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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.

Why Fit a Staysail?
Why Fit a Staysail?
Thursday, 14 September 2017

On the way to and from the Azores in August 2016 we experienced wind speeds of over 30 knots at times. As we reefed down the mainsail and genoa to hankie size two things seemed to happen. Firstly the genoa, not designed, to be reefed to such a sma...

Hurricane IRMA Appeal - How can you help?
Hurricane IRMA Appeal - How can you help?
Monday, 11 September 2017

Boatshed offices in the Caribbean are currently experiencing very difficult circumstances. Our thoughts are with the families and members of the boatshed team caught up in the very challenging circumstances.

Lessons of Ocean Sailing
Lessons of Ocean Sailing
Monday, 31 July 2017

A year ago today Citadel, a Jeanneau 54DS, set off from Gibraltar for the Azores. During the month of August in 2016 we sailed 2000 miles (a thousand each way) and spent 2 weeks cruising the anchorages and bars of the Azores. It was a wond...

14th - 18th July Boatbid - Entry Opens Today!
14th - 18th July Boatbid - Entry Opens Today!
Monday, 15 May 2017

When? - 14th to 18th July

April Boatbid - Enter Now!
April Boatbid - Enter Now!
Thursday, 02 March 2017

Entries Close 4th March.

Boatshed: Proud to be Local; Privileged to be Global
Boatshed: Proud to be Local; Privileged to be Global
Wednesday, 01 March 2017

Boatshed has a global reach, but understands the importance of ‘local boots on the ground.’ Boatshed is now the largest yacht brokerage organisation in the world, with agents, partners and brokers working across the UK, Europe, US, Asia and Em...

Ocean Village - Boatshed Gibraltar Morocco Yacht Rally.
Ocean Village - Boatshed Gibraltar Morocco Yacht Rally.
Saturday, 18 February 2017

The planning has started. The shortest intercontinental yacht rally is on for the 30th June this year!

Digital Boat Platform, Targeting Client Expectations, Boosts Sales
Digital Boat Platform, Targeting Client Expectations, Boosts Sales
Friday, 03 February 2017

Brokers seek to reach international markets; Boatshed’s digital platform has global reach, and analyses data to match sales with most likely buyers

Get More When You List with Boatshed
Get More When You List with Boatshed
Friday, 03 February 2017

Listing your boat with Boatshed gives you international reach and long-term support – Boatshed has improved boat listing process to make it perform better.

Why Listing with Boatshed is a Better Deal
Why Listing with Boatshed is a Better Deal
Monday, 16 January 2017

With its international reach, cutting-edge technology and improved processes, Boatshed consistently sells boats faster and at greater value. Boat and yacht sellers often choose a broker based largely on the rate of commission. But a low commis...

Brexit Issues for the Yachting Industry.
Brexit Issues for the Yachting Industry.
Wednesday, 11 January 2017

It is fallacious to think that Brexit is the end of the good times. It’s certainly the end of the UK’s relationship with the EU but it is inconceivable that mutually beneficial bilateral relationships with all European countries now comprising...

Horta to Gibraltar via Ponta Delgada
Horta to Gibraltar via Ponta Delgada
Tuesday, 06 December 2016

Continuing my account of the return trip to The Azores and back from Gibraltar:

Portugal’s Tallest Mountain is out mid-Atlantic.
Portugal’s Tallest Mountain is out mid-Atlantic.
Saturday, 12 November 2016

Continuing my account of the trip to The Azores from Gibraltar:-

A Jewel in the Atlantic and a Marine Engineer in Lederhosen.
A Jewel in the Atlantic and a Marine Engineer in Lederhosen.
Wednesday, 28 September 2016

After seven days at sea we have arrived at the port of Ponta Delgada on the island of Sao Miguel, Azores. It’s been exhausting to be on emergency tiller for nearly 400 nautical miles. I had been looking forward to doing some sightseeing but befo...

400 Miles on the Emergency Tiller.
400 Miles on the Emergency Tiller.
Thursday, 15 September 2016

A trip to the Azores 1000nM away from Gibraltar has been on my bucket list for the last three years. Every yachtsman who has ever been there tell me of the natural beauty of the islands and the friendliness of the islanders so on the 1st Aug Citad...

2016 Ocean Village/Boatshed Gibraltar Morocco Yacht Rally
2016 Ocean Village/Boatshed Gibraltar Morocco Yacht Rally
Friday, 22 July 2016

Record Number of Yachts Take Part in the 2016 Ocean Village/Boatshed Gibraltar Morocco Yacht Rally and Raise £10,591.33 for the Gibraltar Red Cross. Forty-eight yachts including the star of the show, HMS Scimitar of the RN Gibraltar Squadron,...

The Ocean Village/Boatshed Gibraltar Morocco Yacht Rally Gathers Momentum.
The Ocean Village/Boatshed Gibraltar Morocco Yacht Rally Gathers Momentum.
Thursday, 31 March 2016

The Ocean Village/Boatshed Gibraltar Morocco Yacht Rally Gathers Momentum.

Why list your boat for sale with Boatshed
Why list your boat for sale with Boatshed
Tuesday, 23 February 2016

These days there are lots of ways for an owner to try and sell a boat, from advertising it on Ebay or in a local newspaper, to handing it over exclusively to a professional broker. Nevertheless, at Boatshed we remain firmly of the view that the be...

Avoiding pitfalls when buying and selling a used boat
Avoiding pitfalls when buying and selling a used boat
Tuesday, 29 December 2015

Buying and selling a boat can be quite a daunting process, not to mention emotional, especially if you are selling something that has given you a tremendous amount of fun, challenges and happiness over the years and has become close to your heart....

Fancy a dip this Christmas?
Fancy a dip this Christmas?
Friday, 18 December 2015

If you fancy a dip in the sea at Christmas, you are either brave/daft or raising money for charity – after all who would want to leave the comfort of their over warm homes to jump into icy waters if it wasn’t for charity!?

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