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38' Seawind 1160 Private Catamaran Charter

Licence To Keel catamaran offers extreme stability and plenty of entertaining spaces to enjoy uninterrupted Sydney Harbour views.


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LICENCE TO KEEL Corporate Charters

30 Max Passengers
30 Cocktail Style
30 Casual Buffet
Catering available BBQ Bring Your Own Alcohol Bring Your Own Food IPOD Connectivity TV / DVD Swimming

With a design boasting numerous boating awards, this Seawind 1160 Catamaran, Licence To Keel, will delight your guests on many levels. Designed for entertaining, Licence To Keel will surprise you how spacious she feels with views of the majestic Sydney Harbour seen from all rooms. There is a large hardcover sunshade at the back to provide shelter which flows in open plan style to the spacious dining area. Even when sailing, the incredible stability of the 1160 will keep your champagne glasses from spilling! She is loaded with state of the art mod cons for both sailing performance and passenger comforts.

Includes skipper

January - December
$500 per hour
Minimum 4 hour charter $2000

BYO Charters
$100 surcharge applies to BYO charters
Includes all crockery, cutlery, cups, utensils, serving equipment and eskies

Pick up and drop off wharf fees apply

Public holiday surcharges apply


All prices in $AUS and include GST
Prices are subject to change without notice
50% deposit required to confirm your booking
No stiletto heels to be worn on board
Boat inspections are welcome by appointment

• Length: 38ft / 11.6m
• Open layout
• BBQ available
• Enormous indoor / outdoor saloon and cockpit
• Tri-folding door system
• Sleek interior design
• 360 degree views

Boat Suitability

Private charters, corporate charters, private parties, teambuilding events

Please contact a Sydney Harbour Escapes team member on 02 9328 4748 to organise or discuss the menu selection for this vessel

Safety and Equipment
Is the boat safe and in good condition?
Yes, the vessel is currently in survey with the NSW Roads and Maritime, which requires comprehensive safety equipment standards and regular safety checks. A safety briefing is given to the charter passengers before embarking and safety gear will be provided if required. All vessels in our fleet are selected for safety, comfort, quality and cleanliness. We are proud to keep them this way.

What is the maximum capacity of the boat?
Licence To Keel is surveyed to hold a maximum of 30 passengers, 1 skipper and 1 crew member dependent on your passenger numbers. Please note, an infant, regardless of age is considered a passenger.

Is the boat suitable for children?
Yes, Licence To Keel has safety rails all the way around the boat and children's lifejackets are available on request. Children must be under adult supervision at all times.

Is there sun and wind protection on the boat?
The cockpit area has roll down clears to provide ample shade from the sun and closure from wind and rain.

What toilet facilities are on board?
The Seawind 1160 is equipped with two modern, spacious marine toilets with easy access for charter.

Catered Food Options
Can we organise a meal on board?
Yes, we can recommend some excellent caterers for you where we can design the perfect menu to suit your budget and taste.

BYO Catering
Are we allowed to bring our own food and drinks?
Yes, we suggest that you bring boat friendly food that requires minimum preparation e.g. platter-style cold foods or food that can be cooked on our BBQ.

Is there a BBQ on board?
The vessel is equipped with an outdoor gas BBQ including cooking utensils. Please note, that adverse weather conditions may make barbecuing difficult. When at anchor, the crew will be happy to cook your BBQ food for you.

What kitchen equipment is available?
The boat has cutlery, plates and glasses for 30 passengers as well as salad bowls, platters and other basic kitchen items. A microwave, oven, two fridges, freezer, and 3-burner stove are also available for use.

Do I have to wash up the dishes?
No! Sit back and relax and the crew will do that for you.

Are there tea and coffee making facilities?
There is a gas stove and kettle on board for making tea and coffee. Bring along your own tea, coffee, sugar and milk.

Where can we put our food and drinks?
The boat has a coolers and a fridge available to use. You are able to bring along additional coolers if required. Older style metal eskies are not permitted as they damage the boat.

Do we need to bring ice for the cooler / esky?
Yes. Alternatively, we can arrange ice for your charter at an additional cost upon request.

On Tour
Can we have music on board?
Yes, the vessel is equipped with a sound system which is iPod and mp3 compatible. Please ensure your mp3 player is fully charged. You may also like to bring along a selection of your favourite CDs. Licence to Keel is equipped with both indoor and outdoor speakers.

Where can we go during our charter?
Your skipper can take you most places within Sydney Harbour, providing it is within the surveyed boundaries. Should your guests wish to go to a specific location within Sydney Harbour please let us know at time of briefing.

Can we extend our charter time during the charter?
Yes, although this is subject to availability. Please note, the charter will be extended based on the decision of the captain on board and payment will be processed post charter by authorised bond.

Booking and Payment
Can we view the boat before we book our charter?
Yes, as the vessel is located at the Rose Bay Marina viewing is possible most days. We recommend that you view the vessel so that you know exactly what the boat has to offer and whether it is suitable for your charter. Please call in advance to check availability and arrange a viewing.

How do I secure my booking?
A minimum 50% deposit is required to confirm booking, with the balance payable 14 days prior to commencement of the charter. Upon payment of your deposit, a Skippered Charter Contract will be  emailed to you, confirming details relevant to your charter, which must be signed and returned. Payment can be made by MasterCard, Visa, EFTPOS, Electronic Funds Transfer or cash. Diners Card, Bankcard and Cheques are not accepted.

Is there any paperwork to complete before we go on our charter?
Yes, we require your signed contract and authorized bond form prior to your charter commencing.

If I cancel the charter, can I get a refund?
We do not offer refunds should you wish to cancel your charter. If boating conditions are unsafe, as determined by the management of Sydney Harbour Escapes, we will offer a six month voucher where you can reschedule your charter based on availability. Please see our General Booking Information on our website or contact a staff member on 02 9328 4748 for details.

Wet Weather
What happens in the event of rain?
Licence to Keel provides excellent protection from the elements because of its covered coach house area and clear roll down awnings that can be rolled out to cover the transom if necessary.

Preparations and Arrival
What do you advise we bring along for our charter?
As conditions can vary on the water, it is suggested that you bring along a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, swimmers, and seasonal jumper or jacket. Please wear white-soled shoes or non-marking boating shoes. Strictly no black soled shoes or stiletto-heeled shoes, as this will damage the decking.

Does our party need to get there before the set time of the charter?
All your party should be at the designated pick up point at least 15 minutes prior to your charter time to allow loading of passengers and gear and to enable enough time for the skipper's safety briefing. Please note, our charter will start and finish at the times on your contract.

Can one of our guests be picked up late and dropped off early from another wharf?
Multiple pick up and drop off points are not recommended as this will shorten your charter time significantly. We suggest that guests wishing to join the charter late or leave early should arrange alternative transportation via water taxi at their own cost. Please ask one of the Sydney Harbour Escapes team members for a Water Taxi contact.

Please call the friendly Sydney Harbour Escapes team with your enquiries
Open 7 days 02 9328 4748

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