Unsettled weather is heading our way in the lead-up to Christmas with Storm Barbara expected to strike the north and west of the UK tomorrow.
A delay involving the Harbour Infrastructure Funding Agreement has meant it will not be possible to start the Eastern Channel dredging works in January.
The coastguards have reached Thomas Ruyant’s boat and two sailors have gone on board with a pump. Thomas told his team that he now hopes he can save his boat.…
It is not too soon, as the situation has grown worse with the Vendée Globe boat sinking her bow down into the water.
Ruyant’s crash with an unidentified floating object - thought to be a shipping container - marks the fifth time a Vendée Globe competitor has struck something and been forced out…
The lifeboat crew were tasked to a yacht, about 10m in length anchored to the North Thanet buoy, some 13 miles east of Ramsgate, and on arrival at the scene…
In the February 2017 issue of Practical Boat Owner...
The World Sailing Speed Record Council (WSSRC) has officially ratified a new Cowes to Dinard monohull World Record for Phil Sharp and Class 40 yacht Imerys.
New pontoons have been installed and others repositioned to upgrade the access and design of the marina, and to increase the number of available berths...
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New inshore MCZs to protect Belfast Lough clams; rare black guillemots on Rathlin Island; seagrass meadows off Waterfoot; soft coral in Carlingford Lough.
‘This has really made my day and my Christmas', says Bernard Morley, of Grimsby, who has won more than £2,745 of quality boating gear in the PBO giveaway.
'As for what it means for the wider world of sailing – well, where racing design leads, cruising design often follows..." says PBO boat tester David Harding.
A £5million boost for Britain’s Kite Power Systems' kite power technology, which has the potential to transform the global offshore wind generation market.
Lone Australian yachtsman Shane Freeman has set sail on a 14,500-mile voyage to England in order to compete in the 2018 Golden Globe Race.
'It's brutal. Absolutely brutal. I do wonder why I do this sometimes", says Britain's Vendée Globe contender Alex Thomson
Fast action from nearby Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) crews helped save a boat from sinking, when fire broke out aboard the 1982 Swan 76 ketch Pauline af Skanör, in…
The 2017 edition of the Reeds PBO Small Craft Almanac is now available, offering many unique features for small craft sailors in the UK, Ireland and much of northern Europe.
PBO magazine and 14 other specialist Time Inc UK titles have joined forces to create the ultimate gift guide, with hundreds of recommended products.
After taking on water following a collision with an unidentified floating object in the South Indian Ocean, Vendée Globe's Kito de Pavant has been rescued.