World Sailing, the international governing body for the sport, and Rolex have announced a golden line up of nominees for the 2016 Rolex World Sailor of the Year Award.
Gosport & Fareham Inshore Rescue Service rescuers came to the aid of a stricken 40-foot yacht on Saturday, 1 October, when it lost its mast while sailing in the Solent.
The Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has published an interim report on the investigation of the fatal accident on board the Clipper yacht CV21, off the coast of Portugal on…
Lessons learned from a tragic speedboat ride, a "case of bad gas" and an incident involving a capsized yacht that had lost its keel, in the second MAIB Safety Digest…
British sailor Jeanne Socrates admits that the cost of circumnavigation preparation has left her bank balance at ‘almost zero’.
Europe’s largest special area of conservation announced
The 48 areas proposed by The Wildlife Trusts are said to be the final gap-fillers in the ‘blue belt’ of England's MCZ network.
The Kyle of Lochalsh RNLI crew assisted a man who was trapped onboard a small boat in Glenelg bay due to very high winds and large swell.
Cowes Harbour Commission's proposed additional dredge areas aim to improve the safety of navigation along the Inner Fairway's eastern perimeter, remove the shoal off No 1. buoy, and increase the…
"All the preparation work has been done in anticipation of this moment so that we could be ready when the time comes as it now has", says Secretary of State’s…
Rescuers were launched three times last weekend to assist two yachts and a catamaran in distress in the Solent. Lifeboat crews from Gosport & Fareham Inshore Rescue Service (GAFIRS), based…
An unmanned sailing vessel launched by pupils at the Kent School in Chestertown, Maryland, USA, in June has made landfall near Pembrokeshire, Wales.
Why make heavy going in choppy conditions when a less demanding alternative heading will get you to your destination in about the same time? Asks Dick Everitt.
Pat Manley, a long-time contributor to PBO and who regularly featured in our Ask the Experts pages, passed away on 5 September.
Debris including a life raft, lifejacket and a spinnaker pole washed up in the Whitsand Bay area of Plymouth over the weekend.
MDL Marinas has become the first UK marina operator to offer electric vehicle charging points for the prestigious range of Tesla sports cars.
Renowned yachtsmen Geoff Holt and Sir Robin Knox-Johnston were among the players of this year’s Bramble Bank cricket match in the middle of the Solent.
Plans have been unveiled for a major redevelopment of Devon’s Noss-on-Dart Marina.
Two Royal Navy ships, three helicopters, a fishing vessel and the Peel RNLI lifeboat responded to a Mayday call from a sinking boat off the Isle of Man in the…
The UK's third largest boat show will be held at Kip Marina, Inverkip from Friday 14 to Sunday 16 October.