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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.


July BoatBid Auction - Catalogue Live

July BoatBid Auction - Catalogue Live

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

The next auction runs from Friday 14th July 2017 until Tuesday 18th July 2017.

The Internet and the Yacht Sales: Why Boaters Prefer Brokers

The Internet and the Yacht Sales: Why Boaters Prefer Brokers

Thursday, 08 June 2017

The Washington Post published on March 17, 2017 an article titled “The Real Estate Industry has Something the Internet can’t offer: The Human Element”.

Tall ship will lead cruises for berth holders at Plymouth Marina

Wednesday, 07 June 2017

Matthew and Vicky Barraud of The Morvargh Sailing Project, with Mark Brimacombe, Manager of The Marina at Sutton Harbour, aboard the Helen Mary R.

Drama in Bermuda for Emirates Team New Zealand

Wednesday, 07 June 2017

© ACEA 2017 / Photo Gilles Martin-Raget

OSTAR 2017

OSTAR 2017

Monday, 29 May 2017

The Single-handed Trans-Atlantic Race, or OSTAR, is an east-to-west yacht race across the North Atlantic, inaugurated in 1960, it was the first single-handed ocean yacht race. It is run from Plymouth to the Newport in the USA and is held every four years. The Boatshed Performance team sailed into Plymouth today to get a report at the low key start. The race is westwards against the prevailing winds of the north Atlantic over a distance of around 3,000 nautical miles.

Man overboard location alert app

Man overboard location alert app

Sunday, 28 May 2017

OLAS, the man overboard location alert app from Exposure Lights is now available on Android as well as through the App Store.

Exposure Lights have also released a daunting new MOB video, showing how easily things can quickly go wrong, even in relatively calm conditions. Exposure’s research revealed that typically in many sailing partnerships at least one person has the underlying dread “what would I do if my partner went overboard”, meaning they find it difficult to relax or rest when the other is on deck alone.

No foulies required!

Friday, 19 May 2017

When you consider just how many sailing days you actually enjoy on your boat in the UK, maybe it really would be a better proposition to buy a boat in the south of France.

14th - 18th July Boatbid - Entry Opens Today!

14th - 18th July Boatbid - Entry Opens Today!

Monday, 15 May 2017

When? - 14th to 18th July

Boatshed Brighton Life Jacket Series 4 of 5 - Life Jacket Top Tip!

Boatshed Brighton Life Jacket Series 4 of 5 - Life Jacket Top Tip!

Friday, 12 May 2017

A quick clip with a top life jacket tip that not many people know!

Boatshed Brighton Life Jacket Series Video 3 of 5

Boatshed Brighton Life Jacket Series Video 3 of 5

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

A quick video, with yet another set of hints and tips on checking your lifejackets, direct from boatshed Brighton! (Apologies for the quality!)

Applications now open for Fairline Yachts apprenticeship programme

Applications now open for Fairline Yachts apprenticeship programme

Tuesday, 09 May 2017

Members of the Fairline production team

Yacht Haven Quay, Plymouth

Yacht Haven Quay, Plymouth

Thursday, 04 May 2017

Yacht Haven Quay is the first purpose-built dry stack marina in the UK, offering secure, save and cost-effective berthing to over 200 boats.

Located in the epicentre of the south west’s marine scene, Yacht Haven Quay Plymouth offers hassle-free, undercover berthing for RIBs and motorboats up to 11m in length.

Want to see what happens when a life raft inflates? Watch this!

Want to see what happens when a life raft inflates? Watch this!

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

DEMO: Rare chance to see a life raft inflating.

Mile Building Opportunity

Mile Building Opportunity

Saturday, 22 April 2017

We recently sold a Bavaria 50 in Cyprus and it is due to make its way back to the UK via Malta and Gib, however, 2 of the crew have pulled out at the last minute, so there is an opportunity available. for: "Relaxed mile building cruise from Larnaca to theU.K.

Fourth Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 team to be revealed this month

Fourth Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 team to be revealed this month

Friday, 10 March 2017

Image: Benoit Stichelbaut / Dongfeng Race Team

UKSA cadets set sail on dream career

UKSA cadets set sail on dream career

Thursday, 09 March 2017

The Professional Yacht Cadetship 2016/17 cohort celebrate their successful graduation of phase one of the maritime training centre’s flagship course.

Southampton Sailing Week set to sparkle

Southampton Sailing Week set to sparkle

Thursday, 09 March 2017

Opportunities to try sailing with Sunsail will be available throughout Southampton Sailing Week

April Boatbid - Enter Now!

April Boatbid - Enter Now!

Thursday, 02 March 2017

Entries Close 4th March.