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#Sip&Sail Sunset Cruise - Magnetic Island

#Sip&Sail Sunset Cruise - Magnetic Island

A memorable sunset cruise in the magical waters surrounding Magnetic Island aboard a beautiful 58 foot sailing yacht with delicious wine & local cheeses (included). Optional extras: Dinner at Peppers Blue on Blue Resort and Ferry Tickets

Set sail aboard a beautiful 58 foot sailing yacht for a memorable sunset cruise in the magical waters surrounding Magnetic Island.  Sip  Australian organic wines or premium beers accompanied by a selection of delicious cheeses while you watch the sun setting over Magnetic Island.


HIGHLIGHTS

  • On board a luxury 58 foot sailing yacht
  • Enjoy a leisurely sail in the waters of Cleveland Bay while watching the sun setting over Magnetic Island
  • Sample different Tamburlaine Organic Wines or enjoy a beer with a selection of delicious cheeses
  • Bring out the sailor in you and have a go at the helm 
  • Personal and intimate experience with the feel of a private charter
  • Looking for that extra special evening - select our Sip, Sail & Dine option which includes a two course special dinner at Peppers Blue on Blue


At 4.15pm you will be met on the corner of the Peppers Boardwalk restaurant and the Fantasea car ferry ramp at the Nelly Bay Ferry Terminal and shown to the beautiful 58 foot sailing yacht, which is only a stones throw away from the meeting spot.

Once on board you'll have a choice of places to sit - on the foredeck, on the beanbags in the middle or in one of the two cockpits at the back of the boat.  There's plenty of space for everyone to spread out and with a maximum of around fourteen guests it'll feel like your own private charter.

On departing Magnetic Island Marina at 4.30pm you'll receive a quick introduction and safety brief before pulling up sails in Cleveland Bay.  Guests are always invited to get involved if you wish, or feel free to watch the crew, Paul & Clare, hoist the sails before turning off the engine to enjoy the peace.

Once under sail, you will be offered a selection of Tamburlaine Organic Wines, which include Sauvignon Blanc, Vintage Blanc de Blanc, Chardonnay and a Petit Fleur (Rose). For non-wine drinkers, there is a locally brewed beer and soft drinks.  There is also a delicious cheese platter to enjoy with your wine - be sure to try the homemade pumpkin chutney!!!

The route of the 90 minute cruise in Cleveland Bay will depend on the wind (strength and direction) and the skipper, Paul will ensure that it is the most comfortable ride for the prevailing conditions.  Paul will also line the boat up for the perfect view of the sun setting over Magnetic Island - make sure your cameras are ready!

Once the sun has dropped below the island, we will drop the sails and motor back into Nelly Bay Harbour in time for your dinner plans.  If you're looking for a special dinner after the cruise then look no further than Peppers Boardwalk Restaurant.  We almost drop you off in the restaurant itself!


SIP, SAIL & DINE PACKAGE

We have teamed up with Peppers Blue on Blue to offer our guests a Sip, Sail & Dine package which includes a special two course menu to enjoy after the Sunset Cruise.  For only an additional $65 per person you'll enjoy a Main, a Side dish (to share) and a Dessert, along with a complimentary glass of house wine or beer.  2019 Menu will be coming soon.

We will make your reservation at Peppers Blue on Blue Restaurant for you at 6.15pm after the sunset cruise.

Please note:  Certain dates the Boardwalk Restaurant is closed for a function.  On those dates the menu is still available in the function room. We will contact you and give you the option if you want to proceed in these events.

TO BOOK: Select "Dine Package" as an extra when booking.

FERRY TICKETS

For your convenience you can book return ferry tickets from Townsville at time of booking.  Select the Ferry ticket as an extra when booking.  

TO BOOK: Select "Ferry Transfer" as an extra when booking.


SIP, SAIL & DINE FROM TOWNSVILLE

If you are looking to do our Sip, Sail and Dine package and you are coming from Townsville, please select our special package which includes return Sealink ferry tickets with a complimentary beverage, the sunset cruise and Dinner at the Boardwalk Restaurant.

TO BOOK: Select "Dine package AND Ferry tickets" as an extra when booking.


TIMING

We depart Magnetic Island Marina, Nelly Bay at 4.30pm and return around 6pm.


