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Bart's Bash_Clipper 70s on the Solent for Barts Bash

Bartís Bash sets a new Guinness World Record

About 16 hours ago

...the global event in honour of Andrew 'Bart' Simpson has been confirmed as the Largest Sailing Race ever held

PBO Project Boat: Southampton Boat Show 2014 guestbook

More than 55 comments from visitors to the PBO...

Strong sales at the 2014 PSP Southampton Boat Show

Glorious weather and an improving economy...

Bart's Bash race in Vassiliki, Greece

Sarah Norbury, PBO's Contributing Editor,...


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 12v/240v fridge

I scrapped my old fridge last year and am now...

Anyone tell me what this is for?

found in my yacht?

Retro-fitting self tacking foresail??

A friend came sailing with us recently and is...

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.

Podcast October 2014

Dave Selby podcast: 'Mad About The Boat'

'The advent of selfie-steering gear...'