The world's largest yacht brokerage
Boatshed is one of the largest, most successful international yacht brokerages in the world, specialising in the sale and purchase of second-hand sail and motor boats offering full service brokerage.
The business has grown into a major international and well-known business from its early beginnings in Milford Haven Marina in 1999, and is today represented in over 70 locations in 18 countries by more than 150 local brokers and franchisees.
Boatshed HQ is run by founder Neil Chapman and his team. Based in Hampshire, England and in the USA, Boatshed HQ’s role is to develop the global reach of the network and to support and provide the platform for the individual yacht brokerage businesses and assist them in the management of the brokerage process. The platform is widely acknowledged as the very best in the industry, intuitively matching buyers to sellers with AI creating matches based on over 10,000,000 online interactions with our boats for sale.
- 994,000 registered boat buyers
- 70+ brokerage offices worldwide
- 18 countries covered
- 280,000 unique website visitors per month
- 20,000+ boats sold to date
- 1,000+ boats sold every year
At Boatshed we believe that speed of sale is the single most important factor when you have made the decision to sell. Transparency and technology enable us to facilitate a fast sales process without sacrificing boat value.
Boatshed offices each operate under an individual license and is a separate, legal entity with its own business and name, operating within its locality. As licensees of the Boatshed system, all offices have standard procedures and use standard agreements and contracts to maintain the highest levels of customer service and professionalism.
Boatshed has been bringing people who love boats together for more than 20 years.