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7 03, 2018

Sunreef Yachts presents the Sunreef 50 Sail Amber Limited Edition

2018-03-07T02:49:37+00:00

With the shipyard’s all-new sailing range currently achieving a spectacular success, Sunreef Yachts introduces the Sunreef Sail 50 Amber Limited Edition. A special edition of its compact luxury catamaran. This limited, key-in-hand version will only see 10 launches. The Sunreef 50 Amber Limited Edition catamarans include a carbon mast and boom. Also, a complete pack of options perfectly adapted to worldwide cruises. It has been carefully selected by Sunreef Yachts. The Amber package is based on feedback from customers from all over the world. She offers different layout options, four smart layouts to choose from. In addition, she also boasts an exclusive design incorporating hand-crafted amber elements. An all-around compact sailing yacht ideal for exclusive getaways, charter and transoceanic adventures, The Sunreef 50 boasts a superior level [...]

Sunreef Yachts presents the Sunreef 50 Sail Amber Limited Edition 2018-03-07T02:49:37+00:00
2 03, 2018

Cumberland Charter Yachts Win National Tourism Award

2018-03-02T04:18:40+00:00

Cumberland Charter Yachts celebrates another success at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards. The event happened at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre last Friday evening (February 23rd). They are the winners of silver for Unique Accommodation. They are one out of ten winners from Queensland. This represents the third accolade win for Cumberland Charter Yachts in 2017. They have won silver at the Whitsunday Tourism Awards and gold at the Queensland Tourism Awards. Being able to skipper your own boat in the best cruising area on the planet is a truly memorable experience. Therefore, Cumberland Charter Yachts proves to be one of the leaders in the bare-boating industry. Managing Director, Charlie Preen, and General Manager, Sharon McNally, celebrate alongside BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday, Abell Point Marina, [...]

Cumberland Charter Yachts Win National Tourism Award 2018-03-02T04:18:40+00:00
24 01, 2018

ClubSwan 50 European Boat of the Year 2018 winner

2018-01-24T00:40:44+00:00

At the opening evening of the 2018 Boot Düsseldorf, the jury for the “European Yacht of the Year” Award announced the winners for this year.  The European Yacht of the Year is one of the most comprehensive awards programmes for new production yachts. Twelve judges, representing all the main European nautical magazines, appraised each of the nominated yachts. The appraisal was during the autumn of 2017 for the 15th edition of the award. The ClubSwan 50 triumphs as the best Performance-Cruiser yacht. “We are very proud of this achievement! It comes soon after SAIL Magazine’s 2018 Best Boats Award in the United States.  With twenty ClubSwan 50’s in water and a complete 2018 calendar of racing (The Nation Trophy Leagues in Med, US and Asia) our [...]

ClubSwan 50 European Boat of the Year 2018 winner 2018-01-24T00:40:44+00:00
16 01, 2018

Cotton Blossom is in Australia for inspection and ready for her new owner

2018-01-16T03:29:34+00:00

Vicsail interviewed Michael Roberts, Boat Manager and Skipper for the Dubois 78 “Cotton Blossom”. He runs a fleet of boats. But considers “Cotton Blossom”, which he has managed for more than 6 years, as the flagship of his fleet. He has cruised her to Tonga, Vanuatu, Fiji, and New Zealand’s beautiful Bay of Islands. Michael’s most recent trip was to sail ‘Cotton Blossom’ from New Zealand to Australia. She will be available for inspection over the next few weeks. V: How was the sail from NZ to Australia? MR: The trip down to Sydney from Auckland was very straightforward with great weather. We had to motor for the first few days as the wind was behind us. Therefore, there wasn't enough apparent wind to get [...]

Cotton Blossom is in Australia for inspection and ready for her new owner 2018-01-16T03:29:34+00:00
4 12, 2017

Admiral’s Cup 50th Anniversary Regatta

2017-12-05T22:13:58+00:00

Brendan Hunt, CEO of Vicsail, joined owner Robert Bishop on board Salacia II crewing for the Admirals Cup Anniversary celebration. The spectacular crew of Salacia II The regatta was a roaring success and held in Sydney over the past weekend, (1st – 3rd of December).  Forty yachts, the “cream” of Ocean racers, from the 50’s through to the 80’s all racing competitively inshore and offshore. The Salacia II joined Love and War, and Ragamuffin. They are all variations on a theme of early IOR racers. It was a very competitive race between them, but Ragamuffin took the honours. S&S 48 "Ragamuffin" S&S47 "Love & War"                   “I had sailed in two [...]

