Practical Boatowner - August 2016 (PB0816)


Availability: In stock

Practical Boatowner issue PB0816 published by Time Inc.

Product Description

Anchoring short-handed: How to safely drop and retrieve the hook with minimum crew Seasickness: Why it happens and how to stop it PBO Tested – MOB beacons: Personal AIS devices to save your life Swift passage-making: Top tweaks for efficient sailing Tips to manoeuvre in tight spaces: Close-quarters techniques picked up at the helm of a heavy-displacement ketch Building a 4.5m dayboat from scratch: Constructing a Navigator from plans Replacing bearings in a masthead unit: Changing the bearings in the wind speed spinner saves £100 New cockpit seats in synthetic teak: Replacing the tatty slatted seats in a Contessa 26 Reader tips for simple fishing at sea: Securing something to eat on board other than the time-honoured ‘stews’ Moulding a rigid sprayhood in GRP: Replacing a canvas sprayhood with a home-made GRP one PBO Tested – Fast, French, fun, functional: The RM890: an easy-to-handle performance cruiser Stranded 25 yards from shore: How a reader’s late-summer sail ended in a cold, wet and dangerous ordeal Novice Day Skipper sets sail: PBO’s Laura Hodgetts charters a yacht around the Sporades and Gulf of Volos Sailing with the under-fives: How to make sailing with young children as safe, simple and enjoyable as possible Rebuilding a mast step: Refurbishing a compressed, water-damaged mast step Wind turbine replacement: and manufacturing a new rudder, PLUS more reader projects and tips Deal with cabin condensation: 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: Ohm improvements Columnist Sam Llewellyn: Knowing when to give up Monthly musings from Andrew Simpson: Keeping an aye on the job PBO products and services: Books and plans from the PBO Shop News: A dramatic Round the Island race, floating containers, countdown to Rio… and more Regional news: Suspected people smugglers arrested, yacht mast hits power lines… and more Readers’ letters: Your views Ask the experts: Stripping a Colnebrook furling gear, and more reader queries answered New gear: PBO looks at the latest marine products

Additional Information

Publisher Time Inc.
Title Practical Boatowner
Frequency Monthly
Sector Hobbies & Interests
Date 1 Aug 2016
Month August
Year 2016