Colin Brown

Colin Brown

PBO’s survey and corrosion expert, Colin is married to the marine biologist Sarah Brown, who is a PBO and Yachting Monthly contributor, as well as the daughter of late Brian and Lesley Black.

corrosion protection

Bob Williams writes: “During a recent chat at my sailing club questions were discussed about anodes, galvanic corrosion and earthing, sailing in salt water and then into fresh water. As…

Seacocks on a boat covered in a film

PBO reader Camilla Ransom has found a "strange film" on one of the boat's seacocks. What should she do? Surveyor Colin Brown has the answer

Colin Brown describes a series of checks you can carry out to assess the structural integrity of the bolts which attach the keel to your boat