Project Boat Secret 20

David Pugh and Ben Meakins tackle the truing up of the new project boat’s keel, stem and stern – and enjoy a long-deferred sea trial in a completed Secret 20…

BTC-22

A performance weekender built in Britain has been missing for a long time – which is why it’s good to meet the BTC-22, says David Harding

PBO APRIL 19 COVER

Free plans for building your own Nigel Irens 14-footer, and more, in the latest issue of PBO

SCOD

Rupert Holmes charts the innovations and developments in yacht design that marked the post-war years through the 1950s

PBO March 19 cover

Sleep easy at anchor - a twin-hook anchoring technique to keep you safe in the roughest storm - in the latest issue of PBO

In terms of size, scope, ambition, number of exhibitors – pretty much any measure you care to mention – Dusseldorf Boat Show (19-27 Jan) is one of the world’s biggest.…

PBO_FEB19_cover

Popular classics! 11 great yachts and what they cost today (part 1 post war and 1950s) in the latest issue of PBO

Zest01

Professional paint finishes look stunning but can be eye-wateringly expensive. A DIY job can achieve a tough, glossy result for a fraction of the cost...

Littlehampton

Described by Vogue magazine as one of the coolest seaside resorts in Britain, this seaside town nestled along the south east coastline is enjoying a new lease of life following…