The World Sailing Speed Record Council (WSSRC) has officially ratified a new Cowes to Dinard monohull World Record for Phil Sharp and Class 40 yacht Imerys.
'Whilst we are all delighted to have succeeded, it is extremely worrying to see this lack of ice so starkly', says expedition leader David Hempleman-Adam
British sailor Jeanne Socrates admits that the cost of circumnavigation preparation has left her bank balance at ‘almost zero’.
The Team GB-selected sailor who was forced to drop out of the Rio 2016 Games line-up after being diagnosed with colorectal cancer is getting back on his bike for charity.
Steve, Kaz, Harry Pointon and crew have completed a circumnavigation of the UK in their 28ft yacht Tikka. The challenge took 11 weeks and covered 2,302 miles, raising more than…
The Pointon family have been joined by record-breaking, round-the-world yachtswoman Jeanne Socrates for the last leg of their Tikka's Around Britain Sail.
Disabled sailor Natasha Lambert, 19, has climbed Cairngorm mountain, sailed through Lochs and Sounds in the Highlands and negotiated the Caledonian and Crinan canals.
Gary ‘Ted’ Sargent from Dublin is on a quest to single-handedly sail a 13-foot dinghy around the entire coastline of Ireland for charity.
Kate and Jonny Harrison dreamed of a round-the-world backpacking tour to Australia – but then their plans took a nautical turn
Previously the most the 30-year-old had ever sailed single-handed was for an hour on the River Mersey.
It marks 54-year-old Donna Lange's second solo trip around the world in her 28 foot Southern Cross yacht.
Retired soldier Richard Keeling is gearing up to sail a 21ft Mini Transat around the Baltic Sea to raise money for two charities.
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
Dave is calling for PBO readers to join in with his sailing adventure, to share their wisdom, cheer him along the way and sail in company.
More than nine months after setting off from San Francisco in northern California, the Coxless Four women's rowing team have made land in Cairns, Australia.
French yachtswoman Florence Arthaud was among 10 people killed in a tragic helicopter accident in Argentina
Two-time solo Atlantic racer Basil Panakis shows PBO’s Ben Meakins how he prepared his 25ft yacht to face the Jester Challenge
Frank Cowper published the first amateur cruising guides 120 years ago. Ben Meakins reads Cowper’s Sailing Tours and plans his own passage, reflecting on sailing then and now
In a bid to bring archaic navigation information into the 21st century, Bob Bradfield has been on a one-man crusade to update charts of Scottish anchorages
Carlton Douglas takes his 21ft Westerly Jouster for a fortnight’s cruise to Brittany and back, with stops in St Helier and Herm on the homeward leg