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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.


Capibara - cruised to Bequia

Capibara - cruised to Bequia

Saturday, 01 February 2014

We've always had difficulties leaving a place, whether we’re at anchor or in a marina. There’s always something we ought to do, or another restaurant or boat to visit. We arrange to leave in the morning, and before the boat is ready to leave, another day has gone by.

What boat is the right boat?

What boat is the right boat?

Friday, 10 January 2014

After having been in St. Lucia for a week, we are slowly settling in to our new cruising life. We have however started questioning, if we have the right boat for the purpose.

Boatshed Yacht Broker Awards 2014

Boatshed Yacht Broker Awards 2014

Friday, 10 January 2014

The Boatshed 2014 Conference was held at the Excel exhibition centre during the London boat show. Boatshed offices travelled to London to share best practice, discuss ideas and develop new strategy for 2014/15.

Boatshed Scotland scoops broker of the year award

Boatshed Scotland scoops broker of the year award

Thursday, 09 January 2014

Boatshed Scotland won the trophy for "Yacht Broker of the year" at the 2014 Boatshed Conference and Awards ceremony.

Capibara - Atlantic crossing low down

Capibara - Atlantic crossing low down

Monday, 06 January 2014

We've had several questions from interested readers that are looking to do the Atlantic crossing, so here's some of what Signe & Henrik experienced on Capibara their Allegro 30.

Capibara - Should you believe everything you read?

Capibara - Should you believe everything you read?

Friday, 03 January 2014

After a rather boring Christmas Eve in Martinique, we decided to go to St. Lucia for the New Year’s, because a local girl from Martinique had told us that they threw better parties at the neighbour island.

London Boat Show on stand E163

London Boat Show on stand E163

Friday, 03 January 2014

Boatshed.com will be on Stand E163 for the next 9 days.

Capibara - Christmas in the Carribbean

Capibara - Christmas in the Carribbean

Friday, 27 December 2013

To arrive in Martinique has turned out to be a bit of an anti-climax for both of us, even though we barely talked about anything else during the crossing or before for that matter. Martinique hasn't live up to our expectations, which for my part have been have been completely off. I thought I had read somewhere that Martinique and especially the main city Fort-de-France was full of high-end and luxury brand shops, so I imagined Martinique to be something like the French Riviera with and island flavour. I do wonder where I've picked that up, because Fort-de-France couldn't be less like Cannes or Nice!

Aqua-Dock Modular Mooring & Pontoon Systems

Aqua-Dock Modular Mooring & Pontoon Systems

Friday, 20 December 2013

Aqua-Dock – Commercial Use and Benefits

Capibara - The highs and lows of their Atlantic crossing

Capibara - The highs and lows of their Atlantic crossing

Thursday, 19 December 2013

Sunday the 17th of November we sailed from Lanzarote both of us full of excitement and optimism. I just couldn’t believe that we were about to cross the Atlantic!

Capibara reached Martinique 18/12 15.42

Capibara reached Martinique 18/12 15.42

Wednesday, 18 December 2013

Capibara, Allegro 30, left Lanzarote on Sunday 17th November and arrived in Martinique after 32 days at sea.

Check out the boats in our next auction: Catalogue is now live

Check out the boats in our next auction: Catalogue is now live

Wednesday, 18 December 2013

Check out the bumper selection of boats in our next auction January 17-21 2014. If you are interested in any boats, you’ll have plenty of time to fit in a viewing before the auction starts on January 17th 2014.

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.

Sell your boat in our next boat auction

Sell your boat in our next boat auction

Tuesday, 17 December 2013

This is an online auction website for second hand boats, working in partnership with Boatshed.com. All transactions are fully secure, transparent and work under standard British Marine Federation guidelines. Auctions run from a Friday to Tuesday every quarter see dates of next auction: (left of home page)

Capibara Atlantic crossing: Day 18

Capibara Atlantic crossing: Day 18

Thursday, 05 December 2013

Just over two weeks at sea and just about half way to Martinique.

Why nobody goes cruising in the Canary Islands

Why nobody goes cruising in the Canary Islands

Friday, 08 November 2013

In Las Palmas we met a Danish cruiser, who lived on her boat in Las Palmas Marina. She had bought the boat in Spain six years earlier, had sailed it down to Las Palmas, and now the boat had never since been out of the marina.

Snapshot on whats happening on Gosport waterfront today

Snapshot on whats happening on Gosport waterfront today

Saturday, 26 October 2013

With the weather forecast placing a certain amount of doom and curbing our sailing over the next few days with Storm Force 10 to violent storm 11 expected on the south coast UK...

SV Traversay III - North West passage/Unimak Pass

SV Traversay III - North West passage/Unimak Pass

Saturday, 28 September 2013

The weather forecast for the Unimak Pass section of the Aleutians was, we are told, typical for this time of year. Later in the year, it gets worse.

Boatshed support Anna Wardley ..... Is she a human fish ?

Boatshed support Anna Wardley ..... Is she a human fish ?

Wednesday, 25 September 2013

Neil Chapman from Boatshed.com decides to sail around the Isle of Wight singled-handed to follow Anna Wardley as she becomes the THIRD PERSON EVER to swim 60 miles around this Island.

Yacht Charter company moves to sell boats

Yacht Charter company moves to sell boats

Saturday, 14 September 2013

RYA sailing school and yacht charter company, Commodore Yachting is launching a new strand to its business at the PSP Southampton Boat Show. Working in conjunction with Boatshed Portsmouth, Commodore Yachting is one of the first sailing school and charter companies to enable its customers to seamlessly move from learning to sail and chartering, to boat ownership.