The Contessa is the Queen Mum of British cruising – a much-loved icon that set the benchmark for cruisers when she was designed by David Sadler in 1970...
Fresh from a makeover at the hands of Farr Yacht Design and BMW, Bavaria presents its new 32ft cruiser. Chris Beeson puts her through her paces
The Yachting Monthly team take the Arcona 340 out for a test run...
The sailing qualities of this French pocket cruiser proved so popular that she’s also been built in Japan and Australia.
We’d heard that Elan's new entry-level yacht was a bit special. She looks it but does she live up to the hype?
Can the Sadler 32 rival the Contessa 32 on the water?
She looks traditional but down below the Estero hides some radical interiors layout ideas.
The Halmatic 30 has timeless seagoing qualities...
America's most prolific racing boatbuilder, J-Boats, claims its new J/97 is a cruiser. Can this be true?
Barbican 35 - steady performance and good handling