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Photext-Vannes-02 WATER CRAFT No 83: September/October 2010 c o n t e n t s
10 The Gribble Writing for Water Craft 11 Opinion The old ways are still the best, says
WBTA President Adrian Noyes.
12Beale Park Boat Show More sunshine, more boats, more exhibitors and many more visitors. 14 New Boats At Beale
Jo Moran takes to the lake to try out many of the new craft.
18A Very Good Year Fewer entries in our annual amateur boatbuilding competition but the standard was higher than ever.
... with a single mast gunter rig. Peter Goad sails the boat that Dick Phillips built. And designer Nigel Irens explains the new rig. 25Redesigning the
Expedition Boat From a school's 3-master to an eyecatcher at Beale: Kathy Mansfield explains how Bart Jan Batts created a great dayboat. And designer Nigel Irens explains the new rig.
30Build Your Own Plywood Pram Dinghy
A great 'first build' project for the winter; Paul Gartside sends full plans for a pretty yet practical tender.
34One Man In A Boat Inspired by Jerome K Jerome, firsttimer Neil Newman builds an elegant rowing skiff.
37The Workshop How – and why – Tim O'Connor created his CookBox. 38Scottish Coastal Rowing
Project: Underway! Eight months ago there was only a prototype St Ayles skiff. Now 28 kits have been ordered and 6 were built for the first regatta. Lesley Muir, Norman Thomson and Alec Jordan have stories to tell.
42Robin Hood's Boats No, we didn't either. But when surfboats were needed for Ridley
Scott's new movie, Mark Edwards at Bridge Boathouses was able to build them – without chopping down Sherwood. Richard White has the story.
47Reviews Torqeedo's latest electric outboard,
trad boatbuilding and scribing made easy, the joy of Cetol and a little belter.
51Sailing the BayRaider 17 Water ballast makes her two dayboats in one, says Alice Driscoll.
55Join The Club Backyard boatbuilding, dinghy cruising,
gaffer sailing, electric propulsion, steam power... There's a club for you.
60Grand Designs Talking of dinghy cruising,
John Welsford has just the boat...
A new rig for Nigel Irens' iconic modern lugger, Roxane – see page 20.
62Design Your Own Motor Boat What does she weigh? Ian Nicolson explains how we find out.
64Wooden Boats Make
An Entrance ... at September's Southampton Boat
Show. As does the new Crabber 26. And Dick Phillips.
66Calendar Not forgetting that great little Green
Boat Show in Norfolk. And next year's Beale Park.
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