Spotlight on Boatworld

Jul 13, 2021
Who are Boatworld? Boatworld are considered to be the UK's leading suppliers for watersports equipme...

10 Things You Need to Consider When Choosing a Marina

Jun 28, 2021
There are many aspects worth giving thought to when choosing a marina. This will be predominantly in...

Topics Mooring, Marina

Spotlight on Urban Truant

Jun 23, 2021
Who are Urban Truant? Based at Swanwick Marina, Urban Truant is the UK's leading RYA sail and powerb...

A Buyer’s Guide to Marine Insurance

Jun 19, 2021
Your boat is likely to be your prized possession and that’s why ensuring it is fully protected from ...

A Buyer's Guide to Yacht Insurance

Jun 15, 2021
Researching the insurance levels required to suit your needs and scanning the small print can be a d...

Topics GJW Direct, Yacht

Top 9 Boat Friendly Holiday Locations Along the South Coast

Jun 9, 2021
Now is the perfect time to plan a staycation and what better way to explore the UK than on the water...

Top 9 Yachts Featured in Your Favourite Classic Movies

Jun 5, 2021
Ever been intrigued to know more about the yachts featured in your favourite movies? Well we have th...

Best Yacht Brands and Why

Jun 2, 2021
If you’re looking for a new vessel, or for an upgrade to your prized yacht, then it’s always helpful...

Top 7 Marina Safety Tips

May 28, 2021
Storing your boat at a UK marina has many benefits, from enhanced security to being part of a close-...

Topics Safety, Marina

The Top 6 Luxury Yachts in the World

May 25, 2021
Have you ever dreamt of sailing around the world on your own private yacht? It’s no secret the yacht...

Topics Yacht

A Need-to-know Guide For Choosing the Perfect Sailing Yacht

May 23, 2021
Sailing is one of life’s greatest joys. It is an ideal form of escapism, allowing you to be at one w...

Maintenance Benefits of Mooring a Boat in a Marina

May 21, 2021
There are many benefits to mooring at a marina, including better maintenance of your craft. We take ...

Topics GJW Direct, Marina

Things To Do Near 6 of Your Favourite UK Marinas

May 19, 2021
Owning a motorboat or a sailing yacht likely means you’re familiar with marinas, as they are one of ...

Top Tips for Customising Your Sailing Yacht

May 17, 2021
Calling all yacht owners! Let’s talk about customisation. Are you tired of staring at your dull and ...

10 Best Walks Near UK Marinas

May 15, 2021
When it comes to finding a UK staycation for boaters, it can be difficult to know the best places to...

Topics Marina, Activities

A Beginner's Guide to Boat Insurance

May 13, 2021
Have you purchased your first boat and are unsure whether or not you need insurance? Or are you wond...

Discover MyBoat, your FREE digital organiser

May 12, 2021
MyBoat, powered by GJW Direct is your FREE digital organiser for your vessel. Launched in 2018, MyBo...

Spotlight on savvy navvy

May 7, 2021
Who are savvy navvy? savvy navvy is the ultimate boating app which has been specially designed by ex...

A buyer's guide to RIB insurance

May 6, 2021
Deciding on the level of insurance you require for your craft and which insurer to opt for can seem ...

Topics RIB

A Buyer's Guide to Speedboat Insurance

May 4, 2021
When it comes to choosing boat insurance for your newly acquired vessel, it can be difficult to know...

Diagnosing Your Boat: DIY or professional help?

Apr 30, 2021
Whether you’re new to boating or have years of experience, it can still be difficult to know whether...

RIB Maintenance guide 101

Apr 25, 2021
Performing regular maintenance on your vessel can help you to avoid the disappointment of your boat ...

Topics RIB

Buying a Speedboat: The Ultimate Guide

Apr 21, 2021
The beauty of owning a speedboat is being able to get out on the water and explore whenever, and whe...

Owner's Advice: Top Tips For Dinghy Maintenance

Apr 19, 2021
When it comes to maintenance for any boat, there’s a lot you need to be aware of, and depending on t...

Highlights From Virtual Boat Shows in 2021 & What's To Come...

Apr 16, 2021
This past year has been a strange one to say the least, the impact of COVID-19 has meant events acro...

A buyer’s guide to dinghy insurance

Apr 12, 2021
As with any boat, dinghy's are a big investment, so you want to make sure you’re protecting both you...

