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.
Entries Close 24th December.
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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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.
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Winter is almost here...
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 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 29/10
Entries Close 29th October.