Practical Boatowner - December 2017 (PB1217)


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Practical Boatowner issue PB1217 published by Time Inc.

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On sale now! This month’s PBO features a round-up of the successful Scotland’s Boat Show and plenty of brilliant features on sail and power boats – new and second-hand – seamanship, new gear and, of course, practical ideas, projects and guides to improve your boat on a budget. BOATS Hanse vs Bavaria The 34-36ft cruising yachts from these two marques offer some of the best value on the second-hand market Tested: Seaward 39 Built on the Isle of Wight, the Seaward 39 is a hardy all-weather powerboat with luxurious touches SEAMANSHIP Anchoring in a tight spot Alex Blackwell on how to drop the hook when space is at a premium Storm over Breydon Water Andrew Bond recalls an eventful weekend on the Norfolk Broads GEAR Distress Beacons Know your EPIRBs from your PLBs and your AIS MOBs. David Parker on the different devices and what may be the best one for you on board New gear Water repellent jackets, dry suits low-cost liferafts, multi-function display units, hatch wedges, hull cleaning tool and VHF radio CRUISING Visit Falmouth This Cornish port has a rich maritime past and much to offer, says Ali Wood The west of Ireland Alison and Julian Cable find some hidden gems en route to Galway River Risle anchorage The Normandy creek that is an alternative to Le Havre and Honfleur PRACTICALS Painting the deck Mark Ryan gives his boat a winter revamp and saves over £2,000 Repair a wheel pilot Trevor Martin mended and improved his Raymarine ST4000 T-boned deck repair Mike Pickles on rebuilding a boat with a damaged deck and topside Making a tool caddy David Parker shows how to make a handy container for your tools Tidy wiring Cable runs need attention? Tony Davies illustrates two solutions Practical projects

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