On sale now! The latest issue of Practical Boat Owner offers downwind sailing advice, a guide to winter propeller checks and some secret Greek cruising…
Sailors are invited to attend an event to showcase a prototype WITT device which could provide emergency power for lifesaving equipment at sea - and much more.
The new-look Cowes Port Handbook 2016-2017 is hot off the press and being distributed to numerous outlets around the Isle of Wight.
A single-handed sailor transmitted a Mayday call when his yacht ran aground on Bognor Rocks and he feared it holed and at risk of sinking
Letting PBO readers in on a Secret... deputy editor Ben Meakins reveals the next PBO Project Boat and welcomes you to the latest issue.
Mariners are strongly advised to remain 30 metres to the north of the Cowes Breakwater crest to avoid the surplus gravel, which reduces depths below those charted.
Dave provocatively contends that an ensign can make a serviceable tea towel – and vice versa
The lucky winner of this competition will receive a pair of Beaulieu Boatjumble tickets, PLUS a night's stay and three-course meal at the Montagu Arms Hotel
In the May 2016 issue of Practical Boat Owner...
Two people were rescued from a burning yacht by the crew of a fishing boat who responded to the Mayday call.
"Boaters should engage with the marine planning process in their area to ensure the importance and value of recreational boating is recognised..."
Shackleton. Endeavour. Falcon. All names suggested for the UK's next world-class polar research ship and yet Boaty McBoatface is the frontrunner following a public vote...
All aboard the ARC Channel Islands Rally Seminar will be held at Chichester Yacht Club on Saturday 30 April, 2016 - it's ticketed but open to all...
We are building on the success of Practical Boat Owner magazine's Ask the Experts pages by bringing PBO Ask the Experts live to Beaulieu Boatjumble for the second year running!
PBO contributor Alan Watson reports on the Innovation in Maritime Navigation conference, hosted by the Royal Institute of Navigation at Trinity House, London
Beaulieu Boatjumble manages to be both a hidden treasure and also the largest outdoor sale of boating items in Europe.
The findings of an investigation into the listing, flooding and grounding of Hoegh Osaka on Bramble Bank in The Solent have been published.
Anna Millington, an electronics engineer from Ferndown, Dorset won the restored PBO Project Boat, after being picked at random from almost 6,000 competition entries.
Seaplanes are not a common sight on UK waterways, so many boat owners are concerned at how aircraft and boats mix safely, says the Cruising Association.
Wayne Bush is the ninth person to be convicted over the Makayabella yacht cocaine-smuggling plot
"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"