In W99, our May/June 2013 issue - in leading UK newsagents from 25 April – you will find….
•Build Your Own Gaff Cutter: A 26’ (8m) ‘little ship’ capable of extended cruising and exploring shoal waters. Designer Paul Gartside presents full building plans and offsets for a proper yacht. click to see
•Sailing Into The Arctic Circle After crossing the Baltic from Poland to Sweden in their home-built 15’ (4.6m) dayboats in 2011, Olek Hanusz and Filip Sulkowski took on a more adventurous voyage in 2012. click to see
•Discussions With My Designer. Amateur builder Graham Neil and amateur designer Chris Waite combine skills to produce an elegantly simple sailing canoe the Victorians might have built if only they’d had epoxies. click to see
•Australia’s Wonderful Wooden Boat Festival The great gathering in Hobart, Tasmania, can match Brest and Douarnenez for colour, craftsmanship and classic craft. And their warm welcome to Kathy Mansfield. click to see
• Beale Park & The WOW Factor Not quite on the scale of Hobart – yet – the UK’s most authentic on-water boat show ends a longer than usual winter for amateur boatbuilders and entrants in the Water Craft Makita Cordless Canoe Challenges. But we’ve extended their deadlines! click to see