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.
After a long wait, HMS Queen Elizabeth finally arrived in Portsmouth Harbour this morning at 0710hrs. She was greeted with a flotilla of boats and thousands of people lined the shores to catch a glimpse of the biggest warship ever built for the Royal Navy.
Boatshed supports screening of the film Vanishing Sail - A Dramatic Tale of the Caribbean Sailing Tradition wins support from creative boat seller Portsmouth, UK. Boatshed, the world’s largest yacht brokerage, announces its partnership with Indian Creek Films for the August 6 screening of the film Vanishing Sail-Five years in the making, Vanishing Sail is the story of how the centuries-old tradition of sailboat building was kept alive in the Grenadine islands.
BoatBid Auction - 14th to the 18th July - Bidding has begun!
As its name implies it is NOT a race as such but an opportunity to pitch up your vessel amongst others and see how you fair. Participating vessels range in length, design and capability which determines your start time smallest first, with the aim of finishing at about the same time.
When? - 14th to 18th July
A quick video, with yet another set of hints and tips on checking your lifejackets, direct from boatshed Brighton! (Apologies for the quality!)
My family and I were invited to the Land Rover BAR road show on Saturday 6th of May which was held at BAR America's Cup HQ in Portsmouth.
DEMO: Rare chance to see a life raft inflating.
Opportunities like this don't come along very often! If you have a life raft, do you know what's in it? This quick vid shows what's contained in a typical life raft and what it's used for. Love from Boatshed Brighton and Nicky's Canvasworks!
Only a week to go until the next auction which takes place from 14-18 April..
When abandoning their boat - something which is your last resort! - many people go to deploy their life rafts, only to find that they pull and pull and pull at their painter (the operating chord) and their life raft doesn't inflate.
Find Your Dream Boat!
Entries Close 4th March.
BoatBid Auction 10th to 14th February - Bidding has begun!
Boatshed.com conquers the thousands of miles between their HQ in the UK and Australia as they welcome Boatshed Gold Coast to the group:
The next auction runs from Friday 10th February 2017 until Tuesday 14th February 2017
The deadline for entries to the February BoatBid auction has been extended to 1700 on Friday 6th January. The catalogue will be open to view from the 11th of January and the auction will run from the 10-14th of February.
2017 is nearly upon us, and are you thinking that you may like to make a change to your current job? Why not consider becoming a yacht broker with Boatshed?
Since our last blog Jeanne has again suffered a set back and has had to abandon her non stop circumnavigation of the world attempt.
Boatshed is all about making buying a boat easier. This month we have launched VR, which alongside our hundreds of photos and videos makes the yacht brokerage sales process more transparent and faster.