Browse our articles of sailboats, yachts and cruisers, including boat of the year, new sailboat reviews and more


Off-wind Sails For Cats

With the right inventory on board, these sails add serious performance to the multihull cruising experience.

Table Mountain

Way Cool Cats

The newest performance-cruising catamarans are light and quick, with efficient daggerboards and powerful, precise sail plans–and a history, culture and presence all their own.


The VOYAGE 590: Best Charter Boat of the Year

The 12-passenger VOYAGE 590 catamaran—judged the Best Charter Boat in Cruising World’s 2022 Boat of the Year contest—blends luxury crewed-charter amenities, uncommonly comfortable accommodations and formidable sailing performance, all within 60 impeccably engineered feet of waterline.

Bavaria C38

Sailboat Review: Bavaria C38

The forward-thinking design on the C38 leaves plenty of space in the bow for an owner’s en suite stateroom with a king-size berth.


Sailboat Reviews

Arcona 435Z

The Promises and Pitfalls of an All-Electric Yacht

The Swedish-built Arcona 435Z – with its lithium-ion batteries, Solbian solar panels and new Oceanvolt ServoProp drive leg- is the first all-electric cruising boat we’ve ever reviewed. How does it measure up?

Catamaran 15

Excess 15 Boat Review

Outfitted with a powered-up sail plan, the Excess 15′s amenities and performance prove you just can’t have too much of a good thing.