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...
The survey was completed by almost 2,500 boat owners, the vast majority of whom paint their own boats with antifouling paint on an annual basis
The 62nd annual London Boat Show is under way at ExCeL London, showcasing almost 400 boats - and much, much more!
The Port of Milford Haven has successfully prosecuted a mooring contractor for causing a yacht to go adrift whilst attached to the mooring.
Mariners are advised to keep a good lookout for around 200 wooden planks, which have been spotted 25 miles west of Guernsey.
Brightlingsea Harbour Commissioners' plans for £720,000 dredging and saltmarsh creation programme announced.
Gordon Perry, co-author of the RYA Knots, Splices & Ropework Handbook, sadly passed away over the Christmas period.
Award-winning British actor Hugh Bonneville, and singers, The Overtones, will be Sunseeker's special guests at this year’s London Boat Show on Friday 8 January.
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The 14-metre Nicollet and her four Polish passengers and crew had been adrift mid Atlantic for nearly three days...
PBO columnist Dave Selby shares a Lock and Bull story: a pub wasn’t a pub in olden times unless it offered a grandstand view of gladiatorial combat with lock gates…
Two incidents of armed piracy against sailing vessels reported in the Caribbean in the last 10 days have prompted an Ocean Cruising Club (OCC) warning.
Charmian Entwistle recommends a visit to the Isle of Canna, a handy stop-off en route to or from Skye or the Outer Hebrides, but also an alluring destination in its…
Dick Everitt assesses the differences between raster and vector charts when deciding on which chart plotter to buy
Boat Owners are being warned to batten down the hatches ahead of Storm Frank which looks set to hit coastal areas.
Simple steps to make the winter laying-up process straightforward, painless and effective
HM Coastguard are advising the public to stay away from the carcass of an 8.2 metre whale which washed up on a Welsh beach.
Up-to-date printed paper charts are a good bet for identifying your position – but they do have their limits, says Dick Everitt
How do you ensure an efficient reef with a roller-reefing headsail and slab-reefing mainsail? David Harding explains
Wishing all PBO's readers a very Merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous New Year!