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Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 349 Share ownership:



We have ¼ and ½ share buyers for three Sun Odyssey 349’s, one being a 2-cabin proposed to be based at Woolich on the harbour, and the other two being both a two-cabin and a three-cabin to be Pittwater based at Newport. If any of these may be of interest, either self-managed or using the […]

Jeanneau Sun Fast 3600 Australian review:



The new Sun Fast 3600 is reviewed in the latest Australian Sailing and Yachting. This new design successfully orientated to both short-handed and fully-crewed racing with both twin tiller and wheel options has proved to be highly competitive at both. From the article: “Jeanneau likes to maintain its build reputation and I found nothing to […]

Sun Odyssey 349 swing keel:



The first example of the innovative swing-keel version of the new Sun Odyssey 349 is here and while there is nothing unique about the basic design of the external swing keel, the execution, especially when combined with all of the other elements of the SO349, is what really makes it stand out. Here is a […]

Performance Boating at Sail Expo – March the 21st & 22nd:



PBS will be on the water with two new Jeanneau Yachts, and also a brokerage listing at this year’s Sail Expo Boat Show at RPAYC over the weekend of March 21st & 22nd. In addition, as a member of the Australian Marine Network (AMN) we will have a brokerage stand on the hard representing brokerage […]

Integrity Motor Yachts – Choosing your adventure:



See the latest Trade-A-Boat issue #462 for an fascinating article on the second-hand purchase of an Integrity 350 Flybridge entitled “Choose your own adventure” which highlights many of the positives that these unique motor yachts offer. Described as “the ideal boat to explore Australia’s coastline in absolute comfort” the owner of this particular example had […]

Jeanneau 57 wins Bay of Islands Sailing Week:



PBS client Rob McClelland’s Sydney based Jeanneau 57 “Picasso” takes 1st place at the Bay of Islands Sailing Week, NZ earlier this month. Congratulations Rob! Rob took delivery of the first Jeanneau 57 to Australia and had it fitted with a Leisurefurl boom furling system to offer the power of a conventional main with a […]

Why an Integrity 380 Sedan?



Having been a yachtie for many years, John, recognising gradual loss of strength and agility, moved into motor cruising. John took delivery of an Integrity 38 in October and spent the last few months becoming acquainted with his new toy. Already we have explored the Middle Harbour waters, not having to worry about the Spit […]

Performance Boating 2015 Jeanneau Rendezvous:



This year’s Performance Boating Jeanneau Rendezvous is “Discover Lake Macquarie” and will take place on Saturday the 11th of April. It’s made possible by the proper dredging of the channel into the lake in excess of 2.4m which took place at the very end of last year. A sail in company will take place leaving […]

Phoenix rises from the doldrums as Australian Sydney 38 champion



Performance Boating Sydney Yachts Pittwater Regatta, February 20-22 hosted by the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club at Newport, Sydney Day after day, day after day, We stuck, nor breath nor motion; As idle as a painted ship Upon a painted ocean. There was no chance the 200 or so Sydney 38 and 36 sailors contesting […]

Slow motion Sydney Yachts regatta



Calibre – Race 3 Winner. Pic Andrea Francolini For those awake around midnight last night, a 20 knot ENE gust through Sydney’s northern suburbs raised hopes for day two of the Performance Boating Sydney Yachts Pittwater Regatta. The reality was…well like night and day; another heavy cloud and high humidity fizzer to the east of […]