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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.


And they're not off - but Boatshed.com parties on

And they're not off - but Boatshed.com parties on

Saturday, 17 November 2007

The November weather and the visibility put paid to the Boatshed Isle of Wight Challenge but this didn't deter 50 powerboat racers, their support crews and family from giving us all a spectacle as they hurtled past at 40 knots. And the event was big enough to warrant a special message from the Queen's Harbour Master based in Portsmouth that the Boatshed.com challenge was taking place today. Hopefully not many ships in the area missed it!

Boatshed Round the Island Challenge - 17th November 2007

Boatshed Round the Island Challenge - 17th November 2007

Tuesday, 06 November 2007

Boatshed has become the title sponsor of a full throttle powerboat challenge being held to raise funds for a teenager badly injured in an accident two years ago. The event will see up to 20 boats, from P1 powerboats to Zapcats and Thundercats, whizz around the Isle of Wight in a thrilling end to the season.

Go Dee, Go Dee, Go Dee

Go Dee, Go Dee, Go Dee

Thursday, 01 November 2007

That was the Boatshed cheerleading attempt as Dee Caffari launches her book in the USA today. The first books, hot off the press, will be on the Boatshed booth at Strictly Sail St Pete and I am sure that the guys and gals down there will have all sorts of competitions lined up for some lucky visitors. Remember Fizz @ Five as well (as if you'd forget!)

The Worlds biggest boatshow!!

The Worlds biggest boatshow!!

Tuesday, 30 October 2007

48th Annual Ft Lauderdale International Boat Show

Lend me your ears....

Lend me your ears....

Sunday, 28 October 2007

Roll up, roll up for the greatest yacht broker on the Island! Frank Gelder, of Boatshed Cowes fame, has managed to make one boat seller and one boat buyer two very happy people this week.

MBE Dee

MBE Dee

Thursday, 25 October 2007

Big congratulations to Dee Caffari who collected her MBE today at Buckingham Palace. Dee was honoured with the title after becoming the first woman to sail solo, non-stop around the world against the prevailing tides and currents.

How low can you go?

How low can you go?

Wednesday, 24 October 2007

As you know, Boatshed will go to any depths and lengths to make sure that your boat-buying experience is a good one but even we were stunned at the recent free diving world records that have just been broken by one stunningly brave British lady.

Launch of Boatshed Cowes - Let's Get the Party Started

Launch of Boatshed Cowes - Let's Get the Party Started

Wednesday, 24 October 2007

The official launch party for Boatshed Cowes will be taking place on Saturday 17th November at Cowes Corinthian Yacht Club from 3pm.

Boatshed appreciates beauty

Boatshed appreciates beauty

Tuesday, 23 October 2007

Steven from Boatshed Falmouth was recently honoured to be at the launch of Cockwells' 40' pilot cutter. This traditional family of boat builders is based in Falmouth and the beautiful boat is testament to the skills and dedication in this part of the world. The autumnal sunshine framed what was a very proud moment for the shipwrights, their families and a smattering of local dignitaries.

Boatshed powering the world!

Boatshed powering the world!

Friday, 05 October 2007

Boatshed Medway stepped in to save an event from disaster when a powercut hit the annual MDL Chatham Maritime Marina social. The only source of light for a good 10 minutes came from the Boatshed laptop, bravely lighting up the gloom and showing off the various listings on the site.

Not just content with being the world's best yacht brokers....

Not just content with being the world's best yacht brokers....

Friday, 28 September 2007

Boatshed is also being lauded this week for being mates with CraftInsure and by ensuring that we comply with good insurance practice. Believe me - this may not sound like much but the guys at CraftInsure were impressed enough with us that they even gave bottles of wine away. Now that's got to be a good thing!

Boatshed in Canada

Boatshed in Canada

Monday, 24 September 2007

Boatshed expands into Canada.

Boatshed Cowes Wins Top(ish) Award

Boatshed Cowes Wins Top(ish) Award

Monday, 24 September 2007

Frank Gelder from Boatshed Cowes has been bestowed with the highly-sought after "Boatshed Most Cuddly Broker" award following the recent Southampton Boatshow.

It's all over for another year - but what a 10 days!

It's all over for another year - but what a 10 days!

Sunday, 23 September 2007

Today, the Southampton Boat Show 2007 draws to a close and we look back over some of the moments that have made it another scorcher for Boatshed.

Blistering Barnacles - Boatshed is Bouncing Today

Blistering Barnacles - Boatshed is Bouncing Today

Wednesday, 19 September 2007

The Boatshed team has been throwing themselves into the water inside a large inflatable ball in order to bring you the latest from this year's Southampton Boatshow. Not content with just being the most sociable stand at the show (Fizz @ Five - everyone is invited), the crew has also been trying out some of the fun to be had.

Half way point nears at the Southampton Boatshow

Half way point nears at the Southampton Boatshow

Tuesday, 18 September 2007

There have been some sights this week at the Boatshed stand but the one that stands out are the Australian sailing fans rubbing shoulders with the local constabulary (and no-one was drinking officer...honest!)

And it's hot, hot, hot at the Southampton Boat Show (Day II)

And it's hot, hot, hot at the Southampton Boat Show (Day II)

Saturday, 15 September 2007

Southampton Boat Show dawned bright and hot today (Saturday) with environmental campaigns at the forefront of everybody’s mind.

Boatshed's Southampton Boat Show off to a cracking start

Boatshed's Southampton Boat Show off to a cracking start

Friday, 14 September 2007

The Southampton Boatshow is open for business and the Boatshed stand is buzzing. Our illustrious MD Neil Chapman was quick off the blocks with an interview for Gulf Radio and The Portsmouth News while the extended team of brokers, willing volunteers and friends were soon pressed into action by the groups of visitors wanting to learn for themselves about the Boatshed system.

How Much Fizz ?

How Much Fizz ?

Thursday, 13 September 2007

The Southampton Boatshow in the UK is approaching and Boatshed.com expects record attendance at this years famous "Fizz @ Five" on the stand.

Boatshed has the power

Boatshed has the power

Wednesday, 12 September 2007

The Boatshed PR machine has been in full force and a few days ago, the team from the Hamble office managed to scare a journalist into writing a feature in Metro (a local UK newspaper delivered from Bath to Edinburgh via London and Manchester).