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Sun Odyssey 349 delivery and reviews:



Erik Stromberg the yacht product manager at Jeanneau describes a delivery of the new Sun Odyssey 349 to Cannes for press briefings. “I did an 80 nautical mile delivery from La Ciotat to Cannes in the south of France.  We had a fantastic run downwind in 28-35 knots of wind.  We hit 14.7 knots surfing [...]

Why list your yacht with PBS?



Established for over 15 years Performance Boating Sales is a leader in yacht and motor-yacht sales in NSW. A listing with PBS combines all of the elements to maximise exposure in this modern day of online communication, and as part of the Australian Marine Network (AMN) a listing with us is automatically available to our [...]

PBS at Sail Expo Show 2014:



PBS exhibited the Jeanneau 41 Deck-Saloon and a near new Sun Odyssey 409 at the Sail-Expo Show at RPAYC on 22nd and 23rd of March and were very pleased with the interest and enquiry. To-date a 41DS order has been secured as a result and the SO409 also sold. PBS have supported this ‘yacht specific’ [...]

Performance Boating Sales 2014 Jeanneau Rendezvous:



This year’s Rendezvous took place on Pittwater and Broken Bay, with the briefing held at the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club and event start off Scotland Island. The day comprised of both a cruising observation rally and racing divisions with a wide variety of Jeanneau models taking part. Despite the forecast the day was fine [...]

Sail Handling for cruising:



Having sailed for over 40 years we sometimes forget that many have not been as lucky to have been introduced to sailing at a young age, so from time to time we need to remind ourselves that there are those who may not have had the opportunity to learn what we have from years of [...]

Sun Fast 3600 wins first event:



The Sun Fast 3600 “Yolo” won its first event in class 2 IRC against formidable opposition with an impressive 2,2,1, 1 scoreline. Among the fleet were some very well known & previously successful race yachts being the Mat 1010, new upgraded A35, JPK 10.80, GS37 and J109. The first one available to Australia has already [...]

Sun Odyssey 349 on the way:



The first of the new Sun Odyssey 349′s is due here in early June and will be on display at the Sydney Show. Having been awarded the “2014 Consumer Choice award for Best Monohull over 30′ ” at the Miami International Boat Show this is clearly a yacht that has appeal. A considerable amount of [...]

Integrity 340 Sedan 2014 model:



The first 2014 model Integrity 340 Sedan has just arrived to Australia and is due for delivery to Sydney next month. This is the seventh Integrity 340 sold to NSW owners and with further refinements this exceptional displacement cruiser is unmatched for ease of handling, cost of running, quality and reliability. Contact PBS for further [...]

Jeanneau Sun Fast 3600 ‘Fastrak X’ 500 mile delivery.



The new Jeanneau Sun Fast 3600 has been eagerly awaited across the world, not in the least by our colleagues at Sea Ventures, the Jeanneau dealer in the UK. Nigel Colley is the managing director at Sea Ventures and he has had numerous successes racing his ‘Fastrak’ yachts. Recently they have been Sun Fast 3200s but now he [...]

Performance Boating Yacht Handling Tips:



One of the biggest factors for many when considering buying a yacht, whether it is moving up to a bigger size or a first time buyer, is the question of whether it will be manageable. These days all of the major manufacturers aim to make their yachts easy to sail short-handed and of course we [...]