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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.


September BoatBid - Bidding Starts

September BoatBid - Bidding Starts

Friday, 15 September 2017

BoatBid Auction - 15th to 19th September - Bidding has begun!

Hurricane IRMA Appeal - How can you help?

Hurricane IRMA Appeal - How can you help?

Monday, 11 September 2017

Boatshed offices in the Caribbean are currently experiencing very difficult circumstances. Our thoughts are with the families and members of the boatshed team caught up in the very challenging circumstances.

Countdown - September Boatbid Auction

Countdown - September Boatbid Auction

Thursday, 31 August 2017

September Boatbid Auction Open's Soon!

HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives in Portsmouth Harbour

HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives in Portsmouth Harbour

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

After a long wait, HMS Queen Elizabeth finally arrived in Portsmouth Harbour this morning at 0710hrs. She was greeted with a flotilla of boats and thousands of people lined the shores to catch a glimpse of the biggest warship ever built for the Royal Navy.

September Boatbid - Catalogue LIVE

September Boatbid - Catalogue LIVE

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

September Boatbid Catalogue

Boatshed supports screening of new film  - Vanishing Sail - Sunday 6 August 2017

Boatshed supports screening of new film - Vanishing Sail - Sunday 6 August 2017

Monday, 31 July 2017

Boatshed supports screening of the film Vanishing Sail - A Dramatic Tale of the Caribbean Sailing Tradition wins support from creative boat seller Portsmouth, UK. Boatshed, the world’s largest yacht brokerage, announces its partnership with Indian Creek Films for the August 6 screening of the film Vanishing Sail-Five years in the making, Vanishing Sail is the story of how the centuries-old tradition of sailboat building was kept alive in the Grenadine islands.

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.