We examine what the Recreational Craft Directive requirements really mean, and test the traditional tiller pilot against a modern, stabilised version.
In the July 2017 issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine...
The two crew who were feared missing have made contact with North Yorkshire Police to say they are safe and well.
The Isle of Wight yachtsman aims to become the first disabled sailor to achieve a non-stop round Britain and Ireland voyage.
Running from 13 May to 21 May, there will be lots of chances to get on the water and try your hand at sailing and windsurfing.
"A great example of how a personal locator beacon, when properly used and registered, can save a person’s life" said UK Coastguard's Aimee Phillimore.
2018 Golden Globe Race competitor Antoine Cousot launched his gleaming gold Biscay 36 ketch renamed Goldstar following a major eight-month refit.
In the coming months, 2,000 school children will 'Go Sail' thanks to the 1851 Trust, the official charity of Sir Ben Ainslie's Land Rover BAR team.
The 2017/18 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race will start and finish from Albert Dock, Liverpool, it has been confirmed.
A visually-impaired sailor from County Limerick has set sail on a two-month round-Ireland voyage to raise funds for Irish Guide Dogs and the RNLI.
The announcement of the General Election on June 8 has meant the Government’s petition committee has had to be closed and the 5,715 signatures are now lost.
The 2018 Golden Globe Race marking the 50th anniversary of Sir Robin Knox-Johnston’s round-the-world race victory will start from Plymouth on June 30, 2018.
Season according to taste... the editor's welcome to this month’s Practical Boat Owner magazine
In the June 2017 issue of Practical Boat Owner...
A partnership has been agreed with Salcombe Distilling Company who make the award-winning Salcombe Gin in a purpose-built distillery, on the former site of a boat repair workshop for the…
Poorly-marked lobster pots and fishing gear are the most difficult and unpredictable hazard facing coastal cruising people, warns the Cruising Association
Entries are open once again for the 2018 Golden Globe Race with no current waiting list
Your comprehensive annual berthing guide to 272 coastal marinas around the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Shetland Islands and the Republic of Ireland
The yachtsman had fallen approximately 10 feet from the mast and had landed on to another crew member
Lisa Blair has been forced to end her record-breaking attempt to be the first woman to circumnavigate Antarctica solo and unassisted after being dismasted.