The latest issue of PBO features offshore single-handed sailing tips for dreamers and DIYers plus stories of seamanship and practical ideas for boats of all…
More than 880 yachts have so far signed up to the 2017 Round the Island Race, which will be taking place on Saturday 1 July with a first start of
Charmian Entwistle recommends Castlebay, Barra as a charming stopping-off point when visiting the Outer Hebrides...
The Volvo Ocean Race has solved the question of whether its future should be monohull or multihull – by opting for both.
We examine what the Recreational Craft Directive requirements really mean, and test the traditional tiller pilot against a modern, stabilised version.
In the July 2017 issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine...
If you can navigate when you can’t see where you’re going, you’re a genius, says PBO columnist Dave Selby
Returning for its 49th year, the Southampton Boat Show is planning to get more people than ever before participating in boating and watersports activities.
Henderson Island, one of the world’s most remote islands in the South Pacific, has been found to be littered with an estimated 37.7million pieces of plastic.
The two crew who were feared missing have made contact with North Yorkshire Police to say they are safe and well.
An extensive search across the Yorkshire coast is being carried out after a yacht was spotted aground in the early hours of this morning.
The Isle of Wight yachtsman aims to become the first disabled sailor to achieve a non-stop round Britain and Ireland voyage.
New data required to demonstrate the danger of poorly marked fishing gear to recreational boaters
"The crew of the yacht had managed to free the mast, not an easy task in 30 knots of wind" said Mumbles lifeboat deputy second coxswain James Bolter
The event, which starts on Friday 19 May and is part of the Poole Maritime Festival, is promised to offer a marina full of boats and 200+ exhibitors.
Running from 13 May to 21 May, there will be lots of chances to get on the water and try your hand at sailing and windsurfing.
Ignore petrol-engine exhaust fumes inside boats at your peril - it’s indicating your boat may be filling with carbon monoxide, warns the Boat Safety Scheme
"A great example of how a personal locator beacon, when properly used and registered, can save a person’s life" said UK Coastguard's Aimee Phillimore.
2018 Golden Globe Race competitor Antoine Cousot launched his gleaming gold Biscay 36 ketch renamed Goldstar following a major eight-month refit.
Seals may experience hearing loss from underwater vessel noise, according to new research from the University of St Andrews.
The bodies of two men have been recovered following a rescue operation launched off the south west coast of Scotland.