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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.

Circumnavigating the UK in a Leisure 27, Part 20 - Tresco - Falmouth

Monday, 15 October 2018

Sunday June 18th 2017 Tresco/Brymer, Scilly Isles

Golden Globe Race Weekly Update

Monday, 15 October 2018

No great issues to report this week - all we need to say is "great progress!".

2018 Rolex World Sailor of the Year nominees announced

Wednesday, 03 October 2018

World Sailing and Rolex have announced the line-up of Rolex World Sailor of the Year 2018 nominees.

The 11 nominated sailors represent the best of the best in international sailing over the last 12 months, with kiteboarders, offshore racers and Olympic class specialists all shortlisted. The names vying for the prestigious 2018 Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards are:

Female
Caterina Banti (ITA) – 2018 Nacra 17 World Champion
Carolijn Brouwer (NED) / Marie Riou (FRA) – Volvo Ocean Race winners
Daniela Moroz (USA) – 2018 Formula Kiteboarding World Champion
Wendy Tuck (AUS) – Clipper Round the World Race winning skipper

Male
Charles Caudrelier (FRA) – Volvo Ocean Race winning skipper
Sime and Mihovil Fantela (CRO) – 2018 49er World Champions
Pavlos Kontides (CYP) – 2018 Laser World Champion
Dorian van Rijsselberghe (NED) – 2018 Men’s RS:X World Champion
Ruggero Tita (ITA) – 2018 Nacra 17 World Champion

Members of the public will be invited to vote for who they think should be crowned Rolex World Sailor of the Year on 15 October via World Sailing’s website. The public will contribute 30 per cent of the overall vote with World Sailing’s Member National Authorities making up the final 70 per cent.

On 30 October 2018, the winners will be announced at the World Sailing Awards Ceremony in Sarasota, Florida, USA.

Each winner will be presented with the unique marble and silver trophy depicting the globe, crowned with five silver spinnakers representing the continents, together with a Rolex timepiece.

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GOLDEN GLOBE NEWS - The leader close to the Boatshed.com Film Gate in Tasmania

Wednesday, 03 October 2018

Within the next couple of days, the leader Jean-Luc Van Den Heede of the Golden Globe Race ()GGR) is due to arrive at the "Boatshed.com Film Drop" in Storm Bay.

Blog: Circumnavigating the UK in a Leisure 27, Part 18 - Newlyn - Weather Bound

Monday, 24 September 2018

NEWLYN HARBOUR - WEATHER BOUND
Sunday June 4 Newlyn Harbour

Golden Globe Race Update

Monday, 24 September 2018

As the remaining entrants slog their way across to Australia, two sailors and their boats were knocked and rolled 360 degrees, resulting in complete incapacitation for Indian armed forces pilot, Abhilash Tomy, who was only able to get a message through saying that he couldn't move.

“Life on the Water” Photography Competition

Thursday, 20 September 2018

Robin Knox Johnston unveiled the winner of the MS Amlin “Life on the Water” photography competition 2018 during a winners’ reception at the Southampton Boat Show.

Run throughout the summer boating season, MS Amlin have been on the hunt for the best images representing the essence of boating and what it means to those involved. Whilst the MS Amlin Yacht team are focused on boat insurance, they know that for sailors and boat owners, it’s more than just boat insurance; it is about the unique lifestyle that comes alongside owning a boat.

September Boatbid Auction is Open

Friday, 14 September 2018

The auction will run from 0900hrs on Friday 14th to 1700hrs on Tuesday 18th September.

September Boatbid Auction - Catalogue is OPEN

Wednesday, 22 August 2018

The September Boatbid Auction has a lot to offer with almost 50 boats available!

Circumnavigating the UK in a Leisure 27, Part 14 - Stranraer to Pwllheli Via Isle of Man

Monday, 20 August 2018

Saturday August 13 Stranraer Marina to East Tarbert Bay Mull of Galloway - 40 miles

RYA to cease as UK National Authority for Powerboat Racing from 2019

Friday, 17 August 2018

The RYA has  written to the Union Internationale Motonautique (UIM), the international federation for Powerboat Racing, to inform them that it will no longer act as national authority for powerboat racing in the UK with effect from 01 January 2019.

This decision has been taken by the RYA’s Board, following a review of the status of the sport and an evaluation of the risks and responsibilities associated with acting as the national authority.

Princess Yachts On Track for Groundbreaking 2018

Tuesday, 10 July 2018

Princess Yachts has taken the unprecedented step in announcing six ground-breaking  new models to join their range as they continue on 2017’s positive trajectory.

These new models follow the S78, V50, V60, V65 and F70 models already launched in 2018.

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

Catalogue Review for Boatbid Auction

Wednesday, 27 June 2018

Here are some highlights from next months auction:

Circumnavigating the UK in a Leisure 27, Part 6 - Scarborough to Amble

Monday, 25 June 2018

SCARBOROUGH TO AMBLE - 102 miles

Dongfeng Race Team wins the Volvo Ocean Race

Monday, 25 June 2018

Image: Ainhoa Sanchez/Volvo Ocean Race

The Plymouth Eddystone Charity Sailing Pursuit

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

The Plymouth Eddystone Charity Sailing Pursuit is scheduled to take place this coming Saturday, 23rd June 2018.

Check your scrub – personal products containing microbeads are banned from sale from today

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Microbeads, and along with many other products, are hurting and killing our wildlife. Image: MCS