Hire a Bareboat in the Whitsundays - Sailing Yachts, Sailing Catamarans or Power Catamarans

Cumberland Charter Yachts has a fleet of 28 boats based in Airlie Beach, gateway to the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Choose from Sailing Yachts, Sailing Catamarans or Power Catamarans, ranging in size from 32 to 47 feet.

Ultimate Bareboat Experience

Experience star-filled nights in tranquil anchorages. Visit secluded bays and explore rainforest covered Islands. Sun yourself on world famous Whitehaven Beach or snorkel the fringing coral of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and come face to face with the abundant marine life.

Set your own pace and plan your own itinerary, confident of the backup and support only a radio call away from Cumberland Charter Yachts base and our team of qualified professional mariners. Experience it all with our yacht hire, catamaran hire or bareboat hire options in the Whitsundays.

Hire a Vessel that Suits You

Ultimate Boat Hire Experience for Everyone

No license is required. Even if you have minimal experience you can still get involved with boat hire solutions from Cumberland. A comprehensive half day briefing is included in the charter price. We can even provide you with a live aboard Sail Guide or crew if required. Our sessions are designed to deliver you the ultimate boat hire experience in the Whitsundays. Witness the stunning surroundings of this iconic location, and enjoy sailing or cruising around in good company.

  • Fun for all skill levels
  • No licence required
  • Half day briefing included
  • Liveaboard sail guide and crew available
  • Safety gear included
Hill Inlet, Whitsunday Island Queensland

Explore the Beauty of the Whitsundays

Situated 1000km north of Brisbane, this famous destination boasts 74 islands, mostly inclusive of uninhabited national parks. With plenty of anchoring options spanning across the region, visitors can choose a route that is both flexible and convenient.

Named by the one and only James Cook, these islands came to be discovered in 1770, but was previously home to active volcanoes millions of years ago. More notably, this area is home to the Ngaro Aboriginal community, otherwise known as the ‘Canoe People’.

Experience a Multi-Award Winning Holiday

Each of our vessels – be it a sailing catamaran, sailing yacht or power catamaran – are fully equipped with all the necessities to grant you comfort during your bareboat journey. Included on board is a selection of electronics such as iPod connectivity, GPS devices, VHF radio, gas stove and oven, amongst other facilities. Enjoy the on-board gas BBQ, swim ladders for easy access to the water, and even a fully equipped galley. Best of all, we offer a number of add-ons to put the finishing touch on your boat hire with Cumberland Charter Yachts– choose from helicopter or sea plane rides, paddleboards, scuba diving, snorkelling and more.

All you need to bring is your sunscreen, some light reading (if it’s your kind of thing), travel insurance information, swimming gear, a hat and sunglasses and a good pair of sneakers for wandering around the deck.

Qantas Australian Tourism Award finalist 2017 Queensland Tourism Award Gold winner 2017 Unique Accomodation Whitsunday Tourism Award Silver winner 2017 Unique Accommodation Queensland Tourism Award - Bronze Winner - Unique Accommodation 2016 2015 Tourism and Business - Unique Accommodation winner Ecotourism Certified TripAdvisor
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