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We’re all very excited about the PSP Southampton Boat Show and the Boatshed stand at the show.
Come and meet the Boatshed.com team at this years PSP Southampton boat show.
The modern Fairline Phantom 48 long range cruiser really epitomises British Boat Building at it’s best. I am lucky enough to have been on board, photographed and had a lovely cruise on a couple of these magnificent long range motor cruisers. I also have a couple of these motor boats for sale, so I thought I have created a boat review for the Fairline Phantom 48 based on the boats for sale that I have on my yacht brokerage based in Kent. The Fairline Phantom 48’s that I went out on are the modern shaped design, 2008 models and both boats look as good as a new 2011 model.
The government is offering councils financial incentives to allow more moorings for houseboats on waterways.
The British Powerboat Festival arrives in Cowes this weekend. So we could not resist a visit to the pits before the races start to get a feel for the action to come and to promote Boatshed! If you happen to be on the Isle of Wight this August Bank Holiday weekend then this is a must stop on your visit, but beware it is also the annual scooter rally so make sure to look left and right even on the pedestrian precinct! see Cowes 2011 Link
It used to be said that the best time to buy a used boat was during autumn and winter, because boat owners once they decide to sell the expenses rack up for marina berths, yard fees and general maintenance. If you are looking to sell your boat, then try the team at ww.boatshedcroatia.com as they will give you and your boat the attention needed to sell it as swiftly as possible.
Boatshed Yacht Brokerage business re-sale brings new business owners for Boatshed Cowes on the Isle of WightWednesday, 24 August 2011
If you have ever visited Cowes on the Isle of Wight on the South coast of the UK, with one of the most famous stretches of water, (the Solent), you might have walked past the Boatshed Cowes yacht Brokerage office on the Cowes high street.
Background to the John Davis Memorial Fund
Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta starts this Wednesday 24th August
Round the world superboat takes shape
This fishing vessel has been tastefully converted into a superb home, where the current owner has lived for the past four years. The attention to detail is, as Wayne Rooney would say, “gobsmacking” and the boat has all the trappings of a contemporary home whilst retaining all the original features and character. The photos really don’t do her justice and this boat is a ‘must see’ for anyone looking for a Central London houseboat.
In the pub the other evening, someone was commenting on how much fun the Canal Festivals had been this year and lamenting that the season was nearly over. We have enjoyed Cavalcade, Crick and Rickmansworth - missed the IWA National because of my broken leg. However, I thought I would look up what was left. Quite a few as it happens - here they are courtesy of Narrowboats.org
This 39’ Steel Motor Sailer is sure to Steel your heart!
Abersoch Keelboat Week kicks of this Sunday and Boatshed North Wales is delighted to be sponsoring this prestigious sailing event for the third year. This year is promising to be bigger and better than ever and the Regatta will also be the North West IRC Championships and will be raced under the burgee of South Caernarfonshire Yacht Club (SCYC).
Over the past year Boatshed Grand Union has sold several Dutch Barges and a Humber barge. These vessels make wonderful homes.
A while ago I was googling something boaty and up came Amazon Japan with a book by canal journalist Steve Haywood. I dashed off an email to Steve asking him if he sold well in Japan. Here is his response: