Yachting Monthly - September 2016 (YM0916)

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Yachting Monthly issue YM0916 published by Time Inc.

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SAILING SKILLS Expert On Board: 10 skills to master before you set sail  James Stevens explains which skills are best to perfect while you have time Practical Seamanship: Enough with the radio checks!  A steady stream of radio checks on Ch16 is annoying and could cost lives, says Andy Du Port A question of seamanship ‘Can I avoid traffic in a narrow gap?’ Reader survey  Tell us what you want to read in YM and win an iPad Any questions?  How do I choose new sails? Can plastic tanks be fixed? Skipper’s tips  Reefing pennants Getting neaped Lateral thinking Learning curve  Why a big lee may not offer shelter in a gale CRUISING Brest Festival  The Breton port comes alive with stunning classic vessels A young family adventure on the Firth of Forth  Ben Kemp and his family try out a week afloat in Scotland on their new boat A sailor’s guide to seabirds  Identify, enjoy and help conserve our coastal wildlife. Brian Black outlines the most common species Pilotage: Caernarfon Bar  How to cross this infamous bar A gallop to Gdansk  Heading East to Poland, Miranda Delmar-Morgan discovers charming harbours, Hanseatic towns and welcoming locals Anchorage: River Roach  A quiet spot at Quay Reach on the Roach in Essex Cruising log  Readers share their cruising experiences in Ireland and Russia GEAR & BOAT REVIEWS Group gear test: Boom brakes  How well do boom brakes really control the boom downwind? Duncan Kent tests three to find out Cut the cost of replacing your rigging  When did you last change your standing rigging? Tom Cunliffe wasn’t sure, so he bit the bullet New boat test: Najad 450  The Najad boatyard has been resurrected and YM had an exclusive test of the new Najad 450CC Tried and Tested  The Pontos compact winch that promises big power Mini adventure light iPad mount Bluetooth speaker Original submariner’s jumper Handy measure card New boats  Marlow Legend 47DS Elan GT5 Saphire Cruise 27 New gear  Children’s lifejackets Soft padeye Bluetooth battery monitor

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