Practical Boatowner - September 2017 (PB0917)


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Practical Boatowner issue PB0917 published by Time Inc.

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PBO Tested – Solar panels: Which technology will work best for your boat? Instrument add-ons: Do more with your data Fitting a furler: DIY installation, step-by-step WIN an Eberspächer Airtronic heating kit worth up to £2500! How to safely refit a heater: How and where a diesel-fired air heater is installed can prove vital Reducing drag with a smaller prop: View from the boatyard Aluminium and its alloys: Varied uses in a marine capacity PBO Project Boat 2 – Chine and bottom panels: The first fit! How to tack a reluctant ketch: If your ketch-rigged long-keeler is unwilling to go about, what can you do to help matters? Club cruiser-racers: Swift sailing with a social spin Wells-next-the-Sea: Sailing the north Norfolk coast PBO Boat Tests – Minorchino 34 and 42: Stylish semi-displacement motorcruisers made in Menorca An old stick-in-the-mud: A reader’s boat runs aground in Newton Creek on the Isle of Wight Dinghy Rings: Convenient dinghy stowage while your boat is under way Essex to the Netherlands: Leisurely cruise in a Macwester sloop A day in the Garbhellachs: One of Scotland’s best-kept secrets How to re-seat outboard recoil springs: PLUS more reader projects and tips Building a skiff: A reader constructs a 12ft Anglo-American skiff, refining a design from 30 years earlier Washboard stowage ideas: Tips from the PBO Sketchbook Dave Selby Sept 2017 Coming to terms with it – Dave Selby’s Mad about the Boat Dave shares hard-won observations, with appropriate terminology, from a ‘modern apprenticeship’ on a Thames charter barge, in his September 2017… Cheeki Rafiki yacht. Credit: Royal Yachting Association/Press Association Images Jury discharged after failing to reach verdicts on Cheeki Rafiki death charges A jury trying a company boss over the deaths of four people on board the Cheeki Rafiki yacht was discharged… Rescue helicopter bowed its nose as a mark of respect to their fallen comrades at R116 memorial event. Credit: Mourne Images Hundreds turn out for R116 tribute flotilla despite atrocious weather Thunder and torrential rain were an apt reminder that "SAR don’t wait for good weather to rescue us, they come… PLUS… ‘Mad about the Boat’ columnist Dave Selby: Dave finds that helping out on a Thames barge is an education… and a revelation. Columnist Sam Llewellyn: Advice for those who dread locks Monthly musings from Andrew Simpson: The view astern PBO products and services: Books and plans from the PBO shop New regular chandlery offers News: Jury discharged after failing to reach verdicts on Cheeki Rafiki death charges… plus more Regional news: Tribute flotilla attracts more than 100 yachts and motorboats… 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 Sep 2017
Month September
Year 2017