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…
Find out how to thicken and sheath ropes to stop them slipping in a clutch in this extract from Splicing Modern Ropes, by Jan-Willem Polman
Dr Ed Reeves outlines a variety of treatments intended to alleviate the misery of seasickness – while noting that prevention is better than cure, in this extract from Heavy Weather
The Olympic sailing stars who will be helping to officially open the Southampton Boat Show on Friday 16 September 2016 have been announced.
Newly-qualified RYA Day Skipper Laura Hodgetts charters a yacht around the Sporades islands and the Gulf of Volos
Golem went for £95,000 in an unreserved Government auction - far less that the £300,000 it sold for a couple of years ago, while Albernina sold for £14,750
A 39ft (12m) yacht that ran aground while leaving James Watt Dock Marina, with three people and a small dog on board, later sank while under tow.
Two adults and two children were taken to hospital after the speedboat they were travelling on collided with a stationary vessel in Oulton Broad, Suffolk.
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A Day Skipper Practical course gives PBO news editor Laura Hodgetts first-hand insights into man overboard recovery, mooring alongside under power, passage planning and much more
In 1968, the original Golden Globe Race was widely regarded as ‘a voyage for madmen’. But where does that leave the 34 men and one woman who are signed up…
After a quick stop in Cherbourg, the fleet departed towards Guernsey with a light westerly breeze pushing them along. The crew of Midnight Wanderer said they were ‘blessed with blue…
Seized drug and weapon smuggling boats - the 57ft yacht Golem and the 38ft motor cruiser Albernina - will be auctioned this evening with no reserve.
UK gas and electricity supplier DONG Energy has launched its East Coast Community Fund, a sum of money worth approximately £465,000 each year for a 20-year period. The fund is…
Following a sunrise departure from Haslar Marina, Gosport, ARC Channel Islands rallygoers celebrated reaching Cherbourg, France after a 70nm passage.
The single-handed sailor had taken on quite a lot of water in bad weather through the night and his yacht's engine had failed - he needed a tow to safety.
The Transocean Winner drilling rig that ran aground in bad weather on the Isle of Lewis nearly two weeks ago has been refloated, stabilised and is being towed to safer…
An estimated £80million-worth of cocaine have been seized from a British-registered converted fishing trawler off the coast of Falmouth in Cornwall
Castletownbere lifeboat volunteers spent 12 hours battling storm-force conditions to rescue a single-handed yachtsman 45 miles south of Mizen head in West Cork.
Transocean plans to refloat the 17,000-tonne rig over the high water tonight and tow it to Broad Bay on the east coast of the Isle of Lewis
Steve, Kaz, Harry Pointon and crew have completed a circumnavigation of the UK in their 28ft yacht Tikka. The challenge took 11 weeks and covered 2,302 miles, raising more than…