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…
Last winter there were more than 40 reports of outboard motors being stolen from boats in the county - it's hoped the new scheme will help cut such crime.
With one week to go before the ARC 2015 fleet leave Las Palmas for Rodney Bay in Saint Lucia, crews from the 179 yachts already berthed in the marina took…
Practical Boat Owner has two BIG prize draws running with chances to win our fully-restored Project Boat Hantu Biru and to scoop more than £3,000 of quality boating gear.
Blunt warning about the dangers of using portable generators onboard from leading inland boat safety body
Across the far north and northwest of Scotland including the Western Isles and Northern Isles, severe southwesterly winds are forecast to develop with gusts of 70-80mph
Britiain's Sarah Ayton, and New Zealand's Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have been named 2015 ISAF Rolex World Sailors of the Year.
The London Boat Show 2016 is inviting visitors to celebrate more than 50 years of boating, from the innovations of the 1960’s to the sailing champions of tomorrow.
The 64-strong ARC+ fleet set sail from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria amid a gentle swell, warm sunshine and an easy force 4, ENE breeze
Gravesend RNLI lifeboat crew recovered an unmanned yacht after it broke free from its mooring and drifted into a shipping lane.
The Scottish Government has granted consent to the UK’s first and world’s largest floating offshore wind development.
Disabled yachtsman Geoff Holts has won the prestigious Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs 2015 for his company WetWheels.
After a long winter indoors many 2-stroke outboards are reluctant to start. A simple service should make yours more reliable. Here Steve Dawkins of Bursledon Outboards shows PBO’s Ben Meakins…
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Towing another boat in the confines of a harbour means that you'll need to set up a tow alongside. Here's how...
We examine the techniques of towing and setting up an astern tow at sea, trying out the textbook theories in practice
Fears that someone was trapped aboard a sunken boat lead to the hurried launching of Cowes RNLI lifeboat this morning.
In the December 2015 issue of Practical Boat Owner...
The Transat is the successor to the original solo race across the North Atlantic, born as the OSTAR in 1960
The German yacht Faraway was hijacked in the Strait of Lombok off Bali Island, Indonesia while on a round-the-world trip
Check out PBO's new cartoon sailing mug designs! Celebrating eight years of Claudia Myatt's cartoons in PBO...