'So there I was, unreefed in a hurricane off Bradwell, when I had to decide whether or not to amputate...'

Dave Selby’s podcast is inspired by his ‘Mad about the Boat’ column in the latest issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine.

The August 2014 issue goes on sale tomorrow, Thursday 17 July.

month Dave discusses ‘Sea-mile dementia’ and how most of us can only aspire to the barstool boldness, red-blooded reminiscences and globe-girdling garrulousness of milometer mariners.

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Illustration credit: Claudia Myatt