Jeanneau Partner’s with US Sailing

BRISTOL, R.I. (January 25th, 2019) – Jeanneau America and Beneteau America announce their continued partnership with the US Sailing Team and sponsorship of the 2019 Hempel World Cup Series Miami. The leading boat builders have been sponsors of the team since 2014 and will continue to have a strong presence in high-performance sailing as Official Partners of the US Sailing Team and as the Exclusive …

The Abacos Charter Guide: Day 4, Great Guana Cay

Saturday we got up early and sailed to Great Guana Key. The sail from Manjack to GGC took about five hours. Upon entering the cove we picked up a mooring ($20 a day, a skiff comes around 8:30 am to collect cash). After packing for the beach we loaded up in the dinghy and headed for the public dock at …

The Abacos Charter Guide: Day 3, Manjack Cay

  Friday I woke up to this view from my cabin (left). After getting ready and eating some breakfast we set sail for Manjack. The sail took about 40 minutes. It was a beautiful sunny, cloudless day. While we sailed I read about the island. We anchored in a cove with a handful of other boats. From what I could …

The Abacos Charter Guide: Day 2, Noname Key & Green Turtle Cay

Noname Key Yesterday, after a great night’s sleep we got up early and set sail from Harbour View Marina to Noname Key. The sail was quite comfortable and the view was beautiful. We passed many other cruisers on our 4 1/2 hour journey to our destination. Once we found a spot to anchor, dropped the swim platform and prepared to …

The Abacos Charter Guide: Day 1

Day 1: Marsh Harbour Yesterday I landed at the charming Leonard M. Thompson International Airport in Marsh Harbor, The Bahamas. The flight from Fort Lauderdale to Marsh Harbor only took about 40 minutes. After spending a few minutes at customs I stepped outside the airport and hopped in a taxi to Harbour View Marina. The ride took about 10 minutes …

Cruising World 2019 Boat of the Year Award

The Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 490 won Cruising World’s “Import Boat of the Year” award. “The Jeanneau was one of the best sailing yachts in this year’s contest, and is the very definition of an outstanding performance cruiser. The panelists gave the boat top marks for innovation and versatility,” said Herb McCormick, Cruising World Boat of the Year director. In addition …

NEW Jeanneau Sun Fast Just Announced!

The NEW Jeanneau Sun Fast 3300 was announced December 8 at the Paris Boat Show. It is scheduled to be launched this coming spring. To create this high-performance sailboat, which is to be sailed either fully crewed or short handed, Jeanneau enlisted not one, but two renowned naval architects:  Daniel Andrieu and Guillaume Verdier. David Andrieu, the naval architect behind …

Boat Not Pointing? Tips For Light Air

One design classes have tested tuning guides created to make your boat sail its’ best. For boats that don’t have tuning guides, follow the tips below. You may want to consider the boat you are sailing. Is it heavy, slow and have a short draft? This combination could be what is effecting your ability to point. To get more power …

Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 319 Sail Magazine BEST BOAT Winner 2019

Best Cruising Monohull Under 40ft Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 319  Good things come in small packages. Jeanneau’s new entry-level design is the Sun Odyssey 319, and she’s small but mighty. The French builder wanted to re-enter the small boat market, and the 319 joins two other models in the 30ft Sun Odyssey range. This way, Jeanneau has a boat for new …