Laura Hodgetts

Features editor

Cowes, Isle of Wight

A delay involving the Harbour Infrastructure Funding Agreement has meant it will not be possible to start the Eastern Channel dredging works in January.

Ramsgate launch to exhausted sailor. Credit: RNLI/Ian Cannon

The lifeboat crew were tasked to a yacht, about 10m in length anchored to the North Thanet buoy, some 13 miles east of Ramsgate, and on arrival at the scene…

PBO Feb 2017 Cover

In the February 2017 issue of Practical Boat Owner...

Phil Sharp Channel World record

The World Sailing Speed Record Council (WSSRC) has officially ratified a new Cowes to Dinard monohull World Record for Phil Sharp and Class 40 yacht Imerys.

Aberystwyth Marina

New pontoons have been installed and others repositioned to upgrade the access and design of the marina, and to increase the number of available berths...

Fire on ARC yacht Pauline af Skanör in St Lucia. Credit: WCC/Clare Pengelly

Fast action from nearby Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) crews helped save a boat from sinking, when fire broke out aboard the 1982 Swan 76 ketch Pauline af Skanör, in…

Reeds PBO Small Craft Almanac 2017

The 2017 edition of the Reeds PBO Small Craft Almanac is now available, offering many unique features for small craft sailors in the UK, Ireland and much of northern Europe.


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