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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.

Spinnaker Waxed Leather
Spinnaker Waxed Leather
Friday, 30 August 2019

We are told these boat shoes are now even better by adding in modern technology to this iconic look. They now come with improved comfort and cushioning, and they have increased the depth of the stitch channel to create a more durable outsole unit...

GB Surf Life Saving National Championships
GB Surf Life Saving National Championships
Thursday, 29 August 2019

Image credited to Ian Roman

RIBs For Sale Boat Show
RIBs For Sale Boat Show
Thursday, 29 August 2019

If you are seeking to buy a quality second-hand RIB, or looking to sell your current RIB, the new RIBs For Sale Boat Show is a not to be missed event.

The Boat Show, which is organised by Portsmouth based firm RIBs For Sale, is aimed at leisure ...

Team Malizia and Greta Thunberg complete their zero-emission Atlantic crossing
Team Malizia and Greta Thunberg complete their zero-emission Atlantic crossing
Thursday, 29 August 2019

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg arrived in New York City after a two-week sail across the Atlantic aboard the high-tech racing yacht Malizia II.  Upon arrival, the sailboat was met by Torqeedo-powered electric boats to assist and esco...

Gunwharf Quays and Love Southsea unveil summer market
Gunwharf Quays and Love Southsea unveil summer market
Wednesday, 28 August 2019

Gunwharf Quays and Love Southsea are once again teaming up to showcase the very best local talent with a three-day summer market, set to take place at the shopping and leisure destination from 28th August  – 1st September.

The Love So...

Premier Marinas Appoints New Manager at Gosport Marina
Premier Marinas Appoints New Manager at Gosport Marina
Wednesday, 28 August 2019

Premier Marinas has announced the appointment of Jonathan Walcroft CMM to the post of Marina Manager at Gosport Marina.

Jonathan joins the company with over 24 years’ experience in the management and day to day operation of leading leisure...

THERESA MAY SAILS ON THE BEAULIEU RIVER TO VISIT BUCKLER’S HARD
THERESA MAY SAILS ON THE BEAULIEU RIVER TO VISIT BUCKLER’S HARD
Wednesday, 28 August 2019

l-r Mary Montagu-Scott, Theresa May, Hardbour Master Wendy Stowe and Buckler’s Hard Manager Jane Yapp on the Beaulieu River

Divert to Link
Divert to Link
Wednesday, 28 August 2019

https://www.boatshed.com/covid-19--boatshed-status--still-open-for-business-blog-62653.html

CA at Scotland’s Boat Show
CA at Scotland’s Boat Show
Monday, 26 August 2019 The Cruising Association (CA) is delighted to be hosting the line-up of talks and, for the first time, sponsoring the ‘CA Stage’ at Scotland’s Boat Show, taking place this year from October 11-13.Anyone attending this lively and int...
British one-two at 29er European Championships
British one-two at 29er European Championships
Monday, 26 August 2019

Image: Eleonora Aiori

DECK SHORTS
DECK SHORTS
Thursday, 22 August 2019

Whether cruising or racing for long hours, your shorts need to be comfortable, unrestricting and able to deflect water. Made in both women’s and men’s fit, Zhik’s Deck Shorts are designed with a relaxed fit for unrestricted move...

18 Dorset youngsters set sail thanks to Poole Harbour Boat Show
18 Dorset youngsters set sail thanks to Poole Harbour Boat Show
Wednesday, 21 August 2019

18 youngsters from Dorset will participate in a free 5-night voyage on a 32- metre sailing boat, thanks to a charitable partnership between the Poole Harbour Boat Show and Ocean Youth Trust South.

The Poole Harbour Boat Show is the largest, free...

Watch out!
Watch out!
Tuesday, 20 August 2019

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ResQLink PLBs
ResQLink PLBs
Tuesday, 20 August 2019

ACR Electronics has launched its next-generation ResQLink Personal Locator Beacons. The ResQLink 400 and ResQLink View PLBs introduce user-friendly designs and add enhanced functionality to give a trusted and affordable link to rescue in a life-th...

FREE Sea Start Membership
FREE Sea Start Membership
Monday, 19 August 2019

Sea Start was established in 1994 and is a 24/7 marine breakdown service (a little like the AA but on the water!) that operates along the South Coast and English Channel.

Gosport Heritage Open Days
Gosport Heritage Open Days
Monday, 19 August 2019

The organisers have published the full programme of over 70 ‘Free to Explore’ events to be celebrated this year over ten days starting 13 – 22 September.

Many of the events are very close to Gosport’s marinas so a run ash...

Cowes Town Regatta Round Up Report
Cowes Town Regatta Round Up Report
Saturday, 17 August 2019

The final day of Cowes Week racing is for the Cowes Town Regatta. The historic and prestigious trophies available include the George Oliver Challenge Cup, Royal Cowes Town Regatta Challenge Cup, Sir Godfrey Baring Bowl and Culpan Challenge Cup....

Final two winners announced in 2019 ilovesailing calendar competition
Final two winners announced in 2019 ilovesailing calendar competition
Friday, 16 August 2019

It’s a double win for Shaun Roster and Steve Cayley as they both secure their second win in the 2019 calendar competition and the final two spots on the 2020 ilovesailing calendar.

Shaun from Southsea and Steve from Torquay, clinched the f...

Cowes Week Daily Round-Up Day 7
Cowes Week Daily Round-Up Day 7
Friday, 16 August 2019

Today’s racing in an increasing south-southwesterly breeze determined the overall class winners at Cowes Week, as well as those for Black and White groups and the whole regatta.

James Wilson and Ed Peel’s Redwing Quail posted a perfe...

IC37 One Design proves itself as an IRC contender
IC37 One Design proves itself as an IRC contender
Thursday, 15 August 2019

Image: John Green

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