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.

Prepare your boat for the adventure of a lifetime – a cruise round Britain – and the PBO Seadog Special: your guide to getting the ship's dog ready for a

Safe sailing strategies and practical ideas, this month, including a step-by-step to repairing spongy foam-cored decks and how to epoxy sheathe a small powerboat hull...

yachts on display at the London Boat Show

The 2019 edition of the London Boat Show has been cancelled by British Marine because of a lack of support

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...