Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 490

The latest generation of Sun Odyssey combines innovative design details with a true performance cruising hull and rig and a bright, comfortable interior  (published April 2018) The brand new Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 490 was introduced at the Miami International Boat show in February to rave reviews. The 490 is the

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Catalina 425 ‘Circumnavigation’

With the owner and designer aboard, BWS takes hull number one of the new 425 off on an adventure (published October 2016) There is something about a tropical isle on the horizon that calls to me, as it does to just about every cruising sailor. The turquoise water of the

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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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