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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.


Capibara - This is why I love Miami!

Capibara - This is why I love Miami!

Friday, 21 February 2014

“This is why I love Miami!” I heard a guy say to his friends, looking at two girls wearing only a bikini passing him on the street. Even though I don’t care much for other women’s clothing or lack of it, I must admit that I think Miami is fantastic!

Cool Boats In Miami

Cool Boats In Miami

Friday, 14 February 2014

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.

Boatshed choose Miami Boat Show to roll out new technology

Boatshed choose Miami Boat Show to roll out new technology

Thursday, 06 February 2014

Boatshed is a British company that sells thousands of used boats a year. Boatshed has now developed 3 new exciting products for 2014.

Capibara - cruised to Bequia

Capibara - cruised to Bequia

Saturday, 01 February 2014

We've always had difficulties leaving a place, whether we’re at anchor or in a marina. There’s always something we ought to do, or another restaurant or boat to visit. We arrange to leave in the morning, and before the boat is ready to leave, another day has gone by.

An emotional week in St. Lucia

An emotional week in St. Lucia

Friday, 24 January 2014

This week has been a very emotional week for us. Saturday morning, we were contacted by our good friend, Margaret, who told us that she and husband had been attacked on their boat the previous evening, and that her husband, Roger, had died. We were shocked by the news, and it still seems very surreal to us.

Spirit of Penmar - Atlantic trip 21 days

Spirit of Penmar - Atlantic trip 21 days

Tuesday, 21 January 2014

Plans are good; they keep us motivated to move on and discover new places. They also give Mother Nature a good old laugh and a chance to remind us who’s actually in charge when it comes, amongst other things, to cruising in a small boat.

The boat auction has started, Bidding has begun

The boat auction has started, Bidding has begun

Friday, 17 January 2014

The auction has just started and you can now start bidding! Auction ends on Tuesday 21st Jan 2014, so get bidding.

What boat is the right boat?

What boat is the right boat?

Friday, 10 January 2014

After having been in St. Lucia for a week, we are slowly settling in to our new cruising life. We have however started questioning, if we have the right boat for the purpose.

Boatshed Yacht Broker Awards 2014

Boatshed Yacht Broker Awards 2014

Friday, 10 January 2014

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 Scotland scoops broker of the year award

Boatshed Scotland scoops broker of the year award

Thursday, 09 January 2014

Boatshed Scotland won the trophy for "Yacht Broker of the year" at the 2014 Boatshed Conference and Awards ceremony.

Capibara - Atlantic crossing low down

Capibara - Atlantic crossing low down

Monday, 06 January 2014

We've had several questions from interested readers that are looking to do the Atlantic crossing, so here's some of what Signe & Henrik experienced on Capibara their Allegro 30.

Capibara - Should you believe everything you read?

Capibara - Should you believe everything you read?

Friday, 03 January 2014

After a rather boring Christmas Eve in Martinique, we decided to go to St. Lucia for the New Year’s, because a local girl from Martinique had told us that they threw better parties at the neighbour island.

London Boat Show on stand E163

London Boat Show on stand E163

Friday, 03 January 2014

Boatshed.com will be on Stand E163 for the next 9 days.

Capibara - Christmas in the Carribbean

Capibara - Christmas in the Carribbean

Friday, 27 December 2013

To arrive in Martinique has turned out to be a bit of an anti-climax for both of us, even though we barely talked about anything else during the crossing or before for that matter. Martinique hasn't live up to our expectations, which for my part have been have been completely off. I thought I had read somewhere that Martinique and especially the main city Fort-de-France was full of high-end and luxury brand shops, so I imagined Martinique to be something like the French Riviera with and island flavour. I do wonder where I've picked that up, because Fort-de-France couldn't be less like Cannes or Nice!

Capibara - The highs and lows of their Atlantic crossing

Capibara - The highs and lows of their Atlantic crossing

Thursday, 19 December 2013

Sunday the 17th of November we sailed from Lanzarote both of us full of excitement and optimism. I just couldn’t believe that we were about to cross the Atlantic!

Capibara reached Martinique 18/12 15.42

Capibara reached Martinique 18/12 15.42

Wednesday, 18 December 2013

Capibara, Allegro 30, left Lanzarote on Sunday 17th November and arrived in Martinique after 32 days at sea.

Check out the boats in our next auction: Catalogue is now live

Check out the boats in our next auction: Catalogue is now live

Wednesday, 18 December 2013

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.

New boat search for Boatshed

New boat search for Boatshed

Wednesday, 18 December 2013

There are various ways you can now search using different criteria.

Sell your boat in our next boat auction

Sell your boat in our next boat auction

Tuesday, 17 December 2013

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)

Capibara Atlantic crossing: Day 18

Capibara Atlantic crossing: Day 18

Thursday, 05 December 2013

Just over two weeks at sea and just about half way to Martinique.