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Lyman Morris

2023 Boat of the Year Awards

In ideal conditions on Chesapeake Bay, a taut fleet of 17 contestants vied for top honors in the 2023 edition of Cruising World’s annual Boat of the Year competition.

Boat of the Year judges

2023 Boat of the Year: Meet the Judges

This year’s team of judges put 17 sensational new models through their paces, under multiple points of sail and power, after dockside inspections in Annapolis, Maryland.


Sailboat Reviews


A Certain Elan

Much like the manufacturer’s line of high-end skis, the stylish Elan GT6 was conceived to slash and perform.