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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.


How Safe is Your Local Beach From Pollution?

How Safe is Your Local Beach From Pollution?

Thursday, 18 September 2014

If you care about the Essex coastline then the chances are that you’ll want to ensure our beaches are safe for our children’s children to enjoy. So, did you know that The Great British Beach Clean kicks off today, thanks to The Marine Conservation Society? MCS is the UK charity dedicated to protecting our seas, shores and wildlife. Based in Herefordshire,they fight for marine wildlife protection, sustainable fisheries and clean seas and beaches all over Britain.

Boat Sales from a Different Aspect

Boat Sales from a Different Aspect

Saturday, 13 September 2014

Boatshed have teamed up with professional drone photographers AltiVision to offer a completely new perspective on boats for sale. Launching the products at the PSP Southampton Boat Show, Neil Chapman commented “We have previously done some aerial photography of boats but helicopters and light aircraft make the costs prohibitive. By utilising drones, we hope we are able to bring this service to many people selling their boats with Boatshed”.

How to Buy a Boat for Under £16,000

How to Buy a Boat for Under £16,000

Thursday, 11 September 2014

It’s the perfect time of year to pick up a boat that has been reduced in price. Today we are featuring three end of season bargains that you can’t afford to miss.

3 Boats That We Like at a Price That You'll Love

3 Boats That We Like at a Price That You'll Love

Thursday, 28 August 2014

These three featured boats have all had their asking prices reduced. As with all Boatshed boats we have an extensive slideshow of images for each boat for sale. Click each link to see the full specifications and all the photos.

What's on: Burnham Week 2014

What's on: Burnham Week 2014

Thursday, 21 August 2014

Burnham week is 23rd to 30th August this year and it’s the last major regatta of the season.

3 Stunning Bargains for Summer 2014

3 Stunning Bargains for Summer 2014

Thursday, 14 August 2014

If you were a boat, which kind of boat would you be? This week we are able to introduce three very different boats for sale that have had their asking prices reduced. Each boat has her own individual character and needs to be matched with the right skipper. As with all Boatshed boats we have an extensive slideshow of images for each boat for sale, so that you can really examine the boat inside and out. Click each link to see the full specifications and all the photos.

3 #Sailing Charities Every #Essex Boater Should Know

3 #Sailing Charities Every #Essex Boater Should Know

Thursday, 07 August 2014

This week The Daily Mail reported that a yacht was anonymously donated to a sailing charity. The £20,000 1970s Rival 34 sea class yacht was given to Ocean Youth Trust North to enable more young people to take part in Adventure under Sail voyages. The sail training and youth development charity promotes the development of team working, communication and leadership skills and helps young people to overcome adversity.

Diary of 2015 Boatshed Events, Boat Shows and Regattas

Diary of 2015 Boatshed Events, Boat Shows and Regattas

Friday, 01 August 2014

Events, Boat Shows and Regattas in which Boatshed plan to participate, or which are of interest to our customers, during 2015.

UK and European VAT issues explained by a leading industry expert

UK and European VAT issues explained by a leading industry expert

Friday, 01 August 2014

This end-of-year review focuses on the VAT 'hot topics' of 2014 and offers a few ideas for boat buyers and sellers to consider for the next year.

How are we doing?  What customers think of our service

How are we doing? What customers think of our service

Friday, 01 August 2014

At Boatshed we encourage feedback from our customers, as a way of monitoring and improving the services we offer. Here are some recent comments we have received:

Our Broker’s Top 3 Bargains This Week

Our Broker’s Top 3 Bargains This Week

Thursday, 31 July 2014

This weeks 3 best deals include a Catamaran, a Fairline motor boat and a Mascot motor sailer. Click each link to see the full specifications and all the photos.

How to Become a Liveaboard Boater

How to Become a Liveaboard Boater

Thursday, 24 July 2014

Choosing a boat to live aboard is a very personal choice and will depend on your own individual requirements and your budget. The overall cost of the lifestyle will depend on many variables such as how much cruising you plan to do, will you be using much fuel, will you be at anchor or in marinas, and will the boat itself be high maintenance?

3 Ways to Get the Boat You Like at a Price You'll Love

3 Ways to Get the Boat You Like at a Price You'll Love

Thursday, 17 July 2014

If there’s one thing better than planning to spend the rest of this summer on the water, it’s knowing that you got your boat at an amazing price. Get ready for your best summer ever and check out these three reduced boats for sale in Essex that suit different budgets. Click each link to see the full specification and all the photos.

This Week’s 3 Best Deals

This Week’s 3 Best Deals

Thursday, 26 June 2014

Summertime boating weather is here! It’s a great time to buy or sell a boat. Click each link to see the full specification for these boats that have been reduced in price.

Prices Slashed for Quick Sale! #Essex

Prices Slashed for Quick Sale! #Essex

Thursday, 12 June 2014

We have so many gorgeous photos of these boats that have been reduced for a quick sale. I’ve just been checking them out and it definitely makes me want to get out of the office and back on to the water, now that summer time is here. Click each link to see the full specification for these boats that have been reduced in price.

Is this the motor cruiser you are looking for?!

Is this the motor cruiser you are looking for?!

Thursday, 29 May 2014

If you’re looking for a bargain boat for sale in Essex we may have the boat you are looking for. Ideal for longer voyages or comfortable live aboard's, all three of these models are not only very capable cruisers, but with all the creature comforts you would expect from Motor Cruisers of this size.

3 Ways to Afford a Boat That You Love

3 Ways to Afford a Boat That You Love

Thursday, 15 May 2014

I’m sure summer is on the way now, and there are loads of ways to get boating locally this weekend, in fact some events are free!

3 Bargain Boats for the Bank Holiday Weekend

3 Bargain Boats for the Bank Holiday Weekend

Thursday, 01 May 2014

This weekend you can visit the Thames Sailing Barge Trust’s two sailing barges at Hythe Quay. Take a look around these two iconic vessels and enjoy some shanty singers during this seafaring themed day out in Maldon this weekend. The cost is simply a donation, from 11am on Sunday 4th and Monday 5th May.

3 Glorious Sailing Yachts Reduced in Price

3 Glorious Sailing Yachts Reduced in Price

Thursday, 17 April 2014

There are rumours that this summer is going to be long and hot, in fact the best we have had in the UK for years. What better way is there to enjoy those perfect summer days, than as the captain of your own yacht, sailing where the winds take you?

3 Bargain Boats for the Boating Season

3 Bargain Boats for the Boating Season

Thursday, 27 March 2014

If you’re looking for a luxury motor yacht for sale in Essex we may have the boat you are looking for. Each of these boats has an extensive slideshow of images so that you can examine it thoroughly before booking a viewing. You may also like the Boatshed Guide to Choosing the Right Boat For You. These three boats have had their asking prices reduced.