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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.


February BoatBid - Open To Entries

February BoatBid - Open To Entries

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Entries Close 24th December.

Simrad GO12 XSE / GO7 XSR

Simrad GO12 XSE / GO7 XSR

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

The Simrad GO12 XSE and GO7 XSR are the newest additions to the GO standalone chartplotter series.

Loaded with the latest boating technologies, the GO12 XSE offers a new, 12-inch display option for the GO Series, while the upgraded GO7 XSR features a restyled, glass-helm design, along with radar compatibility, not previously available on the GO7 XSE.

December Boatbid - Auction Open!

December Boatbid - Auction Open!

Friday, 08 December 2017

December Boatbid - Place Your Bid!

Clipper Race yacht salvage operation update

Clipper Race yacht salvage operation update

Thursday, 30 November 2017

The mast has now been lowered gently using scaffolding tower. Image: Clipper Race

Colvic Countess 33 for sale for cancer respite charity

Colvic Countess 33 for sale for cancer respite charity

Friday, 24 November 2017

This Colvic Countess 33 was donated to Sail 4 Cancer and is for sale with Boatshed Scotland. All proceeds go to help cancer affected families. She was generously gifted to Sail 4 Cancer by Chris Woods on behalf of the Keith Black Will Trust and is currently lying ashore near Loch Fyne in Scotland.

Breeze coming on for leaders with Cape Town finish on the horizon

Breeze coming on for leaders with Cape Town finish on the horizon

Thursday, 23 November 2017

Leg 02, Lisbon to Cape Town, day 19, morning on board Dongfeng. Photo by Jeremie Lecaudey/Volvo Ocean Race. 23 November, 2017. Image: Clipper Race

December BoatBid - A Preview

December BoatBid - A Preview

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

December BoatBid - A Preview

HUGO BOSS backs Alex Thomson Racing for Vendée Globe 2020

HUGO BOSS backs Alex Thomson Racing for Vendée Globe 2020

Friday, 17 November 2017

Image: Lloyd Images

Brexit poses ‘severe threat to Britain’s fishing communities’

Brexit poses ‘severe threat to Britain’s fishing communities’

Friday, 17 November 2017

Brexit will almost certainly have a negative economic impact on large parts of Britain’s fishing industry and the coastal communities which rely on it.

That is the key finding of a new report by the New Economics Foundation which analyses different Brexit scenarios according to their impact on different parts of the fishing fleet.

First physically disabled person to row solo from Europe to South America sets date

First physically disabled person to row solo from Europe to South America sets date

Thursday, 09 November 2017

Lee Spencer ‘The Rowing Marine’ is in the final preparation stages to row over 3,500 miles across the Atlantic ocean in a bid to become the first physically disabled person to row solo and unsupported from mainland Europe to mainland South America.

Setting off on 18 January 2018 for this new Guinness World Record, Lee will also attempt to beat the current able bodied record of 96 days, 12 hours and 45 minutes, gaining a second Guinness World Record proving there is life beyond injury.

Vanishing Sail comes to Dartmouth

Vanishing Sail comes to Dartmouth

Wednesday, 08 November 2017

Award Winning Feature Documentary presented by Boatshed.com & Classic Boat with introduction by Mark Horton,maritime and historical archaeologist, television presenter and writer + post screening Q&A with producer Justin Sihera.

December BoatBid - Preview Catalogue Live

December BoatBid - Preview Catalogue Live

Wednesday, 08 November 2017

December BoatBid Catalogue

Greenings out of Clipper Race

Thursday, 02 November 2017

Image: Clipper Race

Winterising Your Boat

Winterising Your Boat

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Winter is almost here...

The life of a Volvo Ocean Race sailor in pictures: eat, sleep, sail, repeat

The life of a Volvo Ocean Race sailor in pictures: eat, sleep, sail, repeat

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Leg 1 of the Volvo Ocean Race saw the teams race 1,850 nautical miles from Alicante to Lisbon, spending approximately six days at sea. Here are some of the best images that show just how weird life offshore can be…

Garmin® acquires Navionics®

Garmin® acquires Navionics®

Monday, 30 October 2017

Garmin Ltd. has acquired Navionics S.p.A., a privately-held worldwide provider of electronic navigational charts and mobile applications for the marine industry.

“Navionics has long been known as a leading supplier of highly accurate navigational charts and mobile applications for boaters,” said Cliff Pemble, Garmin president and CEO. “By combining Navionics’ content with Garmin’s BlueChart® and LakeVüTM content, we will be able to offer the best available breadth and depth of coverage to our marine customers. Going forward, we plan to retain the Navionics brand and will continue to support Navionics’ existing customers.”

December BoatBid - Entries Close 29th October

December BoatBid - Entries Close 29th October

Friday, 20 October 2017

December Boatbid - Entries Close 29/10

Battle to the end in Clipper Race

Battle to the end in Clipper Race

Thursday, 19 October 2017

Image: Bruce Sutherland

Clean Seas campaign pledge

Clean Seas campaign pledge

Thursday, 19 October 2017

Alicante stopover. Ocean Summit. Photo by Pedro Martinez/Volvo Ocean Race. 18 October

December BoatBid - Entries Now Open

December BoatBid - Entries Now Open

Monday, 09 October 2017

Entries Close 29th October.