A Day in the Life of Your Speedboat...

Apr 9, 2021
Over the last year, it’s likely that your speedboat hasn’t had as much action as it usually would, w...

Choosing The Best Rigid Inflatable Boat For You

Apr 6, 2021
Rigid inflatable boats were an idea conceived by the RNLI in the 1960s and have since become highly ...

Spotlight on August Race

Apr 5, 2021
Who are August Race? August Race are an award-winning manufacturer and developer of  boat maintenanc...

RNLI and GJW Direct join forces to keep water users safe

Mar 31, 2021
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) and GJW Direct have renewed their partnership, which ...

How to Choose the Class of Boat You're Going to Sail

Mar 27, 2021
As a dinghy owner, taking your boat out onto the water for sailing is one of the greatest perks. The...

Safety and Security on the UK waterways

Mar 23, 2021
When preparing to sail at sea or on inland waterways, you’ll first need to ensure you understand the...

Topics GJW Direct

Spotlight on Spinlock

Mar 11, 2021
Who are Spinlock? Spinlock are an independent UK company who are recognised as world experts in rope...

Kayaking and Canoeing: The Best British Destinations for 2021

Mar 2, 2021
Trying to think of the perfect tranquil escape this season? Craving the freedom, peace and mindfulne...

Health and Fitness Benefits When Kayaking, Canoeing and Paddleboarding

Feb 17, 2021
Much like any sport, regular participation in water sports like kayaking, canoeing or paddleboarding...

Kayaking Safety Checklist: Top Tips

Feb 10, 2021
Did you know in the past year alone almost 2 million UK residents have taken part in kayaking or can...

What To Do If Your Boat Is Sinking

Feb 2, 2021
Whether you’ve read various articles, watched the documentaries or may know of someone who has exper...

A Guide to Jet Skiing in the UK

Jan 27, 2021
Have you been thinking about taking the plunge and entering the adrenaline fuelled world of jet skii...

Topics GJW Direct, Jet Ski, uk

The Best Windsurfing Locations in the UK

Jan 22, 2021
For those adrenaline seekers amongst us, the recreational sport of windsurfing is an amazing way to ...

7 of the Best Boating & Sailing Apps to Download Now

Jan 16, 2021
Thanks to modern technology, we’ve mastered the ability to access any source of information via our ...

6 of the Best Canal Walks in the UK

Jan 7, 2021
With the UK staycation market soaring in recent years and the recent world-wide pandemic requiring u...

Buying a New Boat VS Buying a Second Hand Boat

Dec 15, 2020
Whether you’re a keen dinghy sailor, yacht owner, RIB, narrowboat or kayaking enthusiast, when it’s ...

Luxury Yacht Charter: Everything you need to know

Dec 10, 2020
Yacht chartering has become increasingly popular in the last two decades, with many choosing to vaca...

Narrowboat Interior Layout: Top 5 Tips

Dec 4, 2020
Whether you’re a weekend boater and use your narrowboat for social occasions, or you‘ve made your bo...

4 Ways to Customise a Used Boat

Nov 27, 2020
Buying a new boat can be pricey, especially when it comes to customising it to your needs. That’s wh...

Best UK Towns and Cities to Visit While Cruising Canals

Nov 18, 2020
When considering a canal boat holiday, it’s important to think about the towns and cities you’d most...

New Boat Comparison Guide: Choosing the Right Boat For You

Nov 3, 2020
Investing in a boat is something worth careful thought, time and consideration. You want to be sure ...

5 Best UK Yacht Holidays

Oct 26, 2020
There’s no better way to cruise the UK shores than travelling by a sailing or motor yacht. A yacht h...

Living On A Narrowboat: What You Need to Know

Oct 12, 2020
The community of narrowboat owners in the UK is booming. The lure of an alternative lifestyle of cha...

The Top 3 Most Expensive Yachts in the World

Oct 7, 2020
We’re back with a second instalment, looking into some of the most expensive yachts in the world! Su...

Buying a Narrowboat: What you need to know

Oct 1, 2020
With the rise of COVID-19 and the subsequent lockdown taking up most of our 2020, more than ever UK ...

Everything You Need To Know About Storing Your Boat

Sep 22, 2020
When it comes to storing your boat, it’s important that you take the necessary precautions to ensure...

Topics Mooring, Marina

Experience a tailored concierge service for managing your boat insurance

Sep 15, 2020
Why trust GJW Direct? GJW Direct is a division of Groves, John & Westrup and have been providing mar...

