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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.

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.

ilovesailing calendar competition reaches half way point
ilovesailing calendar competition reaches half way point
Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Alasdair McQuire from Leeds and Andy Strudwick from Ceredigion have clinched the next two spots on the 2020 ilovesailing calendar as the competition reaches the half way point.

Each month sailing enthusiasts and amateur and professional photogra...

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.

USA August Boatbid - Entries Open
USA August Boatbid - Entries Open
Friday, 07 June 2019

Our USA Boatbid Auction will be running from the 9th to 13th August 2019, entries are now open.

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.

D-Day75: With just 3 days until the beginning of commemorations the UK’s veterans set sail
D-Day75: With just 3 days until the beginning of commemorations the UK’s veterans set sail
Monday, 03 June 2019

Image of the ferry (Mont St Michel), with hundreds of veterans onboard, leaving from Portsmouth today (03/06/2019).
Image: UK Crown Copyright 2019

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 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.

The underexplored underwater
The underexplored underwater
Monday, 03 September 2018

Our planet is primarily water; the seas cover 71% of the Earth. NOAA’s National Geophysical Data Centre estimates the world’s water comes to around 321,003,271 cubic miles.

That’s a huge portion of our world, so just what is lu...

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!

Traditional Boats of Bali, Indonesia_Part 1.
Traditional Boats of Bali, Indonesia_Part 1.
Monday, 02 July 2018

On a recent trip to Bali, Indonesia Boatshed Texas was introduced to some of the traditional fishing boats the locals call Jukung or Cadik's a open wooden outrigger canoe. The fisherman that work tirelessly each day to bring in the catch head out ...

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

SOUNDINGS Magazine features the Helmsman Trawlers® 38E
SOUNDINGS Magazine features the Helmsman Trawlers® 38E
Thursday, 31 May 2018

SOUNDINGS Magazine features the Helmsman Trawlers® 38E in their June issue - MEET THE HELMSMAN 38E TRAWLER available on Newstands.

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