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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.

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...

Thinking About Living On A Boat?
Thinking About Living On A Boat?
Thursday, 20 June 2019

Are you thinking about living on a boat?

Supertaff and Boatshed crew arrive in Portugal as ARC Europe rally draws to a close
Supertaff and Boatshed crew arrive in Portugal as ARC Europe rally draws to a close
Saturday, 15 June 2019

9,000 miles, two Atlantic crossings and one amazing experience is how Boatshed CEO Neil Chapman reflects on the past seven months as the Supertaff crew step onto dry land in Lagos.

Rising to the challenge of wind, rain and how to improvise with the laundry
Rising to the challenge of wind, rain and how to improvise with the laundry
Thursday, 13 June 2019

JUNE 13th – and less than 200 miles remaining on the Azores - Portugal leg of the ARC Europe Rally which includes rounding Cape St Vincent en route to Lagos. Squalls, mopping up and oil tankers are the order of the day in this latest report ...

Get browsing and get ready to bid – it’s Boatshed’s Summer 2019 Boat Auction!
Get browsing and get ready to bid – it’s Boatshed’s Summer 2019 Boat Auction!
Wednesday, 12 June 2019

At Boatshed, our mission is to make it easier for you to buy and sell boats. And with our next online boat auction set to start on July 12, you can view a fabulous selection of boats for sale in our online catalogue today.

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