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New RS Zest unveiled at Southampton & Annapolis Boat Shows
New RS Zest unveiled at Southampton & Annapolis Boat Shows
Thursday, 14 September 2017 The RS Zest is a brand new compact boat for one, two or three sailors that delivers more crew space and practical, enjoyable features than older rivals.It replaces the RS Quba and has been developed by Jo Richards (Pico designer, over 20 years ago) a...
Poole sailor to take over from injured Clipper skipper
Poole sailor to take over from injured Clipper skipper
Thursday, 14 September 2017

Andy Woodruff. Image: OnEdition

Whale-strike survivor relives dramatic rescue
Whale-strike survivor relives dramatic rescue
Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Destiny of Scarborough. Image: David Bowes

Hurricane IRMA Appeal - How can you help?
Hurricane IRMA Appeal - How can you help?
Monday, 11 September 2017

Boatshed offices in the Caribbean are currently experiencing very difficult circumstances. Our thoughts are with the families and members of the boatshed team caught up in the very challenging circumstances.

Boatshed offices Caribbean
Boatshed offices Caribbean
Saturday, 09 September 2017

Boatshed offices in the Caribbean are currently experiencing very difficult circumstances.

Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series ready to rumble
Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series ready to rumble
Sunday, 03 September 2017

As the European summer regatta circuit begins to draw to a close, the Caribbean vibe in Barbados is beginning to rumble with plans already in place for the annual Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series, 16 – 24 January 2018.

The 82nd edition...

Countdown - September Boatbid Auction
Countdown - September Boatbid Auction
Thursday, 31 August 2017

September Boatbid Auction Open's Soon!

How to stop brain freeze when things go wrong.
How to stop brain freeze when things go wrong.
Monday, 28 August 2017 Q: Ben, Deckhand, 24:

“Recently I did something idiotic onboard when using the crane to launch the tender for the first time. I was super-stressed and I pretended I knew what I was doing, but my brain shut down entirely and I did something s...

Rowers Rescued after Ocean Signal EPIRB Alerts Irish Coast Guard
Rowers Rescued after Ocean Signal EPIRB Alerts Irish Coast Guard
Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Ocean rowers Joseph Gagnon (left) and Brian Conville were rescued by the Irish Coast Guard after the activation of their Ocean Signal rescueME EPIRB1, just hours away from completing a record-breaking North Atlantic crossin...

Clipper day 2: Strong Tides Divide Fleet
Clipper day 2: Strong Tides Divide Fleet
Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Image: OnEdition

Boating business sees Brexit as major opportunity
Boating business sees Brexit as major opportunity
Friday, 18 August 2017

TheYachtMarket.com, which has a two-year deal to put its name to the Southampton Boat Show, says Brexit presents a great opportunity for the country’s leisure marine industry.

TheYachtMarket.com founder and CEO Richard W. Roberts, sai...

First Hurricane of the 2017 Tropical Atlantic Season
First Hurricane of the 2017 Tropical Atlantic Season
Thursday, 10 August 2017

Hurricane Franklin_Crossed the Yucatan Peninsular of Mexico earlier today Wednesday and is back over the tropical warm waters of the southern Gulf of Mexico in the Bay of Campeche. This is the first official named Hurricane of the Atlantic Sea...

Alex Thomson returns to racing action
Alex Thomson returns to racing action
Friday, 04 August 2017

Image: Cleo Barnham

Hull cleaning tool
Hull cleaning tool
Friday, 04 August 2017

The Scrubbis hull cleaning tool allows you to scrub the hull clear of fouling using a foam cleaning head on a telescopic handle. Scrubbis works by using its own 2kg positive buoyancy; the head pressing itself firmly against the hull to aid cleanin...

Boat owner jailed for unsafe operation of fishing vessel
Boat owner jailed for unsafe operation of fishing vessel
Thursday, 03 August 2017 The owner of a fishing vessel has been sentenced to 15 months in prison after pleading guilty to two charges brought by the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) for the unsafe operation of a fishing vessel and failing to ensure that the gas cooker...
Day 5 Round up report at Lendy Cowes Week
Day 5 Round up report at Lendy Cowes Week
Wednesday, 02 August 2017

By Rupert Holmes

Today was one of fast and furious action at Lendy Cowes Week. On the way out to the start it looked like the Apocalypse was coming, and with a short course, there were a lot of corners coming up really fast, said John Hamilton, ...

July Boatbid Auction - Starts Today!
July Boatbid Auction - Starts Today!
Friday, 14 July 2017

BoatBid Auction - 14th to the 18th July - Bidding has begun!

Ballard Locks celebrates 100 years -
Ballard Locks celebrates 100 years -
Tuesday, 11 July 2017

An impressive parade of historic ships and vessels passed through the Ballard Locks yesterday in celebration of the Hiram M Chittenden Ballard Locks' 100th birthday.

Pet Safe
Pet Safe
Monday, 10 July 2017

Does your dog enjoy boating too? From Mayland Marine comes a range of dog lifejacket style buoyancy aids to protect your pet on the water.

Tony Cummins, Managing Director of Mayland Marine, said: “We are seeing an increasing number of peop...

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