Practical Boat Owner

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Practical Boat Owner
Editor David Pugh
Categories Boats
Frequency Monthly
Circulation 29,078 (ABC Jan - Dec 2013)[1]
Print and digital editions.
Publisher IPC Media
First issue 1967 (1967)
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Website Practical Boat Owner
ISSN 0032-6348

Practical Boat Owner is a British magazine about boats.[2] It is published by IPC Media.


The founding editor was Denny Desoutter.[2] In 2002, it was announced that Sarah Norbury would become editor.[3][4] She was later replaced by the current editor David Pugh.[5]

Associated publications[edit]

The magazine also produced a small crafts almanac[6] as well as a glossary of nautical terms,[7] both published by Bloomsbury.


  1. ^ "ABC Certificates and Reports: Practical Boat Owner". Audit Bureau of Circulations. Retrieved 24 February 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Denny Desoutter". Bloomsbury Publishing. Retrieved 14 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Norbury appointed to Practical Boat Owner". International Boat Industry. 10 September 2002. Retrieved 14 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Gelder promoted to editor". Press Gazette. 22 January 2003. Retrieved 14 March 2014. 
  5. ^ "Final countdown to Scotland's largest boat show". Anchorline. 9 October 2003. Retrieved 14 March 2014. PBO Editor David Pugh... 
  6. ^ Buttress, Rob; Towler, Perrin (2013). Reeds PBO small craft almanac 2014. London: Thomas Reed (Bloomsbury). ISBN 9781408193303. 
  7. ^ Desoutter, Denny (2013). The Adlard Coles book of boatwords. London: Bloomsbury. p. Preface. ISBN 9781472901521. 

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