In W124, our July/August 2017 issue - in leading UK newsagents from 22 June – you will find….

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• A GRAND DAY OUT – or two or three; Kathy Mansfield looks forward to the Thames Traditional Boat Festival in July and in….    click to see

ROLLIN’ ON THE RIVER – … she interviews master boatbuilder Colin Henwood on the restorations of famous rivercraft at Henwood & Dean and his plans to return to hands-on boatbuilding.   click to see

RESTORING PEGGOTTY – “My name is Abbey Molyneux. I’m 25 and I was never good at anything until I discovered boatbuilding …” click to see

• BUILD YOUR OWN BEACH CRUISER – Full plans with offsets from designer Paul Gartside for a delightful 17’ (5.2m) dayboat click to see

• PLANK-ON-FOAM – From the Netherlands, Wim de Bruijn tells how Bart-Jan Bats built a traditional Staverse Jol using modern methods . click to see

• BUILDING THE LILI - 8: In France, Jean-Yves Poirier’s fit-out of his lightweight kit-built raid boat has reached deck level. click to see

MY LAST BOAT – Over in Alaska, Brooke Elgie created a comfortable and forgiving pocket cruiser to sail into retirement. click to see

AND… Colin Henwood sets up shop – again; Dave Gentry offers a modern skin-on-frame sailing canoe; Mark Corke has tips for Better Brightwork; Cat & Simon Holman teach traditional sailor’s ropework; Ian Nicolson picks the right anchor; and the editor has more on our award-winning cover boat .

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