6 Luxury Locations to Take Your Motor Cruiser

Sep 11, 2020
The UK staycation market has risen exceptionally in recent years, particularly with the recent world...

5 of the Best UK Yacht Clubs

Sep 2, 2020
When it comes to finding the right yacht club, there is no one-size-fits all. Whether you’re looking...

Topics Yacht, yacht clubs

Top 5 Celebrity Yachts

Aug 26, 2020
Celebrities can often be an enigma when not on screen, but one thing some celebrities haven’t been s...

Topics Yacht, celebrity

4 Must-have Narrowboat Holidays

Aug 21, 2020
Since lockdown restrictions were lifted, canal boat holidays have risen in the UK by 150 per cent, b...

Be in with the chance to win a £200 Sailing Chandlery voucher

Jul 31, 2020
Sailing Chandlery are one of many discount partners already working with GJW Direct to provide polic...

MyBoat reaches over 10,000 members

Jul 27, 2020
MyBoat powered by GJW Direct has transformed the way of boat management, gaining over 10,000 members...

Topics GJW Direct, MyBoat

Spotlight on Premier Marinas

Jul 9, 2020
As a boat owner, it can be difficult to know where to dock your boat after an adventure out to sea, ...

Lloyd’s proposed transfer certain EEA business to Lloyd’s Brussels.

Jun 23, 2020
Lloyd’s is proposing to transfer certain EEA insurance policies to Lloyd’s Brussels.  The proposed t...

Boat prep checklist: Preparing your boat to go back out on the water

May 19, 2020
Despite the impact Coronavirus (COVID-19) is having on the world, and these uncertain and troubling ...

How to Automate Boat Service and Renewal Reminders

May 1, 2020
Keeping on top of boat admin can be a challenging feat. But with MyBoat, not only can you organise a...

Topics MyBoat

Pros and cons of living on a boat

Apr 28, 2020
Living on a boat can provide a serene existence, at one with nature and surrounded by a tightly knit...

The ultimate guide to the best UK marinas

Apr 17, 2020
With an abundance of fantastic marinas around the UK to choose from, it’s difficult to know where to...

Topics Mooring, Marina

The best narrowboat interior layout for your needs...

Apr 10, 2020
Want to make the best of the space inside your narrowboat? Here's where we come in. We've complied a...

Boating best bits (of the last two decades)...

Mar 20, 2020
When we look back over the past two decades, there have been some seriously impressive achievements ...

Important information regarding your policy and Covid-19

Mar 18, 2020
Like everyone we have busily been gathering information about the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19). ...

Topics News

How to Get Exclusive Offers with MyBoat

Mar 4, 2020
MyBoat is a free digital boat management system and accessory reminder service. Which means no more ...

Topics Discounts, MyBoat

RIB FAQs

Feb 27, 2020
Whether you’re a seasoned RIB owner or you’re new to the marina, you’ll likely have some unanswered ...

Topics RIB

Introducing GJW Direct Frequently Asked Questions

Feb 17, 2020
We’re happy to introduce our handy, easy to use GJW Direct Frequently Asked Questions. The FAQs page...

Things to consider when towing your RIB

Feb 13, 2020
The ability to hook your RIB up to your car affords you greater possibilities of launch locations an...

Topics RIB

Equipment must-haves for RIB owners

Jan 30, 2020
With such a versatile range of uses, from short to long-distance cruises, diving or fishing trips, f...

Topics RIB

Tips for going diving with your RIB

Jan 23, 2020
A RIB is ideal for heading out to those locations that cannot be reached without a boat, especially ...

Topics RIB

Top launch locations to take your RIB

Jan 16, 2020
The beauty of owning a RIB is the ability to take off on long cruises, exploring the breathtaking co...

Topics RIB

Why a RIB is the boat for you

Jan 9, 2020
A RIB (rigid-inflatable boat), as suggested in the name, is a solid-hulled boat with inflatable tube...

Topics RIB

5 ways to guard your Narrowboat against theft

Dec 6, 2019
The prospect of thieves and vandals targeting your vessel is a big worry as a narrowboat owner. To p...

Narrowboat FAQs

Nov 29, 2019
Are you a new narrowboat owner? Or seasoned in canal life, but wanting to solve some unanswered ques...

