Practical Boatowner - October 2017 (PB1017)


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Practical Boatowner issue PB1017 published by Time Inc.

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Electric propulsion: Conversion options compared PBO Project Boat 2: Building up the chines and adding curved cappings 3D printing: Design and print your own boat parts WIN! A Dokensip wireless sensor system starter pack worth £1100 Reinforcing a mast base: Making a base for a mast compression post Trim your leech: Extend your sail life and improve performance Production boats: Tracing their recent development MTB 102: The tale of a Dunkirk veteran Testing times?: A chartered Beneteau Oceanis 48 Modifying a gaffer: A 1930s gaffer goes electric Talking point: Good Samaritans: the rules and risks A taste of salt: A reader recalls his first sea trip Reinforcing a mast base: Making a base for a mast compression post Restoring a Tamarisk 24: From nondescript to noteworthy Dicky ticker: How to repair a ship’s clock Refurbish a windlass: Save money by overhauling an old unit Improve your calorifier: Appending an expansion tank to a hot water system Fitting a lifting tiller: PLUS more reader projects and tips A few sprayhood ideas: Tips from the PBO Sketchbook Dave Selby Oct 2017 issue A lot of water under the bridge – Dave Selby’s Mad about the Boat An emotional homecoming to the River Thames, where Dave’s sailing odyssey began...from his October 2017 PBO column and podcast Flare amnesty. Credit: Ramora UK Hampshire marine flare disposal scheme launched The goal is to raise £85,000 for two dedicated collection points in Fareham and Lymington, to provide a free flare… The 2017 Round the Island Race fleet. Credit: Paul Wyeth New date announced for 2018 Round the Island Race The race was previously scheduled for 23 June 2018, however race organisers moved the date following confirmation the Isle of… 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: A lot of water under the bridge Columnist Sam Llewellyn: Weather: you like it or not Monthly musings from Andrew Simpson: A view astern PBO products and services: Books and plans from the PBO shop New regular chandlery offers News: A ‘permanent’ solution to out-of-date distress flare disposal?… plus more Regional news: A new date has been announced for the 2018 Round the Island Race… and more New regular chandlery offers Readers’ letters: Your views Ask the experts: Your questions answered

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