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10th Annual Sealink Magnetic Island Race Week



This is definitely in the “must do event” category from those who have done it. This year is the 10th Anniversary of the event and promises to be great sailing and full of fun. Whilst it is professionally run, it’s not a full on IRC event and is very suited to the people who are […]

RMYC Twilight sponsorship



PBS was delighted to sponsor the White division of the RMYC Monday twilight series which occurs over 22 weeks and this year had a combined fleet of 90 yachts. The sailing division of RMYC is very active and the club facilities excellent, so we have raced there over many years and enjoyed the comradery. The […]

Jeanneau dominate in the Commodores Cup at Sail Port Stephens



A fleet of Jeanneau yachts is a regular feature at Sail Port Stephens with 2016 being no exception. This year the fleets sailing adventure started off with over thirty yachts enjoying a relaxing sail up the coast to Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club for the annual NSW Jeanneau Rendezvous hosted by local dealer Performance Boating Sales. […]

Jeanneau 54 impresses – full review



View the new Jeanneau 54 at the 2016 Sydney International Boatshow The first thing you notice about the new Jeanneau 54 as you walk down the dock is just how large the boat is for a 54 footer. The transom with its wide fold-down swim platform is very broad and made broader yet by hard […]

First Integrity Motor Yacht 440 Sedan on the way to Sydney:



The first Integrity Motor Yacht 440 Sedan for delivery to Sydney has just been completed at the factory and tested ready for shipment to PBS clients based on Sydney harbour. This particular example is powered by a 480hp Cummins diesel offering semi-displacement performance with remarkably low running costs, particularly at displacement speeds, and is being […]

The Quays Marina PBS Jeanneau Rendezvous Rally, & Sail Port Stephens:



For this years “The Quays Marina” Jeanneau Rendezvous Performance Boating is hosting our Jeanneau Yacht owners at the Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club on Saturday the 9th of April, with yachts sailing in company from Sydney harbour, Pittwater and Lake Macquarie. At the time of writing 27 yachts have confirmed for our annual function where owners […]

Jeanneau Sun Fast 3600 wins IRC3 at Caribbean 600 regatta:



Conor Fogarty’s Sun Fast 3600 “Bam” from Howth, Ireland won IRC division 3 at the Caribbean 600 regatta, but the story gets better. He sailed it from Dublin to the Canary Islands and joined the ARC Transatlantic rally to get there! Next he is sailing it single-handed back to the Azores before heading to the […]

New Brokerage Listings:



March has been a very busy month for the team at PBS with 14 new yacht and power brokerage listings, five of which are already under contract and two others under offer. The majority of these are yachts and cover all aspects from sports boats to cruiser/racers, family cruising and bluewater cruising. We’ve also had […]

Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 389 photo-shoot:



Performance Boating is pleased to have commissioned the first Worldwide photo-shoot of the Sun Odyssey 389 with Craig Greenhill of Saltwater images, and I think you’ll agree that the results are superb. The 389 is a development of the 379 which have proved popular here and was the Cruising World Boat of the Year in […]

Jeanneau prominent at Pittwater Sail Expo:



PBS had five Jeanneau yachts on display at the Pittwater Sail Expo, the best and only dedicated yacht show in the Country, which was held on the 5th and 6th of March. There were 29 yachts on display to suit all budgets, along with stands displaying and selling yachting goods, and all in the convivial […]