With 40nm separating Vendée Globe leader Armel Le Cléac'h from Alex Thomson and 350nm left to the finishing line, victory in the solo round-the-world race now comes down to one…
Early bird entries for the 2017 Round the Island Race around the Isle of Wight on Saturday 1 July, will open at 00.00 on Friday 27 January.
‘On the 15th day of our crossing our rudder completely disintegrated and we were left with no steering’
Zara Roberts from Scarborough has been awarded the RYA Yachtmaster of the Year 2016 for her exceptional performance across all aspects of the examination.
Brain power is still best for calculating weather, wind and tidal information, says Dick Everitt
British yachtswoman Jeanne Socrates still has her sights set on becoming the the oldest person to sail non-stop, solo and unassisted around the world, despite having to wait until September…
Dame Ellen MacArthur, Olympic champion and World Sailor of the Year Saskia Clark and yachtswoman Dee Caffari are among the many big name guests confirmed for this year’s London Boat…
A delay involving the Harbour Infrastructure Funding Agreement has meant it will not be possible to start the Eastern Channel dredging works in January.
The World Sailing Speed Record Council (WSSRC) has officially ratified a new Cowes to Dinard monohull World Record for Phil Sharp and Class 40 yacht Imerys.
'As for what it means for the wider world of sailing – well, where racing design leads, cruising design often follows..." says PBO boat tester David Harding.
Lone Australian yachtsman Shane Freeman has set sail on a 14,500-mile voyage to England in order to compete in the 2018 Golden Globe Race.
'It's brutal. Absolutely brutal. I do wonder why I do this sometimes", says Britain's Vendée Globe contender Alex Thomson
The 2017 edition of the Reeds PBO Small Craft Almanac is now available, offering many unique features for small craft sailors in the UK, Ireland and much of northern Europe.
"You haven't won the race, if in winning the race you have lost the respect of your competitors." Legendary sailor Paul Elvstrom has died at the age of 88.
One lucky winner will scoop a selection of Practical Boat Owner magazine's best on test over the past year as one great prize – worth more than £2,700!
50 years old, and still aspirational. Editor David Pugh welcomes you to the latest issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine.
We took a trip to Brightlingsea to sail a Secret 20 while ours was in transit
British yachtswoman Jeanne Socrates has repaired last month's storm damage and resumed her record-breaking quest aboard her 38ft yacht Nereida.
"I packed my grab bag with passport etc at one point... to be ready for the worst but Nereida rode the big seas well despite a lot of shaking and…
The Volvo Ocean Race is making a major rule change to give world-class female sailors a much clearer pathway to compete at the highest level of offshore sailing in the…