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Key Benefits of Life at Sea

Thursday, 7 June 2018 12:32:39 Europe/London

Years ago, it may have been unheard of to up sticks and opt for a simple life without the shackles of a house mortgage. That’s right, we’re talking about choosing to live on a boat, and trade grass and flower beds to having the sea as your back garden. 
Nowadays, people are becoming more open-minded and are opting for a simple life on a boat, and there are a fair few reasons as to why. 

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3 of the Most Expensive Lost Ocean Treasure Hauls

Thursday, 31 May 2018 09:52:05 Europe/London

The lure of lost hauls of treasure is one that most people can relate too. The maritime world is one of the best sources of these kind of tales and many explorers to this day are still looking for that elusive treasure jackpot. Whether it is buried pirate treasure or riches that were lost due to a ship sinking, there are still many rumoured ocean hauls to be found. 

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3 of the Most Unusual Sea Creatures to Look Out For

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 09:32:01 Europe/London

If you have spent any time on the oceans around the world, chances are you will have come across your fair share of amazing sea creatures. Nature has a wonderful way of surprising us and this is as true on the sea or under the waves as it is on land. There really is nothing better than snorkelling in crystal clear waters to find unique looking sea creatures or spotting them from the deck. 

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How to Deal With Pests on Your Boat

Monday, 30 April 2018 16:49:30 Europe/London

You might think that, on the water, you'll be safe from most pests, but animals can still wreak havoc on your vessel if you're not careful. No matter what condition you keep your boat in, certain creatures will still want access. With that in mind, here are some key tips for dealing with pests on your boat.

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Prepare to Prep Your Decking

Monday, 23 April 2018 16:26:00 Europe/London

Decking is something which looks fantastic when it’s newly installed. With a little maintenance using the right deck painting equipment, you can keep your decking in the best possible condition and avoid them falling into a state of disrepair. 

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Can You Ever Get Perfect Potable Water from Your On-Board Tank?

Monday, 9 April 2018 09:36:42 Europe/London

When you’re on a boat, you’re more than likely going to be surrounded by water. It’s an easy source for many of the boat’s industrial purposes. But what about drinking water? Even if you’re storing water in a tank, there’s no way to be sure that the contents of that tank remain safe to drink, and free of harmful bacteria and algae. It’s too easy for contamination to occur as the water flows through the pipes, picking up whatever is in the system along the way to the tap.

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The History of Chandlery: From Mediaeval Homes to the World Wide Web

Wednesday, 4 April 2018 10:19:10 Europe/London

If you have landed on our website and you are reading this post, you probably already know that a 'chandler' is a marine supplies specialist. If you did not, there is your first lesson for today! Our store is a 'chandlery', and at Offshore Supply we are the 'chandlers' who run it. But do you know where the name comes from, or how the role developed? Let's take a look at the history - and future - of chandlery.

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Making the Step to Become a Liveaboard

Tuesday, 27 March 2018 14:04:08 Europe/London

In times of expensive housing, simple living, and more flexible working, more people are giving up their bricks and mortar homes to live aboard boats.

Becoming a liveaboard might sound idyllic but there are some steps you need to be aware of before you leap aboard.

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Buying a Boat 101

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 11:25:06 Europe/London

So, you've decided to buy a boat and spend quality time on the water with family and friends, but you're unsure exactly how to go about this. The following tips should help clarify matters and provide the assistance needed to help get you leading a part-time life on the water.

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Top Tips for First Time Cruisers

Thursday, 1 March 2018 10:19:00 Europe/London

Taking to the open ocean like the explorers of old used to do is a dream for all of us, but it can be a little daunting if you have little to no experience of being out on the waves in a boat. But we’ve come up with a couple of tips for any budding sailors out there to help you become super skippers in no time at all.

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