Waarschip 740 offshore cruiser

From the popular Dutch range of plywood cruisers, the Waarschip 740 is a tough, fast and capable little yacht you can build at home. Find David Harding’s report in the…

Braid end-to-end splice

This splice is useful on board where you need to create an endless loop - some in-mast furling and gennaker furlers require it - and it's a good one to…

Dyneema_eye_splice

Splicing an eye in hi-tech Dyneema rope is a slightly different process than for polyester braid, demonstrated in PBO August 2013, although the principle is very similar.

BeaulieuBoatjumble

More than 8,800 bargain hunters flocked to the idyllic setting of the Hampshire country estate to root for nautical loot.