Boat-owner's diary PBO Sept 2011

The PBO 'family' share their boat-owning treats, trials and tribulations

Boat-owner's Diary July 2011

The PBO 'family' share their boat-owning treats, trials and tribulations

top-spots-map

Readers share favourite places to anchor, moor and explore

Across channel with aIS

PBO’s Sarah Norbury tried out AIS on a summer cruise to Brittany. Did it make crossing the shipping lanes any easier?

Chile to Cape Horn

Yachting journalist and TV producer, Digby Fox, crews aboard The Blizzard, a custom Radford schooner on a four-week voyage south from Puerto Montt, in the Golfo de Corcovedo.

Lifejacket test

Watch footage of the PBO lifejacket test in the RNLI lifeboat college pool

Liferaft test by PBO

Watch a range of lifejackets being tested in the RNLI's lifeboat college pool.

Expert advice

Our experts' guide to corrosion, sails, hulls and decks, outboards and electrics