The best of Boatshed #Essex 2013
We’ve managed to cram a lot of info onto our little blog this year! We kicked off in January full of resolutions and good intentions. This article focusses on the ecological benefits of boating and sailing. Go green: Be a sailor.
How to surf the net without wasting so much time
This week I am focusing on letting go of distractions: specifically internet distractions. If you work in an office with access to the internet you’ll know how tempting it is to click on some article link on Facebook or Twitter instead of gettin...
3 things you must know when selling a boat
How much is your boat worth? Our brokers are here to advise you with their knowledge of the current market; but we can also offer some valuable top tips to help your boat meet its full potential.
Boat buying tips
Here’s a Boatshed guide to choosing the right boat for you.
How to talk like a sailor
Do you remember our article Sailing Jargon to use Ashore? Sailing expressions have crept into our language over hundreds of years and become a part of our culture. If you’re a beginner you may be surprised at how many traditional sailing terms ...
How to live on a boat in #Essex
Have you ever dreamed of a complete lifestyle change? Live-aboard boaters can often feel part of a supportive community.
Sailing jargon to use ashore
Whilst we’re all familiar with basic sailing terms, aft, bow, port, starboard, leeward, windward, etcetera, you may be surprised at how many other traditional sailing terms you know from days gone by. Sailing expressions have crept into our lang...
How to sail safely
“Worse things happen at sea”, as they say. I noticed two watery disasters in the news this week: A man fell from his yacht mast on the Isles of Scilly. The 62 year old Dutchman was airlifted to hospital in Truro but later died from his injurie...