Yachting Monthly - 1 January 2014 (YM0114)

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Yachting Monthly issue YM0114 published on 1 January 2014 by Time Inc.

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For the cruising sailor

Yachting Monthly has been at the heart of the British yachting market for over 100 years and is aimed at people who actively sail their boats, whether cruising across the channel, around the coast or further afield in blue waters. Yachting Monthly is part of IPC's marine portal website YBW.com. YBW.com is the UK's leading marine community website.

Get your sailing year off to a flyer with the January 2014 issue of Yachting Monthly

CRUISING

Italy's forgotten coast
Rod and Lu Heikell cruise round the toe of Italy, visiting the lesser-known havens

'How I got my wife back into
sailing'
A family flotilla holiday in Greece and a cunning plan... But would it work?

Daysailing home from Sweden
Nigel and Isobel Barnwell deliver their new yacht back to Gosport from the Baltic via the standing mastroute ? with no night passages!

A book at bunk time
Cruising in Brittany with George Millar, in the aftermath of the Second World War

Cruising log
Yachting Monthly readers share their experiences:
31 years of cruising
Bahamas on a budget
Sailing Gipsy Moth IV
Epic adventures aboard a 17ft converted lifeboat in the Med

SAILING SKILLS

How to find new shortcuts and anchorages
Improve your charts with a DIY hydrographic survey

15 ways to boost boatspeed on passage
Don't miss that tidal gate!

Skipper's tips:
How to reef safely downwind
A heads maintenance epiphany
Sprayhood safety feature

Learning curve Knockdown!
Hurled across the boat by a breaking wave

A question of seamanship
Shortcut across a sandbank ? is it safe?

Any questions?
Water in outboard fuel
Tablet weather apps
Boat test ratings explained

'How I passed my Yachtmaster?
Fresh advice for the practical exam

BOATS AND GEAR

New gear:
Ultra-light oilskins
Antichafe tape
Corrosion-proof seacocks

Which downwind sails work best for cruising?
All the options explained

10 lifejackets tested in open water
Will a cheap one do?

Boat show previews
London, Paris or Du?sseldorf: which is relevant to you?

Me and my boat
The Ebbtide 39 is 'the proverbial bulletproof boat? ? but is she any good for regular cruising?

New boat test
'Cruising reinvented? ? but would a Sense 46 suit you?

Tried & tested
Heavy-duty extending boathook and ocean-spec oilskins

REGULARS

View from the helm
Editor?s letter: What a difference a good mate makes

News

Letters

Libby Purves: New Year resolutions

Tom Cunliffe: Waypoints & wise men

The Confessional
Readers own up...


Read more at http://www.yachtingmonthly.com/magazine/latest-issue\#z7JJOdIWwWiuLqLJ.99

Additional Information

Publisher Time Inc.
Title Yachting Monthly
Frequency Monthly
Sector Hobbies & Interests
Date 1 Jan 2014
Month January
Year 2014