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Whitsunday.com - Sailing - Overnight Sailing Trips/Private Charters
Sail yourself, join a crew, learn to sail or relax and be pampered . . .
5 Nights Bareboat
max 4 people $2400
3 Day / 2 Night
Ileola $395
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Below is but a small sample of the boats on offer ...
Comfort & Economy Sports & Ex-racers Style & Tradition Multi-hull
 
 
Choose from the selection of Bareboat Sailing Yachts below ...
 
Avatar

Spend 2 awesome days and 2 amazing nights on board the fastest overnight charter boat in the Whitsundays: This 67ft trimaran Avatar. Avatar is not only built for exhilarating speeds but also spacious and comfortable with plenty of deck space to spread out on. And her unique design means she doesn’t lean over, so going for a sail doesn’t mean you’re trapped on the rail. Avatar is the only Trimaran available for charter in the Whitsundays so if you’re after something different, come experience the incredible speed of Avatar as you snorkel and sail the World Heritage Listed Whitsunday Islands.

Departs

Tues/Thurs/Sat 11.30am

Max. Passengers

22

Returns

Thurs/Sat/Mon 9.30am

No. Crew

4

Where:

Abel Point

Cabins

Doubles & singles


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$475
*optional full-length protective lycra suit hire $20.
Mandrake

Sail and snorkel the World Heritage Listed Whitsunday Islands on board OzSail’s 50ft Ocean Racer, Mandrake. Originally used as a sparring partner for Alan Bond's America's Cup winner Australia II, Mandrake was sailed by some of Australia's most talented yachtsmen. Now you can follow in their footsteps, as you take the helm or hang out on the rail as you sail from one beautiful destination to another.

Departs

Tue/Thu/Sat 3.00pm

Max. Passengers

15

Returns

Thu/Sat/Mon 1pm

No. Crew

3

Where:

Abel Point

Cabins

Doubles & singles


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$365
*optional full-length protective lycra suit hire $20.
Spank Me

Built in 1989 by Alan Bond, Spank Me was originally named “Drumbeat” and won the 1990 Sydney to Hobart Race before relocating overseas to compete for the next decade as “Congere” and then “Spank Me BT”. She returned home to Australia in 2004 and now takes 26 guests on 3 day/3 night adventures exploring the World Heritage Listed Whitsunday Islands, visiting Whitehaven Beach and snorkeling or diving the Great Barrier Reef. For those who want to get involved in the sailing, our experienced crew will need the help of enthusiastic passengers to get on the grinder and pull up the main sail, otherwise you can relax on the spacious deck and enjoy the view.

Departs

Wed/Sun 1.00pm

Max. Passengers

21

Returns

Fri / Tues 11am

No. Crew

4

Where:

Abel Point

Cabins

Doubles & singles


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$330
*optional full-length protective lycra suit hire $20.
Frieght Train

Experience 2 super fast days and 2 thrilling nights on OzSail’s 60ft Pocket Maxi Freight Train. Although this former Sydney-Hobart winner (1983 maxi division) is now retired from ocean racing, you can still go for the ride of your life as you take control, ride the rails and trim the sails as you sail from one unbelievably gorgeous destination to another throughout the World Heritage Listed Whitsunday Islands. Freight Train also offers guests the chance to explore the underwater world of the Whitsunday’s with a Scuba Dive. Our professional instructor will take you to secluded coves teeming with colourful corals and inquisitive tropical fish. You won’t be disappointed!

Departs

Tues / Sat 9.30am

Max. Passengers

18

Returns

Thur / Mon 4pm

No. Crew

3

Where:

Abel Point

Cabins

Doubles & singles


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*optional full-length protective lycra suit hire $20.
British Defender

British Defender is a high tech Whitbread Around The World Racing Maxi that was raced by the British Armed Services during the 1989/90 Around the World Race. It is an 83ft Maxi Yacht with a Sloop design. Built of Carbon Fibre, features include a huge 115ft mast, race grinding winch towers and over 6ft of headroom below deck. Since this maxi was converted into a Whitsunday Charter Maxi yacht in 2001, she runs a 3-day/2night trip departing Thursdays and Mondays. Taking up to 26 guests, this trip is suited to people who want a Maxi-racing adventure cruise!

Length of Vessel

83'

Departs

Tues / Thur / Mon 2pm

Length of Trip

2 day 2 night

Returns

Thur / Sat / Mon

Diving

Rendezvous

Private Cabins

share only


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$445
 
Condor

Condor is perhaps the most famous Maxi yacht in history, having won every major ocean race in the world twice! Condor is the only yacht to have achieved this distinction. Condor is 81ft in length, was designed by Ron Holland and built in Penryn, Cornwall in the United Kingdom. Departing Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, Condor takes up to 26 passengers on an awesome 2-day/2-night adventure.

