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Boat buying tips
Boat buying tips

Here’s a Boatshed guide to choosing the right boat for you.

How to talk like a sailor
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
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
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
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...