The boatbuilding season is off to a great start in our November/December issue - in leading UK newsagents from 26 October:

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• LA SEMAINE DU GOLFE – Kathy Mansfield returns from a week in Brittany with some wonderful images …  click to see

SKIN-ON-FRAME – Zora Aiken reviews new methods and new boat designs from the innovative American designer Dave Gentry…   click to see

BUILD YOUR OWN MOTOR LAUNCH Full plans with offsets from designer Paul Gartside for a great winter project... click to see

• BUILDING A GARTSIDE PRAM – Starting in the business, Geoff Bowker built a classic clinker dinghy as his ‘calling card’ ... click to see

• BUILDING THE LILI – 9 Jean-Yves Poitier devises a cunning way to build the cuddy for his kit-built raid boat... click to see

• BUILDING FROM A PRE-CUT KIT It can be the quickest way to build your boat and there’s a world of designs, says Simon Holman... click to see

THE OUTDOOR BOAT – From the quickest way to build a boat to... the Chebacco in the editor's backyard... click to see

• AND… Colin Henwood on hand tools; Ian Nicolson on Art and (Naval) Architecture; and more kit boats in Grand Designs: Francois Vivier introduces his new sail-and-oar team boat Kernic and Graham Byrnes of B&B Yachts presents his proven Princess 22 sharpie.

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