Dick Everitt explains how you can get a little lift from the tide
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In the August 2016 issue of Practical Boat Owner...
GPS will keep us on the straight and narrow by constantly showing how much we need to adjust our heading for changes in tide, wind and boat speed.
A long-term, out-of-work, time-served plater from North Tyneside swapped his sofa for the slipway and hand-built a 50ft-long steel canal narrow boat.
'It’s easy for any sailor to remember how to draw tidal vectors with a handy little aide-mémoire!' Says Dick Everitt.
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…
More than 7,000 visitors flocked to Beaulieu Boatjumble yesterday and left the Hampshire country estate laden with bargains.
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Dave Selby finds out how much work he has to do to prepare his Sailfish 18 Marlin for their forthcoming 300-mile voyage.
Letting PBO readers in on a Secret... deputy editor Ben Meakins reveals the next PBO Project Boat and welcomes you to the latest issue.
Beaulieu Boatjumble manages to be both a hidden treasure and also the largest outdoor sale of boating items in Europe.
Shipwright Robin Benjamin says modern, thin teak decks need lots of regular care, and so it’s vital to follow his advice on how to keep them looking good
How do you ensure an efficient reef with a roller-reefing headsail and slab-reefing mainsail? David Harding explains
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How portable, practical and useable are cassette-type hoses? Ben Meakins wrestles with the problem, tests six models and promises not to gush