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 Charter Rates for a luxury skippered yacht charter for up to 7 people plus skipper on a Catalina 32 sailboat.  Sailing is the perfect way for romantic couples or small private groups to tour Sydney Harbour and makes the perfect background for a marriage proposal.


Skippered Yacht Charter Rates on "Topcat" Catalina 32
($95 discount for couples all year)

1 Sep 2014 - 30 Apr 2014*:

4hrs skippered yacht charter (half day) $695

5hrs skippered yacht charter

6hrs (full day) skippered yacht charter $895
*$55 surcharge in December & January

Max passengers

7 + skipper

1 May 2013 - 31 August 2014

4hrs skippered yacht charter (half day) $650
5hrs skippered yacht charter $750
6hrs (full day) skippered yacht charter $850 (or 8 plus skipper if you can sail
or don't mind just motoring)

Rates include skipper.  tea, coffee and biscuits are complimentary.  prices subject to change without notice.  There is a surcharge for Australia Day:-
Australia Day - $1100 10am - 4pm

Daylight Saving:
  Half day yacht charters during Daylight Saving are generally from 9am - 1pm or 1.30pm - 5.30pm (i.e. they cannot cross the middle of the day).  Charters can commence at any time from 8am.  Full day charters are usually 10am - 4pm but this is flexible.

Twilight Sailing:  Early evening charters to 7.30pm are available on Thursdays during Daylight Saving.

Outside Daylight Saving:
Half day charters can cross the middle of the day.  Full day charters are usually 10am - 4pm.  Charters should finish by 4pm to fit in with Clontarf Marina's tender service.  If the charter finishes after this time, we have to row ashore.

Daylight Saving Starts: First Sunday in October
Daylight Saving Ends: Last Sunday in March

4 hour yacht charter -Time to sail to the Opera House & Sydney Harbour Bridge but not enough time to stop for lunch.  Bring pre-prepared sandwiches or rolls to eat while sailing or sandwiches can be provided.

5 hour yacht charter - Time to sail around the harbour and moor briefly for lunch.

6 hour yacht charter  - Time to sail around Sydney Harbour to the Opera House and Harbour Bridge AND anchor for a leisurely lunch and swim.

Not sure how long you want to sail for? 
Book a half day and pay $100 per additional hour on the day.

For bigger groups of 9 - 50 people, see Larger Yachts

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Yacht Charters Sydney & Sailing Lessons on Catalina 32 depart from Clontarf Marina.  (between the Spit Bridge and Manly) ,
Larger yachts depart from various CBD plocations.