Brilliant ideas from the Golden Globe race and top tips from Honda on maintaining 4-stroke outboards, plus build your own daysailer with Nic Compton.
Sunshine broke through the grey skies that had shadowed the build-up to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Sailing Competition as the first races got under way yesterday.
The Irish Coast Guard (IRCG) regrets to announce that a volunteer member of the Doolin Coast Guard unit lost her life when participating in a search off Kilkee for a…
A man who had fallen overboard from a small boat in strong winds was rescued by an off-duty RNLI lifeguard who was out kitesurfing.
Reigning 2.4mR champion, Helena Lucas, believes Britain’s Paralympic sailors have learned from the “snakes and ladders” racing of last month’s Olympics.
PBO columnist Dave Selby and his Sailfish 18 Marlin will be leading a flotilla of small, affordable boats to Southampton's Town Quay at 8.30am tomorrow, Tuesday 13 September, ahead of…
HM Coastguard now has a new eye in the sky, as a Jetstream 41 turboprop aircraft is being trialled as part of a development to support our search and rescue…
Diesel bug can clog filters and starve your boat engine of fuel just when you need it most. Can diesel bug treatments kill it off? We test 12 to find
Emboldened by the lack of response to his first PBO practical article, Dave pledges to reveal how to remove your own appendix at sea
In the October 2016 issue of Practical Boat Owner...
Whether it's making an instrument panel from a tablet stand, turning bed slats into a dinghy floor, creating a wine rack from a book case, assisting with cockpit locker organisation…
Last year, having put a couple of instruments on my Christmas list – a battery monitor and a Navtex receiver – I was delighted when Santa duly delivered them in…
After 32 days, 3400 miles (6000 km) struggling against the cold, hunger, and fatigue, French skipper Guirec Soudée and his pet hen, Monqiue have put the Northwest Passage behind them.
Six British Paralympic sailors will be battling for Rio 2016 glory when the regatta gets under way on Monday, 12 September.
The inaugural ARC Channel Islands rally has successfully created a channel-crossing community, says its World Cruising Club organisers.
Find out how to thicken and sheath ropes to stop them slipping in a clutch in this extract from Splicing Modern Ropes, by Jan-Willem Polman
Dr Ed Reeves outlines a variety of treatments intended to alleviate the misery of seasickness – while noting that prevention is better than cure, in this extract from Heavy Weather
The Olympic sailing stars who will be helping to officially open the Southampton Boat Show on Friday 16 September 2016 have been announced.
Newly-qualified RYA Day Skipper Laura Hodgetts charters a yacht around the Sporades islands and the Gulf of Volos
Golem went for £95,000 in an unreserved Government auction - far less that the £300,000 it sold for a couple of years ago, while Albernina sold for £14,750
A 39ft (12m) yacht that ran aground while leaving James Watt Dock Marina, with three people and a small dog on board, later sank while under tow.