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.

Dave Selby in blue jumper with his dog. He will be speaking at the London Boat Show

PBO columnist Dave Selby will be appearing in the PBO Theatre at the London Boat Show to talk about Marlin’s Mission and sign copies of his new book, The Impractical…

The new leaders of the Volvo Ocean Race dressed in white polo shirts standing next to water

Richard Brisius and Johan Salén have been appointed as president and co-president of the Volvo Ocean Race, taking over from the outgoing chief executive, Mark Turner.

On sale now! This month's PBO features a round-up of the successful Scotland's Boat Show and plenty of brilliant features on sail and power boats – new and second-hand –…

An underwater archaeologist working on the projtect wreck, Rooswijk which is deemed heritage at risk

The recently published Heritage at Risk Register reveals four of the 52 protected wreck sites around England's coast are under threat