Practical Boatowner - January 2018 (PB0118)


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Practical Boatowner issue PB0118 published by Time Inc.

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On sale now! Looking forward to the London Boat Show with a two-for-one ticket offer, plus nautical Christmas gift ideas and plenty more for boat owners of all types: sail and power BOATS Class associations How bands of dedicated enthusiasts offer boat owners sound advice and a social network Tested: Drakkar 24 Daysailer with a difference: The Drakkar 24, a spacious day boat that is fast and easy to sail SEAMANSHIP Refining a rig How to improve your boat’s performance under sail Chastised by the sea Learning from experience: Charles Godden regrets not acting on concerns about his anchor stowage GEAR Buyer’s guide to wifi on board Duncan Kent examines the proliferation of wifi boosters and routers on the market New gear This month features a weather forecasting app, digital AIS transponder, a breathable jacket and other Christmas present ideas Installing a Planar heater Ross Farncombe installs an inexpensive diesel boat heater CRUISING Timeless Tenby Ali Wood visits this charming resort and port in West Wales Idyllic Ionian anchorages Georgina Moon on peaceful places to drop the hook in Greek waters PRACTICALS Rebuilding a Yanmar An inexpensive way to restore an engine that has seized up Monitor a starter battery A DIY idea to permanently display the charge in your starter battery Gelcoat repainting How and why to use one-pack paint on a yacht’s topsides Fitting a fuel tank Rob Gibson on how he replaced the rusty tank on his Trapper 500 Restoring hull shine When polishing no longer works, Mike Pickles says try respraying Filtering varnish Make your paint and varnish last by filtering the congealed lumps Reinforcing a dinghy hull Step by step guide to using woven cloth to reinforce a GRP hull Cleaning Treadmaster Richard Hare rids his deck of mould

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Publisher TI Media
Title Practical Boatowner
Frequency Monthly
Sector Hobbies & Interests
Date 1 Jan 2018
Month January
Year 2018