AVAILABILITY & BOOKINGS:

Sunset cruises are available every day except Mondays from early April until mid October (except during Magnetic Island Race Week - 28th August 2019 to 6th September)


ITINERARY

  • Meet at the corner of Peppers Boardwalk Restaurant and the Fantasea Car Ferry Ramp at the Nelly Bay Terminal at 4.15pm
  • The crew will show you to the vessel, Pilgrim, for boarding
  • Depart marina at 4.30pm
  • Pull out sails and enjoy the peace (wind permitting)
  • Enjoy Tamburlaine Organic Wines, premium beers or soft drinks and delicious cheeses
  • Enjoy watching the sun setting over Magnetic Island
  • Return to Magnetic Island Marina at approximately 6.00pm

PICK UP

Please meet by the car ferry ramp (next to the Peppers Blue on Blue deck) at Nelly Bay Ferry Terminal at 4.15pm

One of the crew will meet you there and show you to the boat.  Look out for someone in a white "Pilgrim Sailing" shirt! 

Please arrive promptly so we depart the dock on time. Unfortunately if you are late the boat will have left without you.

We will depart at 4.30pm SHARP.

DROP OFF

After the cruise Pilgrim will return to Magnetic Island Marina around 6.00pm after the sun has set behind the island.


WHAT TO BRING

  • Flat white soled shoes or you can go bare foot.
  • Comfortable clothes

If you are wearing unsuitable shoes you will be asked to remove them.


INCLUSIONS

  • Tamburlaine Organic Wines, premium beers or soft drinks (all inclusive)
  • Selection of local cheeses with accompaniments
  • Great Barrier Reef levy

RESTRICTIONS

Cruises will only run with four or more adults.



*Tamburlaine Organic Wines are a proud partner of Pilgrim Sailing and a boutique wine producer based in the Hunter Valley, NSW.  They pride themselves on being the largest organic wine producer in Australia.  All their wines are the perfect accompaniment to an evening sail on Pilgrim.

  • Duration : 90 Minutes (approx.)
From AUD $95.00

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Lunchtime Sailing Cruise - Magnetic Island

Lunchtime Sailing Cruise - Magnetic Island

Jump on board with only a few other guests for a sail to one of the beautiful bays of Magnetic Island. Explore the beach, enjoy a swim or just relax before a delicious BBQ & local seafood lunch (included in price) is served.

Jump on board with only a few other guests for a sail to one of the beautiful bays of Magnetic Island. Enjoy a swim or just chill out before a delicious BBQ lunch (included) is served.


HIGHLIGHTS

  • On board a luxury 58 foot sailing yacht
  • Learn a little about sailing and help sail or steer the boat if you wish
  • Explore one of Magnetic Island secluded beaches
  • Go for a swim or hang out on the giant inflatable mat
  • Maybe spot a whale or two (in season)
  • Enjoy a delicious BBQ and local seafood lunch (included)
  • Personal and intimate experience with two professional & friendly crew to assist
  • Tamburlaine Organic Wines, premium beers or soft drinks to enjoy with your lunch and the sail home (included)

The 58 foot yacht, Pilgrim, is perfect for a lunchtime cruise for guests of all ages. Pilgrim is large, stable and comfortable with two deep cockpits which are super safe for kids.

Interested in sailing? The crew - Paul and Clare - love to get you involved and teach you a bit too.  Great as a distraction/entertainment for the kids!

The number of guests on board is kept to a minimum to ensure a very personal service.  Generally no more than 12 guests so plenty of space for everyone to spread out and relax.

Lunch and soft drinks are included.  The BBQ lunch is a selection of local prawns, premium sausages, homemade salads with fresh bread rolls.  

You'll also enjoy complimentary Tamburlaine Organic Wines or premium beer with your lunch and for the sail back home. (NEW FOR 2019)

If you are allergic to anything or have a special dietary requirements - please advise at time of booking.  There may be a small additional charge to accommodate special diets which we will confirm with you via email after booking.


NOTE:  Cruises will only run with six or more guests.


AVAILABILITY:  Lunchtime cruises are available on Friday, Saturday and Sundays from early April to early October. Plus on Wednesdays during school holidays. Alternatively please contact us if you have a date in mind and we will see what we can do!


TIMING:  We depart Magnetic Island Marina, Nelly Bay at 11.15am and return around 3 - 3.15 pm


ITINERARY

  • Board Pilgrim at Magnetic Island Marina, Nelly Bay at 11.00am
  • Depart marina at 11.15am
  • Pull out sail and enjoy the peace (wind permitting) (approximately 1 - 1.5 hours)
  • Drop anchor in a secluded bay on Magnetic Island
  • Explore the beach, go for a swim or chill out on the giant inflatable mat or just relax on board.
  • Enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch
  • Sail back to Nelly Bay at around 3 - 3.15 pm

PICK UP:  We meet by the car ferry ramp (next to the Peppers Blue on Blue deck) at Nelly Bay Ferry Terminal at 11.00am.  


