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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.


Southampton Boat Show - Final Weekend

Southampton Boat Show - Final Weekend

Friday, 22 September 2017

It's the final weekend of the Southampton Boatshow....

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.

Extreme Sailing Series Cardiff

Thursday, 24 August 2017

The Extreme Sailing Series 2017. Act4. Barcelona, Spain.Credit Lloyd Images

Clipper day 2: Strong Tides Divide Fleet

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Image: OnEdition

Clipper Race sets sail from Liverpool to huge crowds

Monday, 21 August 2017

Photo credit: Matt Goodfellow/Dupe Creative

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.

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!

Free ticket offer to the Southampton Boat Show

Thursday, 01 June 2017

Following the success of the 2016 free ticket offer to the Southampton Boat Show the RYA, working closely with British Marine, is once again able to offer all members a free ticket to the 2017 show taking place from 15 – 24 September.

Members are able to claim one free ticket to any day of the show, including Public Preview Day, as well purchasing up to three additional tickets at the special discounted rate of just £12.00* (a transaction fee of £1.95 applies for purchased tickets).

Using emergency beacons to increase likelihood of rescue

Thursday, 01 June 2017

Justine Heeley, Marine Director at McMurdo UK, shares some top tips on how to maximise your chance of rescue using emergency beacons.

Anyone who is planning to go out on the water needs to be prepared for an emergency. It is vital that you not only carry the right equipment, but that you know what you should do in an emergency situation, whether you are alone or in a group.

Man overboard location alert app

Man overboard location alert app

Sunday, 28 May 2017

OLAS, the man overboard location alert app from Exposure Lights is now available on Android as well as through the App Store.

Exposure Lights have also released a daunting new MOB video, showing how easily things can quickly go wrong, even in relatively calm conditions. Exposure’s research revealed that typically in many sailing partnerships at least one person has the underlying dread “what would I do if my partner went overboard”, meaning they find it difficult to relax or rest when the other is on deck alone.

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.

April Boat Auction -  Catalogue Preview Live Today!

April Boat Auction - Catalogue Preview Live Today!

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

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