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Boatshed sponsor Antigua Classic Regatta - Butterfly Race / Saturday
Boatshed sponsor Antigua Classic Regatta - Butterfly Race / Saturday
Saturday, 21 April 2018

More pictures today from the Antigua Classic Regatta, with easterly winds 15-24 knots and a larger swell than previous day, this made boisterous sailing for the Classic yachts. The swell was around 3.5 meters to start, but started to drop as t...

Qingdao Claims First Clipper Race Win
Qingdao Claims First Clipper Race Win
Saturday, 21 April 2018

Image: Jean Marcus Strole Photography

Boatshed sponsor Antigua Classic Regatta - Old Road Race / Friday
Boatshed sponsor Antigua Classic Regatta - Old Road Race / Friday
Friday, 20 April 2018

Day 2 and racing proper today.

Six teams to take start of Itajaí In-Port Race
Six teams to take start of Itajaí In-Port Race
Friday, 20 April 2018

Image: Ainhoa Sanchez/Volvo Ocean Race

Boatshed sponsor - Antigua Classic Regatta - Single Handed Race / Thursday
Boatshed sponsor - Antigua Classic Regatta - Single Handed Race / Thursday
Thursday, 19 April 2018

Skippers breifing for the single handed race was held at the Antigua Yacht Club. Basic rules include no autopilots to be used, all boats will have observers who will be situated on each boat to help in case of emergency.

How to keep your boat looking ship-shape
How to keep your boat looking ship-shape
Thursday, 19 April 2018

Even for experienced sailors, DIY boat maintenance can be daunting. For first-time buyers, the temptation to hand everything over to the professionals is even greater – despite the fact that many maintenance jobs are much simpler than you&rs...

British Youth Sailing Team confirmed for 2018 World Sailing Youth World Championships
British Youth Sailing Team confirmed for 2018 World Sailing Youth World Championships
Thursday, 19 April 2018

Abigail Clarke and William Smith in action. Image: Marc Turner RYA

Jodie Kidd joins Alex Thomson
Jodie Kidd joins Alex Thomson
Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Image: Alex Thomson Racing

ACR Electronics and Ocean Signal Launch 406Day to Raise Beacon Awareness
ACR Electronics and Ocean Signal Launch 406Day to Raise Beacon Awareness
Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Marine safety specialists ACR Electronics and Ocean Signal are launching 406Day on 4 June.

406Day aims to raise beacon awareness across the world by reminding boaters about the importance of life-saving 406 MHz technology and by providing advice...

Exclusive visitor offers at The Marina at Sutton Harbour
Exclusive visitor offers at The Marina at Sutton Harbour
Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Boat owners who want to visit Britain’s Ocean City this year can berth in the very centre of Plymouth for less by taking advantage of exclusive visitor berthing offers from The Marina at Sutton Harbour.

The Marina at Sutton Harbour is a 5 ...

Antigua Classic Regatta 2018 - Sponsored by Boatshed.com
Antigua Classic Regatta 2018 - Sponsored by Boatshed.com
Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Boatshed sponsor The Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, its got to be the No1 classic sailing event in the Caribbean.

Donating your boat to Sail 4 Cancer Charity
Donating your boat to Sail 4 Cancer Charity
Tuesday, 17 April 2018

At the end of 2017 we were approached by Chris Woods on behalf of the Keith Black Will Trust who wanted to donate his Colvic Countess 33 to Sail 4 Cancer. After considering whether to use her for our family sailing days it was eventually decided t...

London set to host round of UIM F1H2O World Championship for the first time in 33 years
London set to host round of UIM F1H2O World Championship for the first time in 33 years
Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Credit: Getty Images/Chris Lee
Caption: From left to right: Philippe Chiappe, Marit Stromoy, Mr Li Haojie

April Auction - Last Chance To Bid...
April Auction - Last Chance To Bid...
Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Just a quick reminder that this is the last chance to bid in the April Boatbid Auction. The Auction will end at 1900 this evening.

Renovation of Falmouth Cutter Ship keeps shipwright skills alive
Renovation of Falmouth Cutter Ship keeps shipwright skills alive
Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Top row: Brian Pain project director, Luke Powell head shipwright
Bottom row: Clyde Kramer, Shane Newcombe, Ned Rolt, Andy Cornish, John Bray.

GPSMAP® 1222/1222xsv
GPSMAP® 1222/1222xsv
Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Garmin has announced the addition of a new 12-inch networking chartplotter and combination model to its popular GPSMAP product line – the GPSMAP 1222 Touch and 1222xsv Touch chartplotters. Both with a 12-inch touchscreen display, these new p...

Zhik Aroshell Jacket and Smock
Zhik Aroshell Jacket and Smock
Sunday, 15 April 2018

Zhik’s 2018 range for cruising includes the upgraded Aroshell® Jacket and a new all purpose Smock providing sailors with a range of lightweight, versatile, shell garments for inshore and coastal yachting. The Jacket and Smock both have a...

Right Royal Riverfest
Right Royal Riverfest
Sunday, 15 April 2018

Newport’s popular Riverfest is preparing to set sail again, as this popular annual event enters its 11th year.

Set on Newport’s historic Quay, in the Isle of Wight’s picturesque market town local residents and visitors will enj...

HMS Forth formally commissioned into the Royal Navy
HMS Forth formally commissioned into the Royal Navy
Friday, 13 April 2018

Image: UK Crown Copyright 2018

ARE YOU AND YOUR COLLEAGUES AT WORK UP FOR A WORKPLACE CHALLENGE ON THE WATER?
ARE YOU AND YOUR COLLEAGUES AT WORK UP FOR A WORKPLACE CHALLENGE ON THE WATER?
Friday, 13 April 2018

The “Workplace Challenge” sailing event is set to return to the Southern Region in 2018 after a successful pilot scheme last year.

If you have always fancied learning to sail, and you have got a few like-minded colleagues at work, th...

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