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We share everything there is to know about hiring a yacht and sailing in the Whitsundays. Follow our blog for regular posts on attractions in the Whitsunday Islands and how to get the most out of your adventure of a lifetime.

sailing whitsundays
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When you hire a yacht with Whitsundays Rent a Yacht, you have the option to hire a fully qualified... Read More
Sailing with kids
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Sailing with kids on a charter is highly recommended.  It provides an opportunity for quality... Read More
Border Island
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Located to the east of Hook and Whitsunday Islands, Border Island offers amazing snorkelling,... Read More
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There are six varieties of sea turtles in the Whitsundays and sighting them is common when... Read More
The Balfour's
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Margaret Balfour and Shane Bridges have been bareboat chartering with Whitsunday Rent A Yacht for... Read More
Langford Island
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​The second-largest island in the Cumberland group, deep inlets, ideal kayaking conditions,... Read More
Two men sailing a vessel and towing a dinghy in the Whitsundays
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The most common question we get asked is "Do I need sailing experience to go on a bareboat charter... Read More
Men and women on a Whitsunday beach form a human pyramid on the sand
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Do you have one of those screen savers on your computer which flicks through amazing beach... Read More
Sailing in the Whitsundays
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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When you charter a yacht with Whitsunday Rent a Yacht, it helps, but it's not essential that one... Read More
Aerial view of swirling white sandbanks in turquoise waters of Hill Inlet on Whitsunday Island
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When I'm briefing or chatting with visiting charterers, I’m often asked to recommend anchorages... Read More
stinger season whitsundays
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November has arrived and the Whitsundays' stinger season is here again! Should this dissuade you... Read More
Two bushwalkers sit at the side of a rocky creek in a tropical Whitsunday forest
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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
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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
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Many people who charter with us ask if they need to know how to anchor a boat. Before you take... Read More