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[…]
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[…]
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…
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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!
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 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.