Bart Selby, the dog of columnist Dave Selby, shares his thoughts on sailing for the June 2015 issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine.
PBO columnist Dave Selby finds that a yacht club work day provides an opportunity to drink limitless cups of tea while converting a Sailfish into an ornamental planter.
In his latest boating podcast, Dave Selby issues a bewildered salute to those splinter group members for whom leaky wooden boats seem to exercise an irresistible appeal...
Dave Selby explains the WC arrangements on a Sailfish to a keen novice sailor who speaks almost entirely in acronyms...
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...'
Tradition, honed over several days, is the richly ironic watchword when City-bred shipwrights meet the East Coast’s dyed-in-the-wool splatcherites, says columnist Dave Selby
'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...'