In the September 2017 issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine...
A long-term, out-of-work, time-served plater from North Tyneside swapped his sofa for the slipway and hand-built a 50ft-long steel canal narrow boat.
The proposed changes are designed to mitigate cross-harbour flows, minimise sedimentation, improve navigation, and ensure sheltered dayboat mooring provision.
The solo sailor managed to pull his yacht clear of the rocks but then a damaged propeller left him drifting helplessly towards Yarmouth Pier.
Firefighters are investigating the cause of a blaze which damaged a chandlery building at a Bursledon boatyard last night.
Debris found off the coast of Northern Ireland has been confirmed as belonging to the microlight aircraft that went missing with two people on board.
Breton Plotters are simple to use in practice, but tricky to explain on paper – it’s much easier if you have one in front of you as you follow the…
Two charged after cannabis worth thousands is found on a yacht at Sovereign Harbour, Eastbourne
Detectives are today continuing their investigations into the death of two people on a boat in Wroxham, on the Norfolk Broads.
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Of the 168 UK coastal deaths in 2015, six of the fatalities involved motorboating, while 10 of the fatalities were linked to sailing.
GPS is not infallible, so it makes sense to know the basics of shaping a rough ‘course to steer’ on a paper chart, says Dick Everitt.
Skerries RNLI l found a 30ft pole tangled with some plastic barriers in waters off Bremore point in Balbriggan
With a summer holiday being firmly rooted in the French canals, Richard Hare agreed to have the family cat aboard. The plan cost less than keeping Polly in a cattery…
'It’s easy for any sailor to remember how to draw tidal vectors with a handy little aide-mémoire!' Says Dick Everitt.
Guernsey Harbours has unveiled plans to upgrade significantly the facilities on the island’s Crown Pier, also known as the Victoria Pier.
From next year, the distinction between Tidal and Non-Tidal RYA Day Skipper Practical courses will end.
A yachting trophy which pre-dates the America's Cup and disappeared from public view for more than 150 years returned to a Dorset regatta.
Gary ‘Ted’ Sargent from Dublin is on a quest to single-handedly sail a 13-foot dinghy around the entire coastline of Ireland for charity.
Kate and Jonny Harrison dreamed of a round-the-world backpacking tour to Australia – but then their plans took a nautical turn
Exclusive: We take to the Solent to compare the performance of the new Raymarine Quantum pulse-compression radar with a same-size conventional radar and a 4ft open array HD radar