Morris M42

Morris M42 • Maine boatbuilder Morris Yachts introduced their M36 two years ago, and the new daysailer/ weekender was such a success that the company is now introducing a big sister in the form of the Morris M42. Designed by Sparkman & Stephens, the M42 is an elegant cruiser with

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Najad 440 AC

Najad 440 AC • From Najad Yachts in Sweden, the new Najad 440 AC offers coastal and world girdling sailors a cruising boat that combines a sleek, fast Judel/Vrolijk design with the proven quality and style of one of Sweden's top builders. The 440 has two configurations - aft cockpit

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New Moon 25

New Moon 25 • Eastsail Yachts has been building traditional pocket cruisers near the New Hampshire coastline for a generation. This summer the company launched the New Moon 25, drawn by Yankee yacht designer Eliot Spalding. With a springy sheer, spoon bow and outboard rudder, the new boat looks salty

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Northwind 68

Northwind 68 • Spanish boatbuilder Northwind, based in Barcelona, has a long history of building custom and semi-custom cruising boats. The Northwind 68 is the latest semi- custom cruiser to be launched from their yard. The big sloop was designed and built to offer her owners fine sailing qualities and

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Island Packet SP Cruiser

Island Packet SP Cruiser • In the past few years interest in motorsailers for extended cruising has seen a renaissance as sailors moving up in age and some new cruisers contemplate the pleasures of a truly comfortable doghouse from which to watch the world go by. The new Island Packet

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Ovni 395

Ovni 395 • Another unique introduction from a French builder this fall is the Ovni 395 built by Alubat Yachts on France's Atlantic Coast. Designed by Philippe Briand, the 395 is a hard-chined aluminum hull cruiser that has a lifting keel and kick-up rudder. With only a one-foot, 11-inch draft

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Wauquiez PS41

WAUQUIEZ PILOT SALON 41 • Wauquiez Yachts has two Pilot Saloon models that are available this year in the U.S., the new Wauquiez PS 41 and the PS 47 that was introduced last year. The PS 41 evolved from the successful PS 40 and incorporates many ergonomic details and refinements

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AERODNYE REBORN

Aerodyne. Longtime readers of BWS will know that we have kept an eye on Aerodyne Yachts since we saw the first Rodger Martin—designed 38 at the Newport International Boat Show and over the years have run reviews of all four of the Aerodyne models. Aerodyne Yachts began life in South

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Tartan 3400

TARTAN 3400 • The new Tartan 3400 combines high-tech construction and modern design with classic Tartan styling The name Tartan has become synonymous with enduring cruising boats that combine satisfying sailing performance with top construction and comfortable, well thought out accommodations. In the company's portfolio of boats that have become

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Swan 46

SWAN 46 • After a decade's focus on fully-crewed racing boats, Nautor's Swan reinvents its blue-water cruising identity with the Swan 46 Since the company's 1967 debut with the Swan 36, Nautor's Swan has been a leading name in top-end racer/ cruisers. In recent years their designs have moved increasingly

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