Fractional ownership or syndication can be fraught with issues however, Smart Boating, through excellent management, variety of boats and destinations, has hit the sweet spot. Call us biased however we think it is the inclusion of Integrity Motor Yachts to their fleet which has made all the difference and the good news is there are still shares available.
In the almost six years Martin Lyall and David Grice took over the New South Wales based boat syndication business, Smart Boating, they have grown the fleet from five boats to 34 including multiple Integrity’s Classic 380 and 440 Sedans.
With three alluring and strategic destinations in Clontarf in Sydney’s Middle Harbour, Bayview on Pittwater and Bobbin Head, there are plenty of options for boats and destinations. Yet perhaps the key to Martin and David’s success is their intimate understanding of cruising Sydney Harbour and Pittwater and of owning boats.
Both are local to the area and are passionate about passing on their first-hand knowledge to their clients.
“Once we have found the right boat for a new customer, it is our knowledge of the waterways where we can really add value. There is no better feeling than seeing an owner come back invigorated from a great trip with family and friends,” explained Martin.
Selecting the right motor yacht for a syndication business is very important. It needs to cover a variety of expectations and needs for comfort, interiors and accommodation as well as boat handling knowledge. Smart Boating needs vessels which are hardy, easily maintained so downtime is minimal. The boats simply have to be ready when the owners want them.
This is where the Integrity Motor Yacht range has really come into its own. The Classic 380 and 440 Sedans are attractive, luxurious and comfortable boats with plenty of internal room from their full displacement hull. They are also easily handled by a couple and built to the exacting standards set down by the Australia-based Integrity team.
“Each Integrity comes with 27 features which are unique to the brand. They cover design, production, warranty, safety, sea handling, comfort and luxury. It is what differentiates the range in the Australian and New Zealand market,” offered Lee Randall, Business Development Director.
Martin added, “We have enormous confidence in the Integrity Motor Yacht range and this is why we have invested in multiple vessels. With Integrity, we know our customers will feel confident on board and enjoy the experience no matter how many sea hours they have under their belt. The interiors are impressive, and the Integrity team offer great support.”
The 380 Sedans on offer with Smart Boating have two cabins serviced by a full ensuite with a full shower. The large saloon, galley and helm are well lit with natural light coming through the expansive windows. For the entertainers, the interior space opens up through the rear door and hopper window onto the fully-covered cockpit. It is an ideal space for hosting friends and families. The wide walkaround decks offer sure-footedness for everyone on board and easy access from the cockpit too the foredeck.
Smart Boating packages start from AUD$74,500 for a share in Ballina II, an Integrity Classic 380 Sedan, and is the perfect antidote to lockdown.
And if you don’t want to share, contact Integrity Motor Yachts and we can have a brand-new Classic 380 delivered to you in 12 months.