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www.watercraft-magazine.com c o n t e n t s WATER CRAFT No 90: Nov/Dec 2011
Sail & Oar in Scotland 16Portsoy 2011 At the Scottish Traditional Boat Festival, Kathy Mansfield found the St Ayles Skiffs taking centre stage. 20Sail Caledonia Four seasons in one hour! Jean-Yves Poirier finds the weather wild but the locals willing at the Scottish 'raid'.
41Any Old Iron... ... is all Jo Moran needs to complete the skin-on-frame canoe she built to enter Water Craft's Cordless Canoe Challenge.
45King Canute But despite her best efforts, she was shown a clean wake by Toby Vokuhl's home-designed and built minimalist launch. He now explains how he did it.
9 The Gribble Still crazy after all these years?
10From Boats to Boats & Back to Boats again From building a boat to commanding a nuclear submarine... to building a boat. Our ABBA winner John Milnes reflects.
25Build Your Own Pocket Gaffer Designer Paul Gartside sends full plans with offsets for a shapely little double-ended cruising gaffer.
33David Moss: CustomBuild Craftsman In the Lake District, Alice Driscoll sails one of the range of traditional Sea Otter canoe yawls built the modern way – in wood.
37Building a Peterboat Starting a new career and a new business as a boatbuilder, Charlie Hussey's first project is a proven John Watkinson dayboat design.
49Reviews To pee or not to pee? With winter sailing in prospect, that, says Tony Langmead is the real question. Plus... No, he doesn't really want a Cath Kidston socket set cosy; we suggest some alternative gift ideas.
54The Workshop Runs as sweetly as a Singer sewing machine, they used to say; David Parker discovers the joy of exquisite engineering.
56Grand Designs Roger Dongray, the Golant Gaffer man, introduces her shoal-draft sister, the Golant Ketch and Alec Jordan presents the Wemyss Skiff, a solo St Ayles for all who want to work on their oars-power.
60Design Your Own Motor Boat To P or not to P? Would an A-bracket cause less turbulence? Naval architect Ian Nicolson asks – and more importantly, answers – the questions.
62Join The Club The Electric Boat Association, the Old Gaffers Association, the Dinghy Cruising Association... Plus, they're not a club, honest but the HBBR still has events of their own, including a Thames Raid.
67Calendar The boat shows must go on – but not without the loyal and lovely Lottie.
Above: Designer Iain Oughtred has a swell time at the Scottish Traditional Boat Rally – see page 16.
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