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.
A quick look around the stern drive of a motor cruiser, to see what's where and what it's there for!
Date: Friday, 15 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.
A bite sized video showing what a damaged (delaminated and cracked) GRP hull may look like, probably as a result of an impact.
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.
Trawler chat with Gary Buck
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.
When securing your boat alongside, a little care can go a long way!
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.
A quick look at the underside of a boat, where a surveyor has found small areas of delamination.
5 tips to help you and your boat through survey day:
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...
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.
Heavy weather heading for the UK South Coast - see our top tips here!
Fantastic inaugural Global Business Breakfast Club at Brighton Marina Yacht Club this morning!
A potentially fatal common life jacket mistake - watch this clip to see what it is!
By teaming up with Canalous, the leading French boat builder and hire fleet operator, Boatshed is bringing the best out of boat ownership in France.
2. Check stern seal
3. Safety kit – stowed correctly and checked
4. Skin fittings – free to move and not weeping. Clean log impeller
A recent Brighton Marina Yacht Club RNLI life jacket clinic bite-sized video, showing easy, vital basic checks that you can look at yourself on your life jacket - and what it looks like when it all goes wrong! As ever, if you'd like your l...