Archive | November, 2011

Beneteau First 50 – White Spirit – November 2011


The Melbourne based purchaser of the First 50 came up to Sydney having previously test sailed a Beneteau 47.7 with our team. He came to look again at the 47.7’sbut also decided he would look at the First 50 – He and his wife quickly fell in love with her and the rest is history…the […]

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Beneteau 473 – D’Artangan – November 2011


The new owner of this yacht could not be happier. He has been a friend of YOTI for some time and has been using his Duncanson 35 in northern New South Wales as a base for the last few years. Now moving to more salubrious accommodation aboard the 473 complete with heating and solar panels […]

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Beneteau 57 – Mistraal – November 2011


The purchasers of this vessel had been looking at new boats to replace their current Beneteau 473 Oceanis. When they saw this 57 they decided that it would suit them well and so begun the process of securing the deal. Part of the puzzle was to sell the 473 so they asked the team here […]

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Bavaria 41 – Blueprint – October 2011


A father and son from Lake Macquarie have got together to buy “Blueprint”. She”s now based out of Marmong Point Marina on the Lake where she’ll be a regular competitor in the twilights and weekend racing scenes.

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Beneteau First 44.7 – Element – October 2011


Previously known as ‘Bad’, ‘Element’ will now be a local fixture at Palm Beach Yacht Club. This will be Rob’s seventh yacht having started out in a Thunderbird and slowly worked himself up through bigger and more powerful yachts over the years. With ‘Element’, Rod is looking forward to improving his racing skills. In his […]

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Hylas 54 – Gypsea Rover – September 2011


A Frey’s designed Hylas 54 commissioned by two highly experienced American sailors in 2004; she was sailed across the Pacific and imported into Australia before being put on the market five years ago. Her previous owner, together with his wife purchased her and sailed her up the east coast of Australia and out to the […]

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Lidgard High Performance Catamaran – Avalanche – October 2011


A Gary Lidgard designed 54′ custom built performance Cruising Catamaran. Not for the light hearted, this gorgeous composite built catamaran is capable of speeds in excess of 25 knots. Her new owners are a young business couple who plan to keep her based in Sydney for use primarily as a weekend escape for them and […]

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Ovni 435 – Wanda – October 2011


An Ovni 435 built in France from hard chine aluminium, these superb ocean going yachts don’t often bless our shores with their presence. Recognised by blue water cruising sailors for their strong build, twin headsail cutter rigs, retracting centerboards and rudder, Ovnis are highly sought after by those in the know. Two days after putting […]

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Hanse 470e – Foreign Bride – October 2011


We had been showing the prospective purchaser another (smaller) yacht on our brokerage as per his brief. He’d come down a few times to have a look and was comparing it with another similar model from another brokerage. He had come back to our office for one last look at the yacht on a mooring […]

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Dixon 60 – Sea Glass – November 2011


A Bill Dixon designed 60′ cruising yacht custom built in rolled steel by Premier Yachts in the United Kingdom and launched in 1998. The original owners spent some 10 years cruising the world before settling in Australia and putting ‘Sea Glass’ on the market. She is a unique yacht – fitted out to superyacht standard […]

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