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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.

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

Traditional Boats of Bali, Indonesia_Part 1.
Traditional Boats of Bali, Indonesia_Part 1.
Monday, 02 July 2018

On a recent trip to Bali, Indonesia Boatshed Texas was introduced to some of the traditional fishing boats the locals call Jukung or Cadik's a open wooden outrigger canoe. The fisherman that work tirelessly each day to bring in the catch head out ...

5000 GBP GGR prize
5000 GBP GGR prize
Sunday, 01 July 2018

Boatshed announced this morning that it will be awarding 5000 UK pounds in cash to the fastest boat in the 2018 Golden Globe Race
The 5000 prize matches the original award that all competitors raced for 50 years ago.

Garmin inReach Mini
Garmin inReach Mini
Thursday, 28 June 2018

£299.99 
www.garmin.com/inreach 

The inReach Mini from Garmin is a compact satellite communicator with available two-way messaging and a 24/7 SOS function when combined with an inReach subscription to access the Iridium® s...

Boatshed and GGR Race Village
Boatshed and GGR Race Village
Thursday, 28 June 2018

Boatshed HQ team members are on location at the race Village in Les Sables-d'Olonne for the start of the Golden Globe Race on Sunday.
Boatshed are proud to be sponsors of the GGR and have sold several boats to race competitors

Take on the Plastic Challenge this July
Take on the Plastic Challenge this July
Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Take on the Marine Conservation Society’s ‘Plastic Challenge’ to try and detox your life of the planet’s substance of convenience

With more plastic than fish (by weight) in our seas predicted to be a possibility by 2050, ...

Maritime charity discovers it fed The Beatles horse
Maritime charity discovers it fed The Beatles horse
Tuesday, 12 June 2018

A maritime welfare charity that helped The Beatles when they fell on hard times has released a new book, which includes how it fed George Harrison horsemeat in Hamburg.

Whenever they played Hamburg, the band visited Sailors’ Society’...

Marlow Sponsors International Optimist Class Association 2018
Marlow Sponsors International Optimist Class Association 2018
Saturday, 02 June 2018

Following its support at the GBR Optimist Team Selection Trials earlier this month, Marlow Ropes announces its sponsorship of the International Optimist Class Association (IOCA).

As a practical partner for grass-roots sailing, Marlow will share ...

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