Laura Hodgetts

YJA Yachtsman of the Year award finalists

Olympic Finn class gold medallist Giles Scott, Round the Island Race record setter Brian Thompson, and Clipper Race crewman Gavin Reid, have been shortlisted for the 2016 YJA Yachtsman…

dolphin ionian greece

A new taxation law affecting yachts in Greece still appears to be in a stalemate position with no forward movement since the law was confirmed in August.

Polar Ocean Challenge homecoming

'Whilst we are all delighted to have succeeded, it is extremely worrying to see this lack of ice so starkly', says expedition leader David Hempleman-Adam


All aboard Scotland’s Boat Show, the largest boat show in the country and the largest brokerage (pre-owned) show in the United Kingdom with 16,000 visitors last year.

Basking Shark. Credit Gavin Parsons

Three basking sharks have been tagged in the proposed Sea of the Hebrides Nature Conservation Marine Protected Area, a globally important hotspot for basking sharks.

PBO November 2016 cover

In the November 2016 issue of Practical Boat Owner...

Finn sailor Giles Scott in action. ©Sailing Energy / World Sailing

World Sailing, the international governing body for the sport, and Rolex have announced a golden line up of nominees for the 2016 Rolex World Sailor of the Year Award.