In W109, our January/February 2015 issue - in UK newsagents from 18 December – you will find….

 

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SMALL BOAT SUMMER- 1 One small boat doesn’t make a summer but it helps, as Kathy Manfield found out at Swallows & Amazons. click to see

SMALL BOAT SUMMER- 2: As did Andrew Wolstenholme at the 2014 English Raid down west in Cornwall. click to see

BUILD YOUR OWN DAYBOAT: Paul Gartside presents full plans with offsets for a gaff-rigged daysailer with a classy counter stern. click to see

DRESSAGE FOR BOATS: In the first of a 2-part series, Simon & Cat Holman describe the techniques they learned for fishing under sail. click to see

WHAT’S THE POINT OF WATER BALLAST? Isn’t it better to have the water outside than boat? Not always, says Nick Newland. click to see

OARS FOR LEISURE ROWING: What a difference the right sculls can make to a Sunday afternoon on the water, writes John Rawson . click to see

PLUS… Restoring a rowing skiff; Building the outdoor boat; Paul Fisher’s Designer Monologue and Francois Vivier’s delightful cover boat..

• CORDLESS CANOEISTS START HERE: 2015 RULES PDF Download

• AMATEUR BOATBUILDERS START HERE: 2015 RULES PDF Download

IF YOU MISSED IT … Cordless Canoes: The Director’s Cut. click to see