A letter from the editor about Cruising World’s latest issue.
Browse our articles of sailboats, yachts and cruisers, including boat of the year, new sailboat reviews and more
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.
It was terrific to see a trio of boats in the mid-30-foot division, but also to discover that all three yachts in the class were exemplary sailboats.
This Euro-centric class had one important factor in common: The sailing performance across the quartet was top-notch.
This division truly lived up to its name, with a solid lineup of five nominees that lit up under sail.
The popularity of boats with more than one hull, especially catamarans, is more evident with each passing year.
As deliberations wrapped up Cruising World’s team of expert judges handed out two more prizes to boats that stood apart from the fleet.
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.
Race-ready and cruising compatible, the handsome and powerful J/45 presents an offshore sailor with options.
Two new models from Bali Catamarans – the 4.6 and Catspace – are right at home in a family of relaxation-friendly multihulls.
In a luxury catamaran with pleasures galore, the Lagoon Sixty 5’s pièce de résistance is the flybridge perched high above the sea.
FP’s new luxury cat is chock-full of places to sit and watch the world sail by.
Much like the manufacturer’s line of high-end skis, the stylish Elan GT6 was conceived to slash and perform.
Hanse Yachts’ new 460 sailboat is an impressive vessel. There is plenty of room for entertaining or solo-sailing aboard its 46 feet.
Sized right for crews trading up or down, the Beneteau Oceanis 34.1 can be configured to suit a sailor’s style.
Heading into fall boat-show season, builders are bringing a slew of new models for all kinds of sailing, itineraries and adventures.