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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.

Linslade Canal Festival 2012
Linslade Canal Festival 2012
Wednesday, 25 July 2012

Could this be the first sunny canal festival of the year? This Saturday is the 10th Linslade Canal Festival, a free community event promoting rural arts and crafts, conservation, canal life and the heritage of the town's green spaces. It is orga...

Marked Down, Price Cut, Recently Reduced!
Marked Down, Price Cut, Recently Reduced!
Saturday, 21 July 2012

However you say it, this is the perfect time for boat shoppers to buy! Our sellers are motivated and it shows with many recent price reductions in our inventory.

'Push the Boat Out' day: 21st July
'Push the Boat Out' day: 21st July
Tuesday, 17 July 2012

To celebrate London 2012 there’s a special day to get lots of British boats out on to the water.

Take a bow....
Take a bow....
Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Boatshed North Wales have some cracking bowriders for sale on brokerage, all waiting to put in a good performance for their new owners.

Hot Boat at a Hot Price!
Hot Boat at a Hot Price!
Monday, 16 July 2012

Ranger Tugs R-29 — a hot boat at a hot price. Recently-reduced and the best-priced, most well-equipped R-29 anywhere. Waterline Boats took this boat on trade, has it in in its inventory and needs it sold. If you’re in the market for a trailer...

RIBs - any which way  you like them
RIBs - any which way you like them
Monday, 16 July 2012

Having fun on the water is about getting the right boat for the job – which is why so many people consider buying a RIB as a cost-effective and relatively hassle-free way to securing that big grin that just says YES!!! Easy launching and shorel...

More on Tall Ships Newport RI
More on Tall Ships Newport RI
Sunday, 15 July 2012

Samantha Gauld of Boatshed Newport with an update on the Tall Ships of 2012. After some research, I have been able to identify several other ships from my photos.

River Loire sailing barges promote wine from the Côte Roannaise
River Loire sailing barges promote wine from the Côte Roannaise
Friday, 13 July 2012

The river Loire longest river in France and known as the Royal highway was once a main artery for transporting goods and people in central France. Always a difficult river with many shallows and shifting channels it gave rise to a series of very...

BoatBid Summer Auction Count Down!
BoatBid Summer Auction Count Down!
Wednesday, 11 July 2012

It’s not too late to join in the summer fun! Waterline Boats / Boatshed Seattle is nearing the end of the Summer Season Auction. Bidding concludes 10:00 AM 12 July. View the catalog, read the process and start bidding! Go to BoatBid.com and lo...

New Blog on the Block
New Blog on the Block
Wednesday, 11 July 2012

Phil and Boatshed Grand Union are long-time supporters of the National Community Boats Association which promotes community boating for young people and all kinds of disadvantaged groups. Phil is an ex-chairman of our local community boat, Dicks F...

Boat of the Moment: Regal 1900
Boat of the Moment: Regal 1900
Tuesday, 10 July 2012

Our boat of the moment is this immaculate Regal 1900LE with a Fastrac Hull. She is a superb bow rider with just 20 hours of use from new. The engine incidentally is the 225Hp version capable of a top speed of 55mph. When tested by boattest they fo...

Dibitu goes home
Dibitu goes home
Tuesday, 10 July 2012

59ft Pat Buckle Narrowboat Dibitu is going home. After more than ten years exploring the waterways of France NB Dibitu has been sold by Boatshed Bourgogne and is returning to the UK. Excited new owners Steph. & Morris Abbott eagerly awaited ...

Tall Ships In Newport RI
Tall Ships In Newport RI
Monday, 09 July 2012

It was a fine day along the channel at Ocean Cliff Resort in Newport where you could find me having lunch at the Safari Room whilst watching the Tall Ship parade of sails. What a spectacular sight.

Oyster Mariner 35 for a good new home.
Oyster Mariner 35 for a good new home.
Saturday, 07 July 2012

Oyster 35 Mariner - 25 years on.

New Instructions – Super Seal 26 for sale
New Instructions – Super Seal 26 for sale
Friday, 06 July 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a rare Super Seal 26. Designed by Ron Holland and built originally by John Baker just 100 were built before the rights were sold to Parkers. They then continued the design as the Parker 27, after ...

My Boating Top Five
My Boating Top Five
Wednesday, 04 July 2012

4th July in the year 2000 was Independence Day – for me. As a young twenty something I became a proud home owner for the very first time, and that home was a 45 foot red narrowboat called Emily Rose. I knew very little about boats but I’d met ...

P&O marks 175 years with seven-ship Southampton line-up
P&O marks 175 years with seven-ship Southampton line-up
Wednesday, 04 July 2012

The ships from the P&O fleet sailed into their home port before dawn yesterday.

New Instructions – Ocqueteau 775 for sale
New Instructions – Ocqueteau 775 for sale
Wednesday, 04 July 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a Ocqueteau 775. This is a very well laid out boat with a large cockpit and spacious wheelhouse. Although dated 2004 the boat was used as a demonstrator and not actually wetted until 2008. The coc...

America's Cup World Series Final Race Day in Newport
America's Cup World Series Final Race Day in Newport
Monday, 02 July 2012

Boatshed Newport was in the house for the final day of racing at the America's Cup World Series. It was yet again a fantastic day although the winds a bit calmer. The first race featured Oracle Teams USA Spithill and Coutts in a final heat with ...

Nice Catch!
Nice Catch!
Monday, 02 July 2012

Alaska residents Eric and Katie purchased their 1984 47’ CHB Tri-Cabin Trawler from Waterline Boats / Boatshed Seattle last year. After outfitting their “new” boat at our Seattle, Lake Union docks Eric and Katie cruised KRAKEN north to Alask...

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