Archive | January, 2015

2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race Update


Photo Credit: Francisco Vignate Time for a Volvo Ocean Race update here at the YOTI blog. The boats still in the race (more on that later) are transiting the Singapore strait as I write this, having travelled slowly down the Malacca strait. Both stretches of water are incredibly congested and the later has the added […]

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Reliable and Enthusiastic


John Cowpe sold me my current yacht 7 years ago and I found him a reliable enthusiastic individual who was a pleasure to deal with. I continue to see him on the water and when I come to upgrade my vessel he will be certainly one of the first people I will be approaching. – […]

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The Best Around


I have owned two of my own yachts, one of which YOTI sold for me. I currently provide professional yacht delivery services around Australia and overseas. I have found John Cowpe to be one of the most honest and genuine yacht brokers in Australia, the level of professionalism I have found when dealing with John […]

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Sydney 38 – Livewire – December 2014


Having started her life in Melbourne and continuing her career at the CYCA, “LiveWire” is now heading further North to Brisbane’s RQYS to be raced by a prominent racing member. It will be good to see her at the pointy end of the fleet again soon….no pressure Craig!

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Bavaria 55 – Limitless – December 2014


Lying in her new home in Careel Bay, “Limitless” a Bavaria 55 is in good hands with her new local owner. Planning to do some short coastal cruising, but mainly nosing around Pittwater and Cowan Creek, Peter and his family are sure to enjoy is new well specified yacht.

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Warwick 53 – Manly Ferry – December 2014


As one of Australia’s most famous cruising yachts, “Manly Ferry” has a new group of custodians. Back in Pittwater lying at RPAYC, the new group of owners have plans for many a lazy day with the odd splash of twilight mixed in for good luck.

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Grand Soleil 38 – Azzura – November 2014


“Azzura” the beautiful Grand Soleil 38 was purchased just before Christmas by a Central Coast couple who will continue her life at MHYC at The Spit. Their plan for the future is a relaxed combination of cruising and racing in and around Middle Harbour.

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Post 2014 Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race


So this year marked the 70th edition of the Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race (The Race). Another amazing race where the conditions as always not only tested boat and crew but created opportunities for a large range of boats to take out overall honours. One of the many reasons we love the sport, from […]

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