Practical Boat Owner

Practical Boat Owner

Practical Boat Owner is a monthly magazine bringing you the latest boating news and expert practical advice.

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Understanding propeller design can help solve performance problems that occur when a boat is being driven under power. The wrong prop may be wrong in a number of different ways…

Spares for an engine water pump, namely an impeller, are one of those ‘must have items’ most boat owners would probably label as essential. Also when it comes to general…

Secret 20

Casting a critical eye over the project boat’s lines, David Pugh and Ben Meakins set to work filling and fairing to make the hull smooth

BTC-22

A performance weekender built in Britain has been missing for a long time – which is why it’s good to meet the BTC-22, says David Harding

SCOD

Rupert Holmes charts the innovations and developments in yacht design that marked the post-war years through the 1950s