Water Craft’s 22nd year is off to a great start with our January/February issue, in leading UK newsagents from 21 December:
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• SAILING LIVELY – Kate Baker’s new ‘dandy’ ketch and liveaboard home joins the pilot cutters racing in Cornwall …    click to see

A SWEETER PEAPOD – Over in Maine, Kathy Mansfield visits an old friend with a new boat: a classic American double-ender …   click to see

BUILD YOUR OWN FAST GAFFER Paul Gartside sends full plans with offsets for a slippery-looking 24’ (7.3m) light sloop ... click to see

• SKIN-ON-TEAK – Alan Craig recycles old teak lab benches for his home designed and built rowing skiff ... click to see

SHOWBOAT Abbey Molyneux has 9 weeks to re-dec a river launch in time for the Southampton Boat Show... click to see

• MORE RESTORATION DRAMAS Richard Pease rescues a river skiff and Dick Phillips replaces a Wayfare transom... click to see

DIGITAL BOATSHOP – Simon Holman begins a new series of practice projects for putative pre-cut kit builders... click to see

• AND… George Burden assists a boatbuilder to restore a vintage German caravan; Colin Henwood on cobles – and geomorphology; and Paul Fisher of Selway-Fisher has a Grand Design for a curvy coble-inspired dayboat.

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