Chris Beeson

Chris Beeson
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Bénéteau chose the Valencia base of America’s Cup defender Alinghi to introduce the latest offering in the Oceanis range, the Bénéteau Océanis 43. It was a smart idea for two…

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The Bénéteau First range has been making waves in the cruiser racer market. But does their latest offering, the Bénéteau First 35 deliver all that has been promised? The Sydney-Hobart…

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With her windscreen, blue stripe, brass rubbing strake and sumptuous finish, there’s no mistaking the origins of the Hallbery-Rassy 310, but beneath the solidly seamanlike traditions that have made Hallberg-Rassy…

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In survey after survey, YM readers have voted a Hallberg-Rassy as their dream yacht. The brand means comfort, quality and reliability – yachts you can depend upon. When we saw…

MOB

MOB is such a big concern that many of us ignore it. In this series Noel Dilly shares some thought-provoking and controversial ideas about MOB recovery

MOB

MOB is such a big concern that many of us ignore it. In this series Noel Dilly shares some thought-provoking and controversial ideas about MOB recovery

Harbours

On exposed coasts, wave action in harbours can be surprisingly violent. Ken Endean examines mooring tactics

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