Practical Boatowner - November 2016 (PB1116)


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Practical Boatowner issue PB1116 published by Time Inc.

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Daring voyages in everyday boats: Production vessels from the chilly Arctic to the balmy Caribbean PBO Tested – Handheld VHFs: Which offers best value? PBO Tested – EasyTec boat tent: Invaluable for winter boat maintenance? PBO Tested – Cockpit tent design: Is the Habitent Sirocco a snug fit for the editor’s Contessa 26? Motor-sailing: Using sail and power for best speed on passage Project Boat 2: Truing and gluing the stem, stern and keel Building a dinghy: Valuable lessons learned in the course of a DIY wooden boat construction project Solid fuel heating: A reader installs a wood heater in his boat Shifting stuck studs: Removing a sheared-off exhaust elbow bolt PBO Tested – Using KiwiGrip: Non-slip paint assessed after a season’s abuse Scotland’s stunning Western Isles: A cruise in uncommonly calm conditions Scotland’s Boat Show preview: Attractions to look out for at the show PBO Boat Test – Corvette 32/320: A tidy 2004 example is taken out on the water The Herbert Woods story: 90 years of Broads boatbuilding Saga of the sliders: A reader copes with sail slider failure Marvellous Martinique: The perfect blend of cosmopolitan French culture and laid-back Caribbean island life ARC Channel Islands round-up: The inaugural ARC Channel Islands event Flooded while ashore: Despite being laid up in a boatyard, a reader’s boat is found to be full of water Medical emergencies: Averting clinical disasters afloat Reinforcing an access hatch: PLUS more reader projects and tips Ways of dealing with fogged-up instruments: 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: Hooked, line and sinker Columnist Sam Llewellyn: A job for Leatherman Monthly musings from Andrew Simpson: Broad horizons PBO products and services: Books and plans from the PBO Shop News: Yacht sinks during grounding recovery, Pat Manley obituary… and more Regional news: Northern Boat Show set for expansion, plastic clean-up mission… and more Readers’ letters: Your views Ask the experts: Class B AIS usage, choosing mainsail cars, and more reader queries answered New gear: PBO looks at the latest marine products

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Publisher Time Inc.
Title Practical Boatowner
Frequency Monthly
Sector Hobbies & Interests
Date 1 Nov 2016
Month November
Year 2016