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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.


July Boatbid Auction - Starts Today!

July Boatbid Auction - Starts Today!

Friday, 14 July 2017

BoatBid Auction - 14th to the 18th July - Bidding has begun!

Happy New Arrival -

Happy New Arrival -

Friday, 07 July 2017

It's a Helmsman Trawlers 31 Sedan! We offloaded a new Helmsman Trawlers 31 Sedan, with a custom exterior color scheme — San Mateo Wheat hull with red bootstripe — and a customer-specified John Deere engine. After outfitting in Seattle she’ll soon be on her way north with her Canadian buyer.

Helmsman Trawlers Makes History!

Helmsman Trawlers Makes History!

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

A new 2017 Helmsman Trawlers 38E Pilothouse entered the records books last week as cargo aboard the massive OOCL FRANCE container ship when it was delivered to Charleston, South Carolina.

The Internet and the Yacht Sales: Why Boaters Prefer Brokers

The Internet and the Yacht Sales: Why Boaters Prefer Brokers

Thursday, 08 June 2017

The Washington Post published on March 17, 2017 an article titled “The Real Estate Industry has Something the Internet can’t offer: The Human Element”.

The Internet and the Yacht Sales: Why Boaters Prefer Brokers

The Internet and the Yacht Sales: Why Boaters Prefer Brokers

Thursday, 08 June 2017

The Washington Post published on March 17, 2017 an article titled “The Real Estate Industry has Something the Internet can’t offer: The Human Element”.

App for staying safe

App for staying safe

Thursday, 01 June 2017

RYA SafeTrx App, the mobile vessel tracking solution, has additional enhancements and continues to prove its worth to sailors.

Our safety on the water should always be a high priority, but is often something we can take for granted, especially when our minds are focused on enjoying and making the most of our time afloat.

Clipper 70 Fleet refit complete

Thursday, 01 June 2017

Following nine months of intensive work, the last of the 12 Castro designed Clipper 70ft yachts that make up the world’s largest matched fleet of ocean racers, has just completed her re-fit.

She returns to join her sisters in training the 700 crew members who will participate in the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race which starts from Liverpool on 20 August 2017.

14th - 18th July Boatbid - Entry Opens Today!

14th - 18th July Boatbid - Entry Opens Today!

Monday, 15 May 2017

When? - 14th to 18th July

Boatshed Brighton Life Jacket Series Video 3 of 5

Boatshed Brighton Life Jacket Series Video 3 of 5

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

A quick video, with yet another set of hints and tips on checking your lifejackets, direct from boatshed Brighton! (Apologies for the quality!)

Land Rover BAR (Bring the Cup Home ) Roadshow.

Land Rover BAR (Bring the Cup Home ) Roadshow.

Tuesday, 09 May 2017

My family and I were invited to the Land Rover BAR road show on Saturday 6th of May which was held at BAR America's Cup HQ in Portsmouth.

Buc Days Festival, S. Texas

Buc Days Festival, S. Texas

Friday, 05 May 2017

Shiver Me Timbers Maties...It's Pirate Season in S.Texas This weekend marks the opening of the 80th Annual BucDays Festival & Rodeo, a true tradition in These here parts...

Want to see what happens when a life raft inflates? Watch this!

Want to see what happens when a life raft inflates? Watch this!

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

DEMO: Rare chance to see a life raft inflating.

Experience the Exceptional Craftsmanship of Princess Yachts at London Craft Week

Experience the Exceptional Craftsmanship of Princess Yachts at London Craft Week

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Princess Yachts makes its debut at London Craft Week joining a host of globally renowned brands to celebrate the very best of international and British craftsmanship.

The Plymouth based company will offer visitors a rare glimpse into the world of British yacht craftsmanship with a selection of workshops hosted on 5 May by its team of expert artisans. Each of the skilled professionals will reveal the unique techniques utilised to produce different components that are integral parts of the finished luxury yachts

Queen’s personal message sets sail from Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Festival

Queen’s personal message sets sail from Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Festival

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Her Majesty the Queen has written a letter to the people of Canada which will be delivered on board vessels taking part in the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta.

The personal message will be carried on board the Tall Ships taking part in the Regatta from the Royal Borough of Greenwich to Quebec to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Cana-dian Federation.

April BoatBid - Auction Starts Today

April BoatBid - Auction Starts Today

Friday, 14 April 2017

BoatBid Auction - 12th to 18th April - Bidding has begun!

What's Inside Your Liferaft?

What's Inside Your Liferaft?

Sunday, 09 April 2017

Opportunities like this don't come along very often! If you have a life raft, do you know what's in it? This quick vid shows what's contained in a typical life raft and what it's used for. Love from Boatshed Brighton and Nicky's Canvasworks!

Boatbid Auction April 2017

Boatbid Auction April 2017

Friday, 07 April 2017

Only a week to go until the next auction which takes place from 14-18 April..

Ultimate Ladies Day out at the America’s Cup Village

Thursday, 06 April 2017

Wednesday 31 May will be the ultimate Ladies Day out at the America’s Cup Village, the heart of all the 35th America’s Cup action in the Royal Naval Dockyard. Tickets to Ladies Day are available now from www.americascup.com/tickets.

With five of the six teams, including ORACLE TEAM USA, scheduled to race in the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers on 31 May, the best sailors in the world will be competing on the fastest boats in the 166 year history of the America’s Cup, so there will be plenty of action to take in on the Great Sound.