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Leopard 46 Sailing Catamaran - Private Skippered CharterLeopard 46 Sailing Catamaran - Private Skippered CharterLeopard 46 Sailing Catamaran - Private Skippered CharterLeopard 46 Sailing Catamaran - Private Skippered Charter

Leopard 46 Sailing Catamaran - Private Skippered Charter

Our private charter experience is ideal for couples wanting a truly personalized experience, families looking to spend quality time together, special occasions such as weddings, honeymoons, anniversaries, birthdays, parties, or even tour groups! Explore Nelson Harbour, Tasman Bay or the Abel Tasman National Park the Peaceful, Quiet, Relaxing Way with a Sailing Catamaran Private Charter! Our yachts are fun, sail fast and stable.  The large, open, flat decks allow you to relax and enjoy the wind in your hair.  Experience the joy of sailing while taking in the fantastic sights of the Abel Tasman National Park.  No experience necessary, our skippers take care of that!  But you are welcome to take the helm, pull up the sail, or just sit back and relax! Your Charter: Te Harinui: Surveyed capacity 38 people, suggested capacity 30 people (for a private day trip) or sleeps up to 8 people on multi-day charter. Or see our other listings: Sports Turissimo: Surveyed capacity 19 people, suggested capacity 14 people (private day tours only) These charters are designed for maximum customer satisfaction. Guests get to choose where they want to go, and when they want to go there. Our skippers and guides will do all they can to make this experience the best possible while in the region. Rates: Nelson Harbour only - Hourly & half day options From $430 per hour/Te Harinui, full use of catamaran & skipper - minimum of 3 hours Abel Tasman National Park - Full Day Sail From Kaiteriteri: $3,250.00* Full Day Exclusive Charter, full use of catamaran Te Harinui & Skipper - 6 hours (up to 11 people) From Kaiteriteri: $3,580.00* Full Day Exclusive Charter, full use of catamaran Te Harinui & Skipper - 6 hours (12 or more people) *Plus Environmental Access Fee of $12 per adult / $6 per child  Nelson & Abel Tasman - Overnight Tours (2 days +) From $7,858 for 3 days / 2 nights.  Cater own meals. Minimum stay 2 nights. Up to 8 guests. ***Options to join with others also available. Please enquire***

Starting from

  • Hourly
    6 hrs max
  • $263/hr
    3 hrs min


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Captain Provided in Price
Professional Captain provided and included in the price.
30 guests
Cruising Catamaran

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We are local family-owned yacht charter business who have been providing great sailing opportunities in the region for 20 years. Our skippered tours include daily scheduled sailing tours, private personalized sailing tours, and multi day sailing holidays in the Abel Tasman National Park, Nelson and Tasman Bay waters. We are the region’s longest operating and most extensive yacht charter company, and the only sailing business to offer a regular scheduled service. Jane-Maree started their yacht charter business, Catamaran Sailing Charters, in 1997 when as a younger couple we returned to New Zealand having purchased the sailing catamaran Jamarh in South Africa. Having spent several years overseas working on flotilla boats then super yachts, we sailed home through the Southern Ocean with the dream of starting up our own yacht charter business. Now 20 years later we are still at the helm and feel proud and privileged in turning our love of sailing and the boating lifestyle into a successful business. We have seen many changes and improvements along our journey. In 2010 we took over Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures, the only other full time sailing company in the region. This allowed us to offer a full and extensive range of day and multiday options to our clients. Our fleet of sailing catamarans has now grown to 5 vessels, which include 3 day sailing catamarans and 2 larger cruising sailing catamarans. We operate our tours from two locations. Kaiteriteri Beach is where we have a summer ticketing office and is the departure point for our scheduled day tours of the Abel Tasman. We have a home base office in Nelson and nearby is the berth for our larger cruising catamarans. With growth came the need to surround ourselves with like-minded people. Our team are all locals who are passionate about their Abel Tasman environment and sailing. Our skippers have been working with us for years and their local knowledge means you get to experience the very best on your sailing holiday. We focus on experiencing the Abel Tasman National Park and our region, not just transport into it. We welcome the opportunity to have you sail with us!

Features & Details

Robertson and Caine
  • Head
  • Cabin

Approximate Location

You’ll get directions to the departure location when you make a booking.

The boat's approximate location on a map

Cancellation Policy

50% refund up to 30 days prior.

Additional Terms & Information

Please read the Terms and Conditions prior to booking your sailing tour. By booking a tour, either by the Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures online booking form, directly or over the phone or through another operator you agree to the following Terms & Conditions. Check In Please ensure that you check in at least 30 minutes prior to your sailing departure. Departure times vary according to the tour purchased it is the customers sole responsibility to seek out correct departure and check in information upon booking. Day or Part Day Exclusive Charter Full refunds, less a 3.5% processing fee, are given to customers who cancel a Private Day or Part Day Charter with more than 30 days’ notice. Cancellations and changes made between 30 days to 15 days before charter date will be refunded less $200 or 30% of the total charter fee (whatever is greater), which is reserved by Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures as a cancellation fee. No refund is given to cancellations made within 14 days of the booking date. Multi-day & Overnight Charters Cancellations on multi-day & overnight tours made prior to 90 days before charter will be refunded. Cancellations made 90 – 60 days before multi-day or overnight charter will be refunded less a  cancellation fee of 30% of total charter cost. Customers cancelling 59 – 30 days before charter will be refunded 50% of the total charter cost. Cancellations made with less than 30 days result in no refund, full payment due.

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