Ensign Yachts, Australia’s Premier Yacht Group
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Presenting a Boat for Sale

Presenting a Boat for Sale There’s an adage that the two happiest days of boat ownership are the day you buy it and the day you sell it. If you remember they day you bought your first boat, or the time you first saw your future boat, you most likely would have seen a fair few other boats before deciding on the one you finally purchased. There would have been many decisions that contributed to your purchase, some technical, some financial and others emotional. As a brokerage, it’s our role to help our......

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Sailing Terminology - Broaching

“A sailboat broaches when she suddenly “heads up” (towards the wind) due to excessive power in the sails combined with a stalling rudder preventing the boat from “bearing away” (away from the wind). In a dingy this means an almost certain capsize, with medium sized yachts like the one shown, a capsize is possible, but good handling should prevent it. On larger yachts, with lead or concrete keels, dramatic heeling is the most one should expect (unless combined with other factors like a rolling swell or large waves). In all cases, if can be......

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