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TAME the MAIN: Simple sail plans are highly desirable for cruising sailors, writes Kevin Green, and mainsail reefing systems are very much a part of that. Oct 1, 2017 2101
The kingdom by the sea. Oct 1, 2017 1682
Foiling for the masses. Aug 1, 2017 1609
SPRING FANCIES. Jun 1, 2017 2881
SPARRING PARTNERS: BREATHING LIFE BACK INTO YOUR JADED CRUISER-RACER WITH A RIG UPGRADE MAY BE WORTH CONSIDERING, WRITES KEVIN GREEN.. Feb 1, 2017 2338
A CRUISER FOR ALL OCCASIONS: BENETEAU'S NEW OCEANIS 41.1 CRUISER EPITOMISES MODERN YACHT DESIGN WHERE THE EMPHASIS IS FIRMLY PLACED ON USER FRIENDLY, WITH ENHANCED PERFORMANCE. Oct 1, 2016 1998
EASY STREET: CRUISERS SHOULD BE ALL ABOUT COMFORT AND SEAWORTHINESS, SO KEVIN GREEN SPENT AN AFTERNOON ON THE NEW DUFOUR GL 460 TO SEE HOW IT MEASURED UP. Oct 1, 2016 1874
CLASS ACTS: CLASS RACING MAY VERY WELL BE HEADING BACK TO THE EXCITING DAYS OF THE FARR 40S THANKS TO THIS ARMADA OF HOT MID-SIZED GRAND PRIX BOATS. Aug 1, 2016 883
GRAND DESIGNS: YOUR DREAM SHIP MIGHT WELL BE AMONG THIS STYLISH YET SEAWORTHY FLEET OF 10 NEW CRUISING YACHTS, WHICH CAN ALL CROSS OCEANS WITHOUT RUFFLING YOUR G&T. Jun 1, 2016 4078
Regatta riders: enjoying that regatta or club competition has never been more fun thanks to the latest flotilla of seriously well-built cruiser-racers. Apr 1, 2016 4441
Racing the Asia-Pacific: more and more Aussies are discovering the delights of the Asia-Pacific Regatta Circuit and 2016 is lining up to be another bumper year. Feb 1, 2016 2138
Mixed dozen: whether cruising, racing or voyaging, our armada of the best yachts sailing today is intended to whet your appetite and indeed do something similar to your feet. Feb 1, 2016 5469
Grand designs: let loose off the coast of Barcelona on a brand new Grand Large 560 from Dufour--the French yard's new flagship model--Kevin Green discovered a yacht that is truly a tribute to the craft of boatbuilding. Oct 1, 2015 1518
China bowl: get some mates together and book your yacht now for some Asian action to long remember. Aug 1, 2015 181
Thai temptations: the Phuket King's Cup promises on and off water excitement. Aug 1, 2015 146
Ocean racers. Aug 1, 2015 5116
Dream machines: casting off for that big voyage has never been easier with this armada of luxury bluewater cruising yachts. Jun 1, 2015 4222
LE weekender: an innovative cruiser with a versatile interior and enough sail options for twilight racing make the Oceanis 35 a great entry-level cruiser. Jun 1, 2015 2064
Runway models: ranging from lean and fast to more modestly proportioned, just like their human counterparts, our performance-cruiser models reflect many different ways of bringing home the silverware in style. Apr 1, 2015 3896
Angles and attitude: sharp lines, modern design and attention to detail are just some of the reasons why the Elan E5 is worth a serious look. Apr 1, 2015 1806
Flying machine: the future of cruising or yet another forlorn attempt at fixing something that isn't broken, asks Kevin Green, who flew to Western France to sail Beneteau's prototype wing sail. Feb 1, 2015 1364
10 ways to enjoy the sea: James Bond's yacht of choice in casino Royale is among our top 10 new boats this year, which is an enticing mix of the exotic and eclectic. Feb 1, 2015 6984
Bluewater wanderer: for those harbouring dreams of voyaging around the world, don't venture into the offshore swells without inspecting an Amel yacht; a craft specifically designed and built with that global cruising odyssey at its heart. Oct 1, 2014 2980
From little things, big things grow. Aug 1, 2014 4999
Decked out. Aug 1, 2014 1440
Aussies tops at Gulf Regatta: attending his first Gulf regatta was atop experience. Jun 1, 2014 527
Cruising largesse: our 2014 selection of the latest and greatest large cruising yachts may not turn you into a bluewater sailor but these luxurious, ocean-capable boats have the potential to take you and your family to the furthest horizons. Jun 1, 2014 6218
The versatile innovator: combining innovation and functionality, the customisable Beneteau Oceanis 38 should win plenty of followers, whether cruising or racing. Jun 1, 2014 2067
Smart sailing: it's not just the grand prix racing guys who can enjoy all the electronic smarts these days, thanks to new thinking, faster processors and a raft of new screen displays. Jun 1, 2014 2698
The best of both worlds: a yacht that sails really well is what cruiser-racers are all about. Apr 1, 2014 581
Ready to launch: there's an enticing new model to suit any sailor's dream in our 2014 showcase of yachts to watch. here's our top ten pick. Feb 1, 2014 502
Rally call: sailing with a group of like-minded people is what yacht rallies are all about and across Australia, and even abroad, there are plenty to choose from, reports Kevin Green. Oct 1, 2013 2648
