In W113, our September/October issue - in leading UK newsagents from 27 August – you will find….

BEALE PARK BOAT SHOW – Celebrating 25 years of the  Wooden Boatbuilders Trade Association, the show was bigger than ever. click to see

• CORDLESS TORQUE COSTS DRIVES: - The entries get sleeker and faster in the Water Craft Makita Cordless Canoe Challenges.  click to see

GAFF RIG FOR CRUISING: Working sailormen didn’t spend their time constantly tweaking the rig; neither should voyaging cruisers. click to see

BUILD YOUR OWN MOTOR BOAT: For equally unfrenetic cruising under power, Paul Gartside sends plans for a 26’ (7.9m) cruiser. click to see

PARTIAL ECLIPSE: How Howard Baker is building his big cat – a six year story in pictures. click to see

SAILING THE SALMO 11S: A little dinghy with an old-fashioned appeal yet you can build her from a pre-cut ply and epoxy kit. click to see

PLUS: Chris Allender builds an Ilur dinghy and enters ABBA, Water Craft’s annual competition for amateur boatbuilders; Making a rope mat with Simon and Cat Holman; Ian Nicolson has neat ways of creating galleys in pocket cruisers; a tribute to the late Ted Spears and looking forward to the new boats at the Southampton Boat Show.

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

See the St Ayles Skiff kit in build on the WBTA stand at the Southampton Boat Show, 11-20 September