Practical Advice

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Exorbitant bills from marine tradies? We’ve all had them and wondered how a simple job could cost so much.

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March 31, 2017
 


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While talking with people when cruising I have noticed one thing that has the ability to cause the biggest headaches for a lot of people: electricity.

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March 20, 2017
 


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Beyond these teething pains, the Iridium Go has lived up to the hype. 
Read more at http://www.mysailing.com.au/gear/go-go-iridium-are-sat-phones-worth-it#ER7hM54ghqadrexC.99

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February 23, 2017
 


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If you sail for long enough, at some point you will have an engine failure. Instead of calling for help, a bit of preparation and – dare I say it – practice, might save the day and let you sail in.

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January 27, 2017
 


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Having good food on passage is most important in order keep energy levels up as well as morale, especially in adverse weather. But it also adds another dimension to the enjoyment of being on the ocean waves.

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May 25, 2016
 


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The smallest Sun Odyssey in the range but one of the most popular, the SO349 is already a best seller in Australia with over 20 happy owners ‘down-under’.

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May 2, 2016
 


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The Sun Odyssey range from Jeanneau has been one of the most successful in terms of sales and customer satisfaction.

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December 9, 2015
 


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Erik Stromberg, Sailboat Product Director Jeanneau said, "... The result is quite an elegant system, with room to grow its capabilities built right in. Our AST will give Jeanneau owners more of the relaxation they love about sailing, with less of the sail handling and adjustments that can sometimes intrude."

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November 24, 2015
 


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Jeanneau has been building production boats for over half a century. They are sold all over the world through over 150 dealers. The reputation is hard to beat. But it’s not just about reputation and longevity, the boat are well designed and well built.

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November 16, 2015
 


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There are many reasons for having well trimmed sails other than winning races, but unfortunately that is not always appreciated by the cruising sailor! Guy Waddilove looks at 10 ways to improve your performance and speed up passage-making.

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October 14, 2015
 


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For all those who have ever wished for a little help at the helm, Harken and Jeanneau are pleased to announce the result of a three-year collaborative effort to reimagine cruising and shorthanded sailing.

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October 6, 2015
 


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A yacht that is an absolute joy to sail and remarkably stiff with any keel option, that has a very comfortable cockpit, and an interior that has excellent use of space and is bright, warm and inviting.

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April 27, 2015
 


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It was another perfect day to be racing around Sydney Harbour on Wednesday this week with a 15 knot nor'easter giving fantastic conditions to again show off what this amazing 34 foot cruising yacht with upgraded sails can achieve when raced against known competition.

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November 27, 2014
 


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From Australian Sailing & Yachting - Feb/Mar 2014 - for the full article go to MySailing.com.au...

Alan Lucas explains what to look for and the best places to stop.

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May 29, 2014
 


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The NC range from Jeanneau has already had a lot success with the NC11 and the NC9.

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April 22, 2014