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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.

London 2012: Olympic torchbearer to abseil Grimsby's Dock Tower
London 2012: Olympic torchbearer to abseil Grimsby's Dock Tower
Sunday, 06 May 2012

The Grimsby Dock Tower has dominated the town's skyline since it was built in 1852
A torchbearer will abseil down Grimsby's Dock Tower with the Olympic flame when it comes to the Humber region next year, it has been revealed.
During fou...

New Instructions – Westerly Oceanquest For Sale
New Instructions – Westerly Oceanquest For Sale
Friday, 04 May 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a rare and very well presented Westerly Oceanquest. This yacht is just superb and I would urge early viewings if you are looking for a really comfortable, clean, tidy yacht. When I met the owner o...

How to Choose a Marina in Essex
How to Choose a Marina in Essex
Thursday, 03 May 2012

It’s good fun looking for Moody yachts for sale, racing yachts for sale, Jeanneau boats for sale and Etaps for sale in Essex. However, your dream boat may not come with a berth, and even if it does you may still like to look around for a differe...

New Instructions – Westerly Konsort For Sale
New Instructions – Westerly Konsort For Sale
Wednesday, 02 May 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale Westerly Konsort. The Konsort was in production from 1979 to 1992 and a total of 704 were built making it the second most successful Westerly after the Centaur. The rig is fairly small by modem st...

New Instructions – Westerly Griffon For Sale
New Instructions – Westerly Griffon For Sale
Wednesday, 02 May 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a fine Westerly Griffon. Some 329 Griffons were built and it is certainly more roomier than its predecessor, the Centaur. This example is presented very well - clean and tidy throughout and clearl...

Canalway Cavalcade 2012
Canalway Cavalcade 2012
Wednesday, 02 May 2012

The first May bank holiday means the IWA Canalway Cavalcade again! It’s time for us to get down to London and display our list of narrowboats for sale, canal boats for sale, project boats and barges for sale on the Grand Union. We’re looking f...

TrawlerFest Anacortes – May 17-19
TrawlerFest Anacortes – May 17-19
Tuesday, 01 May 2012

Waterline Boats / Boatshed Seattle is exhibiting in PassageMaker’s 2012 TrawlerFest - Anacortes!

New Instructions – Refitted Sealine S360 Ambassador For Sale
New Instructions – Refitted Sealine S360 Ambassador For Sale
Saturday, 28 April 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale an exceptional Sealine 360 Ambassador. This boat must to be seen to be believed. I have tried to convey as best as I can with the photos the exceptional quality of the four year refurbishment that...

RYA Sailability
RYA Sailability
Saturday, 28 April 2012

2 years ago, Boatshed Barcelona took part in an initiation to sailing for people with disabilities, organised by Sailability Catalunya. That was quite a gratifying experience: see our blog about that here.

Around the Sound for Horizons Childrens Sailing Charity
Around the Sound for Horizons Childrens Sailing Charity
Friday, 27 April 2012

Stephen and Gill from Boatshed Plymouth are pleased to support the Horizons Children's Sailing Charity which is based in Plymouth.

Warning - river conditions Thames
Warning - river conditions Thames
Thursday, 26 April 2012

If you are planning to be out and about this weekend on the Thames in the delightful April weather we are having please be aware of the river conditions. The warning boards are out...

Now They Got No Use for a Shanty Man
Now They Got No Use for a Shanty Man
Thursday, 26 April 2012

Ahoy there me hearties; we’ve got Jeanneau boats for sale, Sadler yachts for sale, Bavaria cruisers for sale and Etap yachts for sale. In fact we have quite a selection of sailing boats and yachts for sale in Essex; but how different these moder...

Raindrops and price drops.......
Raindrops and price drops.......
Thursday, 26 April 2012

April showers bring May flowers AND the official start of boating season!
Waterline Boats / Boatshed Seattle will help prepare you for the 2012 Pacific Northwest boating season by helping you to find the right boat at the right price. Get star...

April Weather On The Thames
April Weather On The Thames
Monday, 23 April 2012

Everything from sunshine to hail!

New Instructions – Westerly Centaur For Sale
New Instructions – Westerly Centaur For Sale
Sunday, 22 April 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are pleased to offer for sale an example of the ever popular Westerly Centaur. The Centaur as everyone knows turned out to be one of the highest production boats in the UK with over 2000 built. This example has undergone some re...

Wroxham Fire Fighters take to the water
Wroxham Fire Fighters take to the water
Saturday, 21 April 2012

Safety on the water is paramount but ever thought about how the emergency services would reach you should there be a problem? The firefighters at Wroxham Fire Station have recently begun training with a small rescue boat to aid future rescue atte...

A Trailerable Trawler? Truly!
A Trailerable Trawler? Truly!
Saturday, 21 April 2012

We’re talking about the Ranger Tugs R-29. This 2010 absolutely-like-new trawler comes standard with everything you could imagine including the galley sink plus many customizations!

New Instructions – Monterey 218LC Diesel For Sale
New Instructions – Monterey 218LC Diesel For Sale
Friday, 20 April 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are pleased to offer for sale a Monterey 218LC. This is great looking sports boat and has the distinct advantage of a diesel inboard. She is also fitted with Eberspacer cabin heating – a nice touch indeed with outlets in the s...

Steering Failure - Lessons from an unpleasant experience.
Steering Failure - Lessons from an unpleasant experience.
Friday, 20 April 2012

Yesterday was a perfect sailing day with a westerly F5 gusting F6. We were taking a Jeanneau 54DS out for a shakedown sail after some adjustments to the in-mast furling gear. We decided to unfurl in the harbour as there were lumpy seas beyond the ...

Mooring a Yacht – 7 Top Tips!
Mooring a Yacht – 7 Top Tips!
Thursday, 19 April 2012

A lot of the second hand boats we have for sale in Essex are sailing boats. We have Moody yachts for sale, racing yachts for sale, Jeanneau boats for sale and much more. When you’re thinking of berthing or mooring your yacht do you ever find you...

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