Beneteau 30.1

FROM INLAND WATERWAYS TO HIGH SEAS With an overall size of under 9×3 metres and a light displacement of less than 4 tonnes, the Oceanis can […]

Beneteau 46.1

(published October 2018) When Beneteau launched the all new Oceanis 51.1 last winter at the Miami boat show, it was obvious that the new line of […]

Beneteau Oceanis 51.1

The new Berret-Racoupeau design is a dream to sail—fast, handy, seaworthy and very comfortable  (published January 2018) From the first day that I saw the drawings […]

Building a la Francaise

Boats have changed and the process of building them has even more so. Beneteau, the world’s largest production boat builder, shares some secrets to developing lighter […]

Beneteau Oceanis Yacht 62

(published September 2016-boat show preview) The brand new Oceanis Yacht 62 adds a whole new dimension to the meaning of luxury production yachts. The new boat […]

Salty Super Cruiser CNB 76

The new 76-foot cruising sloop from France’s CNB in Bordeaux, provides superb sailing performance in a luxury yacht that will turn heads  (published August 2016) Newport, […]

Go Small, Go Far, Go Now

BWS‘s annual guide to great monohulls for coastal cruising, weekending and daysailing  (published June/July 2016) BWS has always been published for sailors who sail over the […]