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.
BoatBid Auction - 15th to 19th September - Bidding has begun!
Boatshed offices in the Caribbean are currently experiencing very difficult circumstances. Our thoughts are with the families and members of the boatshed team caught up in the very challenging circumstances.
After a long wait, HMS Queen Elizabeth finally arrived in Portsmouth Harbour this morning at 0710hrs. She was greeted with a flotilla of boats and thousands of people lined the shores to catch a glimpse of the biggest warship ever built for the Royal Navy.
This was so amazingly popular, I'm posting it again! Like Boatshed Brighton Facebook page here https://www.facebook.com/BoatshedBrighton/ and visit boatshedbrighton.com for more similar.
Boatshed supports screening of the film Vanishing Sail - A Dramatic Tale of the Caribbean Sailing Tradition wins support from creative boat seller Portsmouth, UK. Boatshed, the world’s largest yacht brokerage, announces its partnership with Indian Creek Films for the August 6 screening of the film Vanishing Sail-Five years in the making, Vanishing Sail is the story of how the centuries-old tradition of sailboat building was kept alive in the Grenadine islands.
I thought I'd let you into a secret, after having yet another offer accepted on a great boat in less than 24 hours.
BoatBid Auction - 14th to the 18th July - Bidding has begun!
The next auction runs from Friday 14th July 2017 until Tuesday 18th July 2017.
As its name implies it is NOT a race as such but an opportunity to pitch up your vessel amongst others and see how you fair. Participating vessels range in length, design and capability which determines your start time smallest first, with the aim of finishing at about the same time.
This really is true - to celebrate MOD Pizza Brighton's birthday, they're giving away free pizza ALL DAY on Wednesday 31st May!
When? - 14th to 18th July
A quick clip with a top life jacket tip that not many people know!
A quick video, with yet another set of hints and tips on checking your lifejackets, direct from boatshed Brighton! (Apologies for the quality!)
My family and I were invited to the Land Rover BAR road show on Saturday 6th of May which was held at BAR America's Cup HQ in Portsmouth.
DEMO: Rare chance to see a life raft inflating.
Opportunities like this don't come along very often! If you have a life raft, do you know what's in it? This quick vid shows what's contained in a typical life raft and what it's used for. Love from Boatshed Brighton and Nicky's Canvasworks!
Only a week to go until the next auction which takes place from 14-18 April..
As Boatshed's Environmental Manager, it'd be rude of me not to try and help this lovely gent pass on a piece of history - SOMEONE, SOMEWHERE IS LOOKING FOR THIS ENGINE!
When abandoning their boat - something which is your last resort! - many people go to deploy their life rafts, only to find that they pull and pull and pull at their painter (the operating chord) and their life raft doesn't inflate.
A great time at Brighton marina, for the first new and used boat show - Boatshed Brighton and Rib-X partnered up, along with the "Boatshed Brighton" lovelies (Laura and Jo) for a couple of days of fun, noise, new customers and lots and lots of bubbly! Families and friends turned up too!