Moody Deck Saloon 54

The new Bill Dixon design is a proper yacht that a couple could easily sail around the world  (published March 2018) It was a beautiful autumn morning when I met up with the new owners of the Moody 54 that had been in the just finished Annapolis Sailboat Show. The

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X Yachts X4 from Denmark

This thoroughly modern new design is a perfect dual-purpose boat for families who love to both race and cruise  (published August 2017) The term racer-cruiser has always given me pause primarily because it seems this moniker represents too many tradeoffs for a boat to do both well. The concept has

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Dufour 560

Performance and comfort combine to create a cruiser that will be happy at sea or anchor  (published October 2014) The spinnaker had just filled and was getting trimmed when someone hollered, “Heat it up!” I obliged from the windward helm and then watched our boatspeed jump while I brought us

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