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…
A boatsman who ran aground in gale-force weather was airlifted to safety by the UK Coastguard search and rescue helicopter from Walpole Bay, Kent yesterday morning.
Rescuers were tasked to assist the crew of a 36ft motor boat yesterday after it caught fire in the Solent yesterday.
‘Oh no!’ What the jet-skier said just before hitting the Red Jet ferry, reveals the man who captured the moment on camera
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Here’s to a learning environment. Editor David Pugh welcomes you to the latest issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine.
‘Where’s Bart?’ That’s the question I was asked more than any other after my epic 338-mile two-month voyage to Southampton, writes PBO columnist Dave Selby.
One immediate thing that jumps out is the light weight of the oilskins. They are by far the lightest oilskins I’ve ever owned – and thus the least constrictive to…
Sailing in winter sounds like a cold and tricky business – but if you take some simple precautions there should be nothing stopping you - here's how
A vital piece of kit in any boat cockpit, Alex Bell and a PBO test team check out popular handheld radios for effectiveness and ease of use
PBO's Secret 20 kit-boat starts to look boat-shaped in short order
"I packed my grab bag with passport etc at one point... to be ready for the worst but Nereida rode the big seas well despite a lot of shaking and…
The Yanmar 1GM10 is a great little engine, which starts first time and runs reliably: but there are one or two design flaws. The worst is that the raw water…
'The yachtsman regrets not calling for help until it was too late' said an RNLI Happisburgh spokesman
Charmian Entwistle shares the rich history of a port fit for kings
A woman with a head injury was airlifted from Stokes Bay on Sunday after she was evacuated from a sailing yacht by Gosport & Fareham Inshore Rescue Service (GAFIRS).
'If you use Digital Selective Calling (DSC) radio correctly we will be able to locate you within moments', say UK Coastguard rescuers
Olympic Finn class gold medallist Giles Scott, Round the Island Race record setter Brian Thompson, and Clipper Race crewman Gavin Reid, have been shortlisted for the 2016 boats.com YJA Yachtsman…
A new taxation law affecting yachts in Greece still appears to be in a stalemate position with no forward movement since the law was confirmed in August.
'Whilst we are all delighted to have succeeded, it is extremely worrying to see this lack of ice so starkly', says expedition leader David Hempleman-Adam