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Sun Fast 3200: IRC boat of the year 2014!



Translated from the French press release… “Good customs and traditions must live on” says an old adage. To honour it, the editors from nautical media and the UNCL office (the French IRC rating authority) met in a Parisian brasserie to elect the IRC Boat of the Year. The new models launched in 2014 have not […]

“The new 349 offers a lot of quality, performance and plain fun in an affordable package.”



View the Sun Odyssey 349 at Performance Boating now! Review of the new Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 349 from Bluewater Sailing. Jeanneau 349 | The new 349 offers a lot of quality, performance and plain fun in an affordable package Last winter, right after the Strictly Sail Miami show, we had the chance to test a […]

Integrity 320 Express – All new model:



The brand new Integrity 320 Express is a completely new model to the range and one that we are very excited about. With all of the features that Integrity Sedans are famous for, but with a new low price and higher top speed for those that on occasion would like to get places more quickly, […]

Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 349 – Simply Sensational!



There is only one word to describe the new Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 349 and that is “sensational”. The way it sails, how it behaves, how easy it is to handle has to be experienced. Make no mistake this is the future of cruising yachts and if it doesn’t get European Yacht of the Year we’ll […]

Trade a Boat reviews the Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 349



“The Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 349 is the epitome of the modern cruising sailboat, but there’s plenty of unique subtleties once you look closer… A notable feature on the Jeanneau 349 sail boat is the simple sail controls and clean decks thanks to the absence of jib cars and mainsheet track. Halyards are controlled from twin […]

Rendezvous winners



At the Jeanneau NSW Rendezvous earlier this year, Sydney City Marine donated a major prize of a $2500 gift voucher as well as giving a $250 gift voucher to each yacht that participated. The lucky winners of the major were prize were the crew of the Sun Odyssey 44i Weekend Option’. Owned by three families, Weekend Option […]

Fleet vies for inaugural Newcastle Bass Island win



Twenty yachts are expected take part in the 200 nautical mile Newcastle Bass Island Yacht Race, which kicks off at 7.00pm this Friday evening local time and is a new addition to the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s prestigious Blue Water Pointscore Series (BWPS). The new race will take the fleet from a start line […]

Getting ready for the Hobart



Jeanneau is getting ready for the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. Yes, that’s right, the 70th ‘Hobart’ will see the newest racing boat from Jeanneau line up on the start line. The brand new Jeanneau Sun Fast 3600 was launched at the recent Sydney International Boat Show and her West Australian owner has kept her […]

Out for a test sail on the Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 349



After the rain cleared yesterday it was just perfect for sailing. The Cruising Helmsman Editor, Phil Ross, was up in Pittwater to take out the new Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 349 for spin after he attended the launch party at the recent Sydney International Boat Show. Phil was mightily impressed and it was hard to get […]

Jeanneau announces special ‘Black Label’ pricing



The full range of Jeanneau sailing yachts are going from strength to strength in the Australian market. With the first model of the new design ’9′ series, the Sun Odyssey 409, winning the much coveted European Yacht of the Year Award upon it’s launch, Jeanneau knew they were in touch with what the sailors of today […]