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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.

Dolphins, more dolphins and a close shave on the Atlantic Rally Challenge
Dolphins, more dolphins and a close shave on the Atlantic Rally Challenge
Tuesday, 28 May 2019

May 27 – and undeterred by the rogue wave that swamped the cockpit a couple of days ago, the team continue to make headway aboard Supertaff en route to The Azores...but always expecting the unexpected!

Weathering the waves with Supertaff on the Atlantic Rally Challenge
Weathering the waves with Supertaff on the Atlantic Rally Challenge
Sunday, 26 May 2019

Eight days under sail – and the balmy waters of Bermuda could not be more different from the now changeable conditions in mid-Atlantic.

MIDLAYER JACKET
MIDLAYER JACKET
Saturday, 25 May 2019

Staying warm and dry during sailing regattas can mean the difference between winning and losing. The all-purpose marine-designed HP Racing Midlayer from Helly Hansen is designed to deliver the ideal amount of warmth with new, proprietary LIFALOFT ...

Home run begins for Boatshed team on the Atlantic Rally Challenge
Home run begins for Boatshed team on the Atlantic Rally Challenge
Friday, 24 May 2019

Boatshed CEO, Neil Chapman and Curt Mundy have now been joined by Curt’s niece, Shea, for the Bermuda-Azores leg of the ARC Europe Rally. On board the 41-foot Van de Stadt-Rebel 41 ketch ‘Supertaff’ owned by Neil and his wife Man...

Southampton International Boat Show tickets on sale in June
Southampton International Boat Show tickets on sale in June
Friday, 24 May 2019

Southampton International Boat Show 2019 powered by Borrow A Boat will be rolling out the turquoise carpet to welcome visitors in September. This year’s show focuses on accessibility and inclusivity.

Preparations for the 51st show are goin...

Successful British Motor Yacht Show
Successful British Motor Yacht Show
Friday, 24 May 2019

With seven boat model debuts, a 65 boat exhibition and showcasing 18 of the world’s finest motorboat brands – the 2019 British Motor Yacht Show made its mark as the UK’s biggest spring motor boat show.

Backed by top British lux...

First point on the board for INEOS Rebels UK
First point on the board for INEOS Rebels UK
Friday, 24 May 2019

INEOS Rebels UK leads the ten boat GC32 Villasimius Cup fleet around the weather mark. Photo: Sailing Energy / GC32 Racing Tour.

Malö Muster
Malö Muster
Friday, 24 May 2019

The fourth Malö Muster took place in the lee of the recently opened Harbour Hotel bathed, for the most part, inglorious sunshine. There were 12 boats represented with nine making the trip up Southampton Water and on into the Itchin River. Sur...

Push the Boat Out – Portchester Sailing Club
Push the Boat Out – Portchester Sailing Club
Friday, 24 May 2019

Portchester Sailing Club opened for visitors on 18 May and 19 May. They registered a total of 378 visitors over the 2 days, and 24 who came twice.

The weather was relatively kind on both days with calm sea conditions, a light wind and although t...

Dry  Pouch
Dry Pouch
Thursday, 23 May 2019

Red Original’s Dry Pouch has been designed to keep wallets, phones and keys completely protected – we are told you can throw it against a wall and all will remain safe and sound inside. It is waterproof (plus it floats) with a YKK zip ...

Last chance to try sailing in May
Last chance to try sailing in May
Thursday, 23 May 2019

Image: Paul Wyeth

Contessa shows off her jewels on the Isle of Wight with Boatshed
Contessa shows off her jewels on the Isle of Wight with Boatshed
Thursday, 23 May 2019

True to its commitment to sell more boats faster than traditional yacht brokers, Boatshed has just completed the sale of a Contessa 32 through its Isle of Wight brokerage office – inside 12 days.

Strongest ever fleet assembles for GC32 Racing Tour 2019
Strongest ever fleet assembles for GC32 Racing Tour 2019
Thursday, 23 May 2019

The 2019 GC32 Racing Tour sets sail today with 10 of the one design flying catamarans completing in Sardinia at the GC32 Villasimius Cup.

Villasimius and nearby Capo Carbonara – the southeasternmost tip of Sardinia – are a jewel of a...

July Boatbid Auction
July Boatbid Auction
Wednesday, 22 May 2019

The auction catalogue will go live on Wednesday 12th June 2019 so, if you have a boat to sell, and want a listing in the catalogue, send your entry through by Friday 7th June 2019.

Dad’s Mug
Dad’s Mug
Wednesday, 22 May 2019

What dad would not like this mug with an automatic stirrer on board? It looks great and is a cool gadget too – perfect for dad. A classic gift for Father’s Day this year, which we are sure will be enjoyed for many years to come.

&pou...

Gunwharf Quays announces spectacular fireworks display for D-Day commemorations
Gunwharf Quays announces spectacular fireworks display for D-Day commemorations
Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Gunwharf Quays has announced it will be supporting a spectacular fireworks display as part of the 75thanniversary commemorations of the D-Day landings organised by Portsmouth City Council.

A week of events are planned across the city and the fir...

MS Amlin Yacht release Episode 3 of ’80 Seconds with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston’ – Safety at Sea
MS Amlin Yacht release Episode 3 of ’80 Seconds with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston’ – Safety at Sea
Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Staying safe at sea is always a hot topic and with the boating season underway, now is the perfect time to check your safety equipment. Sir Robin Knox-Johnston shares his thoughts on safety at sea as he chats with Dee Caffari in the third episode ...

Sunseeker to display its award-winning Manhattan 66 at Poole Harbour Boat Show
Sunseeker to display its award-winning Manhattan 66 at Poole Harbour Boat Show
Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Sunseeker International is delighted to announce that it will be showcasing its Manhattan 66, the largest motor yacht on display, at this year’s Poole Harbour Boat Show which runs from 7 – 9 June.

The Manhattan 66 is designed to maxi...

Spinlock’s new larger Cowes head office
Spinlock’s new larger Cowes head office
Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Spinlock has purchased Cowes police station, almost doubling the size of the award-winning company’s base on the Isle of Wight.

The police station, which has lain empty for the past three years since being put up for sale, is situated oppo...

THE NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM CELEBRATES WORLD OCEANS DAY 2019 WITH FAMILY FESTIVAL
THE NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM CELEBRATES WORLD OCEANS DAY 2019 WITH FAMILY FESTIVAL
Tuesday, 21 May 2019

On 8 June the National Maritime Museum is celebrating World Oceans Day with a family festival designed to raise awareness of the ocean, connect people worldwide and inspire continuing action year-round to protect and restore our oceans.

The day-...

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