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WATER CRAFT ISSUES

This is a complete list of the main topics in all of the Water Craft issues, including those which are now out of print. We have not included regular features which appear in every issue, nor the names of contributors. .

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W1: January/February 1997 – SOLD OUT

Sailing Roxane • Oughtred Acorn Skiff • Falmouth working boats • Gear for gaffers: bowsprits • Deck seams with modern compounds • Brock 24 • Using Epoxies • Grand Designs: Buehler Cowhorn, Selway-Fisher Tosher, Wolstenholme Cockle.

W2: March/April 1997 – SOLD OUT

Oulton Week • Electric auxiliaries • Sailing the Brock 24 • Building a Pocket Gaffer • Bowsprit fittings • Making breasthooks • Repairing glued spars • Sailing the Picarooner • Building the Cockle dinghy -1 • Grand Designs: Oughtred Eun Mara, Dias Brigadier.

W3: May/June 1997 – SOLD OUT

Aboard the Matthew • Building a Chebacco boat • Sailing the Amethyst bawley • Building the Royal Shallop • Repairing topsides • Sailing the Little Auk • Taking lines off a model • Building Cockle -2 • Grand Designs: Beuhler Button, Selway-Fisher Beaumaris

W4: July/August 1997

Thames Trad Boat Rally • Sailing the Finesse 24 • Restoring Maid of Lorn • Davey & Co • Stemhead fittings • Dee fishing boats • Sailing St. Laurence Skiff • Building Lady Betty -1 • Farrow & Chambers • Half models • Grand Designs: Wolstenholme barge yacht

W5: September/October 1997

Wooden Boat Show • Sailing Memory • McGruer Innovations • Making hollow spars • Marking waterline • Lady Betty - 2 • Gear for Gaffers: masts • Repairing stems and sterns • Sailing Mallard • Grand Designs: Devlin Nancy’s China, Willow Bay Boats’ Shilling.

W6: November/December 1997

Sailing North Quay 17 • Schooner holidays • Boatbuilding on the Thames • Lugger Lessons • Laying canvas   decks • Tela dayboat • Gear for gaffers: stays • Building a modern clinker pram -1 • Grand Designs: Dias Marsh Hawk, Gartside cutter

W7: January/February 1998

Sailing Crabber 22 • Scaffies • School for boatbuilders • Sailing Beaumaris 24 • Commonsense yacht repair • Sense & centreboards • Building clinker pram -2 • Sailing Norfolk Oyster 16 • Grand Designs: Selway-Fisher canoes; Wolstenholme Mayfly.

W8: March/April 1998

BB11 keelboats • Sailing Pintail • Peter Freebody • Fitting out pocket gaffer • Gear for gaffers: stays - 2 • Steaming ribs • Building the Chaisson semi-dory -1 • Sailing Spoonbill • Tips for boatbuilders • Grand Designs: Oughtred faering; Burnett cruising gaffer

W9: May/June 1998

Restoring a Humber yawl • Sailing Sea Otter • Chaisson dory -2 • Chatham Directory of Inshore C raft • Gear for gaffers: stays - 2 • Sailing Suffolk Beach Punt & Seahopper • Building Marsh Hawk -1 • Grand Designs: Moss Sea Otter; Norman Smith Pond Skater

W10: July/August 1998 - SOLD OUT

Eun Mara yawl • Broads yacht Dragonfly • Dragonfly blocks • Sailing Lune Whammel • Building a Golant Gaffer • Building Chaisson dory-3 • Bolger's Alert • Building Marsh Hawk 2 • Douarnenez 98 • Grand Designs: Gartside centreboard sloop & tender

W11: September/October 1998 - SOLD OUT

Dixon Kemp steel yacht • Sailing Drascombe Lugger • Tasma VI • Grey Seal • Pocket Gaffers • Lone Wolf • Coracles • Geodesic designs • Chaisson dory 4 • Marsh Hawk 3 • Marking & measuring devices • Grand Designs: Pete Culler’s traditional USA designs.

W12: November/December 1998

Traditional boat charter • Sailing Kittiwake • Building Mehalah • Paying deck seams • 3-mast Lugger • Winkle Brig • Peter Gregson • Chaisson dory 5 • Marsh Hawk 4 • Grand Designs: Selway Fisher Sapphire steam launch; Gartside Itchen Ferry cruising gaffer.

W13: January/February 1999 - SOLD OUT

Sailing Willow Bay Shilling • Make your own sails • Golant Gaffer
• Gear for gaffers: backstays • Chaisson dory 6 • Finishing Marsh Hawk • Homemade clamps • Sailing Marsh Hawk • Orkney Yole • Corribee no 1 • Grand Designs: Dias School Ship

W14: March/April 1999 – SOLD OUT

Hereward: Cardnell Double-ender • Sea kayak • New wooden Folkboat • Gear for gaffers: mast fittings • Fitting out a Golden Hind • Building Wharram Melanesia • Cirrus Broads yacht • Boat Barn • Chaisson Dory 7 • Grand Designs: Hesp pocket gaffer.

W15: May/June 1999 - SOLD OUT

Sailing Romilly • Balancing a lugger • Stitch-&-glue Heron • Electric launch Polly • Sailing the Catspaw • Making your own oars • Gear for gaffers: gaff saddles • Sailing the Eun Mara • Building Eun Mara • Grand Designs: Selway-Fisher: Port Louis pocket gaffer.

