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Autumn Vibes

After a Summer of erratic weather, Sydney By Sail has been looking forward to what Autumn holds - consistent blue skies and light to moderate winds predominately from the North and East. What this brings to Sydney is perfect sailing weather - warm sunny days without the overbearing heat, and fresh light winds without the tropical storms. 

We are happy to offer a variety of personalised experiences on the Harbour to get you, your work team, your lover, your kids or your pet cat Fluffy out sailing on stunning Sydney Harbour. 

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Romance on Sydney Harbour

Antique Valentine 1909 01Romance & Sailing on Sydney Harbour

In the post-Covid era, we have had to find new ways to enjoy leisure time. We have designed our Romantic Overnight B&Bs to perfectly suit the Sydney-sider couple who are looking for a new adventure. 

Begin your experience with a private twilight sail, as a skipper takes you around Sydney Harbour and shows you the ropes. The skipper then anchors you in a sheltered bay and departs the yacht, leaving you two alone onboard with gourmet dinner and your BYO beverages. 

Image: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

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Sydney Harbour - UNESCO's Memory of the World registry

holtermann nuggett We all love Sydney Harbour in its modern form, the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Sydney Opera HouseOpera House, Darling Harbour....

But have you ever wondered what it was like back in the day?

Well in 1875, mining magnate Bernhardt Otto Holtermann created a series of glassplate photographic negatives.

Holtermann, who made his fortune in the goldfields around Hill End, was best known as being co-owner of the 'world's largest gold "nugget"'.

How big??  286kg !!

Photo: State Library NSW

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Australia Day 2018

header logo inline2xAustralia Day is the official National Day of Australia and is celebrated on the 26 January annually and Sydney is where it all happened and the best place to be on the 26 January is on a yacht on Sydney Harbour. A yacht will allow you to truly experience the official festivities surrounding Sydney Cove  and Circular Quay

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