Tartan 395

(Published November/December 2018) I was scheduled to take the brand new Tartan 395 out for a sail on the Tuesday after the Annapolis sailboat show in […]

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 […]

Fitting Out

Whether you are getting ready for a spring launch or going through your annual haul out, here’s a guide to the essential tasks  (published April 2018) […]

Becoming a Yachtmaster

Earning a prestigious RYA Yachtmaster certificate can take a sailor many years of courses and training. The author earned hers the Fast-Track way in 10 Demanding […]

Theft in Bequia

Another perfect day in paradise? Well, maybe not when an iPad goes missing and the police and lawyers get involved  (published April 2018) I was enjoying […]

keeping the Crew Clean

The dirt on doing laundry  (published April 2018) When we reached Palau in early 2017 I was giddy with the prospect of dropping off our oversized […]

Grand Soleil 46LC

The new Grand Soleil 46LC is a very interesting, high quality cruiser that will take her owners anywhere in style, comfort and speed  (published April 2018) […]

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) […]