Category: Boat Tests & Gear Reviews

48° North Boat Test: Jeanneau 440

This article appeared in the November 2018 issue of 48° North. The new Jeanneau 440 is a seriously cool boat – innovative, confidence inspiring, and comfortable. The latest offering from the Sun Odyssey range, this Phillipe Briande design features several elements that are truly unique, and the experience of...

Winds of Change: Rod Rigging Functionality, Interchangability, and Availability Considering Industry Changes

This article, by Lisa Vizzini, was originally published in the June 2017 issue of 48° North.  Earlier this year, the sailboat industry was shaken when Hall Spars and Navtec Rigging Solutions closed their United States operations. Over the years, Navtec and Hall shared many progressive, engineering driven, high profile...