On sale now! This month's PBO features a round-up of the successful Scotland's Boat Show and plenty of brilliant features on sail and power boats…
A dismasted yacht has been successfully sailed from northern Spain to Cowes, Isle of Wight under jury rig - for a new mast.
The Northern Boat Show is returning to Liverpool’s Waterfront for a second year this June with quadruple the number of boats on display.
John Owen constructs a versatile and economical boat tent from a polytunnel
Stephen Wallace demonstrates how he went about removing, resealing and reinstalling the windows on his Sadler 32
The Cruising Association is sad to announce that Tony Brett-Jones, a past President of the CA and, for many years, the Editor of the CA Handbook and Almanac died in…
"Bad luck and propulsion difficulties halted their sailing for several hours", said Exmouth RNLI spokesman.
Thinking about an ocean passage? Here's some top tips from Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) sailors...
A precautionary 1,000-metre anchorage exclusion zone has been put in place where a torpedo-like object was found on Scotland's Scapa Flow seabed
Shipwright Robin Benjamin says modern, thin teak decks need lots of regular care, and so it’s vital to follow his advice on how to keep them looking good
The PBO Marina Price Guide provides comprehensive regional listings of annual berths around England, Scotland, Wales, the Channel Islands, Shetland Islands, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
14 traditional pilotage tips to help you obtain and maintain a fix of your position
British Paralympians Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell have been selected for the SKUD 18 class, while Stephen Thomas, John Robertson and Hannah Stodel take their places in the Sonar
WARNING: DISTURBING IMAGE. The mummified body of missing German sailor Manfred Fritz Bajorat was discovered at his chart table
Visiting seafarers will have the chance to accumulate free berthing at Cowes Yacht Haven marina on the Isle of Wight.
Cheer on the British Sailing Team at the last World Cup event before the 2016 Rio Olympics, held in Dorset from 6 - 12 June 2016.
Dave is calling for PBO readers to join in with his sailing adventure, to share their wisdom, cheer him along the way and sail in company.
PBO reader Tim Marsden shares a practical project to ensure the smooth closure of locker lids
Waiting for the Tide - the editor's welcome to this month’s Practical Boat Owner magazine
Dick Everitt explains how sailors can apply knowledge of tidal streams to ensure that water flow is a help, not a hindrance
When the movie circus rolls into town, Darcy-fanciers vainly search for Colin Firth – although PBO columnist Dave Selby and his dog Bart are the real stars-in-waiting