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Performance Boating Sales Jeanneau Cup 2016/2017 Race 1:



A classic summer’s day greeted the participants in Race 1 of the Performance Boating Sales 2016/2017 Jeanneau Cup Series at Middle Harbour Yacht Club. This event was the 7 Islands Race, taking us from Middle Harbour all the way East to Spectacle Island off Drummoyne, so a good tactical race under the harbour bridge with […]

New Jeanneau 54 available here now:



The Jeanneau 54 continues to attract accolades from around the World, the latest from the US based ‘Sail’ magazine. Unlike many magazine reviews in this case the reviewer spent three full days getting to know the yacht in a range of conditions, which offers a much more effective review. The review is a must read […]

Jeanneau Australia Owners website and Facebook Pages:



The Jeanneau Australian Owners website is now up and running, as is the Facebook page. This has been set up for the benefit of Jeanneau owners, both sail and power as a way to see information on upcoming events, as well as sharing photos and tips. In recent years there have been Jeanneau rendezvous rallies […]

Jeanneau Design Profile – Andrew Winch:



Famed for his innovative and striking yacht interiors Andrew Winch and his design team are celebrating 30 years in the business. The Winch Design office is in Mortlake, London, which also happens to be where long-time collaborator Philippe Briand has his naval architecture base. The two have forged a relationship that has them at the […]

Jeanneau Sun Fast 3600 IRC Boat of the Year:



The Sun Fast 3600 has just been named IRC Boat of the Year by the UNCL, “Union Nationale pour la Course au Large,” which assembles a jury composed of journalists from the marine press (Couse au Large, Voiles et Voiliers, Voile Magazine, Seahorse Magazine). This award acknowledges a season of great results for the Sun […]

Jeanneau Special Offers:



Sun Fast 3200: One-off offer for an R2 Sun Fast 3200, as per the IRC winner of both Spi Quest and the Commodores Cup 2016, for only $198,000 ex sails & instruments. This version includes the carbon rig, IRC non-bulb keel and open layout cockpit. The offer is exclusive to PBS for a new yacht […]

Pets afloat – Take them or leave them behind?



However much we love our pets, there is still much to consider before taking them cruising. How long will you be gone? Will the pet miss you, or settle easily with someone else? Some animals adapt happily to life afloat, while others hate it, or are simply unsuitable due to temperament or size. Traditionally cats […]

Jeanneau Merry Fisher 795 – An Australian success story



The Jeanneau Merry Fisher is a huge seller around the World and here in Australia, offering family boating in a compact package that is low on running costs and maintenance. Clever use of space mean that this is a boat that can be used for fishing, family water sports and weekends away. There is a […]

Offshore Cruising Tips:



Having sailed many miles over my life-time across a broad spectrum of sailing, from cruising, to both fully crewed and short-handed racing, I thought I would share some simple tips that I’ve picked up over the years and some specific ones which don’t seem to be commonly recognised. Jack-lines: I don’t know where the practice […]

Jeanneau Sun Fast 3600 Available:



This Sun Fast 3600 was launched in August 2016 and has been specifically setup for double-handed offshore yacht racing, is available for sale and handover after the completion of the 2016 Melbourne to Hobart Race. With two Sun Fast 3600’s and a Sun Fast 3200 already entered in the 2018 Melbourne to Osaka Race, this […]