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Boatshed.com – redefining yacht brokerage for 20 years!
Boatshed.com – redefining yacht brokerage for 20 years!

September 2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the launch of Boatshed.com with 20,000 reasons to keep growing after its first 20 years of success.

Refer a Boat - How to earn extra income by referring a boat to Boatshed
Refer a Boat - How to earn extra income by referring a boat to Boatshed

Imagine you could do a favour for a friend or someone you know by helping them to sell their boat.

Why Register with Boatshed?
Why Register with Boatshed?

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

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...

My Boatshed - for boat sellers
My Boatshed - for boat sellers

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

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’

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

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

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?

4 Shortcuts for Selling a Boat in Record Time
4 Shortcuts for Selling a Boat in Record Time

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...