Practical Boatowner - June 2016 (PB0616)


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Practical Boatowner issue PB0616 published by Time Inc.

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PBO TESTED – Collision avoidance: Pulse-compression radar: how does it work, and does it live up to the hype? Refurbishing a faulty autopilot: Overhauling a Raymarine tiller pilot Sewing skills for practical skippers: Hand-cranked sewing machines – a sound investment PBO TESTED – Weather apps and websites: PBO’s best picks for reliable forecasts Off to Oz: Australia in a small boat Day Skipper Theory course: Navigation and safety essentials Build a dinghy trailer for around £250: An economical, tailor-made road trailer Installing a gas-fired boat heater: Equipping an Albin Ballad with a gas-fired Propex heater Rescuing a 1950s JOG racer: The heritage and restoration of Essex Melody, a Maldon-built classic PBO TESTED – Legend 31: After several years out of the limelight, Legend are back A healthy rivalry: Contessas, Rivals, Sadlers and Sigmas: all good second-hand buys Golden Globe modifications: Tim Newson, due to enter the 2018 Golden Globe Race, discusses the preparations applied to his Baba 35 Cascade purchases: Where they can and can’t be used A smack taught me a lesson: A reader uses the wisdom of an old smack sailor to get his boat out of trouble Exploring Albania: Friendly people and crystal-clear waters Refurbishing a faulty autopilot: Overhauling a Raymarine tiller pilot Wooden window frames: Fighting the winter cold with doubleglazed panels and wooden frames Right an upturned pontoon…: AND use extruded alloy for boat projects, plus more reader projects and tips Stop stuff falling out when your boat is heeling: 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: The application of remorse code Columnist Sam Llewellyn: Vessels so full of soul Monthly musings from Andrew Simpson: Chain reactions following windlass loss PBO products and services: Books and plans from the PBO Shop News: Yacht designer Ed Dubois passes away, Round the Baltic charity sail… and more Regional news: Highland councillors debate wind farm plans, drug yacht sentencing, and more Readers’ letters: Your views Ask the experts: Solving a twin engine and prop problem, 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 Jun 2016
Month June
Year 2016