Here’s to a learning environment. Editor David Pugh welcomes you to the latest issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine.
‘Where’s Bart?’ That’s the question I was asked more than any other after my epic 338-mile two-month voyage to Southampton, writes PBO columnist Dave Selby.
"I packed my grab bag with passport etc at one point... to be ready for the worst but Nereida rode the big seas well despite a lot of shaking and…
'The yachtsman regrets not calling for help until it was too late' said an RNLI Happisburgh spokesman
A woman with a head injury was airlifted from Stokes Bay on Sunday after she was evacuated from a sailing yacht by Gosport & Fareham Inshore Rescue Service (GAFIRS).
'If you use Digital Selective Calling (DSC) radio correctly we will be able to locate you within moments', say UK Coastguard rescuers
Olympic Finn class gold medallist Giles Scott, Round the Island Race record setter Brian Thompson, and Clipper Race crewman Gavin Reid, have been shortlisted for the 2016 boats.com YJA Yachtsman…
A new taxation law affecting yachts in Greece still appears to be in a stalemate position with no forward movement since the law was confirmed in August.
'Whilst we are all delighted to have succeeded, it is extremely worrying to see this lack of ice so starkly', says expedition leader David Hempleman-Adam
Boat owners wishing to carry out cleaning and hull inspection while their yachts are still in the water may be interested in a new underwater drone called the Keelcrab.
An upturned vessel spotted some six miles west of Land's End sparked a search for possible missing crew.
The new e-motion Rudder Drive could revolutionise the way sailing yachts are propelled.
The UK Coastguard has released details about a 'life or death' search and rescue helicopter mission to rescue an unwell crewman from a vessel 180 miles offshor
The Princess Royal officially opened the 30th anniversary event; Flyboarding champion Sonnie Bean was injured but show organisers say he is on the mend.
All aboard Scotland’s Boat Show, the largest boat show in the country and the largest brokerage (pre-owned) show in the United Kingdom with 16,000 visitors last year.
"I know I won't win" says PBO columnist and charity challenger Dave who wants to be nominated for Yachtsman of the Year to ram home the message that cost is…
Chief Inspector of Marine Accidents criticises Royal Navy's 'reluctance' to engage in an investigation into the collision between a dived Royal Navy submarine and the trawler Karen, east of Ardglass,…
A suspected drug smuggler killed himself by jumping from the mast of his yacht while Border Force agents searched below, an inquest in Plymouth has recorded.
Three basking sharks have been tagged in the proposed Sea of the Hebrides Nature Conservation Marine Protected Area, a globally important hotspot for basking sharks.
The Volvo Ocean Race is making a major rule change to give world-class female sailors a much clearer pathway to compete at the highest level of offshore sailing in the…