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Ketch builder Amel has launched its first sloop for 20 years, a sloop with modern twin rudders at that. Pip Hare travels to La Rochelle to test her

A Hallberg-Rassy 340 at full sail

Hallberg-Rassy’s new 340 has a bowsprit, twin rudders, twin helms and no chart table. Have the quintessential Swedish boat builders lost the plot? Graham Snook travels to Sweden to find…

RM 970

How many luxuries would you be willing to give up for a cracking sailing boat? Graham Snook tests the RM 970 in La Rochelle to find out


What are the hallmarks of a good round-the-world boat? To find out, Chris Beeson steps aboard one that has spent the last four years doing just that

Bestevaer 45 Pure

She looks like a go-anywhere cruiser, but does she live up to it? Graham Snook and the YM editorial team went cruising in her to find out

Westerly Konsort

She’s been unfairly described as a ‘floating caravan’, yet she's nimble, lively and roomy – which is what most of us want in a boat, says Dick Durham

Colvic Countess 33

The Colvic Countess 33 offers a lot of living space in a full-bodied hull. But how does she sail? Duncan Kent reports on a bilge-keeled ketch version

Nicholson 35

Designed in the late 1960s by Peter Nicholson, the Nicholson 35 quickly earned a reputation as a steadfast ocean cruising yacht. Duncan Kent reports


She is more ‘cruising’ than X-Yachts’ Performance range but more ‘performance’ than its Cruising range, so who is she for? Graham Snook takes her sailing to find out

Najad 450CC

Najad has launched its first new model since 2010. Graham Snook travelled to Sweden to see what she’s like