Sailing Sydney - Darling Harbour

Sailing Sydney

Enjoy the thrill of sailing on an America’s Cup yacht on Sydney Harbour. With Explore Sailing, you can be part of the crew or sit back and enjoy the iconic landmarks. No sailing experience is required. A crew of professional racers will guide you.

Kookaburra (AUS40) and Unique: Spirit (AUS21) are the only two chartered America’s Cup yachts in Australia. On one of the world’s most beautiful harbours, you can also enjoy the exhilaration of a racing experience aboard one of the yachts.

The America’s Cup Sailing Experience is for 2.5 hours and departs daily at 1pm from Wharf 9, King Street Wharf, in Darling Harbour, near the city centre. The America’s Cup Racing Experience is for three hours and departs Wednesdays at 1pm.

Reservations are essential. There are no regular sail reservations on Boxing Day. A special sail, however, is available to mark the start of the Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, one of the great ocean yacht races. The Explore Sailing event is 10am to 2pm.

 

For more information:

www.exploregroup.com.au

Tel: +61 2 9660 9133

For more information: www.sailingsydney.net
Tours

America's Cup Sailing Experience

The daily 2.5 hour sailing experience departs Wharf 9, King Street Wharf, Darling Harbour and offers a thrilling opportunity for sailing enthusiasts and non-sailors alike to sail on board actual America's Cup yachts. On board you can join the crew and participate in the sailing. Get busy on the grinders, take the helm or sit back and relax while taking in the beautiful harbour. Departs daily all year round at 1pm (additional sailings available on demand).
Start Location New South Wales
Duration Half Day or Less and Customised
Price $99.00 - $129.00 Adult AUD129.00, child (10 to 17 years, accompanied by a guardian) AUD99.00. Group discounts available for bookings of six or more people.

America's Cup Match Racing Experience

For the ultimate thrill join the crew and participate in Match Racing onboard actual America's Cup yachts. Step onboard either AUS21 or AUS40 and let the strategising begin before you head out onto the harbour and battle head to head against each other in a series or races. Get hands on and join the crew grinding and tacking or sit back, relax and take in all the action on the stunning Sydney Harbour. Racing onboard multi-million dollar America's Cup Class yachts is the Formula One on water. The crew members onboard each yacht must give their absolute best in the effort to outmanoeuvre the opposition and win the race. No experience necessary. Minimum numbers required. Departs every Wednesday 1pm, returning 4pm
Start Location New South Wales
Duration Half Day or Less
Price $139.00 - $169.00 Adult AUD169.00, child (10 to 17 years, accompanied by a guardian) AUD139.00.