound for Les Sables-d'Olonne

July Boatbid Auction
July Boatbid Auction
Monday, 14 May 2018

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

Boatshed sponsor - Antigua Classic Regatta - Single Handed Race / Thursday
Boatshed sponsor - Antigua Classic Regatta - Single Handed Race / Thursday
Thursday, 19 April 2018

Skippers breifing for the single handed race was held at the Antigua Yacht Club. Basic rules include no autopilots to be used, all boats will have observers who will be situated on each boat to help in case of emergency.

Antigua Classic Regatta 2018 - Sponsored by Boatshed.com
Antigua Classic Regatta 2018 - Sponsored by Boatshed.com
Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Boatshed sponsor The Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, its got to be the No1 classic sailing event in the Caribbean.

April Boatbid - Auction Open
April Boatbid - Auction Open
Friday, 13 April 2018

The auction will run from 0900 on Friday the 13th to 1700 on Tuesday the 17th of April.

First Boat Traffic Island launched in France
First Boat Traffic Island launched in France
Sunday, 01 April 2018

NRI inc (Nautical Roundabout Initiatives Inc) have launched a new traffic island type navigation system in the french port of Les Sables d'Olonne.
Les Sables d'Olonne is the home port of the legendary Vendée Globe Race, this makes Les...

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 ;...

List of boating and sailing events for 2018
List of boating and sailing events for 2018
Monday, 12 March 2018

We could not find a good list of 2018 Boatshows, Regattas and Events, so we have built one for everyone to use. It is a work in progress! so if you know of any boating events that are not featured here, then please contact us and we would love to ...

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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.