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.
The 20th Dubai International Boatshow is now officially open and the Boatshed team were on hand to see the opening ceremony first hand. Sheikh Majid Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum officially opened the show.
As the only British crew member on-board, Brian Thompson, today clocked up two major records as the maxi trimaran, Banque Populaire V, crossed the Jules Verne Trophy finish line near Brest, France this evening.
We’re all very excited about the PSP Southampton Boat Show and the Boatshed stand at the show.
Come and meet the Boatshed.com team at this years PSP Southampton boat show.
Perhaps it’s no great shock to hear that marine crime is on the increase, but particularly worrying is the shear scale of current thefts from boats in Devon and Cornwall. All too often boat crime is seen as ‘a minor inconvenience that the insurance will cover’ but its clear that what is going on in many cases is well organised, well thought out mass theft of outboards in particular. In some cases some yards have been targeted not once, but twice within a matter of weeks and its likely outboards were all but being stolen to order.
The legendary Fastnet Race starts on the 14th August 2011 in Cowes and finishes in Plymouth from the 16th onwards. The finishing fleet will be hosted at Sutton Harbour Marina which is where Stephen from BoatshedPlymouth keeps his own yacht. It will be an exciting time for all yachting enthusiasts and spectators as they watch the race fleet make their way across the finishing line at the Plymouth breakwater and then enter the Marina. Live music will be playing, the British Fireworks Championship will take place and all the usual Barbican hospitality will be available. BoatshedPlymouth looks forward to meeting the locals and visitors alike as they watch the events.
The guy's at Boatshed Hamble along with all the brokers at Boatshed cant resist anything to do with boats, and yesterday was a good example.
The Boatshed conference 2011 was a great success. Two days spent in and around Portsmouth Dockyard as well as Boatshed HQ in Gosport; with lots of lectures, group meetings and workshops. Approximately 30 Boatsheds came to the event, travelling from destinations across Europe and even as far as Phuket in the Far East.
This week sees Boatshed.com pass the 400,000 registered customer mark.
Plymouth, Devon is to host a stage of the America’s Cup World Series 2011
By Ian Dawes, Boatshed Port Solent
After huge expansion of the group over the past few years the Boatshed.com team have opted for a new form of transport, with 15 luxuriously-appointed offices the new Boatshed Head Quarters is due to be commissioned this month.
There’s no doubt that Boatshed is a business on a mission. With new offices and new brokers joining throughout 2010 and new businesses due to launch in the first quarter of 2011, the company goes from strength to strength and we’re now looking for more people to join us on that mission.
Boatshed Hamble .Com starts 2011 with a new phase in its successful eight year history.
On January 31, the second edition of the Barcelona World Race will start. This very exciting Round the World race will see 15 teams of 2 crew around the world in a non-stop race. Some outside assistance is permitted, but subject to rules and penalties.
Barcelona boat show
Boatshed.com were on the water this afternoon for the start this legendary single-handed transatlantic race.
Sometimes, I come to the conclusion you just get too many emails. Anyhow, whilst poring through Friday’s delivery of the odd two or three hundred emails in my inbox, I noticed one titled Rib Raid; nothing to do with technical redundancy on servers. When I opened it, I found it was an invitation to go and join the guys at Boatshed, Hamble for a brief soiree around the Solent.