How portable, practical and useable are cassette-type hoses? Ben Meakins wrestles with the problem, tests six models and promises not to gush
If you want a spinnaker, but don’t have the necessary fittings or equipment on your boat, where do you start?
Alex Bell and a PBO test team compare a variety of handheld lamps, meanwhile assessing LEDs versus incandescent bulbs, with some illuminating results
Antifouling paint product regulations set to change significantly over the next few years
In the November 2015 issue of Practical Boat Owner...
Ian Pirrie explains how to check the condition of the exhaust elbow on Yanmar GM engines
In the October 2015 issue of Practical Boat Owner...
The ‘ping’ is king: You can navigate by ‘feel’ over the seabed in adverse conditions by using an echo sounder – here’s how to do it...
Lining up a pair of appropriate land features or navigation marks can help keep you safe, as Dick Everitt explains
In the first of his series on back-to-basics navigation Dick Everitt explains how to use a few simple lines to keep you safe
Experts from International Paint show you how to roll on and tip off paint to get a mirror shine on your new paint job.
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This August 2015 issue of Practical Boat Owner looks at 'boating by computer' - could two daggerboards and a laptop change sailing forever? A Sailcloth S.O.S feature gives on-water fixes…
Lin and Larry Pardey's step-by-step guide to producing a durable canvas bucket: from the January 1995 issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine.
Hundreds of visitors to the 38th Beaulieu Boatjumble enjoyed free expert advice and demonstrations at the inaugural PBO Ask the Experts Live! event.
Five dedicated testers took to the RNLI College's training pool to put 17 lifejackets through their paces.
Former soldier Wayne Ingram will be spending seven days and nights in the confines of a life raft this May.
PBO Boat Owner's Sketchbook collections feature dozens of hand-drawn DIY ideas by retired Deputy Editor and marine artist, Dick Everitt
A MAIB report has been published following the tragic deaths of a mother and daughter on board a motor cruiser on Windermere.
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