Find out what is coming up in the August 2023 issue of Practical Boat Owner, available to buy from 6 July 2023
Coming up in the August 2023 issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine
In the August 2023 issue:
How to repair gelcoat to professional standards
Ali Wood learns how to get the smoothest finish
Hull design explained and how it affects performance
Peter Poland looks at the pros and cons of different hull designs
Canoes and Kayaks tested: find out which one is best for you
We take to the water on one, two and four-person canoes and kayaks to see which one is worth buying
Pip Hare’s tips for climbing the mast safely
The Vendée Globe sailor on how to get up and down your spar with ease
Also in this issue:
The legacy of small boat pioneer, Frank Dye
Restoring a written off boat
Replacing engine mounts
Making a one off fridge
Electrification of a 17ft catamaran…and more
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