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.
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 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
Here are some highlights from next months auction:
SCARBOROUGH TO AMBLE - 102 miles
The Plymouth Eddystone Charity Sailing Pursuit is scheduled to take place this coming Saturday, 23rd June 2018.
Will you be sailing around the Solent this summer? Keep your eye out for a strange looking ocean rowing boat with the ‘Grandads of the Atlantic’ on board….
From their base in Port Solent Marina, Neil Young and Peter Ketley are currently preparing to undertake the ‘world’s toughest rowing race’, the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, which will see 30 teams attempt to row unassisted 3,000 miles across the Atlantic from the Canary Islands to Antigua.
The catalogue for the July Boatbid Auction is now live and can be viewed HERE. If you would like to place a bid in the auction then read our Buyers Guide and FAQ's for more information.
Part 4 of Kevin's Adventure...
The Patriot 700 Sports Utility Vessel is an accessible fishing and workboat.
After the successful launch of the Patriot 600 Fishing vessel in 2015 at the Bournemouth Skipper Show, Patriot Marine Ltd have now developed this hull into a vessel specifically for those with limited mobility. The USP of this hull is its stability, allowing it to be configured for many uses.
The 4th installment of Kevin Gilroy's intrepid adventure:
TheYachtMarket.com continues as Title Sponsor of the Southampton Boat Show as it celebrates its 50th Anniversary (14 – 23 September 2018).
Over 110,000 visitors enjoy the south coast based show that runs over 10 days and with this year being the 50th anniversary, both British Marine and TheYachtMarket.com are fully focused on ensuring the show does not disappoint and delivers on all levels for both visitor and exhibitor alike.
Szymon Kuczynski, the Polish Skipper of ‘Atlantic Puffin’ a 20ft 10,4in yacht, secured a new world record for the smallest yacht to circumnavigate the globe singlehanded and unaided when he returned to Mayflower Marina in Plymouth today.
Szymon, who originally set sail from Plymouth on 19 August 2017, spent over 270 days, 10 hours and 29 minutes, alone at sea on board his yacht ‘Atlantic Puffin’ whilst undertaking his adventurous sailing expedition of nearly 29,000 nautical miles.
The July BoatBid auction will run from the 13th to the 17th July 2018 .
In the third part of Kevin Gilroy's intrepid circumnavigation, we find out about his first adventures at sea...
In part 2 of Kevin's story, we learn more about his boat and equipment - some very useful tips and information here!
Skippers breifing for the single handed race was held at the Antigua Yacht Club. Basic rules include no autopilots to be used, all boats will have observers who will be situated on each boat to help in case of emergency.