In the June 2017 issue of Practical Boat Owner...
"It is a travesty that the Paralympics is dropping sailing after Rio 2016, so we have placed Bart’s Bash on the last two days of the Paralympics Games"
Laura Hodgetts talks to the skippers of 20 boats on the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC), ‘the biggest downwind gear test of the year’
Colin Brown describes a series of checks you can carry out to assess the structural integrity of the bolts which attach the keel to your boat
We get scrubbing to find out what effect a variety of teak cleaners have on the woodwork of a Sigma 38 moored on the River Itchen
The Westerly Owners’ Association, thought to be the world’s biggest boat owner group, has appointed its new leaders
John Macdonald makes a low-wattage anchor light from odds and ends – plus an outlay of 99p
Ron Sykes adds numbers to help avoid confusion when identifying ships and marks
The illustration shows the only way I have been able to stop through-deck chainplates from leaking. The ‘bonnet’ is made of ¼in (6mm) canvas Bakelite, also known as Tufnol or…
David Taylor adapts an Ikea wine rack to build a serviceable bookcase
Six exhausted and weather-worn celebrities and six Volvo Ocean Race veterans crossed the finish line of the BT Sport Relief Challenge: Hell on High Seas on Friday night.
Chichester Harbour Master has issued a Local Notice to Mariners regarding the start of maintenance dredging at Sparkes and Northney marinas next week.
New photographs of Joshua Slocum and Spray have turned up in possession of an elderly woman whose family spent their summers at Hyannis Point, Massachusetts.
Plas Heli is organising a new boat show using the facilities of the Welsh National Sailing Academy in Pwllheli, from 10 to 12 June 2016.
A yacht abandoned by a Russian sailor who was rescued in storms off the coast of Norfolk is still beached at Scroby Sands - three months later.
A British crew member on the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race is being evacuated to Shanghai after suffering a suspected fractured arm during a violent storm.
Boat owners are being encouraged to check their moorings after six boats broke free amid gale-force winds in Holes Bay, Poole.
During his 15 years as a marine engineer with the breakdown service Sea Start, Nick Eales has seen it all. He talks to Jake Kavanagh and offers PBO readers tips…
World-renowned yacht, Gipsy Moth IV, in which Sir Francis Chichester sailed around the globe in 1966 is making an appearance at the 2016 Jersey Boat Show.
Storm force 10 winds have forced the Sport Relief challenge team of six celebrities and six Volvo Ocean Race veterans into port at Plymouth until the storm passes
A Clipper Race team statement about their LMAX Exchange race yacht's initial discovery of deceased German sailor Manfred Bajorat