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’
A yacht abandoned by a Russian sailor who was rescued in storms off the coast of Norfolk is still beached at Scroby Sands - three months later.
Two armed gunmen boarded a yacht anchored at Wallilabou Bay, St. Vincent, killing one German national and injuring another.
Cornelis van Rietschoten tells PBO “Another 10 minutes and I would have been unconscious”
"Bad luck and propulsion difficulties halted their sailing for several hours", said Exmouth RNLI spokesman.
A precautionary 1,000-metre anchorage exclusion zone has been put in place where a torpedo-like object was found on Scotland's Scapa Flow seabed
WARNING: DISTURBING IMAGE. The mummified body of missing German sailor Manfred Fritz Bajorat was discovered at his chart table
Visiting seafarers will have the chance to accumulate free berthing at Cowes Yacht Haven marina on the Isle of Wight.
In the April 2016 issue of Practical Boat Owner...