One of Discovery Shipyard’s newest models was the Discovery 48S. Credit: Richard Langdon

It has now been confirmed that Discovery Shipyard has gone into voluntary liquidation. The COVID-19 pandemic is being blamed for the closure of the yard

Allures 45.9 on the water

The Allures 45 was already a good boat, so has the Allures 45.9 taken it to the next level? Graham Snook tests this unique boat to find out

The RCD was introduced to regulate boat design

Jonty Pearce reflects on Mel Bartlett's article on the Recreational Craft Directive in the November 2018 edition of Yachting Monthly which leads him to muse on boat design