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Alan and Geraldine Sinfield on Tante Helena

Tante Helena sailors complete their survivors' challenge

Fri, 29 Aug 2014

Both Alan and Geraldine Sinfield have been diagnosed with cancer, a disease they lost their former spouses too

First UK tidal array project agrees funding

The Crown Estate has committed to invest...

Southerly Yachts folds again

It comes just 13 months after the brand was...

360,000 Crinan Canal investment

The opening of the new facilities building...


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.


Trailer Tyre Pressures

Tyres 185 x R13s

4 wheel trailer.

Seaclear - stitching tracks together

I'd like to stitch together several days of...

Fender full of water

I found a big fender washed up on the beach....

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...'