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In this issue

Handling in tight spaces
How to manoeuvre a powerboat in close quarters.

Cruising the Polish lakes
Exploring the vastness of Poland’s Masurian Lake District.

Fair winds to yachtsman Duncan Lougee

Tributes have been paid to a solo skipper who disappeared while sailing his 25ft Folkboat from the UK's south coast to Ireland as part of the Jester Baltimore Challenge.

Fair winds to yachtsman Duncan Lougee

2 mins

A narrow escape

Dave struggles to remember why owning a classic boat is such a privilege...

A narrow escape

2 mins

Death of the compass?

Navigation-what's hot and what's not

Death of the compass?

3 mins

Calm day antics

Getting close to seabirds, achieving a level horizon... and not dropping the camera

Calm day antics

3 mins

Traditional Broads motor cruisers

Why large wooden traditional cruisers such as the 43ft Silver Jubilee class are Clive and his wife's favourite holiday charter vessels

Traditional Broads motor cruisers

4 mins

Boats for cruising around the UK

Duncan Kent chooses the best sail and motor boats under 40ft for circumnavigating the islands of Britain and Ireland

Boats for cruising around the UK

10+ mins

Long-haul cruising CHECKLIST

Jimmy Cornell boils down decades' worth of world cruising surveys to find the factors that affect voyage success

Long-haul cruising CHECKLIST

10+ mins

Portable toilet buyer's guide

Ali Wood checks out the best places to go... when you really need to go

Portable toilet buyer's guide

9 mins

How to design modifications for your boat

Yacht designer lan Nicolson explains how to make changes to living space on board

How to design modifications for your boat

10 mins

Do I need my vessel re-certified?

Surveyor Ben Sutcliffe-Davies gives his advice on the implications to be considered when making changes to your boat

Do I need my vessel re-certified?

2 mins

Diesel heat exchanger and manifold repair

Barry Pickthall explains how he carried out engine repairs on a budget after a couple of years of Covid lockdown neglect

Diesel heat exchanger and manifold repair

3 mins

How to fit your own autopilot

Gilbert Park shows how he installed a new autopilot on his Trusty T23 motorboat

How to fit your own autopilot

7 mins

Build your kit boat like an expert

Polly Robinson shares her best practice for constructing a boat from a pre-cut kit, and how to troubleshoot potential problems

Build your kit boat like an expert

7 mins

Sinking pontoons and a twisted knee

John Latham experiences an inauspicious start to his cruise from Dublin to Northern Ireland when hit by gale force winds in harbour

Sinking pontoons and a twisted knee

7 mins

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Practical Boat Owner Magazine Description:

PublisherFuture

CategoryBoating & Sailing

LanguageEnglish

FrequencyMonthly

Published by Time Inc (UK).Practical Boat Owner is Britain's biggest-selling boating magazine, trusted and respected by all its readers. A source of useful and helpful information for both power and sail boat owners, PBO helps you get the most from your boat acting as a forum for interacting with like-minded individuals.

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