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Southerly Yachts. Credit: Barry Pickthall/PPL

Southerly Yachts folds again

About 2 hours ago

It comes just 13 months after the brand was ‘rescued' from an earlier receivership

360,000 Crinan Canal investment

The opening of the new facilities building...

Southampton Boat Show will support the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation

The end of the 2014 show will coincide with...

Cancer-fighting sailor Lori Murdock completes epic voyage

Lori has completed her sail around the UK...


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.


New Batteries

I will be replacing my two house batteries...

House battery seems not to charge.

I have started my moody 30 engine about 20...

Should the spreader caps hold the shroud in place?

It's never occurred to me as I've not...

PBO Project Boat Hantu Biru

Video: PBO Project Boat Hantu Biru sets sail

Bought on eBay for £510 back in 2011, the Snapdragon 23 boat's restoration is now complete

PBO reader survey 2014

Complete PBO questionnaire for chance to win iPad mini

Complete the Practical Boat Owner reader survey and you'll be entered into a draw to win an iPad mini

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.

Dave Selby cartoon Sept 2014

Dave Selby podcast: 'Mad About The Boat'

'Looks like you're about to enjoy your first race win, Dave...'