Yachting Monthly - May 2017 (YM0517)


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Yachting Monthly issue YM0517 published by Time Inc.

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Sailing Skills Expert on Board: Seamanship in small harbours Safe mooring tactics and tips from Ken Endean for havens on exposed coasts Learning Curve: Coping with engine failure in strong tides Mechanical problems leave one family sailing in a 7-knot tide with an unreliable engine Any Questions? • Where can I buy a Tudor axe? • Do VAT rules in Europe vary? • Why did my stainless chainplates corrode? • Why the safety forms? Pitfalls of yacht registration explained The bureaucracy can seem arcane and confusing. The Cruising Association explains the options Cruising ‘Sailing round Britain save me from PTSD’ When ex-Royal Marine Chris Craven was hit by post-traumatic stress, he sailed his way free Caledonian Canal tips & transit guide Maeve Bell shares her tips on the short cut across Scotland through this monumental canal Anchorages Jim Mottram stops for a quiet lunch in Tazones, northern Spain Port Quin, Cornwall: Dag Pike shares an idyllic spot to lie afloat Cruising Albania’s rugged coast Sailing from Greece, Chris Smith and Cocky Taanman find a warm welcome on an inhospitable coast Explore offshore reefs Using three-dimensional pilotage skills, Ken Endean finds lovely anchorages in Chausey amid a jumble of rocks Cruising log Readers share their adventures large and small in the Netherlands, Norway, the Clyde and a wintry Thames Estuary Boats and Gear New boat test: Elan GT5 We got the first test of this eye-poppingly innovative yacht from Elan. Graham Snook discovers her appeal New Gear • Multi-purpose downwind sail • Battery monitor • Independent AIS • Emergency laddder • Easy-service water filter • Plotters A better way to fit a storm jib Before setting off to cross the Pacific, John Marley found a smart way to rig a storm jib on a sloop Tried and tested • Forward-looking sonar • Weather sensor

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