Length of Vessel

81'

Departs

Tues / Thur / Sun @ 2pm

Length of Trip

2 day 2 night

Returns

Thur / Sat / Tues @ 4pm

Diving

Rendezvous

Private Cabins

share only


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$445
Broomstick

Broomstick was built in South Africa to win the Cape Town to Rio Yacht Race. From there she went on to compete in many of the world�s most famous blue water events including the Sydney to Hobart. As a true Maxi, she is big, comfortable and very fast. She finished racing in 2000 and was converted to charter in 2001 � but beware!! Her racing spirit still remains!! This 2-day/3-night Maxi adventure is surveyed to take its guests to the Outer Great Barrier Reef (weather permitting) as well as the Whitsunday islands. Taking up to 19 passengers, Broomstick will speed her passengers from one great destination to the next.

Length of Vessel

76'

Departs

Wed / Sat @ 3pm

Length of Trip

2 day 2 night

Returns

Sat / Tues @ 1pm

Diving

onboard

Private Cabins

share only


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$445
Hammer

Hammer is a 75ft Maxi yacht that is indeed a true Australian yachting legend. Hammer was designed by Kel Steinman and owned and campaigned by Arthur Bloore. Throughout her racing career Hammer competed in many blue water events and was best known for her five consecutive placings in the world famous Sydney to Hobart, including line honours in the 50th Anniversary of the event. Hammer�s paint job certainly makes her the �wild child� of the Maxi fleet. Departing on Mondays and Fridays and taking up to 19 passengers, Hammer will take you for a 3-day/2-night Maxi adventure.

Length of Vessel

75'

Departs

Even Days @8:30am

Length of Trip

2 day 1 night

Returns

Odd Days @4:00pm

Diving

Rendezvous

Private Cabins

share doubles & singles


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$369
Apollo maxi

The Maxi adventure allows you the opportunity to participate, take the wheel, hoist the sails and grind the winches on some of the most famous yachts in racing history, whilst visiting the very best destinations the Whitsundays has to offer. You will be taken on an unforgettable sailing adventure where you can participate in sailing, snorkel over coral reefs, swim, bushwalk and visit the icons of the Whitsundays such as Whitehaven Beach. Maxi yachts encourage socialising and lots of action and are geared towards guests seeking an exciting and truly unique collection of experiences. Apollo is perfect for 18-35's who are after the thrill of Maxi action but are on a tight schedule. All meals, accommodation, bed linen and snorkelling equipment are included in the cost of the cruise

Length of Vessel

67'

Departs

Mon / Fri @ 8am

Length of Trip

3 day 2 night

Returns

Wed / Sun @ 3.30pm

Diving

Rendezvous

Private Cabins

8 Double Berths and 11 Single Berths


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Boomerang


Raced under the name �Ondine VII� and achieved great success including 1st place in the World Maxi Series Race, plus races in the USA, Japan and New Zealand. Boomerang, designed by Frers and built in Italy is a sloop design, 83ft in length and 20ft wide. In November 2001, Boomerang had a new interior fitted specifically for Whitsunday Sailing Tours. One of the many features includes headroom higher than 6ft. This maxi yacht departs Wednesdays and Sundays for a 3-day/2-night sail and carries up to 28 passengers.

Length of Vessel

83'

Departs

Wed Fri & Sun @ 2pm

Length of Trip

2 day 2 night

Returns

Fri Sun & Tues @12noon

Diving

Rendezvous

Private Cabins

share doubles & singles


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$445
Siska

Siska is an 80ft Ocean Maxi that has won races all over the world including Australia, England, Fiji, Hawaii, Hong Kong, New Zealand and South Africa! With this great history of speed and power, Siska will power its guests around the Whitsundays on a Maxi adventure, sometimes racing other boats between destinations. This big red boat takes up to 22 guests on a 3-day/2-night awesome adventure. Departing Tuesday and Saturday mornings, this trip is great for those wishing to experience the thrill of Maxi sailing.

Length of Vessel

80'

Departs

Odd days of month @ 8:30am

Length of Trip

2 day 1 night

Returns

Even days of month @ 4pm

Diving

Rendezvous

Private Cabins

share only


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$339
 
Comfort & Economy Sports & Ex-racers Style & Tradition Multi-hull
It is important to note that all sailing charters are subject to Marine and National Park entry fees, Government taxes and Administration Fees.
*Prices are an indication per guest based on share and current at time of publication
 
     
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