Any number of factors can affect the wind near land on coastal voyages, says Dick Everitt.
Dave hatches a plan to tackle the America’s Cup in ‘state-of-the-ark’ SailfisHes (with random capitals), in the August 2017 issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine.
Yachtsman Peter Howell, who sails Sundowner, has contacted PBO to warn fellow readers of lock restrictions at the River Vilaine at Arzal, Southern Brittany
"The very high tide also leads to a very low tide at low water. Both skippers did the right thing and called for help sooner rather than later..."
Deganwy Marina, one of the most modern marinas in North Wales is being offered for sale by The Crown Estate, with a guide price of £2,500,000.
A Mayday call was made from a single-handed 9m yacht that was taking on water seven miles north-west of St Agnes, Cornwall.
Sailors are invited to join a Flotilla in Carlingford Lough, Ireland in tribute to R116 - the Coast Guard helicopter that crashed with the loss of four crew lives.
Single-handed yachtsman Keith White has completed his round-Britain voyage – despite a rescue scuppering the non-stop aspect of his quest
With just under 50 days remaining until the Clipper 2017-18 Race start on 20 August, further details have been unveiled for the festivities in Liverpool.
A total of 1,342 yachts turned out to compete in Round the Island Race 2017, with the 70ft trimaran Concise 10 achieving a thrilling race record.
The annual Round the Island Race will be be taking place bright and early tomorrow, with 1,342 yachts expected to sail around the Isle of Wight.
The UK Coastguard search and rescue helicopter made a 530-mile round trip yesterday to rescue a desperately unwell yachtsman in the Atlantic Ocean.
A year today, up to 30 sailors will embark on a solo circumnavigation in small yachts using paper charts, a sextant and wind-up chronometer to navigate by.
An 18ft yacht that required assistance in the Solent was described by rescuers as being in a 'poor condition.'
The Kiwi team dominated the 35th America’s Cup finals, winning 8 races to ORACLE TEAM USA’s one race win, to claim the oldest trophy in international sport.
Users of the Exe Estuary are invited to find out more about proposals for new ‘Wildlife Refuge’ areas, formerly known as Voluntary Exclusion Zones.
A comprehensive guide to where visiting sailors can find hot showers, facilities to top up water tanks and fuel, access Wi-Fi and stock up on supplies, plus the prices charged.
Solo sailor and adventurer Lisa Blair has recommenced her attempt to circumnavigate Antarctica.
Conventional thinking strongly favours the fitting of intakes and outlets in boat hulls – but some think that theory is full of holes, muses Dave Selby.
In the Summer 2017 issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine...