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Why you should list with Boatshed

Why you should list with Boatshed

Wednesday, 01 March 2017

Boatshed sells twice as fast, on average, than other brokerages, and it sells more than any others – we’re also the largest brokerage in the world.

Boatshed: Proud to be Local; Privileged to be Global

Boatshed: Proud to be Local; Privileged to be Global

Wednesday, 01 March 2017

Boatshed has a global reach, but understands the importance of ‘local boots on the ground.’ Boatshed is now the largest yacht brokerage organisation in the world, with agents, partners and brokers working across the UK, Europe, US, Asia and Emerging Markets. But we are also local, meaning that we are close by to handle your boat sale.

Digital Boat Platform, Targeting Client Expectations, Boosts Sales

Digital Boat Platform, Targeting Client Expectations, Boosts Sales

Friday, 03 February 2017

Brokers seek to reach international markets; Boatshed’s digital platform has global reach, and analyses data to match sales with most likely buyers

Get More When You List with Boatshed

Get More When You List with Boatshed

Friday, 03 February 2017

Listing your boat with Boatshed gives you international reach and long-term support – Boatshed has improved boat listing process to make it perform better.

Why You Should Join Boatshed (New Modular Brokerage Options)

Why You Should Join Boatshed (New Modular Brokerage Options)

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Work with the Yacht Broker that customers love: Boatshed’s digital platform and modular sales process have reinvented the business...

Why Listing with Boatshed is a Better Deal

Why Listing with Boatshed is a Better Deal

Monday, 16 January 2017

With its international reach, cutting-edge technology and improved processes, Boatshed consistently sells boats faster and at greater value. Boat and yacht sellers often choose a broker based largely on the rate of commission. But a low commission rate can hide poor performance.

Boatshed’s Specialist Brands

Boatshed’s Specialist Brands

Friday, 04 November 2016

As one of the largest international yacht brokers in the world, Boatshed is well known for selling just about any and all types of boats: sail or motor; compact or super-sized; cheap or expensive; inland or ocean going, since 2001 we have dealt with everything that floats.

Owners portal area for boat sellers

Owners portal area for boat sellers

Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Getting regular updates from your yacht broker about sales activity on your boat is vital. As well as regular broker contact Boatshed offer all boat owners a secure area where they can obtain live information on the activity, viewings and sales data of their boat for sale.

How to Meet More Boaters Without Even Leaving Your Boat

How to Meet More Boaters Without Even Leaving Your Boat

Wednesday, 08 June 2016

I was just browsing our old blog posts and was amazed to discover that I’ve worked for Boatshed for nearly five years now! I stumbled across the very first article I wrote: New Administrator For Boatshed Grand Union in which I described myself in the third person.

The Expert Canal Boat Info That Google Won’t Tell You

The Expert Canal Boat Info That Google Won’t Tell You

Wednesday, 01 June 2016

If you want to quickly become the local expert on all things boat and canal related then look no further than this blog. Become a regular reader and friends will soon ask your advice on topics as diverse as engine maintenance, the coolest canal festivals and buying or selling a narrowboat. Perhaps boaters will even buy you tankards of real ale, just to hear your towpath tales. There’s really never been a better time to step up your boating expertise and become a narrowboating know-it-all!

How to Learn About Boats Without Talking to Strangers

How to Learn About Boats Without Talking to Strangers

Wednesday, 30 March 2016

Do you have a fascination with boats and canals? Are you wondering whether to buy your first boat?

7 Top Tips for Selling Your #Canal #Boat Quickly

7 Top Tips for Selling Your #Canal #Boat Quickly

Wednesday, 09 March 2016

Today, Boatshed has over 600,000 registered customers looking for boats and our website attracts over 260,000 unique visitors each month. We sell more than 1,000 boats each year and have more than 50 branches worldwide. Based upon independent industry statistics, we sell boats twice as quickly as other brokers!

Why list your boat for sale with Boatshed

Why list your boat for sale with Boatshed

Tuesday, 23 February 2016

These days there are lots of ways for an owner to try and sell a boat, from advertising it on Ebay or in a local newspaper, to handing it over exclusively to a professional broker. Nevertheless, at Boatshed we remain firmly of the view that the best option for selling a used boat continues to be Boatshed.com!

Enter your boat into our next boat auction

Enter your boat into our next boat auction

Monday, 15 February 2016

Our BoatBid online boat auction site provides the perfect platform for specialist boat auctions for a versatile range of boats from Cruising boats to Commercial, classic wooden boats to luxury motor yachts, houseboats, inland waterways, contact us if you are interested in entering your boat into our next auction.

How to Sell Your Boat Without Feeling So Sad About It

How to Sell Your Boat Without Feeling So Sad About It

Wednesday, 20 January 2016

When life hands you lemons you’re supposed to make lemonade right? Divorce, separation, ill health, or some other unexpected change of circumstances may force you to sell your boat. I lived aboard for thirteen years and wrote a blog called The Real Life of a Narrowboat Wife. When my marriage broke up we decided to sell our boat. I thought ‘The Narrowboat Ex Wife Who Lives in a Cottage in Devon But Still Writes Several Narrowboating Blogs’ was just too long for a new blog title, and I had no idea what I was going to do with my life next. So if you’re in the same boat (ha ha!) here are some tips on how to manage the change.

Joining Boatshed - Becoming a broker or sales agent

Joining Boatshed - Becoming a broker or sales agent

Tuesday, 19 January 2016

We are always looking for new franchisees, brokers and sales agents to join our expanding team. You can become a local business owner, or work as a full or part-time broker for the Boatshed sales team. We provide full brokerage and sales training, industry leading online systems, complete support and over 30 years of successful experience selling all kinds of boats.

5 Award-Winning Articles Every Canal Boater Should Read

5 Award-Winning Articles Every Canal Boater Should Read

Wednesday, 13 January 2016

Boatshed Grand Union won the Best Blogger 2015 award at the Boatshed.com International Conference on Monday: That kinda makes me an international award winning blogger! So, here are five of the best blog articles from 2015 to show you the variety of topics we cover here on the Grand Union blog.

5 Reasons We Can Sell Your Boat Twice as Fast

5 Reasons We Can Sell Your Boat Twice as Fast

Monday, 04 January 2016

Did you know that Boatshed Grand Union is part of an international boat brokerage group? The Boatshed group now has 668,056 registered customers. There are over 50 Boatshed branches worldwide with 260,000 unique website visitors per month. Boatshed now sells over 1000 boats per year.

Avoiding pitfalls when buying and selling a used boat

Avoiding pitfalls when buying and selling a used boat

Tuesday, 29 December 2015

Buying and selling a boat can be quite a daunting process, not to mention emotional, especially if you are selling something that has given you a tremendous amount of fun, challenges and happiness over the years and has become close to your heart.

Two Surprising Reasons Why it isn’t Cold in Winter

Two Surprising Reasons Why it isn’t Cold in Winter

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

The most commonly asked question to those who live aboard a canal boat is, “Is it cold in winter?”