Features January 21, 2016

Practical Sailor 2015 Index

Amenities & Apparel
Men's foul-weather gear
Women's foul-weather gear
Water tank filters

Anchoring and Mooring
Chain galvanizing
Chesapeake Bay anchor test in mud
Armorgalv vs. hot-dipped chain
Anchor shackles
Anchor swivels

Boat Reviews
Tartan 37
Catalina 34
Pacific Seacraft 31
C&C Mk II
PDQ 32
Tayana 37

Books
"The Amazing World of Flyingfish"(Howell)
"The Art of Seamanship" (Naranjo)
"Sextant" (Barrie)
"Shackleton" (Smith)
"Victura" (Graham)
"Sea Trials" (Bourke)
"Plotting the Course" (Arneson)
"The Marine Chronometer" (Gould)
"Bluewater Sailing on a Budget"
"Be Your Own Boat Surveyor" (Pike) JUN p18
"The Boat Cookbook" (Sims)
"Singlehanded Sailing" (Evans)
"Canvas Flying, Seagulls Crying" (Tyers)
"Kings and Emperors" (Lambdin)
"Pirate Privateer" (Severin)
"The Blue: A Novel" (Clarke)
"NPR & Me" (Goodlander)
"Wreck of the Whale Ship Essex"
"Yachting: A Visual Celebration" (Le Carrer)
"Maps: Their Untold Stories" (Mitchell)
"Clipper Ships " (Jefferson)
"Convergence" (Rodgers)

Chandlery
Picatinny Mount laser flare holder
Forespar clear hose connectors
Waterline Designs hatch net, curtains
Karver Jaws cleat
Nite Ize Gear Ties
Garmin VIRB
Pelican 3310 flashlight
Sea to Summit Flow drypack
Luci Light
BarZ sunglasses
ATN Dorcap
Hathaway, Reiser & Raymond bosun chair
Hubbell USB outlet
ACR Firefly Pro
Glowfast tether
Loctite PLS40
ACR RapidDitch Express
Sea to Summit X-Set 32
Mighty Mug
Spinlock Rig-Sense
Keen Uneek
12 West apparel
Pelican Pro Gear Elite cooler
Ice Mule cooler

Charts
Bahamas cruising resources

Cordage
Chafe protection for lines & stitching
Hand-stitching webbing APR

Deck Gear
DIY guide to rope shackles
Furling fairlead blocks

Do-it-Yourself
Engine oil changes
DIY water filter
Mast boot project
Onboard security

Electronics
Ultrasonic wind sensor test
Handheld VHFs with GPS
Digital media storage cards
Simrad Halo radar


Maintenance
Bottom paint checkup
DIY engine oil test
Exterior wood finishes
Watering batteries
Algae killers
Bottom makeover
Antifouling paints abroad

Ocean Tested
DeLorme inReach
Manson vs. CQR anchors APR
Water testing tools

PS Advisor
Soft-shackle maintenance
MMSIs for VHF handhelds
Moldy waste hose
Bulging fin keel
Mouting SSB on gaff rig
Charging gel-cell batteries
Refinishing cabin sole
Choosing anchor shackles
Boat stability curves
Bulletproof companionways
Cleaning the holding tank

Sails and Rigging
Mainsail luff slides
Hidden causes of rig failure
Screw-on terminals
Headsails Part 1
Headsails Part 2

Safety and Seamanship
Electronic barometers
Homemade cures for bug bites
Lifeline chafe protection
Jackline materials

Special Reports
Sailboat structure
Wire terminals
Sailboat stability
Vestas Wind accident
Peer-to-peer boat rental market scan
Sailboat performance
Editor's Choice picks

Systems
Charger/inverter for 50 Hz
Group 31 batteries and sulfation
Water treatments and tank sanitizers
Water filters
AGM battery test update
Diesel additives for storage

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