Yachting Monthly - August 2016 (YM0816)

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Yachting Monthly issue YM0816 published by Time Inc.

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See what’s inside our August 2016 issue here… SAILING SKILLS Expert On Board: Safer sailing made easy Tom Cunliffe shares his 60-minute checklist to make sure any yacht you sail is seaworthy What first time catamaran skippers need to know Chris Beeson find out whether chartering a catamaran requires a new set of skills A question of seamanship ‘What do you do if a day-sail goes wrong? Any questions? • Why have I got gelcoat blisters? • Why are boats so fat? Skipper’s tips • Non-Flemish eye • Smart antifouling • A helping hand CRUISING ‘How I tackled 8-knot tides in the Bristol Channel’ Jonty Pearce sails from Sharpness to Cardiff, riding strong currents and tidal gates Vodka and visas on a cruise to St Petersburg With friends betting against his success, Paul Baker sets out across the Baltic for Russia’s coast Cruising log Readers cruising experiences, including sailing from Poole to Dartmouth and navigating the locks of the French canals Pilotage: Cruising guide to the British Virgin Islands Could the British Virgin Islands be close to the perfect cruising destination? Cowes Week A look ahead to one of the world’s oldest sailing regattas Review: New Swallows and Amazons film Dick Durham gives his verdict on the adaptation of of this classic children’s sailing story Piracy hotspots on the high seas Sailor and former anti-piracy commander Gerry Northwood OBE explains why piracy is on the rise GEAR & BOAT REVIEWS Group gear test: Digital radar revolution Which digital radar is best? Duncan Kent tests the four of the latest high-resolution scanners Where is the best place to stow your lifearaft? Wherever you sail, a liferaft is important but where you keep it is key, says Duncan Kent Anatomy of a lifearaft How does ISO 9650 affect your liferaft’s design? New gear • WiFi NMEA multiplexer • SAR LED light • Fast-dry sailing shorts New boat test: Bavaria Cruiser 34 Bavaria’s new cruiser might look familiar, but there are changes you can’t see, says Graham Snook Tried and tested • Chatham waterproof leather boots • Gul softshell jacket

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