In W108, our November/December issue - in leading UK newsagents from 23 October – you will find….



ON THE COVER: FISHING UNDER SAIL Small is beautiful. Nigel Sharp joins the 18’ (5.5m) lugger Kensa fishing out of Portscatho in Cornwall. click to see

BUILDING THE FLAT-PACK BOAT: Building Kensa themselves, Simon & Cat Holman began by designing their own boat kit. click to see

DOUARNENEZ 2014: Gloom in Europe? Perhaps. But the sun shone at the great French festival. And so did Kathy Mansfield . click to see

DESIGNING & BUILDING A KAYAK: Adam Gray’s winning entry in our Amateur Boat Building Awards began on the computer. click to see

BUILD YOUR OWN ‘COGGY BOAT’: Inspired by a George Holmes sketch, Paul Gartside has full plans for traditional flat-bottom dinghies. click to see

SAILING CANOES ON THE BALTIC: John Floutier fulfils a 30-year ambition to explore the Swedish islands in his modern Rushton Princess. click to see

PLUS… Peter Tullet builds an Hvalsoe 13; John Harris introduces his Faering Cruiser; and Ian Nicolson leaves school in WW2 to be a yacht designer.


IF YOU MISSED IT … Cordless Canoes: The Director’s Cut. click to see