Yachting Monthly - July 2016 (YM0716)

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Yachting Monthly issue YM0716 published by Time Inc.

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SAILING SKILLS Expert On Board: When good berths go bad James Stevens explains how to ensure a quiet night in port whatever the weather A Question of seamanship ‘You’re ready but the crew isn’t. Can you delay?’ Any questions? • Do 1 in 8 sailors really fall overboard? • How much anchor chain can I add? • What is the best man overboard recovery kit? Skipper’s tips • Radar for squalls • Getting off a windward berth • In-mast jamming • Black arch, white squall • Solvents stowage • Planning for peace Learning curve ‘A sink drain nearly sank our boat!’ Going upriver in a gale, Nigel Calder runs hard aground and nearly floods his boat CRUISING Homewaters: Sharing the joys of Essex Theo Stocker joins an East Coast cruise that is getting lots of novices into cruising Obiturary: Ed Dubois James Jermain looks back at the career of yacht designer Ed Dubois whose designs included the successful Westerly Fulmar Adventure: Risking pirates and war for the beauty of Arabia The Red Sea may be getting safer but William Pardoe faced danger to get there Cruising log Readers share their experiences. Doug Sharp cruises around the Hebrides while John Molloy has a rough crossing to the Low Countries Anchorages Rod Heikell finds a Greek island with shelter and great lobster Pilotage: Land’s End cruising guide 10 pages of fresh cruising advice from Ken Endean around England’s south-western extremity GEAR & BOAT REVIEWS Useful kit, new & used yachts Group gear test: 18 soft shackles tested Just how strong are Dyneema shackles? We investigate how to make them and what knots to use New gear • Marine 4G and WiFi router • Coastal sailing jackets • Handmade sailing wellies • AIS man overboard alarm • Stand-alone DSC VHF radio Is you rig strong enough? Few of us give our chainplates a second thought but we should look more closely, says Ben Sutcliffe-Davies New boat test: Oceanis 41.1 She is bound to be great for charter, but is she also a good boat to own? Graham Snook investigates Used boat test: Contessa 26 What’s so special about the Contessa 26? We find out why she is one of Britains’ best loved cruisers

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