In W105, our May/June 2014 issue - in leading UK newsagents from 24 April – you will find….


SAILING THE SPITFIRE: There’s much more than an innovative mainsail to North Quay’s thoroughly modern gaffer, writes Nigel to see

BUILDING MISS B HAVEN: Another gaffer for today. In Florida, Don Bishop designed and built his own shoal-draft cruising yacht. click to see

BUILD YOUR OWN 14’ (7.2m) OUTBOARD SKIFF: This ‘maid of all work’ makes a great first lofting project. Paul Gartside sends full plans. click to see

FRANCOIS VIVIER’S MORBIC 12 convinced Marc Favargue-Davies to commission her… and our editor to interview her designer. click to see

RESTORING A TRADITIONAL LAUNCH: For his first commission as a professional wooden boat builder, Ian Baird takes on a challenge. click to see

GRAND DESIGNS: All this talk of boats for flooded meadows reminds us of William Atkin’s Rescue Minor tunnel-stern Seabright skiff. click to see

PLUS, OF COURSE, THE BEALE PARK BOAT & OUTDOOR SHOW… We’ll be back at Beale Park, near Pangbourne, 6-8 June, with the Water Craft Makita Cordless Canoe Challenge, Amateur Boat Building Awards and our new readers’ choice accolade for the most appealing professionally-built wooden boat at the Show: New 2014 CCC Rules. Download ABBA Rules. Download