X-46 • At the leading edge of high-performance cruisers, the X-Yachts fleet has been claiming silver in European IMS racing circuits. Among them, the new X-46 […]

Tartan 34

TARTAN 34 • There was a time, not so long ago, when boats in the mid-30-foot range were thought of as the “right” size, combining ease […]

Valiant 50

VALIANT 50 • The Valiant 47, now morphed into the Valiant 50, has been carrying passagemakers to destinations both far- and near-flung. This Robert Perry double-ender […]


J/133 • The J/133 achieves the magic combination of terrific sailing qualities with accommodations a cruising family will love Jim Johnstone cut off in mid-anecdote about […]

Kanter 54.5

Kanter 54.5 • strong, nimble and aluminum—is slated to carry a crew of two on an upcoming extended world cruise. BWS joined Steve and Karyn James […]

Sabre 426

SABRE 426 • The newest sloop from Sabre combines sweet sailing smarts and practical cruising amenities In September the most recent addition to the Sabre Yachts […]

Island Packet 420

Island Packet 420 • Not long after Bob Johnson and his scrupulous team at Island Packet Yachts introduced the Island Packet 420 in 1999, BWS had […]

Shannon Pilot 43

SHANNON PILOT 43 • Another breakthrough concept for Shannon, combining wheelhouse comfort with aft-cockpit Walt Schulz, president and founder of Shannon Yachts, remains committed to the […]

J/40 Gryphon

J/40 Gryphon • She’s now safe and reliable – and still fun to About three years ago my wife Raine and I sailed our J/40 Gryphon […]