PBO Summer 2016 cover

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

Nav in a nutshell: Shaping a course

GPS is not infallible, so it makes sense to know the basics of shaping a rough ‘course to steer’ on a paper chart, says Dick Everitt.

Cat aboard_Richard Hare

With a summer holiday being firmly rooted in the French canals, Richard Hare agreed to have the family cat aboard. The plan cost less than keeping Polly in a cattery…

dolphin ionian greece

The first point of contention is that in the rates they have announced, you will see a huge jump between an 11.9 metre boat and a 12.1 metre boat, says…

Dave Selby_Bart

I’m so daunted by the enormity of Marlin’s Mission I’ve fled to Sardinia to spend a week with friends on a boat before I really get stuck into all the…

PBO July 2016 cover

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

A yacht that made the headlines when her two-man American crew were assisted by the emergency services nine times in seven months, has found a new home.

Final World ARC 2015-16 Parade of Sail along the coast of Saint Lucia from Marigot Bay to Rodney Bay Marina

As the World ARC 2015-16 fleet arrived back in Saint Lucia, they joined the special band of circumnavigators who have sailed the world on their own boats...

RYS Bicentenary International Regatta 2015 at Cowes. Credit: Paul Wyeth

The new-look Cowes Port Handbook 2016-2017 is hot off the press and being distributed to numerous outlets around the Isle of Wight.