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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.

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.

Life Jacket Bite-Sized Tip No.1 - Corroded Bottle Damage!
Life Jacket Bite-Sized Tip No.1 - Corroded Bottle Damage!
Monday, 10 June 2019

A quick bite-sized video to show what happens if your life jacket bottle becomes corroded and/or if the bottle is loose. Watch this to help you look after your life jackets :)

It’s ‘adeus’ to the Azores, fishy tales and the one that got away!
It’s ‘adeus’ to the Azores, fishy tales and the one that got away!
Monday, 10 June 2019

JUNE 10th – 700 miles to go – and we’re back onboard Supertaff again with Neil Chapman, Curt Mundy and Curt’s niece Shea as we embark on the next European leg of the Atlantic Rally Challenge.

Sailing through three centuries – and now for sale!
Sailing through three centuries – and now for sale!
Thursday, 06 June 2019

Indulge yourself – for a moment or much longer – as you take the helm of this vintage racing cruiser.

Why sailing is good for the Boatshed business
Why sailing is good for the Boatshed business
Tuesday, 04 June 2019

If you’ve been following our news stories and blogs over the past few months, you’ll be aware that Boatshed founder Neil Chapman has been sailing the 41’ Supertaff more than usual just lately. And not without good cause!

Let’s share a ‘high five’ with Wendy for another great year!
Let’s share a ‘high five’ with Wendy for another great year!
Tuesday, 04 June 2019

For someone who grew up about as far away from the sea as you can get in England, it may seem strange that Wendy Barker found her calling in the marine industry.

Supertaff challenges record on the Atlantic Rally Challenge
Supertaff challenges record on the Atlantic Rally Challenge
Tuesday, 28 May 2019

May 28th – after 13 days at sea since leaving Bermuda, the 3-hour watch routine, dwindling supplies of fresh food and battering winds are testing everyone’s resolve. But spirits remain high with the Azores just beyond the horizon.

Dolphins, more dolphins and a close shave on the Atlantic Rally Challenge
Dolphins, more dolphins and a close shave on the Atlantic Rally Challenge
Tuesday, 28 May 2019

May 27 – and undeterred by the rogue wave that swamped the cockpit a couple of days ago, the team continue to make headway aboard Supertaff en route to The Azores...but always expecting the unexpected!

Weathering the waves with Supertaff on the Atlantic Rally Challenge
Weathering the waves with Supertaff on the Atlantic Rally Challenge
Sunday, 26 May 2019

Eight days under sail – and the balmy waters of Bermuda could not be more different from the now changeable conditions in mid-Atlantic.

Contessa shows off her jewels on the Isle of Wight with Boatshed
Contessa shows off her jewels on the Isle of Wight with Boatshed
Thursday, 23 May 2019

True to its commitment to sell more boats faster than traditional yacht brokers, Boatshed has just completed the sale of a Contessa 32 through its Isle of Wight brokerage office – inside 12 days.

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