Despite subscribing to a leisurely sailing ethos, Dave finds himself accepting a sailing prize. Which had been won by someone else
Dave Selby describes the tortuous boat-handling processes which led to him being rear-ended by a pontoon
Dave Selby asks 'Why must boat trailers be such a drag?' in his latest column published in Practical Boat Owner magazine.
Dave Selby reveals a secret in his latest column, published in the September 2015 issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine.
Some sailors claim to know all about showers in marinas the world over, but it won’t wash with PBO columnist Dave Selby...
In his latest column, published in the Summer 2015 issue of PBO, Dave Selby shares 'the art of practical boat moanership.'
In his latest column, published in the July 2015 issue of PBO, Dave Selby puts leaky windows in the frame.
Bart Selby, the dog of columnist Dave Selby, shares his thoughts on sailing for the June 2015 issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine.
PBO columnist Dave Selby finds that a yacht club work day provides an opportunity to drink limitless cups of tea while converting a Sailfish into an ornamental planter.
In his latest boating podcast, Dave Selby issues a bewildered salute to those splinter group members for whom leaky wooden boats seem to exercise an irresistible appeal...
Dave Selby explains the WC arrangements on a Sailfish to a keen novice sailor who speaks almost entirely in acronyms...
Singing on passage to keep spirits buoyant can sometimes have the reverse effect.
'If you bring a van round to my garage, I’ll give you the rest...’
‘Wait for meeee...’
‘Sorry Dave, there’s no room for your boat in your shed. This area’s always been used for drinking tea: it’s the way of the waterfront...’
'The advent of selfie-steering gear...'
'Looks like you're about to enjoy your first race win, Dave...'
Cartoonist Claudia Myatt has been bringing PBO’s Dave Selby columns to life through comedy boating scenes for more than eight years. A selection of 12 designs are also now available…
'So there I was, unreefed in a hurricane off Bradwell, when I had to decide whether or not to amputate...'
Tradition, honed over several days, is the richly ironic watchword when City-bred shipwrights meet the East Coast’s dyed-in-the-wool splatcherites, says columnist Dave Selby