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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.

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 ...

July Boatbid Auction
July Boatbid Auction
Monday, 14 May 2018

The July BoatBid auction will run from the 13th to the 17th July 2018 .

2013 Helmsman Trawlers 38 Pilothouse - For Sale
2013 Helmsman Trawlers 38 Pilothouse - For Sale
Tuesday, 17 April 2018

ON DECK at Waterline Boats!

Circumnavigating the UK in a Leisure 27
Circumnavigating the UK in a Leisure 27
Monday, 16 April 2018

We present the first in a series of tales from a local Shoreham yachtsman, Kevin Gilroy, describing his adventures as he sets out to sail around the UK.

ARE YOU AND YOUR COLLEAGUES AT WORK UP FOR A WORKPLACE CHALLENGE ON THE WATER?
ARE YOU AND YOUR COLLEAGUES AT WORK UP FOR A WORKPLACE CHALLENGE ON THE WATER?
Friday, 13 April 2018

The “Workplace Challenge” sailing event is set to return to the Southern Region in 2018 after a successful pilot scheme last year.

If you have always fancied learning to sail, and you have got a few like-minded colleagues at work, th...

RNLI and Helly Hansen announce strategic partnership to help save lives
RNLI and Helly Hansen announce strategic partnership to help save lives
Thursday, 22 March 2018

Helly Hansen has committed to supporting the RNLI for the next five years through a variety of life-saving activities. These include delivering drowning prevention messages to their customers, generating income, supporting fundraising and safety c...

Sailing to debut in Invictus Games Sydney 2018
Sailing to debut in Invictus Games Sydney 2018
Monday, 19 March 2018

An Invictus Games training day at Whitefriars Sailing Club.

The Rising Importance of the ‘Boat Ladder’
The Rising Importance of the ‘Boat Ladder’
Friday, 16 March 2018

Activity in the boat sector is on the rise in some major markets but not the UK, according to statistics from International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA). In France, for example, used-boat purchases were up 5% last ...

The importance of maintaining your boat’s gelcoat
The importance of maintaining your boat’s gelcoat
Thursday, 15 March 2018

Many people think of gelcoat simply as something that keeps their boat looking good, adding a smooth shine and containing the pigment that gives your boat its signature colour. But every time you bump up against a pier, moor up in strong sunshine ...

Boatshed Texas Partner
Boatshed Texas Partner
Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Steve Black Boatshed Texas: “My 16’ Old Town Canoe with a Lean Green Lehr
propane gas outboard motor, perfect for Boatshed Texas media crew to go shoot photos & video of prospective listings (my favourite part of the business ;...

Helping with the cost of boat ownership
Helping with the cost of boat ownership
Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Another thing we are committed to at Boatshed is reducing the costs of boat ownership for our customers. Boat buyers will, typically, spend about 20% of the price of a boat on necessary equipment, products and services within the first 12 months ...

List of boating and sailing events for 2018
List of boating and sailing events for 2018
Monday, 12 March 2018

We could not find a good list of 2018 Boatshows, Regattas and Events, so we have built one for everyone to use. It is a work in progress! so if you know of any boating events that are not featured here, then please contact us and we would love to ...

Easter at Emirates Spinnaker Tower
Easter at Emirates Spinnaker Tower
Sunday, 11 March 2018

 

Suzuki launches new WATERGRIP propellers
Suzuki launches new WATERGRIP propellers
Saturday, 10 March 2018

Suzuki has announced the introduction of a bespoke range of performance propellers for its ultimate four stroke outboards.

The new propeller range will be known as WATERGRIP and will provide Suzuki outboards with the ultimate performance with th...

Boatshed Houseboats
Boatshed Houseboats
Friday, 09 March 2018

Executive Summary: In a market where younger households are competing for increasingly expensive housing, houseboats offer an appealing economic alternative. As a result, the demand for houseboats is growing across Europe, providing the first step...

LIVE ON A BOAT?
LIVE ON A BOAT?
Thursday, 08 March 2018

Boatshed have already sold hundreds of house boats in the UK and France. This month the Boatshed Data-Feed technology has been plugged into Rightmove.co.uk so we can find folks looking for a boat as an alternative to a house.

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