One hundred editorial pages packed with lively and informative articles...

100 of the best
One hundred editorial pages packed with lively and informative articles from all the best writers and illustrated with exciting photography from the world?s best photographers.

As soon as New Year and the Christmas holidays are over do you start thinking of the season ahead? Planning a present for your boat? We?ve got a special eight-page feature on new gear for 2005 so you can get along to the Boat Show at ExCeL or in Düsseldorf to check it out

ARC away
As you?re reading these words on a dank December day, the first boats in the ARC 2004 fleet will be arriving in sunny St Lucia ? maybe one day you?ll join them and sail the ARC yourself? To whet your appetite we have the story of this year?s event

A lift-keel Swan?
Yes there is one, and with twin rudders too. We sailed this latest innovation, the Swan 46, from the Finnish master builders to bring you an exclusive report

Classic Fife
The 1911-built 19-metre Mariquita is one of the biggest Fife-designed yachts ever built and, like several of her sisterships, she was
re-created in the workshops of Fairlie Restoration under the watchful eye of Duncan Walker earlier in 2004. Jonty Sherwill follows her progress

? Modern Classic: Bowman 46 ? Matthew Sheahan cruises an Oyster to Scotland ? Mike Kopman tries the new Wally 80 for size