Hanse yachts is the production yacht success story of recent times. The company was founded by racing sailor and former Admiral’s Cup winner, Michael Schmidt in the late 90’s. His passion was to build stunning looking yachts that perform well. The Hanse Group has enjoyed success beyond his wildest dreams… and here’s why…
Judel/Vrolijk design every Hanse yacht. Their designs win awards and their yachts win races. Hanse then engineer each yacht with precision. For example every keel is fixed with stainless steel bolts and the bulkheads are glassed in laminate to the deck and hull.
The self-tacking headsail is an integral part the design of every Hanse yacht from day one.
Quality steering systems are are built in Denmark by Jefa.
And the interiors are stylish and contemporary. You’ll find real wood veneer on every cupboard door and the standard microfibre upholstery is exceptional.Read More
The Hanse 315 Pocket Rocket is the perfect introduction to yachting – a neat little 31ft yacht that’s fun and easy to sail but also big on performance.
She sleeps 5 and has excellent interior headroom and exceptional natural light. The tall rig and large sail area makes her one of the top performers in her class and the first in her size to receive a CE category A. Read More
The new Hanse 455 is a distinctive and powerful performer. She has the largest and best equipped cockpit in her class.
The 455 is Hanse’s new best seller thanks to a performance rig 10% larger than the previous model and flexible layout options – a choice of 3 or 4 cabins. Top end luxuries, like super-yacht style pop-down cleats are standard on the 455. Read More
Hanse yachts are represented in Australia and New Zealand by Australia’s largest yacht importer – Team Windcraft. The company was founded by Peter Hrones in 1998, after Peter toured Europe for 24 months to find the best yachts to bring home to Australia.
Team Windcraft has grown into a hugely successful company with offices in Pittwater, Sydney, Melbourne and New Zealand.
With excellent service a founding principle of the company – you can enjoy every moment of your new yacht. When you buy a Hanse yacht you buy into the Hanse family and the incredibly experienced Team Windcraft service centres and service teams in Australia and New Zealand will take care of you and your new yacht.
Team Windcraft was founded with and continues to be guided by some very important core principles. Design passion is at the heart of everything we do. All the yachts we represent must make our hearts beat faster from the very first moment we see the design… We’re also passionate about service. Looking after our owners so they can enjoy every possible moment on board their yachts is vitally important to us and helps us to build wonderful long-term relationships!
As part of the Windcraft Group and with over 400 yachts imported into Australia and New Zealand the team at Team Windcraft delivers the highest standards of service.
Picking up a boat on the other side of the world can be an all-consuming minefield… at Team Windcraft we’ll make sure it’s the experience of a lifetime for you and your family.