Practical Boatowner - April 2016 (PB0416)


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Practical Boatowner issue PB0416 published by Time Inc.

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Keeping your engine cool: A step-by-step guide to servicing your cooling system PBO TESTED – Rig tension gauges: DIY rig tweaks with repeatable results Mooring under sail: Tips, tricks and techniques PBO TESTED – Flip-down dinghy wheels: Which wheels are best suited to different types of terrain? Cure for a cracked encapsulated keel: Repairing a split keel on an Albin Ballad Fixing up an old car engine as a boat spare: Repurposing an old Maestro lump A toddler-friendly dinghy: Make a toddler-safe space in a dinghy How Mini Transat racers influence cruising: Fresh ideas from the cutting edge 2016 Marina Price Guide: Your comprehensive guide to 266 coastal marinas around the British Isles Innovative lifting keel: Practical improvements to a gaff cutter Retro-fitting spring cleats: AND sorting out loose locker lids, plus more reader projects and tips Budget dinghy repairs: Transforming a neglected, rotting, 12ft sailing dinghy into a perfectly safe and serviceable craft Anchor locker design: Hints and tips from the PBO Sketchbook More Sticky situations: Seamanship tips from Sticky Stapylton A day I’ll never remember: A reader succumbs to transient global amnesia while at the helm Rhyl life: Times are changing for this historic harbour in North Wales Cape of Storms: 200 miles from Cape Town, a reader prays for a change in wind strength or direction 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: Maldon becomes Tinseltown Columnist Sam Llewellyn: It’s crane day in the yard Monthly musings from Andrew Simpson: Take care to guard your own PBO products and services: Books and plans from the PBO Shop News: Storm Imogen batters parts of Britain, PBO Project Boat winner announced… and more Regional news: Improvements to Ros an Mhíl Harbour, Carbost facilities boost… and more Readers’ letters: Your views Ask the experts: Getting to the bottom of paint blisters, 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 Apr 2016
Month April
Year 2016