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.
This end-of-year review focuses on the VAT 'hot topics' of 2014 and offers a few ideas for boat buyers and sellers to consider for the next year.
At Boatshed we encourage feedback from our customers, as a way of monitoring and improving the services we offer. Here are some recent comments we have received:
On Thursday the entire Solitaire du Figaro fleet arrived in Plymouth for a three day lay-over at Sutton Harbour Marina.
According to the latest figures published by Yachtworld it now takes 350 to 450 days to sell a boat. These are average time periods based on 132,000 boats for sale by 2525 Yacht Brokers using Yachtworld.
If you're looking to get onto the OPEN 60 racing circuit, this slightly older OPEN 60 carbon fibre CNB racing boat, with great pedigree at a sensible price, then don't overlook this boat.
This week the Boatshed crew are at The Miami Boatshow.
Boatshed are among 14 companies chosen to promote British Excellence at the popular US Boatshow.
Described by many as " The Greatest Boat Show in the World", this event is pretty huge and spans three locations—the Miami Beach Convention Center, the Yacht & Power Boat Show and the Strictly Sail Show—and features more than 3,000 boats on show and over 2,000 exhibitors.
The Boatshed 2014 Conference was held at the Excel exhibition centre during the London boat show. Boatshed offices travelled to London to share best practice, discuss ideas and develop new strategy for 2014/15.
Boatshed.com will be on Stand E163 for the next 9 days.
Check out the bumper selection of boats in our next auction January 17-21 2014. If you are interested in any boats, you’ll have plenty of time to fit in a viewing before the auction starts on January 17th 2014.
There are various ways you can now search using different criteria.
This is an online auction website for second hand boats, working in partnership with Boatshed.com. All transactions are fully secure, transparent and work under standard British Marine Federation guidelines. Auctions run from a Friday to Tuesday every quarter see dates of next auction: (left of home page)
Despite the delayed start, the Dubai Used Boatshow is now open and things are in full swing down at Dubai Creek. The pre-owned Boatshow designed to display Dubai's buoyant second-hand boat market has opened after being delayed by the weekend's bad weather.
82,000 boats needed by 2015!
Neil Chapman from Boatshed.com decides to sail around the Isle of Wight singled-handed to follow Anna Wardley as she becomes the THIRD PERSON EVER to swim 60 miles around this Island.
Looking for a plan of what to see at the PSP Southampton Boatshow ?We asked Boatshow "Veteran" Neil Chapman of Boatshed what he would do and see this year.......
PSP Southampton Boat Show...STAND DO63
Jeanne Socrates a long term friend of Boatshed, has just completed an unassisted solo non stop circumnavigation and has set two new world records.
Boatshed goes Responsive!
Today, nearly 30% of Boatshed's traffic is mobile. By the end of next year, this may exceed 50% Tablet sales are expected to exceed 100 million this year. Smartphones, of course, are also a hot commodity, with the majority of people now owning a smartphone.
The shift to mobile is happening at an extraordinary speed. For those of us who create the Boatshed websites and services, all this leads to a singular conclusion: A million screens have bloomed, and we need to build websites that work better on all of them.
Are you ready for a change in 2013? Boatshed.com is growing and we are looking for people with a passion for boats looking for a change in career, as well as existing marine businesses to join us.
Before you travel to view a boat, check out all pictures and video of every boat for sale. Our brokers take all their own pictures so you can see the up to date information and full inventory of each boat.