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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.


July Boatbid Auction - Starts Today!

July Boatbid Auction - Starts Today!

Friday, 14 July 2017

BoatBid Auction - 14th to the 18th July - Bidding has begun!

OSTAR 2017

OSTAR 2017

Monday, 29 May 2017

The Single-handed Trans-Atlantic Race, or OSTAR, is an east-to-west yacht race across the North Atlantic, inaugurated in 1960, it was the first single-handed ocean yacht race. It is run from Plymouth to the Newport in the USA and is held every four years. The Boatshed Performance team sailed into Plymouth today to get a report at the low key start. The race is westwards against the prevailing winds of the north Atlantic over a distance of around 3,000 nautical miles.

14th - 18th July Boatbid - Entry Opens Today!

14th - 18th July Boatbid - Entry Opens Today!

Monday, 15 May 2017

When? - 14th to 18th July

Boatshed Brighton Life Jacket Series Video 3 of 5

Boatshed Brighton Life Jacket Series Video 3 of 5

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

A quick video, with yet another set of hints and tips on checking your lifejackets, direct from boatshed Brighton! (Apologies for the quality!)

Land Rover BAR (Bring the Cup Home ) Roadshow.

Land Rover BAR (Bring the Cup Home ) Roadshow.

Tuesday, 09 May 2017

My family and I were invited to the Land Rover BAR road show on Saturday 6th of May which was held at BAR America's Cup HQ in Portsmouth.

Want to see what happens when a life raft inflates? Watch this!

Want to see what happens when a life raft inflates? Watch this!

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

DEMO: Rare chance to see a life raft inflating.

What's Inside Your Liferaft?

What's Inside Your Liferaft?

Sunday, 09 April 2017

Opportunities like this don't come along very often! If you have a life raft, do you know what's in it? This quick vid shows what's contained in a typical life raft and what it's used for. Love from Boatshed Brighton and Nicky's Canvasworks!

Boatbid Auction April 2017

Boatbid Auction April 2017

Friday, 07 April 2017

Only a week to go until the next auction which takes place from 14-18 April..

Boatshed Brighton Demonstrates Life Raft Painters - This Might Help You In An Emergency!

Boatshed Brighton Demonstrates Life Raft Painters - This Might Help You In An Emergency!

Tuesday, 04 April 2017

When abandoning their boat - something which is your last resort! - many people go to deploy their life rafts, only to find that they pull and pull and pull at their painter (the operating chord) and their life raft doesn't inflate.

Blue Water Runner from Elvstrøm Sails is set to revolutionise downwind sailing

Blue Water Runner from Elvstrøm Sails is set to revolutionise downwind sailing

Thursday, 30 March 2017

Elvstrøm Sails innovative new ‘Blue Water Runner’ performs the role of three sails in one.

Designed as effectively two Yankee sails on a single luff cable, it works as a light up-wind genoa, a reaching ‘Yankee’ when the two-ply sails are together. When running dead-downwind it can be peeled open into ‘goose-winging’ mode, doubling the sail area to increase boat speed. It can be trimmed and poled out like a spinnaker, or used without a pole.

What you need to know about living on a narrowboat on the waterways

What you need to know about living on a narrowboat on the waterways

Monday, 27 March 2017

Fancy a life on the canals and rivers of the UK, where you can wake up to be close to nature and have a river view like no other.

April Boat Auction -  Catalogue Preview Live Today!

April Boat Auction - Catalogue Preview Live Today!

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Find Your Dream Boat!

Fourth Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 team to be revealed this month

Fourth Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 team to be revealed this month

Friday, 10 March 2017

Image: Benoit Stichelbaut / Dongfeng Race Team

April Boatbid - Enter Now!

April Boatbid - Enter Now!

Thursday, 02 March 2017

Entries Close 4th March.

Boatbid Auction - Now Open

Boatbid Auction - Now Open

Friday, 10 February 2017

BoatBid Auction 10th to 14th February - Bidding has begun!

Legends Race to celebrate Volvo Ocean Race history in 2017-18

Tuesday, 07 February 2017

The Volvo Ocean Race will celebrate 45 years of history with a Legends Race on the final leg of the 2017-18 edition from Gothenburg to The Hague.

Any yacht to have featured in the Whitbread Round the World Race or Volvo Ocean Race, dating back to 1973-74, will be welcome to join the 2018 Legends Race. The plan for the Legends Race is to include a Maxi class, a Volvo Ocean 60 class an Open class.

Boatshed welcomes Gold Coast to the group

Boatshed welcomes Gold Coast to the group

Friday, 03 February 2017

Boatshed.com conquers the thousands of miles between their HQ in the UK and Australia as they welcome Boatshed Gold Coast to the group:

February BoatBid Auction - Catalogue Preview

February BoatBid Auction - Catalogue Preview

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

The next auction runs from Friday 10th February 2017 until Tuesday 14th February 2017

Last Minute Entries For February BoatBid!

Last Minute Entries For February BoatBid!

Wednesday, 04 January 2017

The deadline for entries to the February BoatBid auction has been extended to 1700 on Friday 6th January. The catalogue will be open to view from the 11th of January and the auction will run from the 10-14th of February.

Welcome to Nick from Boatshed Suffolk

Welcome to Nick from Boatshed Suffolk

Tuesday, 03 January 2017

We are delighted that Nick Crook has recently joined the Boatshed team as a broker for Boatshed Suffolk.