A marine safety alert has been issued by the US Coast Guard after it found more than 60 life jackets which had to be destroyed during a recent inspection.
The Boat Safety Scheme is urging all boat owners to be aware of carbon monoxide safety advice, following the deaths of two people in Norfolk.
The Boating Safety Mobile app aims to help boaters make sure their vessel is seaworthy. It also has an "Emergency Assistance" button.
Seasickness causes, prevention and cures. We look at pills, patches, bands and natural remedies to highlight what may work best for you.
As sailors and boaters, we have a responsibility to treat the environment with respect. Following these guidelines is good environmental practice for any sailor.
Being the victim of boat theft is a nasty experience so we’ve got our top 10 tips on how to keep both your vessel and your belongings safe
The MS Tûranor PlanetSolar catamaran is on its way to Paris – using only the power of the sun – where it will be used as a centrepiece for the…
A marine technology group has begun a crowd funding campaign for an on board data sharing device that will allow users to connect to mobile devices and the cloud.
Is there any better feeling than crossing the English Channel in your own boat? Read our guide to crossing the Channel in your own boat below
Winterising your craft might be time consuming but it's necessary to keep her protected during the cold season. We've put together a list of guidelines and asked surveyor and former…
There’s a lot to consider when buying a boat in Europe. In the first of our four-part feature, we explain how to go about finding a reputable seller and what…
Marine surveyor Tony Skeats talks through the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning and how you can protect yourself and your crew
Keeping a close eye on your rigging is an essential part of boat maintenance and good seamanship
Anchoring can be daunting, but once achieved can make for some of the most relaxing trips on board. Read our simple guide to anchoring for some useful tips
Kitting your boat out with the full safety rig isn't cheap, but for the peace of mind that you and your family are safe at sea, it’s worth every penny…
You’re ready to slip the lines, the engine’s ticking, lifejackets are on, and breakables are stowed, but are you really prepared for cruising abroad?
Who wouldn’t want their furry friend on their nautical travels? Make sure you comply with the regulations when taking pets on board before you leave
Faced with petrol or diesel, be realistic. Diesel engines have a reputation for greater reliability and safety, and at present for far cheaper fuel costs
What are the advantages and disadvantages of the various kinds of engine installation and which is best suited to your boating needs?
The sun is breaking through the clouds and winter has finally released its grip meaning there’s no better time to start preparing for the new boating season