Practical Boatowner - February 2016 (PB0216)


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Practical Boatowner issue PB0216 published by Time Inc.

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Shorten sail the easy way: In-mast reefing systems compared, plus getting the best from your furling mainsail Tricky leaks: Top tips to help find those elusive drips Adding engine info to a plotter: Three engine data converters and how to link them to a plotter with NMEA2000 Curing rudder play with new bushes: Fitting a new rudder bush to a Westerly Replacing a boat fridge: Head-scratcher: fitting an 87lt fridge into the space left by its 61lt predecessor Ed Dubois designs: From Westerlys to superyachts PBO Tested – Sargo 31: A quality finish from the Finns Around Ireland in a Drascombe: Two brothers undertake a circumnavigation during the stormiest summer for 41 years A blaze of glory: The story of RNLI lifeboat Guy And Clare Hunter and her intrepid crew Casting off single-handed: A simple and useful technique Chain of events: Avoiding a series of potential calamities How to prepare for an ocean passage: PBO gathers tips from sailors preparing to embark on the 30th ARC rally Southwold and the River Blyth: The myriad attractions of ‘the quintessential English resort’ Brits helping Brits in the Ionian: Ex-pats who offer practical help and assist with local relations for visiting cruising boats To vent or not to vent: Is ventilation a viable alternative to dehumidifiers? Onboard diesel polishing: Fitting a fuel polishing loop to a Moody 34 Reeving new halyards: Hints and tips from the PBO Sketchbook PLUS… Waiting for the tide: PBO editor David Pugh welcomes you to the magazine – sign up for David’s free monthly e-newsletter at: ‘Mad about the Boat’ columnist Dave Selby: The best kind of lock-in Columnist Sam Llewellyn: Extracting gold from junk Monthly musings from Andrew Simpson: Sailing into history PBO products and services: Books and plans from the PBO Shop News: Could Cherbourg become ‘the next Calais?’, cannon repatriated… and more Regional news: Proposals to create shellfish fishery in Menai Strait, yacht club fraud… and more Readers’ letters: Your views Ask the experts: Tackling paint loss around skin fittings, assessing prop size and hull clearance, plus 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 Feb 2016
Month February
Year 2016