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

RAW Pro head torch

From a selection of the latest kit in Yachting Monthly’s New Gear pages

Yacht mooring on a river inbetween piles

James Stevens answers your Questions of Seamanship. This issue - how to moor between two piles in tricky conditions

Dufour 360 out on the solent in the sunshine

A 33ft yacht sporting a large cockpit, twin helms, wet bar and grill, and down below she has nine berths – surely there must be some mistake?

A Contessa 26 leaving Scotland

James Stevens answers your Questions of Seamanship. This issue - when is the best time to leave port when faced with a strong tidal stream and overfalls?