Join us in a CELEBRATION OF BACKYARD BOATBUILDING around the world
in our March/April 2020 issue, mailed to subscribers –also around the world – on 20 February.

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• INDIVIDUAL RESTORATION – Cat and Si Holman meet Charlie Hussey, specialist rejuvenator of classic craft: click to see

BUILD YOUR OWN 21’6” (6.5m) ELECTRIC LAUNCH – A different boat for a different decade, Paul Gartside presents full plans: click to see

THE PADDLEMAKER – Boatbuilding in microcosm: Colin Henwood explains in words and pictures how to make the perfect paddle: click to see

• DETLEF’S DREAMBOAT – In Germany, vocational teacher Detlef Teufel test sails his ‘tribal double canoe: click to see

GAUTHALI – In Nepal, on a lake 3,000’ (300m) above sea level, Toby Vokuhl launches his ‘bike-trailer-sailer: click to see

TWO YEARS AND A BIT – In Australia, Dick Bedell takes an unhurried approach to carefully constructing his family launch: click to see

• BUILDING A WOODEN CRUISING YACHT:In Cornwall, Jerry Eardley fits an inboard diesel engine and its essential appendages: click to see

• PLUS… Working On Water: Cat and Si Holman begin a new series on those making a living in, on and around boats • Ellen Massey-Leonard goes night diving • Kathy Mansfield meets Samuel Zambaldi, mastmaker • Ian Nicolson ontopping lifts • Designer Mark Smaalders presents his Olga 28 motor cruiser.

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