Motor Boats Monthly's April edition looks at how to plan the perfect passage. Download some useful checklists here

The April 2014 issue of Motor Boats Monthly sees instructor Angus Belcher advise on how to plan the perfect passage, whether it’s your summer cruise over 10 days or a weekend up the coast and back.

Follow the links below to download some useful lists to help with preparing the boat, packing your suitcase and stocking up the galley. Simple checklists like these can save stress in the run-up to any trip and ensure you’re prepared for any problems once you’ve left your home berth.

Click here to download Angus’ victualling list

Click here to download Angus’ boat equipment list

Click here to download Angus’ packing list

To download the full article, our April issue should be on sale at a good newsagent near you this month.

You can also buy a subscription to MBM, or individual issues of MBM, on your tablet via this link