Laura Hodgetts

PBO December 2015 cover

In the December 2015 issue of Practical Boat Owner...

PBO cartoon mugs

Check out PBO's new cartoon sailing mug designs! Celebrating eight years of Claudia Myatt's cartoons in PBO...

Waterproof phone cases test

Greg Goulding assesses a range of waterproof phone cases to see how they cope with conditions at sea and during day-to-day life

Gin Gins Caramel

The Ginger People’s Gin Gins Caramel contain 30% ginger per sweet and are said to be great for combating motion sickness.

PBO Tested-handheld searchlights

Alex Bell and a PBO test team compare a variety of handheld lamps, meanwhile assessing LEDs versus incandescent bulbs, with some illuminating results

Pontos winches

A range of four-speed winches from Pontos is claimed to offer more speed for race boats and more power for cruisers – but do they deliver? David Harding finds out