Yachting Monthly - December 2016 (YM1216)

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Yachting Monthly issue YM1216 published by Time Inc.

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Sailing Skills Expert On Board: Skills you need to cruise overseas Chris Beeson finds out how to get your ICC and why you need one to sail abroad Skipper’s tips • Starting small outboards • Use a short line for leaving • Dressing ship protocol • Full swinging circle • Short fi ngers • Radar basics Practical Seamanship: The easy way to rig a third reef Alan Burns has an easy way to shorten sail in a blow without a trip forward Learning curve ‘Why did I volunteer for this?’ RNLI volunteer Niki Tait undergoes sea survival training at the life-saving organisation’s Dorset HQ Any questions? • Is my keel going rusty? • Are there flying saucers in Wales? • Why is one tack faster than another? • Can I carry a gun on board? ‘I sailed with Bill Tilman’ Former crew Bob Comlay and others shed new light on this enigmatic skipper and iconic Arctic cruiser Cruising Scottish island-hopping adventure Nick Ardley has sailed in the Thames all his life. For his 60th birthday he explored the Scottish isles Pilotage: Exploring the Atlantic Islands If you are looking for a new cruising ground, the Atlantic Islands pilot book may inspire you Providencia: The Caribbean island that no one sails to Trying to escape the westward pull of Panama, Kitiara Pascoe sails off the beaten track Anchorages Secluded spots on the Cote d’Azur and in County Kerry The curse of communications Jess Lloyd-Mostyn finds it hard to connect Cruising log Along the coast of Poland and around the rias of NW Spain Gear and Boat Reviews Christmas gifts for sailors The latest gear for your wish list Book reviews Stocking filler books including history, pilotage and fiction New boats A first look at the beautiful Spirit 47CR and Nautitech 46 cat Used boat test: Maxi 1100 ‘Powerful, stable and extremely well built’, Duncan Kent discovers one of the best cruiser-racers of the 1990s New boat test: X-Yachts X4 ‘One of the best boats I’ve ever sailed!’ Graham Snook sings the praises of the new 40-footer from X-Yachts Technical: Why osmosis is on the increase again Surveyor Ben Sutcliffe-Davies explains how to identify and deal with osmosis blisters

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Publisher Time Inc.
Title Yachting Monthly
Frequency Monthly
Sector Hobbies & Interests
Date 1 Dec 2016
Month December
Year 2016