Neptune's new clothes: the radically new Oceanis 55 Debuted at the Sydney international boat show in early august, with its arrival bringing an all-new look to Beneteau's popular cruising Marque, reports Kevin Green. Oct 1, 2013 1839
Course of action: having completed the Yachting Australia safety and sea survival course many years ago, Kevin Green signed up at the pacific sailing school in Sydney's Rushcutters Bay to do the course again and was surprised to find that a lot has changed over the years. Oct 1, 2013 1513
Life in the fast lane: with the race boat scene enjoying a purple patch, we gather together some of the more interesting grand prix yachts doing the rounds, with several of them set to be on the start line of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race this year, writes Kevin Green. Aug 1, 2013 3728
Tech tactics: Kevin Green surveys the latest products in the world of yachting electronics, a world that has fast become a fierce battleground as crews attempt to squeeze every last inch of performance from their set-up. Aug 1, 2013 1587
BMWS to boats: the Dubai-based premier composites has the smart business strategy of combining a wide variety of engineering projects with the synergies of building racing yachts, including the next contender for the Hobart, reports Kevin Green. Aug 1, 2013 1184
Ocean ready: bigger is definitely better, and eminently more comfortable, when it comes to luxury cruising yachts. For the serious bluewater sailor, life really does begin at 50 (feet). Jun 1, 2013 4136
Topside talk: with deck hardware manufacturers jostling for position there's plenty to choose from, whatever your needs, from cruiser-racers up to high-level regatta boats you will be well catered for. Jun 1, 2013 2577
Buoy racers: a yacht that can sail fast yet be safe in a lumpy seaway and comfortable at anchor, the cruiser-racer is often seen as the holy grail of yacht design, reports Kevin Green. Apr 1, 2013 3775
First class: for more than three decades, the Beneteau first range, the epitome of a cruiser-racer, has given club racers the Weapons needed to do battle. Kevin Green spoke to product director Eric Ingouf for an insider's view on the development and future of this popular production boat. Feb 1, 2013 1392
Crown jewel of the Pacific: Phuket's King's Cup again lived up its reputation for offshore and onshore fun, reports regular attendee Kevin Green. Feb 1, 2013 438
New year new yachts: this rather eclectic mix of boats is a slice of the modern yachting market, ranging from mid-range cruiser racers and hot-rod carbon rocket ships to premium catamarans reports Kevin Green. Feb 1, 2013 3930
Great Dane: the XP-38 cruiser racer from Danish builder X-Yachts has arrived in Australia and, as Kevin Green discovers, she is from a class leading pedigree. Aug 1, 2012 1823
Asian armada: Kevin Green travelled to Asia to experience the drawcards--year-round warm water, exotic locations, fascinating cultures and a highly developed regatta scene--that are encouraging so many Australian and Kiwi yachties to race in Asia. Aug 1, 2012 1850
Flagships for faraway places: you don't need to cross an ocean to appreciate the best aspects of our selection of large cruisers but most of these boats could complete that voyage easily and some do it in grand style. Reports Kevin Green. Jun 1, 2012 3916
Discerning Deutschlander: this New German cruiser-racer has its feet firmly in both sides of the cruiser-racer equation which means owners can choose two paths to follow with the quality 41 footer from Dehler. Reports Kevin Green. Jun 1, 2012 1946
Horses for courses: the cruiser racer market is one of the most exciting sectors of our sport right now, reports Kevin Green. Apr 1, 2012 4325
Deutsch delight: The 495 continues Hanse's commitment to build fast and elegant family cruisers while offering even more automated systems than on previous yachts, reports Kevin Green. Feb 1, 2012 2307
The Swan's nest: braving heavy snowdrifts, sub-zero temperatures and hair-raising taxi rides, Kevin Green traveled to Finland's arctic northern reaches to visit the home of famed luxury yacht brand Nautor's Swan. Oct 1, 2011 2410
Pocket performer: beneteau's latest entry into the hotly contested performance cruiser market, the first 30, packs a lot of punch for its size thanks to a canny departure from past designs, reports Kevin Green. Aug 1, 2011 1634
Hybrid hulls. Apr 1, 2011 708
Choose your weapon: whether you want something fast, flashy or fun, there's a 40-footer on the market to suit your needs. In this 12-page feature, we narrow in on sailing's answer to the swiss army knife--the 40-foot cruiser-racer. Buyers guide Jun 1, 2010 2861

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