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.
International Yacht Broker, Boatshed Newport presenting this 1976 C&C 38' Sloop full of character and history. She has been lovingly cared for by her current owner, only the second, for over 30 years.
Tony Chapman and the Boatshed.com Viper 640 has driven approx 8500 miles in the last 3 weeks doing the Viper 640 regattas and championships in North America.
While the rain was coming down earlier this week so were our prices. Check out a few of our featured boats for sale at the moment and see if somebody’s second hand boat could be your first class dream! Every boat has many photos of the interior and exterior which can be viewed as a slideshow.
Waterline Boats / Boatshed Seattle has a 1993 Camano 31 Trawler in the End of Season Auction - Boatbid.com catalog.
The historic yacht Zaca, which was owned in the fifties of the actor Errol Flynn, has revisited the Real Club Nautico de Palma (RCNP), were she has remained since August 24 until she sailed to France on the 10th of September.
Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a Contessa 34 Offshore One Design. Doug Peterson drew up a hull design that was clean, free of distortions and genuinely fast. However as many owners will agree these are comfortable cruisers as well. Stepping on board this example on a fine, bright sunny day it was apparent that this yacht has been used and enjoyed by the past and current owners who are looking to go up in size. She would benefit from some updating but she is a Contessa and can still turn on some speed and as the current owners wrote “… sails superbly and is a very quick boat.” She will shortly be lifted and subject to acceptable offers the vendors will include winter storage and re-launch in March 2013. Appointments to view can be booked in advance 6-days a week directly with Paul Singer your Boatshed Dartmouth broker.
Thursday 20th September hosted ladies day at the PSP Southampton boat show with lots of beautifully dressed women.
Have you seen the ‘Watch My Story’ campaign that popped up on Monday in the media and social media? The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race has launched a new international crew recruitment drive. Whether you love Bavaria, Jeanneau, Leisure, Westerly, Southerly, Carter or Pegasus sail boats these short films will inspire you to get on the water.
On Thursday attending the "On the Water" Bus in association with Boatshed.com, we have Ray Cotton from HMRC who will be available to answer any queries you may have about, importing a boat, VAT, proof of VAT, etc. He is only available for questions at the PSP Southampton boat show on the Wednesday and Thursday, so make sure you put this in your diary.
Today at the PSP Southampton boat show, Ben Webb a superyacht Captain gave advice to people on the "On the Water" Bus to people interested about getting into this industry.
Day 2 of the 42nd Newport International Boat Show was another busy one. The crowds started right when the gates opened and took us through another great Fizz @ 5!
Boatshed Newport has reduced the prices on several of our boats this morning. Check out our site to see full details on these boats.
Day 1 of the 42nd Newport International Boat Show was a success. We spent the day meeting new friends and catching up with all of our old friends. There was a good turn out at the start of the day and it seemed to carry us through past show closing.
Sail 4 Cancer has announced a new boat donation campaign which allows people to dispose of their boats whilst getting significant tax benefits.
Buy your discounted PSP Southampton boat show tickets here to support Sail 4 Cancer and receive your discounted ticket prices for the Show:
Boatshed Newport, International Yacht Brokers toured the Artillery Company of Newport this morning. Inside the museum was an amazing display of military uniforms and artefacts from around the world.
Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a Kent Motor Sailer. These are very sturdy motor sailers with good accommodation featuring a separate heads forward, good size galley and saloon and enough light and space to even be a live aboard. This example has been laid up ashore for a few years now but has been covered over with a full custom boat cover. Clearly much attention has been lavished on her and receipts are on file for standing rigging and an engine overhaul. A bit of tidying up and freshening up and she could be ready to go. Appointments to view can be booked in advance 6-days a week directly with Paul Singer your Boatshed Dartmouth broker.
and now for something other than boats, just for a change:)
Lee Baynes from Boatshed Palma International Yacht Brokers, was interview by La Gaceta Nautica newspaper in Spain.
Boatshed’s clever use of technology and customer-focussed processes have been heralded as a shining example by the UK Government.