Practical Boatowner - May 2017 (PB0517)


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Practical Boatowner issue PB0517 published by Time Inc.

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Make your boat sail better: Inexpensive tweaks to a budget boat Which rope for which job?: Tested for comfort 50 years of DIY boating: PBO shares its half-century PBO tested – Masking tape: Get the sharpest edges Start the season: Pre-launch checks for a trouble-free season PBO tested – Seaward 35: ‘Highly practical, rock-solid boats’ 34-36ft cruisers part 3: Sadlers, Moodys, Dufours and Dehlers Working with stainless tube: Constructing pulpit and pushpit rails Fitting windows: Removing and replacing the leaking acrylic windows on an Impala 28 PBO Project Boat 2 – Deck beams and chainplates: Reinforcing PBO’s Secret 20 Cruising among the Outer Isles: A two-week sailing trip to the Shiant Isles ‘I restored a Halcyon 23 during my gap year’: A student uses his gap year to get a tired Halcyon back into tip-top condition The Walton Backwaters: Serenity in abundance among the creeks and nooks of north-east Essex Beaulieu Boatjumble preview: What to look for at the event – and your chance to win a VIP weekend in the New Forest On the water with the WOA: A sail with Westerly Owners’ Association Commodore George Pickburn Halfway to Bermuda and back: An abortive passage from Nova Scotia Winter in Spinalonga lagoon: Crete anchorage with an irresistible allure How to make a tiller lock: PLUS more reader projects and tips Making clamps from copper: Repurposing used copper piping Reducing chain rumble and snagging: Hints and tips from the PBO Sketchbook PLUS… Waiting for the tide: The editor’s welcome to this month’s PBO – sign up for PBO’s free monthly e-newsletter at: ‘Mad about the Boat’ columnist Dave Selby: Save £££ with boat denial Columnist Sam Llewellyn: Locked in mortal combat Monthly musings from Andrew Simpson: Red sand to the rescue PBO products and services: Books and plans from the PBO shop New regular chandlery offers News: Boaters flock to MCZ information events, VHF Channel changes… and more Regional news: Admiralty chart update, major boost for Mallaig… and more New regular chandlery offers Readers’ letters: Your views Ask the experts: carbon monoxide alarms, a leaky coolant, and more reader queries answered

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