forward looking sonar

How effective is forward-looking sonar at flagging up shoals and obstacles on the seabed? David Pugh compares the findings from five devices

Sprayhood window

Do you have a foggy view? Don’t throw away your expensive sprayhood or awning – you can replace the windows for just a few pounds, says Jake Kavanagh

The Transat Bakerly - Maxime Sorel. Credit: Lloyd Images

The Transat yacht VandB has been in 'serious collision' with a cargo ship and suffered damage to its bowsprit and rig - although the skipper is safe and uninjured.


Kannad Marine has instigated a global recall programme following a problem with the company's SAFELINK Manual and Auto GPS EPIRBs

PBO June 2016 cover

In the June 2016 issue of Practical Boat Owner...