Charter 54ft "Cool Change" Sailing Catamaran in Paihia, New Zealand

Cruising Catamaran
54 ft
40 Guests

About This Boat

Enjoy your New Zealand boat charter in the Bay of Islands aboard "Cool Change" Sailing Catamaran for up to 40 people. Rate as low as $2,000 NZD per day.

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

Boat Specifications:

• Boat Type: Cruising Catamaran
• Boat Name: Cool Change
• Length: 54ft
• Capacity: 40 people


• 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 paddle boarding 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 snorkeling gear is available.

Rates: (Rates are in NZD currency)

Day Charter Pricing

• Private use of Cool Change up to 6 guests $2000
• Gourmet lunch with beverages $70 per person
• Children 5 to 14 half price, under 5 free
• Larger groups up to 40 by negotiation
• Professional skipper and crew with all charters

Overnight Charter Price

• $2500 for boat and crew, plus $125 per person
• Prices are in NZD inclusive of GST per 24 hours and include all meals
• Professional Skipper and Crew aboard all charters
• Accommodation 2 double cabins each with ensuite plus 3 single berths in saloon
• Separate crew quarters
• BYO alcohol if required.

What to bring:

• Bathing suits
• Sunglasses
• A hat and a warm jacket
• A camera

Day Charter

"Cool Change" Sailing Catamaran boasts luxury onboard accommodation:

• 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
• All prices inclusive of GST taxes. Advise us of your requirements and we will offer you a competitive price.

Day Charter 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 Paddle board (or SUP) is very popular too!

Overnight Charter

Your Sailing Boat Charter in Privacy and Comfort. Overnight Private 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 accessible 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
  • Cancellation: Full Refund 5 Days Prior

Rental Requirements



  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Cabin
  • Wheel steering
  • Fishing gear
  • BBQ
  • Inboard Engine
  • Autopilot
  • CD Player
  • Dinghy
  • Dodger
  • Twin Engine
  • Fuel type: Gas
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Generator
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Berth
  • Air Conditioning
  • Furling Headsail
  • Furling Mainsail
  • Watersports Equipment
  • Head

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Meet Don and Marilyn

Don and Marilyn

From Paihia

Member Since Jun 2016

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