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Hylas

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

X4

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

Bavaria Cruiser 34

Bavaria Cruiser 34 review See the August 2016 issue of Yachting Monthly for the full test What’s she like to sail? She was responsive and enjoyable on the helm, though…

Contest

At almost 13 metres long the 42CS is no baby, but she is the newest arrival to the Contest family. We sent Graham Snook to Holland to test her mettle…

Westerly Centaur

Westerly Centaur review  See the January 2013 issue of Yachting Monthly for the full test What’s she like to sail? She’s not the most close-winded of boats and weather helm…