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05th April, 2018

Country Guide: Croatia

Country guide: Croatia   Pros Cons ●     Thousands of islands to explore ●     You could find yourself caught out by surprise winds ●     Rich in historical and cultural sites ●     Coastal towns effectively shut down

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Boat vs Villa
28th March, 2018

Boat vs Villa: A not-at-all-biased guide to your holiday

Villa holidays have long been one of the dominant choices for holidaymakers looking to grab a bit of sun. The self-catered, independent feel of villa holidays have attracted millions of people looking to avoid the trappings of a hotel. Villas give you all the comfort and

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09th March, 2018

What to expect when you borrow a boat

Here at Borrow a Boat, we love sailing and want to ensure that absolutely everyone has the opportunity to share in our passion. Whether you’re a seasoned sailor making sure that the necessities will be on board, or a total newbie with no idea of what to expect when you

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25th December, 2017

Merry Christmas sailors!

Merry Christmas!  As the year draws to a close I wanted to send a last message of the year - and what a year's it's been for Borrow A Boat! We've grown to 13,000 boats this year, in more than 60 countries, completed 2 funding rounds on our growth journey and the

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24th November, 2017

Captain’s Log

Captain's Log Thank you to all who came to our Meet The Founder Event in St Katharine's Dock on Wednesday evening. And a special thank you to one of our boat owners Bill for the use of their boat for the evening; it provided a fabulous setting. It was great to be able

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22nd November, 2017

Black Friday – 10% off charter fees

What could be a better Christmas present than the experience of being on the water? Whether it be a bonding family holiday, a romantic escape, an intrepid time with pals or a luxury weekend on a super-yacht... there is something for everyone. We are offering a 10%

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Sam Fortescue
18th November, 2017

Captain’s Log

Captain's Log   Dear Boat-lover! We’ve some rather exciting news!  Renowned boating and sailing journalist and industry figure, Sam Fortescue, has just invested in Borrow A Boat and will also be joining our writing team. Not only does it get us a step closer to

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17th July, 2017

Top 10 Boating Destinations for Families – Zoë’s Top Tens

The school summer holidays are rapidly approaching (or may have already started for some lucky souls!!), and if you haven’t had time to book your family holiday; want ideas to fill a long weekend or spare week, or perhaps you have booked a holiday but want to add an

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