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Prevention - On a collision course

Relatively small collision claims are generally the order of the day at Pantaenius. There is often contact between yachts in particular when manoeuvring in and out of berths in marinas, but fortunately this usually only results...

 
Interview with Jackie Parry

Interview with Jackie Parry

We caught up with Jackie Parry, navigation advocate, sitting at a small desk in a building site caravan working frantically on marine navigation, in rural NSW.

 

Jackie, with her business partner Shelley Wright (founder of Women...

 

We are moving

We`re off! Yes. We would love to be casting off our lines, and embarking on a grand world voyage like a lot of you. However, our jaunt from July 9, 2018, is just a little trip up the road from The Spit in Mosman, to Warriewood on...

 
WWS

Which rock to turn over at the WWSA 2018 Gathering?

Funnily enough, unless you have been living under the proverbial rock itself, you’ll know that the Women Who Sail group (WWS) is a universal, and global success. So to make it even more important for you to attend this year’s...

 
Rigging Safety

RIGGING SAFETY

A broken mast… undoubtedly one of the worst fears of any sailor. Over the past three years we have received multiple claims linked to failed rigging and masts. What is saddest about these stats is that the cause is generally...

 
Destruction caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Hurricane Season 2017 - Field Report

It's been just over a month since the Caribbean and parts of Florida were hit by three of the strongest hurricanes ever recorded. IRMA and MARIA caused enormous destruction. In addition to housing and infrastructure, countless...

 
Hold fast

Hold fast

You would not leave your vehicle in a car park with the windows down, the keys in the ignition, and full tank of fuel on board. Rain or vandals could damage it, let alone stolen, and then go on to cause all sorts of additional...

 
Pantaenius Newport to Coffs Coast Yacht Race

Pantaenius Newport to Coffs Coast Yacht Race - Family fun returns to the calendar!

On December 27th, for the very first time, Pantaenius Sail and Motor Yacht Insurance will be the naming rights sponsor of a major yacht race in Australia. The return of the annual Christmas time race to Coffs Harbour is awaited...

 
Sydney International Boat Show 2017

Meet us at Sydney Boat Show 2017

We are excited to be back at the show from the 3rd – 7th of August 2017 – every day from 10am – 8pm.

 
What's that smell?

What's that smell?

A Pantaenius client was sitting on board his large flying bridge cruiser in her permanent berth at the marina. He was seated outside, aft, with the cockpit door closed, for it had been a little damp overnight. There was some...

 

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