Our October November issue – Man on a Mission.

Dave Selby is a man after our own heart. His mission is to get more people sailing by showing them boats and sailing need not cost the earth or be the preserve of the super rich. We joined Dave in his Sailfish 18 on his way to publicise his mission at the Southampton Boat Show this September.

And we turned off the GPS and did it the old way with a compass and chart!

 

Here’s the issue contents in full:

Editorial – the case of Cheeki Rafiki is about to go to trial

Signals  – the news: Barges in London, Jolie Brise grounds at Hamble, Thames barge launch, Bembridge pollution, 20 years of knotting

Around the yards
First graduates at IBTC Portsmouth, The Blue Peter meets a bridge,
Adrian Donovan at Southampton, Charlotte latest and more

Association news
Thames Trafalgar Race, Arun Yacht Club, Enterprise rule change

Classic Coast: The Fal River

Smylie’s boats :Manx Nickeys

The Post: Panerai protest, and saving Seaway dinghies for young sailors

Andrew Bray: Feeling grounded

Nardi’s nods: The Arietta 31

The Turn of the Bilge
Aidan Tuckett on valuation surveys

Laughing along with Barney Sandeman
What does the broker who specialises in beautiful yachts sail?Oysters ahoy!  We go dredging under sail in EssexA short sail with Dave Selby
Brighton to Portsmouth in an 18-footer

Sam Llewellyn on the Cornish Shrimper
The surprisingly accommodating trailer-sailer

Launching the Lifeboat: Meeting and beating big seas

The comeback of the Couta Boats
Australia’s classic fishing boats are enjoying a revival

Eastwood Whelpton carries on
The famous Broads yard is under new management

Dorothy Ratcliffe and Tern IV
Claud Worth’s famous boat and an adventurous lady owner

Tow and go – all you need to know
Our complete guide to trailer sailing gets to the hub of things

This cruising life: into the Baltic at last
Helen Lewis and the Skipper find themselves a long way from home

Practical: Anchoring when the fog comes down
Not only where you are but how much water’s beneath you

On and Off Watch
Kit list, books, mead, Shoreside and Artist of the Month

Practical: the lapped dovetail joint
A step-by-step guide to making one

Practical: Des Pawson on hooks
Why don’t we make more use of the humble hook?

Calendar and Next Issue: Events for the coming months and what’s in our next issue

The last word: Lucy L Ford isn’t jealous
…as her spouse becomes intimate with his new mistress

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Cheeki Rafiki was found abandoned with her keel missing and all four of her crew gone

Cheeki Rafiki was found abandoned with her keel missing and all four of her crew gone

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