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.
The March boat auction which takes place from Friday 22 to Tuesday 26 of March, 2013. Over 40 boats are in the auction.
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Change to Notice to Mariners No 15 of 2012 – Vauxhall bridge /closures/restrictions (attached below for information)
NOTICE TO MARINERS LOWESTOFT BASCULE BRIDGE – MARINE CLOSURES NOVEMBER 2012 – PHASE 2 Mariners and Port Users are advised that due to essential maintenance work, Lowestoft Bascule Bridge will be closed to all shipping, between 2000hrs and 0600hrs on the following dates:-
PORT OF GREAT YARMOUTH
The Broads Authority will be dealing with a sunken river cruiser on Barton Broad ( at reference point TG 3562421349) during the next 48 hours. The area will be marked off and lit, please approach the area with care and caution.
British Waterways Marinas Ltd, one of the largest marina operators in the country, has appointed Boatshed.com as its sole provider of brokerage at its marinas in the South and West.
The countdown is on to the biggest ever Broads Outdoors Festival, which opened on Saturday 5th May 2012 at Whitlingham Country Park with a lively day of music, activities and family fun. The festival showcases the best of outdoor activities available throughout the Broads and offers visitors the chance to do things they might not otherwise do and see things they might not otherwise see.
Safety on the water is paramount but ever thought about how the emergency services would reach you should there be a problem? The firefighters at Wroxham Fire Station have recently begun training with a small rescue boat to aid future rescue attempts on nearby Broadland waterways.
I imagine every broker has a boat on their books that stands out above the rest, ..........Well here's mine.
The sun is out and the new boating season has started! Boatshed Norfolk is looking forward to some great weekends on the Norfolk Broads at some of the events already planned for 2012. Make sure you have these dates in your diaries and we look forward to seeing customers both past and present out and about on the water:-
The sun is out and the new boating season has begun and the Boatshed Norfolk team are out and about listing and undertaking viewings on the wide range of brokerage boats currently available.
We’re all very excited about the PSP Southampton Boat Show and the Boatshed stand at the show.
Come and meet the Boatshed.com team at this years PSP Southampton boat show.
This week sees Boatshed.com pass the 400,000 registered customer mark.
Recently I sold a Sea Otter Narrow boat to a customer (James Smith) who is a retired dentist. The boat was surveyed and there were a couple of minor issues to be resolved prior to completion. James had said he would be away for a few weeks so there was no rush to get the work done. I asked if he was going "anywhere nice" as one does, the reply I got was not what I would have ever imagined. James was going to Nicaragua for 2 weeks to perform basic dental care, pain relief and dental health education. In order to visit the villages the main form of transport (now here's the nautical link !!) is a small narrow boat called a "Panger" that has a 200 hp engine hung on the back!!.... Below is a brief and interesting report from James along with pictures of this work he regularly provides at his own cost................
It is difficult to explain why we here in Norfolk have had the best year by far since taking over the Boatshed Norfolk franchise in September 2006.
Boatshed.com were on the water this afternoon for the start this legendary single-handed transatlantic race.
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.