MAIB Safety Digest

Lessons learned from a tragic speedboat ride, a "case of bad gas" and an incident involving a capsized yacht that had lost its keel, in the second MAIB Safety Digest…

Optimised Outer Harbour Project layout Sept 2016

Cowes Harbour Commission's proposed additional dredge areas aim to improve the safety of navigation along the Inner Fairway's eastern perimeter, remove the shoal off No 1. buoy, and increase the…

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.