"Yonder Star" Sailing Yacht Charter in Nelson, New Zealand
ABOUT THE BOAT Yonder Star’s generous and sumptuous proportions reflect the designer’s intent to create a gracious residence at sea. Discerning travellers and seasoned sailors alike will appreciate the comfort, luxury and attention to detail throughout this elegant and exclusive yacht. The topside teak deck is open, uncluttered and vast. The soft, sheltered and inviting cockpit seating invites relaxation and open-air dining. Below deck, varnished mahogany, polished brass and quality fabrics convey a sense of warmth and sophistication. SPECIFICATIONS Length 87′ (26.5m) Beam 22′ (6.7m) Draft 7′ 8″ (2.3m) Designer Don Brook Builder Thackwray Yachts, New Zealand Launched 1980 Completely Rebuilt 1999 Major Refit/Upgrade 2003 Cabins 3 (1 Queen and 2 doubles with single overhead bunk) Capacity 6-8 overnight guests 26 day guests maximum CHARTER PRICE: NZ$6500 for 24-hr (GST included) CHARTER OPTIONS: CORPORATE FUNCTIONS AND SPECIAL OCCASIONS -Make Yonder Star that exclusive venue of choice for rewarding your staff or holding that special occasion. > Nelson or Abel Tasman areas. > 28 guests maximum. > Half day hire only from Nelson marina. HALF DAY AND FULL DAY HIRE - Specific half day (1-4 hour) and full day (4-8 hour) packages can be tailored to suit your requirements. > Nelson or Abel Tasman areas. > 28 guests maximum. > Half or full day hire from Nelson marina or Kaiteriteri Beach. WEDDING AND HONEYMOON PACKAGES - Say ‘I do’ on-board Yonder Star and create an intimate memory with family and friends that you will cherish forever. > Ceremony: 28 guests maximum in Nelson or Abel Tasman areas. > Honeymoon:Abel Tasman – minimum 1 night. > Marlborough Sounds – minimum 3 nights. > Bay of Islands – minimum 5 nights. OVERNIGHT AND WEEK-LONG CHARTERS - Yonder Star offer full day, overnight and week-long charters. Yonder Star’s sumptuous cabins, each with en-suite bathroom, cater up to 6-8 (overnight) guests. > 6-8 guests maximum in 3-4 cabins. > Abel Tasman – minimum 1 night. > Marlborough Sounds – minimum 3 nights. > Bay of Islands – minimum 5 nights. If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.
- Captain is included.
- A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
- 26 guests
- Sailing Mega Yacht
Based in Auckland, New Zealand, this 87’ luxurious sailing yacht offers inspiring and memorable short local excursions as a wedding or special occasion venue and half, full day, overnight or week-long charters around Auckland's Hauraki Gulf and the Bay of Islands. Longer voyages are available on request. The vessel’s plush interior conveys a sense of effortless style and sophistication, with ample room for lounging in your cabin, dining alfresco in the cockpit area, formal dining in the saloon, or simply playing cards in the pilothouse. Fully catered meals on Yonder Star are an event celebrating innovative cuisine made with fresh, local ingredients and complemented with local wines and beverages that showcase regional excellence. For the discerning traveller and sailing enthusiast alike this elegant and beautifully New Zealand designed and built ketch, offers a refined blend of precision engineering and unsurpassed craftsmanship for those seeking a bespoke experience.
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Galley Stove & Oven
- Air Conditioning
- Wheel steering
- Cuddy Cabin
- Inboard Engine
- CD Player
- Center Cockpit
- Dual Comm-forward seating
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
Full refund up to 5 days prior.