David Pugh

David Pugh

David Pugh is the editor of Practical Boat Owner

What to do when you run aground

Whether you go to sea under power or sail, you'll almost certainly find yourself aground at some point in your on-water career. It’s one of the hazards of the sport…

Diesel engine service

The unique challenges of the marine environment mean regular engine servicing is essential for any boat owner. Winter is the ideal time to do this, making next spring’s launch much…

With more than 7,000 visitors to the boatjumble, many of whom climbed our ramp, PBO readers’ feet must have caused more traffic in a day than many boat decks would…

Awesome Power

Extreme 40 catamarans are the Formula One of yachting. David Pugh went on board Holmatro for an insider's look