Laura Hodgetts

Hamble River - Historic wreck identified – believed to be Henry V’s 600-year-old great ship

Historic England is taking steps to protect and investigate a shipwreck in Hampshire that is believed to be the second of four 'great ships' built for Henry V's royal fleet.


The surveys are designed to better understand the current use of antifouling paints by DIY users, and to raise their awareness over the possibility that authorities may decide to restrict…

Coastguard helicopter

The UK and Norwegian coastguards are currently dealing with a yacht which has lost its steering in difficult weather conditions in the North Sea

PBO November 2015 cover

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

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

Four visiting sailors had a lucky escape with their lives after their yacht foundered in Guernsey’s Little Russel, the channel between Herm Island and Guernsey’s east coast

Cornish Shrimpers in Poole Week. Credit: David Harding/SailingScenes

With modern designs in the classic style becoming ever more popular, David Harding offers some tips on getting the best from a gaffer

Tidal conference at Dover Port

The final Pro-Tide Conference will be held at Dover’s Cruise Terminal Two from September 30 to October 1. Experts from across North West Europe will be unveiling the findings of…

Tidal conference at Dover Port

A major international conference to investigate ways of harnessing the power of the sea is heading to the Port of Dover next week.