In W118, our July/August 2016 issue - in leading UK newsagents from 23 June – you will find….

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• THE THREE-DAY PICNIC – An extra day for the Thames Traditional Boat Festival, the annual celebration of elegant rivercraft. click to see

CASINO ROYALE – How Dennett’s boatbuilders converted a derelict 1930s Chris Craft into a stylish electric-powered river cruiser.   click to see

• BOATBUILDING AT PORTSMOUTH’S HISTORIC DOCKYARD – Dick Phillips visit the IBTC’s new school of traditional yacht restoration. click to see

• BUILD YOUR OWN GAFF-RIGGED DAYBOAT  – Designer Paul Gartside sends full plans with offsets for a wholesome build project. click to see

• HOW WE BUILT OUR HAVEN 12  – After a painstaking 8-year build, C Daniel Smith and his sons launch their classic daysailer.click to see

• BUILDING THE LILI – 4: Modern epoxy techniques come to the fore when Jean-Yves Poirier assembles his Gilles Montaubin Raid Boat kit. click to see

• SHIP SHAPES 2 Using a home-made girth chain for taking lines off old boats with Cat and Simon Holman. click to see

AND… Cat and Si make a pilot ladder for scaling slimy quays; American designer Graham Byrne introduces his Core Sound pocket cruisers; wooden boatbuilder Ryan Kearley on restoration not prettification; and we look forward to SkiffieWorlds, the international gathering of St Ayles Skiffs

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

CORDLESS CANOE CHALLENGE 2016 Download

ABBA 2016 Download