Practical Boatowner - July 2016 (PB0716)


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Practical Boatowner issue PB0716 published by Time Inc.

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PBO TESTED – Laser flares: Life-saving innovation or damp squib? Plus! Wearable tech: Watches and head-up displays for instant navigation info Puddle-hoppers and strong performers: Family cruisers from 31-33ft The Wild Atlantic Way: Cruising on Ireland’s west coast Top tips to help gain galley space: Optimise stowage and user-friendliness Small holding tank with pressure flush: Fitting a pneumatic discharge system DIY elephant trunks: …to keep your RIB dry Deal with diesel bug: …while on passage PBO TESTED – Two unconventional catamarans: The Wharram Amatasi and Barouche – contrasting cats Crossing a TSS with confidence: Advice for confidently crossing Traffic Separation Schemes Pick up a mooring single-handed: An easy and reliable method Eye splicing braid: Plus other handy hints and tips from the new book Splicing Modern Ropes Rudder bearing housing: Repairing a rusty rudder bearing support Restoring a steel boat: Renovating a dilapidated 50ft steel ketch Raw water manifold repair: Curing a puzzling water-cooling problem The table that becomes a bed: AND make dinghy wheels from stabilisers, plus more reader projects and tips Deal with awkward seacocks: Hints and tips from the PBO Sketchbook Exploring the River Severn: Cruising a river which boasts one of the world’s largest tidal ranges 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: A racing uncertainty Columnist Sam Llewellyn: Beans on toast, off the coast Monthly musings from Andrew Simpson: Damn and ballast PBO products and services: Books and plans from the PBO Shop News: Final four chosen for Team GB sailing line-up, EPIRB product recall… and more Regional news: New marina proposals for Chatham, Transat yacht collision, and more Readers’ letters: Your views Ask the experts: In-mast reefing and cutless bearing woes, 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 Jul 2016
Month July
Year 2016