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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.

April 12th - 16th Boatbid Auction
April 12th - 16th Boatbid Auction
Tuesday, 02 April 2019

Our Spring Boatbid Auction will be on the starting blocks in 2 weeks time. Our catalogue is full and brimming with your new or next boat...take a look here.

What To Look At Underneath Your Boat Part 8 - Osmosis
What To Look At Underneath Your Boat Part 8 - Osmosis
Monday, 18 March 2019

Here's the final episode of our 8 part series:"What To Look At Underneath Your Boat" - this time, it's Osmosis!

British boating sector celebrates 7th year of consecutive growth, despite Brexit uncertainty
British boating sector celebrates 7th year of consecutive growth, despite Brexit uncertainty
Friday, 15 March 2019

New figures out today from British Marine, the trade association leading the UK leisure, superyacht and small commercial marine industry, highlight a 1.7% growth in industry revenue, marking seven years of consecutive progress. The new figures als...

What To Look At Underneath Your Boat Part 6 - Hull and Osmosis
What To Look At Underneath Your Boat Part 6 - Hull and Osmosis
Monday, 04 March 2019

Here's the sixth of our weekly 8 part series:"What To Look At Underneath Your Boat" - this time, it's hull and osmosis!

Mayflower Marina
Mayflower Marina
Thursday, 28 February 2019

Mayflower Marina is well positioned for all types of boating activity and is fortunate to have some of the UK’s finest cruising waters right on its doorstep.

The marina was originally built in 1972 and since those early days it has undergo...

What To Look At Underneath Your Boat part 4 - Rudders
What To Look At Underneath Your Boat part 4 - Rudders
Monday, 18 February 2019

Here's the fourth of our weekly 8 part series:

What To Look At Underneath Your Boat part 3 - Keels
What To Look At Underneath Your Boat part 3 - Keels
Monday, 18 February 2019

Here's the third of our weekly 8 part series:

February 8th to 12th 2019 - Boatbid Auction
February 8th to 12th 2019 - Boatbid Auction
Friday, 08 February 2019

Bidding started at 0900hrs this morning, and you will have the opportunity to bid right up until 1900hrs on Tuesday 12th February 2019. Take a look at our range of vessels for sale, here

What To Look At Underneath Your Boat Part 2 - Propeller and Shaft
What To Look At Underneath Your Boat Part 2 - Propeller and Shaft
Monday, 04 February 2019

Here's the second of our weekly 8 part series:

Antifoul Removal
Antifoul Removal
Thursday, 31 January 2019 Bill Selsey looks at this long overdue and much dreaded activity!

What To Look At Underneath Your Boat
What To Look At Underneath Your Boat
Monday, 28 January 2019

Here's the first of our weekly 8 part series:

February Boatbid Auction
February Boatbid Auction
Friday, 25 January 2019

With just 2 weeks to go before our February Boatbid; our online boat auction, goes live, have a look through our catalogue to see what we have available this month...

End of an era for Wightlink’s St Cecilia ferry
End of an era for Wightlink’s St Cecilia ferry
Wednesday, 23 January 2019

On 25 January, St Cecilia, Wightlink’s third largest ship, is retiring from service after an estimated 200,000 crossings of the Solent. Having sailed approximately 1 million miles, Friday will mark her final sailing day before she heads to S...

The Cruising Association publishes new edition of the  Inland Waterways Guide
The Cruising Association publishes new edition of the Inland Waterways Guide
Wednesday, 23 January 2019 The 2019 edition of the Cruising Association’s guide Cruising the Inland Waterways of France and Belgium has been published.Described as their ‘Bible’ by regular users and yacht skippers planning routes to and from the Mediterranean...
Cowes Harbour Commission sign contract for a 9m Patrol RIB
Cowes Harbour Commission sign contract for a 9m Patrol RIB
Sunday, 13 January 2019

Diverse Marine Ltd. and Cowes Harbour Commission have signed a contract for the design, construction and delivery of a 9m Patrol RIB.

Capt. Stuart McIntosh, Harbour Master of Cowes, said: “We are delighted to award the design and construct...

ALL SHIPS ALERT for British solo yachtsman Robin Davie
ALL SHIPS ALERT for British solo yachtsman Robin Davie
Friday, 11 January 2019

Image: PPL Photo Agency

February Boatbid Catalogue
February Boatbid Catalogue
Thursday, 10 January 2019

Please take a look through our catalogue of boats ...

Three women, a boat, the Atlantic and whole load of plastic
Three women, a boat, the Atlantic and whole load of plastic
Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Image: Team Status Row

December Boatbid Auction is LIVE!
December Boatbid Auction is LIVE!
Friday, 07 December 2018

Our auction will run from 0900hrs on Friday 7th until 1900hrs on Tuesday 11th December.

Neil Chapman starts the two handed ARC across the Atlantic to St Lucia
Neil Chapman starts the two handed ARC across the Atlantic to St Lucia
Tuesday, 27 November 2018

Neil Chapman Co Founder and CEO of Boatshed.com is doing the double-handed ARC crossing from Las Palmas to St Lucia 2018 with Curt Mundy from Boatshed Ireland.

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