DROP OFF: After the cruise Pilgrim will return to Magnetic Island Marina, Nelly Bay around 3pm.


WHAT TO BRING

  • Flat white-soled shoes (or you can go barefoot if you prefer)
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen & a hat
  • Camera
  • Swimmers & towel
  • Spray jacket and something warm (just in case)

If you are wearing unsuitable shoes you will be asked to remove them.


INCLUSIONS

  • BBQ lunch - Local prawns plus a selection of BBQ options served with homemade salads & fresh bread rolls & soft drinks
  • Complimentary wine and beer with lunch and for the sail home.
  • Great Barrier Reef levy

  • Duration : 4 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $149.00

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#Sip&Sail Private - Magnetic Island

#Sip&Sail Private - Magnetic Island

Set sail aboard a beautiful 58 foot sailing yacht for a memorable sunset cruise in the magical waters surrounding Magnetic Island exclusively for your and your guests and includes wine, beer and a delicious cheese platter. (Private Charter)

Set sail aboard a beautiful 58 foot sailing yacht for a memorable sunset cruise in the magical waters surrounding Magnetic Island.  Enjoy a selection of Australian organic wine or premium beer accompanied by a selection of delicious cheeses while you watch the sun setting over Magnetic Island.

Note: This is the Private Charter option, if you want to book for individuals, couples or small groups please select Sip&Sail Sunset Cruise - Magnetic Island.


HIGHLIGHTS

  • On board a luxury 58 foot sailing yacht
  • Enjoy a leisurely sail in the waters of Cleveland Bay while watching the sun setting over Magnetic Island
  • Tamburlaine Organic Wines and Premium beers with a selection of delicious cheeses (all inclusive)
  • Bring out the sailor in you and have a go at the helm 
  • Personal and intimate experience 

Our #Sip&Sail Private Sunset Cruise is perfect for you if you would like to enjoy a beautiful 58 foot sailing yacht all to yourselves, whether a large group or for an intimate evening with your family or loved one.  Pilgrim can take up to 24 guests and we have no restrictions on the minimum number of guests, just a minimum charge for hiring the boat for the Sip&Sail.

The #Sip&Sail Private is a 90 minute sailing cruise in Cleveland Bay, where you will enjoy Tamburlaine Organic wines or Great Barrier Beer along with a cheese platter as you watch the sunset over Magnetic Island.

The cruise starts at 4.15pm, when you will be met on the corner of the Peppers Boardwalk restaurant and the Fantasea car ferry ramp at the Nelly Bay Ferry Terminal and shown to the beautiful 58 foot sailing yacht, which is only a stones throw away from the meeting spot.

Once on board you'll have a choice of places to sit - on the foredeck, on the beanbags in the middle or in one of the two cockpits at the back of the boat.  There's plenty of space for everyone to spread out and be comfortable.

On departing Magnetic Island Marina at 4.30pm you'll receive a quick introduction and safety brief before pulling up sails in Cleveland Bay.  Guests are always invited to get involved if you wish, or feel free to watch the crew, Paul & Clare, hoist the sails before turning off the engine to enjoy the peace.

Once under sail, you will be offered a selection of Tamburlaine Organic Wines, which include Sauvignon Blanc, Vintage Blanc de Blanc, Chardonnay and a Petit Fleur (Rose). For non-wine drinkers, there is a locally brewed beer and soft drinks.  There is also a delicious cheese platter to enjoy with your wine - be sure to try the homemade pumpkin chutney!!!

The route of the 90 minute cruise in Cleveland Bay will depend on the wind (strength and direction) and the skipper, Paul will ensure that it is the most comfortable ride for the prevailing conditions.  Paul will also line the boat up for the perfect view of the sun setting over Magnetic Island - make sure your cameras are ready!

Once the sun has dropped below the island, we will drop the sails and motor back into Nelly Bay Harbour in time for your dinner plans.  If you're looking for a special dinner after the cruise then look no further than Peppers Boardwalk Restaurant.  We almost drop you off in the restaurant itself!



SIP, SAIL & DINE PACKAGE

We have teamed up with Peppers Blue on Blue to offer our guests a Sip, Sail & Dine package which includes a special two course menu to enjoy after the Sunset Cruise.  For only an additional $65 per person you'll enjoy a Main, a Side dish (to share) and a Dessert, along with a complimentary glass of house wine or beer.  2018 Menu will be coming soon.

