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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.

Melges IC37 fleet growth accelerating
Melges IC37 fleet growth accelerating
Tuesday, 05 November 2019

Since the first UK based Melges IC37 made a dramatic entrance onto the UK IRC yacht racing scene at Cowes Week, the order book for this highly competitive, one design, racing boat has burgeoned. The resultant community will hav...

Hugo Boss decides to cut keel as Doldrums loom for leaders
Hugo Boss decides to cut keel as Doldrums loom for leaders
Monday, 04 November 2019

Image: HUGO BOSS

37 candidates for the Vendée Globe 2020
37 candidates for the Vendée Globe 2020
Monday, 04 November 2019

November 1st, at midnight, was the closing date for applications to enter the next Vendée Globe: To date, 37 have applied to take the start of the 9th edition of this solo non-stop round the world sailing race without assistance which promi...

Commodore predicts bright future for Yacht Club
Commodore predicts bright future for Yacht Club
Monday, 04 November 2019

Top Team. Newly elected Flag Officers to lead the new initiatives, L to R: Helen Verstage, Mike Garvey, new Commodore Bob Trimble, Richard House, Stephen Parry.

Hugo Boss planning safe withdrawal as leaders reach halfway
Hugo Boss planning safe withdrawal as leaders reach halfway
Sunday, 03 November 2019

Alex Thomson and Neal McDonald are working on the safest place to navigate their damaged 60ft monohull, Hugo Boss, after announcing their withdrawal from the 14th edition the Transat Jacque Vabre.

Earlier in the day they informed the race office...

Davies avoids disaster after pirouette in the Canaries
Davies avoids disaster after pirouette in the Canaries
Saturday, 02 November 2019

Image: Team Initiatives coeur

Marking a momentous 20 years for Boatshed.com
Marking a momentous 20 years for Boatshed.com
Friday, 01 November 2019

A cruel twist of fate and a passion for boats are now ingrained in Boatshed’s 20-year history through a chain of events that was to revolutionize the yacht brokerage industry.

Bill prepares himself and the boat for the winter
Bill prepares himself and the boat for the winter
Friday, 01 November 2019

This month Bill looks at all the main areas of your boat that will need to be winterised to avoid disappointment in the spring.

Image: Shutterstock/Olga Miltsova

Trawler Talk with Roger Drill
Trawler Talk with Roger Drill
Friday, 01 November 2019

TRAWLERS DISCUSSION WITH ROGER DRILL

Why use a Broker ? Boatshed Brokers in the USA chat to Neil
Why use a Broker ? Boatshed Brokers in the USA chat to Neil
Friday, 01 November 2019

WHY USE A BROKER?

What is a trawler ? We ask Gary at Boatshed Seattle.....
What is a trawler ? We ask Gary at Boatshed Seattle.....
Friday, 01 November 2019

Trawler chat with Gary Buck

The RYA wins World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award
The RYA wins World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award
Wednesday, 30 October 2019

The Royal Yachting Association has been crowned winner of the World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award, at the World Sailing Awards in Bermuda.

The award celebrates the effective execution and ongoing delivery of high-impact, highly-r...

Marco Gradoni becomes youngest Rolex World Sailor of the Year
Marco Gradoni becomes youngest Rolex World Sailor of the Year
Wednesday, 30 October 2019

Image: World Sailing

SailGP’s F50 crowned World Sailing’s Boat of the Year
SailGP’s F50 crowned World Sailing’s Boat of the Year
Wednesday, 30 October 2019

Great Britain SailGP Team, helmed by Dylan Fletcher, practises on The Solent ahead of Event 4 Season 1 SailGP event in Cowes. Photo Eloi Stichelbaut for SailGP.

Shoreside Learning
Shoreside Learning
Wednesday, 30 October 2019

Develop your knowledge this winter with the RYA’s range of books and shorebased courses… 

Winter is closing in and the days are getting shorter. For most of us this will also mean less time on the water, so how can you best pre...

Show Stoppers
Show Stoppers
Wednesday, 30 October 2019

They are glass, classy and recyclable and we can expect to see more of them…

I was on the Canal du Nivernais in France this summer. A bottle of rosé was brought to the afterdeck for sunset drinks. No surprise about that. But instea...

Your guide to engine winterisation
Your guide to engine winterisation
Wednesday, 30 October 2019

Nick Eales, managing director of Sea Start Ltd, has 10 top tips for winterising your engine.

If you are planning to take you boat out of commission over the winter it is important to winterise the engine to avoid problems before the spring re-la...

Britain’s two Sams challenge as fleet divides
Britain’s two Sams challenge as fleet divides
Tuesday, 29 October 2019

©Eloi Stichelbaut – polaRYSE / Initiatives Coeur

BLEDDYN GOES FROM WELSH SQUADS TO AMERICAS CUP
BLEDDYN GOES FROM WELSH SQUADS TO AMERICAS CUP
Tuesday, 29 October 2019

Welsh sailor Bleddyn Môn has been selected to be part of the British Americas Cup challenging INEOS Team UK for the second time.

The Anglesey sailor, who came up through the Welsh sailing system to compete nationally and internationally in...

British leader dismasted
British leader dismasted
Monday, 28 October 2019

Luke Berry and co-skipper Tanguy Le Turquais are training onboard their Class 40 Lamotte – Module Creation prior to the Transat Jacques Vabre, off La Trinite sur Mer, France, on July 3, 2019. (Photo by Pierre Bouras)<...

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