Yachting Monthly - May 2016 (YM0516)


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Yachting Monthly issue YM0516 published by Time Inc.

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May 2016 In your May 2016 issue: SAILING SKILLS Expert On Board: Atlantic crossing advice Graham Snook met crews who had just crossed the Atlantic to find out what they learned Skipper’s tips • Washed up • Revise chart symbols • Bad earth, warm beer A Question of seamanship No room in the anchorage: what would you do? Any questions? • ‘Will my liferaft invert?’ • ‘Why is my engine corroding?’ Learning curve Graham Snelgrove discovers: ‘Offshore sailing is not for me’ Practical seamanship: How to update your charts Lucy Wilson explains how to keep your paper charts up to date CRUISING Home waters: Bringing Maurice Griffiths’ boat home Dick Durham sails the gaffer Wendy May back to Essex in a piecemeal delivery from Cherbourg 3,000 miles against the Humboldt Current Sailing direct from Ecuador to Chile: Michael Marshall discovers why yachts rarely do it The naked truth about cruisers Why sailors are relaxed about clothing Sailing with your spouse Rachel Robertson muses on dividing jobs afloat Pilotage: The sacred haven of Lindisfarne This historic half-tide island off north-east England is worth a visit, says Alastair Buchan Anchorages From Pacific idylls to Brittany hideaways and Scilly havens Pilotage: Changes on the Beaulieu river, Tom Cunliffe tells us what’s new Cruising log Readers share their cruises to London, Snape and Portugal GEAR AND BOAT REVIEWS Group gear test: AIS transceivers AIS is one of the most useful tools on board. Duncan Kents checks out the latest ‘transponders’ Is your deck gear strong enough? How to check bow rollers New gear • Combined anode and rope cutter • Flotation belt • Deck shoes Technical: Avoid that sinking feeling Watertight bulkheads reduce the risk New boats • Django 980 • Bavaria Cruiser 34 • Delphia 46DS • Solaris 47 82 Used boat test: Freedom 35 Duncan Kent goes cruising without shrouds to see what makes this innovative 1980s ketch so different New boat test: Legend 31 She’s massive! But how well does she sail? Graham Snook steps aboard this voluminous yacht to find out Tried and tested • High-end seaboots from Zhik • Rechargeable torch

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