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.
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...
Are you thinking about living on a boat?
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.
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 ...
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.
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 :)
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.
Indulge yourself – for a moment or much longer – as you take the helm of this vintage racing cruiser.
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!