Motor boat and sailing news from Practical Boat Owner magazine

Despite no official communique from the company itself, reports from Germany on Friday (20 April) indicate that Bavaria Yachts has gone into administration. The company employs over 500 people in…

Image on the poster for the film Manry at Sea

When Robert Manry landed at Falmouth, Cornwall, 78 days after seeing out from Falmouth, Massachusetts, he became an inspiration to generations of small boat sailers. Now, a new documentary, Manry at…

Dave Selby in blue jumper with his dog. He will be speaking at the London Boat Show

PBO columnist Dave Selby will be appearing in the PBO Theatre at the London Boat Show to talk about Marlin’s Mission and sign copies of his new book, The Impractical…

The new leaders of the Volvo Ocean Race dressed in white polo shirts standing next to water

Richard Brisius and Johan Salén have been appointed as president and co-president of the Volvo Ocean Race, taking over from the outgoing chief executive, Mark Turner.