Day by Day is a relaxed party boat for intimate Sydney Harbour private cruises.
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This luxurious Ranger motor vessel is perfect for small wedding charters. She provides the opportunity for relaxation, comfort and elegance cruising on Sydney Harbour and also on the secluded waterways of Pittwater and the Hawkesbury River. Impress your guests with this state of the art vessel, stunning scenery, impeccable service, presentation facilities and gourmet catering for all tastes.
Includes skipper and crew
January - December
$500 per hour
Minimum 4 hour charter $2000
$10 per person surcharge applies to BYO beverages
Catering available on request
Pick up and drop off wharf fees apply
Public holiday surcharges applies
BYO food or complete range of gourmet menus, BYO alcohol or select an affordable beverage package for your special day
Minimum charter 4 hours unless specified otherwise
Price includes skipper and required crew
All prices in $AUS. and include GST
Prices are subject to change without notice
50% deposit required to confirm booking
No stiletto heels to be worn on board
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• Length: 14.1 metres
• Complete Roads and Maritime Services Survey
• Fully equipped galley, fridge, freezer
• Full TV, video and sound facilities
• Cocktail dining
• Fully licenced bar
• Large aft sundeck
• Sound system with mp3 compatibility
Private charters, Corporate cruises, Product Launches, Wedding reception venues in Sydney
Day By Day Finger Food Menus
$35 per person
Minimum 10 people
Gourmet sandwiches and wraps
Delicious fillings include roasted turkey, cranberry, and avocado
Smoked salmon, cucumber and lettuce
Chicken with sundried tomato, lemon mayo and cress
Leg ham with peach chutney, red pepper and Swiss cheese
Roasted beef with caramelised onion, rocket and tomato
Honey, soy and ginger chicken drumsticks
Delicious Scotch egg with spicy tomato dip
Yarra Valley goats cheese, tomato and wild rocket tart
Cheese platter with crackers
Fresh fruit sticks
$40 per person
Minimum 10 people
Gourmet filled rolls and mini bagels
Antipasta platter — selection Italian cured meats, cheeses, olives and marinated vegetables
Asian glazed corn fed chicken breast
Salad box — green, Greek or Caesar
Peeled king prawns with mango chilli dip extra $6 per person
Gourmet cheese and fresh fruit platter
Mini dessert variety of macaroons, lemon tartlet and crème brulee
Day by Day Cocktail Menu
$38.50 per person
Minimum 20 persons Includes Chef
Handmade mini sausage rolls with spicy tomato dip
Handmade baby pies — minted lamb and pea, chicken and mushroom, beef, vegetarian
Marinated chicken wrapped in wafer thin bacon
Roasted pumpkin risotto balls with red pepper dip
Tasmanian smoked salmon blinis with mascarpone and dill
Chicken with pistachio finger sandwiches
Rice paper vegetarian rolls with soy dipping sauce
Peking duck pancakes with shallot and hoisin
$44 per person
Minimum 20 persons Includes Chef
Tiny filet mignons with mustard béarnaise
New York crab cakes with mango chilli dip
Baby Moroccan spiced lamb and apricot kebabs with minted yoghurt dip
Haloumi and prosciutto parcels with sweet chilli dip
Apple glazed chicken sticks
Tiny cones of Huon smoked salmon with mascarpone and dill
Duck salad with orange and chilli dressing served on spoons
Peeled king prawns with wasabi, ginger dip
Tartlets Yarra valley goats cheese, tomato, rocket pesto
Crème brulee tartlet
Day By Day Buffet Menu
Buffet Menu 1
$44 per person
Char grilled Atlantic salmon
Roasted corn fed chicken breast with sweet soy, chilli, ginger dressing
Grain fed beef fillet with mustard béarnaise
Salads — mixed green with caramelised balsamic dressing
Tomato, avocado, mango with raspberry vinaigrette
Cheese and fresh fruit platter
Buffet Menu 2
$52.80 per person
Peeled king prawns with mango, chilli, dip
Freshly shucked rock oysters
Roasted peppered beef fillet with mustard béarnaise
Caesar chicken salad
Char grilled ocean trout with lime, coriander dressing
Asparagus, cherry tomato, Persian feta
