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The most successful boat show for Boatshed.com came to a close on the 24th September with some impressive statistics. Boatshed.com’s online registration total reached 105,000 and 987 bottles of champagne were consumed during Fizz @ Five on the Boatshed stand by some of the 117,000 visitors to the show.
After a rather successful party celebrating Boatshed’s new surroundings in Endeavour Quay and the first franchise opening in the USA, it would be entirely forgivable for Neil and Mandy Chapman, founders of Boatshed.com to be looking slightly the worse for wear. However it is 10am on the morning after – and instead of bleary eyes and that slightly creased forehead you get after a late night, they both have grins on their faces…..
Fizz at Five parties have become something of an institution at Boatshed.com.
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Our trip sailing to the Isle of Wight found sitting on the top deck of a double Decker bus bouncing our way down the windy roads from Yarmouth to Newport, to visit the Maritime museum. A day out on land to get away from Westerly force 6-7 hindering our progress to Guernsey.
The Boatshed.com press team were out on the water to record the days proceedings for the JPMorgan Asset Management Round the Island Race.
The Volvo boats left with the tide from Portsmouth heading out towards the needles. The course is around the fastnet rock up the west coast of ireland, around Scotland back down southwards to Rotterdam.
Boatshed.com the innovative yacht brokers have opened yet another boat sales office! This time at the historic Camper and Nicholson's site in Gosport, England, now renamed "Endeavour Quay".
Dee Caffari and her yacht Aviva, set off on the Aviva Challenge from the UK in October 2005, sailing single-handed, non-stop, around the world against the prevailing wind and currents.
Boatshed Wales, one of the leading offices in the Boatshed group is delighted to announce that they will be present at the inaugural South Wales Boatshow to be held at Margam park (M4 exit 38) on the 17th and 18th June. As to be expected the whole team will be on hand to answer questions for anyone thinking of buying or selling a boat. With over 150 boats currently listed for sale, this is a perfect opportunity to meet the brokers who have seen and photographed all the boats. The stand will be holding the now famous fizz@five party both evenings, where there will be a warm welcome extended to all. Boatshedwales looks forward to seeing all its customers and friends during the show.
It is with great pleasure and excitement we announce the successful partnership of Boatshed.com and Owen Clarke Design (Ellen McArthur- Kingfisher), known as Boatshed Performance. The combining of the 2 forces has been instrumental in the sale of our first Open 60 to Kojiro Shiraishi of Ocean Biz ltd, Japan. Kojiro and Dominique Wavre, former skipper of ‘Temenos’ recently completed the deal for the sale of Temenos with Boatshed Performance brokering the deal.
We all dream of sailing a classic yacht in the Caribbean, warm airs, endless elegance and every body admiring your boat.
Timing they call it! Perhaps luck might be a better description under the circumstances.
Boatshed Barcelona in the “Ruta de la Sal” 2006
One of the great things about a Yacht Broker's job is the people and the boats you meet and the deep impressions that they leave behind !
It is often said that the two most stressful things in life are moving house and changing your job.
The coast-line of the Costa de la Luz this weekend sees the launch of Boatshed Cadiz, run by Michelle & Terry Cryer. The area has witnessed major seafaring history, including the Battle of Trafalgar 21st of October 1805, blue fin tuna are exported to Japan and Cadiz port was the thriving centre for New World trade.
You can now see even more photos of every boat for sale on the Boatshed.com websites. The amount of information you can now see is incredible. If you want to buy a boat, look at the boats for sale on Boatshed.com as you can see detailed shots of the inter
STOP PRESS ............Oxford Wins by 5 boat Lengths. ....................................................................... The idea for a rowing race between the universities came from two friends - Charles Merivale, a student at Cambridge, and his Harrow schoolfriend Charles Wordsworth (nephew of the poet William Wordsworth), who was at Oxford.