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July/August 2018

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24 To Land’s End in a little boat

One man’s quest to sail around every offshore lighthouse in Britain leads to big adventures in little boats

36 Touch of class

One-design classes built around camaraderie offer great competition and even better friendships

56 A hidden gem beckons

Strong winds, blue water and a sense of history keeps sailors coming back to a cluster of lakes in the nation’s heartland

Boats & Gear 

44 Technique: Trailering tips to get you and the boat there in one piece

47 Boat DoctorHow to fix a failed fiberglass repair

48 Gear: Water toys to keep you entertained at anchor

52 Perry on Design: Jimmy Buffett’s Surfari 50, the Dufour 390 and the Pelegrin pocket-cruiser offer different takes on a cruising theme


4 For Openers

6 Full and ByHow ultra-high-molecular weight thermoplastic polyethylene improved sailing

8 Letters

10 On the WindWandart, and the case for sailboat ownership

11 Nautical Library: A short film to make you yearn for youth and unplanned sailing adventures 

12 Splashes: The Volvo Ocean Race woos Newport

60 Seabag Secrets: Olympic hopeful Erika Reineke shares her must-have sailing gear

61 The Wharf