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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.

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...

The RYA and RORC go doublehanded
The RYA and RORC go doublehanded
Sunday, 07 April 2019

World Sailing’s landmark decision to select a Mixed Two Person Offshore Keelboat event for the 2024 Olympics and the recent announcement to hold an Offshore World Championship for mixed double-handed sailing in October 2020 has encouraged th...

The Ocean Race enters new era with global launch event
The Ocean Race enters new era with global launch event
Friday, 22 March 2019

Boris Herrmann, skipper of IMOCA MALIZIA II. Route du Rhum Destination Guadeloupe 2018. Photo : Jean-Marie LIOT www.jmliot.com

VIDEO: First Episode of “80 Seconds with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston”
VIDEO: First Episode of “80 Seconds with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston”
Monday, 18 March 2019

To celebrate the actual date of their Brand Ambassador, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston’s 80th birthday, MS Amlin Yacht, the boat insurance specialists, has launched Episode One of the “80 Seconds with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston” video s...

The Cruising Association welcomes The Princess Royal
The Cruising Association welcomes The Princess Royal
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 In his capacity as Patron of The Cruising Association, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston CBE RD and bar,  hosted a private visit from The Princess Royal to the CA’s headquarters in Limehouse Basin, London. Sir Robin, accompanied by the CA Pres...
RAYMARINE NEXT GENERATION
RAYMARINE NEXT GENERATION
Monday, 11 February 2019

The compact Ray53, full-sized Ray63 and the multifunction Ray73 with AIS are all full-function VHF marine radios with Class D Digital Selective Calling. Designed to complement the modern style of Raymarine Axiom multifunction displays, each V...

MS Amlin Yacht confirm sponsorship of the 2019 Round the Island Race
MS Amlin Yacht confirm sponsorship of the 2019 Round the Island Race
Thursday, 07 February 2019

Boat insurance specialists MS Amlin Yacht will continue its partnership with The Round the Island Race, which regularly attracts more than 1,400 boats and 15,000 sailors.

As official insurance partners, MS Amlin will extend racing cover to all t...

B&G V60
B&G V60
Thursday, 31 January 2019

The B&G V60 mid-level VHF radio includes a large, intuitive interface, built-in AIS receiver, a front mountable mechanical design for easy installation and optional wireless handsets. With its integrated GPS receiver, the V60 now has four ways...

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