No visit to the Bay of Islands is complete without spending a day sailing out into these sparkling waters aboard Vigilant and discovering one of New Zealand’s most recognised sailing places. Capture the enchantment of this classic single-mast yacht as you cruise around the Bay of Islands’ aquatic playground.
Vigilant Yacht Charters provides a comfortable and spacious sailing experience for up to 10 people. Some clients choose to sit back and relax, while others enjoy actively participating in hoisting the sails and being at the helm of this lovely 42-foot classic yacht.
This 1980 vintage sailing boat has spent her entire existence in Russell. Set sail from Russell on a full-day sailing trip and fall in love with the Bay of Islands, New Zealand’s dazzling beauty. On the spectacular decks of Vigilant, explore the high seas and breathtaking scenery.
With over 140 islands to choose from, you may kayak, swim, or snorkel in crystal clear water in its numerous bays and lagoons or stroll along its hidden beaches and gorgeous lookouts accessible only by sea.
Whether you want to sit back and relax while taking in the breathtaking views or try your hand at raising the sails and being at the helm of this beautiful yacht, your Crew Nik or Nat will ensure that your sailing excursion showcases the finest of the Bay of Islands.
We are glad to take you to any Island you choose to visit; alternatively, trust our great captain to show you the finest of the Bay of Islands.
Spend the day strolling around white sand beaches, snorkelling, kayaking, or simply relaxing on the large deck of the Vigilant.
Sailing in the Bay of Islands is highly sought after by sailors worldwide and is often regarded as the crown gem of New Zealand’s sailing waters.
Our fully equipped sailing yacht provides the ultimate in luxury and safety. We invite you to join in on the sailing of this magnificent yacht or sit back and observe.
Vigilant is ideal for private family charters, business gatherings, or romantic retreats in roomy comfort to rest, refresh, and inspire.
We recognise that this is your day, and as such, we provide flexibility in terms of offering you a pre-arranged route or tailoring an itinerary to your needs.
Catching the enchantment of this classic single-mast boat as you sail around the bay of the island’s aquatic playground.
With many beaches and coves to choose from, you may spend your afternoon wandering along the sandy, white shoreline, lounging on the beach, or partaking in one of the water sports available. Vigilant provides kayaks, paddle boards, and snorkelling equipment to ensure you get the most out of your excursion.
Vigilant Sailing Charters also provide overnight charters and depending on your requests, we can provide a competitive price, be it one night away or a week away – it’s your choice and your boat for as long as you need it.