The August issue has a free Seawind Catamarans Cruising DVD on the cover, featuring interviews about Crossing the Pacific, Tasman Sea and Bass Strait.
In a practical vein:
* Narelle Haydok discovers many cruisers are not prepared properly when a boat in an isolated anchorage bursts into flames.
* Jon Neeves checks out the latest in electronics.
* Bruce Pease tells us five easy ways to lose a dinghy and shares the lessons he has learned from his tender moments.
* Sue Stevens delves into the do's and don'ts of one of the hardest aspects of offshore sailing, night watches.
* Bob Ross previews the new big boats making their Sydney International Boat Show debut.
In a destination or feature vein:
* Aussies Jackie Parry and partner Noel head for San Diego in their new dreamboat.
* Amanda Anderson finds the Gulf of Carpentaria has much more to offer than just mud and mangroves.
* Jill Knight calls in at the demanding Duke Islands near Mackay in Queensland.
* Graeme Martin and his crew face one of the scenarios every sailor dreads, losing a mast, offshore, at night.
Plus of course, all the popular regular departments that have helped the magazine become Australia's leading audited sailing magazine.
The August 1010 issue - on sale at newsagencies now.