A BTC-22 on the Solent

As the first sporty 22-footer we have seen from a British builder in a long time, the BTC-22 is set to fill a significant gap in the market, as David…

Salona 380

From a yard that’s still relatively unknown in the UK, the Salona 380 looks set to present the established performance cruisers in this size range with some serious competition, says…

Arcona 435

Swedish yachts are renowned the world over for their quality, 
but not necessarily for their speed. Graham Snook tests 
the Arcona 435 to see why this needs to change

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

Hanse’s new smallest addition was designed to be affordable. Graham Snook tested her to see if she’s worth it

GT 35 July 2014

British Marine reports that the leisure boatbuilding industry is booming and sailing boats account for three-quarters of all new boats being built in the UK

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What’s she like to sail? The Dufour 310 stands out by having twin wheels, but I’m not convinced that they’re necessary, or even desirable, on a 31ft boat. Like many…