Magazines in recently - see the magazines page for full details.
September 1st and a rainy Monday. 5 New Magazines to get the new month going. The August issue of ships Monthly features an 11 page article on the Cruisers and Merchant ships of World war I. The August issue of Shipping Today and Yesterday runs a lead article on Japanese Shipping Line Giants Mitsui-Osk and Sanko. With Watercraft (July/August Issue # 106), we have tips on stripping for beginners, building a wood and canvas canoe, and "Whats the point of traditional rigs?" Pacific Powerboat Sept/october issue is in, and lastly, Yachting Monthly (Summer), some good articles on how to make any boat heave to, a new type of safety ladder for solo sailors, and the pros and cons of petrol, gas and electric outboard motors.
Thursday August 28th. 6 new issues on the shelves this morning, so September must be on its way. In today is...Boating New Zealand with a fabulous article about the Ngataki, and the South Sea Vagabonds book (amongst other things!) A great article, and worth buying just for that! Also today NZ Fishing News and Trade-a-Boat and
3 International magazines including Marlin (Travel Issue), Boat International for armchair dreaming, and the air-freight edition of Yachting World, featuring J-class revival, keel safety, and adventure cruising to the Auckland islands with Wanderer III.
Wednesday August 27th sees the long awaited return of Good Old Boat. This popular American magazine which claims to be The sailing magazine for the rest of us certainly lives up to that. There are practical articles on lightning protection, creating a leak-proof deck gland, making a crane for tight spots but also some lovely stories from solo sailing to memories of teaching grandchildren to sail and much more.