Admiral’s Cup 50th Anniversary Regatta 2017-12-05T22:13:58+00:00
28 09, 2017

Vicsail present trends from Cannes Yachting Festival

2017-09-28T02:23:52+00:00

Brendan Hunt, CEO of Vicsail, attended the Cannes Yachting Festival. An important event on the yachting calendar, especially for Vicsail as three of our brands exhibiting. Nautor’s Swan’s “Swanline” For the first time, Swan exhibits a large boat at Cannes Yachting Festival.  It's the official introduction of the magnificent all-new Swan 95 “Lot 99.  The Swan 95 strengthens the Swanline range from Nautor’s Swan which begins with the magnificent Swan 115, now the 95.  In the next year, we shall see the launch of the Swan 78, the Swan 65 and there is even some teasing for a new Swan…. maybe under 50 feet, and that will be eagerly sought after. “The model on display is an owner’s boat, she is very modern, and gives [...]

Vicsail present trends from Cannes Yachting Festival 2017-09-28T02:23:52+00:00
25 09, 2017

A classically inspired Sunreef catamaran line is born

2017-09-25T05:05:53+00:00

Sunreef Yachts Unveils a New Sail Yacht Concept While working on the new Sunreef catamaran line, the shipyard’s in-house designers have been looking for ways to express the spirit of a classic sail yacht. At the same time, looking for it through modern marine architecture. As the first drawings were made, the idea became clear. An all-around sailing leisure yacht range ideal for exclusive getaways, charter and transoceanic adventures emerged. In Cannes, the shipyard lifts the veil of secrecy for a look at its all-new sail yacht on offer, before it sees the first launch in 2018. The timing seems to be just about perfect as this year. Sunreef Yachts celebrates 15 years of activity in the industry. With nearly one hundred fully-customized [...]

A classically inspired Sunreef catamaran line is born 2017-09-25T05:05:53+00:00
17 08, 2017

Vicsail races at Hamilton Island on board of CNB 76 “Charlotte”

2017-08-17T07:05:57+00:00

The meaning of this race for Vicsail Vicsail has been involved with Hamilton Island Race Week for over 20 years where we built up an amazing following of Beneteau owners. At one stage we were involved in up to 25% of the fleet representing our great commitment to Hamilton Island which we continue to this day. Since the restructure of the business, we now represent brands such as CNB and Swan staying very committed and involved with the race week. Vicsail Team at the Hamilton Island Race From our office, Brendan Hunt, CEO, and Marcus Ashley-Jones, Sales Manager are integral to the participation of the CNB 76 “Charlotte”. Ashley-Jones has a position of crew boss and Hunt assumes the role of the boat manager. And [...]

Vicsail races at Hamilton Island on board of CNB 76 “Charlotte” 2017-08-17T07:05:57+00:00
8 08, 2017

Vicsail presents Plym, a classic timber yacht

2017-09-07T01:45:47+00:00

The history behind Plym Plym was designed as a 60m², but her build stretched to a 62m² which is a rating band for the metre boats. It was built by Plym Shipyard or Norway and launched in 1945. At first, it was built for racing, and, over the years, it has been owned by some famous people such as the Nobel family of Norway, then Burke Sawyer, a very well-known sailmaker from America. She has done 3 Transatlantic, she has been a successful club and ocean racer. In recent years, Plym is set up and sailing as a luxury day boat. Sailing Plym The experience of sailing Plym is very special as she is a typical longer and narrower hull design. It is easy to go [...]

Vicsail presents Plym, a classic timber yacht 2017-09-07T01:45:47+00:00
27 07, 2017

Sailing the beautiful luxury yacht Charlotte, CNB 76

2017-11-30T01:53:49+00:00

Brendan Hunt, CEO for Vicsail, and Marcus Ashley-Jones, Sales Manager for Vicsail, had the amazing opportunity to sail the luxurious Charlotte, CNB 76, with its owner and some friends. Enjoy this experience by watching the video here. It was a final check before her appearance at the Sydney International Boat Show. The event will be held at the Darling Harbour Marine between August 3rd and 7th. Vicsail is proud to partner with CNB yacht builder to feature the 76 feet and host current clients as well as old friends. “Charlotte is Hull number 6. The factory is currently completing hull # 21. Charlotte CNB 76 epitomises the true spirit of CNB. She is set up as a luxury family cruising boat, with added advantage of [...]

Sailing the beautiful luxury yacht Charlotte, CNB 76 2017-11-30T01:53:49+00:00