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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.

THE GREAT BRITISH BEACH CLEAN STARTS THIS WEEKEND
THE GREAT BRITISH BEACH CLEAN STARTS THIS WEEKEND
Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Image: MCS

Moquette Cushions
Moquette Cushions
Tuesday, 17 September 2019

These gorgeous Moquette cushions (45cm) are available in a choice of 40 fabrics, so there will be a style for every taste and to suit you and your boat. Moquette is a predominantly wool material with a small percentage of polyester throughout. Gre...

Spectacular YJA MS Amlin Awards Ceremony
Spectacular YJA MS Amlin Awards Ceremony
Monday, 16 September 2019

Lucy MacGregor with the coveted trophy, congrtulated by MS Amlin’s Keith Lovett

ilovesailing winners unveil 2020 calendar
ilovesailing winners unveil 2020 calendar
Monday, 16 September 2019

Following six months of competition, 133 entries and 12 winners the ilovesailing calendar 2020 was officially unveiled at the Southampton International Boat Show.

Four of the 12 winners joined the RYA at the show to help celebrate the launch and...

Hattrick of wins for Fairline Yachts as Squadron 68 is awarded at World Yacht Trophies
Hattrick of wins for Fairline Yachts as Squadron 68 is awarded at World Yacht Trophies
Monday, 16 September 2019

Fairline Yachts has been announced as a winner for the third year in a row at the World Yachts Trophies, this time for its newly launched Squadron 68, which debuted on 10 September at Cannes Yachting Festival.

Announced at the glamorous yachting...

Speakers and Subwoofers
Speakers and Subwoofers
Sunday, 15 September 2019

Fusion® Entertainment brought the power of music to the waters of the French Riviera at this year’s Cannes Yachting Festival, with the debut of its new Flush Mount Series of speakers and subwoofers. Designed with a minimalist, ...

September BoatBid Auction - Auction is live!
September BoatBid Auction - Auction is live!
Friday, 13 September 2019

The bidding has started in our September Boatbid Auction. The Auction went live this morning, Friday 13th September, and will continue through to 1900hrs on Tuesday 17th September 2019.

AquaMarine tenders with competitive engine package options
AquaMarine tenders with competitive engine package options
Thursday, 12 September 2019

Bainbridge has announced a full range of AquaMarine branded inflatable tenders with an extensive range of engine package options at Southampton Boat Show.

The range of tenders have been designed to meet all boat owners needs by providing a full ...

Endeavour Trophy count down
Endeavour Trophy count down
Thursday, 12 September 2019

One-design RS200s chosen to ensure a level playing field – photo Sue Pelling

New Prestige X-Line range unveiled at Cannes Yachting Festival
New Prestige X-Line range unveiled at Cannes Yachting Festival
Thursday, 12 September 2019

The new Prestige X-Line range has been unveiled at the Cannes Yachting Festival.

“The first boat to be produced in the range will be the X70,” says Nick Hatfield, Ancasta Prestige brand manager. “This ground breaking new 70ft m...

SailGP Season 2 set to kick off in Sydney
SailGP Season 2 set to kick off in Sydney
Thursday, 12 September 2019

Australia’s Tom Slingsby to defend home victory at 2020 season opener
Photo: Bob Martin for SailGP.

The Mayday Call that saved our lives – and started a business…
The Mayday Call that saved our lives – and started a business…
Thursday, 12 September 2019

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...

Can sailing’s newest Olympic event be a winner?
Can sailing’s newest Olympic event be a winner?
Wednesday, 11 September 2019

 

It’ll be the Olympic Games’ longest and toughest endurance event when it makes its debut at Paris 2024 but will the Mixed Two Person Offshore Keelboat be a success for the sport of sailing?

New Suzuki DF300B to make UK debut at Southampton International Boat Show
New Suzuki DF300B to make UK debut at Southampton International Boat Show
Wednesday, 11 September 2019

Suzuki is launching its new DF300B outboard to the UK market at the Southampton International Boat Show.

The DF300B is the latest outboard model to join Suzuki’s existing ‘GEKI’ series of dual-propeller outboards.

HUBBOX Promises Portsmouth ‘Burgers, Barbecue and Good Times’
HUBBOX Promises Portsmouth ‘Burgers, Barbecue and Good Times’
Wednesday, 11 September 2019

HUBBOX opens the doors of its new restaurant at Gunwharf Quays (pictured) in Portsmouth this week, bringing a super-charged take on burgers, beers and good times to the Hampshire coast.

The 120-capacity restaurant in th...

The Hague will host The Ocean Race in 2022
The Hague will host The Ocean Race in 2022
Wednesday, 11 September 2019

The Ocean Race will visit The Hague for a third consecutive time when the next edition of the event stops in the Netherlands in Q2 of 2022.

The Race first came to The Hague with a ‘pitstop’ on the final leg of the 2014-15 edition. In...

Overseas berthing becomes easier with ‘try before you buy’ from MDL Marinas
Overseas berthing becomes easier with ‘try before you buy’ from MDL Marinas
Wednesday, 11 September 2019

MDL Marinas is once again offering boat owners the chance to ‘try before you buy’, with a heavily subsidised weekend trip to explore Sant Carles Marina, Spain, from 140€ per person. Offering superb cruising and exceptional facilit...

Jump aboard Pip Hare’s round-the-world racing yacht at Southampton Boat Show
Jump aboard Pip Hare’s round-the-world racing yacht at Southampton Boat Show
Wednesday, 11 September 2019

Solo ocean racer and Vendée Globe entrant Pip Hare will be at Southampton Boat Show, held at Mayflower Park, Southampton from 13-22 September this year. Visitors are invited to head down to the marina and meet Pip on board her IMOCA 60 Supe...

Olympic sailor backs disability charity campaign
Olympic sailor backs disability charity campaign
Wednesday, 11 September 2019

Image: Lloyd Images

ZHIK TEAM UP WITH THE BRAIN WAVES CHALLENGE
ZHIK TEAM UP WITH THE BRAIN WAVES CHALLENGE
Wednesday, 11 September 2019

The Indian Ocean Crew – Rachel Hearne, Billy Taylor, John Haskell and Alex Mason. Image: Scarborough Photography

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