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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.

Teak Decking Alternative
Teak Decking Alternative
Wednesday, 13 April 2011

Boatshed Dartmouth recently successfully sold a Moody 425 and her new owner decided that the cockpit seating and sole were really in need of attention as part of his refurbishment of the yacht. The curved nature of the seating had caused water to ...

Americas Cup Announces Plymouth Venue
Americas Cup Announces Plymouth Venue
Wednesday, 13 April 2011

Plymouth (Devon) was unveiled as the second stop in the inaugural Americas Cup World Series (AC World Series) . The event will be held September 10-18th, 2011 and will feature both fleet and match racing.

Dartmouth RNLI Life Jacket Safety Check Day
Dartmouth RNLI Life Jacket Safety Check Day
Wednesday, 13 April 2011

Dartmouth branch of the RNLI will be holding a life jacket ‘clinic’ on Saturday 16th April 2011. The team from Ocean Safety will be on hand to inflate and examine the life jackets. Any faults that can be easily remedied can be repaired on th...

Thames Sailing Barge - our 'boat of the month'
Thames Sailing Barge - our 'boat of the month'
Wednesday, 13 April 2011

Built in Paglesham in Essex by the Shuttlewood brothers in 1903, this is one of the few remaining Thames Sailing Barges. Pagelsham Creek was the final resting place of HMS Beagle and local legend has it that this vessel is partly constructed from ...

New boat season checks: Lift out, scrub off, all in under 1 hour
New boat season checks: Lift out, scrub off, all in under 1 hour
Tuesday, 12 April 2011

Its come round to this time of year, your boats hull is weedy, she is sluggish under power and takes time to respond, plus urgently needs to be scrubbed off and anodes all checked for the new seasons sailing.

Americas Cup Announces Plymouth Venue
Americas Cup Announces Plymouth Venue
Monday, 11 April 2011

Plymouth (Devon) was unveiled as the second stop in the inaugural Americas Cup World Series (AC World Series) . The event will be held September 10-18th, 2011 and will feature both fleet and match racing.

Dartmouth RNLI Life Jacket Safety Check Day
Dartmouth RNLI Life Jacket Safety Check Day
Monday, 11 April 2011

Dartmouth branch of the RNLI will be holding a life jacket ‘clinic’ on Saturday 16th April 2011. The team from Ocean Safety will be on hand to inflate and examine the life jackets. Any faults that can be easily remedied can be repaired on th...

America's Cup coming to Plymouth
America's Cup coming to Plymouth
Monday, 11 April 2011

Plymouth, Devon is to host a stage of the America’s Cup World Series 2011

Featured Boat of the Week - Pacific Seacraft Sloop!
Featured Boat of the Week - Pacific Seacraft Sloop!
Friday, 08 April 2011

Pacific Seacraft is well known and highly regarded for their sturdy, heavily-built, sea-worthy, offshore cruising sailboats, designed by Bill Crealock. In fact, Fortune Magazine identified Pacific Seacraft as a producer of America’s 100 best pro...

2nd April, 2011 The King & Queen Pursuit Race.
2nd April, 2011 The King & Queen Pursuit Race.
Thursday, 07 April 2011

Saturday the 2nd of April, 2011 saw a fleet of yachts and dinghies with very strangely dressed crews heading down the river Hamble and out to a start line in the Solent. Most of this gathering had just enjoyed a King or Queen cooked breakfast (d...

New Director at Chichester Harbour
New Director at Chichester Harbour
Thursday, 07 April 2011

Keen sailor, Siun Cranny, has been appointed to head Chichester Harbour Conservancy. Siun, will take on this newly created role to lead the well established team at the Harbour Office.

Sailing Today Magazine reviews Etap 26i Listed at Boatshed Port Solent
Sailing Today Magazine reviews Etap 26i Listed at Boatshed Port Solent
Tuesday, 05 April 2011

By Ian Dawes, Boatshed Port Solent

Price Reduced On A Sweet Boat - Camano 41 Performance Trawler
Price Reduced On A Sweet Boat - Camano 41 Performance Trawler
Sunday, 03 April 2011

So you’ve probably heard about the 19th annual Camano Rendezvous scheduled for the Lopez Islander Resort at Fishermen’s Bay? Disappointed because you’re not invited? Here’s the perfect opportunity to earn an invitation and attend the rende...

Chichester Harbour Events - April
Chichester Harbour Events - April
Saturday, 02 April 2011

April sees the return of an old favourite - the Cans, Cones & Cardinals boat trip (Sat 16) as well as a brand new event Wild Food on Sat 30.
Sun 10 April Northney Explorer Walk
9:30am / 3 hours
A 4½ mile (7.5 km) walk from Langsto...

Boatshed HQ moves offshore
Boatshed HQ moves offshore
Friday, 01 April 2011

After huge expansion of the group over the past few years the Boatshed.com team have opted for a new form of transport, with 15 luxuriously-appointed offices the new Boatshed Head Quarters is due to be commissioned this month.

World-Cruisers With Their Bracewell 41
World-Cruisers With Their Bracewell 41
Thursday, 31 March 2011

Rod and Becky Nowlin are pictured with Lance Bracewell aboard their new Bracewell 41 trawler, under construction at the Bracewell Boatworks yard in Richmond, BC.

camanotrawlers.com Introducing.....The Pacific Northwest Source for Camano Trawlers
camanotrawlers.com Introducing.....The Pacific Northwest Source for Camano Trawlers
Wednesday, 30 March 2011

Built by Camano Yachts Ltd. and Bracewell Boatworks from 1990 through 2007, the remarkable Camano 31 trawler has remained in demand. Featuring consistently high quality, a proprietary, efficient hull design, and a practical, no-nonsense approach t...

Used Boat Show 2011, Batavia Haven, Lelystad, Holland
Used Boat Show 2011, Batavia Haven, Lelystad, Holland
Wednesday, 30 March 2011

Come and see Boatshed holland at the Hiswa second hand boatshow at the Bataviahaven in Lelystad from 15 - 17 april.

Featured Boat of the Week - Bayliner 3587!
Featured Boat of the Week - Bayliner 3587!
Tuesday, 29 March 2011

Two heads are better than one!
But that’s not all this Bayliner 3587 has to offer. There are three staterooms on this aft cabin design!

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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.