French photographer Jean-Marie Liot won the main Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image 2016 award thanks to an extraordinary picture of the Vendée Globe yacht Safran, entirely submerged by a wave at…
50 years old, and still aspirational. Editor David Pugh welcomes you to the latest issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine.
For a sailor in distress, golf is the thin end of the wedge, writes PBO columnist Dave Selby.
The super-maxi Rambler 88 has broken the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) course record with a time of eight days, six hours, 29 minutes and 15 seconds .
Urgent genset repairs and a damaged gooseneck have forced the British yachtswoman to abandon her latest attempt at a record-breaking circumnavigation.
Police in Cornwall have issued a reminder to motorists to ensure towed items are properly secured after a yacht was abandoned for several hours at the side of a narrow…
Antifouling paint and dust is hazardous – protect yourself and the environment
The single-handed sailor aboard found he had no power, lights or VHF radio after several abortive attempts to start the boat’s engine.
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The BM39 yacht Noah was taking on significant volumes of water, the source of which could not be identified.
"Approximately 45 minutes after he had started the engine, the owner was discovered collapsed in the cabin."
The Marine Conservation Charity says 5p has been small price to pay for fewer carrier bags at the coast
A major incident was declared when a cargo ship lost power and steering and began taking on water after colliding with a rock barge off the coast of Dover.
The British skipper of Hugo Boss has managed to maintain a lead of 100 miles over his nearest rivals, Armel Le Cléac'h and Sébastien Josse in spite of damage to…
Following years and months of planning, plus two weeks of final preparations and provisioning, 212 ARC 2016 yachts set sail from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
Trail-blazing British yachtswoman Tracy Edwards is celebrating after securing the funds to bring the famous ocean racing yacht Maiden home.
The majority of Guernsey Harbours charges and mooring fees will rise by 1% in 2017.
The Government’s scientific advisors have provided proposals on where a final set of 50 Marine Conservation Zones are needed around England.
MP Suella Fernandes is urging boat owners to be vigilant about the growing problem of thefts from boats in the Solent area.
Although the average boat length is 15.51m (51ft), almost half of the boats sailing in the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers 2016 range from 40ft-50ft.