Yachts 2023, March

De Cesari 33: So Simple, So Different, So Beautiful

Visually attractive, completely made of wood and strong under sail: the attractive addition to the daysailer market comes from Italy. The test in PDF download

Lowrider L12: New Single-handed Dinghy - Competition For The Laser?

With the Lowrider L12, a new single-handed dinghy is on the market, with roots in foiling, which also impresses as a conventional dinghy. The test in PDF download

From Hard To Delicate: Exclusive Test Of The New Beneteau First 27

Less extreme, but no less exciting - this is how the new, more tourable version of the sports boat developed by Seascape sails. The test in PDF download

Bavaria C38: New Middle Class

The Franks are bringing a little sister to the equally young but already successful C42 - exclusively in the YACHT test, now in PDF download

Boat Or Sculpture? On Board The Spirit 111

The wooden sloop from England surprises below deck with round organic shapes that break with boat building traditions. The portrait in PDF download

2.4mR: Small Boat With Great Demands

The tiny thing from the meter class family has developed from an inclusive boat to a universal piece of sports equipment. The class portrait as a PDF download

Boat Or Plane? The Vortex Pod Racer

Ready for take-off! In the new one-man foiler, the sailor literally becomes a jet pilot. That extra dose of nautical quirk is now being built in China

In Front Of The Lens: Dufour's New 470

Many expansion options, clever details and endless space. This is what characterizes the new volume model from Dufour. The first photos from the YACHT exclusive test

De Cesari 33: Fine, Made Entirely Of Wood

Great sailing characteristics, visually appealing and also of exquisite design: the first photos from the test with the pretty De Cesari 33 from Italy

Rassy's Latest Coup: New 40-footer With Aft Cockpit

Hallberg-Rassy is now providing the current 40C with a center cockpit with a counterpart with an aft cockpit. The new 400 will be ready in summer

The New H-boat From Estonia

After some abstinence, the popular classic is being built again. The latest interpretation of the H-boat comes from Saare Yachts. The test in PDF download

Sunbeam 32.1: Radical Daysailer From Schöchl

The Austrian shipyard Schöchl, which is less known for creative extravagance, is bringing a provocative, progressive new design

First Photos Of The New Bavaria C38

One of the most important boats of the next season is here. Test drive with the new mid-range model that is to celebrate its premiere in Düsseldorf

New Performance Cruiser From Sweden: Linjett 39

The Rosättra Båtvarv from Sweden is bringing a new performance cruiser in the highly competitive 12-meter size

Idea 21: Do It Yourself On A Tight Budget

The plans for 450 euros, the workshop rented cheaply, cheap plywood as boat building material - and in the end "Alcedo" sails. The portrait in PDF download

Skiff "TH Owl": Reaching Your Goal Sustainably

Students at the Technical University of Ostwestfalen-Lippe have built a skiff out of wood and want to take part in the 1001 Vela Cup with it. Now in PDF download

Excitingly Beautiful: The New Grand Soleil 44 Performance

Cantiere del Pardo sends the first photos of the new model under sail. The construction comes for the first time from ORC specialist Matteo Polli

Arcona 345 In The Test

The Swedish shipyard has revised its smallest model and presents a mix of timeless design and modern borrowings. The test in PDF download

Set Sail: The First Photos Of The New Pogo 44

Hull number 1 of the new Fast-Cruiser from Pogo Structures is ready and sailing. Now the shipyard has sent the first pictures of the test field

Charming Outsider: The New Elan GT6 From Slovenia

The concept cannot be pigeonholed. The new Gran Turismo pleases with a high degree of independence and good sailing characteristics. The test in PDF download

Out And About With The New H-boat From Saare

The shipyard in Estonia, under German management, has relaunched the 50-year-old classic

Biga 270 Plus: Surprisingly Different

Because a customer asked for it, the Bicker shipyard converted its nine-meter cruising boat into a daysailer - a completely new ship. Now in PDF download

First Impressions: Arcona 345

The Swedish shipyard for dignified cruiser racers has relaunched their smallest model. The YACHT has already been able to test the boat

In Front Of The Lens: The New Elan GT6

The extensive test report will appear in the next YACHT issue 21/2020. Until then, here are the first photos of the trial fitting in Slovenia

Nautor Fires Third Missile

The Finnish shipyard wants to stir up the maxi yacht scene with a ClubSwan 80. The boat should be a new one-size-fits-all class

Elan Goes Electric: Oceanvolt Available For All Models

The Slovenian shipyard is now offering configurable e-drive packages for all models. According to the shipyard, the surcharge on diesel is around 20 to 30 percent

Large Platform For Connoisseurs: Fountaine Pajot New 51

Interesting expansion options, all in all more than 123 square meters of living space and comfortable lounge areas above and in front. One name, however, is still missing

Better Positioned On Three Legs

The class of compact and trailerable trimarans is getting reinforcements from France. The Tricat 6.90 will be available in three different versions

Spicy: Large M.A.T. 1340 From Turkey

The shipyard in Izmir is working with Mills Yacht Design on an exciting new build project. The IRC racer is under construction and should be ready in August 2021

Oyster 495: Solid Values for Luxury Travel

When the Oyster shipyard in England announces a "small ship", it is already over 15 meters long. The deck saloon yacht with central cockpit is now under construction

American Pragmatism, French Flair

That fits well: a 45-footer for the 45-year anniversary. J / Boats is making itself a nice birthday present and has a new flagship under construction

All YACHT Tests 2020 At A Glance

Here you will find an overview of all tests of new and used yachts of the past year and you can download them directly

Consistent Values, Carefully Maintained

A ship for worldwide voyages: Hallberg-Rassy has completed the 50s announced in January and is sending photos of the first tests in the archipelago

Everything Is Different: Sunbeam Brings New 32 Feet

The Austrian shipyard is working on a new 32-foot boat that wants to break with tradition and promise to polarize

New J / 9: Reduced, But Not Limited

J / Boats in the USA brings an attractive daysailing package for beginners. The concept is very simple and the price is attractive

Wintering Out And The First Trip: Basics For Spring

Before the sailing comes the scrubbing and filling, but then the new season begins! Four products at the start of the season

Grand Soleil 44 Performance: Very Typical - Nevertheless Different

Cantiere del Pardo draws attention to itself with an excitingly powerful 44-footer. The construction comes from Matteo Polli. The test in PDF download

Hanse 315: Good Enough Even When Used

Not as voluminous as a Bavaria 30 or as fast as a First 31.7 - but an unquestionably good compromise. The used boat test as a PDF download

Small Boats For Little Money

Used small cruisers are fun inside and out; they are trailerable and inexpensive. Market overview of popular boats between 17 and 25 feet. In the PDF download

Bali Catspace 40: Two Hulls For Connoisseurs

With its independent design, the Bali Catspace can far surpass the space and space offered by the competition - at the expense of the optics. The test in PDF download