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Sydney By Sail Day Charters

2 Murray St | Festival Pontoon, Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9280 1110
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New Years Eve Sail

During our family visit to Sydney to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary we booked a New Years... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jimndianemcg
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Phoenix, Arizona
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I wanted to treat the family to something special, particularly as our son was visiting from New... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pieter V
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney By Sail provides a range of sailing activities on Sydney Harbour. From 3 hour Scheduled Sailing Tours to Overnight Romantic Packages and Skippered/Bareboat Charters we can cater for everyone's sailing desires. A great way to experience Sydney's most famous landmarks and iconic buildings from a different perspective, you can take part in the sailing or sit back and relax!!
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2 Murray St | Festival Pontoon, Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

During our family visit to Sydney to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary we booked a New Years Eve Harbour Sail for 9 members of our family with Sydney By Sail. Since we travelled from the USA I did all of the booking arrangements long distance...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wanted to treat the family to something special, particularly as our son was visiting from New York with his true new yorker partner, and so selected the NYE Sydney fireworks. And there is no better view than from the water - and no better...More

Thank Pieter V
ED P, General Manager at Sydney By Sail Day Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Pieter. Great to hear you enjoyed the experience with us and had a memorable night on the Harbour. I hope we can be of service again in the future. All the best for 2018. Kind Regards ED

Reviewed 16 December 2017

An amazing day cruising Sydney harbour on the brand new Dufour 41foot in the company of skipper Neil. And then spent the night on this comfortable ship anchored in sight of Sydney. Enjoying the great food and drinks that you can order from an extensive...More

Thank walter v
Josh H, Manager at Sydney By Sail Day Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Hey Walter, Many thanks for your kind words. Neil said you guys were a pleasure to have aboard! The yacht was left in spectacular condition on your return, so thank you for that also. I will speak to Matt and see if we can get...More

Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

What a great sail on Hunter 36 with Captain Adrian. The harbor is beautiful. Lots of sailboats underway is many regattas. Boat is quite comfortable. Captain permitted crew to participate in all activities. Head/toilet on board. We had two reefs in the mainsail and a...More

Thank Travelin_Fuel
Reviewed 3 October 2017

A quality boat on the world's best harbour with a friendly and knowledgable skipper, and plenty of time at the helm if you like. What more could you want from an afternoon on the water. Thanks Neil for a great sail.More

Thank david_qld
Josh H, Front Office Manager at Sydney By Sail Day Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Hey David, We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your sail! We would love to sail with you again next time :) Neil is thankful for your kind words, and loves sharing his knowledge of Sailing and Sydney Harbour with beginners and experts alike! Cheers...More

Reviewed 23 July 2017

Really enjoyed our sail around Sydney Harbour. Just enough wind to make for a pleasant sail and a beautiful day contributed to a great afternoon. Boat was 36 feet. No food or beverage or cooler - all bring your own. Sunset was great time for...More

Thank 913WorldTraveler
Cathy L, Public Relations Manager at Sydney By Sail Day Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you for your feedback. Looking forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 18 January 2017

This was one of the best experiences we had while in Sydney. Long, our tour guide was very knowledgable about the boat and the harbour and was able to answer any questions we had. He also customized our tour based on what we wanted to...More

Thank Katie H
Cathy L, Guest Relations Manager at Sydney By Sail Day Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you for your feedback. Indeed Sydney is a beautiful Harbour!

Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

There is nothing quite like sailing around Sydney harbour. My husband and I had a great afternoon out on the water. Skipper was full of knowledge and very attentive. Would highly recommend, could not fault our experience.Thanks Sydney By Sail !

1  Thank TachlessCps
Cathy L, Guest Relations Manager at Sydney By Sail Day Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you for your feedback. Our skippers are careful selected for their knowledge and customer service.

Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

My partner surprised me last year for the couples overnight stay on the harbour. We were overjoyed with the quality of the vessel and the excellent service of Ed and our skipper. So much so that we decided to charter a boat for New Years...More

2  Thank AussieTrotter
Cathy L, Guest Relations Manager at Sydney By Sail Day Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you for your feedback. Our skippers are careful selected for their knowledge and customer service. NYE is very special on Sydney Harbour!

Reviewed 8 December 2016

I did various Sailing courses at Sydney by Sail. Ed Penn, could not have been more accommodating and an all round great guy to work with. All the Teachers were very knowledgeable & thorough, I highly recommend Sydney by Sail. I will be back next...More

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