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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.

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

Fairline introduces the Targa 45 OPEN
Fairline introduces the Targa 45 OPEN
Tuesday, 10 September 2019

Fairline Yachts has introduced the Targa 45 OPEN – the latest boat from the successful partnership between celebrated Italian superyacht designer, Alberto Mancini and the British boatyard.

The Targa 45 OPEN has a large sunbed over the ten...

Harrison Shoes
Harrison Shoes
Tuesday, 10 September 2019

These casual lace up canvas shoes for men from Weird Fish have a fashionable denim look. The Harrison shoes are lightweight and offer a smart alternative to trainers making them ideal for everyday wear. We have been trying a pair out and found the...

Win a year’s FREE berthing with MDL Marinas at 
 Southampton International Boat Show
Win a year’s FREE berthing with MDL Marinas at 
 Southampton International Boat Show
Tuesday, 10 September 2019

MDL is giving one lucky boat owner the chance to win an incredible year’s berthing at any of its UK marinas for the entire 20/21 season. To be in with a chance to win, all you need to do is visit MDL’s waterside stand E52 at Southampto...

UKSA celebrates NCS youngsters after summer of success
UKSA celebrates NCS youngsters after summer of success
Tuesday, 10 September 2019

NCS students raise funds for charity with a bakeoff

Offers from Dream Yacht Charter for Southampton Boat Show visitors
Offers from Dream Yacht Charter for Southampton Boat Show visitors
Tuesday, 10 September 2019

With the 2019 Southampton International Boat Show opening on Friday, Dream Yacht Charter has announced their range of offers, especially developed for visitors to the show.

In addition to their existing range of innovative and exciting charter m...

Fife Regatta returns in 2020
Fife Regatta returns in 2020
Monday, 09 September 2019

The Fife Regatta – Altair 1931 Schooner amongst spectator craft. Image: Marc Turner PFM Pictures

The Clipper Race Surfs into Portimão
The Clipper Race Surfs into Portimão
Monday, 09 September 2019

Image: Matthew Dickens/imagecomms

Phosphorus II wins RORC Cherbourg Race
Phosphorus II wins RORC Cherbourg Race
Sunday, 08 September 2019

Mark Emerson’s A13 Phosphorus II is the overall winner of the 2019 RORC Cherbourg Race, having scored the best corrected time under IRC. Class Winners under IRC: Venomous (IRC0), Phosphorus II (IRC1), Sunrise (IRC2), Raging-bee² (IRC3&a...

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