In W114, our November/December 2015 issue - in UK newsagents from 22 October – you will find….


• SAIL CALEDONIA – Always an exhilarating start to the season, this year’s Scottish raid along the Great Glen had everything. click to see

• A KITE CALLED KATE - After winning performances by the wooden versions, the new GRP Wolstenholme Kite shows her pedigree.  click to see

• THE ONCE & FUTURE RIG: Kite’s designer explains how modern design and materials have turned a workboat rig into a ‘cool gaffer’. click to see

• BUILD YOUR OWN CHILDREN’S ROWING BOAT: Not a tubby little tender but a shapely easily-driven child-sized double-ender. Paul Gartside sends full plans in time to get them on the water in the spring. click to see

• THE AGE OF STEAM: Building in a large polytunnel, John Gibb’s 28’ (8.5m) steam launch took him 4 years but the hard work was worth it.. click to see

• THE POCKET YACHT PALOOZA… AND CROOZA: Like a raid but not quite: small boats are getting big but not bigger in the USA. click to see

• PLUS: How Fran Bemrose built a Stickleback canoe; How Scott Sadil built his second wooden boat; How Pasco’s built a multi-purpose motor boat; How Simon and Cat Holman made a comfortable bosun’s chair; How Ian Nicolson designs a galley, Paul Fisher designs a catboat and Alec Jordan builds a St Ayles Skiff – with the help of some wooden boatbuilders – at the Southampton Boat Show.

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


If you need your books in time for Christmas,
please order by 20 November 2015