Turning a dream into reality – buying a bareboat

This story is originally shared by Cumberland Charter Yachts. ‘Pirate Pete’ is the proud new owner of the brand new Seawind 1260, that Cumberland Charter Yachts will be welcoming in to the fleet in August this year. We asked him what his background story was in buying the Seawind 1260 and why he chose to have Read more about Turning a dream into reality – buying a bareboat[…]

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Us Chartering the Seawind 1160 Lite from Whitsunday Escape

In 2015 we chartered a Seawind 1160 Lite from Whitsunday Escape for 14 days to tour the Whitsunday Islands. It was one of the most comfortable and best sailing adventures we have had. We fell in love with the 1160. Now a few years later, we decided to make a short video about our experience Read more about Us Chartering the Seawind 1160 Lite from Whitsunday Escape[…]

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

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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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