Topics Narrowboat, Tips

A buyer's guide to narrowboat insurance

Nov 22, 2019
Yet to sort your narrowboat insurance? Our simple guide will break down all the elements you need to...

Become an expert on narrowboat maintenance by watching these 5 videos

Nov 15, 2019
Narrowboat life consists of constant rounds of maintenance and cleaning. Want some handy hints and t...

DIY narrowboat hacks: top tips for living on the water

Nov 8, 2019
As a narrowboat owner, you’ll quickly become a DIY pro. Whether you’ve taken on a restoration projec...

Topics Narrowboat, Tips, DIY

Essential items you need to have aboard your narrowboat

Nov 1, 2019
Whether you’re new to the waterways or are planning to restock your supplies, without a checklist, i...

Topics Narrowboat, Tips

20 of the punniest narrowboat names we've seen

Oct 25, 2019
One of the greatest ways to personalise your boat is by choosing the perfect name, but it’s easy to ...

Topics Narrowboat, Tips

How to be a responsible dinghy owner

Oct 14, 2019
Owning a boat is great fun, but isn’t without its responsibilities. If you’ve just bought a dinghy a...

Keeping up your narrowboat garden

Oct 11, 2019
Do you aspire to become the next Monty Don? With urban gardening having become a popular phenomenon,...

Topics Narrowboat, Tips, DIY

GJW continues partnership with RNLI to raise aware of lifejacket clinics

Oct 7, 2019
Furthering our association with RNLI will see the company promoting Lifejacket Clinics to GJW Direct...

Sailing Events & Races 2019/2020

Oct 7, 2019
If you’re into your sailing events, then you’ll want to make sure you check out our 2019/2020 calend...

How to get started dinghy sailing in the UK

Sep 30, 2019
Dinghy sailing is the perfect sport for anyone wanting to get into any type of sailing. If you’re un...

Topics Dinghy, Tips, Insurance

6 innovative space-saving solutions for your narrowboat

Sep 27, 2019
There’s no reason why life on a narrowboat should be cramped and claustrophobic. Simple storage solu...

Topics Narrowboat, Tips

5 signs you need a new sailing dinghy

Sep 16, 2019
Questioning whether your sailing dinghy is still up to scratch? It can be tricky to tell whether you...

Topics Dinghy, Insurance

6 things to consider when taking your dinghy racing

Sep 9, 2019
Entering a dinghy race for the first time? Here are six things to consider when taking your dinghy r...

Topics Dinghy, Insurance

GJW Direct at the Southampton Boat Show: What you need to know

Sep 6, 2019
It’s that time of year again – the annual Southampton International Boat Show, the perfect day out f...

Choosing the right equipment for your dinghy

Sep 2, 2019
Making sure you have quality equipment for your dinghy is an essential. You want to make sure you’re...

Top 5 dinghy maintenance tips

Aug 26, 2019
Dinghy maintenance is important if you want to get as many years as possible out of your vessel. Whe...

Which RYA dinghy course should you take?

Aug 19, 2019
Experienced or not, RYA courses help keen sailors advance their skills and become more confident on ...

Learn more about the RNLI & GJW Direct Association plus upcoming Lifejacket Clinics

Jul 26, 2019
The collaboration between GJW Direct and RNLI has an aim to help raise awareness about the importanc...

Topics RNLI

A buyer’s guide to jet ski insurance

Jul 1, 2019
Haven’t taken out jet ski insurance yet? Our buyer’s guide will walk you through all of the differen...

PWC Comparison Cheat Sheet: Which jet ski should you buy?

Jun 30, 2019
Whilst the market for personal watercraft (PWCs) has grown massively in recent years, there are actu...

Topics PWC, Jet Ski

Jet ski FAQs

Jun 23, 2019
Considering buying a jet ski? Or already own one and want to know more? Here’s a couple of frequentl...

Topics PWC, Jet Ski

Essential safety equipment for your PWC

Jun 17, 2019
There’s no feeling quite like taking your jet ski out on the water, the sense of freedom and excitem...

Topics PWC, Safety, Jet Ski

8 things you need to know about your PWC

Jun 14, 2019
A personal watercraft is a fun and relatively inexpensive way to enjoy life on the water all year ro...

Get 12.5% off and free standard delivery at Sailing Chandlery

Jun 10, 2019
Sailing Chandlery is a 5-star rated chandlery that provides quality sailing accessories with speedy ...

