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.
The illustration shows the only way I have been able to stop through-deck chainplates from leaking. The ‘bonnet’ is made of ¼in (6mm) canvas Bakelite, also known as Tufnol or…
David Taylor adapts an Ikea wine rack to build a serviceable bookcase
Six exhausted and weather-worn celebrities and six Volvo Ocean Race veterans crossed the finish line of the BT Sport Relief Challenge: Hell on High Seas on Friday night.
Chichester Harbour Master has issued a Local Notice to Mariners regarding the start of maintenance dredging at Sparkes and Northney marinas next week.
New photographs of Joshua Slocum and Spray have turned up in possession of an elderly woman whose family spent their summers at Hyannis Point, Massachusetts.
Plas Heli is organising a new boat show using the facilities of the Welsh National Sailing Academy in Pwllheli, from 10 to 12 June 2016.
A yacht abandoned by a Russian sailor who was rescued in storms off the coast of Norfolk is still beached at Scroby Sands - three months later.
A British crew member on the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race is being evacuated to Shanghai after suffering a suspected fractured arm during a violent storm.
Boat owners are being encouraged to check their moorings after six boats broke free amid gale-force winds in Holes Bay, Poole.
During his 15 years as a marine engineer with the breakdown service Sea Start, Nick Eales has seen it all. He talks to Jake Kavanagh and offers PBO readers tips…
World-renowned yacht, Gipsy Moth IV, in which Sir Francis Chichester sailed around the globe in 1966 is making an appearance at the 2016 Jersey Boat Show.
Storm force 10 winds have forced the Sport Relief challenge team of six celebrities and six Volvo Ocean Race veterans into port at Plymouth until the storm passes
A Clipper Race team statement about their LMAX Exchange race yacht's initial discovery of deceased German sailor Manfred Bajorat
Two armed gunmen boarded a yacht anchored at Wallilabou Bay, St. Vincent, killing one German national and injuring another.
British yachtsman Ian Walker is set to skipper a Volvo Ocean Race 65 with a crew of VOR sailors and celebrities in aid of Sport Relief.
Cornelis van Rietschoten tells PBO “Another 10 minutes and I would have been unconscious”
Sooner or later most cruising skippers are likely to be faced with having to raft up in a harbour. But it needn’t be a stressful experience...
A dismasted yacht has been successfully sailed from northern Spain to Cowes, Isle of Wight under jury rig - for a new mast.
The Northern Boat Show is returning to Liverpool’s Waterfront for a second year this June with quadruple the number of boats on display.
John Owen constructs a versatile and economical boat tent from a polytunnel