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As if the Velux 5 Oceans race wasn't enough there will be a another international adrenalin fueled race starting in the beautiful Saint-Malo this Sunday.
Boatshed.com have enjoyed five fantastic days on the stand at the International sail boat show.
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.
If you think going to work is a pain, spare a thought for us down here at Boatshed HQ.
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.
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.