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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.

The Mayday Call that saved our lives – and started a business…
The Mayday Call that saved our lives – and started a business…
Thursday, 12 September 2019

In celebrating the 20th anniversary of Boatshed.com we take a glimpse into how the business began. But how could co-founders Mandy and Neil Chapman ever have imagined that their dramatic air-sea rescue in a Force 10 storm would become such...

Buy a boat in France with Boatshed and enjoy guaranteed income from rentals
Buy a boat in France with Boatshed and enjoy guaranteed income from rentals
Friday, 28 June 2019

By teaming up with Canalous, the leading French boat builder and hire fleet operator, Boatshed is bringing the best out of boat ownership in France.

Supertaff and Boatshed crew arrive in Portugal as ARC Europe rally draws to a close
Supertaff and Boatshed crew arrive in Portugal as ARC Europe rally draws to a close
Saturday, 15 June 2019

9,000 miles, two Atlantic crossings and one amazing experience is how Boatshed CEO Neil Chapman reflects on the past seven months as the Supertaff crew step onto dry land in Lagos.

Rising to the challenge of wind, rain and how to improvise with the laundry
Rising to the challenge of wind, rain and how to improvise with the laundry
Thursday, 13 June 2019

JUNE 13th – and less than 200 miles remaining on the Azores - Portugal leg of the ARC Europe Rally which includes rounding Cape St Vincent en route to Lagos. Squalls, mopping up and oil tankers are the order of the day in this latest report ...

Get browsing and get ready to bid – it’s Boatshed’s Summer 2019 Boat Auction!
Get browsing and get ready to bid – it’s Boatshed’s Summer 2019 Boat Auction!
Wednesday, 12 June 2019

At Boatshed, our mission is to make it easier for you to buy and sell boats. And with our next online boat auction set to start on July 12, you can view a fabulous selection of boats for sale in our online catalogue today.

It’s ‘adeus’ to the Azores, fishy tales and the one that got away!
It’s ‘adeus’ to the Azores, fishy tales and the one that got away!
Monday, 10 June 2019

JUNE 10th – 700 miles to go – and we’re back onboard Supertaff again with Neil Chapman, Curt Mundy and Curt’s niece Shea as we embark on the next European leg of the Atlantic Rally Challenge.

Sailing through three centuries – and now for sale!
Sailing through three centuries – and now for sale!
Thursday, 06 June 2019

Indulge yourself – for a moment or much longer – as you take the helm of this vintage racing cruiser.

Why sailing is good for the Boatshed business
Why sailing is good for the Boatshed business
Tuesday, 04 June 2019

If you’ve been following our news stories and blogs over the past few months, you’ll be aware that Boatshed founder Neil Chapman has been sailing the 41’ Supertaff more than usual just lately. And not without good cause!

Let’s share a ‘high five’ with Wendy for another great year!
Let’s share a ‘high five’ with Wendy for another great year!
Tuesday, 04 June 2019

For someone who grew up about as far away from the sea as you can get in England, it may seem strange that Wendy Barker found her calling in the marine industry.

Supertaff challenges record on the Atlantic Rally Challenge
Supertaff challenges record on the Atlantic Rally Challenge
Tuesday, 28 May 2019

May 28th – after 13 days at sea since leaving Bermuda, the 3-hour watch routine, dwindling supplies of fresh food and battering winds are testing everyone’s resolve. But spirits remain high with the Azores just beyond the horizon.

Dolphins, more dolphins and a close shave on the Atlantic Rally Challenge
Dolphins, more dolphins and a close shave on the Atlantic Rally Challenge
Tuesday, 28 May 2019

May 27 – and undeterred by the rogue wave that swamped the cockpit a couple of days ago, the team continue to make headway aboard Supertaff en route to The Azores...but always expecting the unexpected!

Weathering the waves with Supertaff on the Atlantic Rally Challenge
Weathering the waves with Supertaff on the Atlantic Rally Challenge
Sunday, 26 May 2019

Eight days under sail – and the balmy waters of Bermuda could not be more different from the now changeable conditions in mid-Atlantic.

Contessa shows off her jewels on the Isle of Wight with Boatshed
Contessa shows off her jewels on the Isle of Wight with Boatshed
Thursday, 23 May 2019

True to its commitment to sell more boats faster than traditional yacht brokers, Boatshed has just completed the sale of a Contessa 32 through its Isle of Wight brokerage office – inside 12 days.

Neil Chapman starts the two handed ARC across the Atlantic to St Lucia
Neil Chapman starts the two handed ARC across the Atlantic to St Lucia
Tuesday, 27 November 2018

Neil Chapman Co Founder and CEO of Boatshed.com is doing the double-handed ARC crossing from Las Palmas to St Lucia 2018 with Curt Mundy from Boatshed Ireland.

December Boatbid Catalogue
December Boatbid Catalogue
Wednesday, 07 November 2018

The December Boatbid Catalogue has 55 boats for you ...
look through the catalogue here.

September Boatbid Auction - Catalogue is OPEN
September Boatbid Auction - Catalogue is OPEN
Wednesday, 22 August 2018

The September Boatbid Auction has a lot to offer with almost 50 boats available!

Boatshed and GGR Race Village
Boatshed and GGR Race Village
Thursday, 28 June 2018

Boatshed HQ team members are on location at the race Village in Les Sables-d'Olonne for the start of the Golden Globe Race on Sunday.
Boatshed are proud to be sponsors of the GGR and have sold several boats to race competitors

July Auction - Catalogue Live
July Auction - Catalogue Live
Wednesday, 13 June 2018

The catalogue for the July Boatbid Auction is now live and can be viewed HERE. If you would like to place a bid in the auction then read our Buyers Guide and FAQ's for more information.

July Boatbid Auction
July Boatbid Auction
Monday, 14 May 2018

The July BoatBid auction will run from the 13th to the 17th July 2018 .

Boatshed sponsor Antigua Classic Regatta - Windward Race / Monday
Boatshed sponsor Antigua Classic Regatta - Windward Race / Monday
Monday, 23 April 2018

The last racing day for the Antigua Classic Regatta had lighter winds with intervals of squally blustery conditions and heavy down pours. With a mixture of weather conditions throughout the race made interesting results for the last day.

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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.