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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.

Boatshed Essex, the New Normal
Boatshed Essex, the New Normal
Sunday, 17 May 2020

New, secure processes for Brokers, buyers and sellers post lockdown.
17th May 2020.

#Staysafe buying boats.   Information for Buyers, Sellers and Brokers.
#Staysafe buying boats. Information for Buyers, Sellers and Brokers.
Friday, 01 May 2020

Our business practices aim to reduce social contact where possible and when customers and brokers need to meet, we aim to reduce any risk of infection. Please find further information below, relevant to selling and buying . These are in addition ...

April BoatBid Auction is live !
April BoatBid Auction is live !
Friday, 10 April 2020

As planned, the April 2020 BoatBid Auction went live this morning and bidding has started.
Take a look at the selection of boats entered below, or head to BoatBid.com

Boatshed Essex Covid-19 Update
Boatshed Essex Covid-19 Update
Friday, 03 April 2020

The Boatshed organisation is acutely aware of the challenges for everyone as the situation around Covid-19 (Coronavirus) develops. Our first responsibility is for the safety of our customers and team. Boatshed offices are following th...

Three sailing charities every boater in Essex, might like to know.
Three sailing charities every boater in Essex, might like to know.
Wednesday, 01 April 2020

There are several Essex sailing charities that you could support locally!

Have you thought about a Lochin 33?
Have you thought about a Lochin 33?
Friday, 13 March 2020

Have you thought about a Lochin 33? They are well known for their seakeeping qualities and unrivalled strength, making them a great workboat / fishing boat for personal or commercial use (with the right coding).

April 2020 BoatBid Auction - Catalogue is LIVE !
April 2020 BoatBid Auction - Catalogue is LIVE !
Wednesday, 11 March 2020

Our April BoatBid Auction will be running from 10th to 14th April 2020. This morning the Catalogue for the BoatBid Auction went live.
Here is a snapshot of the vessels available:

Daniel Craig supports RNLI’s lifesaving mission
Daniel Craig supports RNLI’s lifesaving mission
Friday, 06 December 2019

Image: Greg Williams/RNLI

Marking a momentous 20 years for Boatshed.com
Marking a momentous 20 years for Boatshed.com
Friday, 01 November 2019

A cruel twist of fate and a passion for boats are now ingrained in Boatshed’s 20-year history through a chain of events that was to revolutionize the yacht brokerage industry.

The Mayday Call that saved our lives – and started a business…
The Mayday Call that saved our lives – and started a business…
Thursday, 12 September 2019

In celebrating the 20th anniversary of Boatshed.com we take a glimpse into how the business began. But how could co-founders Mandy and Neil Chapman ever have imagined that their dramatic air-sea rescue in a Force 10 storm would become such...

Divert to Link
Divert to Link
Wednesday, 28 August 2019

https://www.boatshed.com/covid-19--boatshed-status--still-open-for-business-blog-62653.html

Get browsing and get ready to bid – it’s Boatshed’s Summer 2019 Boat Auction!
Get browsing and get ready to bid – it’s Boatshed’s Summer 2019 Boat Auction!
Wednesday, 12 June 2019

At Boatshed, our mission is to make it easier for you to buy and sell boats. And with our next online boat auction set to start on July 12, you can view a fabulous selection of boats for sale in our online catalogue today.

Neil Chapman starts the two handed ARC across the Atlantic to St Lucia
Neil Chapman starts the two handed ARC across the Atlantic to St Lucia
Tuesday, 27 November 2018

Neil Chapman Co Founder and CEO of Boatshed.com is doing the double-handed ARC crossing from Las Palmas to St Lucia 2018 with Curt Mundy from Boatshed Ireland.

December Boatbid Catalogue
December Boatbid Catalogue
Wednesday, 07 November 2018

The December Boatbid Catalogue has 55 boats for you ...
look through the catalogue here.

NOKIA and Alex Thomson Racing announce ground breaking technology partnerships
NOKIA and Alex Thomson Racing announce ground breaking technology partnerships
Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Nokia, together with its world-renowned industrial research and innovation engine, Nokia Bell Labs, has been announced as Technology Partner to UK-based sailing team Alex Thomson Racing.

The partnership, which continues through to 2021, will see...

GGR sailor rescued days after severe storm
GGR sailor rescued days after severe storm
Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Abhilash Tomy’s dismasted yacht Thuriya, photographed from an Indian military plane. Image: Indian Navy / PPL / GGR

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Faulty gas appliances can cause carbon monoxide poisoning, a highly poisonous gas that you can’t see, smell or taste, and can led to serious illness or even death. It is estimated around 40 people die from carbon monoxide poisoning every yea...

Round the Island Race countdown
Round the Island Race countdown
Friday, 06 July 2018

With less than 24 hours to go before Katie Schuhster – representing the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust – fires the cannon as official race starter for the 87th edition of the Round the Island Race, the festive atmosphere in Cowes is in f...

Plastic Is Polluting Our Oceans
Plastic Is Polluting Our Oceans
Thursday, 05 July 2018

Plastic continues to pollute our oceans and there are no signs of it slowing down. Around the world, we are producing more than 300 million tonnes of plastic each year due to its cheapness and versatility when it comes to packaging – creatin...

HM Coastguard adopts RYA SafeTrx as new safety id scheme
HM Coastguard adopts RYA SafeTrx as new safety id scheme
Wednesday, 04 July 2018

RYA SafeTrx now supersedes the HM Coastguard CG66 scheme 

The Maritime & Coastguard Agency and the Royal Yachting Association have joined forces to reveal RYA SafeTrx as HM Coastguard’s new official voluntary safety identification...

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