There’s lots on offer in the latest issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine, including our big Christmas giveaway with more then £3,000 worth of goodies up for grabs, plus the in-depth gear test on 17 battery chargers, an article on curing a heavy helm, a round-up of the PBO Project Boat’s farewell cruise in the Kyles of Bute.

Plus, articles on DIY hull repairs after a grounding, a step-by-step service for a turbocharger, how to make a windscoop for better ventilation, and a gear test on thermal, waterproof winter gloves.

There’s also features on restoring a catamaran, cruising the River Dart and Peter Poland’s pick of foreign-built best-selling boats from 28-30ft, and one reader’s boat-owning history – 40 boats in 40 years!… and much more – so pick up your copy today!

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