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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.

Sunday, 05 April 2020

We're still receiving offers for our boats for sale daily and we can still list your boat for sale! Confinement has meant an increase in our website traffic and we anticipate a very busy time when restrictions are lifted.

Not Sure Whether to Buy a Boat With an Inboard or Outboard Engine? Watch This!
Not Sure Whether to Buy a Boat With an Inboard or Outboard Engine? Watch This!
Monday, 30 March 2020

Join Tim, from Boatshed yacht brokers, to hear the advantages and disadvantages of outboard motors on boats.

A Walk and Talk Underneath an Eighties Family Cruiser.
A Walk and Talk Underneath an Eighties Family Cruiser.
Monday, 09 March 2020

A quick look around what you might expect to find under one of these classic boats. Excuse the referrals to the rudder, when I meant the propeller!

All About Folding Propellers
All About Folding Propellers
Sunday, 16 February 2020

Tim, from Boatshed Brighton Yacht brokers, takes us through the advantages and disadvantages of folding propellers, in this bite-sized video.

Selling Your Boat - Hints and Tips!
Selling Your Boat - Hints and Tips!
Saturday, 01 February 2020

Tim from Boatshed Brighton Yacht Brokers talks about a few things to think about, when it comes to selling your boat.

Whats's a Stern Drive? Or An Out Drive? See here!
Whats's a Stern Drive? Or An Out Drive? See here!
Thursday, 05 December 2019

A quick look around the stern drive of a motor cruiser, to see what's where and what it's there for!

Brighton Marina Lock Closure
Brighton Marina Lock Closure
Monday, 25 November 2019

Date: Friday, 15 November 2019

Postal News For Brighton Marina Berth Holders
Postal News For Brighton Marina Berth Holders
Monday, 25 November 2019

Our friends over at Nicky's Canvasworks chandlery at Brighton Marina will be taking over the postal service at the marina, from Premier Marinas.

Bite Sized Hull Delamination and Crack Video
Bite Sized Hull Delamination and Crack Video
Monday, 18 November 2019

A bite sized video showing what a damaged (delaminated and cracked) GRP hull may look like, probably as a result of an impact.

Marking a momentous 20 years for Boatshed.com
Marking a momentous 20 years for Boatshed.com
Friday, 01 November 2019

A cruel twist of fate and a passion for boats are now ingrained in Boatshed’s 20-year history through a chain of events that was to revolutionize the yacht brokerage industry.

What is a trawler ? We ask Gary at Boatshed Seattle.....
What is a trawler ? We ask Gary at Boatshed Seattle.....
Friday, 01 November 2019

Trawler chat with Gary Buck

White Parachute Flare Demonstration
White Parachute Flare Demonstration
Saturday, 26 October 2019

This is a white parachute flare being launched about a mile away at night, off Brighton Marina. Sorry for the image quality, but we hope you'll get the idea.

Top Tips on Cheesing Down
Top Tips on Cheesing Down
Monday, 14 October 2019

When securing your boat alongside, a little care can go a long way!

Watching This Video May Stop Your Boat Sinking!
Watching This Video May Stop Your Boat Sinking!
Thursday, 10 October 2019

Dezincification of bronze/brass alloy fittings can lead to weakness of skin fittings and, in extreme cases, complete failure of the equipment. This could cause uncontrolled flooding of your boat.

GRP Delamination Demo - Have You Got This On Your Boat?
GRP Delamination Demo - Have You Got This On Your Boat?
Tuesday, 01 October 2019

A quick look at the underside of a boat, where a surveyor has found small areas of delamination.

5 Top Tips From Surveyors For When Your Boat Is About To Be Surveyed
5 Top Tips From Surveyors For When Your Boat Is About To Be Surveyed
Wednesday, 25 September 2019

5 tips to help you and your boat through survey day:

Do NOT do this with your life jacket!
Do NOT do this with your life jacket!
Monday, 16 September 2019

The Mayday Call that saved our lives – and started a business…
The Mayday Call that saved our lives – and started a business…
Thursday, 12 September 2019

In celebrating the 20th anniversary of Boatshed.com we take a glimpse into how the business began. But how could co-founders Mandy and Neil Chapman ever have imagined that their dramatic air-sea rescue in a Force 10 storm would become such...

FREE Sea Start Membership for Boatshed Buyers!
FREE Sea Start Membership for Boatshed Buyers!
Monday, 19 August 2019

Sea Start was established in 1994 and is a 24/7 marine breakdown service (a little like the car breakdown organisations, but on the water!) that operates along the South Coast and English Channel.

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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.

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