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.
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Tony Chapman and the Boatshed.com Viper 640 has driven approx 8500 miles in the last 3 weeks doing the Viper 640 regattas and championships in North America.
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.
Thursday 20th September hosted ladies day at the PSP Southampton boat show with lots of beautifully dressed women.
On Thursday attending the "On the Water" Bus in association with Boatshed.com, we have Ray Cotton from HMRC who will be available to answer any queries you may have about, importing a boat, VAT, proof of VAT, etc. He is only available for questions at the PSP Southampton boat show on the Wednesday and Thursday, so make sure you put this in your diary.
It is always a pleasure to step on board a beautifully clean and well presented boat. That was my first reaction when I stepped aboard this beautiful Bavaria 330 Sport. The owners have obviously spent a lot of time and effort to keep her in top condition, not to mention the money they have spent on all the recent improvements.
Day 2 of the 42nd Newport International Boat Show was another busy one. The crowds started right when the gates opened and took us through another great Fizz @ 5!
With the start of the show to cloudy skies and slight rain it soon cleared up to be a bright, blustery day. The Olympian athletes opened the 2012 PSP Southampton boat show to a burst of enthusiasm from the crowd.
Sail 4 Cancer has announced a new boat donation campaign which allows people to dispose of their boats whilst getting significant tax benefits.
With the success of British sportsmen and women in sailing, canoeing and rowing during the Olympics and Paralympics, the time could not be better to encourage new people into boating.
Buy your discounted PSP Southampton boat show tickets here to support Sail 4 Cancer and receive your discounted ticket prices for the Show:
Nobody knows the importance of having the right safety equipment onboard better than our own Directors, Neil and Mandy Chapman, they were rescued by the RNLI in the Bay of Biscay in October 1998 when their boat rolled 360 degrees, this was a life changing experience for Neil and Mandy who fortunately did have the correct safety equipment and who credit the event as being responsible for the creation of Boatshed.
Boatshed Newport was in the house for the final day of racing at the America's Cup World Series. It was yet again a fantastic day although the winds a bit calmer. The first race featured Oracle Teams USA Spithill and Coutts in a final heat with Coutts the triumphant winner. He claims the title for the most America's Cup victories.
Boatshed.com are promoting themselves at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this week.
Boatshed Newport was at the America’s Cup Village at Fort Adams today, which was swarming with people from around the world here to witness the spectacular race. Everywhere I walked I heard a foreign language spoken and it was a beautiful day.
Judging by its millions of users and visitors worldwide, it’s clear that Boatshed.com is a popular website. But now it’s been proven as it has been listed in the top 40 per cent of the best million websites on the planet.
Boatshed’s clever use of technology and customer-focussed processes have been heralded as a shining example by the UK Government.
In a world filled with technical jargon, confusing offers and dogs winning TV talent shows it can sometimes be hard to see the wood from the trees.
Many parts of the UK are currently subject to a hose-pipe ban as of midnight on April 4th, 2012. Effectively this prohibits the use of a hose-pipe for the purposes of washing your boat (or car or watering your garden).