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Resealing windows: How to keep your boat windows leak-free

PBO Tested – MOB ladders: Simple – but are they effective?

PBO Tested – Padlocks: Strength versus durability

WIN THE PBO PROJECT BOAT!: Our beloved Snapdragon 23 is up for grabs

PBO Boat Test – Dragonfly 25: On the water in a versatile, trailable tri

The magic 30 feet: Peter Poland’s pick of UK-built best-selling boats from 28-30ft

Get afloat for less: Restoring a £400 Pandora

Make a boat tent from a polytunnel: A versatile, economical solution

Solar panels: Small space, maximum area

Diesel polishing: How to get the bugs out

How to use trim tabs: Reduce drag and gain control

Pilotage tips and techniques: Navigate using traditional methods

Making a DIY flopper-stopper: …and straightening out a toerail, PLUS more reader projects and tips

Hacked off: A hacksaw is essential for any boat toolkit

Getting off the putty!: Hints and tips from the PBO Sketchbook

Drop-in service and a smashing time: A reader’s boat gets used for a winching exercise – and target practice

The bonnie Clyde: Scottish cruise by Shrimper and Corribee

Lanzarote’s year-round allure: Looking for a sunny home for your boat?

Worthwhile watchkeeping: Inside the National Coastwatch Institution


Waiting for the tide: PBO editor David Pugh welcomes you to the magazine – sign up for David’s free monthly e-newsletter at: http://emails.timeincuk.co.uk/YBW_webcross

‘Mad about the Boat’ columnist Dave Selby: Ever been rear-ended by a pontoon?

Columnist Sam Llewellyn: Nearer my Cod to Thee

Monthly musings from Andrew Simpson: An extra knot isn’t always welcome

PBO products and services: Books and plans from the PBO Shop

News: DIY antifouling product regulations set to change significantly… and more

Regional news: Teenager saves MOB grandfather, new pontoons for Ramsgate… and more

Readers’ letters: your views

Ask the experts: Mainsail reefing from the cockpit, handling a twin-engined boat on just one engine, plus more reader queries answered

New gear: PBO looks at the latest marine products