To book the Sip, Sail & Dine Package, select your chosen date & number of guests (as you would to book the #Sip&Sail), click "Book Now" & select the Dine package as an extra. 


We will make your reservation at Peppers Blue on Blue Restaurant for you at 6.15pm after the sunset cruise.

Please note:  Certain dates the Boardwalk Restaurant is closed for a function.  On those dates the menu is still available however the dinner will be in one of the function rooms.  We will contact you to confirm your booking in these occasions.


BYO Option:

Note: If you prefer to bring your own drinks, nibbles and ice enter the code BYOSIPSAIL15 to receive a 15% discount. 


FERRY TICKETS

For your convenience you can book return ferry tickets from Townsville at time of booking.  Select the Ferry ticket extra when booking.


TIMING

We depart Magnetic Island Marina, Nelly Bay at 4.30pm and return around 6pm.


AVAILABILITY & BOOKINGS:

Sunset cruises are available every day from early April until early October (except from 27th August to 7th September when we will be racing at Magnetic Island Race Week).

We welcome smaller groups, however we have a minimum charge of $950.


ITINERARY

 

  • Meet at the corner of Peppers Boardwalk Restaurant and the Fantasea Car Ferry Ramp at the Nelly Bay Terminal at 4.15pm
  • The crew will show you to Pilgrim for boarding
  • Depart marina at 4.30pm
  • Pull out sails and enjoy the peace (wind permitting)
  • Enjoy a glass of two of Tamburlaine Organic Wines, beer or soft drinks and delicious cheeses
  • Enjoy watching the sun setting over Magnetic Island
  • Return to Magnetic Island Marina at approximately 6.00pm


PICK UP

 

Please meet by the car ferry ramp (next to the Peppers Blue on Blue deck) at Nelly Bay Ferry Terminal at 4.15pm.  One of the crew will meet you there and show you to the boat.  Look out for someone in a white "Pilgrim Sailing" shirt! Please arrive promptly so we depart the dock on time. Unfortunately, if you are late the boat will have left without you. We will depart at 4.30pm SHARP.

 

DROP OFF


After the cruise Pilgrim will return to Magnetic Island Marina around 6.00pm after the sun has set behind the island.



WHAT TO BRING

 

  • Flat white soled shoes or you can go bare foot.
  • Comfortable clothes

If you are wearing unsuitable shoes you will be asked to remove them.

 

INCLUSIONS

 

  • Tamburlaine Organic Wines*, Premium Beer or soft drinks
  • Selection of cheeses with crackers
  • Great Barrier Reef levy

  • Duration : 90 Minutes (approx.)
From AUD $95.00

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Private Charter - Magnetic Island

Private Charter - Magnetic Island

Charter Pilgrim, a beautiful 58 foot sailing yacht with your friends or family for an amazing day on the water around Magnetic Island. Sail, swim, relax and explore - whatever you wish for a great day out!


Enjoy hanging out with your friends or family on board a beautiful 58 foot sailing boat in the magical waters and bays of Magnetic Island.  


HIGHLIGHTS
  • On board a luxury 58 foot yacht, Pilgrim
  • Flexible itinerary to suit you and your guests
  • Drop anchor in a protected bay on Magnetic Island
  • Enjoy a BBQ or seafood platter while at anchor (catering is extra)
  • Take a ride on the dinghy to the beach to explore
  • Relax on the bean bags on deck
  • Go for a swim in the turquoise waters
  • Play or chill on the giant inflatable mat - great for kids and adults!
  • Check out some of the Magnetic Island wildlife - Charlie the Cod, the Brahminy Kites, the Butterfly fish and more!
  • Fully catered or Bring your Own catering
  • Exclusive use of Pilgrim for you and your guests (with crew)
  • You'll be looked after by Paul & Clare, owners of Pilgrim

We'll take you for a gentle sail and then drop anchor in a protected Magnetic Island bay.

You can go for a swim, explore the beach, chill on deck while your lunch is being prepared by the crew.

We can arrange delicious catering ready for your arrival.  Or you can keep the cost down by BYO food (we'll still prepare and cook it for you).

You don't have to do a thing...the crew, Paul & Clare, will do all they can to help you relax and have fun.