W16: July/August 1999

Sailing the Crabber 17 • Drascombe Mods • Charlie Ward steel barge • John Welsford's Navigator • Haven Twelve-and-a-Half • Sharpening cutting tools • Natural knees • Building Eun Mara 2 • Grand Designs: Davis ply cruiser; Gartside gaff cutter

W17: September/October 1999

Amateur Boatbuilding Awards • Fitting out a Golden Hind 31 -2 • Dulcie: a long-lived ex-lugger • Rot & how to prevent it • Building the Eun Mara yawl • Building the Sandpiper Skiff • Sailing a kit-built dayboat • Grand Designs: Wolstenholme Swallow

W18: November/December 1999 - SOLD OUT

Pilot cutter Alpha • Cornish lugger Guide • Fitting a junk rig to a gaff ketch • Making bits of boats: grabrails, cleats, gaff jaws • Jack Chippendale makes long drill bits • Building a boat for open-water rowing • Eun Mara 4 • Grand Designs: Selway Fisher Baltic Lugger

W19: January/February 2000 - SOLD OUT

Sailing Yarmouth 23 • Phil Bolger • Gear for gaffers: Boom not Bust  • Appledore 16 • Taking the lines off • Sailing Tideway 12 • Forehatch for a Golant Gaffer • Piper One Design • Eun Mara 5 • Vogalonga in Venice • Grand Designs: Pfannenschmidt catboat

W20: March/April 2000 - SOLD OUT

Covey Island Boatworks • Building steel Ebbtide 33 • Junk rig dinghy • Colin Buttifant Broads yachts • Sailing Islander • Taking off the lines • Consuta copper stitched Victorian steam launch • Eun Mara 6 • Grand Designs: Selway Fisher Petite Maris

W21: May/June 2000

Adrian Noyes' traditional wooden boats • Building a steam launch • Sailing a Jolly Boat • Making clinker planking look right • Building a pocket cruiser in Oman • Gear for gaffers: boom end fittings • Eun Mara 7 • Grand Designs: Home build Romilly; Dias cat-yawl

W22: July/August 2000

Wolstenholme Barge Yacht • The First Sailors: canoe-form craft of pre-history • Clinker masterclass • Building the Ebbtide • Building and rowing the Annapolis Wherry • Electric power, pedal power • Building Romilly 1 • Grand Designs: Wharram cargo catamaran

W23: September/October 2000 - SOLD OUT

The Great Glen Raid • Phil Bolger electric launch • Sailing Sanderling • Finesse 28 • Sprite & Otter; two rowing skiffs from kits • Stone Age Sailors 2 • Strip plank primer • Selway Fisher Pinky • Building Romilly 2 • Grand Designs: Whisstock Deben 5 Tonner

W24: November/December 2000 - SOLD OUT

Dysart Yawls • Building a Broads classic in wood • Building Ebbtide 3 • Building a cruising gaffer • Blue Collar Boats: American skiffs • Phil Bolger on electric boats • Building Romilly 3 • Grand Designs: Wolstenholme electric launch; Gartside one design

W25: January/February 2001

Living aboard in the Med • Sailing the Cove Boat • What it costs to build your own boat • Gear for Gaffers: Blocks • Time & Tide Dutch dayboat • Building Romilly 4 • Linnet & Bee: rowing skiffs to build • Grand Designs: 3-masted Nigel Irens Expedition Boat •

W26: March/April 2001

Boating holidays in the USA • Building a Buehler schooner • Painting Boadicea • Norway's Hardanger Fartoyvernsenter • Building an Aleutian Baidarka • Building Romilly 5 • Sailing Alerion • Bright finishes on test • Grand Designs: Hesp family daysailer.

W27: May/June 2001

Boating Holidays • Henwood Thames Launch • Building a traditional Orkney 3-sail yole • Sailing the Character Boats range • Building Gartside Itchen Ferry • Building Petite Brise • Building Romilly 6• Grand Designs: Oughtred faering; Selway-Fisher launch

W28: July/August 2001

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Sailing North Quay 22 gaff cruiser • Megin dinghy • Building Ebbtide 4 • Itchen Ferry 2 • Hope in Ireland: the late John Kerr's last boating holiday • Sailing the Ha'penny • Curved Coamings• Grand Designs: Swallow Boats Osprey; Paul Gartside liveaboard motorsailer

W29: September/October 2001 - SOLD OUT

Great Glen Raid • Orwell Corinthian • Gear for Gaffers: Untangling the mainsheet • Building Bolger Micro •  Semaine du Golfe • Sailing the 3-masted Nigel Irens dayboat • Building Whilly Boat • Grand Designs: Wolstenholme Workstar, Welsford Whaler

W30: November/December 2001

3 x16-footers : Shetland One Design; Coquina II; Selway-Fisher Islay • Womack Classic: Buttifant Broads • Houdini: Welsford sea-going dinghy • Six Metres • Mill Creek skiff • Boring the stern tube • Grand Designs: Bolger Amherst galley; Selway Fisher Martlet

W31: January/February 2002

Wolstenholme / Henwood Electric River Launch • Building a Thames Whiff • Gear for gaffers sheeting • Applying gold leaf • Boring stern tube • Kittiwake Yawl • Cove Boat. • Shearwater • Grand Designs: Gilles Montaubin’s Lili, winner of 2001 Great Glen Raid.
  
