A Third Hallberg-Rassy for the Duer Family

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Spokane, Washington based sailors Dave and Rae Ann Duer are loyal to the Hallberg-Rassy brand. They purchased a new HR 34 from Pete McGonagle in 1999 and had it shipped to Singapore where Dave was working. They sailed this boat in SE Asia and then shipped it to the USA and sold it soon after […]


Why Swiftsure Yachts in the New Year?

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In 2021 Swiftsure Yachts helped find new homes for nearly 100 boats! The Swiftsure Yachts crew would like to thank all of the clients we worked with in the past year — you’re truly the ones that make this happen. Now more than ever before, we’re finding that our team approach, collective expertise and quality […]


Blue Water Seminars are Back!

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The Grand Large Yachting group (parent company of Allures Yachting and Garcia Yachts) has launched the 2021 edition of its “Blue Water Sailing Webinars”, in association with the English magazine Yachting World. For the return of this digital meeting place for blue water sailing enthusiasts, a total of 6 free sessions (exclusively in English) are […]

New Yachts

New Allures 51.9 Takes Maiden Voyage

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Last month, Allures Yachting’s new 51.9 took to the water for the first time. Sailing off of Cherbourg, France in a fresh breeze, she sailed well on all points and came into her own with the furling Code Zero flown off the bowsprit. The 51.9 is the culmination of 15 years of development that began with […]