Laura Hodgetts

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

London Boat Show 2016 - The Mediterranean Bay (artist impression)

New features for the 2016 event include a ‘60’s Revival’ attraction, a ‘Mediterranean Bay’ pool featuring the chance to learn how to moor a boat in a tight berth, and…

Three Peaks Yacht Challenge

The Three Peaks Yacht Race is one of the oldest multi-sport endurance races in the world, combining sailing, running and a little cycling...

Photomontage of view from Hengistbury Head

Navitus Bay developers decide not to challenge the decision to refuse consent for the South Coast offshore wind farm

Melina of Fleet sunk at Roustel beacon, Guernsey (Herm Island in background). Credit Tom Harvey

The 13m yacht Melina of Fleet which hit the Roustel beacon in Guernsey’s Little Russel channel and sank within minutes will remain on the seabed until salvage negotiations are completed…