The cargo ship EMS Majestic. Credit: Marine Traffic

The UK Coastguard received a Mayday call last night from the cargo ship EMS Majestic, which was taking on water and sinking 13 miles south east of Eastbourne

We took the PBO Project Boat on a shakedown sail - across the Channel and back! Read on to find out how Hantu Biru got on...

PBO January 2016 cover

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

Tim Marsden demonstrates how he fashioned a smart pair of cockpit locker lids for his bargain boat using glassfibre and iroko hardwood

Robin Knox-Johnston aboard Suhaili at the finish of the 1968 Sunday Times Golden Globe Race- Photo Bill Rowntree/PPL

The 2018 Golden Globe Race will test the mettle of modern sailors by limiting them to the same types of yachts and equipment available in 1968/9.