Prepare your boat for the adventure of a lifetime – a cruise round Britain – and the PBO Seadog Special: your guide to getting the…
Charmian Entwistle recommends a visit to the Isle of Canna, a handy stop-off en route to or from Skye or the Outer Hebrides, but also an alluring destination in its…
Dick Everitt assesses the differences between raster and vector charts when deciding on which chart plotter to buy
Boat Owners are being warned to batten down the hatches ahead of Storm Frank which looks set to hit coastal areas.
Simple steps to make the winter laying-up process straightforward, painless and effective
HM Coastguard are advising the public to stay away from the carcass of an 8.2 metre whale which washed up on a Welsh beach.
Up-to-date printed paper charts are a good bet for identifying your position – but they do have their limits, says Dick Everitt
How do you ensure an efficient reef with a roller-reefing headsail and slab-reefing mainsail? David Harding explains
Wishing all PBO's readers a very Merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous New Year!
Dick Everitt gives us a clear picture of the advantages to be gained from using radar to check our navigation
A chance to find out more about next summer's new ARC Channel Islands rally at the London Boat Show on Saturday 9 January
Liveaboard boat owner Chris Tunstall of Portland Marina was picked at random to scoop all the top 10 items of PBO’s big Christmas giveaway.
The 300-berth Edinburgh Marina with residential, retail and spa hotel development will be just 2.5 miles from the city centre
Foreigners in Turkey must now carry a passport valid for at least 60 days beyond the “duration of stay” of their e-Visa or Residence Permit, the Cruising Association warns.
A 58-year-old man suffered burns to his hands, feet and face after a fire in a diesel heater broke out on his yacht
Around 400 boats will be showcased at the 2016 London Boat Show, from 8-17 January, including the restored PBO Project Boat Hantu Biru
In an emotional evening, with many winners and a surprise proposal, the 30th Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) prize-giving party brought the rally to a close for another year
"Interest in this retro race has struck a chord with so many sailors around the world," says 2018 Golden Globe Race founder Don McIntyre
There have been many dramas since the ARC yachts set sail from Las Palmas, Gran Canaria. Yet the vast majority of participants enjoyed a safe passage, and spirits were high…
A turbocharger on an engine is an effective way to get extra horsepower, improve fuel consumption and emissions. But when a turbo goes wrong it’s definitely time to call in…
When your boat’s being battered by a storm and you want to ride things out, a drogue will make things more comfortable. But which one should you buy? Ben Meakins…