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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 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...

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...

Boatshed and GGR Race Village
Boatshed and GGR Race Village
Thursday, 28 June 2018

Boatshed HQ team members are on location at the race Village in Les Sables-d'Olonne for the start of the Golden Globe Race on Sunday.
Boatshed are proud to be sponsors of the GGR and have sold several boats to race competitors

Paralympian to compete in Vendee Globe
Paralympian to compete in Vendee Globe
Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Marlow Ropes is the official supplier to Vendee Globe’s first ever Paralympian competitor, Hannah Stodel Racing.

Circumnavigating the UK in a Leisure 27, Part 5 - Wells to Scarborough
Circumnavigating the UK in a Leisure 27, Part 5 - Wells to Scarborough
Monday, 18 June 2018

Part 5 of Kevin Gilroy's intrepid solo UK circumnavigation

GGR depart Falmouth
GGR depart Falmouth
Thursday, 14 June 2018

Golden Globe Race boats depart Falmouth after Parade of Sail bound for Les Sables-d'Olonne

July Boatbid Auction
July Boatbid Auction
Monday, 14 May 2018

The July BoatBid auction will run from the 13th to the 17th July 2018 .

April Auction - Last Chance To Bid...
April Auction - Last Chance To Bid...
Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Just a quick reminder that this is the last chance to bid in the April Boatbid Auction. The Auction will end at 1900 this evening.

April Boatbid - Auction Open
April Boatbid - Auction Open
Friday, 13 April 2018

The auction will run from 0900 on Friday the 13th to 1700 on Tuesday the 17th of April.

April Boatbid - Catalogue OPEN
April Boatbid - Catalogue OPEN
Wednesday, 14 March 2018

The April auction is busier than ever with over 75 boats on offer.

Boatshed Texas Partner
Boatshed Texas Partner
Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Steve Black Boatshed Texas: “My 16’ Old Town Canoe with a Lean Green Lehr
propane gas outboard motor, perfect for Boatshed Texas media crew to go shoot photos & video of prospective listings (my favourite part of the business ;...

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