Contessa 26 Anniversary 2016

50th Anniversary  Rally – Contessa 26 A rally is being held at Lymington, the home of the Contessa 26, to mark the 50th Anniversary of this remarkable yacht built by…

Dave Selby sets sail on Marlins Mission

Dave Selby sets sail on his 18ft Sailfish Marlin on a 300-mile voyage to the Southampton Boat show to promote the joys of small boat ownership and raise money for…

PBO August 2016 cover

In the August 2016 issue of Practical Boat Owner...

Ramsgate Week 2016 held in Ramsgate, Kent is hosted by Royal Temple Yacht Club, between the 24th – 29th July. This year Ramsgate Week and Ramsgate Festival will overlap for…

PBO deputy editor Ben Meakins racing aboard his Impala Polly at Round the Island Race 2016

Organisers of the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race said this year will go down in history as 'a windy edition of the event'.

Sniffy the seadog rescue. Credit: Fraserburgh Lifeboat

Sniffy the dog and his owner were rescued by the RNLI after their yacht's steering failed off the North East coast of Scotland.

Wroxham Broad. Credit: www.norfolk-broads-review.co.uk

The Boat Safety Scheme is asking boaters: 'Are you wise to carbon monoxide poisoning?' following an inquest hearing into two deaths on a private boat on the Norfolk Broads.