SUGGESTED ITINERARY
  • Board Pilgrim at Magnetic Island Marina
  • Skipper finds out if you have any special requests for the charter (sailing, swimming etc)
  • Skipper's briefs everyone on safety and sailing
  • Pull up sails and cruise the beautiful waters surrounding Magnetic Island
  • Drop anchor in a quiet bay 
  • Explore the beach, go for a swim or a play on the giant inflatable mat or  just hang out on the bean bags while your lunch is prepared for you
  • Food is laid out (buffet-style) in saloon for guests to help themselves and take back on deck or at the saloon table
  • Gentle sail back to the marina

PRICES

BYO Private Charter : $100 per person  + $150 BYO Charge. Minimum charge $1,150.

Private Charter with BBQ Lunch: $130 per person. Minimum Charge $1300.

All inclusive Private Charter (includes catering & beverages): $179 per person. Minimum Charge $1,790.


CATERING OPTIONS


BBQ Lunch includes local prawns, premium sausages, chicken skewers, marinated halloumi served with homemade salads and bread rolls.

The All Inclusive includes:
Local Cheese platters & accompaniments
 BBQ lunch (as above)
Seasonal fruit platter
Selection of Tamburlaine Organic Wines, premium beers and soft drinks



DATES, TIMES & NUMBERS

You can select the time of day you want your charter.  We recommend around 11am, this gives you enough time for a sail before stopping for lunch.  

Private charters are available for 4, 5 or 6 hours.  Our standard charter is for four hours however if you want to ensure you have enough time to sail, swim and relax we recommend five or six hours.

Day charters must finish by 4pm (exceptions may be possible on request). 

Pilgrim is licensed for up to 24 guests.  For Private Charters we have a minimum charge of $1000 - equivalent of 10 adults).

We understand that your day on the water is important to get right so if you need more information or advice before booking please email us at info@pilgrimsailing.com.au and we will do our best to help you out.


DEPARTING FROM:  Magnetic Island Marina, Nelly Bay.  


RETURNING TO:  Magnetic Island Marina, Nelly Bay.


We can arrange return ferry tickets from Townsville at time of booking if you wish.


WHAT TO BRING:

  • Flat white soled shoes (or you can go barefoot)
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Swimmers and beach towels.
  • Sunscreen
  • Spray jacket (just in case)

If you are wearing unsuitable shoes you will be asked to remove them.


WHAT'S ON BOARD:

Pilgrim is fully equipped with:

  • Eskies and refrigeration
  • Glasses, plates, cutlery, serving platters etc
  • BBQ and oven
  • Stereo with ipod connectivity
  • Large awning over cockpits and foredeck (if required)
  • Swim ladder
  • Dinghy to access the beach



  • Duration : 4 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $100.00

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Magnetic Island Race Week (Full Regatta)

Magnetic Island Race Week (Full Regatta)

Join the Pilgrim crew for the full five days of racing at Magnetic Island Race Week....

Join the crew on Pilgrim for the full five days of racing and experience the exhilaration of racing in one of Queensland's premier yacht races in the beautiful waters surrounding Magnetic Island!

HIGHLIGHTS:


  • Sail in a premier yacht race in the magical waters surrounding Magnetic Island
  • Race on board a beautiful 58 foot yacht (large, stable and comfortable)
  • Hoist the spinnaker and enjoy the colourful display of sails all around
  • Experienced crew on board to help race the boat and give instruction to guests (as required)
  • All skill levels welcome
  • Learn some basic sailing or brush up on your existing sailing knowledge 
  • Join the crew in post race celebrations on board and onshore with other race crews

There's plenty to do aboard a racing yacht so regardless of your skill level you'll be given the opportunity to get involved hoisting, trimming or grinding!!  There will be several experienced sailors on board to guide and instruct you throughout the race.

Racing is not for the faint hearted so please ensure you have a reasonable level of fitness as everyone on board will be part of the crew for the day and expected to get involved.  

Full Regatta Pricing includes:

  • Five days of racing
  • Crew shirt and cap
  • Lunches, snacks and a post race drink (or two) on race days
  • Seafood lunch on lay day
  • Accommodation at Peppers Blue on Blue (or equivalent)

Racing starts on Friday 31st August until Wednesday 5th September (inclusive).


Sunday is a "lay day" with no racing - a great opportunity to explore Magnetic Island or relax on one of the Island's 23 magnificent beaches.


WHAT TO BRING:

  • White soled shoes ONLY on board
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Sunscreen
  • Cap & sunnies
  • Spray jacket & something warm (just in case)


DATES & TIMES:

Magnetic Island Race Week 2019 runs from 30th August until Wednesday 4th September 2019 (inclusive)


  • Duration : 6 Days (approx.)
From AUD $1,495.00

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