May 2021 Archives - Small Boats Magazine

The design of a visor once used by Aleut hunters proves its worth as headgear for small-boat cruising. We take a close look at the Jiffy V-22, an outboard cabin cruiser by Arch Davis and the Sandpiper, an easily built skiff for sail and oar. Two doctors on vacation take us sailing along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. Our trailer experts offer tips for getting trailered boats ready for the road and a veteran coastal cruiser reviews trekking umbrellas and the Swedish Trangia camp stove. Our Reader Built Boat is a stylish outboard skimmer made from a single sheet of plywood.