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…
The Sailfish community has mobilised to help Marlin’s Mission get afloat safely, as Dave Selby prepares to head off on his charity voyage to the Southampton Boat Show.
I’m so daunted by the enormity of Marlin’s Mission I’ve fled to Sardinia to spend a week with friends on a boat before I really get stuck into all the…
In the July 2016 issue of Practical Boat Owner...
With public opinion closely divided ahead of the ‘Brexit’ referendum on whether or not the United Kingdom should remain part of the European Union, we look at what it could…
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A yacht that made the headlines when her two-man American crew were assisted by the emergency services nine times in seven months, has found a new home.
The Royal Navy ship HMS Mersey has played a key part in an operation to seize a vessel suspected of smuggling cocaine off Nicaragua.
The Cruising Association has issued an Eastern Mediterranean overview, and urges sailors not to be deterred from these waters by the ongoing migrant crisis.
As the World ARC 2015-16 fleet arrived back in Saint Lucia, they joined the special band of circumnavigators who have sailed the world on their own boats...
Dave Selby finds out how much work he has to do to prepare his Sailfish 18 Marlin for their forthcoming 300-mile voyage.
A Mayday call from a sinking yacht with a lone sailor on board sparked an Easter Sunday call out for three lifeboat crews.
The new-look Cowes Port Handbook 2016-2017 is hot off the press and being distributed to numerous outlets around the Isle of Wight.
A single-handed sailor transmitted a Mayday call when his yacht ran aground on Bognor Rocks and he feared it holed and at risk of sinking
Letting PBO readers in on a Secret... deputy editor Ben Meakins reveals the next PBO Project Boat and welcomes you to the latest issue.
Mariners are strongly advised to remain 30 metres to the north of the Cowes Breakwater crest to avoid the surplus gravel, which reduces depths below those charted.
Dave provocatively contends that an ensign can make a serviceable tea towel – and vice versa
In the May 2016 issue of Practical Boat Owner...
Two people were rescued from a burning yacht by the crew of a fishing boat who responded to the Mayday call.
Laura Hodgetts talks to the skippers of 20 boats on the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC), ‘the biggest downwind gear test of the year’