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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.

Push the boat out: Price drops in Essex

Thursday, 11 October 2012

This week we have further opportunities for those who are looking for boats for sale at attractive prices. For each of these featured boats we have a slideshow of images so you can really get a feel for the boat; inside and out.

This Week’s Yachting News

Thursday, 04 October 2012

Bavaria, Jeanneau, Leisure and Westerly… Sail boats and yachts are never far from the news, with amusing anecdotes of what the rich or famous get up to on the water. Even if you’re just looking locally in Essex at Southerly, Carter or Pegasus boats for sale it’s fun to look at what’s happening out there on the world’s luxury yachts.

Latest Bargains: Price drops in Essex

Thursday, 27 September 2012

While the rain was coming down earlier this week so were our prices. Check out a few of our featured boats for sale at the moment and see if somebody’s second hand boat could be your first class dream! Every boat has many photos of the interior and exterior which can be viewed as a slideshow.

Sailors Wanted: No Experience Necessary!

Thursday, 20 September 2012

Have you seen the ‘Watch My Story’ campaign that popped up on Monday in the media and social media? The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race has launched a new international crew recruitment drive. Whether you love Bavaria, Jeanneau, Leisure, Westerly, Southerly, Carter or Pegasus sail boats these short films will inspire you to get on the water.

Featured Boat: Dutch Trawler MFV

Thursday, 13 September 2012

This converted motor fishing vessel we have for sale in Essex is 52ft long and the boat was of course built in a Dutch shipyard.

Love Boating on the East Coast?

Thursday, 06 September 2012

Is it too tidal and muddy? Where could we go for a day or a weekend? If you’re looking for your first boat for sale, you may be surprised at how much exploring can be done around Essex. Whether you’re looking for Bavaria, Jeanneau, Sealine or Bayliner the Essex coast can be enjoyed sailing, power boating or fishing.

Featured Boat: Arvor 215

Thursday, 30 August 2012

One of our featured boats for sale at the moment is this Arvor 215.

Essex Sailing Championships

Thursday, 23 August 2012

This weekend Stone Sailing Club is hosting the Essex Sailing Championships. The club is located at St. Lawrence Bay near Southminster. At Boatshed Essex we always have a selection of sail boats for sale to suit all tastes and budgets.

Spotlight on this Sealine S37

Thursday, 16 August 2012

One of our featured boats for sale at the moment is this Sealine S37 which has been reduced in price.

Cowes Week 11-18 August 2012

Thursday, 09 August 2012

No it’s not in Essex but it’s another great British boating event and it makes a change from the Olympics!

Boat of the Moment: Sealine F42/5

Thursday, 02 August 2012

Our boat of the moment is this beautiful Sealine F42/5

Olympic #Sailing Roundup

Wednesday, 01 August 2012

Sunday kicked off with a good day for Australia, Russia and Spain. The three nations won both of their races in The Elliott 6m.

The Olympic Sailing Begins!

Sunday, 29 July 2012

The London 2012 Organising Committee (LOCOG) has taken temporary ownership of the Olympic and Paralympic Sailing Village in Portland. 700 athletes and 550 officials will stay at the Sailing Village, with about half that number using the accommodation during the Paralympic Games.

Boat of the Moment: Snapdragon 24

Thursday, 26 July 2012

Our boat of the moment is this Snapdragon 24. She has been very well cared for, and is in commission ready to use.

'Push the Boat Out' day: 21st July

Tuesday, 17 July 2012

To celebrate London 2012 there’s a special day to get lots of British boats out on to the water.

Boat of the Moment: Regal 1900

Tuesday, 10 July 2012

Our boat of the moment is this immaculate Regal 1900LE with a Fastrac Hull. She is a superb bow rider with just 20 hours of use from new. The engine incidentally is the 225Hp version capable of a top speed of 55mph. When tested by boattest they found that it will plane in 3.2 seconds and reach 30mph in 6.5 seconds - not bad!

The Blackwater Blog

Thursday, 28 June 2012

Choices, choices: There is such a diversity of choice when it comes to rivers and coastal cruising in Essex: Whether you’re looking for a Jeanneau, Bavaria, Oyster boat for sale or a Bermudan Sloop Classic Yacht you still also have to decide where to go boating.

Who Saves Lives on the Essex Coast?

Thursday, 21 June 2012

The Essex coast has so many good places to visit by boat. Whether you cruise by sailboat or motorboat this coast can be both fun and challenging. You have to be aware of the sandbanks and the tides. Do you enjoy Essex with a Beneteau or a Jeanneau? Do you prefer Fairline, Sunseekers or Westerly boats? When you’re looking for a boat for sale in Essex what safety features and equipment do you look for? appointed new brokerage provider by British Waterways Marinas Ltd.

Friday, 15 June 2012

British Waterways Marinas Ltd, one of the largest marina operators in the country, has appointed as its sole provider of brokerage at its marinas in the South and West.

Choosing a Boat Part 2 – Motor Boats

Thursday, 14 June 2012

When you’re new to boating the mind boggles with all of the choices to make, but I have to say it’s fun doing your research! We have Colvic boats for sale, Crownline boats for sale, bow riders, fishing boats and cruising yachts for sale. If names like Princess, Fairline and Sealine leave you worrying that you don’t’ know your Jeanneau from your elbow, then get in touch with Steve who will be happy to talk things over with you. As an introduction I’ve outlined a few of the different kinds of motor boats we have listed at Boatshed Essex.