In W123, our May/June 2017 issue - in leading UK newsagents from 27 April – you will find….

 

• BLUE SKIES FOR LE BLEUKathy Mansfield finds a fascinating Swiss entry at Sail Caledonia, the challenging ‘Scottish Raid’   click to see

DEMELZA – ‘A real creek boat’ says her owner. Nigel Sharp on the renaissance of the traditional Mayflower sailing dinghy.   click to see

• FLOAT OUR BOAT! – Workboats were not built to last forever. Boatbuilder Brian Kennell rebuilds King’s Lynn cockler Baden Powell click to see

• BUILD YOUR OWN POCKET GAFFER – Paul Gartside sends full plans offsets for an engaging 18’6” (5.5m) centreboarder. click to see

• SAILING INTO RETIREMENT – Julian Wolfram elaborates on the design features he incorporated into W122’s Zoe. And in… . click to see

• DESIGNING THE RETIREMENT PROJECT: Designer Paul Fisher adds his thoughts on making her easier to build – and handle.
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FIRST BUILD YOUR BOATSHOP – Brooke Elgie began his project by making a workshop between hillside and waterside – in Alaska. click to see

AND… Andrew Wolstenholme rethinks the Norfolk racing punt; Ian Nicolson reduces frustration on the foredeck; Cat & Si Holman make a seam rubber; and the editor looks forward to June's Beale Park & Outdoor Show.

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CORDLESS CANOE CHALLENGE RULES 2017

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