Winch handle pockets degrade over time and end up looking dirty and messy – so stick them on with industrial-strength Velcro and keep them down below when the boat’s not…
Give the o rings a smear
...and how to stop it cracking
An elastic band is your saviour...
Use the mainsail to blanket it
How much should you tighten the nuts?
The PBO 'family' share their boat-owning treats, trials and tribulations
Heat the scraper, not the paint!
Flexible scrapers are best
Speed up the job and get a better finish with this deck paint tip
A tip to make it easier
Squirrel some away on board
Don't skimp on the wet/dry sandpaper
Why not mount it on the washboards?
How to know where they are
Engine kaput? The kicking strap is your friend
Try a gloved finger
Tips for a good finish
How to make a grippy surface