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www.watercraft-magazine.com c o n t e n t s WATER CRAFT No 91: Jan/Feb 2012
9 The Gribble And your deadline is...
10Coming Home The award-winning American writer Peter H Spectre makes a nostalgic return visit to the Thames.
14 The English Raid Goes East The voice of the Water Craft Makita Cordless Canoe Challenge is organising the first East Coast Raid; is there no end to MacPhail's talents? 17Multimono
In Brittany, Kathy Mansfield sails the build-her-yourself high-speed gaffer bringing smiles to the faces of disillusioned young people.
21Sailing the BayCruiser 23
Easily driven – on the water and on the road – and with water ballast for reassurance in a blow, Swallow Boats has created a cruising yacht for today, says Alice Driscoll.
25Build Your Own
Fal Oar & Sail Punt The little workboats of Falmouth Harbour, known locally as punts, were surprisingly elegant carvel built craft. Paul Gartside sends full plans with offsets for the home builder.
33State of the Art
The Craftsman Craft range of clinker craft are scrupulously traditionally built but that doesn't mean builder Adrian Noyes is averse to fresh thinking, writes Peter Goad.
37The Oldest Business in Boating?
Jamie Campbell tells the story of Jeckells, the famous sailmaking business which has remained in the same family ownership for 180 years.
41If Noddy Had A Boat...
In the first of a two-part series, filmmaker Graham Young describes the unhurried build of his little pocket gaffer Pickle.
Above: Building traditional wooden boats at Astilleros Pacho CB in Spain – page 46. Below: And a pocket gaffer in the UK – page 41.
46The Botes of Eo
In the summer of 2010, Tony Haslett visited one of the last builders of traditional wooden boats in Spain.
50Reviews Our regular series of impartial assessments of boat gear and books, tools and technology
Matt Newland of Swallow Boats introduces their new car-topping sailing canoe available shortly as a kit.
56Design Your Own Motor Boat
Naval architect Ian Nicolson has ways to stop waves slowing you down and spray coming aboard.
58Water Craft's 2012 Competitions
Yes, ABBA, the Amateur Boat Building Awards and CCC, the Water Craft Makita Cordless Canoe Challenge, are back at the Beale Park Boat Show in June and here are the rules...
60Join The Club The Electric Boat Association, the Old Gaffers Association, the Steam Boat Association, the Dinghy Cruising Association...
65Beautiful Peagreen Boats
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