W32: March/April 2002

Electric daysailers: Tony Dias Bittersweet & Venla, a home-built trailer-sailer • Tomboy, restored gaff cutter • Birch plywood for boatbuilding • Building the Ebbtide • Second and third thoughts about centreboards •: Grand Designs Tom Dunderdale's Apple

W33: May/June 2002 - SOLD OUT

Picarooner • Plume catboat • Chris Waite’s home-designed pocket • Designer Paul Fisher builds a • Thames electric saloon launch • Bolger longship • Hand spliced standing rigging • Grand Designs: Wolstenholme pocket cruiser; Gartside flashboats & rowboats

W34: July/August 2002

North Quay 30 • Scottish Island class• sailing boat in French canals • Trailing & sailing to Pin Mill • Sailing the Swale Pilot• Building Laurent Giles motor cruiser • Buildings a trailer from a kit • Grand Designs: Oughtred Ness yawl; Bolger water-ballasted sharpie

W35: Sep/Oct 2002

Great Glen Raid • Kit-build Romilly • Bolger St Valery lugger • Sailing canoes: Horton Rob Roy MacGregor & Rushton Princess • Buckler's Hard  • A proper boatbuilder's bandsaw * Grand Designs: Wolstenholme Broads yacht & Selway-Fisher sailing canoes.

W36: Nov/Dec 2002

Brendan: Dutch cat • Raid Finland• Friendship sloop• Building Ebbtide • Building a faering in the front room • Gondola in Amsterdam • Douarnenez festival • Rutland Water • Grand Designs: Bolger motor cruiser; Welsford smallest cruising boat

W37: Jan/Feb 2003

First submarine in 1621 • Cornish Shrimper  • Sailing in Rock • Haven 12.5 in Finland  • Ballasted sailing canoe  • Bossoms electric launch • Welsh coracles • Carbon spars for trad boats • Grand Designs:  Dias daysailer; Yachting monthly classic cruising yachts.

W38: Mar/Apr 03

Wooden Boatbuilders Trade Assn • Arctic Tern dayboat • Building a traditional clinker dinghy • Adrian Noyes Beer lugger • Malcom Darch ship models • National Maritime Museum Cornwall • Grand Designs: Oughtred Egret-style sharpie; Stevenson Weekender.

W39: May/June 03

Isles of Scilly dayboat• McGruer 8-Metre • Severn salmon boats • Building an American trawler yacht • Build Canadian canoe • Hitchhiking to the Volga • Miss Simplette • Daniel Z Bombigher • Grand Designs: Bolger Sea Bird ; Selway-Fisher NZ steam launch.

W40: July/August 03

Steam launch Consuta • Photographing boats • Oyster dayboat • ‘Thames Trad’ • Sail Caledonia raid • Restoring Fenwick Williams US sharpie • Building Celtic lugger • Epoxy for beginners • Nicolson: Design own boat • Grand Designs: ethnic double canoe

W41: September/October 03

Alice Driscoll sails Lymington Scow • Judy Brickhill sails Stiffkey Cockle Amateur Boatbuilding Awards  • la Semaine du Golfe • Devon Lugger • Building Whilly Boat • Epoxy 2 • Nicolson on designing own boat • Grand Designs:  Powell canoe yawl

W42: November/December 03

Bolger: Easier backyard boatbuilding • Backyard boatbuiling in Moscow • Building &Sailing Irens Expedition boat • Where to build • Building Gartside pocket cruiser • Building S-F tosher • Epoxy 3 • Grand Designs: Bolger miniature Queen Mab

W43: January/February 04 - SOLD OUT

Moonshadow: Broads cruiser-racer • Yare Navigation Race • Swallowboats sail & oar kits • Building & sailing Celtic Lugger • Kayaks to kit boats • Fitting new engine in MG classic • Epoxy 4 • Grand Designs: Welsford Walkabout; Dudley Dix Cape Henry gaff cutter.

W44: March/April 04

Francois Vivier traditional-modern designs • Norlandbat • Peter Feebody steam launch rebuild • Minimalist little skiff from Munich • Traditional Scottish Zulus for today • New engine 2 • Epoxy 5 • Grand Designs: Gartside Expedition Boat for inland voyage.

W45: May/June 04

Sailing Wharram Tiki 21 ● Ullapool Boatbuilders ● Sjektes and the City • Swedish Pilot Boats • Boatbuilding Academy • Skin-on-frame Umiak ● Building sailing canoe • Epoxy 6 • Nicolson on design • Grand Designs: Swallow Boats Storm 17;  Montaubin raid boat

W46: July/August-04

World Pilot Gig Championships ● Sailing Dias Arey's Pond Daysailer • Mystic seaport boat plans • Lobster kit boat • Building Wolstenholme Coot ● Saltern’s Tela • Epoxy 7: Q & A • Nicolson on design • Grand Designs: Welsford Penguin cruising yacht & tender

W47: September/October-04- SOLD OUT

Sail Caledonia raid  • Sailing French Seil dayboat • Beale Park & Amateur Boatbuilding Awards ● Building Oughtred Buillemot • Sailing North Quay 19 & Character Boats Post Boat • Trailing 1 • Building Cape Henry 1 • Grand Designs: Selway Fisher junk rig cruiser.

