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www.watercraft-magazine.com c o n t e n t s WATER CRAFT No 92: March/April 2012
37The Joy of Amateur Boatbuilding Alan Moulton shared the experience of the post-war amateurs for whom marine plywood and glues made boating accessible by building a dinghy from a kit.
41Water Craft Makita Cordless Canoe Challenge The deadline for entries is on the horizon. Of course, you'll not be entering our battle of the batteries at the Beale Park Boat Show just for the prizes... but they are rather fine.
Above: Vincenzo Ciminale's Phil Bolger-designed Chebacco Boat in the Venice Raid – p11 Below: Olaf Wiig's Paul Gartside-designed Skylark dinghy at the BBA's Launch Day – p62 Photograph: Kathy Mansfield
42Kit Boats on the Baltic What country, friends, is this? In a comedy without errors – or tempest – the crews of Black Betty and Trinidad set out on a great sea passage.
47Reviews Our regular series of impartial assessments of boat gear and books, tools and technology 51Join The Club The Electric Boat Association, the Old Gaffers Association, the Steam Boat Association, the Dinghy Cruising Association.
Photograph: Emma Brice, BBA.
10The Gribble The winter of his discontent.
11Small Boats Explore Venice Sailing in the Mediterranean isn't all about big boats and big bucks. Kathy Mansfield joined the colourful fleet of small craft in the Venice Raid. 16 Morgan A suitable case for treatment. Or a good case for replacement? Trevor Cherrett tells a tale of two motorboats.
22Build Your Own Gentleman's Launch Paul Gartside has full plans with offsets for a traditional clinker-planked craft: an elegant head-turner. 28The Lady Varnishes If you own an elegant head-turner, her brightwork must gleam. Katie Freebody tells Kathy Mansfield how to achieve that fine finish. 32If Noddy Had A Boat In the second of two articles, Graham Young completes his pocket gaffer.
56Grand Designs One about origins: Paul Fisher of Selway Fisher Design on Pickle; Andrzej Ksiazyk of Salmo Boats on the Salmo 15 kit built lugger.
60Design Your Own Motor Boat Naval architect Ian Nicolson is a fan of traditional diesels... and keeping the water where it belongs. 62Beautiful Peagreen Boats At Lyme Regis in December.
66Calendar 2012 The Queen's Raid... and more.
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