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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...

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.

Earn 40% of our commission, join us with Boatshed Modular
Earn 40% of our commission, join us with Boatshed Modular
Monday, 15 October 2018

Boatshed, the world’s largest yacht brokerage, announces a new program — Modular Brokerage. This innovation creates a unique opportunity for those already in the marine industry and entrepreneurs to take on a share of brokerage commission on ...

September Boatbid Auction - Catalogue is OPEN
September Boatbid Auction - Catalogue is OPEN
Wednesday, 22 August 2018

The September Boatbid Auction has a lot to offer with almost 50 boats available!

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 Auction - Catalogue Live
July Auction - Catalogue Live
Wednesday, 13 June 2018

The catalogue for the July Boatbid Auction is now live and can be viewed HERE. If you would like to place a bid in the auction then read our Buyers Guide and FAQ's for more information.

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 - Windward Race / Monday
Boatshed sponsor Antigua Classic Regatta - Windward Race / Monday
Monday, 23 April 2018

The last racing day for the Antigua Classic Regatta had lighter winds with intervals of squally blustery conditions and heavy down pours. With a mixture of weather conditions throughout the race made interesting results for the last day.

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.

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...

April Auction - Last Chance To Bid...
April Auction - Last Chance To Bid...
Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Just a quick reminder that this is the last chance to bid in the April Boatbid Auction. The Auction will end at 1900 this evening.

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.

Enda o'Coineen returns to Sables d'Olonne after 14500 miles non stop from New Zealand
Enda o'Coineen returns to Sables d'Olonne after 14500 miles non stop from New Zealand
Monday, 02 April 2018

Enda o'Coineen from Galway arrived in Sables d'Olonne on his open 60 Le Souffle de Nord Team Ireland, non stop from New Zealand after his Vendéeboat was dismasted 300km south of New Zealand during the Vendée Globe. Enda finally completed the Ven...

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...

The Sables D'Olonne boat show - Vendée  Hissez'o
The Sables D'Olonne boat show - Vendée Hissez'o
Saturday, 31 March 2018

The Boatshed French team have been busy at the used boat show in Sables D'Olonne Hissez'o (Heave Ho (water)). This show is in it's first year and runs over the Easter Weekend from Saturday 31 to Monday 2nd of April. It's a cross be...

Boatshed set up for Hissez'o boat show Les Sables d'Olonne
Boatshed set up for Hissez'o boat show Les Sables d'Olonne
Friday, 30 March 2018

The Boatshed France team are at Les Sables d'Olonne this weekend. We are in exhibition mode for the Vendée secondhand boat show. Hissez'o which is on from March 31 to April 2 at the Quai Garnier, in the French city of boating.

April Boatbid
April Boatbid
Thursday, 29 March 2018

The next BoatBid auction will run from the 13th (at 0900) to the 17th (at 1900) of April.

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