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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’ [...]

PBS SPONSORED RMYC TWILIGHT SERIES:



As in previous years PBS was again a division sponsor of the RMYC Broken Bay summer Monday twilight series, sponsoring the Blue Division. Interesting to note that in the White division 7 of the 22 entries were PBS clients including winner Ray Steggie and Rob Burgess on the Elloitt 34 “Kick”. The results for Blue [...]

Ladies Course – yacht handing under motor & sail:



Our handover of yachts has a component where we show the girls how to handle & berth the yacht so that they feel comfortable to assist or actually take control.This has been well received by all & takes a lot of concern & anxiety out of this procedure, which in turn leads to a much [...]

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 [...]

BoatCrewGear.com support Jeanneau Rendezvous – discount to PBS customers



Boatcrewgear.com founder Andrew Hawkins is a proud Jeanneau owner and was a prominent sponsor of our annual Rendezvous rally through this online business and through his work as the director of Mainsheet Media who manage the Australian Jeanneau network PR. He is generously offering PBS clients and Jeanneau owners a 15% discount on any product [...]

Sirocco Marine inflatable boat solutions:



Sirocco Marine Pittwater are distributors of the wide range of Sirocco inflatables and the up-market Brig RIBs and generously made available to PBS both a 6.8m and 7.3m for our Rendezvous rally and they proved to be superb. As a co-promotion Sirocco Marine Pittwater are offering Jeanneau owners a 10% discount on any Sirocco inflatable [...]

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 [...]

Jeanneau 64 progress:



The first example of the new flagship Jeanneau 64 is due for launch at Les Sables d’Olonne on the West coast of France in late April after which it will undergo sea-trials. In late May it will be delivered to the South of France from where client sea-trials will be available in Marseilles through late [...]