None of us are perfect and we all make mistakes. Find out more about common sailing and boating errors from our experts and what you need to do to ensure a happy day on the water
From hardcore racers like pop legend Simon Le Bon to George Clooney's love of motor yachts, here is our pick of the celebrities who adore sailing and boating.
The sun is breaking through the clouds and winter has finally released its grip on Britain – meaning there’s no better time to start preparing for the new boating season. We’ve rounded up some tips to get you set for the sailing season
With the start of Mutiny on Channel 4, YBW brings you the pick of sailing and boating TV programmes over the last 50 years. How many do you remember?
Ten promising young sailors and windsurfers from the UK have been revealed as winners of the 2017 RYA Regional Youth Champion Awards
Find out what Ellen MacArthur, Helena Lucas and Dee Caffari always have on them! YBW asked professional and amateur sailors what they kept in their sailing jacket pocket when they are out on the water.
Dylan Winter describes the move as "just one blip along the way" and stresses it is not the "last throw of the dice" for his Keep Turning Left film project
From the Spirit 54, also known as Soufrière, which starred in James Bond's Casino Royale, to the much-awaited Spirit 52, we take a look at the British boat builder's most beautiful vessels
Olympic bronze medallist in the Finn Class, Caleb Paine and IKA Formula Kite World Champion Daniela Moroz have been announced the winners of the prestigious award
For the fourth time, Dee Caffari will be skippering an all-women crew during the EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour. The team hope to inspire women from across the Gulf states to follow in their footsteps
In no particular order, we've pulled together some of the best sailing and boat-themed films of the 1980s. Vote, and let us know which one is your favourite!
From spy thrillers and historical novels to childhood classics, escape with one of these 10 sailing books. How many have you read? Let us know your recommendations!
What could be more enchanting than a doing a spot of Christmas shopping on a sailing ship on Lake Constance? If you are looking for a festive break this December, look no further than 'Bodensee' and celebrate Yule visiting the beautiful markets of Germany, Switzerland and Austria.
YBW's list of the top 10 yacht pioneers in the last 100 years. Who do you think should be on the list? We would love to hear your suggestions.
Morvargh Sailing Project are looking for eight people aged 14-18 to take part in Aspire360 and sail 1,735 nautical miles around the coast of Britain
No matter how long you've been sailing we all get those moments when our brains cloud over! Watch these boating hacks to get the grey cells working again!
Whether you are sailing in the UK or in warmer climates this autumn, choosing the correct clothing is important to ensure warmth and comfort at sea.
Sailing clubs and centres across the world are being encouraged to apply for grants to support disabled sailing following a successful Bart's Bash last month.
The 90s gave us some memorable boat-themed film classics. The Hunt for Red October kept us glued to the screen and there was not a dry eye in the cinema when Titanic came out. But which one is the best film of the 90s? Take our poll and vote for…
PBO columnist Dave Selby has achieved his dream of sailing his Sailfish 338 miles to the Southampton Boat Show and now he has another goal: being nominated for Yachtsman of the Year