Before the stringers, deck beams and hull sides go on was a good opportunity to add hatches to our Secret 20 build. These will allow access to the bilges -and…

Once all the frames had been installed on the keel (see our last update), it was time to break out the laser level again and go around, truing up the…

Bilge cleaners on test

Ben Meakins gets down and dirty in the pursuance of the most effective way to clean oily, malodorous bilges

A better shower pump

John Edwards suggests a more efficient way to empty your shower tray

PBO April issue cover

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

When I bought Crusader, my Aqua Star Ocean Ranger 33, the table arrangement in the wheelhouse/saloon left a bit to be desired. Although the table itself was a beautiful piece…

Cockpit table are great things on any boat but where to stow them when they’re not in use is always a headache. We saw the perfect arrangement for us on…