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The European Handover Checks & Special Equipment

  Fil, El and Aiden have begun their round the world adventure on new Hanse 455, ‘Tranquilo’.  However, before they set off they shared an insight into the handover process with Windcraft representative Tom Barker in Episode Three of their video series. They also took Tranquilo for her first test sail and tested the energy generator.   How do …

Buying a Yacht to Charter is All About Seizing the Moment

  Winter in the Whitsundays, Summer in Sydney…sounds like a dream doesn’t it? But for Hanse 415 owner, Ross Smith he’s living that dream and sooner than he thought. He believes it’s all about seizing the moment…   And it all started unexpectedly while he was out to dinner in Darling Harbour…   We caught …

From Pittwater to the Med

  Ever dreamt of cruising around the Greek islands on a brand new yacht but worried about the cost?   How about if that new yacht is only a sixth of the price?   Well… with Yacht Share Mediterranean you can cruise the Med for a fraction of the price and that’s just what Peter and his …

Around the World on a Hanse 445

Sailing over 17,000 miles in 21 months with a non-sailing wife (who also preferred not to swim!!)  didn’t deter John Colebourne  from chasing a dream and wanting to tick a few things off the bucket list.   Luckily, wife Shelly was up for the adventure and after 9 months of meticulous planning they picked up their …

Hanse 445 Owners Live the Dream

They say you regret the things you don’t do… but is this Lunacy? Lunacy is the name of Mat and Ally Shepherd’s new Hanse 445.   Why? Well is it crazy to sell your house, buy a yacht and plan a 6 month trip up the East Coast of Australia with 3 young children?   Or …

Nick Black Sails the World on a Hanse 445

Nick Black Sails the World on a Hanse 445 Ever wondered what cruising around the world on a Hanse 445 would be like?   Follow Nick on his Hanse 445 Charm Offensive as he entertains us with stories about life at sea and crossing oceans.   Check out his Gopro video!   Provisions and the …

Hanse 375 owners Living the Dream

  Deanne and Paul Koelmeyer bought a Hanse 375 in 2010. At that stage they had limited sailing experience but were determined to discover the world of blue water sailing.   We caught up with them (and Nicky their 14 year old dog) after a fantastic passage from New Zealand to Sydney.   Tell us …

Hanse 495 Owner Nick Robson talks about his New Yacht

Hanse 495 owner Nick Robson is relatively new to sailing.       Nick was a power boat owner for many years but couldn’t get the family interested. After some sailing lessons Nick saw the light and checked out new yachts for sale.   His first yacht was a Hanse 430 and with the help …