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…

Having a light, bright interior transforms the feel of a boat, but she needs to sail well to. Graham Snook goes to see what the Hanse 388 is really like

It's not often a mainstream builder will step out of its comfort zone, but Jeanneau's new Sun Odyssey 440 is like no other boat they've launched, as Graham Snook discovers

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

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

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

Dehler 34 review

The original Dehler 34 marked a turning point in the history of Dehler yachts. Can the new 34 do the same? Graham Snook tests her to find out

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