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  • sailtime jeanneau

    Boat membership franchise company sees growth opportunities with a leader in sailboat manufacturing.

    Through a new partnership with Jeanneau, SailTime bases will now offer Jeanneau and Beneteau sailboats for sale into local fleets.
  • A pair of veteran monohull voyagers put a new Bluewater 50 catamaran through its paces on an ocean crossing.

    Sheryl and Paul Shard sail across the Atlantic in a Bluewater 50 catamaran to see if a multihull is better than a monohull.
  • Cruisers' Workshop

    Join ABYC master technician and CW columnist Steve D'Antonio and offshore voyager Ralph Naranjo for a day of technical and cruising instruction.

    Cruisers' Workshop in Bellingham, Washington, October 20-21,2018, includes formal presentations as well as hands-on mechanical and electrical training demos.
  • There's a variety of new gear and systems that help get the most from your sails.

    2018 Sailboat models display a range of methods to shape and trim sails.
  • A Cuban freighter comes to the aid of a storm-tossed sailboat crew.

    When their sailboat is sunk by huricane, the crew survives by clinging to their dinghy until help arrives.

Sailboat Reviews

From Classic Plastics to Modern Monohulls and Multihulls

  • Jeanneau 440

    Two new models in the Sun Odyssey line are chockful of innovative ideas.

    Innovative deck layouts are just some of the new ideas at work on the new Jeanneau 440 and 490.
  • Though comfortable and well appointed, the X4 from X-Yachts is soundly anchored on the performance side of the cruiser-racer spectrum.

    Though comfortable and well appointed, the X4 from X-Yachts is soundly anchored on the performance side of the cruiser-racer spectrum.
  • A peppy coastal cruiser with offshore capability and unique shoreside entertainment amenities, the Dufour 460 Grand Large aims to offer the best of two worlds.

    A peppy coastal cruiser with offshore capability and unique shoreside entertainment amenities, the Dufour 460 Grand Large aims to offer the best of two worlds.
  • The award-winning Dehler 34 is the German builder’s latest addition to its line of quick, nimble, high-performance coastal cruisers.

    The award-winning Dehler 34 is the German builder’s latest addition to its line of quick, nimble, high-performance coastal cruisers.
  • Built in Slovenia from a brand for all seasons, the Elan E4 is equally adept at carving a course or offering fine cruising comforts.

    Built in Slovenia from a brand for all seasons, the Elan E4 is equally adept at carving a course or offering fine cruising comforts.
  • The Alerion Sport 30 is the next logical step in the evolution of the daysailer genre, which its older sibling created.

    The Alerion Sport 30 is the next logical step in the evolution of the daysailer genre, which its older sibling created.