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In the January 2017 issue of Practical Boat Owner...


It’s vitally important to ensure that the tension of your boat’s rigging is within the correct limits: Alex Bell tests four rig tension gauges to assess their accuracy


In PBO’s dehumidifiers group test, the Meaco DD8L Junior won the best buy award – and Meaco have now produced an additional model with improved features, writes Alex Bell.


Using double-wall vacuum technology, the Chilly’s Bottle is a reusable bottle that is promised to keep your drink cold for up to 24 hours (or hot for 12 hours) whatever…


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


Our pick of PBO’s best on test over the past year is up for grabs as one great prize – worth more than £2,700!

Handheld VHF radios

A vital piece of kit in any boat cockpit, Alex Bell and a PBO test team check out popular handheld radios for effectiveness and ease of use

PBO October 2016 cover

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