How to avoid and spot the 15 big problems you don't want on a boat, the vital tasks you need to do on your boat…
RIB driver Morgan George Smith, 21, of Northampton is now serving a three-year jail sentence for gross negligence manslaughter
Why the correct manoeuvres for the sea conditions will reduce hogging and sagging stress on both ship and crew
Would gas to liquid (GTL) fuel work better than diesel fuel? PBO's engine whisperer, Stu Davies ponders the question
So you're thinking of ditching that old gas cooker and trying some induction cooking? Here's what you need to know on power consumption and how to run one onboard your…
Ali Wood gets some bug-beating advice from Marine 16’s Peter Weide and learns why modern diesel requires more attention than ever
Skeleton Crew, the only American team in the 2023 Ocean Globe Race, have announced they are retiring from the event due to "unexpected challenges"
Rupert Holmes previews some of the latest new boats under 40ft that made an appearance at the La Rochelle boat show
Ali Wood meets the French team behind the new TEMO 1000, and tests the electric outboard on Southampton Water
David Harding looks at some of the latest developments in junk rig and meets the owners of different types of boat who are all convinced of its merits
Boat owners are being urged to contact their insurers before switching to lithium batteries to check their insurance will still be valid.
It is 70 years since Ann Davison arrived in New York, the end of her voyage which saw her become the first woman to sail across the Atlantic solo. Katy…
After seven years of regular use, a saildrive gaiter should be changed before it deteriorates to let water through the hull, warns Tony Davies
Just 5m (17ft) long on deck and classically styled in wood-epoxy, the Shilling opens up a whole new world of sailing – as David Harding discovered
With the publication of the uncensored version of We Fought Them in Gunboats, Julia Jones reflects on the book’s author, Robert Hichens, and the role he and others played in…
Coming alongside can be tricky for singlehanded and short-handed sailors. Øyvind Bordal has some sailing skills that will come in handy in harbours
Picking up a pile mooring can be a challenge – especially in a tidal harbour. David Harding explains how it’s done
Sailors bound for the orca interaction hotspots of the Strait of Gibraltar and Iberian Peninsula can feel reassured that their insurance cover will not be in jeopardy.
An invasive non-native worm species has been discovered on two boats in Ramsey, Isle of Man, and on boats at Whitehaven in Cumbria
Modern outboard engines are fuel efficient, but there are still ways you can get more miles per litre from your boat, says Jake Kavanagh
11 teams have crossed the start line of Leg 2 of the Ocean Globe Race, with the remaining three yachts to start in the coming days