Topics Discounts

The most common jet ski injuries

Jun 7, 2019
Now that we’re coming into summertime, the British waters will be getting fairly busy with jet skis,...

Topics PWC, Jet Ski

5 things you might be doing wrong on your jet ski

Jun 2, 2019
Despite the handling of a jet ski being relatively simple to get to grips with, there can still be a...

Topics PWC, Tips, Jet Ski

The essential accessories for your jet ski

May 26, 2019
Whether you’re an experienced jet skier or relatively new to the sport, here are the essential acces...

Topics PWC, Jet Ski

Exclusive MyBoat Discounts at Spinlock for GJW Policyholders

May 20, 2019
All GJW Direct policyholders that sign up to MyBoat will be able to access discounts and special pri...

Topics Discounts

The best jet ski locations to ride the waves in the UK

May 19, 2019
Are you looking for the perfect location to hit the waves this summer? We’ve shortlisted our favouri...

Topics PWC, Jet Ski

Motor Cruiser and Yacht Shows in 2019

Apr 9, 2019
Attending a motor cruiser and yacht show provides one of the best opportunities to compare boat bran...

How Much Does it Cost to Insure a Motor Cruiser?

Apr 8, 2019
Insuring your motor cruiser is an important precaution. If you’ve spent thousands of pounds on a new...

12 Tips to Protect Your Motor Cruiser From Theft

Apr 5, 2019
As with anything of value, you should take the relevant precautions to protect your motor cruiser fr...

The Importance of Understanding Marine Forecasts

Apr 3, 2019
Though it’s become something of a quintessentially English tradition, there is still great value to ...

6 of the Most Common Boat Insurance Claims & How to Avoid Them

Apr 2, 2019
Ultimately, insurance is an essential part of owning a boat, providing you with valuable protection ...

Topics Tips, Insurance

6 of the Most Iconic Classic Motor Boats

Mar 28, 2019
Whilst many boats become outdated and defective after years of service, there are some that stand th...

Topics Motor Cruiser

How to Prepare Your Boat for the Start of the Season

Mar 27, 2019
After a long winter, it can be all too tempting to simply pull off the covers and launch your boat s...

Topics Motor Cruiser

12 Things You Need to Know Before Buying A Second-Hand Boat

Mar 26, 2019
Buying a second hand boat has plenty of advantages over buying brand new – presuming it has been wel...

Great Savings with MyBoat specifically for GJW Direct Customers at Pirates Cave Chandlery

Mar 25, 2019
Did you know that if you’re a policy holder with GJW Direct and sign up to MyBoat you can grab up to...

Topics Discounts

Don't Miss Out on our Exclusive February Discounts

Feb 14, 2019
If you didn’t already know, MyBoat is a free digital boat management system and safety equipment rem...

Topics Discounts, MyBoat, Tips

Why It’s Important to Know Your Boat Running Costs

Nov 20, 2018
Knowing how much it costs to run your boat is vital. It’ll help you budget, manage your money and ti...

Topics MyBoat

The Best Way to Store Your Boat Documents Online

Nov 18, 2018
Storing all your boat documentation in one place can be overwhelming, especially if you’re trying to...

Topics MyBoat

Tips for Naming & Painting Your Narrowboat

Nov 14, 2018
It’s all in the name If you’re a boat owner, you’ll understand that the naming of a boat is a very p...

Topics Narrowboat, Tips

The Best Floating Shops & Cafes

Nov 12, 2018
If you’re a narrowboat owner you’ll no doubt have heard of floating shops and cafes. Found along the...

Topics Narrowboat

How to Make Your Barge Pet-Friendly

Nov 10, 2018
Making your barge a comfortable, roomy place to live can be a task in itself, and that’s before you’...

Topics Narrowboat

5 Tips for Staying Eco-Friendly on Your Narrowboat

Nov 8, 2018
Living on a narrowboat can be a very eco-friendly way of life. And living in such close proximity to...

Topics Narrowboat

Tips for Naming Your Narrowboat

Sep 15, 2018
Naming your narrowboat is arguably a right of passage, a momentous occasion, a call to action, a bad...

Topics Narrowboat, Tips

RNLI and GJW Direct Lifejacket Clinic association announced

Sep 14, 2018
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) and GJW Direct have announced a new association, whic...

Topics RNLI, Events, MyBoat

How to Keep Your Narrowboat Running Costs Down

Jun 27, 2018
The running costs of a narrowboat does vary, and by the time you’ve calculated the insurance, licens...

