Sailing Holidays in the Whitsundays on a Luxury Bareboat Charter Catamaran

Hamilton Island

You have the choice to start or finish your charter at Hamilton Island in the Whitsundays. Many flights now fly direct into Hamilton Island, so it’s a nice way to begin your holidays with your charter boat waiting for you at Hamilton Island Marina.

Charters can start or finish at Hamilton Island …… Inquire about costing.

Day or overnight visits are possible at Hamilton Island Marina – costs are $115 overnight or a day rate of $17.50 per hour.  Website Hamilton Island Marina

Secure Car Parking

Abell Point Marina provides  open-air car parking, however space is limited – cost $8.00 per day. Alternatively, Whitsunday Airport Secured Parking can collect your car once you have unloaded and then park your car in their undercover secure parking. Upon your return from your bareboat charter, your car will be returned to the Marina. Bookings are essential. Please note: cancellations within 24 hours will incur a fee.


For a real touch of luxury to your charter, why not hire a crew for your boat to sail you around the Whitsundays. A sail guide will cost you an extra $350 per day, and a hostess $300 per day (plus food), or book a fully inclusive private charter available for up to 6 guests.

Provisioning for charter boats

The most important part of any charter boat holiday is the food and drink! There are a couple of good supermarkets locally, where you can shop and provision the boat yourselves when you arrive. Alternatively, you can take the stress out of shopping and let us do the hard work for you.

Whitsunday Provisioning

Our local charter boat provisioning service offers a quality range of provisioning packages tailored to suit bareboat charters.  All purchases will be stowed onboard your vessel prior to your arrival.  Ask us for further details or order direct from website Whitsunday Provisioning

100 Magic Miles Book – a must for any Whitsunday Charter Boat Holiday

Why not be really prepared before you arrive and purchase a copy of the “100 Magic Miles of the Great Barrier Reef” by David Colfelt. This book, in its eighth edition, is a highly regarded cruising guide for bareboat charters in the Whitsunday Islands.

The book contains maps, photographs and great information that’s essential for anyone thinking about a bareboat charter in the Whitsundays. Please purchase a copy direct from the authors website 100 magic miles by David Colfelt

Scuba Diving

The Whitsundays form part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, so you can always guarantee fantastic diving and snorkeling. Snokeling gear is provided for you, but if you wanted to hire dive gear, please contact Aqua Dive, located at Abell Point Marina 07 4946 4074 or go to their website  Aquadive or email: to arrange your gear requirements.

Accommodation in Airlie Beach

Summit Apartments – Airlie Beach

1 – 4 Guests, 1 or 2 bedroom arpartments
PH 07 4946 3400
Fax 07 4946 6287

Blue Horizon Resort is a new 1, 2 or 3 bedroom apartment complex situated just off Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach

PH 1800 448 025
Fax 07 49463599

Portside Whitsunday Resort conveniently situated on Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach

PH 07 4948 2288
Fax 07 4948 2266

Why not combine your sailing hoilday with discount airfares

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