Graham Snook

Technical Editor

Graham Snook

Graham is a photographer and journalist who’s worked for Yachting Monthly since 1999. He was YM’s photographer for 14 years and has been Boat Test Editor and Technical Editor too.

Before YM, he worked for charter companies and a sports picture agency. He’s cruised the UK and Ireland, and has sailed in the Med, Caribbean, South Pacific, Seychelles, Desolation Sound and the Atlantic islands of the Canaries and the Azores.

As well as remaining involved with photography and editorial work, Graham is the partner of a content creation agency; supplying engaging content to companies in the marine and superyacht industry.

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If you’re looking for a quick and comfortable cruiser that is full of great features with solid build quality, few boats can rival the Maxi 1000, as Graham Snook discovers

XC42 sailing off Chichester

The Xcruising range was X-Yachts’ first step in the direction of an out-and-out cruising yacht, but has she stood the test of time? Graham Snook sailed an XC42 to find…


Charter yachts have a tough life. Every week is someone’s annual holiday and the boats are worked non-stop throughout the season, so the new Bénéteau Océanis 41.1 is naturally built…

Hanse 348 and Hanse 418

What do two more metres get you on a boat? Graham Snook sets the Hanse 348 and Hanse 418 against each other to find out