Prepare your boat for the adventure of a lifetime – a cruise round Britain – and the PBO Seadog Special: your guide to getting the…
Diesel bug can clog filters and starve your boat engine of fuel just when you need it most. Can diesel bug treatments kill it off? We test 12 to find
Emboldened by the lack of response to his first PBO practical article, Dave pledges to reveal how to remove your own appendix at sea
In the October 2016 issue of Practical Boat Owner...
Whether it's making an instrument panel from a tablet stand, turning bed slats into a dinghy floor, creating a wine rack from a book case, assisting with cockpit locker organisation…
Last year, having put a couple of instruments on my Christmas list – a battery monitor and a Navtex receiver – I was delighted when Santa duly delivered them in…
After 32 days, 3400 miles (6000 km) struggling against the cold, hunger, and fatigue, French skipper Guirec Soudée and his pet hen, Monqiue have put the Northwest Passage behind them.
Six British Paralympic sailors will be battling for Rio 2016 glory when the regatta gets under way on Monday, 12 September.
The inaugural ARC Channel Islands rally has successfully created a channel-crossing community, says its World Cruising Club organisers.
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.