Topics Narrowboat, MyBoat

10 Tips on How to Winterise Your Narrowboat

Jun 27, 2018
Prepping for the long winter months is no small task, but winterising your narrowboat is completely ...

Topics Narrowboat, Tips

Incredible Interior Design Ideas for Your Narrowboat

Jun 27, 2018
Want to transform the interior design of your narrowboat? Although the space is limited (to say the ...

Topics Narrowboat, Tips

6 Beautiful Narrowboat Holiday Routes in the UK

Jun 27, 2018
With over 2,000 miles of inland waterways flowing across Britain, these fluid highways are just wait...

Topics Narrowboat

Tips for Modernising Your Narrowboat

Jun 27, 2018
Narrowboat owners take great pride in their vessels, usually painting the outsides with bright, attr...

Topics Narrowboat, Tips

5 Things Every Narrowboat Owner Should Know

Jun 27, 2018
Whether you currently live on a narrowboat or you’re considering a lifestyle change and would like t...

Topics Narrowboat, Safety

Keeping Your Narrowboat Warm in Winter

Jun 27, 2018
When people think about living aboard a narrowboat, they probably picture warm summer evenings, barb...

Topics Narrowboat, Tips

Narrowboat Safety and Security Tips

Jun 27, 2018
The security of your narrowboat is probably one of your biggest concerns, especially if you leave it...

6 Tips for Space Saving on Your Narrowboat

Jun 27, 2018
If you own a narrowboat, you probably know that space isn’t totally abundant, and you’re constantly ...

5 Easy Meals to Cook on Your Narrowboat

Jun 27, 2018
Cooking onboard your narrowboat can be tricky when there’s not a vast amount of space and fresh ingr...

Topics Narrowboat, Tips

How to Keep Your Speedboat Running Costs Low

Jun 27, 2018
 Whilst owning a boat is great fun and probably one of the best things you’ve ever done, it’s not th...

How to Store Your Speedboat in Winter

Jun 27, 2018
Unfortunately, that time of year comes around all too quickly and it’s time to put your boat into st...

Topics Speedboat, Safety, Tips

Speedboat Accessory Must-Haves

Jun 27, 2018
There are so many different ways to enjoy a day out on your speedboat, whether that be going wild wi...

5 Watersports You Must Try on Your Speedboat

Jun 27, 2018
Watersports are a great way to add even more fun to your day out on the water. Whether you adventure...

Topics Events, Speedboat, Tips

How to Transport Your Speedboat

Jun 26, 2018
The beauty of having your very own speedboat is the freedom to take it out wherever and whenever you...

Topics Speedboat, Safety, Tips

Speedboat Safety Tips You Need to Know

Jun 26, 2018
The most important part of heading out on your speedboat is staying safe, so it goes without saying,...

Topics Speedboat, Safety, Tips

The Top Ten Jet Ski Accessories

Jun 25, 2018
You’re probably thinking, what else could you possibly need other than the jet ski, keys and a lifej...

PWC Maintenance Guide

Jun 25, 2018
Owning a PWC comes with responsibility, especially when dealing with the maintenance side of things,...

Topics PWC, Tips, Jet Ski

The Most Amazing Places to Ride Your PWC

Jun 25, 2018
Jet skiing in a stunning, picturesque location does wonders for the mind and soul - everyone needs t...

Topics PWC, Events, Jet Ski

5 of the Best Wetsuits for PWC Use

Jun 25, 2018
We love heading out on our jet skis, and having all the correct gear when out and about is a must, i...

Topics PWC, Tips, Jet Ski

What are the Rules and Regulations for Owning a Jet Ski?

Jun 25, 2018
There’s nothing quite like having the freedom of becoming a new jet ski owner but before you go out ...

Topics MyBoat, Tips, Jet Ski

When Was the Last Time Your Lifejacket Was Checked?

Jun 25, 2018
Did you know your lifejacket can expire? Whilst there are multiple types of lifejackets, many can ex...

Topics PWC, RNLI, MyBoat, Equipment

How to Store Your Dinghy All Year Round

Jun 22, 2018
An inevitable part of owning a dinghy is figuring out where to store it when you’re not traversing t...

Topics Dinghy, MyBoat, Safety, Tips

Safety Equipment and Regulations Every Dinghy Owner Should Know

Jun 22, 2018
Even if you’ve been sailing for years, there might be some rules and regulations you didn’t know abo...

