Practical Boatowner - May 2016 (PB0516)


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Practical Boatowner issue PB0516 published by Time Inc.

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Modern navigation: How to get the best from digital and paper charts PBO TESTED – Cordless drills: The boat owner’s friend: but which one should you buy? Boats to take you anywhere: Early GRP designs that changed sailing forever PBO TESTED – B&G Vulcan 5 chart plotter: An exclusive first test How the Bermudan rig is changing: The most popular rig continues to evolve The truth about metal fatigue: Troubleshooting and preventative checks How to check your boat’s gas system: Ensuring that you’re safe and legal More speed under sail: How to fit a folding prop Take in Torquay: Sailing in the ‘English Riviera’ Hunter’s fleet: All about an historic boatyard and its classic hire fleet PBO TESTED – Allures and Exploration: On the water in two aluminium hulled 45-footers A fluke occurrence: A reader’s boat collides with a whale Cape of Storms: 200 miles from Cape Town, a reader prays for a change in wind strength or direction Beaulieu Boatjumble preview: Bargains galore, PLUS PBO’s Ask the Experts LIVE! WIN a weekend at Beaulieu: Two Boatjumble tickets, a Michelin-starred meal and a stay in a luxury Beaulieu hotel Block: tackled: Restoring an Austin Rover Maestro engine to use as a boat spare, part two Make a new floor for your inflatable: Add strength and save weight Repair weeping seacocks: AND make boat cushion covers, plus more reader projects and tips Using fridges and ice boxes: Hints and tips from the PBO Sketchbook PLUS… Waiting for the tide: PBO deputy editor Ben Meakins welcomes you to the magazine – sign up for PBO’s free monthly e-newsletter at: ‘Mad about the Boat’ columnist Dave Selby: From tea towel to ensign, and vice versa Columnist Sam Llewellyn: Extraordinary hardships of ordinary sailors Monthly musings from Andrew Simpson: The spare necessities of life PBO products and services: Books and plans from the PBO Shop News: Man overboard praises rescuers, mummified sailor found on drifting yacht… and more Regional news: Multiple-rescue pair quit voyage, more berths for St Andrews Harbour… and more Readers’ letters: Your views Ask the experts: Whether or not to fit running backstays, 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 May 2016
Month May
Year 2016