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Sydney By Sail - Darling Harbour

Sydney by Sail is located in the heart of Sydney at the National Maritime Museum in Darling Harbour. Easy to find, making it easy to come on board and set sail on Sydney Harbour - or Port Jackson as it is officially known.

The team at Sydney by Sail is extremely experienced, highly professional and very friendly - ensuring your sailing experience is something special.

Sydney by Sail offers a range of sailing experiences - including corporate sailing, yacht charters, learn to sail courses and leisure activities, ranging from three-hour sails to overnight stays.

The fleet is the newest in Sydney, including the Hunter 33, the Hunter 38 and the Hunter 45. The Hunter yachts are innovative and luxurious, with comfortable cabins, well-planned galleys and are easy to sail.

For more information: www.sydneybysail.com
Tours

Scheduled Harbour Cruise

Sail under the Harbour Bridge, travel past the Opera House, go around historic Fort Denison and enjoy other attractions around the edge of Sydney Harbour.

Your friendly Skipper will show you the ropes and can teach you the basic fundamentals of sailing. Or, if you prefer, just sit back and relax as you glide under sail around Sydney's world-famous Harbour.

A three-hour, hands-on sailing tour around Sydney Harbour (also known as Port Jackson) is a fun, safe and exciting way to see Sydney.

Departures are daily and bookings are required. You can book individually or as a group.
Start Location Festival Pontoon outside the Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney Harbour
Highlights Darling Harbour Sydney Harbour Middle Harbour
Travel by Sailing Vessel
Duration Half Day or less.
Price $165.00 Price Range Per adult. Family rates are also available - call for details.

Twilight Sailing

Running every Friday (excluding public holidays) between October and March, Twilight Sailing is a great way to wind down after a busy week at work.

Running from 5:30pm to 7:30pm departing from the base at the Australian National Maritime Museum, you can take part in the sailing or sit back, relax and enjoy the view. A perfect way to experience Sydney Harbour at twilight.
Start Location Festival Pontoon outside the Australian National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour
Highlights Twilight Sailing, Sydney Harbour
Travel by Sailing Vessel
Duration Night.
Price $75.00 Price Range Per person. Available from 1st October until 30th March

Social Racing

Join Sydney By Sail on the third Saturday of every month for an exciting afternoon of social racing!

Try your hand at trimming the sails and taking the helm to take your team to victory! A great afternoon out on the Harbour.
Start Location Festival Pontoon outside the Australian National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour
Highlights Social Racing, Sydney Harbour
Travel by Sailing Vessel
Duration Half Day or less.
Price $75.00 Price Range Per person.

Standard Bed and Breakfast

Sydney by Sail will indulge you and your partner on an evening never to be forgotten. You will be greeted by an experienced skipper who will show you onboard one of the luxury yachts. The skipper will then take you to a secluded bay on Sydney Harbour and drop anchor. Once secure, he will leave you for the evening. For dinner, you will be thoroughly spoiled with a delightful feast consisting of professionally catered gourmet foods. After dinner, settle back to an evening of music and romance.

When it comes to romantic evenings, this is as good as it gets.... lazing on a luxury yacht, enjoying delicious cuisine and watching the lights of the city reflecting on the waters of Sydney Harbour.
Start Location Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney Harbour
Highlights Romantic Evening, Sydney Harbour
Travel by Sailing Vessel
Duration Extended, Tailored.
Price $990.00 Price Range AUD990.00 for two people. Include two gourmet platters for dinner - Departure from between 4pm and 5pm. The skipper will pick you up the following day between 8am and 9am. Call for further details.

Gold Bed and Breakfast

Sydney by Sail will indulge you and your partner on an evening never to be forgotten. You will be greeted by an experienced skipper who will show you onboard one of the luxury yachts. The skipper will then take you to a secluded bay on Sydney Harbour and drop anchor. Once secure, he will leave you for the evening. For dinner, you will be thoroughly spoiled with a delightful feast consisting of professionally catered gourmet foods. After dinner, settle back to an evening of music and romance.

