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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.


TrawlerFest moves to Bremerton - Helmsman Trawlers Will Be There!

TrawlerFest moves to Bremerton - Helmsman Trawlers Will Be There!

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Trawler lovers and Helmsman Trawlers fans are only a couple of weeks and a ferry ride away from this year’s TrawlerFest.

Want to see what happens when a life raft inflates? Watch this!

Want to see what happens when a life raft inflates? Watch this!

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

DEMO: Rare chance to see a life raft inflating.

Biggest round-the-world ocean race to return to Liverpool

Biggest round-the-world ocean race to return to Liverpool

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

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Aberdeen Asset Management to offer Confidence Masterclass on the seas

Aberdeen Asset Management to offer Confidence Masterclass on the seas

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

UKSA will offer the young people valuable time spent on the water at their base in Cowes on the Isle of Wight, where they will learn basic sailing skills, try a variety of watersports and spend time in confidence building workshops. The workshops will reflect the Aberdeen values of: quality, ambition, teamwork, integrity and challenge.

Mike Golding follows in the footsteps of Sir Robin Knox-Johnston at the Little Ship Club

Mike Golding follows in the footsteps of Sir Robin Knox-Johnston at the Little Ship Club

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Mike Golding, one of the world’s most successful offshore sailors, has been named president of London’s cruising and training yacht club, the Little Ship Club.

Mr Golding, OBE, takes over from Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, famous for being the first man to sail solo non-stop around the world.

Derry-Londonderry returns as Host Port for Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race

Derry-Londonderry returns as Host Port for Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race

Thursday, 16 March 2017

The crew of the winning transatlantic Clipper Yacht, Derry-Londonderry-Doire who received a rapturous welcome from the crowd of thousands at Ebrington Square before the Beach Boys took to the stage as part of the LegenDerry Maritime Festival. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com.

Double award for charity sailing instructors

Double award for charity sailing instructors

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Two sailors from a sailing charity in Cornwall have passed a coveted Royal Yachting Association exam.

Turn to Starboard CEO Shaun Pascoe and sailing instructor Dan Fielding both passed the Yachtmaster Instructor assessment at Falmouth.

Custom-made pontoons for Land Rover BAR

Custom-made pontoons for Land Rover BAR

Wednesday, 08 March 2017

MDL Marinas, the official marina partner to Land Rover BAR, is helping the team gear up for the 35th America’s Cup, which is destined for a climactic finale in Bermuda this summer.

MDL has worked closely with Land Rover BAR to help set up their team base in Bermuda and has created customised pontoons, designed to give swift access for the team and accommodate the crucial support boats.Alongside the existing partnership, which has seen MDL Marinas involved in the Portsmouth Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series as an official Engagement Partner, the marina operator has designed custom-made pontoons tailored to the racing conditions in Bermuda. Using innovative, industry-leading technology, the pontoon has the ability to rotate 90, which will allow Land Rover BAR to berth the boat in all wind directions and stay attached to the shore, instead of having to have the boat on a swing mooring. The pontoon was constructed in Southampton and has travelled 3,400 miles to reach Bermuda, where it is now undergoing trial as part of the team’s intensive training programme.Adrien Burnand, Head of Marketing at MDL Marinas, commented: “Open sea racing is unpredictable and fast paced, so implementing equipment which saves even a second can make all the difference. MDL Marinas has worked closely with the Land Rover BAR team in what has been a new but exciting challenge, and we can’t wait to see the pontoons in action this summer. The America’s Cup is the Formula 1 of the sailing world and it’s going to be an epic finale, both MDL and our customers are counting down the days until the action starts once again!”James Stagg, Shore Team Manager, at Land Rover BAR, added: “The America’s Cup is all about looking at advances in technology to help gain a competitive advantage. We wanted to see if we could create a pivoting pontoon to enable us to berth the race boat in any wind direction to reduce boat loading times, so we came together with MDL Marinas to put this concept into motion. Together we’ve designed and built a tool which is tailored to the team’s racing needs and the finished product looks fantastic.”www.mdlmarinas.co.uk

April Boatbid - Enter Now!

April Boatbid - Enter Now!

Thursday, 02 March 2017

Entries Close 4th March.

Red Bull Sailing Team announces its return to the Extreme Sailing Series™

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

© Dean Treml For Red Bull Content Pool

British Motor Yacht Show 2017

Monday, 20 February 2017

Princess S60 Sports Yacht

UK Flying Fifteen Association celebrates 70th anniversary

Monday, 20 February 2017

Coweslip – Uffas Workforce. Image: Beken of Cowes

3 Towpath Dates That Your Valentine Will Love

3 Towpath Dates That Your Valentine Will Love

Monday, 06 February 2017

Maybe you’re into canals and narrowboats, or maybe you’d rather be on a motor boat or yacht, but you just can’t get down to the coast this weekend: These tips from the towpath will give you some unusual date ideas to impress the one you love this weekend.

 What our customers say about using Boatshed to sell and buy a boat

What our customers say about using Boatshed to sell and buy a boat

Friday, 23 December 2016

We love it when we receive feedback from buyers or sellers as it helps us to ensure that we are offering the best service that we can, below are some of the comments we have received recently.

How to prepare your boat for sale

How to prepare your boat for sale

Monday, 21 November 2016

You've come to the decision to sell your pride and joy, contacted your local Boatshed broker to get her listed, but what are you going to do to make your boat look fabulous to potential buyers? Boatshed brokers share their top tips, based on their personal experiences, for getting your boat looking swell to sell.

What our customers say about using Boatshed to sell and buy a boat

What our customers say about using Boatshed to sell and buy a boat

Monday, 14 November 2016

We love it when we receive feedback from buyers or sellers as it helps us to ensure that we are offering the best service that we can, below are some of the comments we have received recently.

From the Galley - Mozambique Tuna Curry

From the Galley - Mozambique Tuna Curry

Thursday, 10 November 2016

This is fresh and fiery curry which was first cooked for us on Guernsey in the Channel Isles. Its a wet curry with lots of fresh tasting juices, the ginger gives a nice bit of heat and the tuna is really tender.

Jeanne Socrates and her journey around the World - part 1

Jeanne Socrates and her journey around the World - part 1

Monday, 07 November 2016

Friend of Boatshed, Jeanne Socrates has already cast off on her 3rd attempt to sail around the world non stop and single handed - although the last two weeks haven't been easy going and she has had to retrace steps for some urgent repairs.

Can he do it...We believe he can!

Can he do it...We believe he can!

Saturday, 05 November 2016

Boatshed Portsmouth were very lucky to be able to attend a leaving party for Alex last week in his home town of Gosport where he talked about his aims for his Vendée Globe round-the-world single-handed yacht race 2016.

360 Virtual Tours

360 Virtual Tours

Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Waterline Boats is pleased to announce another BIG advancement of the Boatshed System! With Boatshed we already offer the most appealing, informative and effective boat listing presentations. We know from experience that potential buyers want to understand a boat — "what is it like to be aboard, and how does the boat’s layout work for me?”. While our 80 standard photos and video earn enthusiastic praise from customers, technology now allows us to answer these questions even better — with 360 Virtual Tours!