Singing on passage to keep spirits buoyant can sometimes have the reverse effect.
'If you bring a van round to my garage, I’ll give you the rest...’
‘Wait for meeee...’
‘Sorry Dave, there’s no room for your boat in your shed. This area’s always been used for drinking tea: it’s the way of the waterfront...’
'The advent of selfie-steering gear...'
'Looks like you're about to enjoy your first race win, Dave...'
Cartoonist Claudia Myatt has been bringing PBO’s Dave Selby columns to life through comedy boating scenes for more than eight years. A selection of 12 designs are also now available…
'So there I was, unreefed in a hurricane off Bradwell, when I had to decide whether or not to amputate...'
'I see Tarquin's estimate has arrived...'
'I don't know what's more stressful: going sailing or not going sailing...'
'He thought it would be easier than refixing his mainsheet cleats the right way round...'
PBO's Dave Selby shares some amusing advice on how to make the most of boat jumble bargains, as buyers or sellers, ahead of the Beaulieu Boatjumble.
This month's special and unique podcast features Dave Selby actually singing...while sober
'Bailers? Certainly. Do you want skimmed, semi-skimmed or full fat?'
'So much nicer being on a proper boat, isn't it, darling...'
'Can't understand why we always have the river to ourselves at this time of year...'
Grease is the word
When floorboards float
Sailors getting all of a lather
'Oh, we're a great team: he provides the boat, I bring the biscuits...'