W48: November/December-04

Brest & Douarnenez festivals • Building Swallow dayboat • Atlantic Challenge • The Boat in a Bag • Raid Finland • Grimsay Boat Project • Trailing 2 • Renewing yacht rudder • Building Cape Henry 2 • Grand Designs: Wolstenholme Orient steam launch

W49 January/February-05

Gilles Montaubin's Wabi  • Norfolk's Rev Nev • Len Slater’s cale model dinghies • Building a Viking ship – in Hounslow • Building the S-F junk rig cruiser • Jangadas • Trailing 3 • Grand Designs: Mark Fitzgerald sharpie Floridays: Oughtred Skerrie skiff

W50: March/April-05

Steam on the Thames • Building a steam launch 1 • Sailing Wolstenholme Swallow • Building clinker Swallow • Sailing Rik Homan’s Elisabeth • Building Viking ship 2 • Building Cape Henry 3 • Trailing 4 • Grand Designs: three Gartside steam launches

W51: May/June-05

The l’eaudown on French water-ballasted dayboats • Building a dinghy in a top-floor apartment • Sailing the Norseboat • Edey & Duff Whaleboat • Trailing 5 • Steam launch fit out • Hollow spars • Repairing strip plank • Grand Designs: Drascombe Drifter 22

W52 July/August-05

Sailing Kittiwake 16 • la Semaine du Golfe • Velalonga: sailing Venice’s lagoon  • Current Thinking on Electric Boats • Restoring a beaver stern launch – and a Cornish pocket gaffer – twice • Trailing 5 – in Europe • Grand Designs: Welsford Pathfinder cruising dinghy

W53 September/October-05

Swallow Boats Storm 19 • Beale Park show review & Amateur Boatbuilding Awards • Vogalonga: rowing Venice’s canals • Up & Over: launching the Viking ship • Building a traditional Irish currach • Nicolson • Grand Designs: Swallow Boats pedal-powered skiff

W54 November/December-05

Clinker plywood, strip plank or cold moulding? • Building a Ness Boat in Australia • Raid boat Little Nell • What’s a ‘raid’? • Making a yuloh • Building Cape Henry 4  • Grand Designs: Wolstenholme electric lake launch; Chesapeake Light Craft sailing pram kit

W55 January/February-06

Hybrid diesel-electric auxiliary drive for Wylo cruising yacht • Restoring Heron dinghy • Building a Cradle Boat • Building a baby New York Bay sandbagger • Cape Cutter 19 • Sail Caledonia • Grand Designs: Ed Burnett gaff cutter; Gartside 4-seasons motor boat

W56 March/April-06

Raids: the first 10 years • Sailing a kit-built Wharram cat • Bob Budge: Freebody’s master craftsman • Building a traditional faering… and a modern sailing canoe • Tan Tingo sailing dory • Building Cape Henry 5 • Grand Designs: Swallow Boats Sea Raider

W57 May/June-06

Reviewing 3 double enders: Swallowboats' Storm 17; Simmons & Broome's Wee Seal; David Moss Sea Otter 25. • Steaming into France • Gubby’s Heir Island Sloop • S-F Pinky Ketch • Sailing canoe 2 • Grand Designs: Selway Fisher clinker ply Thames skiffs

W58 JulyAugust-06

Sailing the Drascombe Drifter 22… and Rick Powell’s sailing canoe • Monarch: miniature paddle steamer • Thames Trad Boat Rally • Douarnenez • Building a clinker canoe • Grand Designs: Lancaster Jones steam paddlers; Bolger pedal powered stern wheeler

W59 September/October-06

Beale Park show & Amateur Boatbuilding Awards • Sail Caledonia • Sailing the Sea Raider • Sailing Longshore 19 • Building a Cornish Pilot Gig on board ship and then cutting it in half! • Building a carvel gaffer • Grand Designs: Reuel Parker Seabright Skiff

W60 November/December-06

Inspired by Bolger Mocassin • Sailing Powell pilot cutter • Building a carvel gaffer 2 • Cape Henry 6 • Sailing a lug-rigged tosher • Building a stitch & tape kit • Portsoy • Grand Designs: Francois Vivier Meaban gaff sloop; Iain Oughtred sailing canoes.

W61 January/February-07 - SOLD OUT

Sailing Meadowlark sharpie • Iain Oughtred profile • Building & sailing Oughtred Egret sharpie • Building a replica of a Cornish lug & mizzen ‘hobble boat’ in Nova Scotia • Electric outboards • Building Nutshell pram • Grand Designs: Swallow Boats BayRaider.

W62 March/April-07

John Atkin Maid of Endor • Building Cornish hobble boat 2 • Building a matched pair of stitch & tape kayaks • Sailing canoe cruising • Jigsaws for boatbuilding • Grand Designs:  Wolstenholme  Wherry; Dongray Limpet dinghy; Gartside Pims miniature motor launch

W63 May/June-07

Building a cruising gaffer in the backyard • Sailing the Limpet dinghy • Hobble boat 3 • Open boat cruising in Finland • Sailing the Viking boat • Building Oughtred Gannet • Grand Designs: Selway Fisher c/b cruising yacht; Walt Simmons Newfoundland Trap Skiff

W64 July/August-07 - SOLD OUT

The enduring appeal of the ‘Thames Trad’ • Mr Freebody’s Superior Slipper Launches • Sailing the BayRaider • Trad craft in Ireland • Building McGregor sailing canoe • Cape Henry 7 • Grand Designs: Francois Vivier Breton dayboat; Michael Slater Goat Island Skiff

W65 September/October-07

Sailing Shilling dayboat • The best Beale yet & Amateur Boatbuilding Awards • The Silence of the Amps: hybrid propulsion •: McGregor sailing canoe 2 • Building Duck Trap Wherry • Home-built proa • Grand Designs: Colin Cummings ‘one-piece’ dinghy

W66 November/December-07

Buttifant Broads yacht  • Irens Expedition boats at Sail Caledonia • Designing & building a Humber barge yacht • Clinker ply in pictures 1 • Jobs for the Boys: Jo Moran’s young sons build Limpet kit • Grand Designs: motorboats from Selway Fisher; Gartside & Vivier
  

