The Scottish Government has granted consent to the UK’s first and world’s largest floating offshore wind development.
Disabled yachtsman Geoff Holts has won the prestigious Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs 2015 for his company WetWheels.
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Fears that someone was trapped aboard a sunken boat lead to the hurried launching of Cowes RNLI lifeboat this morning.
In the December 2015 issue of Practical Boat Owner...
The Transat is the successor to the original solo race across the North Atlantic, born as the OSTAR in 1960
The German yacht Faraway was hijacked in the Strait of Lombok off Bali Island, Indonesia while on a round-the-world trip
Check out PBO's new cartoon sailing mug designs! Celebrating eight years of Claudia Myatt's cartoons in PBO...
Despite subscribing to a leisurely sailing ethos, Dave finds himself accepting a sailing prize. Which had been won by someone else
This November, more than 260 boats and 1,250 people will take part in the 30th Atlantic Rally for Cruisers, heading 2700NM across the Atlantic from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria…
Greg Goulding assesses a range of waterproof phone cases to see how they cope with conditions at sea and during day-to-day life
A good hybrid between smart deck shoes and sportier trainer styles.
The Ginger People’s Gin Gins Caramel contain 30% ginger per sweet and are said to be great for combating motion sickness.
University sailing clubs from across the UK are taking part in the first ever University Sailing Sustainability Challenge, set up by The Green Blue
New finger pontoons and an improved layout has created an extra 18 berths at Royal Clarence Marina in Gosport.
If you want a spinnaker, but don’t have the necessary fittings or equipment on your boat, where do you start?
Alex Bell and a PBO test team compare a variety of handheld lamps, meanwhile assessing LEDs versus incandescent bulbs, with some illuminating results
Angle RNLI volunteers responded to a Mayday call in the early hours of yesterday morning and rescued five crew from a sinking fishing boat off the Pembrokeshire coast.
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
There is a treasure chest of paintings here at the PBO office and we're offering a big sale in the run up to Christmas 2015.