Hibernating in the southern hemisphere or sunbathing in the north, – maybe – there’s inspiration in our July/August 2019 issue
mailed to subscribers around the world on 20 June.






• BRIGHTWORK & BOATERS, panamas and parasols… Kathy Mansfield looks forward to the Thames Traditional Boat Festival: click to see

RIVER BOAT QUEEN – Gillian Nahum of Henley Sales & Charters is the lady to see if you’re looking for Thames ‘Trad’ boating: click to see

THE SMACKS’ SHIPWRIGHT – Cat and Si Holman go east to meet Caroline Ellis, head shipwright at the Pioneer Sailing Trust: click to see

• THE PERIPATETIC POCKET CRUISER – How two professional wooden boatbuilders rescued Rob Batkin’s dream of his own little ship: click to see

BUILD YOUR OWN GOZZO BOAT – For his regular pages of boat plans,Paul Gartside finds inspiration in Mediterranean lateeners: click to see

BUILDING A WOODEN YACHT: Strip planking and veneer sheathing: Jerry Eardley details modern wood composite construction: click to see

• GRAND DESIGNS: Selway-Fisher’s pocket cruiser with room for 2 berths, galley and civilised loo plus Chesapeake Light Craft’s serious raid boat you can build from a pre-cut kit: click to see

• PLUS… Andrew Wolstenholme visits Windermere’s new Jetty Museum • Colin Henwood on painting & varnishing • Julian Wolfram on teak trim andhome-made fittings • Ellen Massey-Leonard’s disappearing dinghy • And what Water Craft’s fashionistas are wearing this season.