Day By Day BBQ Menu
Minimum 20 persons
$49.50 per person
Moroccan lamb cutlets w minted yoghurt dip
Chicken satay sticks
Teriyaki beef kebabs
Gourmet pork & apple baby sausages
Lime, chilli, ginger prawns
Baby hamburgers –w Swiss cheese & tomato relish
Spicy vegetarian kebabs
Cheese & fresh fruit platters or
Selection mini desserts
Chocolate dipped strawberries
Tartlets—lemon meringue, crème brulee, chocolate
Day By Day Platter Menus
Minimum order is $350
10 persons per platter
Each platter serves 10 persons
Aussie Platter $110 (1 piece per person)
Handmade pies selection lamb and rosemary, beef and red wine, chicken and mushroom, vegetarian
Handmade sausage rolls with tomato dip
Crumbed spicy chicken tenderloins with mango, chilli dip
Pork and apple sausages with Cajun dip 2
Best of British $198 (1 piece per person)
Individual prawn cocktails
Mini pork pies
Scotch egg with tomato, chilli dip
Crispy rolls with beef and mustard béarnaise
Finger sandwiches — chicken and smoked salmon
Captain Cook Cold Seafood Platter $275
Fresh peeled king prawns
Sydney rock oysters
Blue swimmer crab
Huon smoked salmon
Morton bay bugs
Mango, chilli, dip
American Platter $137.50 (1 piece per person)
Delicious mini beef hamburgers with tomato relish and Swiss cheese
Mini hot dogs with sauce or caramelized onion
Southern style chicken tender strips
Chook and Chips Platter $121
Honey satay wings
Sweet soy and chilli drumsticks
Cajun potato wedges
Italian Platter $137.50
Antipasta a tasty selection Italian cured meats, olives, marinated vegetables and cheeses with wood fired bread
Japanese Platter 40 pieces $88
Mixed sushi platter
Deluxe Sushi Platter $143
Mixed Sushi, yakitori chicken sticks, crispy rolls with smoked salmon, roasted beef with wasabi mayo.
Additional Platter Selection
Cheese platter with dried fruits, crackers and lavosh $132
Fresh fruit with tropical dip $71.50
Peeled king prawns with mango, chilli, dip $154
Freshly shucked oysters 4 dozen $132
Selection sushi with soy dipping sauce $88
Gourmet sandwiches, rolls, wraps (2 per person) $110
Day by Day Beverage Package
$11 per person per hour
White wine Marlborough Sav Blanc
Red wine Starfish Merlot
Veuve Olivier Sparkling Wine Brut
Requests can be accommodated
Soft drinks included
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?
Day By Day is surveyed to hold a maximum of 20 passengers. Please note, an infant regardless of age is considered a passenger.
Is the boat suitable for children?
Yes, children are welcome on board, with life jackets being available upon request. Children must be under adult supervision at all times.
Is there sun and wind protection on the boat?
Day By Day has a spacious interior saloon providing ample shade from the sun and closure from wind and rain.
What toilet facilities are on board?
Day By Day is equipped with one modern marine toilet with easy access for charter.
Catered Food and Beverage Options
Can we organize a meal on board?
Yes, we have an excellent menu selection from local caterers that will 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 e.g. platter-style cold foods or food that can be cooked on the BBQ.
Is there a BBQ on board?
The vessel is equipped with an outdoor gas BBQ. 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 20 passengers as well as other basic kitchen items. A fully equipped galley, fridge and freezer 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.
Where can we put our food and drinks?
The boat has a freezer and fridge unit in the galley as well as an esky. 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?
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. Day By Day 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
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?
See General Booking Information button below for details.
What happens in the event of rain?
Day By Day provides excellent protection from the elements because of its covered coach house area.
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.
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