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.
Come and visit Pleasant Harbor Marina new fuel dock facility.
In September we saw a very social month with our 2nd annual BBQ at Pleasant Harbor Marina, the wood boat festival and PH Yacht Club bash in Kingston.
Mike working on G Dock roof which was damaged during our mini cyclone last month.
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Which Type is for You
Boatshed.com were on the water this afternoon for the start this legendary single-handed transatlantic race.
Grand Banks builds a boat that can be expected to provide decades of use while holding its value. Solicitous care, restoration and upgrades to this beautiful 1966 Grand Banks 36 Classic make it the perfect example. The traditional two cabin layout sleeps six, has an L-shaped settee, teak table and floors in the salon, granite counter tops, double-sink, and propane stove/oven in the galley. Port, starboard and stern entries in conjunction with the wide side decks and large cockpit make for a safe, family-friendly vessel.
This is the first blog in the series we introduced last week, designed to answer many of the stock question about the process of buying, then looking after a boat.
Peter from Boatshed Hamble thought that it would be fun to join Colin for the opening of Boatshed St Malo, and to take in the start of the Route du Rhum.
Over the two years that Boatshed Grand Union has been selling boats on the Inland Waterways, several questions have recurred time and time again.
With the summer now well and truly over, many boating enthusiasts are looking for a project to keep them amused over the winter months. And what better than a boat restoration project?
Photo shoot on super yacht
The Mariner line is still fairly new to the west coast, so our rendezvous attracted curious passersby when the line up was observed at the La Conner Marina last weekend. Proud Mariner owners were generous in displaying their boats inside and out. And clever ideas and cruising tips were discussed over food and drinks. Our next Mariner Yachts rendezvous is already scheduled ‹ 7-9 October 2011.
This distinctive Ed Monk-designed Pilothouse Trawler built by Nordlund Boat Company served in missionary work among the coastal villages of Alaska. It¹s present owner replaced the carpet, church pews and organ with beautiful custom inlaid teak and holly floors, two comfortable leather hide-a-bed couches and coordinating chairs. A gourmet galley with granite countertops and custom sink have also been added. Sleeping accommodations include a double berth in the master, three single berths in the second cabin and a bunk house arrangement in the pilothouse. Both heads are nicely appointed and have been updated with Corian counter tops.
Many thanks to all of you who came to see us at our new office at Birdham Pool Marina at the weekend. We were graced with some lovely sunshine and the rain stayed away completely.
Its over 10 years since the first Boatshed office opened in Milford Haven, the group is today amongst the world leaders in Yacht Brokerage. With representation in such far flung places as Seattle and Phuket, coverage is genuinely global.
During Sunday 18th July the Royal National Lifeboat Institution brought a mobile demonstration unit to Bangor Marina to host a free lifejacket clinic.
At a special ceremony on Saturday 18th September in Bangor Castle the Mayor of North Down, Councillor John Montgomery paid tribute to the volunteer crew, fundraisers and helpers of RNLI Bangor Lifeboat. The Station was then awarded the Council’s highest honour — the Freedom of North Down.