Yachting Monthly - Feb 2016 (YM0216)


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Yachting Monthly issue YM0216 published by Time Inc.

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SAILING SKILLS Expert on board: How to gybe safely Tom Cunliffe explains the mechanics of gybing, what to avoid and how to gybe flawlessly A question of seamanship ‘How would you cope with flat batteries?’ Any questions? ‘What’s the alternative to jackstays?’ ‘How do I set my topping lift for in-mast furling?’ ‘How to clean gelcoat?’ ‘Spronging off?’ Expert ashore! Why people fail RYA exams (and how to pass) James Stevens shares his advice on how to avoid common mistakes Skipper’s tips Twisting the day away Proper sealant All in the head 86 Learning curve ‘Lightning struck four feet from our stern’ Ian Ward has a very near miss while out for a summer daysail on the East Coast Comment ‘Why anchor lights are unsafe.’ Alastair Buchan asks if it’s time to update the Colregs on lights for anchored boats CRUISING Home waters: The wrong way round Ireland Nigel Calder finds a remarkably beautiful coastline, even if he tackled it the wrong way British Virgin Islands After a week’s charter, Chris Beeson had been to The Dogs and needed Painkillers but couldn’t have been happier Adventure: One man’s search for sailing Utopia Roy Starkey has made three shoestring circumnavigations. He tells Dick Durham of paradise lost Cruising life: How to choose crew The benefits and pitfalls of extra crew Cruising log Readers’ experiences in Greece and Tonga 62 Anchorages Idyllic places to stop, from the Humber to Scottish lochs GEAR & BOAT REVIEWS Pilot book reviews A look inside 8 new pilot books for 2016 Used boat test: Southerly 110 This shoal-draught 35-footer is ‘perfect for creek crawling and capable offshore’ says Duncan Kent New boat test: C-Yacht 1250i This capable yacht has had a makeover. She will make you want to sail further, says Graham Snook Technical: What happens when they ban antifoul? Copper antifouling could be banned by 2020, but what’s the alternative? New gear Illuminated lifejacket 3-in-1 fridge Autorouting app Tried and tested Rugged camera Deck trainers Waterproof notebook

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Publisher Time Inc.
Title Yachting Monthly
Frequency Monthly
Sector Hobbies & Interests
Date 1 Feb 2016
Month February
Year 2016