PBO October 2017 cover

In the October 2017 issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine...

New Quay RNLI inshore lifeboat launched to out-of-control boat

"People in charge of high powered craft should use their kill cords"... a 4m RIB was careering around in the sea off Penbryn beach with no one on board.

Marine writer

Do you love marine gear and the latest technology or are practical projects your passion? We have a vacancy for a writer working across our marine titles...

Shipping-map

The Met Office is celebrating 150 uninterrupted years of the Shipping Forecast, which is believed to be the longest-running continuous forecast in the world.

VHF Channel changes

Boat owners, shipping companies and anyone who puts out to sea need to make sure they’re ready for the changeover of some VHF channel numbers used to contact UK Coastguard.…