2010 Back Issues (Download only)


Get the collection of the Good Old Boat magazine 2010 issues.

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January issue highlights: all about sea hoods, review of the Tartan 28, taming the squealing beast (diesel engine), making a multihull, outboard motor mount, a light air mains’l and the classiest Cal 25 ever?Speaking seriously: travelers 101, doing the (sail) twist, Bob Perry’s stern talk and make a coverup for the back of your instruments.Lighter fare: let’s get over it, just sailin’ mon, seeking the perfect boat, reflections, a successful circumnavigator passes on lessons learned and, of course, loads of more great stuff!


March issue highlights: the legendary Olson 30, review of the LM 28, going solo on short voyages, the inside out rudder, better backing blocks and hardware on soft decks.Speaking seriously: Propellers 101, discovering current tables, Bob Perry’s column on keels and new lights for old ports and windows.Lighter fare: painting your boat (OK, maybe that’s not so light, but it’s a really great article), under siege in the wilderness, poor man’s winch halyard, “green” lantern and, of course, tons of more super stuff!MAY/JUNE 2010
May issue highlights: Dana 24 feature boat, Laguna 30 review, Shearwater 28 review, Pictures that sell, Lin Pardey.Speaking seriously: Lifelines 101, Replacing a backstay, A low-cost instrument pod, All about keels, Part 2, Robert Perry, How to make a watermaker, A custom anchor ‘sprit, Inspect and be safe, New-era navigation lightsLighter fare: Pushing the season, Changes in course, What would a great skipper do?, Protection for the engine panel, A dual-purpose anchor holder, an uncommon common ground, Laid-back racing and, as always, more awesome stuff!JULY/AUGUST 2010
July issue highlights: One man, one woman, one J/32 feature boat; Jeanneau Arcadia review; a Bristol 30 restoration; make your own lazy-jacks; dihedral twins; and taming the main with lazy-jacks and a sailcover .Speaking seriously: Why Boats Sink 101; the truth about GPS; anatomy of a lightning strike; Robert Perry on rudders; how to make a watermaker, Part 2; tiller for a seagoing ketch; and how to make a proper boarding ladder.Lighter fare: when sail rules, the lovely sound of no engine; slip exits without angst; checking your batteries; noises in my head; turnbuckle locks revisited and, as always, more really great stuff!SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2010
September issue highlights: Valiant Esprit 37 review, trailerable Morgan 25, refitting a Voyager 26, just plain too big?, rewiring a Westsail 32, and bigger cockpit drains.Speaking seriously: Better drinking water, winterizing your boat, anchor wash-down, make your own companionway doors, smart new oars, buoyancy and displacement 101, and Robert Perry talking about rigs.

Lighter fare: In praise of the perfect mate, good old boat racing, lifeline resurrection, pulling staples, nautical tattoos, ingenious holding tank, new product launchings, and Reflections – Who needs palm trees?

November issue highlights: A Cal 2-30 played Cupid (feature), Flicka 20 and Seidelmann 295 reviews, perfect topsides without spraying, and two rigging articles; lucky break and keeping up with the rigging by Larry Pardey.

Seriously speaking: Appraising accommodations by Robert Perry, GPS vulnerabilities 101, forever handrails, multi-position table, sewing machine surprise, self-steering with “The Twins” and pitch the pole.

Lighter fare: Family reunion, brevity begets harmony, rice to the rescue, in-hand hose control, a swing-out bracket for your GPS, a tale of two cubbies, and a manual for life.

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