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Why Register with Boatshed?
Why Register with Boatshed?
Wednesday, 10 October 2018

We are always told that Boatshed's website and online platform for the sale of boats is 'the best in the industry', but our technical engineers are always trying to improve it. We have added new features to our website and boat search system to ma...

Enter your boat into our next boat auction
Enter your boat into our next boat auction
Sunday, 07 October 2018

Our BoatBid online boat auction site provides the perfect platform for specialist boat auctions for a versatile range of boats from Cruising boats to Commercial, classic wooden boats to luxury motor yachts, houseboats, inland waterways, contact us...

Owners portal area for boat sellers
Owners portal area for boat sellers
Saturday, 06 October 2018

Getting regular updates from your yacht broker about sales activity on your boat is vital. As well as regular broker contact Boatshed offer all boat owners a secure area where they can obtain live information on the activity, viewings and sales da...

Preferred Partners Information for customers and partners
Preferred Partners Information for customers and partners
Thursday, 04 October 2018

Boatshed’s unique Preferred Partners Scheme connects boat buyers with marine suppliers and service providers, internationally, nationally across the UK and locally. When buying a used boat from Boatshed, many of our buyers require equipment, acc...

Independent Pre-Sale Assessments  ‘Transparency is everyone’s friend’
Independent Pre-Sale Assessments ‘Transparency is everyone’s friend’
Tuesday, 02 October 2018

An important part of what we do at Boatshed is help our owners’ boats stand out from the crowd and attract serious interest in a busy, often crowded marketplace. The strength of our website and IT platform, and the attention and importance our b...

Boating in #Essex: The Ultimate Guide
Boating in #Essex: The Ultimate Guide
Thursday, 04 September 2014

The Essex coast has so many interesting places to visit by boat. There are countless rivers and marinas, yet it’s also ideally situated for beginning a trip to the continent. The coastal sailing is challenging but fun; the Essex coast has alot o...

6 Things Your Land-Friends Won’t Tell You About Living Aboard
6 Things Your Land-Friends Won’t Tell You About Living Aboard
Thursday, 10 July 2014

So you’re thinking of living aboard but your friends and family are concerned that it will be cold in winter… What is the honest truth about living on a boat?

#Essex Boaters: Sell Now! Enjoy Low Commission & Free Storage
#Essex Boaters: Sell Now! Enjoy Low Commission & Free Storage
Thursday, 19 June 2014

Are you thinking of selling your boat?

4 Shortcuts for Selling a Boat in Record Time
4 Shortcuts for Selling a Boat in Record Time
Thursday, 22 May 2014

You can trawl the internet looking for the best tips and advice on how to sell a boat; but we like to keep things simple here. This is our minimalist guide to selling a boat.

Don’t Make These 5 Boat Buying Mistakes
Don’t Make These 5 Boat Buying Mistakes
Thursday, 08 May 2014

Buying a previously-loved boat can feel like a bit of a gamble, as you wonder how well the boat’s owner has maintained the bargain boat of your dreams. But whether you’re looking for coastal cruising, inland boating, quiet fishing or family fu...

How Safe is Your Boat From Thieves?
How Safe is Your Boat From Thieves?
Thursday, 24 April 2014

Last month it was reported that criminal gangs were responsible for a series of boat and engine thefts in Essex and Suffolk. Many stolen engines actually end up abroad.

5 Easy Steps to Sell a Boat Online
5 Easy Steps to Sell a Boat Online
Thursday, 10 April 2014

Police in Sweden have recently managed to trace the owner of a luxury yacht left in a harbour for two years. The wealthy owner says he had forgotten about it! The £65,000 boat was moored close to Sweden’s border with Norway and the keys were le...

How to Fix Your Engine Even if You Know Nothing About Diesel
How to Fix Your Engine Even if You Know Nothing About Diesel
Thursday, 20 March 2014

I just saw a picture on Facebook of a woman undertaking a diesel engine maintenance course. It got plenty of 'likes' and some positive comments from men who “like to see women getting involved”!

How to Sell a Boat in 2014
How to Sell a Boat in 2014
Thursday, 06 February 2014

It may be that you’re not sure yet if you want to sell or not, yet you’d like an idea of the current value of your boat and what the second hand boat market is like at the moment. If you need advice on any aspect of selling a boat you may like...

5 reasons you cannot afford to delay selling your boat
5 reasons you cannot afford to delay selling your boat
Thursday, 23 January 2014

If you’re thinking about selling your boat this year, don’t delay – boats are selling in Essex right now! The right buyer could be searching online today, while you’re continuing to pay boat insurance and hard standing or berthing fees. At...

The best of Boatshed #Essex 2013
The best of Boatshed #Essex 2013
Friday, 27 December 2013

We’ve managed to cram a lot of info onto our little blog this year! We kicked off in January full of resolutions and good intentions. This article focusses on the ecological benefits of boating and sailing. Go green: Be a sailor.

How to surf the net without wasting so much time
How to surf the net without wasting so much time
Thursday, 05 December 2013

This week I am focusing on letting go of distractions: specifically internet distractions. If you work in an office with access to the internet you’ll know how tempting it is to click on some article link on Facebook or Twitter instead of gettin...

3 things you must know when selling a boat
3 things you must know when selling a boat
Thursday, 24 October 2013

How much is your boat worth? Our brokers are here to advise you with their knowledge of the current market; but we can also offer some valuable top tips to help your boat meet its full potential.

Boat buying tips
Boat buying tips
Thursday, 10 October 2013

Here’s a Boatshed guide to choosing the right boat for you.