PBO September 2016 cover

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

PBO collision avoidance software gear test

Ben Meakins puts Raymarine’s new Lighthouse AIS update through its paces in Southampton Water

PBO Summer 2016 cover

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

PBO July 2016 cover

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

PBO June 2016 cover

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

May 2016 PBO cover

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

PBO Feb 2016 cover

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

PBO January 2016 cover

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

PBO December 2015 cover

In the December 2015 issue of Practical Boat Owner...

Compact freshwater hose test

How portable, practical and useable are cassette-type hoses? Ben Meakins wrestles with the problem, tests six models and promises not to gush

PBO Tested-handheld searchlights

Alex Bell and a PBO test team compare a variety of handheld lamps, meanwhile assessing LEDs versus incandescent bulbs, with some illuminating results

Pontos winches

A range of four-speed winches from Pontos is claimed to offer more speed for race boats and more power for cruisers – but do they deliver? David Harding finds out