Yachting Monthly - June 2017 (YM0617)


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Yachting Monthly issue YM0617 published by Time Inc.

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Sailing Skills What’s the safest way to get from tender to yacht? It’s the unseen MOB risk we run everytime we transfer from one to the other Short-handed spinnaker tips for cruisers It isn’t as terrifying as it seems and it will expand your horizons, says Vyv Cox Any questions • Is my fuel affecting my heating? • How do I make my own survey? • Where have all the ketches gone? • What is a chain deflector? Why am I navigating unlit reefs at night in a squall with no GPS? Conrad Humphreys, sailing master of Bounty’s End in TV’s Mutiny, on sailing with a novice crew, without forecasts or modern navigational kit Cruising Once around Britain in bad weather On their second round-Britain cruise, Ken and Mary Endean make the best of British weather Practical tips for sailing round Britain Sailing round the British Isles is a uniquely rewarding experience. Four skippers share their tips Anchorages Drop the hook for lunch in Newbiggin Bay, Northumberland There’s more room to swing in Falmouth Harbour, Antigua What teenagers really think of cruising Navigating can be boring but steering in waves is fun. Olly Perkins, 14, explains what young sailors enjoy Snug berth The new marina at Greystones, Co Wicklow, is proving popular Rescued in the middle of the Indian Ocean After a series of unfortunate events, two sailors have to abandon their home of 22 years Cruising log Exploring the Tuamotus, finding lost divers, SW Three Peaks Boats and Gear There’s a new way to make cruising sails Woven or laminate? That’s your choice if you want new cruising sails – until now Used boat test: Moody 346 Dick Durham enjoys that rarest of things: a twin-keel, shoal-draught yacht that sails upwind like a dream New gear • Noise-cancelling VHF radio with AIS • Advanced sailing boots • Small, portable pressure washer • Rugged carrier bags • Sailing jacket Tried & tested • MOB rescue platform • Rig tension gauge

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Publisher TI Media
Title Yachting Monthly
Frequency Monthly
Sector Hobbies & Interests
Date 1 Jun 2017
Month June
Year 2017