W67 January/February-08 - SOLD OUT

St Ives Jumbo lugger • International Boatbuilding Training College • Alloy planked dayboat • le Mille Sabords used boats sale  • Clinker ply 2 • Limpet 2 • Getting back on board * Cape Henry 6 • Grand Designs: Oughtred canoe; J-F Garry cruising yacht

W68 March/April-08

Building strip plank Roxane • Sailing Welsford Whaler & Deben Lugger • Canada’s Silva Bay Shipyard School  • Trail & sail to Greece • Designing & building a Raid boat  • Clinker ply 3 • Japanese tools • Grand Designs: Campion Design Megan dinghy

W69 May/June-08 - SOLD OUT

Sailing kit-built Cormorant & Swallow Boats Trouper • Restoring 1891 yacht Kestrel • Professional strip planking: Willow Bay Shilling & Roxane 2 • Moray Flotilla • US Antique & Classic Boat Show  • Grand Designs: Selway-Fisher electric saloon launch

W70 July/August-08

Boatskwl: summer boatbuilding school for teenagers • Building: Limpet 3 & Roxane 3 • Dublin Bay Water Wags in Sri Lanka • Yamato Boats: Phil Bolger in Japan; Building ply Yamato in UK • Pinky from sustainable timber • Grand Designs: Wharram Islander 39

W71 September/October-08

Beale Park show & Amateur Boatbuilding Awards • Sailing an Orkney yole up the Thames • Maine Boatbuilders’ Show • Seagoing pocket gaffer • Cape Henry 7 • Lough Neagh workboat • Model paddle boats for schools • Grand Designs: Arch Davis Penobscot 17
   
W72 November/December-08 - SOLD OUT

Am Bata: Scottish trad boatbuilding in school  • Limpet 4 • Roxane 4 • Alan Staley builds New Blossom gaff cutter • Alistair Garland restores J-Class tender • Chesapeake Marine Designs for home builders • Grand Designs: Jay R Benford modern Friendship sloop
   
W73 January/February-09

Iain Oughtred Special: Sailing Acorn 15, Tammie Norrie, Gannet  /  Building Stickleback / Ness Yawl from Venice to Torino •  Velalonga • Klassieke Schepen Dutch trad boat show • New Blossom 2 • Roxane 5 • Grand Designs: Oughtred Penny Fee & Auklet

W74 March/April-09

Small is beautiful • WBTA boat buying survey • Sailing canoe cruise in the Western Isles • Sailing Devon Yawl & Bristol Jolly Boat • kit-built Secret gaff cutter • Building Sandpiper • Grand Designs: Irens electric speedboat; Storer radical Raid boat.

W75 May/June-09

Electric power: converting 1897 launch; driving Irens speedboat • Building a kit built kayak – from scratch • Victorian catboat • Cradle boats • Roxane 6 • Sail Caledonia • Grand Designs: Wolstenholme Otter electric launch; Swallow Boats BayCruiser 20

W76 July/August-09 - SOLD OUT

Full Gartside plans for 16’ Pocket Gaffer • Sailing Devon Scaffie • New Blossom 3 • USA International Yacht Restoration School • UK Boatbuilding schools • Sunbeam OD • Phil Bolger obituary • Cooking afloat • Grand Designs: Francois Vivier Folkboat of the Future

W77 September/Ocober-09

Beale Park show & Amateur Boatbuilding Awards • New boats at Beale • The Fall & Rise of Cornish Crabbers • Building the award-winning 3-sheets of ply skiff • Semaine du Golfe at first hand & in pictures • Roxane 7 • Grand Designs: Selway-Fisher catboat

W78 November/December-09

Gartside plans: 12' (3.6m) rowing boat • Building a strip plank Canadian canoe • Make a razee • Sailing the Chebacco Boat  • Building Chebacco outdoors 1 • Cirrus electric daysailer • Portsoy • Grand Designs: Sam Devlin Dunlin weatherproof motor cruiser

W79 January/February-10

Gartside plans: work launch • Sailing Swallow Boats BayCruiser • Scottish Coastal Rowing Project • Building SCRP St Ayles Skiff kit • Sailing Vivier Meaban • WBTA members listing • Ralph Bird obituary • Grand Designs: Welsford sea-going dayboat

W80 March/April-10 - SOLD OUT

Gartside plans: 20’ (6m) lugger • Building Cape Henry 10 • Sailing Cape Henry • Peter Freebody’s family business • BBA launch day • Light Trow in the Med • Outdoor Boat 2 • Painting & varnishing 1 • Grand Designs: Morten Olesen Norwegian sailing pram

W81 May/June-10

Gartside plans: 12’ (3.7m) outboard skiff • Acorn on the Limousin lakes • Nautique Sevres boatbuilding club • Cold-moulding Pettersson runabout • Building Weekender & Cornish Pilot Gigs • Grand Designs: Swallow Boats BayRaider 17; Selway-Fisher electric launch.

