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New single-handed Fastnet race to be dominated by Jeanneau Sun Fast yachts



The inaugural SORC solo ‘Round the Rock’ race which starts on July 2nd now has 45 confirmed entries from 5 Countries and will have seven Jeanneau Sun Fast 3600’s and six Sun Fast 3200’s racing. The race is designed by solo sailors for Corinthian sailors who want to test their skills and endurance in a […]

Jeanneau 54 launch at the Sydney International Boat Show



With only two weeks now to the arrival of the first example of the new Jeanneau 54 to Australia we simply can’t wait to see this amazing and innovative new design in the flesh, and better still to sail it with an even keener owner. The yacht will be on display at the Sydney International […]

Jeanneau International Dealer Meeting



PBS director Lee Condell (pictured with Jeanneau President Jean-Paul Chapeleau) will travel to the Jeanneau International Dealer Meeting in France early next month, representing the Australian dealer network. The dealer meeting will announce all that is new for the 2017 model year, and is also an opportunity to liaise with other Jeanneau dealers from around […]

Jeanneau owners off on adventures



Our Jeanneau yacht owners continue to have terrific adventures on their yachts, with many cruising the entire East coast and beyond. In fact we’ve had owners sail their own yachts out here from France, do circumnavigations of Australia, trips to Fiji, Vanuatu, around PNG, New Zealand and much more. Just last month we had three […]

First Integrity 440 Sedan delivered to Sydney owner



The 5th Integrity 440 Sedan and the first to Sydney has just been handed over to an ecstatic owner and here is what he has to say about their new vessel: “I have owned boats since I was 17 years old. Apart from doing a lot of yacht racing, I have spent many weekends rafted […]

Jeanneau 54 due for the Sydney International Show



PBS will have the first example of the new Jeanneau 54, smaller sibling to last year’s flagship Jeanneau 64, on display at this year’s Sydney International Boat Show at the end of July. The yacht has just been completed at the factory and is due to be shipped shortly, so is eagerly awaited. Jeanneau being […]

Sanctuary Cove Show 2016



PBS attended both the Jeanneau yacht stand and the Integrity Motor Yacht stand at the Sanctuary Cove Show which ran from the 19th to the 22nd of May. The Sun Odyssey 349 made its debut in Queensland with a brand new hydraulic swing-keel version on display which got a lot of attention. Having full offshore […]

Jeanneau Cup 3



ANZAC Day Monday the 25th of April saw the Jeanneau fleet gather at Middle Harbour Yacht Club for the final in our three race series on Sydney harbour where we join in their existing race events and have our results and prizes within the fleet. Another fine day with the light breezes that all three […]

The importance of a good antifouling job



Here at PBS we oversee the survey of dozens of yachts and power boats every year and we are constantly disappointed by the poor antifouling jobs that are being done. In many cases at a significant cost to the owner at the point of sale. There are a number of factors involved, firstly the timing […]

Sun Odyssey 349 test sail day on Saturday June 25th



Simultaneously on Sydney harbour and Pittwater, PBS will be hosting an open afternoon on Saturday the 25th of June for anyone interested in test sailing the biggest selling production yacht in the World right now, the Sun Odyssey 349. The SO349 has been the biggest selling yacht in Australia in the last year, as it […]