HOW TO START A DAY CHARTER BUSINESS: Part 2 preparing the basics

You’ve decided to start your very own day charter business, and are already getting excited about making sailing your business.  We congratulate you!  Making the business a reality is not overly complicated – but it takes some planning.  The busy season will be here sooner than you may think…

Day charter revolves around a boat to fit the location, clients, and your business

Day charter revolves around a boat to fit the location, clients, and your business

PREPARING THE BASICS […]

The 1160 RESORT in Action and in Service

Through the new Seawind 1160 Resort, some exciting new businesses have opened – delivering their owners a great return on investment, but also the opportunity to work doing what they love.  Here we wanted to feature 2 businesses that receive rave reviews from guests, and deliver a sustainable and growing business model – indeed some of these businesses already have another boat on order!

Who wouldn't want to spend their days on the water, meeting friendly holidaymakers, making new friends and doing what makes you happy? The 1160 Resort from Seawind Catamarans offers up to 43pax

Who wouldn’t want to spend their days on the water, meeting friendly holidaymakers, making new friends and doing what makes you happy? The 1160 Resort KURU owned by City of Darwin Cruises carries up to 43 guests. Learn more about this successful charter model

CITY OF DARWIN CRUISES

www.cityofdarwincruises.com.au

City of Darwin Cruises, and their 1160 Resort KURU has been an instant success.  One of the first new 1160 Resorts ordered, KURU is featured in our 1160 Resort video and comes perfectly equipped to explore Darwin Harbour and the region.  City of Darwin Cruises offer “a unique eco-sailing and history experience of Darwin” but they also run corporate events, weddings, and kids parties.

ECO-TOURISM

Eco-tourism is a buzzword in today’s charter market, but with a new Seawind 1160 RESORT that’s not just hype – the boat can come equipped with a revolutionary electric drive system that eliminates emissions and helps your business show the natural environment, without contributing to harming it.  Electric propulsion isn’t just an environmental issue – it’s an economic one as well.  Day charter catamarans see a lot of use in an active, busy business.  Fuel consumption is an important consideration.  And, when financing a catamaran for business purposes, it could be important to shift those costs away from ongoing running costs in the form of fuel.

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Seawind 1600 Performance Vectors

When preparing for a long term cruising holiday you want to know that you can get to your destinations on time and with good pace. While the 1600 is by no means a high powered racing catamaran, we do consider her as a luxury performance cruiser. The team at Reichel Pugh were therefore tasked to Read more about Seawind 1600 Performance Vectors[…]

Pre-show Sneak Preview of the Seawind 1260

  Seawind 1260 #1 Completed And On Her Way The first 41′ Seawind 1260 was shipped last week, destined for Queenslands’ Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show. The 1260 will debut at the show before heading north to be chartered in the Whitsundays.  Here is a link to the factory images so you can get a taste Read more about Pre-show Sneak Preview of the Seawind 1260[…]