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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.


Helmsman Trawlers Premiering at US Powerboat Show!

Helmsman Trawlers Premiering at US Powerboat Show!

Monday, 09 October 2017

Helmsman Trawlers premiering at the 2017 United States Powerboat Show - Annapolis!

Ultimate Boat Porn with Boatshed Archive

Ultimate Boat Porn with Boatshed Archive

Thursday, 05 October 2017

Boatshed are launching a beta version of the Boatshed Archive, essentially a back catalogue of the 24,000+ boats we’ve been involved in selling. This is a great resource for people looking for boats, with each boat containing up to 100 photos, full boat spec and videos. This useful resource is like a boat bible for us all to use.

Boatshed chosen to showcase at the world's largest technology show - WEB SUMMIT

Boatshed chosen to showcase at the world's largest technology show - WEB SUMMIT

Thursday, 05 October 2017

November 2017 sees the Boatshed technology team travel to Lisbon for 5 days at Web Summit Exhibition. Boatshed have been invited to feature their leading boat sales technology platform alongside the likes of Facebook Uber and Amazon. Chosen out of thousands of companies and after a difficult selection process, Boatshed has been chosen because of its international growth, innovative business model and widespread use of technology to sell boats.

Jeanne Socrates - Forced To Abandon Record Attempt

Jeanne Socrates - Forced To Abandon Record Attempt

Monday, 02 October 2017

Jeanne Socrates - Injured in fall

Helmsman Trawlers Expands to the East Coast!

Helmsman Trawlers Expands to the East Coast!

Friday, 29 September 2017

Well established on the West Coast of the US, Helmsman Trawlers is very excited to announce the broadening of our factory direct buying program to the East Coast.

Helmsman Trawlers at PassageMaker Bay Bridge TrawlerFest!

Helmsman Trawlers at PassageMaker Bay Bridge TrawlerFest!

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Yes that's right...Helmsman Trawlers is at TrawlerFest Bay Bridge, Maryland - displaying a 2018 38E Pilothouse.

Hurricane IRMA Appeal - How can you help?

Hurricane IRMA Appeal - How can you help?

Monday, 11 September 2017

Boatshed offices in the Caribbean are currently experiencing very difficult circumstances. Our thoughts are with the families and members of the boatshed team caught up in the very challenging circumstances.

Waterline Boats / Boatshed at Boats Afloat 2017!

Waterline Boats / Boatshed at Boats Afloat 2017!

Saturday, 09 September 2017

Waterline Boats - dealer for Helmsman Trawlers, Bracewell Yachts and Krogen Express is displaying two trawlers from the Helmsman Trawlers line at the South Lake Union Boats Afloat Show.

Summer BoatBid Closing Soon!

Summer BoatBid Closing Soon!

Monday, 14 August 2017

Summer BoatBid Closing Soon! Make Your BoatBid!!

Seattle Boatbid - Auction Open

Seattle Boatbid - Auction Open

Friday, 11 August 2017

Seattle BoatBid Auction - 11th to the 15th August - Bidding has begun!

Boatshed supports screening of new film  - Vanishing Sail - Sunday 6 August 2017

Boatshed supports screening of new film - Vanishing Sail - Sunday 6 August 2017

Monday, 31 July 2017

Boatshed supports screening of the film Vanishing Sail - A Dramatic Tale of the Caribbean Sailing Tradition wins support from creative boat seller Portsmouth, UK. Boatshed, the world’s largest yacht brokerage, announces its partnership with Indian Creek Films for the August 6 screening of the film Vanishing Sail-Five years in the making, Vanishing Sail is the story of how the centuries-old tradition of sailboat building was kept alive in the Grenadine islands.

Ballard Locks celebrates 100 years -

Ballard Locks celebrates 100 years -

Tuesday, 11 July 2017

An impressive parade of historic ships and vessels passed through the Ballard Locks yesterday in celebration of the Hiram M Chittenden Ballard Locks' 100th birthday.

Happy New Arrival -

Happy New Arrival -

Friday, 07 July 2017

It's a Helmsman Trawlers 31 Sedan! We offloaded a new Helmsman Trawlers 31 Sedan, with a custom exterior color scheme — San Mateo Wheat hull with red bootstripe — and a customer-specified John Deere engine. After outfitting in Seattle she’ll soon be on her way north with her Canadian buyer.

Helmsman Trawlers Makes History!

Helmsman Trawlers Makes History!

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

A new 2017 Helmsman Trawlers 38E Pilothouse entered the records books last week as cargo aboard the massive OOCL FRANCE container ship when it was delivered to Charleston, South Carolina.

Newsworthy - Bracewell 41

Newsworthy - Bracewell 41

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

As close watchers of the Camano line will know, Camano Yachts Ltd. built seven original Camano 41s, a line extension following years of building the popular Camano 31s. Bracewell Marine Group of Richmond BC acquired the tooling when Camano Yachts Ltd. ceased operations, and then built two Bracewell 41s in Richmond. These were fundamentally the same design, with the same hull as the original Camano 41s, but with a two-stateroom configuration and a number of other layout and aesthetic changes. Over the course of several years Lance Bracewell has been working with a group to establish a new yard near Shanghai named Bracewell Shanghai Yachts Co. Ltd. This yard is also building the Bracewell 54 Motoryacht and the new line of Commanders.

The Internet and the Yacht Sales: Why Boaters Prefer Brokers

The Internet and the Yacht Sales: Why Boaters Prefer Brokers

Thursday, 08 June 2017

The Washington Post published on March 17, 2017 an article titled “The Real Estate Industry has Something the Internet can’t offer: The Human Element”.

Duck Dodge Celebrates Seattle Summers, Boaters, and Ducks!

Duck Dodge Celebrates Seattle Summers, Boaters, and Ducks!

Wednesday, 07 June 2017

A true sign of summer in Seattle - Duck Dodge is a frenzy of a sailboat race.

Mainship Pilot Express 34 –

Mainship Pilot Express 34 –

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

ON DECK at Waterline Boats!

Paul Burbach - Boatshed USA | Boatshed Annapolis Broker

Paul Burbach - Boatshed USA | Boatshed Annapolis Broker

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Paul Burbach, broker for Boatshed Annapolis and our latest addition to the Boatshed USA expansion, has 20 years of experience in the boat brokerage business.