Discover New Caledonia with Cruising Helmsman Magazine

I don’t get to see myself in print very often but Steve found a copy of the August issue of Cruising Helmsman at the Brisbane airport. Any Kiwi or Aussie sailors interested in hearing about our time in New Caledonia last season pick up a copy today!!!

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Stove Top Bread Baking

Want fresh baked bread onboad but don’t have an oven? Or maybe you’re just looking for a way to cut down on fuel used and heat in the galley.  Learn all my tricks for successful STOVE TOP baking in the August issue of Blue Water Sailing. Available on news stands now!

To make a Brummel Splice in Dyneema

This time last year we were bashing to windward with our newly installed dyneema inner forestay and staysail flying. It made the three day trip from New Caledonia to Vanuatu a whole lot easier. Read about how to splice dyneema in the June issue of Cruising World Magazine!

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2-4-1 in thw BWS Feburary Issue

There is still a few days to pick up the February issue of Blue Water Sailing magazine where you’ll find information about building an onboard medical kit in my regular column, Heather Francis Onboard, as well as a story about our time in New Caledonia earlier this year! You can also subscribe to the digital addition at zinio.com so you never miss an issue!

BWS Feb ColumnBWS New Caledonia

And you can find these articles and more of my publishing writing on www.yachtkate.com

Galley Guide in the October Issue of Cruising Helmsman Magazine

There is still time for all our Aussie and Kiwi reader to find a copy of Cruising Helmsman October Issue! Inside you can read all about the tips and tricks I have collected over the last seven years for cooking and eating better on board.

Cruising Helmsman October 2015

Cruising Helmsman October 2015

Not in Australia or New Zealand? Check out the ARTICLES page on www.yachtkate.com

Love,

H&S

Heather Francis Onboard, the October issue of BWS

The October issue of Blue Water Sailing is on news stands now. Inside you can find the second edition of my column on crew health and welfare, “Heather Francis Onboard”. This month I address the aliment that lots of sailors have suffered through but not many talk about; Seasickness. Here’s a photo sent from Kim, a reader, enjoying a sunny morning on the dock with a copy of Blue Water Sailing Magazine.

October Column

October Column

Love,

H&S

HINT: For all of you that can’t find it on news stands head over to the “Articles” page of the website. Digital subscriptions are available through ZINIO.

Tropical Boat Storage article in Cruising World

It is that time of a year again, the seasons are changing and many of us sailors are planning how and where spend the storm season. We spent four cyclone seasons holed up in Vuda Point Marina, Fiji, which meant we got the process of packing up and shipping off down to a fine art.

You can read about it in the September issue of Cruising World, in stores and online now! Check out their “How To” section for my best tips and tricks for storing your boat in the tropics.

Cruising World Sept Cover

Cruising World Sept 2015

Love,

H&S