Tom and Lorraine Owen built their 30ft motor cruiser completely from scratch, working together with phenomenal dedication. Nick Burnham went to meet them
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Solo sailor and adventurer Lisa Blair has recommenced her attempt to circumnavigate Antarctica.
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.
Euan Crawford experienced mixed fortunes when he and his girlfriend sailed their uninsured, un-surveyed, 30-year-old Raven 26 from New Zealand to Fiji.
Happy 50th Birthday PBO... Editor David Pugh welcomes you to the latest issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine.
Ben Meakins gets down and dirty in the pursuance of the most effective way to clean oily, malodorous bilges
Colman constructed a jury rig after dismasting 700 miles from the finish line. He lasted out his final days on survival rations from his life raft.
Appropriately suited and booted... Editor David Pugh welcomes you to the latest issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine.
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One of the forthcoming Golden Globe Race's four Australian entrants Shane Freeman is on his way to the starting line and is soon to round Cape Horn.
50 years old, and still aspirational. Editor David Pugh welcomes you to the latest issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine.
The overall DAME award 2016 went to Torqeedo GmbH for its Cruise FP range of electric saildrives, with a further 28 products named as category winners and commended with special
20 antifouling paints tested in 13 UK locations: which works best where you keep your boat?
It’s vitally important to ensure that the tension of your boat’s rigging is within the correct limits: Alex Bell tests four rig tension gauges to assess their accuracy
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A Day Skipper Practical course gives PBO news editor Laura Hodgetts first-hand insights into man overboard recovery, mooring alongside under power, passage planning and much more
We're inviting all sailing clubs, classes and associations celebrating their 50th anniversary year to get in touch - Editor David Pugh welcomes you to the latest issue of Practical Boat…