Billed as the “World’s Biggest Offshore Race”, the Fastnet Race is an infamously grueling test of sailors’ seamanship and racing skills and the mettle of the yachts they race on. Considered to be a “bucket list event” by many avid racers, we’re excited to have Swiftsure’s own Brad Baker set to participate in this year’s […]
Neither rain nor snow nor sleet nor hail……. can keep Swiftsure Yachts from doing a sea trial. Flyer, our 2008 Outbound 46 listing, was sea trialed on Tuesday, January 14 with Pete McGonagle and Bay Area buyers, with the survey set for the following day. For some reason, no other boats were out sailing on […]
Swifture Yachts’ clients sure are living it up in Southeast Alaska this summer! We’ve received numerous emails with amazing images of gorgeous anchorages and stunning glaciers from “The Last Frontier”. By all accounts, it has been a particularly good weather year throughout Alaska and our customers are certainly taking advantage, or as they say, “Living […]
It’s alway fun to look back on some of the deliveries we’ve done with our clients. This particular one was aboard the Stevens 47 Totem in 2007: As the wheels of our Alaska Airlines jet touched the tarmac at Oakland International airport, I looked out the window to see overcast skies, a gray contrast to […]
Swiftsure Partner Ryan Helling details his delivery aboard the Garcia Exploration 45 AVENTURA IV from St. John’s, Newfoundland to Newport, Rhode Island in 2014.