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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 fun, buying second hand can be a good investment if you know what to look for.

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 left tied to the railings. A Facebook appeal eventually lead the police to the Norwegian owner. He had intended to sell the vessel in 2012 and was under the impression that the sale had been completed. He now owes two years of harbour fees.

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 to chat to a professional broker, based in Essex.

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 Boatshed we pride ourselves on a friendly and efficient service that often results in a quick sale. Here’s how we do it:

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 getting on with your work.

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.

How to talk like a sailor

How to talk like a sailor

Thursday, 26 September 2013

Do you remember our article Sailing Jargon to use Ashore? Sailing expressions have crept into our language over hundreds of years and become a part of our culture. If you’re a beginner you may be surprised at how many traditional sailing terms you already know.

How to live on a boat in #Essex

How to live on a boat in #Essex

Thursday, 22 August 2013

Have you ever dreamed of a complete lifestyle change? Live-aboard boaters can often feel part of a supportive community.

Sailing jargon to use ashore

Sailing jargon to use ashore

Thursday, 01 August 2013

Whilst we’re all familiar with basic sailing terms, aft, bow, port, starboard, leeward, windward, etcetera, you may be surprised at how many other traditional sailing terms you know from days gone by. Sailing expressions have crept into our language over hundreds of years, so much so that they’re now a part of our culture.

How to sail safely

How to sail safely

Thursday, 20 June 2013

“Worse things happen at sea”, as they say. I noticed two watery disasters in the news this week: A man fell from his yacht mast on the Isles of Scilly. The 62 year old Dutchman was airlifted to hospital in Truro but later died from his injuries. According to BBC News the yacht had been boarded as part of a Border Force operation.

Boat Buyers Legal Service

Boat Buyers Legal Service

Wednesday, 01 May 2013

The Boatshed crew recognise that buying a boat is a major decision, which is why you have chosen to use Boatshed as your professional broker to guide you through what can be a daunting process. We believe in offering the very best quality of service and provide our buyers with all the resources they need to ensure total peace of mind.