Beneteau Oceanis 46.1

Graham Snook has his expectations overturned by a sporty 'First Line' edition of Beneteau's latest yacht

Sunbeam 46.1

Does the Sunbeam 46.1 have what it takes to be the bluewater cruiser she claims to be? Graham Snook travels to Barcelona to find out

Dismasted ARC yacht arriving in St Lucia

This is the moment dismasted ARC yacht Garuda arrives in St Lucia after crossing the Atlantic. Take a look at the damage on deck and read the full story in…

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

Hanse 458 sailing in the Solent

In a year when an unprecedented number of mid-40-foot yachts have been launched, Hanse has thrown its hat into the ring with the 458, but is she up to the…

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