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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.

Boatshed.com appointed new brokerage provider by British Waterways Marinas Ltd.
Boatshed.com appointed new brokerage provider by British Waterways Marinas Ltd.
Friday, 15 June 2012

British Waterways Marinas Ltd, one of the largest marina operators in the country, has appointed Boatshed.com as its sole provider of brokerage at its marinas in the South and West.

When Does British Summertime Officially Start?
When Does British Summertime Officially Start?
Wednesday, 13 June 2012

I’ve blogged several times this year about not having enough water in the canal, and now that it’s June I can barely face venturing onto the front deck because the rain is relentless! (I’m writing this on Monday but anything could happen in ...

New Instructions – Sovereign 32 for sale
New Instructions – Sovereign 32 for sale
Tuesday, 12 June 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a truly superb Sovereign 32. The presentation and specification of this yacht is truly outstanding and I challenge anyone stepping onboard not to feel both impressed but also immediately comfortab...

New Instructions – Jeanneau Voyage 12.5 for sale
New Instructions – Jeanneau Voyage 12.5 for sale
Tuesday, 12 June 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a Jeanneau Voyage 12.5. This yacht comes from a time when wood was used extensively throughout the interior and the result is a warm and pleasing saloon, with ample light. To aft are two twin bert...

London's Boats are selling fast!
London's Boats are selling fast!
Monday, 11 June 2012

Despite the early spring and a (so far) non-existent 'summer', Boatshed London has had an incredibly busy year.

Jubilation all round as hundreds get on the water
Jubilation all round as hundreds get on the water
Sunday, 10 June 2012

Over 340 people made the most of the British Marine Federation South West’s “On the Water” ‘Try A Boat Free!’ event which took place in Dartmouth over the Diamond Jubilee weekend. With the holiday celebrations adding to the feel of jub...

Camano Go To Guys – Open House!
Camano Go To Guys – Open House!
Saturday, 09 June 2012

Waterline Boats / Boatshed Seattle invites you
to a Camano 31 open house!

Highlights of the Queens Diamond Jubilee on the Thames, London
Highlights of the Queens Diamond Jubilee on the Thames, London
Friday, 08 June 2012

Everyone turned out in great British spirit to watch the celebrations of the day. With historic and modern yachts from sail to steam, RNLI boats to Ambulance boats from Guernsey, Narrowboats, Barges and the fast modern day Clipper ferries, rowing ...

Historic Yachts displayed in London
Historic Yachts displayed in London
Friday, 08 June 2012

St Katherines Dock in London looked like an outdoor historic boat museum during the Diamond Jubilee celebrations for the Queen in London were on.

Free ebook: Boating in Essex
Free ebook: Boating in Essex
Thursday, 07 June 2012

Do you like boating in Essex? Do you really know what is so great about boating in Essex? How to choose a boat? How to find a marina? Whether you’re new to boating or sailing, have been boating for years, or are new to Essex, there’s something...

New Instructions – Nicholson 31 for sale
New Instructions – Nicholson 31 for sale
Wednesday, 06 June 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a really very well presented Nicholson 31. The current owner has attended to her with meticulous detail and I would urge you please to look at the photos closely – like all classic beauties she ...

Water, Water everywhere.......
Water, Water everywhere.......
Thursday, 31 May 2012

Many parts of the UK are currently subject to a hose-pipe ban as of midnight on April 4th, 2012. Effectively this prohibits the use of a hose-pipe for the purposes of washing your boat (or car or watering your garden).

Sailing: “The Antidote to Stress”.
Sailing: “The Antidote to Stress”.
Thursday, 31 May 2012

Colin Stracey recently bought a Beneteau Oceanis 351 which was for sale with us at Boatshed Essex.

The Upper Reaches Of The River Hamble.
The Upper Reaches Of The River Hamble.
Monday, 28 May 2012

It always surprises me that when I speak to people with boats on the River Hamble and those that live close to it, how many have never travelled further up-river than Bursledon bridge or at most the M27 bridge.
Ok, if you have a yacht or saili...

Boatshed Suffolk Sunday Lunch Draw Winner
Boatshed Suffolk Sunday Lunch Draw Winner
Friday, 25 May 2012

As promised we're pleased to announce the winner of the Boatshed Suffolk Sunday Lunch competition draw run at last Sunday’s Suffolk Boat Jumble in Trinity Park Ipswich is........... Sheila Barnes, winning a 3 course Sunday Lunch for two at our l...

Choosing a Boat – Part 1 Dinghies and Cruisers
Choosing a Boat – Part 1 Dinghies and Cruisers
Thursday, 24 May 2012

At Boatshed Essex we have dinghies, traditional cruisers, trailer sailers, production cruisers, long-distance cruisers, cruiser-racers and multihull boats and catamarans for sale.

Latest news – Try A Boat Free Dartmouth June 2-3
Latest news – Try A Boat Free Dartmouth June 2-3
Tuesday, 22 May 2012

At Try A Boat Free in Dartmouth June 2-3rd we are offering the chance to win a ride on the Banana Shark Racing 34’ Marathon race boat! We are giving away six places to go out for a thrilling exhilarating ride on this 70mph race boat. Enter onlin...

A Great Day Out for the Boatshed Suffolk Team
A Great Day Out for the Boatshed Suffolk Team
Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Sunday’s Suffolk Boat Jumble saw a great turn out at Trinity Park despite a bracing breeze, the rain stayed away and even the sun made an appearance in the mid afternoon. The Boat Jumble organisers were blown away with the number of stall holder...

New Instructions – Nauticat 43 for sale
New Instructions – Nauticat 43 for sale
Monday, 21 May 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a Nauticat 43. What more can I say about these fine Sparkman & Stephens designed, Finnish built yachts? Every time I go onboard I am still amazed at the volume inside – there is just so much...

New Instructions – Gibsea 284 for sale
New Instructions – Gibsea 284 for sale
Sunday, 20 May 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a Gibsea 284 described by PBO as ‘A wolf in sheeps clothing’. This is also described as a potent performer and a lively coastal cruiser for a family. This model is fitted with the (a simple) l...

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