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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.
Boatshed has now appointed new franchisees to operate the Boatshed Norfolk brand. The business remains in its current location at Bells Marina in Brundall, the office is being fully refurbished and will now be run under the new management of Gary Travis and Will Farnell.
Under New Management
Join us for Fizz at Five every night of the show Stand CO53
Will it be YOU!
The Powerboat P1 World Championship circuit was back in Cowes for the second year running over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Sunny skies and wind over tide made for a great spectacle for the crowds on and off the water. Peter and Michael Delbridge were there to promote Boatshed Hamble, and give us this report :
Boatshed Hamble get many requests in the course of a working week and the ones we like the most are the ones that get us out on the water.
This bank holiday weekend saw the Royal Navy opening its doors to the public at the Devonport base for a glimpse in to the lives and machinery behind the name and stories.
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.
Today sees the end of the 4 day event hosted by Sutton Harbour in Plymouth with the final Feeder race to Fowey for Classes 1-5 to be followed by an evening prize giving in Royal Fowey Yacht Club -2100.
Classic Boat Regatta
If you think going to work is a pain, spare a thought for us down here at Boatshed HQ.
We receive lots of nice letters of recommendation, but not many customers produce poetry! This "Ode to Boatshed" made us all chuckle 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.
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.
Many thanks to Finisterre for supplying these fantastic Fleeces for this competition.