Sydney by Sail will indulge you and your partner on Sydney Harbour on a Day & Night you will never forget
Experience style, sophistication and glamour aboard our brand new Dufour 412 luxury French cruising yacht. Explore the Harbour under sail before anchoring in a sheltered bay for a refreshing swim followed by gourmet lunch. Relax and laze on deck before your skipper will anchor you for the evening where you will stay unaccompanied for a night of music and romance under the stars. Treat your loved one to this unique and exclusive package. Share the day with family and friends as you cruise around Sydney Harbour under sail - take the helm or sit back and relax while our experienced skipper guides you through the secrets and histories of the harbour. Your family and friends can step off the yacht at a number of points around the harbour to leave you and your loved one for a night to remember.
Gourmet food and drink will be included in the package. Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast is all included and customisable, for those with dietry needs. Alcohol can be ordered through Shorty's or BYO.
During your 6 hour skippered charter, you will be able to visit many different points around Sydney Harbour. Feel free to have a preordained idea about where to anchor for lunch! Or trust our experienced skippers for the local knowledge on where to go. Check out our Charter Information page for your yachts characteristics (the Dufour 412), as well as some of the many bays you can visit within the 6 hour time frame! Here is an example run through for the Diamond BnB:
10am - Step onboard our brand new Dufour 412 with your loved one and maybe some lucky family and friends. Get your sealegs as the skipper performs a safety breif and gets the yacht off the pontoon. Motor out under the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge and past the iconic Opera House to put the sails up in calm Farm Cove.
1pm - Drop anchor for Lunch in a secluded bay. Enjoy your food and drink as you listen to music, floating and feasting. Food is included for you and your loved one, but extra will be needed for those family and friends. Swim off the yacht and use the hot water cockpit shower to rinse off afterwards. Laze in the sun while you dry or prepare the yacht for another sail into the evening.
3pm - Begin farewelling your family and friends as the skipper makes way to a number of drop off points. After the drop off, your skipper will take you to the final destination for the day - a sheltered bay close to the heart of Sydney City.
4pm - Pop open some vin rouge or blanc as the skipper Anchors you and says goodbye for the evening. Sit back and relax in the tranquility of a starry Sydney evening and begin your gourmet 3 course dinner. Choose 2 platters (Deli, Seafood or Vegetarian), and a cheese platter, side salads and dessert will be included. The night is yours!
10am - enjoy your complimentary Breakfast Baskets, coffee and orange juice as the skipper comes to pick you up to take you back to our base in Darling Harbour.
6 Hour Harbour Sail around Sydney Harbour whilst relaxing on a yacht, afternoon swim, lunch & dinner platters, retire to your cabin after an evening of music and romance.
Includes 6 Hour Harbour Sail
Departure time approximately 10am (earlier during winter)
Return at 10am the next day.
All year round!
Departing from Sydney by Sails headquarters across from National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour
You'll be aboard one of our NEW Dufour 412 Yachts.
6 hour sail with one of our experienced skippers is included.
The boat comes with all bedding, linen and towels, crockery and cutlery.
Gourmet Lunch and Dinner Plates
Complimentary French Champagne & Soft Drinks
Alcoholic Drinks BYO or Order
$2,300 per couple
$280 per extra person
Anchor: The skipper will take you to a secluded bay on Sydney Harbour and drop anchor. We select the most suitable anchorage based on the wind direction overnight to ensure you have the most comfortable stay possible. Some anchorages can have views of the city but this is not guaranteed.
On Your Own: Once secure, the skipper will leave you for the evening.
Return: The skipper will come and pick you up in the morning.
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