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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.

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.

July Boatbid Auction

Monday, 14 May 2018

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


Thursday, 10 May 2018

The UK’s classic Riva specialist, Ventura, will be exhibiting a customised vintage Riva at this year’s Masterpiece Art & Design Fair, which takes place in the grounds of London’s Chelsea Hospital from 28 June – 4 July.

The boat on show is a 1961 Super Tritone, uniquely customised by the Riva yard in Italy.

Next two spots secured on ilovesailing calendar

Saturday, 05 May 2018

Errol Edwards from Bristol and Shaun Roster from Southsea, Hampshire have clinched the next two spots on the 2019 ilovesailing calendar.

The two winning entries were chosen from amongst 33 fantastic black and white images submitted in April, with images ranging from spectacular racing shots, to atmospheric seascapes.

Helmsman 38E Offload in Norfolk, VA

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

The Helmsman Trawlers 38E Pilothouse Offloaded in Norfolk, VA late last week.

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.

Boatshed sponsor - Antigua Classic Regatta - Single Handed Race / Thursday

Thursday, 19 April 2018

Skippers breifing for the single handed race was held at the Antigua Yacht Club. Basic rules include no autopilots to be used, all boats will have observers who will be situated on each boat to help in case of emergency.

How to keep your boat looking ship-shape

Thursday, 19 April 2018

Even for experienced sailors, DIY boat maintenance can be daunting. For first-time buyers, the temptation to hand everything over to the professionals is even greater – despite the fact that many maintenance jobs are much simpler than you’d think.

It is common knowledge that a bad day on the water is better than a good day in the office, so when your boat is in need of some TLC, the faster it is done the better. While some jobs can be time-consuming, there are a few ways to bring the shine back to your sailing without too much stress.

2013 Helmsman Trawlers 38 Pilothouse - For Sale

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

ON DECK at Waterline Boats!

Antigua Classic Regatta 2018 - Sponsored by

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Boatshed sponsor The Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, its got to be the No1 classic sailing event in the Caribbean.

April Auction - Last Chance To Bid...

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Just a quick reminder that this is the last chance to bid in the April Boatbid Auction. The Auction will end at 1900 this evening.

April Boatbid - Auction Open

Friday, 13 April 2018

The auction will run from 0900 on Friday the 13th to 1700 on Tuesday the 17th of April.

Enda o'Coineen returns to Sables d'Olonne after 14500 miles non stop from New Zealand

Monday, 02 April 2018

Enda o'Coineen from Galway arrived in Sables d'Olonne on his open 60 Le Souffle de Nord Team Ireland, non stop from New Zealand after his Vendéeboat was dismasted 300km south of New Zealand during the Vendée Globe. Enda finally completed the Vendée Race with having around 6 severe storms on the trip from New Zealand back to Sables d'Olonne, he had a much rougher weather passage than the Vendée entrants 17 months ago.

The Sables D'Olonne boat show - Vendée Hissez'o

Saturday, 31 March 2018

The Boatshed French team have been busy at the used boat show in Sables D'Olonne Hissez'o (Heave Ho (water)). This show is in it's first year and runs over the Easter Weekend from Saturday 31 to Monday 2nd of April. It's a cross between a boat jumble, classic boat regatta, water festival and a Vendée Globe race meeting, all wrapped up into one.

Boatshed set up for Hissez'o boat show Les Sables d'Olonne

Friday, 30 March 2018

The Boatshed France team are at Les Sables d'Olonne this weekend. We are in exhibition mode for the Vendée secondhand boat show. Hissez'o which is on from March 31 to April 2 at the Quai Garnier, in the French city of boating.

April Boatbid

Thursday, 29 March 2018

The next BoatBid auction will run from the 13th (at 0900) to the 17th (at 1900) of April.

April Boatbid - Catalogue OPEN

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

The April auction is busier than ever with over 75 boats on offer.

Cruising Outpost Features - Helmsman Trawlers 31 Sedan

Friday, 09 March 2018

Cruising Outpost features the Helmsman Trawlers® 31 Sedan in their BOAT SPOTLIGHT section.
You can pick up the 2018 Cruising Outpost Spring issue on newsstands now!

USA Boatbid - Auction Open

Friday, 02 March 2018

The USA March Boatbid auction will run from 0900 on Friday the 2nd March to 1900 on Tuesday the 6th March.

Teri Loporchio - Boatshed USA | Boatshed Portland Oregon

Wednesday, 28 February 2018

Teri Loporchio, broker for Boatshed Portland Oregon - our latest addition to the Boatshed USA expansion.