Ben Meakins discovers the importance of wearing the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) when antifouling a hull – and issues some propitious advice
Bl**dy mind over matter... the editor's welcome to this month’s Practical Boat Owner magazine
The invasive non-native carpet sea-squirt, Didemnum vexillum, or D vex for short, has been found in a sea loch on the west coast of Scotland.
Conventional thinking strongly favours the fitting of intakes and outlets in boat hulls – but some think that theory is full of holes, muses Dave Selby.
In the Summer 2017 issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine...
Full programme of racing for yachts, keelboats & dinghies Windward/leeward, round the cans & short coastal racing Discounted rates for moorings & early entries If you have any questions about…
The Yarmouth RNLI all-weather lifeboat assisted a yacht that was unable to move after fouling its propeller on unmarked lobster pot gear.
A yachtsman who ran aground off the West Sussex coast felt 'confused and groggy' following a single-handed journey from Falmouth, bound for Brighton Marina.
British Marine Boat Shows has announced that Bespoke London will run alongside the London Boat Show, along with the Boating & Watersports Holiday Show.
Sir Ben Ainslie's Land Rover BAR team fought back in their sixth race of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers.
The 35th America’s Cup will see ORACLE TEAM USA attempt to become just the second team in history to win three consecutive America’s Cup matches.
Are you sitting comfortably? Let’s hope so – especially when climbing the mast. Ben Meakins tests the comfort, safety and build quality of 12 bosun’s chairs
British Marine Boat Shows has unveiled its first attraction for the new Boating & Watersports Holiday Show 2018, which will run alongside the new five-day London Boat Show.
Vendée Globe sailing star Alex Thomson will officially open the Gosport Marine Festival this Saturday, 27 May.
Charmian Entwistle recommends Castlebay, Barra as a charming stopping-off point when visiting the Outer Hebrides...
The Volvo Ocean Race has solved the question of whether its future should be monohull or multihull – by opting for both.
In the July 2017 issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine...
If you can navigate when you can’t see where you’re going, you’re a genius, says PBO columnist Dave Selby
Returning for its 49th year, the Southampton Boat Show is planning to get more people than ever before participating in boating and watersports activities.
The two crew who were feared missing have made contact with North Yorkshire Police to say they are safe and well.