5 Tips on How to Dinghy Race Like a Pro

Jun 22, 2018
When you know what you’re doing, dinghy racing is a thrilling and challenging way to improve your sa...

Topics Dinghy, Events, Safety, Tips

The Top 5 Dinghy Accessories You Need in Your Life

Jun 22, 2018
Sometimes, all you need is you, your dinghy and the open water. But at the same time, there are some...

5 of the Best Dinghy Sailing Holiday Locations in the UK

Jun 22, 2018
The UK is host to a wealth of beautiful landscapes just waiting to be explored, and what better way ...

Top Tips for Small Sea Fishing in Your Dinghy

Jun 22, 2018
Whether you’re catching your supper or simply find it a relaxing pastime, there are plenty of ways y...

Best Boat Events to Add to Your Calendar 2018/19

Jun 22, 2018
Throughout the course of the year, the UK’s waters play host to all sorts of events and activities, ...

Topics Events, RIB, Safety

Fun Boat Activities for Onboard Your RIB

Jun 22, 2018
There are loads of different kinds of activities you can enjoy whilst out and about on your RIB. Whe...

Topics RIB, Tips

5 Secret Bays in the UK to Explore by RIB

Jun 22, 2018
Staycations are the new vacation - and the UK’s beaches are the perfect location on a hot summer’s d...

Topics RIB, Safety, Tips

Exciting Places for Family Adventures on Your RIB

Jun 22, 2018
RIBs and sports boats are suitable for use on inland waterways and at sea. A 4-5m RIB is suitable fo...

Topics RIB, Safety, Tips

Safety Checks for Onboard Your RIB

Jun 21, 2018
If you’re an experienced boater, then you’re probably already aware of all the safety checks that go...

Topics RIB, Safety, Equipment, Tips

Clothing Essentials for Onboard Your RIB

Jun 21, 2018
Heading out on your boat for the day? You want to make sure you’re fully kitted out and prepared for...

Topics RIB, MyBoat, Equipment, Tips

The Most Beautiful Caves to Explore By Kayak

Jun 19, 2018
Looking for an adventure that’s equal parts calming and breathtaking? There are hundreds of incredib...

Topics Kayak, Safety

Best Family Days Out With Your Canoe/Kayak

Jun 19, 2018
These days, trying to get the family together can be difficult and finding fun activities that every...

Topics Kayak, Tips

Most Instagrammable Lakes in Europe

Jun 19, 2018
Is your Instagram feed full of enviable travel photos? Lean, bronzed, smiley travellers hiking up mo...

Topics Kayak

Secluded UK Beaches to Discover on Your Kayak

Jun 19, 2018
The UK may not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of secluded beaches, but it’s fu...

Topics Kayak, Tips

Tips on Caring for Your Canoe

Jun 19, 2018
When you bought your canoe, it was probably thought of as an investment. One that was sure to give y...

Topics Kayak, Tips

How to Transport Your Kayak

Jun 19, 2018
Owning a kayak creates fun adventures wherever and whenever you please, it allows you to explore new...

Topics Kayak

How to get Amazing Discounts on your Paddle Board Equipment

Jun 18, 2018
How to get Amazing Discounts on your Paddle board Equipment Source So, what is MyBoat? MyBoat is a f...

Paddle Board Safety Tips you Should Know

Jun 18, 2018
Paddle boarding is a great activity, not just for physical health but also mentally, it’s a good way...

Best Paddleboarding Spots in the World

Jun 18, 2018
Stand up paddleboarding has become increasingly popular over recent years and it’s one of the best w...

5 Ways Paddleboarding Will Improve Your Fitness

Jun 18, 2018
Exercise doesn’t have to be in the form of running or cycling… There are plenty of other exciting wa...

5 Reasons You Should Try Paddle Board Yoga

Jun 18, 2018
Yoga is a worldwide lifesaver for many people, it helps with stress and flexibility as well as physi...

Perfect Places to Paddle Board in the UK

Jun 18, 2018
What better way to relax than by the ocean or lakeside? The UK is full of beautiful places, perfect ...

Top 5 Tech Gadgets for Smooth Sailing

Jun 6, 2018
    To make life onboard that little bit easier we’ve uncovered some of the coolest gadgets to ensur...

