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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.

It is claimed that the island of Bornholm has more sunny days than anywhere else in Denmark. In summer the sun does certainly seem to shine constantly, and a high…

Oban. Credit: William Milne

The berthing facility will see the creation of 36 finger-berth pontoons and a concrete floating breakwater, providing flexible short-stay capacity for boats of various sizes.

Beaulieu preview

Beaulieu celebrates its ruby Boatjumble on Sunday 23 April, while PBO brings a golden line-up to the Ask the Experts marquee in honour of our 50th year

PBO May 2017 cover

In the May 2017 issue of Practical Boat Owner...

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Invasive Species Week will be raising awareness of the importance of doing your bit to stop the spread of invasive plants and animals in British waters