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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.


Young recruits to Female Crew Members for the Mary Rose as Brownies and Guides Earn Their Badges

Young recruits to Female Crew Members for the Mary Rose as Brownies and Guides Earn Their Badges

Wednesday, 09 November 2011

Brownies and Guides have been earning new badges during action packed evenings at the Mary Rose Museum in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

Santas to Run for RNLI at Southsea

Santas to Run for RNLI at Southsea

Thursday, 27 October 2011

HUNDREDS of Santas are to descend on Southsea seafront to take part in a festive fun run.

England Expects...

England Expects...

Friday, 21 October 2011

England Expects...

Langstone Harbour Advisory Committee Open Forum 13th October 2011

Langstone Harbour Advisory Committee Open Forum 13th October 2011

Sunday, 02 October 2011

The Open Forum is an event aimed at stakeholders and members of the public who would like to learn more about the Harbour, its management, representative organisations and environmental importance. This year there will be talks given by representatives of Southern Water, the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust and the Langstone Harbour Board.

At Last! A Proper Cafe Bar at Southsea Marina!

At Last! A Proper Cafe Bar at Southsea Marina!

Sunday, 02 October 2011

Thirsty yachtsmen and women at Southsea Marina will at last be able to get a simple sandwich and a pint for their lunch. The newly opened (and aptly named) Marina Bar, run by Katie Bell and Emma White (pictured) will be serving good simple grub from sandwiches to Sunday Roasts via Jacket Spuds and all points in between. I wonder if they’ll have a crack at Figgy Dowdy this winter?

2011 PSP Southampton Boat Show update

2011 PSP Southampton Boat Show update

Tuesday, 30 August 2011

We’re all very excited about the PSP Southampton Boat Show and the Boatshed stand at the show.

Boatshed.com at the PSP Southampton boat show 2011

Boatshed.com at the PSP Southampton boat show 2011

Monday, 29 August 2011

Come and meet the Boatshed.com team at this years PSP Southampton boat show.

Boatshed Conference 2011

Boatshed Conference 2011

Tuesday, 21 June 2011

The Boatshed conference 2011 was a great success. Two days spent in and around Portsmouth Dockyard as well as Boatshed HQ in Gosport; with lots of lectures, group meetings and workshops. Approximately 30 Boatsheds came to the event, travelling from destinations across Europe and even as far as Phuket in the Far East.

400000 Boatshed Customers!

400000 Boatshed Customers!

Thursday, 28 April 2011

This week sees Boatshed.com pass the 400,000 registered customer mark.

Sailing Today Magazine reviews Etap 26i Listed at Boatshed Port Solent

Sailing Today Magazine reviews Etap 26i Listed at Boatshed Port Solent

Tuesday, 05 April 2011

By Ian Dawes, Boatshed Port Solent

Indoor Drystack for Trafalgar Wharf

Indoor Drystack for Trafalgar Wharf

Tuesday, 01 February 2011

Trafalgar Wharf, the vibrant and exciting new facility at Portchester, in Portsmouth Harbour, have just announced the investment of a six figure sum on dredging, so they now have FULL TIDAL ACCESS at Trafalgar Wharf, Portsmouth Harbour.

Brand New 25 Ton Travel Hoist for Southsea Marina

Brand New 25 Ton Travel Hoist for Southsea Marina

Wednesday, 19 January 2011

Rupert Bremner and the team at Southsea Marina have recently taken delivery of their new pride and joy – a very impressive new 25t Travel Hoist, delivered and assembled in a single day just before Christmas.

Route du Rhum

Route du Rhum

Sunday, 31 October 2010

Boatshed.com were on the water this afternoon for the start this legendary single-handed transatlantic race.

Rib Raid

Rib Raid

Tuesday, 05 October 2010

Sometimes, I come to the conclusion you just get too many emails. Anyhow, whilst poring through Friday’s delivery of the odd two or three hundred emails in my inbox, I noticed one titled Rib Raid; nothing to do with technical redundancy on servers. When I opened it, I found it was an invitation to go and join the guys at Boatshed, Hamble for a brief soiree around the Solent.

New boat sales Qualification in UK

New boat sales Qualification in UK

Monday, 13 September 2010

UK is one of the new countries to introduce a professional boat sales qualification which has been championed by the Boat Retailers and Brokers Association (BRBA) and the Association of Brokers and Yacht Agents (ABYA) to promote a proper code of conduct and best practice in the industry.

Change Your Life – Become a Yacht Broker!

Change Your Life – Become a Yacht Broker!

Thursday, 09 September 2010

Have you ever:

Boat Sales reach £1 million at Boatshed Port Solent

Boat Sales reach £1 million at Boatshed Port Solent

Wednesday, 08 September 2010

Hurrah! After just two full seasons trading, Boatshed Port Solent has cracked the £1 million sales barrier! I’m sure many Boatshed offices have passed this mark long since, but it still means a great deal to me, and I will be celebrating every day at the PSP Southampton International Boat Show. Come along to our stand (B053) just by the footbridge that crosses to the marina area at five o’clock each day and have yourself a glass of fizz, courtesy of Boatshed.com and me, Boatshed Port Solent owner Ian Dawes.

Boatshed have a successful year as RNLI Ambassadors

Boatshed have a successful year as RNLI Ambassadors

Saturday, 29 May 2010

Boatshed were the 1st RNLI Ambassadors a few years ago which means that if you are a boat seller or buyer through Boatshed.com you can receive a complimentary 1 year Offshore membership with the RNLI.

Little Old Boats for sale with Boatshed Port Solent!

Little Old Boats for sale with Boatshed Port Solent!

Thursday, 27 May 2010

It’s amazing how the “London bus theory” can apply to yacht brokerage here at Boatshed Port Solent! All of a sudden I find myself marketing quite a few “little old boats!” I love them – I own one myself, and the real joy of these little darlings is meeting the people that own and sail them, and indeed the people who buy them!. They (the people) are mostly durable, flexible, seamanlike and above all cheerful. Actually you could apply that to the boats too!

2010 European Boatshed Conference in Portugal

2010 European Boatshed Conference in Portugal

Saturday, 03 April 2010

Boatshed Yacht Brokers are a social bunch so they seize upon any opportunity to get together. The Boatshed European annual Conference for 2010 was held over looking sailing boats and motor boats in Albufeira Marina at the offices of Boatshed Algarve.