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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.

Marking a momentous 20 years for Boatshed.com
Marking a momentous 20 years for Boatshed.com
Friday, 01 November 2019

A cruel twist of fate and a passion for boats are now ingrained in Boatshed’s 20-year history through a chain of events that was to revolutionize the yacht brokerage industry.

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...

Buy a boat in France with Boatshed and enjoy guaranteed income from rentals
Buy a boat in France with Boatshed and enjoy guaranteed income from rentals
Friday, 28 June 2019

By teaming up with Canalous, the leading French boat builder and hire fleet operator, Boatshed is bringing the best out of boat ownership in France.

Supertaff and Boatshed crew arrive in Portugal as ARC Europe rally draws to a close
Supertaff and Boatshed crew arrive in Portugal as ARC Europe rally draws to a close
Saturday, 15 June 2019

9,000 miles, two Atlantic crossings and one amazing experience is how Boatshed CEO Neil Chapman reflects on the past seven months as the Supertaff crew step onto dry land in Lagos.

Rising to the challenge of wind, rain and how to improvise with the laundry
Rising to the challenge of wind, rain and how to improvise with the laundry
Thursday, 13 June 2019

JUNE 13th – and less than 200 miles remaining on the Azores - Portugal leg of the ARC Europe Rally which includes rounding Cape St Vincent en route to Lagos. Squalls, mopping up and oil tankers are the order of the day in this latest report ...

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.

It’s ‘adeus’ to the Azores, fishy tales and the one that got away!
It’s ‘adeus’ to the Azores, fishy tales and the one that got away!
Monday, 10 June 2019

JUNE 10th – 700 miles to go – and we’re back onboard Supertaff again with Neil Chapman, Curt Mundy and Curt’s niece Shea as we embark on the next European leg of the Atlantic Rally Challenge.

Sailing through three centuries – and now for sale!
Sailing through three centuries – and now for sale!
Thursday, 06 June 2019

Indulge yourself – for a moment or much longer – as you take the helm of this vintage racing cruiser.

Why sailing is good for the Boatshed business
Why sailing is good for the Boatshed business
Tuesday, 04 June 2019

If you’ve been following our news stories and blogs over the past few months, you’ll be aware that Boatshed founder Neil Chapman has been sailing the 41’ Supertaff more than usual just lately. And not without good cause!

Let’s share a ‘high five’ with Wendy for another great year!
Let’s share a ‘high five’ with Wendy for another great year!
Tuesday, 04 June 2019

For someone who grew up about as far away from the sea as you can get in England, it may seem strange that Wendy Barker found her calling in the marine industry.

Supertaff challenges record on the Atlantic Rally Challenge
Supertaff challenges record on the Atlantic Rally Challenge
Tuesday, 28 May 2019

May 28th – after 13 days at sea since leaving Bermuda, the 3-hour watch routine, dwindling supplies of fresh food and battering winds are testing everyone’s resolve. But spirits remain high with the Azores just beyond the horizon.

Dolphins, more dolphins and a close shave on the Atlantic Rally Challenge
Dolphins, more dolphins and a close shave on the Atlantic Rally Challenge
Tuesday, 28 May 2019

May 27 – and undeterred by the rogue wave that swamped the cockpit a couple of days ago, the team continue to make headway aboard Supertaff en route to The Azores...but always expecting the unexpected!

Weathering the waves with Supertaff on the Atlantic Rally Challenge
Weathering the waves with Supertaff on the Atlantic Rally Challenge
Sunday, 26 May 2019

Eight days under sail – and the balmy waters of Bermuda could not be more different from the now changeable conditions in mid-Atlantic.

Contessa shows off her jewels on the Isle of Wight with Boatshed
Contessa shows off her jewels on the Isle of Wight with Boatshed
Thursday, 23 May 2019

True to its commitment to sell more boats faster than traditional yacht brokers, Boatshed has just completed the sale of a Contessa 32 through its Isle of Wight brokerage office – inside 12 days.

Netherlands challenges for 36th America’s Cup
Netherlands challenges for 36th America’s Cup
Thursday, 03 January 2019

Image: Hamish Hooper

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.

First fully up-cycled mooring rope launches
First fully up-cycled mooring rope launches
Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Marlow Ropes has launched the first premium sustainable mooring rope made using 100 per cent recycled plastic.

The Blue Ocean Dockline is the first ‘technically better’ premium dockline rope manufactured using yarn wholly made from p...

Golden Globe Race Update
Golden Globe Race Update
Monday, 12 November 2018

And this week sees Susie heading past New Zealand in an incredible 4th place - made even more interesting, by Jean-Luc Van Den Heede, in 1st place, receiving an 18 hour time penalty for improper use of his sat phone!

The lifeboat heroes of World War one who saved over 200 lives
The lifeboat heroes of World War one who saved over 200 lives
Sunday, 11 November 2018

LEFT: Henry Blogg, Cromer Lifeboat Coxswain. Image: RNLI
RIGHT: Local gallantry awardees from Whitby involved in the Rohilla rescue. Back row l-r: George Peart (Silver Medal), Thomas M Kelly (Upgang Second Coxswain, Than...

Bavaria Yachts is relying on 100 percent “Made in Giebelstadt”
Bavaria Yachts is relying on 100 percent “Made in Giebelstadt”
Thursday, 18 October 2018

Pressing the restart button at Bavaria Yachts and activating the demoulding of the first hull in the production line: Dr. Tobias Brinkmann, Dr. Ralph Kudla, Kai Brandes, Erik Appel and Christian Hartmann (from left). Image:...

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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.