Adventures

A sea trial with snow on deck? You bet!

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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 […]

Brokerage Yachts

Talking Trends with John Neal

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Swiftsure Yachts has a longstanding relationship with John Neal and Amanda Swan and Mahina Expeditions. Their seminars and sage advice to cruisers have launched many an epic cruise. In anticipation of the upcoming Seattle Boat Show John Neal does a little Q and A with our own Pete McGonagle about trends in the current cruising […]

New Yachts

Video | Discover the Allures 40.9

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From the design and build of the aluminum hull to its first sailing, Allures Yachting shares with you the beginning of a long history. The new Allures 40.9 is made to safely and comfortably crisscross the oceans of the world on a quest for blue water and beautiful landfalls. In the video below, Allures opens […]

Boat Shows

Rendezvousing with Bob Perry

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Swiftsure Yachts has a very strong connection to Bob Perry. Many Swiftsure brokers have owned Perry designs and put a lot of happy miles on them. Brad and PJ Baker owned the 48-foot Capaz and cruised her around the Pacific with their two boys. Pete McGonagle owned the 51-foot custom Perry sloop Charlotte and cruised […]

Brokerage Yachts

Featured Listing | Exploration 45 Arctic Monkey

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When blue water legend Jimmy Cornell set out to create his ideal cruising boat for the Northwest Passage, the hallmarks of the new design were a strong yet performance oriented hull that could be easily sailed, lived-aboard and maintained by a full or short-handed crew. Collaborating with renowned French boatbuilders, Garcia Yachts, the aluminum Exploration […]