Dave shares hard-won observations, with appropriate terminology, from a ‘modern apprenticeship’ on a Thames charter barge, in his September 2017 PBO column
Two crew members on board the fishing vessel, called the Eshcol, owned by Timothy Bowman-Davies, died as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning in 2014.
The Cornwall Marine and Coastal Code Group reminds boaters how to responsibly enjoy watching marine wildlife such as dolphins and basking sharks.
CHC have registered a protest to the Isle of Wight Council’s regarding reduced navigational depths and clearance over the chains of the new floating bridge.
Thunder and torrential rain were an apt reminder that "SAR don’t wait for good weather to rescue us, they come when we need them..."
One hundred yachts and motorboats have signed up to take part in a tribute flotilla in memory of Irish Coast Guard helicopter R116 crew.
Poole Week, organised by Parkstone Yacht Club, is one of the South Coast’s biggest dinghy regattas with over 100 boats already entered. Six days of competitive racing will take place…
A family of four and their Labrador dog were rescued by Lyme Regis lifeboat crew, after their yacht was swamped by waves and sank at Charlton Bay.
Times are changing and although the sea border creates a natural barrier, the migrant crisis in Europe is starting to expose its weaknesses, warns the RYA.
The Marine & Property Group Ltd has announced the acquisition of the 180-berth Port Dinorwic Marina in north-west Wales.
Porto Montenegro has become the first marina to be awarded the new 5 Gold Anchor Platinum accreditation.
Push the Boat Out 2018 is being extended to take place during the whole month of May, and RYA's 2017 Summer of Sailing hots up...
The fourth edition of Bart's Bash will take place over the weekend of 16-17 September, in memory of Olympian and America's Cup sailor Andrew 'Bart' Simpson.
Cruising Association technical experts advise sailors to avoid visiting Belgium, after a skipper was fined £500 for having red diesel traces in his tank
For more than 20 years, YOTREPS has provided a free and open position and weather reporting service to anyone, anywhere in the world.
A streak of the antisocial... the editor's welcome to the latest issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine
Any number of factors can affect the wind near land on coastal voyages, says Dick Everitt.
Dave hatches a plan to tackle the America’s Cup in ‘state-of-the-ark’ SailfisHes (with random capitals), in the August 2017 issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine.
Yachtsman Peter Howell, who sails Sundowner, has contacted PBO to warn fellow readers of lock restrictions at the River Vilaine at Arzal, Southern Brittany
"The very high tide also leads to a very low tide at low water. Both skippers did the right thing and called for help sooner rather than later..."