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Category: Cruising Yacht Stories

Voyage of Te Mana

January 23, 2017
"We own a yacht... in Tahiti!!!" No words have ever been as fun to say. But if you'd said that to us over 6 months ago we would have laughed. In fact, when we did start mentioning our sailing i

Going Greek – DBY Broker Selling from the Med

June 11, 2015
Here is a little insight on the overseas sales process shared by our DBY broker Darren Parker as he briefs us on his recent sales trip to Greece. It highlights once again how small the world now is an

The Story of S/V Lisa Kay – Cruising from California to Australia

Once upon a time there was a girl, who dreamed of a life on the sea. This girl was the kind, that bought records of whales singing, imagining they were calling to her. Along came a guy, who had a visi

Lady Sailor Takes to the Sea

April 27, 2015
Scientist, teacher, Assistant Principal at an all boys school, wife and mum, Sheenagh Neill, tells DBY what’s on the horizon as a first time boat owner as she sails from Sydney to Hobart and approac

Multihull World Review of the Spirited 380 Cruising Catamaran

February 16, 2015
Multihull World's That's the Spirit! article sure makes our job easier as yacht brokers. Giving credit where it's due on the Spirited 380 cruising catamaran for sale with DBY, Multihull World gives p

Anchoring Made Simple

September 4, 2014
International cruiser Rod Waterhouse shares his views on one of the most controversial aspects of cruising... anchoring. Rod, a DBY owner and senior broker, enjoys sailing into the unknown, has cru

Confessions of a Single Senior Sailor Girl

August 23, 2014
Interviewing sailors like catamaran cruiser Jeannette Igra make our job really interesting. She has many admirable accomplishments including successful author, ironman master champion and blue water c