Photo credit: Gosport NCI & GAFIRS

Rescuers were launched three times last weekend to assist two yachts and a catamaran in distress in the Solent. Lifeboat crews from Gosport & Fareham Inshore Rescue Service (GAFIRS), based…

Pat Manley

Pat Manley, a long-time contributor to PBO and who regularly featured in our Ask the Experts pages, passed away on 5 September.

The Skud-18 duo Alex Rickham and Niki Birrell win bronze in the Rio Paralympic Games. Credit: Richard Langdon/World Sailing

With gold and bronze Paralympic medals, Helena Lucas is Britain’s most successful Paralympic sailor ever. While Alex Rickham and Niki Birrell were “elated” to achieve another bronze Paralympic medal.