5 Waterproof Tech Must-Haves

May 18, 2018
For those who love watersports, vacations by the sea, trips to lakes, or just the general outdoors -...

Gift Guide for Boat Owners

May 1, 2018
Struggling to find the perfect gift for a loved one? If they own a boat, then there are plenty of op...

10 Boat-Towing Tips

May 1, 2018
With a little practice and preparation, you can master the art of towing your boat and spend less ti...

Topics Tips

Take a Look Inside the Most Luxurious Motor Cruisers in the World

May 1, 2018
A superyacht is always a favourite toy for the world’s wealthiest, with price-tags easily rolling in...

Buying or Selling a Motor Cruiser? Advice and Tips...

May 1, 2018
Are you thinking about buying a boat or selling one you currently own? We understand that the proces...

The Best Beach Clubs in Marbella

May 1, 2018
Forget about beach towels and parasols, there’s a much more indulgent way to spend your leisure time...

The Best Marinas and Yacht Clubs on the White Isle

May 1, 2018
If there’s one thing you must do whilst sailing the Balearics, it’s to visit Ibiza and experience it...

Topics Motor Cruiser

Safety Tips for Boating with Children

May 1, 2018
Having the privilege of owning your own boat is great, but being able to share the experience with y...

Exclusive Bars in Barcelona

May 1, 2018
You can’t beat the streets of Barca for an evening or two, it’s a city full of rich culture and incr...

Costs to Expect as a Boat Owner

May 1, 2018
  The dream of owning a boat used to be somewhat unattainable, with yachts and motorcruisers reserve...

Topics Motor Cruiser

6 Tips For Motor Cruiser Maintenance

May 1, 2018
When stepping into the boating world, you need to remember that maintenance is just as important as ...

How to Get Your Boat Summer Ready

May 1, 2018
Summer means the arrival of longer, warmer days spent on board so you need to ensure you’ve prepped ...

Boat Safety Requirements

May 1, 2018
There are different safety requirements depending on whether you use your boat on inland waterways, ...

Restaurants with a View: Sardinia

May 1, 2018
Sardinia captivates travellers far and wide with its dreamy beaches, turquoise-blue waters and the g...

Need-to-Knows for Boating Abroad

May 1, 2018
 When you’re sailing a UK registered boat from the UK to any other country, you’ll need paperwork fo...

5 Easy Meals for Onboard Your Motor Cruiser

May 1, 2018
Cooking aboard your vessel can be a challenge (especially depending on the size of your kitchen area...

Everything You Need to Sail to Another Country

May 1, 2018
One of the most thrilling aspects of owning a boat is the potential to explore the globe; setting sa...

5 Tips for Boating with Pets

May 1, 2018
For many, spending time on the water is a whole family affair, so of course you want to include your...

5 Tips for Naming Your Motor Cruiser

May 1, 2018
 One of the joys of getting a new boat is giving it a name, but thinking of the perfect one can be a...

Top Things To Do in Dartmouth

May 1, 2018
Nestled on the banks of the idyllic River Dart, Dartmouth is a thriving port town that’s delightful ...

Topics Motor Cruiser

How to Search for a Boat's History

May 1, 2018
Buying a boat signifies the beginning of new adventures, new memories and lots of laughter! Whether ...

Isles of Scilly: Weekend Guide

May 1, 2018
The Isles of Scilly are one of Southern England’s best kept secrets and if you’re a boat owner you h...

The Best Places to Lunch in Brighton

May 1, 2018
Whether you’re passing through for a whistle-stop tour or going for a leisurely long weekend, there ...

Discover the Most Scenic Walks in the South of England

May 1, 2018
Home to lush green pastures, ancient architecture and awe-inspiring coastlines, the south of England...

Topics Motor Cruiser

2018 Boat and Yacht Shows

May 1, 2018
Boat shows are a good opportunity to mingle with fellow mariners, exchange tips and advice and keep ...

3 Ways to Keep Warm Whilst Boating in Winter

May 1, 2018
Preparing yourself for winter aboard is crucial for safe and comfortable sailing. Dressing for colde...

Fun Activities for Kids on the Water

May 1, 2018
  It’s a well known fact that kids get bored pretty easily, but there’s plenty of ways that you can ...

How To Store Your Motor Cruiser Documentation Digitally

May 1, 2018
So if you’re a boat owner, you’re probably already aware of the issue of how to store your important...

Topics MyBoat, Tips