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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.

The Gibraltar - Morocco Yacht Rally - "The Most Sociable Yacht Rally in the World".
The Gibraltar - Morocco Yacht Rally - "The Most Sociable Yacht Rally in the World".
Friday, 11 July 2014

The fourteenth edition of the Gibraltar - Morocco Yacht Rally took place on the weekend of the 27th June. A record 34 yachts entered, although two never made it to the start line. The RN Gibraltar Squadron kindly positioned a real gunboat, HMS Sab...

What The Yacht Did Next - Part 2.
What The Yacht Did Next - Part 2.
Tuesday, 10 June 2014

The yacht, Baraonda sold by Boatshed Gibraltar in February 2013, has been up to the UK and down again to Spain and Portugal. We pick up Wendy & Craig’s story as they prepare to set off across the Atlantic after spending New Year 2014 in the ...

What The Yacht Did Next.
What The Yacht Did Next.
Sunday, 11 May 2014

The pleasure of being a yacht broker is in the interesting characters that can move in and out of your life. These characters come to Boatshed Gibraltar looking for a yacht in order to realise their dreams. Helping someone achieve a lifelong ambit...

Avoid The eBay Yacht Selling Scam.
Avoid The eBay Yacht Selling Scam.
Sunday, 16 March 2014

It all started with a phone call from a gentleman who told me that he had just succeeded in an eBay auction for a yacht with a bid of just over £35,000. He had noticed, the morning after his euphoric night, that the same yacht was for sale with B...

New boat search for Boatshed
New boat search for Boatshed
Wednesday, 18 December 2013

There are various ways you can now search using different criteria.

Inherited a Yacht? Now What?
Inherited a Yacht? Now What?
Saturday, 09 November 2013

It’s a nightmare scenario. Your beloved life partner has succumbed to an illness. After what is probably the most painful experience of your life you emerge to discover that now you own that yacht you never really loved. Selling a yacht in these...

Spanish Matriculation Tax Essentials.
Spanish Matriculation Tax Essentials.
Tuesday, 21 May 2013

This article is designed to de-mystify the subject of the Spanish Matriculation Tax (Impuesto de Matriculación) on yachts.

Bruno Buys a Yacht.
Bruno Buys a Yacht.
Wednesday, 15 May 2013

One of the pleasures of my new life as a yacht broker is the people I get to meet. From millionaires to seagoing paupers all have interesting life stories to share. The most inspiring and intriguing character so far has been Bruno.

Afloat Offshore
Afloat Offshore
Wednesday, 15 May 2013

Professionals move to work offshore to earn a better salaries and accumulate savings. Their technical skills command a premium in sands of the desert oil camp or the humid heat of the Arabian Peninsula. Typically these individuals work for intense...

Sailing with the Goldstars
Sailing with the Goldstars
Wednesday, 15 May 2013

Goldstars is the nickname of RAF 31 Squadron. The Goldstars have been in Gibraltar for a week with their Tornado GR4s. Boatshed Gibraltar had the pleasure of inviting nine pilots and navigators for a day's sailing. The link up was serendipitous b...

Boatshed goes responsive
Boatshed goes responsive
Monday, 13 May 2013

Boatshed goes Responsive!
Today, nearly 30% of Boatshed's traffic is mobile. By the end of next year, this may exceed 50% Tablet sales are expected to exceed 100 million this year. Smartphones, of course, are also a hot commodity, with the ...

How to buy a boat? The process
How to buy a boat? The process
Saturday, 20 April 2013

Before you travel to view a boat, check out all pictures and video of every boat for sale. Our brokers take all their own pictures so you can see the up to date information and full inventory of each boat.

Thinking of selling your boat?
Thinking of selling your boat?
Saturday, 20 April 2013

If you are thinking of selling your boat, then have a chat to one of our Boatshed Brokers and they will explain how Boatshed can help sell your boat and what they will do for you.

Boat Retailers and Brokers Code of Practice
Boat Retailers and Brokers Code of Practice
Tuesday, 11 December 2012

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Bruce Roberts designed yachts.
Bruce Roberts designed yachts.
Saturday, 24 November 2012

The name Bruce Roberts says something about the design quality and integrity of any yacht. Boatshed Gibraltar has had a number Bruce Roberts designed yachts listed for sale at different times.

Compelling Reasons to Register a Yacht in Gibraltar
Compelling Reasons to Register a Yacht in Gibraltar
Tuesday, 16 October 2012

In the last six months, further compelling reasons have emerged to make the Gibraltar Red Ensign the flag of choice. However, these changes aside, Gibraltar already has a host of advantages for registering a yacht in this unique southern European...

Steering Failure - Lessons from an unpleasant experience.
Steering Failure - Lessons from an unpleasant experience.
Friday, 20 April 2012

Yesterday was a perfect sailing day with a westerly F5 gusting F6. We were taking a Jeanneau 54DS out for a shakedown sail after some adjustments to the in-mast furling gear. We decided to unfurl in the harbour as there were lumpy seas beyond the ...

MCA Coding - Putting Your Yacht to Work
MCA Coding - Putting Your Yacht to Work
Sunday, 25 March 2012

Many people dream of a life afloat funded by charter work or sailing instruction. This is perfectly possible but for British flagged vessels or foreign flagged vessels operating from UK ports the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) lays down a se...

Gibraltar - Hassle Free Location to Sell your Yacht
Gibraltar - Hassle Free Location to Sell your Yacht
Friday, 06 January 2012

So you crossed the Atlantic nearly 18 months ago and soon the tax vultures will start circling for their pound of your hard earned flesh. The time is fast approaching when you will have to pay VAT and if in Spain, Matriculation Tax. 

Own a yacht that generates income.
Own a yacht that generates income.
Wednesday, 19 October 2011

In these difficult economic times the purchase of a yacht has to be carefully justified. With money in the bank earning derisory interest rates you may be looking for imaginative ways to make your money work for you.

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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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