In W112, our July/August 2015 issue - in leading UK newsagents from 25 June – you will find….


LADY CHARLOTTE – The restoration and re-invention of a 1912 riveted steel trip boat from Chester for cruising on the Thames.. click to see

• RACING AT KINVARA - ’In August, Galway Hookers come from Connemara for the cruinniu, ‘the gathering of the boats’..  click to see

BUILD YOUR OWN DAYBOAT: Many readers had their fancies tickled by Paul Gartside’s pocket cruiser Sjogin III but their garages, trailers and credit cards demanded a smaller, lighter dayboat. click to see

THE SHRIMPER’S NEW BIG SISTER: Cornish Crabbers have built over 1000 of the Shrimper 19. Now there’s a trailable 21-footer too. click to see

UNFOLDING THE ORU: How a backpack becomes a flatpack which then becomes a kayak - yes, really. click to see

BUILDING THE LILI: Gilles Montaubin’s lovely Raid boat was designed traditionally but Jean-Yves Poirier went digital…. click to see

PLUS: Ryan Kearley makes the case for traditional wooden boats; Kathy Mansfield finds sails and free sun cream in Tasmania; Simon and Cat Holman are worming and slushing; Ian Nicolson spares a thought for galley slaves; John Harris introduces his Outrigger Junior Proa; and we look forward to the ‘new and improved‘ Thames Traditional Boat Festival.

Cordless Canoes: The Director’s Cut. click to see

See us at the Thames Traditional Boat Festival,
Henley on Thames, 18-19th July.