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Charity challenger Dave Birch has completed a 75-mile cross-Channel sail from Guernsey to Torquay in a Laser Pico dinghy.
While dealing with a grounded yacht, GAFIRS rescuers were tasked to another emergency after a yacht hit the submarine barrier off Southsea and issued a Mayday distress call.
A single-handed French sailor was rescued six miles off the Wicklow coast after making a distress call.
GPS will keep us on the straight and narrow by constantly showing how much we need to adjust our heading for changes in tide, wind and boat speed.
The missing Platino sailor has also been named as Stephen (Steve) Forno, 63-years-old from Devonport, New Zealand
DONG Energy is adding 32 more turbines to the existing 25 at Burbo Bank in Liverpool Bay, in an extension project reported to be worth £450million.
Using a lifesling to make contact with and recover a man overboard.
PHEW! In fact DOUBLE PHEW! Marlin’s in the boat shed at last, writes Dave Selby sorts out his trailer and takes to the road...
Getting back to a man overboard under power
The RORC-recommended Quick-Stop method of getting back to a MOB.
‘Man overboard!’ It’s a cry that chills the blood. But most of us go sailing to relax and enjoy some time afloat, and even the most well-meaning of us will…
In the Summer 2016 issue of Practical Boat Owner...
The real cost of engineering solutions to a problem that didn’t exist in the first place, muses PBO columnist Dave Selby.
Two people were electrocuted while moving their yacht in Scotland's Outer Hebrides when the mast hit live power lines
The Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ) has suspended the search for the sailor lost overboard from the yacht Platino
One yachtsman was killed, another lost overboard and three rescued from the 65ft yacht Platino, in extreme conditions off the coast of New Zealand
A long-term, out-of-work, time-served plater from North Tyneside swapped his sofa for the slipway and hand-built a 50ft-long steel canal narrow boat.
The proposed changes are designed to mitigate cross-harbour flows, minimise sedimentation, improve navigation, and ensure sheltered dayboat mooring provision.
The solo sailor managed to pull his yacht clear of the rocks but then a damaged propeller left him drifting helplessly towards Yarmouth Pier.
Firefighters are investigating the cause of a blaze which damaged a chandlery building at a Bursledon boatyard last night.