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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.


Over 35 cracking boats up for auction in January 2013

Over 35 cracking boats up for auction in January 2013

Wednesday, 02 January 2013

We have over 35 quality boats under the hammer later this month. The catalogue is live and you can start bidding on January 21st.

Boat Retailers and Brokers Code of Practice

Boat Retailers and Brokers Code of Practice

Tuesday, 11 December 2012

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Christmas Gifts for Canal Boaters

Christmas Gifts for Canal Boaters

Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Is it that time already? Whether you like narrowboats, wide beams, Dutch barges or any type of liveaboard canal boat there are plenty of Christmas gifts that could help you and your family to enjoy the English canals and rivers.

How to Choose a Marina: Part 2

How to Choose a Marina: Part 2

Monday, 19 November 2012

If you are looking for a boat for sale and are new to boating you may also be looking to find a marina. We have a great article on our blog about how to find a marina but it’s also useful to be aware of the Gold Anchor standards set by The Yacht Harbour Association.

Lowestoft Bascule bridge Closures

Lowestoft Bascule bridge Closures

Saturday, 17 November 2012

NOTICE TO MARINERS LOWESTOFT BASCULE BRIDGE – MARINE CLOSURES NOVEMBER 2012 – PHASE 2 Mariners and Port Users are advised that due to essential maintenance work, Lowestoft Bascule Bridge will be closed to all shipping, between 2000hrs and 0600hrs on the following dates:-

Isle of Wight boat smashes world speed record

Isle of Wight boat smashes world speed record

Friday, 16 November 2012

Boatshed Cowes got this hot off the press from County Press Online.

Haven Bridge Lowestoft Maintenance Works

Haven Bridge Lowestoft Maintenance Works

Thursday, 15 November 2012

PORT OF GREAT YARMOUTH

Plymouth to Nigeria - Mission accomplished!

Plymouth to Nigeria - Mission accomplished!

Wednesday, 14 November 2012

The life of a boat broker can be very varied, sometimes rather stressful and often rewarding. Cue a request for a water transport passenger vessel to be purchased from Plymouth and shipped to Lagos the capital of Nigeria!

Class 40 up for auction

Class 40 up for auction

Wednesday, 14 November 2012

This particular Class 40 has been professionally campaigned and achieved success in a number of races. With her class certificate complete and equipment updated in 2008 (all running rigging replaced!)

Immersion suit SurvivalOne 1000 series TEST REPORT

Immersion suit SurvivalOne 1000 series TEST REPORT

Tuesday, 13 November 2012

A group of 8 girls jumped into a life raft for charity for 24 hours with out getting off. #GirlsAdrift they raised approx £5000 for the Sail 4 Cancer charity.

Groovy I Zip life jackets by Sea Safe

Groovy I Zip life jackets by Sea Safe

Tuesday, 13 November 2012

The #GirlsAdrift team who recently spent 24 hours in a life raft for Sail 4 Cancer charity were sponsored by Sea Safe life jackets, gave these life jackets 10/10 score for design, comfort and fun factor.

A choice of tasty Ribeyes

A choice of tasty Ribeyes

Monday, 12 November 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a selection (or is it a ‘rack of Ribeyes’?) of lightly used ex demonstrator Ribeyes. These boats represent excellent value especially as they are also backed by the Ribeye Approved scheme.

Fancy a project this winter?

Fancy a project this winter?

Monday, 12 November 2012

We have a couple of project boats to keep you occupied on cold winter evenings and to get you on the water for next summers long lazy warm ones.

How much Money ?... 24 hours in a Liferaft

How much Money ?... 24 hours in a Liferaft

Sunday, 11 November 2012

The 24 Hours in a liferaft has raised over 10,000 pounds so far !

New Instructions – Drascombe Longboat  (Cruiser) for sale

New Instructions – Drascombe Longboat (Cruiser) for sale

Thursday, 08 November 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a incredibly well equipped Drascombe Longboat Cruiser. The Cruiser was a ‘week end cruiser’ version of the Longboat with the benefit of a cuddy cabin providing two full length berths. Along with the sprayhood and cockpit enclosure its quite possible to spend extended time cruising. This example has a very complete inventory including a full road trailer, recent covers and upholstery and many, many extras including navigation gear. Appointments to view can be booked in advance 6-days a week directly with Paul Singer your Boatshed Dartmouth broker.

Remember, Remember; Reduced Boats in November!

Remember, Remember; Reduced Boats in November!

Thursday, 08 November 2012

This week we are able to introduce three more boats that have recently had their asking price reduced. If you’re looking for a Westerly, Fletcher or Princess boat for sale in Essex we may have the boat you are looking for. As with all Boatshed boats we have an extensive slideshow of images for each boat for sale, so that you can really examine the boat inside and out.

Liferaft challenge starts TOMORROW

Liferaft challenge starts TOMORROW

Thursday, 08 November 2012

This idea was launched on us with no time to spare. Always up for a challenge I thought it could be great fun to spend 24 hours with a group of girls (who I don't really know very well) and gets me out of the office!

Girls Adrift - 48 hours to go before liferaft challenge

Girls Adrift - 48 hours to go before liferaft challenge

Wednesday, 07 November 2012

Just 48 hours until 8 girls step into a liferaft for 24 hours, all for Sail4Cancer Charity. They have already collected over two and a half thousand pounds for the charity and are looking to collect a few more pennies on the day.

Marine Industry ladies spend 24 hours in a liferaft

Marine Industry ladies spend 24 hours in a liferaft

Wednesday, 07 November 2012

Marine Industry ladies spend 24 hours in a liferaft

Boatshed Cowes & the Classic boat museum

Boatshed Cowes & the Classic boat museum

Wednesday, 07 November 2012

We at Boatshed Cowes.com are pleased to announce our support for the classic boat museum at East Cowes & thank them for their hospitality on their opening day.