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It's 2008 and as we all struggle back into work, rueing the day we decided that an 18lb turkey was going to be okay for the three of us and wondering how we are going to get the pine needles out of the modelling clay, Boatshed.com wanted quickly to look back over the last 12 months. Partly this is self indulgent because we have fitted an awful lot in, but mostly this retrospective is to show you quite how much we manage to pack into our little year. And 2008 is going to be even busier.
So in time honoured Boatshed.com fashion, the teams from Boatshed Cowes, Hamble and Communications took a spin on the Vitech for a Christmas celebration in the Solent. We were helping her owners to exercise the engines and Boatshed.com never shirk from responsibilities such as these.
Boatshed.com has done it again! And this time we managed to sell a boat in what must be a record 48 hours.
As if it wasn't enough becoming a Boatshed broker, running your own business, meeting new and interesting people every day and getting a chance to view, document and understand boats from all over the world, now it seems that Boatshed brokers can also expect praise and laudations to be heaped upon them (presuming they do a good job of course!)
Chris Ellison, the infamous DI Burnside from The Bill and more recently an Eastenders character as well, is also officially one of Boatshed's biggest fans.
Boatshed.com has decided to shake up the exhibitors at the Earls Court Boat Show with a little bit of fun because that is what we do best (as well as selling boats of course).
There have been mountain climbing exploits, sailing-legends-in-the-making meetings, plenty of chatting and lots of happy Boatshed.com customers on Day 4 of the Earls Court Boat Show.
Boatshed took to the depths of the dive pool today to prove that we really will go to any lengths and depths to shout about our service.
The Earls Court Boatshow is open for business and Boatshed.com is buzzing. Already on our stand, we’ve had a famous photographer, a fascinating explorer and a friendly TV producer not to mention the opening of the inaugural Fizz @ Five bottles.
If you missed the article in the paper last Tuesday or you are in a part of the world where the newspaper is a bit harder to come by, have no fear, the full evaluation can be checked out on the link 'The Daily Telegraph' (Telegraph registration required)
We know you don't need an excuse to come and have a glass on us, catch up with old friends, hear about the most exciting way to buy and sell boats and be in London in time for watery Christmas shopping. But just in case you do - Boatshed is running the internationally renowned Fizz @ Five at the Whyte & Mackay Earls Court Boat Show.
Boatshed Cowes was officially launched on Saturday supported by a whole host of friends, family, colleagues and press at a party to end all parties.
The November weather and the visibility put paid to the Boatshed Isle of Wight Challenge but this didn't deter 50 powerboat racers, their support crews and family from giving us all a spectacle as they hurtled past at 40 knots. And the event was big enough to warrant a special message from the Queen's Harbour Master based in Portsmouth that the Boatshed.com challenge was taking place today. Hopefully not many ships in the area missed it!
That was the Boatshed cheerleading attempt as Dee Caffari launches her book in the USA today. The first books, hot off the press, will be on the Boatshed booth at Strictly Sail St Pete and I am sure that the guys and gals down there will have all sorts of competitions lined up for some lucky visitors. Remember Fizz @ Five as well (as if you'd forget!)
48th Annual Ft Lauderdale International Boat Show
Big congratulations to Dee Caffari who collected her MBE today at Buckingham Palace. Dee was honoured with the title after becoming the first woman to sail solo, non-stop around the world against the prevailing tides and currents.
As you know, Boatshed will go to any depths and lengths to make sure that your boat-buying experience is a good one but even we were stunned at the recent free diving world records that have just been broken by one stunningly brave British lady.
The official launch party for Boatshed Cowes will be taking place on Saturday 17th November at Cowes Corinthian Yacht Club from 3pm.
Steven from Boatshed Falmouth was recently honoured to be at the launch of Cockwells' 40' pilot cutter. This traditional family of boat builders is based in Falmouth and the beautiful boat is testament to the skills and dedication in this part of the world. The autumnal sunshine framed what was a very proud moment for the shipwrights, their families and a smattering of local dignitaries.
Boatshed is also being lauded this week for being mates with CraftInsure and by ensuring that we comply with good insurance practice. Believe me - this may not sound like much but the guys at CraftInsure were impressed enough with us that they even gave bottles of wine away. Now that's got to be a good thing!