W82 July/August-10

Gartside plans: 18’ (5.8m) gaff dayboat • Golant Gaffer • Golant Yawl • Boat Businesses: Kittiwake Boats; Mylor Boat Hire;; Gaffers & Luggers • Building Pilot Gig & Chebacco Boat • Grand Designs: Wolstenholme breakdeck launch; Gavin Atkin Fleet Trow

W83 September/October-10

Beale Park Boat Show • Amateur Boatbuilding Awards • Sailing gunter Roxane, Irens BJ17 & BayRaider 17 • Build your own Gartside pram • Building rowing skiff • Scottish Coastal Rowing Project • Robin Hood boats • Grand Designs: Welsford cruising dinghy

W84 November/December-10

English Raid • Wolstenholme Kite • Gartside plans: gaff dayboat • Building Gartside cruising yacht • Open Gunwales • Pedalling the Avon with a Hobie Drive • Grand Designs: Vivier dayboat; Selway-Fisher keelboat

W85 January/February-11

Cordless Canoe Challenge • Sailing the Crabber 26 • Gartside plans: 12' (3.6m) motor launch • Building Safe Harbour keelboat • And a Norfolk crab boat • And the Baird Witch Project • Grand Designs: Scottish Dayboat; Nancy's China pocket cruiser

W86 March/April-11

White Swan: Buttifant Broads yacht • Pen-Hir: Vivier’s Folkboat of the Future • Willow Bay dayboats • Pplans: Nova Scotia Pleasure Dory • Outdoor Boat • Long Oars • Witch 2 • Grand Designs: Wolstenholme Breakdeck Motorboat

W87  May/June – 11

Nestaway Boats • Preview: la Semaine du Golfe • Sailing the Stevenson Weekender • Paul Gartside plans: lug-rig sailing dinghy • Building a Lerret • Witch 3 • Laid deck • Preview: Beale Park Boat Show • Cordless Canoe Rules • Grand Designs: Sam Devlin mini motor-sailer.

W88 July/August – SOLD OUT

American Pinky built from British timbers • Visiting the French festivals • Paul Gartside plans: coastal rowing skiff • Fit out your dinghy • Vac bagging a strip-planker • Repairing clinker ply • Thames Trad Boat Rally • Grand Designs: Selway Fisher slipper launch.

W89 September/October – 2011 - SOLD OUT

Oughtred dayboats gather in the Netherlands • Beale Park Boat Show + ABBA • Cordless Canoe Challenge • Paul Gartside plans: traditional outboard skiff • Fit out your dinghy 2 • Skin on Tin • Skin on Frame • Character Boats’ Coastal Whammel • Grand Designs: Iain Oughtred Kotik pocket cruiser.

W90 November/December – 2011

Sail & Oar in Scotland: Portsoy & Sail Caledonia • ABBA winner John Milnes’ Tammie Norrie • Paul Gartside full plans: pocket gaffer • David Moss: Custom Boatbuilder • Building a Peterboat • Skin on Frame 2: The Skin! • Building CCC winner King Canute • Grand Designs: Roger Dongray Golant Ketch & Iain Oughtred/Jordan Boats Wemyss Skiff

W91 January/February 2012

Multimono • Peter H Spectre revisits the Thames * The English Raid goes east * Over 180 years of Jeckells Sails * Craftsman Craft gentleman’s Launch • Gartside plans: Falmouth oar & sail oar workboat • BayCruiser 23 • Building pocket gaffer Pickle • The Botes of the Eo estuary • ABBA & CCC 2012 rules • Grand Designs: Swallow Boats car-topper sailing canoe

W92 March/April 2012

Venice Raid • Morgan & Bristol 22 • Gartside plans: traditionally built Gentleman’s Launch • Building pocket gaffer Pickle 2 • Kheya the kit-built dinghy • The Lady Varnishes • Great Baltic Dinghy Passage from Poland to Sweden • Cordless Canoe Challenge 2012 • Grand Designs: Selway Fisher pocket cruiser Pickle & Salmo 15 kit-built lugger.

W93 May/June 2012

Entre Terre et Mer • Dolphin of Leith • Gartside plans: Sjogin II Kloster-style gaff sloop • Sailing Crabber 12 • Building Aber • Making a yacht rudder • Remembering master boatbuilder Jack Chippendale • Fliptail CCC entry • Bristol 27 review • Beale Park Boat Show preview • Grand Designs: Francois Vivier Ilur dayboat updated.

W94 July/August 2012

EJade NZ One-Design keelboat • Quoddy Pilot • Gartside plans: Dayboat on a budget • Thames Skiff Centennial 12 • Sailing Kite in Ireland • Building Kite sister ship – Part 1 • Seafly: sailing dinghy for the Lakes • Workshop: Restoring epoxy-coated spars • Thames Traditional Boat Rally preview • Grand Designs: Don Kurylko 18’ (5.5m) gaff yawl Myst

W95 September/October 2012

Beale Park Boat Show • Water Craft Makita Cordless Canoe Challenge • Amateur Boat Building Awards • Building Velociraptor… and Something Fishy • Full Gartside plans: 20’ (6m) steam canoe • Sailing Heard 25 • Shoal Waters in Essex • Royal Jubilee River Pageant • Grand Designs: Ross Lillistone sail-and-oar beachboat.

W96 November/December 2012

English Raid • Water Craft Makita Cordless Canoe Challenge 2013 • Launching the Lugger • Building Zelva for pedal power • Four Candles • Gartside plans: 12’ catboat • Eddy Current electric launch • Golant Ketch • Grand Designs: Paul Gartside’s Slow Loris.

W97 January/February 2013

Irish Raid • Gartside plans: Practical Outboard Launch • Nigel Irens' Own Launch • Building Kite 2 • Egg-box Boatbuilding • Building an Uffa Fox Single Scull • Sailing the Deben Lugger in Greece • Sharpening Tools • Grand Designs: Francois Vivier's le Maraudeur.

