Practical Boatowner - March 2016 (PB0316)


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Practical Boatowner issue PB0316 published by Time Inc.

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PBO TESTED – Forward sonar: 2D and 3D models: which one is best for your boat? How to check keel bolts: Expert advice to help spot structural problems PBO TESTED – 10 teak cleaners: Taking a shine to your boat decks Trysail trimming: Boat control in high winds Passage to Rochford: Creek-crawling in a wooden gaffer Passerelle from a bike ramp: Modifi cations enable the ramp to swivel vertically in the deck fi ttings How to service your winches: Optimise effi ciency and prevent wear Outboard too hot? Try backflushing!: Keep it cool with a chemical backflush Choose a charter: Which boat is best for you? Replacing rotten old rubbing strakes: New rub rails for a Norseman cruiser Make your own bathyscope: AND increase confi dence in your cam cleat release, plus more reader projects and tips Looking after your halyards: Hints and tips from the PBO Sketchbook PBO TESTED – Copland Harrier: A sporty trailable-sailer that delivers the goods M33: The restoration of one of three surviving British warships from WW1 Two salutary lessons: A reader is forced to make two pan-pan calls on a troubled passage home Testing times on the ARC: 20 skippers discuss the gear, and sailing techniques, they used on the ARC rally Savouring Stromness: Orkney’s second largest town Britain’s ocean city: An exploration of Plymouth PLUS… Waiting for the tide: PBO editor David Pugh welcomes you to the magazine – sign up for PBO’s free monthly e-newsletter at: ‘Mad about the Boat’ columnist Dave Selby: On the prospect of opening a boatel… Columnist Sam Llewellyn: A Balinese intermission Monthly musings from Andrew Simpson: In search of fresh horizons PBO products and services: Books and plans from the PBO Shop News: Marine Conservation Zones announced, DIY antifouling survey results… and more Regional news: Emergency flood relief fund for north-west sailing and sports facilities… and more Readers’ letters: Your views Ask the experts: Tracing the source of a weeping deck fitting, 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 Mar 2016
Month March
Year 2016