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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.

Donating your boat to Sail 4 Cancer Charity
Donating your boat to Sail 4 Cancer Charity
Tuesday, 17 April 2018

At the end of 2017 we were approached by Chris Woods on behalf of the Keith Black Will Trust who wanted to donate his Colvic Countess 33 to Sail 4 Cancer. After considering whether to use her for our family sailing days it was eventually decided t...

Flare Amnesty at Sovereign Harbour, Eastbourne, UK
Flare Amnesty at Sovereign Harbour, Eastbourne, UK
Friday, 13 April 2018

Last shout - out of date flare amnesty tomorrow at Sovereign Harbour, Eastbourne 1000-1400! Please share and help us dispose of these dangerous items - we constantly find them through our RNLI activity and they need to be got rid of, w...

HMS Forth formally commissioned into the Royal Navy
HMS Forth formally commissioned into the Royal Navy
Friday, 13 April 2018

Image: UK Crown Copyright 2018

Blunt Carbon Monoxide (CO) warning for boaters using petrol engines NR18-002
Blunt Carbon Monoxide (CO) warning for boaters using petrol engines NR18-002
Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Put bluntly, if you can smell petrol-engine exhaust fumes in the boat, kill the engine(s) and get out fast before you inhale any further toxic fumes!

A major carbon monoxide (CO) risk comes from either big inboard petrol-engines producing lethal...

Helping with the cost of boat ownership
Helping with the cost of boat ownership
Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Another thing we are committed to at Boatshed is reducing the costs of boat ownership for our customers. Boat buyers will, typically, spend about 20% of the price of a boat on necessary equipment, products and services within the first 12 months ...

Boatshed Texas Partner
Boatshed Texas Partner
Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Steve Black Boatshed Texas: “My 16’ Old Town Canoe with a Lean Green Lehr
propane gas outboard motor, perfect for Boatshed Texas media crew to go shoot photos & video of prospective listings (my favourite part of the business ;...

First Trans Pacific Row By a Blind Person!
First Trans Pacific Row By a Blind Person!
Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Two retired Royal Marines, Mick Dawson and Steve "Sparky" Sparkes are taking on the Pacific Ocean with nothing but oars and guts to enable the first trans Pacific row completed by a blind person, whilst taking part in the Great Pacific Race from M...

Famous tall ship plans a return to Plymouth’s historic Sutton Harbour
Famous tall ship plans a return to Plymouth’s historic Sutton Harbour
Saturday, 10 March 2018

Plymouth’s historic Sutton Harbour will be hosting the famous tall ship, Kaskelot, when it returns to the city in August for a month-long visit.

The three-masted barque, which is one of the largest wooden tall ships still in commission, wi...

LIVE ON A BOAT?
LIVE ON A BOAT?
Thursday, 08 March 2018

Boatshed have already sold hundreds of house boats in the UK and France. This month the Boatshed Data-Feed technology has been plugged into Rightmove.co.uk so we can find folks looking for a boat as an alternative to a house.

Boatshed’s Specialist Websites
Boatshed’s Specialist Websites
Tuesday, 06 March 2018

As one of the largest international yacht brokers in the world, Boatshed is well known for selling just about any and all types of boats: sail or motor; compact or super-sized; budget or expensive; inland or ocean going, since 2001 we have dea...

Golden Globe Race
Golden Globe Race
Friday, 16 February 2018

9 Months Alone At Sea, 30,000 Miles Non-Stop, No Modern Technology, Southern Ocean!

April BoatBid Auction
April BoatBid Auction
Wednesday, 14 February 2018

The April BoatBid auction will run from the 13th to the 17th April.

February BoatBid - Auction Open!
February BoatBid - Auction Open!
Friday, 09 February 2018

The February BoatBid auction is open.

February BoatBid - Catalogue Open
February BoatBid - Catalogue Open
Wednesday, 10 January 2018

February BoatBid - Catalogue Published

Lifejacket deflation - the right way!
Lifejacket deflation - the right way!
Sunday, 31 December 2017

Many people ruin their lifejackets by deflating them incorrectly after testing - watch this quick video to see how to do it properly...

Lifejacket Failure
Lifejacket Failure
Saturday, 30 December 2017

This lifejacket looked good to go, but - shock horror - it isn't!

February BoatBid - Don't Forget To Enter!
February BoatBid - Don't Forget To Enter!
Friday, 22 December 2017

February BoatBid - Entries Close 31/12/2017

February BoatBid - Open To Entries
February BoatBid - Open To Entries
Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Entries Close 24th December.

December Boatbid - Auction Open!
December Boatbid - Auction Open!
Friday, 08 December 2017

December Boatbid - Place Your Bid!

Beneath the Surface: The Art of Dredging
Beneath the Surface: The Art of Dredging
Thursday, 23 November 2017

Dr. Ben Carroll, In-house expert and Assistant Project Manager at MDL Marinas, shares his insight into the art of dredging and why this is an essential practice for all marinas.

Maintaining an exemplary marina which offers an efficient service i...

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