Yachting Monthly - April 2016 (YM0416)


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Yachting Monthly issue YM0416 published by Time Inc.

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In your April 2016 issue: SAILING SKILLS Expert on board: A yachtsman’s guide to shipping To stay safe around shipping, you need to understand it. John Lang explains A question of seamanship ‘How much cable should you veer’? Any questions? • ‘The best ocean yacht?’ • ‘Why stick with old anchors?’ • ‘Add or subtract for GMT? • ‘Why is my chain rusting? • ‘Safe to dry out?’ Learning curve Nigel Calder: ‘I watched my anchor drag – from the shore!’ Skipper’s tips • Katabatic winds • Magnetic disturbance • Tacking a cutter Practical seamanship: Pilotage in fog James Stevens finds himself sailing in fog and brushes up on his poor-visibility pilotage CRUISING Home waters: A shortcut through Scotland What makes the Folkboat great The 50th Folkboat Festival was a celebration of a yacht that is still ‘the boat of the people’ Adventure: Put to the test in Greenland Sailing a small boat in the high Arctic isn’t meant to be easy. Weather and ice test Bob Shepton’s mettle Cruising: Still sailing solo at 94 Pilotage: Estonia Dic Durham explores the coast of Estonia, where yacht harbours are being built in a lost world of forests and islands GEAR AND BOAT REVIEWS New gear Deck fillers Soft shackles Lightweight radar Durable foulies Tried and tested A windscoop that works Fuel polisher Reasons to be paranoid about fuel As emission regulations tighten up, Nigel Calder warns of unforeseens problems for yacht engines New boat test: Wauquiez PS 48 Used boat test: Rustler 31

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