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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.

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.

Heavy Weather Warning For South UK Coast!
Heavy Weather Warning For South UK Coast!
Thursday, 08 August 2019

Heavy weather heading for the UK South Coast - see our top tips here!

Inaugural Global Business Breakfast Club at Brighton Marina Yacht Club
Inaugural Global Business Breakfast Club at Brighton Marina Yacht Club
Friday, 19 July 2019

Fantastic inaugural Global Business Breakfast Club at Brighton Marina Yacht Club this morning!

A Very Bad Life Jacket! Bite Sized Clip Part 3 - Vital Viewing
A Very Bad Life Jacket! Bite Sized Clip Part 3 - Vital Viewing
Sunday, 07 July 2019

A potentially fatal common life jacket mistake - watch this clip to see what it is!

Buy a boat in France with Boatshed and enjoy guaranteed income from rentals
Buy a boat in France with Boatshed and enjoy guaranteed income from rentals
Friday, 28 June 2019

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.

Top 10 Summer Boaty Jobs from Boatshed
Top 10 Summer Boaty Jobs from Boatshed
Thursday, 27 June 2019 Check engine & gearbox oil, water, impeller, belts, anodes, mounts, fuel, leaks, wiring
2. Check stern seal
3. Safety kit – stowed correctly and checked
4. Skin fittings – free to move and not weeping. Clean log impeller
5. C...
A Very Bad Life Jacket! Bite Sized Video Part 2 - Vital Viewing!
A Very Bad Life Jacket! Bite Sized Video Part 2 - Vital Viewing!
Friday, 21 June 2019

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...

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