Safe sailing strategies and practical ideas, this month, including a step-by-step to repairing spongy foam-cored decks and how to epoxy sheathe a small powerboat hull...
A dispute with volunteers over a new training programme and the station’s management has resulted in the RNLI taking New Brighton lifeboat station temporarily off service for several weeks.
The team behind the Swallows & Amazons remake will be among those attending this year's Cowes Week regatta
Formerly ohmless and happy, ‘analogue Dave’ is now going digital
Ben Meakins puts Raymarine’s new Lighthouse AIS update through its paces in Southampton Water
You can keep cool in hot weather without resorting to amp-chewing fans and air-conditioners. Richard Hare shows how to make a simple hatch blanking plate
Two sailors abandoned their blazing yacht after an engine fire broke out near the entrance to Poole Harbour.
A motor cruiser sank after running aground on rocks at Puffin Island off the eastern tip of Anglesey, Wales.
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A French yacht grounded on Brehon Tower rocks between Guernsey and Herm.
A rally is being held at Lymington, the home of the Contessa 26, to mark the 50th anniversary of this popular yacht built by Jeremy Rogers.
Don't rely on a mobile phone, says RNLI coxswain Mark Kenyon: Without a radio bearing 'a small vessel in rough seas can be a challenging target.'
Dave Selby's 300-mile voyage in a Sailfish 18 has begun but some 'mucky weather' is hampering progress...
The total weight of the cocaine taken off the MV Hamal was in excess of 3.2 tonnes.
Dave Selby sets sail on his 18ft Sailfish Marlin on a 300-mile voyage to the Southampton Boat show to promote the joys of small boat ownership and raise money for…
Marlin's Mission is underway as Dave Selby heads off from Maldon on his Sailfish 18
The former Chairman and Managing Director of a well-known Swanwick boatyard has died aged 91.
In the August 2016 issue of Practical Boat Owner...
The MMO says local, specialist and industry knowledge is critical to developing meaningful and tailored marine plans
LED and laser flares claim to replace pyrotechnic flares on board: but how do they compare with a traditional flare and an LED torch?
Sam Longley uses soil pipe to protect his boat's bow from marina pontoons