Pilgrim represents the best in luxury sailing, offering an intimate and unique venue to enjoy your New Years Eve.
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Get excited about New Year's Eve on Sydney Harbour. Ready yourselves for an experience like no other.
New Years eve in Sydney Harbour, one of the world’s most beautiful harbours, aboard one of the most elegant sailing yachts on the harbour, will turn into a lifelong goodtime memory for all guests on board. Pilgrim boat is a custom built vessel with sleek and roomy sailing design on deck and warm finely crafted timber interiors below.
New Year's Eve Tickets 2017
$575 per person
5 hour cruise
8pm - 1am - Timings TBC
BYO food and beverages
Pick up and drop off at Point Piper Marina
Guests must be over 18 years
Please be at the wharf 30 minutes prior your charter, New Year’s Eve is an extremely busy evening and the boat cannot wait for any late passengers
All New Year’s Eve tickets purchased through Sydney Harbour Escapes are non-refundable
BYO Food and Beverages
No stiletto heels to be worn on board - flat shoes only
• Up to 18 guests for charter cruises
• Up to 14 guests for hands on sailing events and regattas
• Length: 18 metres
• Complete 1E & 2C Roads and Maritime Services Survey
• Spacious teak deck with 2 cockpits
• Spacious saloon area below deck
• Fully equipped gourmet galley, fridge
• TV, library
• Fully equipped sound system
• Gas BBQ
• Swim ladder
Private charters, Corporate entertaining, Team building, Sailing regattas, Twilight racing
Pilgrim New Year's Eve Menu
$55 per person
Includes cheese platter, barbecue and sweet treats
Upgrade to Prawn Platter
$25 per person
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 embarkation 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?
24 passengers is the maximum surveyed number allowed on this vessel.
Please note - an infant, regardless of age is considered a passenger.
Is the boat suitable for children?
Yes, the vessel 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?
Pilgrim’s spacious indoor areas provide ample shade from the sun and wind.
What toilet facilities are on board?
Adelina is equipped with 1 modern, spacious marine toilet with easy access for charter.
Catered Food and Beverage Options
Can we organize a meal on board?
Yes, we can recommend some excellent local caterers for you to design and deliver the perfect menu to suit your budget and taste.
Are we allowed to bring our own food and drinks?
Yes, we suggest that you bring boat friendly food that requires minimum preparation i.e. platter-style cold foods.
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.
Where can we put our food and drinks?
The boat has a fridge unit in the galley as well as two large ice coolers. You are permitted to bring along additional coolers if required. Older style metal eskies are not allowed as they damage the boat.
Do we need to bring ice for the cooler / esky?
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.
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 and up to the skippers discretion.
Please note - payment will charged to the authorised bond post charter.
Booking and Payment
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 faxed or 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 authorised bond form prior to your charter.
If I cancel the charter, can I get a refund?
See General Booking Information button below for details.
What happens in the event of rain?
Pilgrim provides excellent protection from the elements.
We cannot offer a 'Blue Sky Guarantee'. 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.
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 - your 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.
6 hour charter
$800 per adult
$750 per child
6.15 hour charter
$600 per person
7.15 hour charter
$590 per adult
$590 per child
Includes food and non-alcoholic beverages