W98 March/April 2013

la Semaine du Golfe • Gartside plans: West Country yawl • New Zealand FireBug • Building Herreshoff tender • Adam Way Oban Skiff • Fitting out Aber • Computer-Aided Gaffer: Kite 3 • What’s the Point of Marine Paint? • Grand Designs: Selway-Fisher Skelig launch.

W99 May/June 2013

Sailing into the Arctic Circle • Gartside plans: Cruising Gaff Cutter • Modern Viking dayboat • Building plywood sailing canoe • Australia’s Wooden Boat Festival • Computer-Aided Gaffer: Kite 4 • Beale Park preview • Grand Designs: Deer Isle Koster Boat.

W100 July/August 2013

The Remarkable Story of the St Ayles Skiff • Gartside plans: Mast Ironwork • Building & Sailing the Golant Ketch • Sailing the International 12 • New Freebody slipper launch • Building Alaska • Computer-Aided Gaffer: Kite 5 • Grand Designs: Iain Oughtred tenders.

W101 September/October 2013

Beale Gets Its Buzz Back • Cordless Canoe Challenge & 2014 rules • ABBA Winners • Gartside plans: Sail & Oar Tender • Sailing the Gartside West Country Yawl • Cormoran • Pathfinder’s Progress • Computer-Aided Gaffer: 6 • Grand Designs: NQM Racing Gaffer.

W102 November/December 2013 - SOLD OUT

SkiffieWorlds 2013 • Sailing the Salcombe Ria • White Fang: Oughtred double-ender • Gartside plans: 34’ (10.4m) Motor Boat • Strip Plank Repair • Sidecar Boat • Outdoor Boat • What’s the Point of Marine Plywood? • Grand Designs: Koalen 17 Vivier Pocket Gaffer.

W103 January/February 2014

Broads River Cruiser India • Sail Caledonia • The English Raid – and more • Gartside plans: 4-Oar Rowing Skiff • Dutch sloep • Building Salcombe launch Badger • Building an Almost Traditional Thames Skiff – in Scotland • Sailing the Polish Wind Hunter 19 • Grand Designs: Selway-Fisher’s YM Senior for today’s backyard boatbuilders.

W104 March/April 2014

Professional boatbuilder’s own gaffer • Douarnenez preview • Irish hooker rebuild • Gartside plans: 24’ (7.2m) gaff cutter • The Designer Monologues No 1 • What’s the Point of CAD? • Building Coot from a CNC-cut kit • Three Cornish Punts • Nautiraid Coracle Tenders • Grand Designs: John Brooks’ easier to build Herreshoff/Haven dayboat.

W105 May/June 2014

NQM Spitfire 18 review • Design & build modern cruising gaffer • Penbo runabout • Gartside plans: 14’ (4.3m) outboard skiff • Designer Monologues: Francois Vivier • FV’s Morbic 12 • Restoring a traditional launch • Building Conrad Natzio’s Oystercatcher • Beale Park preview • Grand Designs: William Atkin’s Rescue Minor – then and now.

W106 July/ August 2014

The boatyards of the Thames • What’s the point of traditional rigs? • Designer Monologues: Paul Gartside • Commissioning the Catbird sharpie • Strip plank for beginners • Building a wood & canvas canoe • Sailing the Cornish lugger • Cutting curves • Grand Designs: New classics – more break-deck launches from Andrew Wolstenholme..

W107 September/October 2014

Beale Park Boat Show re-invented • Cordless canoes – and tenders • ABBA • Designer Monologues: Matt Newland • Sailing Swallow Boats’ Expedition • Sail Caledonia • Paul Gartside steel motor-sailer • Building a Ness Yawl • Grand Designs: Storm 23 by Matt Newland & the smallest houseboat by Roy Schreyer.

W108 November/December 2014

Douarnenez 2014 • Fishing under Sail • Building the Flat-Pack Boat • Paul Gartside plans: Flat-Bottom Dinghies • Building Hvalsoe 13 • Building ABBA-winning Kayak • Sailing Canoes on the Baltic • The Designer Monologues: Ian Nicolson • Cordless Canoe Challenge rules 2015 • Grand Designs: Faering cruiser by John Harris, Chesapeake Light Craft.

W109 January/February 2015 – SOLD OUT

Swallows & Amazons • The ‘Cornish’ Raid • Dressage for boats - ! • Paul Gartside plans: Fantail Daysailer • What’s the point of water ballast? • Oars for leisure rowing • Rowing skiff restoration • Outdoor boat • Designer interview: Paul Fisher • Grand Designs: Two dayboats with water ballast: Selway-Fisher Highlander 18 & Francois Vivier Stir-Ven 19.

W110 March/April 2015

Portsoy Festival in Scotland • Oyster dredging in Cornwall • Dressage for boats – 2 • Paul Gartside plans: Outboard Runabout • Restoring a RN Fast Motor Dinghy • Building a Cuddy Dinghy • The Valk flies • Creek cruising in Essex • Outdoor boat • Grand Designs: Andrew Wolstenholme’s Wheelyboat and Eric Henseval’s Aviateur plywood ocean voyager.

W111 May/June 2015

The Battle of the Luggers • Ryan Kearley Traditional Boatbuilder • Interview: Iain Oughtred • Paul Gartside plans: Two Pram Tenders • Jamie Clay’s Guillemot • Tom’s Viking Dayboat • What’s the Point of Two Masts? • Marlinspike Sailors • Grand Designs: Iain Oughtred’s Caledonia Yawl Mk3 and Phil Swift’s Florin for Willow Bay Boats.