When it comes to romantic evenings, this is as good as it gets.... lazing on a luxury yacht, enjoying delicious cuisine and watching the lights of the city reflecting on the waters of Sydney Harbour.
Start Location Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney Harbour
Highlights Romantic Evening, Sydney Harbour
Travel by Sailing Vessel
Duration Extended, Tailored.
Price $1195.00 Price Range As well as the Standard inclusions, an upgrade to a Gold Bed and Breakfast includes: a yacht upgrade to a Hunter 39, a two hour private sail, chocolates, later check out.

Platinum Bed and Breakfast

Sydney by Sail will indulge you and your partner on an evening never to be forgotten. You will be greeted by an experienced skipper who will show you onboard one of the luxury yachts. The skipper will then take you to a secluded bay on Sydney Harbour and drop anchor. Once secure, he will leave you for the evening. For dinner, you will be thoroughly spoiled with a delightful feast consisting of professionally catered gourmet foods. After dinner, settle back to an evening of music and romance.

When it comes to romantic evenings, this is as good as it gets.... lazing on a luxury yacht, enjoying delicious cuisine and watching the lights of the city reflecting on the waters of Sydney Harbour.
Start Location Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney Harbour
Highlights Romantic Evening, Sydney Harbour
Travel by Sailing Vessel
Duration Extended, Tailored.
Price $1395.00 Price Range As well as the Standard includions, the Platinum Package also includes: a yacht upgrade to a Hunter 39 foot yacht, a two hour private sail, chocolates, later check out.

Sydney Awesome Foursome

Sydney By Sail will indulge you and your partner to a day never to be forgotten. Your day begins with a breathtaking SkyWalk on the top of Sydney Tower. Once aloft, marvel at the magnificent panoramic views.

Once back on ground level, you will be whisked away for an exhilarating two hour sail on board a luxury yacht.

After all the excitement and fresh air it's time to relax and celebrate your days accomplishment with dinner at Nicks Seafood Seafood Restaurant in Darling Harbour.

Tantalise those taste buds with a delicious three course meal and complementary bottle of wine at this award winning restaurant. To complete your Awesome Foursome Experience snuggle up in the luxurious and beautifully restored surrounds of the Grace Hotel.
Start Location Sydney Tower, Sydney
Highlights Skywalk, Sydney
Travel by Sailing Vessel, Walk
Duration Extended, Tailored.
Price $1345.00 Price Range Included for two: Sydney Harbour Skywalk, two hour charter on a luxury yacht, three course dinner at Jordons, luxury accommodation at the Grace Hotel and full breakfast the next day.

Sail and Dine Package

Experience Sydney Harbour under sail on board a luxury yacht. Be an active member of the crew or sit back, relax and enjoy the moment.

After the sail enjoy a tasty beverage at one of the many Darling Harbour bars or cafes. After building up a healthy appetite it is time to tantalise those taste buds with a delicious three course dinner at Nicks Seafood Restaurant in Darling Harbour.
Start Location Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney Harbour
Highlights Darling Harbour
Travel by Sailing Vessel
Duration Extended, Tailored.
Price $855.00 Price Range Included for two: two hour private Harbour cruise followed by a three course dinner at Nicks Seafood Restaurant.

Whale Watching by Sail

Sail to the Whales.

Join Sydney By Sail as they explore outside Sydney Harbour to watch the whales on their annual migration north. Step aboard their newest luxury Hunter 39, a state of the art yacht for an adventure not to be missed.

Departing Darling Harbour you make your way under the Harbour Bridge, past the historical attractions, beautiful bays and beaches. Once you pass through the heads the whale watching begins as you seek out the whales as they migrate up the coast.

Small group sizes (maximum of seven guests per yacht) ensure that you have the best chance to see the whales and also take part in sailing the yacht.
Start Location Sydney By Sail Base, Darling Harbour
Highlights Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Harbour Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Sydney Heads, Sydney Harbour
Travel by Sailing Vessel
Duration Full Day.
Price $145.00-$220.00 Price Range The trip runs from 10am - 4pm. The cost is AUD220.00 per adult and AUD145.00 per child (under 14 years).
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