On sale now! Looking forward to the London Boat Show with a two-for-one ticket offer, plus nautical Christmas gift ideas and plenty more for boat…
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
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
A Marine Accident Investigation Branch report has been published into a high-speed powerboat crash at the Hamble River entrance, which seriously injured a teenager.
In the April 2016 issue of Practical Boat Owner...
A knock on the head while surfing convinced 29-year-old Anna Millington that she was dreaming when she was later notified about winning the PBO Project Boat.