Sunbathing in the southern hemisphere or hibernating in the north, there’s boating inspiration in our January/February 2019 issue mailed to subscribers around the world on 14 December.




• THE LONG-LOST BUZZARDS BAY 18 is making a comeback in the USA;  Kathy Mansfield has the story: click to see

COCKWELLS MODERN & CLASSIC BOATBUILDING – The custom boatbuilders move to custom premises in Cornwall, reports Nigel Sharp: click to see

BOATS WITH PROVENANCE – Custom wooden boatbuilding on a smaller scale; Si and Cat Holman meet Ben Harris: click to see

• THE BEAUTIFUL BOAT COMPANY – Four BBA graduates set up their own business and Sophie Olszowski knows all about it: click to see

BUILD YOUR OWN SCHOONER – Designer Paul Gartside sends full plans with offsets for a dainty double-ender: click to see

• DESIGNING WITH WATER AND LIGHT – Kathy Mansfield remembers M J Long architect of Falmouth’s National Maritime Museum: click to see

• GRAND DESIGNS – Two simple boats to build for spring, CLC’s Waterlust sailing canoe and Jordan Wood Boat’s Footloose skiff: click to see

• PLUS… Detlef Teufel’s early interest in small boats leads to a novel group build • Colin Henwood on Consuta Construction • Phoenix build – 3 •  Ian Nicolson on tougher tillers • the Outdoor Boat’s inboard outboard well.