First published in 1967, Practical Boat Owner is acknowledged as the best title in the world for boat maintenance and repair advice, together with seamanship skills relevant to both novices and seasoned sailors alike.
It provides trustworthy advice and information for boaters by highly experienced marine journalists.
Our editorial team members are also typical readers – buying a boat for £500 on eBay and slowly restoring it through a series of published features over four years.

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…

Grab a copy of the June issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine for summer DIY tips, a used boat comparison test between the Feeling 36 & 39 plus so much

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…

In the May issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine we unveil the secrets of vacuum infusion boatbuilding and review some of the best new and second-hand trailable daysailers...

Pick up a copy of the April issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine for amazing new practical ideas, to brush up on some basic seamanship manoeuvres or enjoy a taste…

On sale now! The latest issue of Practical Boat Owner offers downwind sailing advice, a guide to winter propeller checks and some secret Greek cruising tips...