Charmian Entwistle recommends Castlebay, Barra as a charming stopping-off point when visiting the Outer Hebrides...
It is claimed that the island of Bornholm has more sunny days than anywhere else in Denmark. In summer the sun does certainly seem to shine constantly, and a high…
PBO reader John Apps sails to St Helena, an island so full of superlatives he has to pinch himself to ensure he didn’t dream his visit
Charmian Entwistle shares the rich history of a port fit for kings
Newly-qualified RYA Day Skipper Laura Hodgetts charters a yacht around the Sporades islands and the Gulf of Volos
With a summer holiday being firmly rooted in the French canals, Richard Hare agreed to have the family cat aboard. The plan cost less than keeping Polly in a cattery…
Kate and Jonny Harrison dreamed of a round-the-world backpacking tour to Australia – but then their plans took a nautical turn
Laura Hodgetts talks to the skippers of 20 boats on the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC), ‘the biggest downwind gear test of the year’
Thinking about an ocean passage? Here's some top tips from Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) sailors...
Charmian Entwistle recommends a visit to the Isle of Canna, a handy stop-off en route to or from Skye or the Outer Hebrides, but also an alluring destination in its…
As PBO prepares to say goodbye to its much-loved project boat, Ben Meakins recalls Hantu Biru’s farewell cruise in the Kyles of Bute
We took the PBO Project Boat on a shakedown sail - across the Channel and back! Read on to find out how Hantu Biru got on...
Frank Cowper published the first amateur cruising guides 120 years ago. Ben Meakins reads Cowper’s Sailing Tours and plans his own passage, reflecting on sailing then and now
In a bid to bring archaic navigation information into the 21st century, Bob Bradfield has been on a one-man crusade to update charts of Scottish anchorages
Expert advice for tricks and tips for better sailing on rivers
PBO’s unique annual guide features 259 coastal marinas around the British Isles with regional and national price rankings, plus information on the facilities available. Compiled by Laura Kitching
David Rainsbury encounters otters, puffins, Fingal’s Cave and fell-walkers on a leisurely cruise among the glorious Western Isles
Carlton Douglas takes his 21ft Westerly Jouster for a fortnight’s cruise to Brittany and back, with stops in St Helier and Herm on the homeward leg
John and Yvonne Robinson put the spotlight on popular anchorages and moorings around Sark
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