Graham Snook

Technical Editor

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What’s she like to sail? The Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 45DS had options for shallow draught or a deeper, high-performance setup. We tested the performance option, so she had plenty of…

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What’s she like to sail? These solidly built, medium-displacement cruisers are capable of a very reasonable pace in open seas, where they offer a particularly sea-kindly motion. Thanks to the…

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What’s she like to sail? The Dufour 310 stands out by having twin wheels, but I’m not convinced that they’re necessary, or even desirable, on a 31ft boat. Like many…

Poole Harbour

After bobbling to the powerboats wake in Studland Bay, the tranquillity of Whiteground Lake, Poole Harbour, is a welcome relief, as Graham Snook explains