'If you use Digital Selective Calling (DSC) radio correctly we will be able to locate you within moments', say UK Coastguard rescuers
Olympic Finn class gold medallist Giles Scott, Round the Island Race record setter Brian Thompson, and Clipper Race crewman Gavin Reid, have been shortlisted for the 2016 boats.com YJA Yachtsman…
A new taxation law affecting yachts in Greece still appears to be in a stalemate position with no forward movement since the law was confirmed in August.
'Whilst we are all delighted to have succeeded, it is extremely worrying to see this lack of ice so starkly', says expedition leader David Hempleman-Adam
Boat owners wishing to carry out cleaning and hull inspection while their yachts are still in the water may be interested in a new underwater drone called the Keelcrab.
An upturned vessel spotted some six miles west of Land's End sparked a search for possible missing crew.
PBO editor David Pugh said: 'It's a great deal, and actually it's £2.40 cheaper than our best boat show offer.'
The new e-motion Rudder Drive could revolutionise the way sailing yachts are propelled.
The UK Coastguard has released details about a 'life or death' search and rescue helicopter mission to rescue an unwell crewman from a vessel 180 miles offshor
The Princess Royal officially opened the 30th anniversary event; Flyboarding champion Sonnie Bean was injured but show organisers say he is on the mend.
All aboard Scotland’s Boat Show, the largest boat show in the country and the largest brokerage (pre-owned) show in the United Kingdom with 16,000 visitors last year.
"I know I won't win" says PBO columnist and charity challenger Dave who wants to be nominated for Yachtsman of the Year to ram home the message that cost is…
Chief Inspector of Marine Accidents criticises Royal Navy's 'reluctance' to engage in an investigation into the collision between a dived Royal Navy submarine and the trawler Karen, east of Ardglass,…
Three basking sharks have been tagged in the proposed Sea of the Hebrides Nature Conservation Marine Protected Area, a globally important hotspot for basking sharks.
The Volvo Ocean Race is making a major rule change to give world-class female sailors a much clearer pathway to compete at the highest level of offshore sailing in the…
The skipper of a barge has been fined £500 and more than £2,000 in costs, after pleading guilty to dumping rubbish at sea.
Inshore and inland lifeboat charities across the UK are being encouraged to bid for part of a £1million fund supporting rescue services in local communities.
With just a week to go there’s still time to nominate your yachting hero for the 2016 boats.com YJA Yachtsman and Young Sailor of the Year awards.
Following an extensive Maritime & Coastguard Agency investigation into the circumstances surrounding the loss of the Cheeki Rafiki, a decision has been made by the Crown Prosecution Service to bring…
In the November 2016 issue of Practical Boat Owner...