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…
DONG Energy is to make donations totalling £120,000 towards RNLI lifeboat stations at Wells, Clacton-on-Sea, Humber, Barrow, New Brighton and Ramsgate
How to make sure your emergency tiller is up to the job should your wheel steering fail at sea
How would you cope if your boat lost its steering at sea? PBO tries a variety of jury steering fixes to see how well they help to regain control
Practical Boat Owner magazine's big Christmas giveaway represents our pick of the best test items of the year - the prize is worth more than £3,000.
Years and months of intense planning and preparation finally paid off when the yachts taking part in ARC 2015 set sail from Gran Canaria on 22 November, bound for the
Boat owners and professionals are urged to have their say on the DIY use of antifouling (AF) paints before the BCF survey ends on Monday, 30 November
An earthquake has moved the entire Greek island of Lefkada 36cm to the south, the Cruising Association has learned.
Perceived wisdom is that if you fall overboard, staying tethered to the boat will keep you safe. But is that the case? PBO’s test team conduct some trials… with sobering…
Dreary weather failed to dampen the spirits of the ARC 2015 fleet, as sailors departed Las Palmas de Gran Canaria bound for the Caribbean
Investigations indicate the vessel was an Oday 22 sailing yacht and wreckage colours are blue, white and red with a section of the stern marked Hartlepool.
Excitement is building and tensions are high as final preparations get under way in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria for tomorrow's Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) start day.
An official report has found that the grounding of cargo vessel Lysblink Seaways off the west coast of Scotland, was caused by an inebriated watchkeeper.
Mini Transat sailor Lizzy Foreman finished in 32nd place overall, the first female sailor to cross the finishing line and first Brit overall in the Series class.
Rupert Holmes describes the course of action he pursued – and the lessons learned – when storm conditions threatened to cause damage to his moored boat
The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) and the Marina Industries Association (MIA) are bringing their respective Gold Anchor schemes together...
A yachtsman has donated his £25,000 boat to the cause of migrants and refugees who are facing a cold winter in Calais camps.
A 28ft Bayliner boat was recovered by Poole all-weather lifeboat after it lost its mooring and washed up on rocks near the entrance of the harbour.
Winners of the prestigious DAME Design Awards 2015 were announced today with British designed and manufactured products receiving more than half of the accolades.
Sixteen of the 30 available places have so far been booked up for next summer's cross-Channel cruise in company to Alderney, Guernsey, Jersey and Cherbourg.
A major air and sea search was carried out for the skipper of the French catamaran Moon Dele who fell overboard around three miles north-west of Normandy’s Cap de la…