Every year, we introduce hundreds of families to sailing holidays as well as welcome back families who have been chartering with us for years, whose children have now grown up and are bringing their children on a sailing holiday in the Whitsundays. Whether you decide to charter a bareboat and skipper it yourself, or hire a Sail Guide and Host to do the navigating and meal preparation for you, here are 7 reasons why families love chartering a bareboat in the Whitsundays with Cumberland Charter Yachts.
1. There are so many things to see and do
It doesn't matter what age the... Read More
Airlie Beach is surrounded by lush fertile land and fortunate to endure only mild winters. Conditions like this produce an abundance of fresh local produce with the region known as the 'salad bowl of Queensland'. The Great Barrier Reef on our doorstep also means there is an array of fresh local seafood to indulge in.
Local markets, cafe's and restaurants take advantage of the fresh supplies in the Whitsundays serving up delectable dishes at every turn and with over 100 food outlets, the choice is overwhelming. Here we've narrowed down our favourite 5.
74 Taphouse and Eate... Read More
Apart from the obvious essential items required on a bareboat charter such as fuel, provisioning, a good sense of direction and basic boating experience, there are other items (or habits) that we become accustomed to living in the comforts of our own homes. Long hot showers, washing clothes, blow-drying hair and charging appliances are just some of the luxuries that you realise you take for granted until you can't have them when you want them.
Whilst all charter boats are fitted with water tank capacities between 260L - 1000L, everyone on board should be conscious of how much water i... Read More