Archive | July, 2015

Another Great Sailing Story


  Here at YOTI, the only thing we love more than sailing are the stories of the people behind it. A great little story recently was a result of one of our vendors seeking to get out in the big blue and log up some more sea miles. Mike has a very neat Bavaria 30 […]

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Sparkman and Stephens in YOTI’s Care


S&S 39 Mark Twain’s Cockpit showing the beautiful teak work. YOTI is currently in the unique position of having not one but two famous Sparkman and Stephens designed yachts in their care. Ironically, ‘Mark Twain’ made its name in Sydney but is listed out of our Melbourne office and ‘Tina of Melbourne’ is currently listed […]

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Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race 2015


The much anticipated start of the East Coast (or let’s get out of the cold and head north) campaign kicks of this Saturday at 1300hrs with 2015 the Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race. A fleet of over 60 boats have entered in what will be the 30th running of this event. Current forecasts […]

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Monash University Research at Royal Brighton Yacht Club


Whilst wandering the marina here at RBYC, I have often seen the industrious students of Monash University staring into their microscopes on the dock. They are in the middle of a research project studying the wildlife in the marina here at RBYC. The bay is undoubtedly cleaner than it once was and I have noticed […]

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Now Hiring – Yacht Sales – Pittwater


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Beneteau Oceanis 320 – Bobalong – July 2015


Having lived for the past 10 years in Middle Harbour as an important family member, Bobalong is now heading further north to Brooklyn. She will now explore the waters of Cowan Creek and Pittwater and maybe further north if her busy new owner has the time! An enjoyable process with all parties.

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Hanse 445 – Hinemoa – June 2015


The popularity of the Hanse 445 continues! When we were contacted by a young family from Manly wanting a high volume late model Hanse with a good turn of speed for the occasional twilight, the choice was obvious. Now berthed in the Harbour, she is ready for Summer and twilights from Manly and Middle Harbour.

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Bavaria 42 – Te Ara Roa – June 2015


Te Ara Roa presented a rare option in that she was being offered for sale for the very first time since launch in 2000. She is in fact the very first Bavaria 42 to have been commissioned in the country and has been very well cared for since. Tom and Jenny looked at many options […]

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Elan 434 – June 2015


After searching what must have seemed like the entire Aussie East Coast, this lovely cruising couple found the one with YOTI in the Elan 434. A speedy, high capacity and very well built passage maker, the Elan also boasted twin wheels, a bow thruster and in-mast furling – all very high on that all important […]

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Crew Loyalty


Loyalty among the crew is prized above all say many boat owners, but loyalty among crew doesn’t come without a little effort on the part of the poor old boat owner again. Even a beginning sailor has plenty of opportunity to boat hop if they’re not having fun. Here are 5 simple ways to keep […]

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