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Jeanneau Factory Tour Report:



Whilst across in Cannes for the boat show in September I took the opportunity to visit some of the Jeanneau yacht production facilities located near Nantes in the Upper Brittany region. Jeanneau operate 4 separate production facilities for the yacht range all within approximately 90 mins drive south and east of Nantes. Jeanneau Facility Yacht […]

Jeanneau Sun Fast News:



Jeanneau Sun Fast yachts continue to win major events Worldwide and here in Australia we have an active group of enthusiastic owners. In fact this coming Christmas the SF3600 “Mister Lucky’ owned by Mark Hipgrave from RQYS is doing the Sydney-Hobart. He has already done considerable offshore miles on this yacht having raced it single-handed […]

Brokerage Listings Wanted:



Although we have new listings under way we are still at historic lows in terms of boats for sale, so if you know of anyone that is considering selling their vessel, power or sail, we would appreciate a referral. We are currently in the process of listing a remarkable and relatively rare centre-cockpit Jeanneau Sun […]

Jeanneau Specials October 2017:



With very busy order books there are not many yachts available for short-term availability from Jeanneau, but here are four yachts that can be delivered ex-factory before the end of the year. PBS are offer special deals on these four yachts: Sun Odyssey 419: 3-cabin single head finished in oak with bow-thruster. Sun Odyssey 519: […]

NSW Jeanneau Rendezvous 2018:



Mark your diaries Jeanneau yacht owners in NSW! This year we plan to have our Rendezvous earlier on February the 24th on Sydney harbour. Details are still being finalised, but the plan at this stage is for the fleet to enter Darling Harbour in late afternoon after a day of sailing on the harbour, overnighting […]

Performance Boating – basics of sail trim:



Many people often comment to us how we seem to be very focused on the performance and handling of our yachts here in NSW, and they are correct for a number of reasons. Firstly, we largely sail in enclosed waters where conditions are very gusty, so having your yacht round up can at least be […]

New Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 319:



The new baby of the Sun Odyssey range is the recently announced 319 with a starting price in Australia of $168,875 taxes paid and commissioned. This new compact and comfortable cruising yacht has category A offshore certification and features a prominent hull chine and twin rudders just like the hugely successful 349. The cockpit is […]

Jeanneau 60th anniversary:



With this being the 60th anniversary of Jeanneau the company has just released a detailed e-brochure outlining the company’s history which is fascinating. 60 years in boat building is a remarkable legacy and the good news is that the company is in great shape, with strong order books and a host of new models coming […]

New Jeanneau NC33:



One of the latest releases from Jeanneau is the NC33, a compact yet versatile family cruiser with performance and style. A remarkable amount has been packed into this design with two spacious cabins, a wide and secure recessed walk-forward, which combined with the helm door and side access gate make this an extremely safe and […]

Jeanneau at the Cannes Yachting Festival



Jay McEvoy provides an overview from his recent trip to France to represent Performance Boating at Cannes: I had the honour and pleasure of attending the 2017 Cannes Yachting Festival on behalf of the Performance Boating team from 12th to the 17th September. The Cannes show is the lead-off event in the annual circuit of […]