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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.

Covid 19 - Boatshed Status = Still open for business.
Covid 19 - Boatshed Status = Still open for business.
Monday, 06 April 2020

UPDATE:
Business as usual with some temporary restrictions to maintain welfare of our clients and staff.

Tiara 31 & Maxum 37 – On Deck at Waterline Boats / Boatshed
Tiara 31 & Maxum 37 – On Deck at Waterline Boats / Boatshed
Tuesday, 10 March 2020

Tiara 31 & Maxum 37 – On Deck at Waterline Boats!

Astonishing Small Boat Voyages: Voyage of HMS Bounty’s jolly boat.
Astonishing Small Boat Voyages: Voyage of HMS Bounty’s jolly boat.
Thursday, 05 March 2020

Some of you may have seen the Channel 4 programme “The Mutiny” recreating the astonishing voyage of Captain Bligh from near Tonga to Batavia (modern day Jakarta) a journey of some 4,000 miles. If you caught it you will know that the pa...

A Boat Owner's Insights - Cold Water 3700 Pilothouse - Review
A Boat Owner's Insights - Cold Water 3700 Pilothouse - Review
Friday, 28 February 2020

In our latest “A Boat Owner’s Insights” series, we speak with the owners of a 2008 Cold Water 3700 Pilothouse. You will find this boat listed on our Boatshed Seattle website (link below). This recreational aluminum fishing vessel was...

April 10th to 14th 2020 - BoatBid Auction
April 10th to 14th 2020 - BoatBid Auction
Tuesday, 25 February 2020

The April BoatBid auction is now open to entries.
The Auction will run from Friday 10th through to Tuesday 14th April 2020, and the catalogue will go live on Wednesday 11th March 2020.

All About Folding Propellers
All About Folding Propellers
Sunday, 16 February 2020

Tim, from Boatshed Brighton Yacht brokers, takes us through the advantages and disadvantages of folding propellers, in this bite-sized video.

Sailing in the desert
Sailing in the desert
Tuesday, 11 February 2020

The brief was simple....."Get yourself to Phoenix, I need crew!" My cousin Tony texted me.
So after a flight to LAX and 8 hour bus ride I found myself at the Arizona Yacht Club for their 62nd Birthday Regatta & Leukemia Cup.

Dunkirk 80th anniversary ‘pilgrimage’ beckons for restored Magatha
Dunkirk 80th anniversary ‘pilgrimage’ beckons for restored Magatha
Wednesday, 05 February 2020

courtesy of Mylor Ycht Harbour.

Marking a momentous 20 years for Boatshed.com
Marking a momentous 20 years for Boatshed.com
Friday, 01 November 2019

A cruel twist of fate and a passion for boats are now ingrained in Boatshed’s 20-year history through a chain of events that was to revolutionize the yacht brokerage industry.

Highfield Boats reveals support RIB for new HUGO BOSS campaign
Highfield Boats reveals support RIB for new HUGO BOSS campaign
Friday, 25 October 2019

Highfield Boats, the world’s leading aluminium RIB supplier, was finally able to reveal its brand new ultra-high specification support RIB for Alex Thompson’s next campaign when the new HUGO BOSS IMOCA 60 was christened just a few week...

Top Tips on Cheesing Down
Top Tips on Cheesing Down
Monday, 14 October 2019

When securing your boat alongside, a little care can go a long way!

The Mayday Call that saved our lives – and started a business…
The Mayday Call that saved our lives – and started a business…
Thursday, 12 September 2019

In celebrating the 20th anniversary of Boatshed.com we take a glimpse into how the business began. But how could co-founders Mandy and Neil Chapman ever have imagined that their dramatic air-sea rescue in a Force 10 storm would become such...

Rising to the challenge of wind, rain and how to improvise with the laundry
Rising to the challenge of wind, rain and how to improvise with the laundry
Thursday, 13 June 2019

JUNE 13th – and less than 200 miles remaining on the Azores - Portugal leg of the ARC Europe Rally which includes rounding Cape St Vincent en route to Lagos. Squalls, mopping up and oil tankers are the order of the day in this latest report ...

Atlantic Hurricane Season: How to stay safe when sailing
Atlantic Hurricane Season: How to stay safe when sailing
Wednesday, 12 June 2019

The difference in hurricane activity over 100 years.

Weathering the waves with Supertaff on the Atlantic Rally Challenge
Weathering the waves with Supertaff on the Atlantic Rally Challenge
Sunday, 26 May 2019

Eight days under sail – and the balmy waters of Bermuda could not be more different from the now changeable conditions in mid-Atlantic.

Oyster Yachts celebrates its return to glory with the launch of the Oyster 565
Oyster Yachts celebrates its return to glory with the launch of the Oyster 565
Thursday, 09 May 2019

This evening, iconic blue-water yacht manufacturer Oyster Yachts will launch its new “pocket superyacht”, the Oyster 565.

The model will sail down the River Thames at sunset, passing under Tower Bridge as the bascules open at 7.30pm ...

The future of sailing: How technology is enhancing yachts
The future of sailing: How technology is enhancing yachts
Wednesday, 08 May 2019

We live in an era where everything is constantly changing; developments in technology allow the ability to innovate and enhance just about any sector. Because of this, it goes without saying that the way we do (almost) everything is being impacted...

Great savings on Mark Warner holidays for RYA members
Great savings on Mark Warner holidays for RYA members
Friday, 03 May 2019

RYA members can now enjoy exclusive discounts on Mark Warner award-winning activity holidays in stunning Mediterranean beach locations.

As the latest organisation to join the RYA’s Member Reward Partner Programme, RYA members can now enjoy...

Gill OS2 Range
Gill OS2 Range
Wednesday, 10 April 2019

A favourite with cruisers, the Gill OS2 is also ideal for offshore races such as the Rolex Fastnet. Taking inspiration from the pinnacle Race Ocean collection, which underwent hours of product development and testing, the OS2 is a leadin...

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