Archive | December, 2015

Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race – Sydney Race Village


It is so very pleasing to see the CYCA Board and its Committees have planned, organised and now delivering what should be a great improvement to the whole Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race experience – not only for those participating but also all their families, friends and yachting enthusiasts alike. The set-up of the […]

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Hanse 400 – Verve – December 2015


Searching for over 12 months with the assistance of YOTI, visiting us at the Sydney Boat Show and spending many sunny Saturday mornings whizzing around Sydney harbour and Pittwater, Carine and Jason found the right fit with the Hanse 400 Verve which is to be renamed ‘Vita’. With twin wheels and a bathing platform and […]

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Hanse 350 – Anyway – December 2015


After selling their Beneteau First 345 on the harbour, Brett and Karen wanted to step into something more comfy but still with a great turn of speed… hello Hanse 350! It doesn’t get any easier plus Brett’s planned some very serious round table discussions where he’ll argue that harbour twilights are very much back on […]

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Beneteau First 45 – Balance – December 2015


Balance the First 45 is heading to a new home. After being very strongly and successfully campaigned by both the French Beneteau Race team and then the Sydney based Balance team this limited edition carbon optimised Beneteau will be leaving the shores of Australia. Her new owner, an expat now based in Thailand, has decided […]

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Bavaria Match 42 – Union – December 2015


Union, a well-known MHYC yacht, will now be heading to Brisbane to race from RQYS as a serious inshore and offshore competitor. With her first offshore shake down sail set for early January, we wish her crew all the best and a continuation of her great results so far!

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Martzcraft 35 – No Worries – November 2015


Looking for a safe, solid and reliable cruiser for lots of weekends on board, Gino found a very good package in ‘No Worries’, a Martzcraft 35. With a new engine and a centre cockpit, 2 year old Rafael was all smiles and will be safe and sound – what an awesome introduction to sailing! For […]

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Ker 11.3 – Dump Truck – November 2015


Dump Truck the mighty “green machine” Ker 11.3 has returned to Sydney waters. After a long stint down south (Hobart) where she has been beautifully maintained and campaigned, she made another successful voyage across Bass Strait to greet her new owner. Whilst scouring the market for a sub 40 footer that will provide all round […]

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Hanse 385 – Interlude I – November 2015


Chosen by Steve for its ease of handling, performance and capacity below and on decks, the Hanse 385 Interlude I will now call Moreton Bay home. This marks the closing of the first adventure in the yachts life after being purchased new and launched in Europe by Helen and Simon who then sailed her home […]

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Beneteau First 44.7 – Sacre Bleu – November 2015


Having started her racing career in Cronulla as ‘Nessie’, ‘Sacre Bleu’ raced in a much more relaxed mode in Middle Harbour. Her third owner will bring her back to a more serious mode as he and his loyal crew push her hard on weekends as a regular campaigner at RPAYC.

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Catalina 34MKII – Solitaire – October 2015


Solitaire was the best example of a late model Catalina 34MkII we had seen. We sold the yacht earlier this year but due to a change of moving plans by the new owners, they were reluctantly looking to put the yacht back on the market. Without advertising we were able to sell the yacht to […]

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