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Why you should sell your boat with Boatshed
Why you should sell your boat with Boatshed
Monday, 22 October 2018

At Boatshed, we don’t ‘sell boats,’ we help great people and great boats to find each other.

Earn 40% of our commission, join us with Boatshed Modular
Earn 40% of our commission, join us with Boatshed Modular
Monday, 15 October 2018

Boatshed, the world’s largest yacht brokerage, announces a new program — Modular Brokerage. This innovation creates a unique opportunity for those already in the marine industry and entrepreneurs to take on a share of brokerage commission on ...

Why Register with Boatshed?
Why Register with Boatshed?
Wednesday, 10 October 2018

We are always told that Boatshed's website and online platform for the sale of boats is 'the best in the industry', but our technical engineers are always trying to improve it. We have added new features to our website and boat search system to ma...

Enter your boat into our next boat auction
Enter your boat into our next boat auction
Sunday, 07 October 2018

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...

Owners portal area for boat sellers
Owners portal area for boat sellers
Saturday, 06 October 2018

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 da...

Preferred Partners Information for customers and partners
Preferred Partners Information for customers and partners
Thursday, 04 October 2018

Boatshed’s unique Preferred Partners Scheme connects boat buyers with marine suppliers and service providers, internationally, nationally across the UK and locally. When buying a used boat from Boatshed, many of our buyers require equipment, acc...

Independent Pre-Sale Assessments  ‘Transparency is everyone’s friend’
Independent Pre-Sale Assessments ‘Transparency is everyone’s friend’
Tuesday, 02 October 2018

An important part of what we do at Boatshed is help our owners’ boats stand out from the crowd and attract serious interest in a busy, often crowded marketplace. The strength of our website and IT platform, and the attention and importance our b...

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 i...

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 fe...

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 indu...

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 R...

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 ...

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. Boatshe...

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?”

How to Get Online on the Cut
How to Get Online on the Cut
Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Gone are the days of needing to be on dry land to use the phone or the internet; though if you’re using a mobile phone, you might find that reception is rubbish inside the floating steel box that is a narrowboat -they make an excellent Farad...

Boat Cleaning - Our Top 10 Tips For Making Your Lady Look Her Very Best.
Boat Cleaning - Our Top 10 Tips For Making Your Lady Look Her Very Best.
Wednesday, 26 August 2015

We talk a lot about boat interiors, after all, space is a premium, and there are some brilliant designs and wonderful innovations on your average narrowboat, that make the most of every nook and cranny; but what about the outside?

5 Little-Known Facts About Selling With Boatshed
5 Little-Known Facts About Selling With Boatshed
Wednesday, 06 May 2015

Boatshed is a yacht brokerage that was originally set up in1999, by Neil and Mandy Chapman and has now grown into one of the largest international yacht brokerages in the world, specialising in buying and selling second-hand sail and motor boa...

Feeling Flush? Don’t invest in a Toilet until You’ve Read This!
Feeling Flush? Don’t invest in a Toilet until You’ve Read This!
Tuesday, 21 April 2015

If you get a bunch of boaters sat around in a pub it’s never long before they begin to discuss toilets: Pump out or Elsan, which is better? How long does your tank last? How can you get the best from your cassette and make it last longer?! Is it...

#Canal Boaters Top 10 Tips for #Boat Bathrooms
#Canal Boaters Top 10 Tips for #Boat Bathrooms
Wednesday, 08 April 2015

It’s time to come clean about narrowboat bathrooms, so what do you want to know?! I asked the canal boaters of Facebook, what they wished they had known before buying their first boat and what tips and advice they had to offer. Before I had chil...