Swan's Reign Supreme in the Sydney Hobart Congratulations to Colin Buffin and his team on board Swan 62 FD 'Uxorious IV' for finishing 3rd in IRC 2 and 1st place in ORCi 2! They crossed the line in 27th. Colin Buffin said: “We have been slowly, very slowly, sailing around the world. We left the UK in October 2011.” During their travels, Buffin and crew have contested the Cowes Dinard and Rolex Fastnet races, the 2011 Swan Europeans and then sailed across the Atlantic for the 2012 Caribbean 600. Our congratulations also to Swan 65 'Kings’ Legend' finishing sixth in IRC 3 and to Swan 65 'UGG Australia'. Swan 65's have an impressive pedigree. Swan 65 Hull #1 of 40 was built in 1972 for [...]
The latest from Brendan: This has to be the best news for the “Racer – Cruiser” genre. For the past few years it’s been a constant juggle with the older TP’s, no new exciting boats and adapting whatever comes available for a second life. Often with a dismal chance of resale. Nothing at all wrong with that, but Nautor Swan have an offer which puts the owner straight at the top of performance, with a true production boat. It has the aesthetics, the pedigree and the charisma to make it a real success. I made a close inspection of the boat at Swan central at Kokola, Finland in December, here is why I think it will be worth looking more closely; Design: Juan K – Absolute leader [...]
Yet another handover for a Vicsail delivered motor cat. This one is destined to join Whitsunday's leading charter company Cumberland Yacht Charter: http://www.ccy.com.au/ To be called "Whitsunday Dreaming", she will be adorned with distinctive decoration from local indigenous artists in the Whitsunday region.
A very exciting morning! The arrival of the CNB 76 "Charlotte" to Sydney. After a season in the Med, she is ready for a cruise to Tasmania. Keep an eye out for more news on this stunning yacht in Australia... You might also like to check out this video from CNB headling the CNB 76... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QiIsZmXA_u4 For more information on the CNB 76 contact Marcus Ashley-Jones or Brendan Hunt on +61 2 9327 5131 or 1300 VICSAIL.