Sailors bound for the orca interaction hotspots of the Strait of Gibraltar and Iberian Peninsula can feel reassured that their insurance cover will not be in jeopardy.
Sea trials are scheduled to be held off the Portuguese coast to test a new acoustic deterrent device which aims to keep orcas away from boats
Are anchoring charges fair to those sailors who do not use facilities ashore? We look at both sides of the argument
Planning on sailing in Europe? The Cruising Association shares its advice on what you need to know for a stress-free cruise in the EU
Have you got a question for solo record-breaking offshore sailor Jeanne Socrates? The Cruising Association and PBO will be in conversation with the skipper to mark Women in Marine Day…
French officials have announced that five ports in Brittany will become temporary Ports of Entry from 1 June to 30 September 2023
The UK government, via Border Force, has introduced the single Pleasure Craft Report (sPCR) service for those travelling to and from the UK on pleasure craft at www.spcr.homeoffice.gov.uk…
A decision from the Court of Justice of the European Union could end the use of red diesel for private pleasure craft in the UK
The 2019 edition of the London Boat Show has been cancelled by British Marine because of a lack of support
Boaters have until 12 March to sign the Cruising Association's (CA) petition calling for a debate on the better marking of static fishing gear
There are now fears that sailors in Croatia will leave the country rather than pay the additional costs
The Cruising Association welcomed its 6,000 member at the show and celebrated by gifting them a bottle of champagne
The RYA is advising all sailors visiting Belgium that fines for having red diesel on board remain suspended
An emotional homecoming to the River Thames, where Dave’s sailing odyssey began...from his October 2017 PBO column and podcast
Yachtsman Peter Howell, who sails Sundowner, has contacted PBO to warn fellow readers of lock restrictions at the River Vilaine at Arzal, Southern Brittany
All boat owners MUST have the new DEPKA form by 26 September this year - and if they don’t, the new law states fines will be imposed, warns the CA
The announcement of the General Election on June 8 has meant the Government’s petition committee has had to be closed and the 5,715 signatures are now lost.
Poorly-marked lobster pots and fishing gear are the most difficult and unpredictable hazard facing coastal cruising people, warns the Cruising Association
A new taxation law affecting yachts in Greece still appears to be in a stalemate position with no forward movement since the law was confirmed in August.
The first point of contention is that in the rates they have announced, you will see a huge jump between an 11.9 metre boat and a 12.1 metre boat, says…