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.
December BoatBid Catalogue
One company that has been working to help with the sale and disposal of many of the boats caught up in the hurricanes is Boatshed.com. Hurricane Damaged Boats.com is an initiative specifically designed to help companies, individuals, boat owners, charter companies and the wider marine industry following the storm and hurricane damage in the Caribbean.
The UK’s leading marine conservation charity has launched a campaign to highlight how little things we do in our daily lives – often miles away from the coast – can have a massive effect on the quality of our coastal waters.
The Marine Conservation Society’s (MCS) ‘Poos and Don’ts’ campaign aims to drive home simple pollution messages based around a central theme – wherever you are, your actions have an impact on our rivers, beaches and the sea.
Winter is almost here...
Vestas 11th Hour Racing have won Leg 1 of the Volvo Ocean Race, crossing the finish line in the River Tagus in Lisbon, Portugal, to complete the 1,870 nautical mile leg in light winds on Saturday afternoon.
The win was a tremendous victory for American skipper Charlie Enright and his team, who earned 8 points for their efforts (including a one point ‘bonus’ for winning the leg).
December Boatbid - Entries Close 29/10
Entries Close 29th October.
Boatshed are launching a beta version of the Boatshed Archive, essentially a back catalogue of the 24,000+ boats we’ve been involved in selling. This is a great resource for people looking for boats, with each boat containing up to 100 photos, full boat spec and videos. This useful resource is like a boat bible for us all to use.
November 2017 sees the Boatshed technology team travel to Lisbon for 5 days at Web Summit Exhibition. Boatshed have been invited to feature their leading boat sales technology platform alongside the likes of Facebook Uber and Amazon. Chosen out of thousands of companies and after a difficult selection process, Boatshed has been chosen because of its international growth, innovative business model and widespread use of technology to sell boats.
Jeanne Socrates - Injured in fall
Boatshed is attending Grand Pavois boat show in La Rochelle, France - a 6 day event running from the 27th September to 2nd October 2017. It is the most important event of its type in France and will showcase a huge range of equipment and services ranging from water sports through surfing and water-skiing, to charter, motorboats, and yachts.
It's the final weekend of the Southampton Boatshow....
BoatBid Auction - 15th to 19th September - Bidding has begun!
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.
After a long wait, HMS Queen Elizabeth finally arrived in Portsmouth Harbour this morning at 0710hrs. She was greeted with a flotilla of boats and thousands of people lined the shores to catch a glimpse of the biggest warship ever built for the Royal Navy.
Boatshed supports screening of the film Vanishing Sail - A Dramatic Tale of the Caribbean Sailing Tradition wins support from creative boat seller Portsmouth, UK. Boatshed, the world’s largest yacht brokerage, announces its partnership with Indian Creek Films for the August 6 screening of the film Vanishing Sail-Five years in the making, Vanishing Sail is the story of how the centuries-old tradition of sailboat building was kept alive in the Grenadine islands.