Friday the 13th might be unlucky for some, but not for British skipper Alex Thomson who has pulled back 85 crucial miles on Vendée Globe leader Armel Le Cléac'h in…
UK boat owners have voted for Largs Yacht Haven and and Poole Quay Boat Haven as UK Coastal Marinas of the Year 2017 as part of the prestigious Yacht Harbour…
A man in his 50’s has been taken to hospital believed to be suffering with flash burns and hypothermia, following a boat fire off St Mary’s Island, Chatham Maritime, on…
"This funding could result in longer lasting wave converters that are better able to harness the power of the sea and more efficiently turn it into renewable energy"
Zara Roberts from Scarborough has been awarded the RYA Yachtmaster of the Year 2016 for her exceptional performance across all aspects of the examination.
Ten days since his world quite literally came crashing down around him, Irish skipper Enda O'Coineen says he is still contemplating his next move.
Profoundly deaf, amateur sailor Gavin Reid has beaten “his heroes”, Giles Scott and Brian Thompson, to be named the boats.com 2016 YJA Yachtsman of the Year.
One hundred young people in recovery from cancer will be taking part in an extraordinary challenge - sailing around Britain in a national relay, celebrating achievement and realising potential.
British sailor Alex Thomson has regained ground on arch rival Armel Le Cléac'h following a frustrating 24 hours in the Doldrums for the Vendée Globe leader.
Following a spate of incidents, UK Coastguard has issued some timely advice for enjoying the UK coast safely without putting yourself in danger.
The objective of the initiative is to inform and educate boat owners regarding the hazards associated with antifouling their boats.
The London Boat Show kicks off the 2017 boating calendar, showcasing what the global sailing and marine world has to offer, with close to 400 boats on display.
Award-winning TV star, model and activist, Joanna Lumley has officially opened the Sunseeker International stand at the London Boat Show.
A family of four received help when their yacht ran aground near Bembridge Harbour, on the east coast of the Isle of Wight.
Cruising community remembers the inspiration behind East Coast Pilot
Brain power is still best for calculating weather, wind and tidal information, says Dick Everitt
British yachtswoman Jeanne Socrates still has her sights set on becoming the the oldest person to sail non-stop, solo and unassisted around the world, despite having to wait until September…
Dame Ellen MacArthur, Olympic champion and World Sailor of the Year Saskia Clark and yachtswoman Dee Caffari are among the many big name guests confirmed for this year’s London Boat…
Boat lovers: show your enthusiasm. Editor David Pugh welcomes you to the latest issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine.
PBO reader John Apps sails to St Helena, an island so full of superlatives he has to pinch himself to ensure he didn’t dream his visit