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…
Despite subscribing to a leisurely sailing ethos, Dave finds himself accepting a sailing prize. Which had been won by someone else
Ben Meakins utilises a saltwater spray tank, bolt croppers and a hacksaw to assess the effectiveness (or otherwise) of a selection of padlocks when it comes to preventing boat break-ins
This November, more than 260 boats and 1,250 people will take part in the 30th Atlantic Rally for Cruisers, heading 2700NM across the Atlantic from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria…
How portable, practical and useable are cassette-type hoses? Ben Meakins wrestles with the problem, tests six models and promises not to gush
Greg Goulding assesses a range of waterproof phone cases to see how they cope with conditions at sea and during day-to-day life
A good hybrid between smart deck shoes and sportier trainer styles.
The Ginger People’s Gin Gins Caramel contain 30% ginger per sweet and are said to be great for combating motion sickness.
University sailing clubs from across the UK are taking part in the first ever University Sailing Sustainability Challenge, set up by The Green Blue
New finger pontoons and an improved layout has created an extra 18 berths at Royal Clarence Marina in Gosport.
If you want a spinnaker, but don’t have the necessary fittings or equipment on your boat, where do you start?
Just occasionally, the ‘perfect anchorage’ may turn out to be seriously uncomfortable. This is usually when the current or the wind makes the boat lie beam-on to the swell, and…
I recently carried out a repair to my boat using a 3D printed part in the process. There was a leak around my depth transducer housing, and I could either…
Nathan Lomas finds a low cost way to stop his boat's halyards rubbing on the coachroof
John Stevenson uses a wallpaper steamer to remove salt blockages from his outboard's cooling passages
Robin Garside devises a cheap, simple and effective method of straightening out his boat’s damaged toerail
Alex Bell and a PBO test team compare a variety of handheld lamps, meanwhile assessing LEDs versus incandescent bulbs, with some illuminating results
Want to add solar panels to your boat, or wonder how to make the most of those you already have? David Berry advises
In many situations, leaving the mooring under power is the only sensible option. But if conditions allow, why not spare the engine and sail off instead? David Harding offers some…
Dust-free sanding sounded too good to be true, but the Mirka Deros 650CV sander, priced from £340, makes it as dust-free as possible.
Angle RNLI volunteers responded to a Mayday call in the early hours of yesterday morning and rescued five crew from a sinking fishing boat off the Pembrokeshire coast.