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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.

Mercury Marine celebrates 80th anniversary
Mercury Marine celebrates 80th anniversary
Monday, 28 January 2019

Mercury Marine will celebrate its 80th anniversary throughout 2019 with events around the world, reflecting on its strong heritage of innovation and leadership in the marine industry.

On 22 January 1939, E. Carl Kiekhaefer purchased a bankrupt e...

Neil Chapman starts the two handed ARC across the Atlantic to St Lucia
Neil Chapman starts the two handed ARC across the Atlantic to St Lucia
Tuesday, 27 November 2018

Neil Chapman Co Founder and CEO of Boatshed.com is doing the double-handed ARC crossing from Las Palmas to St Lucia 2018 with Curt Mundy from Boatshed Ireland.

First fully up-cycled mooring rope launches
First fully up-cycled mooring rope launches
Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Marlow Ropes has launched the first premium sustainable mooring rope made using 100 per cent recycled plastic.

The Blue Ocean Dockline is the first ‘technically better’ premium dockline rope manufactured using yarn wholly made from p...

Jean-Luc Van Den Heede facing fresh storm
Jean-Luc Van Den Heede facing fresh storm
Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Jean-Luc Van Den Heede has made running repairs to Matmut’s rig, which now faces a stern test from an approaching storm. Credit: Jean-Luc Van Den Heede/PPL/GGR

What Does An Inflating Life Raft Look Like?
What Does An Inflating Life Raft Look Like?
Wednesday, 14 November 2018

A nice quick light-hearted video taken at a recent Brighton Marina Yacht Club Class, that shows what happens when you inflate your life raft. Might be useful for you...

Waterline Boats / Boatshed Featured Boat – HI-Star 40 Sedan
Waterline Boats / Boatshed Featured Boat – HI-Star 40 Sedan
Sunday, 11 November 2018

HI-Star 40 Sedan
Waterline Boats / Boatshed Featured Boat!

The lifeboat heroes of World War one who saved over 200 lives
The lifeboat heroes of World War one who saved over 200 lives
Sunday, 11 November 2018

LEFT: Henry Blogg, Cromer Lifeboat Coxswain. Image: RNLI
RIGHT: Local gallantry awardees from Whitby involved in the Rohilla rescue. Back row l-r: George Peart (Silver Medal), Thomas M Kelly (Upgang Second Coxswain, Than...

Strombolian Eruptions.
Strombolian Eruptions.
Thursday, 08 November 2018

We had stood on the edge of the Isola di Vulcano crater to admire the steam and hydrogen sulphide gas emanating from its guts but it seemed a timid volcano. From the top of the crater we had spied the much more active eruptions of Stromboli some 2...

RYA Dinghy Show – Sailing greats announced as 2019 hosts
RYA Dinghy Show – Sailing greats announced as 2019 hosts
Tuesday, 06 November 2018

Shirley Robertson

Dates for the 2019 FAST40+ Season
Dates for the 2019 FAST40+ Season
Tuesday, 06 November 2018

The fourth edition of the FAST40+ Race Circuit promises more thrilling high speed action for the owner-driver class. There will be six scoring rounds including the HYS FAST40+ National Championship and the One Ton Cup. In a change to previous cham...

Rolex Middle Sea Race prepares in Valletta
Rolex Middle Sea Race prepares in Valletta
Thursday, 11 October 2018

The 2018 golden jubilee edition of Malta’s most famous yachting event promises to be the biggest ever. The Rolex Middle Sea Race, which this year marks the 50th anniversary of its founding, will again start from the historic Grand Harbour, i...

eSail® Sailing Simulator
eSail® Sailing Simulator
Tuesday, 09 October 2018 Officially launched at a hands-on live presentation at the Royal Southern Yacht Club, eSail® Sailing Simulator teaches you how to sail a 36′ sailing yacht, explore the sea around a collection of islands and take part in challenges and races...
The underexplored underwater
The underexplored underwater
Monday, 03 September 2018

Our planet is primarily water; the seas cover 71% of the Earth. NOAA’s National Geophysical Data Centre estimates the world’s water comes to around 321,003,271 cubic miles.

That’s a huge portion of our world, so just what is lu...

Dartmouth Sailing Week
Dartmouth Sailing Week
Monday, 13 August 2018

Dartmouth Sailing Week is one of the most enjoyable and welcoming events in Devon’s saili...

GGR Peche heads for Cape Town
GGR Peche heads for Cape Town
Monday, 13 August 2018

Philippe Péché, pictured when sailing through the Marina Rubicon gate in the Canaries. This shows the special alloy telescopic tiller fitted to PRB which snapped later in the race, together with the Beaufort w...

How Oyster could relaunch… as told by a relaunch professional
How Oyster could relaunch… as told by a relaunch professional
Friday, 10 August 2018

The Oyster World Rally is a 27,000 mile circumnavigation

Tracy Edwards Scoops Lendy Ladies Day Trophy at Lendy Cowes Week
Tracy Edwards Scoops Lendy Ladies Day Trophy at Lendy Cowes Week
Tuesday, 07 August 2018

The annual Ladies Day returned to Lendy Cowes Week on Tuesday 7th August, this year supported by Title Sponsor Lendy, with a number of celebrations culminating in the announcement that Tracy Edwards was the winner of the Ladies Day Trophy at an ex...

Applications invited for RYA and Yachts & Yachting Club of the Year 2019
Applications invited for RYA and Yachts & Yachting Club of the Year 2019
Sunday, 05 August 2018

2018 RYA and Yachts & Yachting Club of the Year winners Notts County Sailing Club

Weekly Golden Globe Update
Weekly Golden Globe Update
Monday, 16 July 2018

Here's your weekly Golden Globe Race update - all doing well, with a bit of dropping out. Good luck to them all as they head further South! Go Susie!

Swiss clean sweep in Extreme Sailing Series™ Cascais showdown
Swiss clean sweep in Extreme Sailing Series™ Cascais showdown
Tuesday, 10 July 2018

British INEOS Rebels UK finished day four with a foot on the podium for the first time this year. Image: Lloyd Images

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