In this issue we’ve got boats of all sizes: a Victoria 18 is the feature boat, the South Coast 22 is the trailersailer review boat, and the Santana 35 is the other review boat. A Teak Lady gets a refit, too.
You wanted technical? Ted Brewer talks about accommodation plans and layout, Dean Hedstrom replaces his fixed ports, Brian Gilbert makes canvas handrail covers, and Suzanne Giesemann discusses troubleshooting. Hugh Straub cleans out an Atomic 4, Janet Groene talks about canning foods, Gregg Nestor presents a cloud chart and discusses weather prediction, Don Launer starts a new basics column called Depth Sounders 101 (more on other subjects in future issues), and Simon Hill tells us about fire protection, specifically about fire extinguishers.
Looking for lighter fare? We’ve got a profile of yacht designer Bill Crealock, a cruising memory to raise your eyebrows by Scott Thurston, a photo spread of beautiful traditional yachts by Caryn Davis, news of more Good Old Boat racing events, and a humorous look at stowage problems (his and hers) for cruisers by Nikki Perryman. Madison Blackwell tells about what are for him the essentials of happiness. What else? Simple Solutions offers ventilated shelving, galley tips, and a composting head (the Air Head Dry Toilet). Quick and Easy offers a GPS mount, a cockpit locker or lazarette divider, a runaway engine plug, and cruising trashcans.
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