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.

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...

On sale now! Read all about electric deck gear, trading under sail, the latest kit boat from James Wharram designs and how to turn a Fairey tender into a sailing…

Adlard Coles Nautical has published the following corrections for the PBO Small Craft Alamanac 2018 (available from bookharbour.com), which are available to download for free below: The corrections consist of…