Brendan Hunt brings the Cannes Yachting Festival to Vicsail

Cannes Yachting Festival made a big message to the world – “ Interest in Boats has never been Bigger”. The major highlight of the world Boat Show circuit is Cannes Yachting Festival. It is a fantastic venue and spread over two large Port areas. The Vieux Port (Old Port) was thrown over to the largest […]

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Ashanti 2 Crosses Bass Strait

We invite you to come on a journey with Matt Cumming of Vicsail and Lucy the new owner of her Vicem 44 Sports “Ashanti 2” as they depart from Shellharbour in NSW crossing Bass Strait before reaching their destination of Hobart in Tasmania in March earlier this year. The boat performed beautifully throughout the delivery […]

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David heads to Nautor’s Finland factory

This week I travelled up to Northern Finland, the home of Nautor’s Swan and the location of their manufacturing and launching facility known as the BTC (Boatbuilding technology centre). It is always a great experience to come to Pietarsaari, not only to catch up with great working friends at Nautor’s, but to see first-hand this […]

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MC38 Assassin is now Black Jack!

Sale of MC38 “Assassin” Owning a McConaghy yacht is like becoming a part of a community. The Strong Owners association manage the class and run their own one design class regattas. The boats are fantastic to sail and the racing is very close. Follow the action on the class Facebook Page and regattas are hosted all […]

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Cruising… no sails, just motors!

The versatile world of Motor Boats There are some of us who will never get enough of just “being” with boats. And in recent times , we note a tendency for those of us who are smitten with life on the water, to either flip occasionally between power and sail or, in fact, if the […]

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Moody 41 “Mystic II” – Happy clients

Selling the Moody 41 “Mystic II” in the midst of Covid 19 There is no better feeling for a yacht broker than to see both the vendor and the buyer happy with the sale process and the result. This was the outcome for the sale of Moody 41 Classic “Mystic II”. There were many contributing […]

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A point of view from the cruising yachts wizard

Our CEO, Brendan Hunt, shares some thoughts on Swan cruising yachts It is interesting to reflect upon the evolution of serious cruising yacht design over the years. And this is a discussion which can go on over many hours in the midst of a group of sailors. I would say, that after many years of […]

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Sailing the Badlands near the Borders

A tale of two saltwater cowboys and a job that must be done!! The life of any good yacht broker is certainly not mundane. Selling the Mystic II, a beautiful Moody 41 Classic, was just the easy part. The escalation of the Covid 19 and an imminent closing of the borders to Queensland. There was […]

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