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contents WATER CRAFT w146 March/April 2021

11 The Gribble Full disclosure – almost.

12 Building An Oughtred

Double-Ender Amateur boatbuilder Ewan Kennedy builds the elegant yet practical Kotik pocket cruiser.

19 On The Waterfront Marc Fovargue-Davies visits

Woodbridge Boatyard, a traditional yard looking to the future.

24 Class Of 2020 Fulfulling a long-held aspiration,

Simon Holman meets fellow students at the Boat Building Academy. 29 Build Your Own 16'

(5m) Family Launch Paul Gartside has plans for just the boat to take out your 'bubble' for a Sunday cruise on the river.

36 A Boatbuilder's Log Colin Henwood on the boat ailments surveyors find and how to cure them.

38 A New Transom

For An Old Boat Serious surgery: wooden boatbuilder Dick Phillips tackles a major repair.

Above: Kotik in Scotland _ page 12 Below: Learning in Lyme – page 24

52 Reviews & Reports

Seven decades of innovation: Simon Holman on catamaran designer James Wharram's new autobiography.

53 Adventures With Dinghy

Cruising in Alaska, Ellen MasseyLeonard forgets the bear essentials. 56 Grand Designs

Paul Fisher of Selway-Fisher Design has a proper gaff-rigged family dayboat with a fascinating backstory.

58 Design Your Own Boat

Naval architect Ian Nicolson lets in some light on a neglected topic. 60 Join The Club

Coming out of hibernation – slowly.

42 Building A Wooden

Cruising Yacht The time has come for Jerry Eardley to extricate his 30' (9m) modern gaffer from his home boatshop.

47 The Shock of the Old Does your mast need stays, how many, how strong and where? Over to Moray MacPhail.

62 Raiding Into 2021 ... with Kathy Mansfield looking forward to the 'Scottish Raid', Sail Caledonia, in late spring; lockdowns permitting! 65 Subscribing to Water Craft The more the merrier – and the better we'll ride out lockdown, Brexit and anything else 2021 has to offer.

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