Practical Boatowner - July 2017 (PB0717)


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Practical Boatowner issue PB0717 published by Time Inc.

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PBO tested – Autopilot technology: Cost vs complexity RCD in practice: Testing a one-off to comply with the rules JOG racing: Great adventures and the small boats that made them Smarten your cockpit with plastic teak: Cockpit seats revitalised with Dek-King synthetic teak planking PBO Project Boat 2: Planing the sheerline, fitting decks and gunwales Repair your deck knees: Curing problems created by fresh water ingress Convert your saloon berth to a double: Using IKEA slats to infill between bunks and create a double berth Sleep & the single-hander: How to ensure a safe kip on passage DIY restoration of a storm-struck yacht: How a wooden cruiser was brought back to life Orkneys observation: Afloat with the Orkney Spinner 13 and Longliner 2 London to Pin Mill: The concluding part of Richard Hare’s Thames Estuary odyssey Spring launch: PBO readers celebrate the start of another sailing season A tense episode in Prime Suspect: A shakedown cruise turns nasty in the Bristol Channel Wear pads made from a recycled pedal bin: PLUS more reader projects and tips Gybing problems and solutions: More hints and tips from the PBO Sketchbook Turkish delights: Cruising Turkey’s stunning Aegean coast Traditional Norway: A celebration of the work of Kysten, Norway’s maritime coastal society Andrew Ashman and Sarah Young. Credit: onEdition Clipper Race responds to publication of report into fatal accidents The Marine Accident Investigation Branch has published its report into two fatal accidents in the 2015-16 edition of the Clipper… Portsmouth Small Boat Channel update Following some early observations, Queen’s Harbour Master Portsmouth have subtly revised the route of the Portsmouth Small Boat Channel. Dave Selby July 2017 column. Credit Claudia Myatt Haven’t the foggiest – Dave Selby’s Mad about the Boat If you can navigate when you can’t see where you’re going, you’re a genius, says PBO columnist Dave Selby… PLUS… ‘Mad about the Boat’ columnist Dave Selby: ‘Haven’t the foggiest…’ Columnist Sam Llewellyn: Outboard outrage Monthly musings from Andrew Simpson: Pirates of the Caribbean… still? PBO products and services: Books and plans from the PBO shop New regular chandlery offers News: Clipper Race fatality report… plus more Regional news: New rules for Portsmouth… and more New regular chandlery offers Readers’ letters: Your views Ask the experts: Cable connections, oil info, a corroding prop… and more New gear: PBO looks at the latest marine products

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Publisher TI Media
Title Practical Boatowner
Frequency Monthly
Sector Hobbies & Interests
Date 1 Jul 2017
Month July
Year 2017