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Whether you’re researching where to go in the Whitsundays, brushing up on your sailing knowledge, or perhaps you would like to know more about ecotourism and Australian travel... there’s bound to be something that will interest you here.

Airlie Beach things to do
There are many things to do in Airlie Beach, it is the gateway to the Whitsundays after all. But... Read More
Whitsundays Bareboating with kids
The Whitsundays is the perfect location for bareboating with kids. The islands offer tranquil... Read More
prepare bareboat charter
Like with any holiday, if you prepare for your bareboat charter you will be making the most out of... Read More
Sail the Great Barrier Reef
Whitsunday Rent a Yacht is the only charter company in the Whitsundays which offers flotilla... Read More
A cloudy sky reflected in the calm water of Nara inlet, surrounded by the hills of Hook Island
What's so good about Nara Inlet? Ask that question to anyone at the Rent a Yacht office and they... Read More
sailing whitsundays
When you hire a yacht with Whitsundays Rent a Yacht, you have the option to hire a fully qualified... Read More
Sailing with kids
Sailing with kids on a charter is highly recommended.  It provides an opportunity for quality... Read More
Border Island
Located to the east of Hook and Whitsunday Islands, Border Island offers amazing snorkelling,... Read More
There are six varieties of sea turtles in the Whitsundays and sighting them is common when... Read More
The Balfour's
Margaret Balfour and Shane Bridges have been bareboat chartering with Whitsunday Rent A Yacht for... Read More
Langford Island
​The second-largest island in the Cumberland group, deep inlets, ideal kayaking conditions,... Read More
Sailing in the Whitsundays
If you’re reading a post about an Australian bareboat charter packing list in, congratulations, you... Read More
Beautiful clown fish swimming past coral with Whitsunday Rent a Yacht
If there is one good thing to come out of the intention to save the reef, it’s that it minimises a... Read More
Snorkelling child with Whitsunday Rent a Yacht
Family yacht charters are amazing family holidays, especially in a place like the Whitsundays. From... Read More
Sydney Weekender - a host enjoying the view when visiting Whitsunday Rent a Yacht
Channel 7 lifestyle program Sydney Weekender visited us at Whitsunday Rent a Yacht a few... Read More
One of Whitsunday Rent a Yacht's yachts
We keep saying that sailing in the Whitsundays is easy, and it really is. However, there are... Read More
GPS chart plotter aboard a Whitsundays sailing vessel
When you charter a yacht with Whitsunday Rent a Yacht, it helps, but it's not essential that one... Read More
Two men sailing a vessel and towing a dinghy in the Whitsundays
The most common question we get asked is "Do I need sailing experience to go on a bareboat charter... Read More
Aerial view of swirling white sandbanks in turquoise waters of Hill Inlet on Whitsunday Island
When I'm briefing or chatting with visiting charterers, I’m often asked to recommend anchorages... Read More
stinger season whitsundays
November has arrived and the Whitsundays' stinger season is here again! Should this dissuade you... Read More
Men and women on a Whitsunday beach form a human pyramid on the sand
Do you have one of those screen savers on your computer which flicks through amazing beach... Read More
Two bushwalkers sit at the side of a rocky creek in a tropical Whitsunday forest
We recently enjoyed a few nights out on charter in very patchy weather, so in between the showers... Read More
Motor dinghy mounted on the back of a Whitsunday Rent A Yacht charter yacht
The most common avoidable mistake experienced by charterers with all bareboat companies in the... Read More
A raised anchor and anchor winch on the deck of a Whitsunday Rent A Yacht charter yacht
Many people who charter with us ask if they need to know how to anchor a boat. Before you take... Read More