Sailboats include reviews of the Contessa 35 and the Pearson Ensign along with the story of a break-your-heart gorgeous homebuilt catboat. Tech pieces include boat tarps, non-skid, carving wooden nameboards, Fire Extinguishers 101, hull liners, engine coolants, and Part 2 of Beth Leonard’s treatise on buying a bluewater-capable boat. Just for fun: Trekka Round the World excerpt and a couple of delightful Cruising Memories. And furthermore there\’s building cockpit floorboards, reinforcing the mainsail, keeping books on their shelf, creating a navigation tool rack, and sunshade material for the cockpit.
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