A salute to the Sailfish, ‘a pert piece of politburo polyester for the masses’
For a sailor in distress, golf is the thin end of the wedge, writes PBO columnist Dave Selby.
‘Where’s Bart?’ That’s the question I was asked more than any other after my epic 338-mile two-month voyage to Southampton, writes PBO columnist Dave Selby.
Why the art of anchoring is something to be shared, like it or not
Marlin's Mission has reached Southampton, marking the end of a 338-mile voyage in an 18ft Sailfish that has raised £3,650, yet PBO columnist Dave Selby has vowed: 'This is just…
PBO columnist Dave Selby and his Sailfish 18 Marlin will be leading a flotilla of small, affordable boats to Southampton's Town Quay at 8.30am tomorrow, Tuesday 13 September, ahead of…
Emboldened by the lack of response to his first PBO practical article, Dave pledges to reveal how to remove your own appendix at sea
More sailing boats on the water than ever before at Europe’s biggest boating festival: but most importantly, show organisers are letting Dave Selby loose!
I hope you’ll join me for the next leg of Marlin’s Mission, either in your boats or aboard Marlin, says Dave Selby
If you’re simultaneously a bit shallow yet out of your depth when it comes to echo-sounders, a cup of tea can confer great dividends
PBO's Dave Selby, who is battling a rare nerve illness, won a tense race against time to sail his 18ft Sailfish to London before his legs gave way.
Formerly ohmless and happy, ‘analogue Dave’ is now going digital
Dave Selby's 300-mile voyage in a Sailfish 18 has begun but some 'mucky weather' is hampering progress...
Dave Selby sets sail on his 18ft Sailfish Marlin on a 300-mile voyage to the Southampton Boat show to promote the joys of small boat ownership and raise money for…
Marlin's Mission is underway as Dave Selby heads off from Maldon on his Sailfish 18
PBO columnist Dave Selby has set a date for his charity challenge that aims to encourage more people to get afloat and raise funds for a worthy cause.
PHEW! In fact DOUBLE PHEW! Marlin’s in the boat shed at last, writes Dave Selby sorts out his trailer and takes to the road...
The real cost of engineering solutions to a problem that didn’t exist in the first place, muses PBO columnist Dave Selby.
The Sailfish community has mobilised to help Marlin’s Mission get afloat safely, as Dave Selby prepares to head off on his charity voyage to the Southampton Boat Show.
I’m so daunted by the enormity of Marlin’s Mission I’ve fled to Sardinia to spend a week with friends on a boat before I really get stuck into all the…