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Cowes breakwater construction - laying the geotextile membrane.  Boskalis Westminster

Breakwater construction work pause for Cowes Week

About 16 hours ago

But the exclusion zone will remain in place throughout the 2014 Cowes Week regatta

New website links up marine business services in Gosport

A one-stop shop for yachtsmen and visiting...

Sunseeker MD Stewart McIntyre to step down

Wanda Group is seeking a new Chief Executive...

New report takes stock of jellyfish in UK seas

2013 proved a record year for jellyfish...

BayRaider

Video: BayRaider Expedition on test

Meet the two-berth 20-footer that can be trailed behind a hatchback and launched in less than 15 minutes.

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Deep cycle batteries

I realise that battery threads are only second...


Replacement batteries

Hi.
My domestic batteries are in need of...


Avon rubber valves

Hi all, just acquired an old Avon with the...


Topcoating the PBO Project Boat

Video: Top-coating the PBO Project Boat

We paint the hull and deck of our Snapdragon 23 with two-pack polyurethane topcoat

Salona 35

Video: Salona 35 on test

A family cruiser that's fast, fun to sail and capable of winning races?

Glossary of nautical terms

Don't know a sampan from a sampson post? Perplexed by parrels, pelorus or pirogues? Harrassed by a harmattan? Welcome to the PBO glossary containing over 1,500 words, from simple sea terms to archaic sayings and ancient nautical nomenclature.

seamiles Dave Selby podcast August 2014 issue

Dave Selby's 'Mad about the Boat' podcast

'So there I was, unreefed in a hurricane off Bradwell, when I had to decide whether or not to amputate...'