Yachting Monthly - February 2017 (YM0217)


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Yachting Monthly issue YM0217 published by Time Inc.

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Sailing Skills Expert On Board: Expert radio skills Rescue is time-critical, so how do you distinguish between severe adversity and distress? Skipper’s tips • Defuse the mainsail • A godsend in the galley • Better battery terminals • Marina manoeuvre • Tide gate surge • Plot without GPS Any Questions • How deep is it really? • Wireless instruments or Wifi hub? • A rubber anchor snubber? • Scrap steel price? • Blue water on a budget? Competition WIN a stand-up paddleboard worth £1,000 Pot markers: Is it time to change the law? Norman Kean counts the cost of fouling a pot marker, and finds the best tool to free it Learning curve: ‘I was thrown overboard by a rogue wave’ A daysail off Sussex turns into a life-threatening man overboard incident Cruising A week in Galicia’s Rías Baixas Chris Beeson discovers a glorious coast just beyond Biscay, rarely explored by British cruisers A summer cruise to Scilly Jonathan Slatter sails west with a Jack Russell and a business run from his yacht’s forecabin Anchorages Parson’s Quay, River Tamar and Ormos Vlikadha in Greece The top 5 yacht insurance claims and how to avoid them Pilotage: Colombia’s Caribbean coast Pippa Park went to Santa Marta in Colombia to experience this newly-emerging cruising ground Snug berth Butedale Cove, in British Columbia’s Inside Passage, Canada Cruising log Stormy sailing in the Baltic and the Netherlands Gear & Boat Reviews New Gear • Easy-fit inspection hatch • MOB alert • Glove-friendly plotter Tried and tested • Smartphone weather station • Wireless wind instrument • Practical kit bag • Stand-up paddleboard • MOB lifesaver • Blackout blind New boat test: Dehler 34 ‘Does she live up to her legacy?’ Graham Snook finds a yacht that’s far better than the original Technical: Why some chain lockers aren’t good enough Has your windlass ever jammed or slipped? Barrie Neilson explains why Used boat test: Countess 33 ‘Tough, sturdy and built for comfort’ – Duncan Kent enjoys sailing the well-behaved bilge-keel ketch

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Publisher Time Inc.
Title Yachting Monthly
Frequency Monthly
Sector Hobbies & Interests
Date 1 Feb 2017
Month February
Year 2017