W112 July/August 2015

Lady Charlotte • Galway Hookers at Kinvara • What’s the Point of Traditional Wooden Boats? • Oru Folding Kayak • Sailing the Shrimper 21 • Paul Gartside plans: Koster-style dayboat • Building Lili using CAD and CNC • Hobart Festival of Sail • Marlinspike Sailors • Grand Designs: CLC’s John Harris presents his 16’ Outrigger Junior Proa

W113 September/October 2015

Beale Park Boat Show 2015 • Cordless Canoes • ABBA • Gaff Rig For Cruising • Sailing the Salmo 11 • Paul Gartside plans: classic motor cruiser • Building a big cat • Building the Ilur dinghy • Marlinspike Sailors • Grand Designs: Glen-L Marine’s Barrelback runabout.

W114 November/December 2015

Sail Caledonia • Gaff: The Once & Future Rig? • Sailing the GRP Kite • Pasco 23 motor launch • Paul Gartside plans: children’s rowboat • Building a steam launch in a polytunnel • Building a Stickleback canoe • Building that second boat • Pocket Yacht Palooza… and Crooza • Marlinspike Sailors: bosun’s chair • Grand Designs: Selway-Fisher catboat.

W115 January/February 2016

Beer Lugger • Sailing the Smack’s Boat • Paul Gartside plans: motor sloop • George Whisstock’s EasyBuild designs • Completing a Whisstock dinghy • Building the Lili 2 • Epoxy techniques • Cordless Canoe lessons • 2016 CCC Rules • 60 Years of Wharram cats • Marlinspike Sailors: cockscombing • Grand Designs: Wharram Mana.

W116 March/April 2016

SeaFair Haven • Sailing Tom’s Viking Boat • Paul Gartside plans: pocket gaffer • The Glorious Herreshoff 12 • How the Smith family built their Haven 12 – Part 1 • Building an L-G gaffer • Outdoor Boat • Kate’s Liveaboard • ABBA 2016 Rules • Marlinspike Sailors: Tool Rolls • Grand Designs: Smaalders Simplicity 35 & Selway-Fisher Ptarmigans.

W117 May/June 2016

Great Breton Festivals • What’s the Point of Trailer Sailers? • Paul Gartside plans: Trailable Houseboat • Building the Francois Vivier Jewell • Building the Haven 12 – Part 2 • Building the Lili – 3 • Taking Off the Lines • Marlinspike Sailors: Tool Lanyards • Beale Park Boat Show Preview • Grand Designs: Tad Roberts’ Pogy 17 motor sailer.

W118 July/August 2016

Thames Trad preview • Casino Royale electric Chris Craft • IBTC Portsmouth • How Should We Restore Old Boats? • Gartside plans: Gaff-rigged Daysailer • Building the Haven 12 – 3 • Building the Lili – 4 • Taking Off the Lines - 2 • Making a Pilot Ladder • SkiffieWorlds • Grand Designs: Paul Fisher’s steam launch & Graham Byrne’s Core Sound pocket cruisers.

W119 September/October 2016

Beale Park Boat Show review • Amateur Boat Building Awards • Cordless Canoe Challenges • Waterfly: International 12 • Gartside plans: Cruising schooner • Orkney Yoles • A little lugger called Summer • Making soft shackles • Cleaning the seas around the Scillies.

W120 November/December 2016

Still in Europe – at Douarnenez • Fowey River Class • IBTC Lowestoft • Gartside plans: Outboard Runabout • Building a breakdeck motorboat  • Building Lili – 5  • Outdoor Boat • The Sailmaker’s Trade • SkiffieWorlds • Grand Designs: Vivier lateener & B&B’s motorboat.

 

W121 January/February 2017

Liberty Belle paddle steamer • Franklin Wooden Boat Centre • Falmouth Marine School • Paul Gartside remembers Tom Sukanen • Building Lili – 6 • Venetian S’ciopon • Oughtred Guillemot • Deben Lugger Rally • ABBA ’17 • Grand Designs: Wolstenholme Crabber 24.

 

W122 March/April 2017

Semaine du Golfe • Cornish Traditional Rowing Craft • French Boatbuilding School • Paul Gartside Plans: Rowing Pram • Building Lili – 7 • Building Custom Trailer Sailer • Building Two Strip-Plankers • Making a Ditty Bag • Grand Designs: CLC Skerry Dayboat & Selway-Fisher Mandarin Rowing Skiff.

 

W123 May/June 2017

Sail Caledonia • Mayflower dinghy • Cockler rebuild • Gartside plans: Pocket Gaffer • Sailing into Retirement • Designing the Retirement Project Boat • Building a Boatshop in Alaska • Grand Designs: Wolstenholme Norfolk Punt • Beale Park Boat Show Preview.

 

W124 July/August 2017

Thames Trad • What Colin Henwood did next and what he's doing now • Replanking Peggotty • Paul Gartside Plans: Beach Cruiser • Plank on Foam Staverse Jol • Building Lili – 8 • My Last Boat • Better Brightwork • Grand Designs: Dave Gentry's skin-on-frame canoe yawl.

 

W125 September/October 2017

Beale 2017 • ABBA • Lapwing 2 • Dad's Boats • CCC & Codless Blue Riband • Gartside Plans: Tancook Whaler • Colin Henwood on electric boats • First-timer builds a traditional clinker dinghy • Building Selway Fisher 'Lillie' canoe yawl • My Last Boat 2 • Make your own lead line • Grand Designs: Andrew Wolstenholme kit dinghy for Young Gaffers.