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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.

Young OnBoarders awarded boats and boards by JMST

Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Rowan Joseph (Pembrokeshire Performance Sailing Academy, Wales)

RYA wins bid to host 2019 Nacra 17, 49er and 49er FX European Championship

Tuesday, 27 November 2018

Image: Lloyd Images/RYA

Dolly Varden saved by the Classic Boat Museum

Tuesday, 27 November 2018

Image: Classic Boat Museum

Don’t fall foul of dust, debris and drips

Tuesday, 27 November 2018

Antifouling tins must be disposed of as hazardous waste

Vote for your Club of the Year

Monday, 26 November 2018

2018 winners Nottinghamshire County Sailing Club. Image: RYA/Paul Wyeth

RYA and industry representatives meet HMRC to discuss red diesel situation

Friday, 23 November 2018

Image: Vereshchagin Dmitry /

Nauticalia Canvas Reefer Jacket

Thursday, 22 November 2018


This cotton canvas reefer-style jacket has a large stand-up collar that will protect you from the worst of the weather, whilst the quilted lining offers additional warmth. The fabric is very hardwearing, but stonewashed for a softness and weather-worn look that will only get better with age.

Zhik ZKG watersports shoes

Thursday, 22 November 2018


Designed for water whilst looking great on shore the ZKG is a highly versatile shoe for all watersports. These sneaker-style shoes incorporate a quick-drying mesh inner and outer fabric containing an integrated neoprene upper with more and larger perforations for maximum air flow and water drainage. The stretchy neoprene is super-comfortable and gives the foot excellent protection, plus they are easy to wash and quick to dry.

Christmas has come early with winter offers from MDL Marinas

Tuesday, 20 November 2018

MDL Marinas is delighted to announce a great package of winter offers across its extensive marina network, offering boat owners excellent quality and great value berthing, dry stack, lifting and storage packages.

With these winter offers boat owners can put their minds at ease as the nights draw in.

First fully up-cycled mooring rope launches

Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Marlow Ropes has launched the first premium sustainable mooring rope made using 100 per cent recycled plastic.

The Blue Ocean Dockline is the first ‘technically better’ premium dockline rope manufactured using yarn wholly made from plastic bottles and is the result of the development and production of recycled polyester (rPET) yarn combined with Marlow’s engineering expertise .

Meilhat is crowned IMOCA winner

Saturday, 17 November 2018

Paul Meilhat (SMA) enjoying his champagne moment after winning the IMOCA class in the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe. Image credit: Alexis Courcoux

Thomson first IMOCA across the line but jury decision remains

Friday, 16 November 2018

First images of the damage to the boat after Hugo Boss grounded. Image credit: Alexis Courcoux

December Boatbid - Catalogue Highlights

Friday, 16 November 2018

With only 3 weeks to go, we hope you will enjoy some of the boats we have for sale in the December Boatbid Auction.

Damage to Alex Thomson’s Hugo Boss in closing stages of Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe

Friday, 16 November 2018

First images of the damage on board Hugo Boss. Image credit: Alexis Courcoux

Armel Tripon wins Multi50 class and is third overall

Thursday, 15 November 2018

Armel Tripon celebrating at the dock in Guadeloupe. Image credit: Yvan Zedda

Neil Pryde Elite Firewire 1mm wetsuit

Thursday, 15 November 2018

The Elite Firewire 1mm is an all round summer wetsuit longjohn and top. They are both manufactured from Ultrastretch 1mm neoprene using the Firewire thermal heat shield system to maintain core body temperature. At the same time the wicking Fastdry fleece liner keeps you dry and comfortable.

Jean-Luc Van Den Heede facing fresh storm

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Jean-Luc Van Den Heede has made running repairs to Matmut’s rig, which now faces a stern test from an approaching storm. Credit: Jean-Luc Van Den Heede/PPL/GGR

Arkema Capsize on the Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Image: Vincent Olivaud / Team Arkema Lalou Multi

Boatshed's Networking Dinner 2019

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Tuesday 12th March 2019
Venue: Trinity's of Haslar (Ex Hardys), Halsar Marina, Gosport, PO12 1NU
17:00 - 18.00 Boatshed Awards
19.00 Dinner Dinner £25.00
Invite Only