Pat Manley

Pat Manley, a long-time contributor to PBO and who regularly featured in our Ask the Experts pages, passed away on 5 September.

Westerly Fulmar. Credit: www.sailingscenes.co.uk

Ed Dubois was a good friend of PBO contributor Peter K Poland and this was probably the last and most up-to-date profile on him.

Admiral Mary Barton, with her husband Humphrey. Credit Ocean Cruising Club

The Ocean Cruising Club (OCC) has paid tribute to its former Commodore, Admiral Mary Barton, who died on 1 December, just a few days before her 95th birthday.