Introducing Vicsail Sydney Pty Ltd
Our History – Smooth sailing since 1983.
Vicsail Sydney Pty Ltd, launched into the Australian sailing fraternity in 1983 and has been sailing strong ever since.Vicsail Pty Ltd was first established in Geelong, Husband and wife, Brendan & Joanne Hunt founders of Vicsail.
Sold there own yacht, as one of the first brokerage listings. From these modest beginnings, the business has grown immensely over the past 25 years and is now to one of the top premier yacht brokers and new Yacht agency within Australia.
Brendan Hunt | Founder of Vicsail Pty Ltd
As founder and managing director of Vicsail, Brendan continues working at full strength in the yachting industry, With a hands on approach he continues to foster the growth of our sales team in both mono hulls and multihulls.
Jo Hunt | Director
Having overseen Vicsail’s activities since Its inception in 1983, Jo is the driving force Behind Lagoon, Vicsail and Beneteau and overseas all company strategies and finances.
Robert Sturch | Beneteau Brand Manager
Robert manages all new importations, after sales and warranty of Benteau Yachts. He has been sailing for all his life and cruised the Pacific Ocean with his family. He has also competed in years of regattas and rallies around the worlds. In 2011 he competed on the famous Paca, Benteau First 40, in the prestigious Sydney to Hobart.
Gillian Hughes | Lagoon Catamarans Brand Manager
Gillian began sailing in her late teens in Scotland and has had a passion for it since. She started with the Benteau family in the UK 1997 with Ancasta where she introduced the Lagoon Catamarans to the UK market as the Lagoon Brand Manager. She found her way down to Australia where she has since been the Sales and Marketing Manager for Azura yachts for a few years before rejoining the Beneteau family with Vicsail. As the Lagoon Brand Manager, Gilly is in charge of importation, after sales, and warranty issues of the Lagoon Catamarans.
Sue Griffiths | Accountant
In 1997 I enjoyed a two year Expat role as the Chief Accountant for a Trading Company in Vietnam. I tackled the fast expansion of the company during the 9% GDP growth of Vietnam’s economy through the most challenging times of the Asian currency crisis.
At Vicsail, I work with our clients ensuring they are up to date with information on their new boat shipping details and ensure that the finance process runs smoothly.
Cheryl Stanton | Marketing
Graduating from Macquarie Graduate School of Management in 2009 with a MBA in Marketing, I began brand consulting where I was introduce to the sailing community. I joined Vicsail on a permanent role in 2012.
…working with the sales team and brand managers, providing market communication and withstanding the honourable brands that Vicsail represent is challenging and rewarding.”
Ian Treleavan | Nautor, Swan, Sydney, Australia
Micah Lane | Vicsail Brokerage, Managing Director
Michael Coxon | Sales
For 17 years Michael was happy being a plumber, but in 2011, felt he needed a new challenge. Having always enjoyed boats and sailing, the idea of working in the boating industry was appealing, he joined the Vicsail team in 2011.
The name Coxon is synonymous with sailing. Not to be confused with his uncle of the same name, Michael started sailing Manly Junior’s at Pittwater, then 420’s and 49ers and also raced an Etchells with his father Richard and Tony Hearst, contesting world championships along the way.
“I really enjoy it; it’s a good lifestyle, it only took me a couple of months to get into the groove”