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NEW Sun Odyssey 440

NEW Jeanneau Models for 2018

Posted Thursday, 20 July 2017

Boat Sales Tasmania is proud to announce 3 new Jeanneau sailboats and 5 new Jeanneau powerboats for 2018!

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Sydney International Boat Show

Sydney International Boat Show – 3rd to 7th August 2017

Posted Saturday, 15 July 2017

Meet us at the 50th Sydney International Boat Show!

Boat Sales Tasmania is proud to be showcasing 12 boats at this year’s Sydney International Boat Show. 

See us about a special ‘Boat Show Only’ deal!

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Sinking boat

Why Boats Sink

Posted Monday, 10 July 2017

Many years ago, Queensland trawlers began sinking in record numbers. Some attributed this to the downturn in the prawning industry, and others to coincidence, but the official investigation set the record straight. After diligent detective work, they came up with the indisputable finding that all the boats sank due to the ingress of seawater.

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News - SO349

The Sun Odyssey 349 Craze Hits Tasmania!

Posted Wednesday, 31 May 2017

The Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 349 is currently the hottest selling production yacht in Australia. Dubbed 'Best Worldwide Production Sailing Yacht' in 2015, Jeanneau reports over 500 units sold globally in just over two years. 

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Under Sail

Retirement living or retirement lifestyle?

Posted Monday, 8 May 2017

Are you aiming to idle away your retirement years or make every day count? Don’t really see yourself as a grey nomad? Tasmania has some of the finest waterways in Australia, so why not explore them from the deck of your own boat? 

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Hull

Which prop - feathering, folding or fixed?

Posted Monday, 8 May 2017

There are a couple of distinct schools of thought on the best propeller for a yacht. On the one hand are sailing purists who believe propellers are only needed for getting out of marinas or motoring into port.

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News - For Sale Sign

LISTINGS WANTED

Posted Monday, 24 April 2017

Boat buyers are flooding the market in record numbers and we are seeking quality listings. If you're thinking about selling, call Boat Sales Tasmania or fill in this online form. We deliver top service and get the results.

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Boat lights

How long does it take to change a light bulb?

Posted Friday, 17 March 2017

Exorbitant bills from marine tradies? We’ve all had them and wondered how a simple job could cost so much. But how often do owners understand what is involved in work they commission? I’ve been on both sides, and I would love a dollar for every time an owner insisted ‘it’s only a five-minute job’. I often thought, if it is so easy, why don’t they just do it themselves. Take this rigging job for instance…

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What is a boat name

What’s in a Boat Name?

Posted Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Choosing a boat name can be even trickier than naming a child. Apart from the sound and meaning of the name, consider the radio transmissions you might engage in. Your call sign should be clear and unmistakeable to the listener, perhaps working through static or poor reception. Shore station operators have a propensity to guess at a familiar-sounding name, rendering even simple names into something totally different. Our Zeston 36 Amica was often called Omega by shore stations unless we spelled the name phonetically each time.

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Jeanneau SO349 French Connection

Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 349 in the Crown Series Regatta

Posted Thursday, 23 February 2017

Huon sailing legend, Jeff Sharp,  raced his new Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 349 in the Bellerive Yacht Club's Crown Series Regatta last weekend. 

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