Size matters

Unless you're fortunate enough to own a super yacht, the cabin space on the average privately owned boat tends to range from small to titchy. Which, for most boat owners, is fine - as most infinitely prefer their time spent above deck than below. But when size matters as it does in the cabin space...

Five ways to sail

Sail away into a better night's sleep on your boat courtesy of a Millbrook Boat Mattress.   Our clients so often tells us they simply weren't aware of the level of choice and the level of sleep comfort achievable on a boat.   When it comes to the quality and luxurious design of a Millbrook...

National Seafarers Week 2017

When we think of sailing, many of us will tend to think of extra special leisure time and activities spent on the water, afternoons spent watching regattas and perhaps following the pursuits of sailing teams competing in global events.   As an 'island nation' it's perhaps surprising that far fewer of us will immediately think...

The Great Cabin

You've had a long day's sail. As the captain of your boat, whether yours is the only sleeping area or one of several, you should have a great cabin.   Anyone with a basic grasp of maritime history will know that the 'Great Cabin' was the name given to the captain's cabin. The Great Cabin...

Southampton Sailing Week

Visit Southampton between 24th and 29th May 2017 and you could be part of the city's first ever Southampton Sailing Week event.   Here at Millbrook Boat Mattresses, Southampton is our hometown and it's waterfront location holds a huge amount of significance to our company's heritage and the business we do today. Southampton Water is...

At one with nature

  There's something about being on the ocean that epitomises the feeling of being at one with nature. Good for the body, spirit, soul and mind, getting back to the elements can help us to relax more deeply and to have time away to process events and changes in our lives.   Nowhere is nature...

Lounge

When is your bed also your lounging space, and possibly even your dining space?   No we're not thinking about the smallest of small New York apartments, or cramped London bedsit, we're actually thinking about your boat.   Depending on the size of your boat, the chances are most boat owners have limited cabin space...

Savouring the opportunity

Most of us cannot have failed to notice the wealth of whimsical signs and homewares available to buy these days that posit little nuggets of insight…   ‘Life’s not about the destination, it’s about the journey’   ‘Take note of the little things, one day you’ll realise they were the big things’   ‘Time you…

Refreshing

January's over and, the further we get into February, we are rewarded with refreshing glimpses that springtime won't be too long coming. It may be the sight of snowdrops in the garden, the odd unseasonably warm afternoon or the fact that you're only scraping your windscreen once a week instead of every day. But these...
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