New Sensation has been a special boat from the outset. She was ordered with custom features by author Don Dodds who wanted her to be the definitive cruising boat in the 1980s. Indeed, Bird of Time as she was called then, was a star of his book “Modern Cruising Under Sail.” She’s made it to […]
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 […]
Swiftsure Yachts has signed on for another year at the United States Sailboat Show in Annapolis, Maryland, proudly presenting a Garcia Exploration 45 from October 10-14, 2019. We will once again be featuring Pete and Tracey Goss’s GE 45, and you are invited to stop by, say hello and tour the vessel they chose and […]
Moving full speed ahead with new models, Hallberg-Rassy has recently announced the addition of the 40C. This all-new design pushes the limits of what can be had in a 40-foot center cockpit yacht — and from early renderings, there is a lot to like. When the Hallberg-Rassy 44 was introduced, it was a bold step […]
A big congratulations to Calgarians Charlie & Kathie Spence on the delivery of their new Allures 45.9 Chinook. Swiftsure team members Pete McGonagle & Kevin Bray spent launch day in Cherbourg inspecting the boat and getting her ready for sea trials. Chinook is the culmination of many years of planning for the Spence’s. She will […]
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.