Katy Stickland

Editor

Practical Boat Owner February 2024 cover

How to fix cracks and holes in fibreglass, what to look for when carrying out keel checks, exclusive first test of the home-built Globe 5.80, the best sail and power…

A drawing of the Astus 26.5 trimaran

The first images of the new Astus 26.5 have been released. The yacht will be available towards the end of 2024

January 2024 issue of Practical Boat Owner

How to avoid and spot the 15 big problems you don't want on a boat, the vital tasks you need to do on your boat this winter, the best sail…

Ann Davison, wearing a black jumper and trousers standing on the deck of a boat

Ann Davison became the first woman to sail across the Atlantic solo when she arrived in New York in November 1953. Katy Stickland looks back at her record

11 yachts crossed the Cape Town start line for Leg 2 of the Ocean Globe Race. Conditions were a perfect 10 knots of south westerly breeze. Credit: OGR2023/Jacqueline Kavanagh

11 teams have crossed the start line of Leg 2 of the Ocean Globe Race, with the remaining three yachts to start in the coming days