Category: Boat tests Description: One of a kind rally
Kelt 8.5 , Westerly Konsort , Gib'Sea 28 , First 29 , Sadler 29 , Feeling 850 , Jeanneau Arcadia , Dufour 28. Eleven Yachting World readers joined us to test eight boats in the popular 29ft range.
Category: Boat tests Description: Rally
YW Editorial team and ten readers compare six yachts in a particularly popular and competitive size band; Beneteau First 35s5, Dehler 36 CWS, J/35c, Maxi 35, Sadler Starlight 35, Sigma 35,
Category: Boat tests Description: Rally
A discerning band of Yachting World readers put four very different yachts to the test over several days and came to some firm conclusions. Elan 43, Grand Soleil 45, Hylas 44 and Jeanneau Sun-Magic 44.
Category: Boat tests Description: YW staff and nine readers spend four day under sail
Six long-legged cruising yachts tested: Contest 443, Hallberg Rassy 39, Island Packet 38, Najad 440, Sadler Starlight 39, Vancouver 36. Across to the Channel Islands.
Category: Boat tests Author: Toby Hodges Description: On test - Gunboat 66
Fast, comfortable and the epitome of style, the Gunboat 66 cruising catamaran had Toby Hodges electrified on his test sail around the Bahamas' Exuma Cays, where she demonstrated why she was just the craft for these shoal waters.
Category: Boat tests Author: Team of Yachting World readers Description: Rally report - we tested nine boats in this prolific size range
There are a large number of craft between 36ft & 38ft (11m & 12m). They could be split - mainly sporty or mainly cruising; Southerly 115, Moody 376, X-372, Jeanneau Sun Shine 38, Feeling 1090, Gib'Sea 372, Dynamic 37 Scanyacht, Dehler 38, Beneteau Oceanis
Category: Boat tests / New boats Author: Toby Hodges Description: On test - Beneteau Oceanis 58 / Jeanneau 57
The market for 50ft+ cruisers is hot, but can it cope with two new similar-sized models from Groupe Beneteau at the same time? Toby Hodges compares and contrasts new flagships from French giants Jeanneau and Beneteau, both bristling with innovative ideas
Category: Boat tests Author: Matthew Sheahan Description: Performance Boat of the month - S&S 40
As 'Morning Cloud II', this boat was actively sailed by a Prime MInister in office with only the addition of some rather heavy radio equipment. Some things might have changed today, but she is still a great racing yacht.
Category: Boat tests / Construction & design / New boats / Race & racing / Races & racing Author: Matthew Sheahan Description: Performance - Boat of the Month
In her first season this 32ft cruiser-racer has been successful in both offshore double-handed racing and fully crewed round the cans. Matthew Sheahan finds out how she combines the best of both worlds.
Category: Boat tests Description: Mini rally
In the bleakest of February weather, the Yachting World team put six very different 30-footers through their paces. Bavaria 300, Etap 30, First 32s5, Hunter Horizon 32, Vancouver 32, Westerly Storm 33.
Category: Boat tests Description: Mini Rally - We tested five boats in this popular size range
Tested at Port Hamble on an unusually mild, sunny and usefully breezy day. Bavaria 320 Sportline, Beneteau First 310, Dehler 31, Maxi 34, Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 31
Category: Boat tests Author: Toby Hodges Description: On test - Varianta 44
An absolutely basic production yacht that can be ordered online, this ?84,000 cruiser-racer has cut so many corners it gave Toby Hodges serious concerns about comfort and safety, especially as the test boat was about to take a fee-paying crew round Britai
Category: Boat tests Author: Toby Hodges Description: On test: Grand Soleil 46LC (46 Long Cruiser)
The first true cruiser from this Italian yard aims for comfortable sailing, easy handling and a light interior, finds Toby Hodges.
Category: Boat tests / Construction & design / New boats / Race & racing / Races & racing Author: Matthew Sheahan Description: Performance boat: Formula Whisper Catamaran
"If you can sail, you can foil this boat." says the designer of the new Formula Whisper foiling catamaran. Matthew Sheahan tests out the claim.