Enjoy 54' Catamaran Charter in Russell, Northland

Cruising Catamaran
54 ft
40 Guests

About This Boat

Enjoy Russell by boat. Charter a 54' Cool Change for up to 40 people. Rates as low as $2000 NZD per day.


  • Day Charter - up to 6 guests $2000 NZD
  • Overnight Charter - $2500 NZD for boat and crew, plus $125 pp

Cool Change is an awesome 54 ft sailing catamaran, offering you a totally unique way to experience New Zealand's world famous Bay of Islands.

Enjoy level sailing, all-round visibility and heaps of comfortable space, inside and out. Our charters are ideal for a day on the water, an overnight stay or extended sailing holiday.

We aim to give you an amazing sailing experience in this very special area.

Enjoy your New Zealand boat charter in the Bay of Islands aboard Cool Change Sailing Catamaran.

Only private boat charters are offered on this elegant vessel. She is very stable and does not lean over when sailing making it an enjoyable experience even for the less confident.

Cool Change was custom-built with loving care in the Bay of Islands New Zealand by her owners and crew, Don and Marilyn Logan.

Cool Change Sailing Catamaran Features

  • Innovative twin rotating wingmasts – fast easy sailing
  • Lifting rudders, dagger boards and propellers – allow access to shallow water close to beaches
  • Two private cabins with ensuite
  • Spacious lounge/saloon area – Increased visibility on a catamaran
  • Wonderful covered cockpit/helm area – a great place to relax out of the sun
  • BBQ and outdoor dining space for a New Zealand lifestyle
  • Easily accessed steps on the sterns – makes getting aboard, in and out of the dinghy, kayaks or swimming, a breeze and great for paddleboarding too
  • Wide, flat decks with surrounding high lifelines – added security
  • Comfortable seats and large trampolines in the bows – ideal relaxing and dolphin viewing platforms
  • Some snorkelling gear is available

For your boat charter in Bay of Islands New Zealand Cool Change is operated under a New Zealand Safe Ship policy. She is regularly inspected and carries a full range of safety equipment.

Day Charter Bay of Islands New Zealand

Enjoy the private use of Cool Change for a day charter sailing adventure you will never forget.

Cool Change can accommodate 1 to 40 guests

  • Private Day Charter sailing the Bay of Islands
  • A special occasion such as an anniversary
  • A day on the water for couples or families
  • Small weddings onboard or on a secluded beach
  • Relaxed business meetings while enjoying our Bay of Islands
  • Corporate Team Building or just a fun day out  to show appreciation to your staff

Your Cool Change Experience can start from any pre-arranged beach or jetty near your accommodation. Trips are generally 6 hours duration, but extra time can be arranged. A two hour stopover allows plenty of time to enjoy a delicious lunch and to participate in your preferred activities such as kayaking, swimming or exploring our local islands and beaches. The Stand Up Paddleboard  (or SUP) is very popular too!

Be sure to bring sunblock ,swimming gear, a towel  and perhaps a light jacket for cooler days.

Overnight Charter

Your Sailing Boat Charter in Privacy and Comfort

Experience an overnight boat charter or extended sailing holiday in the Bay of Islands and beyond that you will never forget.

Overnight Private Accommodation

Cool Change Sailing Catamaran boasts luxury onboard accommodation:

  • Two private double cabins each with own ensuite
  • Comfortable slat beds and bedding
  • Single berths in main saloon with shared facilities
  • Separate crew accommodation
  • Spacious saloon has comfortable seating for up to 15
  • Outside covered dining area with large BBQ
  • Safe flat decks with lots of space to relax in the sun

Overnight Sailing Holidays

For the ultimate boat charter experience join us for a live aboard adventure exploring beyond the Bay of Islands.Northland’s East Coast offers numerous gems only accessable by sea and the wildlife and remote places are well worth the time to enjoy.


  • Type: Cruising Catamaran
  • Capacity: 40 People
  • Rental Minimum: 1 day
  • Length: 54 ft


  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Wheel steering
  • Licensing Required
  • Autopilot
  • CD Player
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Berth
  • Air Conditioning
  • Furling Headsail
  • Furling Mainsail
  • Watersports Equipment

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