Practical Boatowner - January 2017 (PB0117)


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Practical Boatowner issue PB0117 published by Time Inc.

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Easy tweaks to a budget boat: Expert tips for sails and rigging PBO Project Boat 2 – Fitting the transom and final frames: Work continues apace on PBO’s Secret 20 kit boat PBO Tested – Hebridean windvane: Make it yourself, then fit it. PBO tries out a DIY self-steerer Low-cost sail through the French canals: 1,332km through French waterways on a restored £400 Pandora PBO Boat Test – Hanse 415: …on a Croatian charter cruise PBO Tested -Tools for tight spaces: Ideal implements for confined conditions Harrison Butler designs: The ‘well balanced and sweet handling’ boat designs of Thomas Harrison Butler Build a sailing dinghy: Part three – fitting out and rigging Marinise a diesel: Convert a car engine and save a fortune On board in a barge race: Match racing on board a Thames barge Charts or buoyage: Which should you trust? Bear away, eventually: A reader’s haphazard shakedown sail in Lazy Bear, a newly-purchased 25ft Cobra London Boat Show preview: What to look out for at ExCel Fitting a SonarPhone: A ‘virtual’ depth sounder and fishfinder Fix a rusty mast step: How to forestall the risk of mast step truss failure Make a wireless remote control for an autopilot: PLUS more reader projects and tips How to stop rolling at anchor: Hints and tips from the PBO Sketchbook Anchorages in upper Loch Fyne: Favourite areas for dropping the hook in a beautiful sea loch on Scotland’s west coast PLUS… Waiting for the tide: The editor’s welcome to this month’s PBO – sign up for PBO’s free monthly e-newsletter at: ‘Mad about the Boat’ columnist Dave Selby: The thin end of the wedge Columnist Sam Llewellyn: In search of a restful rig Monthly musings from Andrew Simpson: Anxiety is a drag PBO products and services: Books and plans from the PBO Shop News: DIY Safe Antifouling Initiative 2017 launches, World Sailors of the Year named… and more Regional news: Yacht and container ship collide, Golden Globe preparations… and more Readers’ letters: Your views Ask the experts: Whether to replace sails (and the mast), and more reader queries answered New gear: PBO looks at the latest marine products

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Publisher Time Inc.
Title Practical Boatowner
Frequency Monthly
Sector Hobbies & Interests
Date 1 Jan 2017
Month January
Year 2017