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    A Sailing Cruise on a skippered yacht charter is a fabulous way for you to savour our stunning Sydney Harbour.

    Here you will find blogs on news and events about Sydney's waterways, yacht charters, Learning to Sail and Eastcoast Sailing . We are passionate about people, family, friends, boating and fun. There is nothing better than a day with friends on Sydney Harbour and one of it’s many fabulous beaches.

    We would also love to hear from you and welcome everyone who enjoyed sailing on Sydney Harbour to share their experience with us and the world.

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Vivid Sydney Starts tonight


Vivid Sydney starts tonight promising to be the most spectacular yet. The incredible lighting of Vivid Sydney is best seen from Sydney Harbour. Amazing laser light images are projected onto the Sydney Harbour icons including the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Customs House, and the Museum of Contemporary Art. Also, around at Darling Harbour … Continue reading

Acrobatics on yachts comes to Sydney Harbour


Yachts and acrobatics ? An unlikely mix, but French couple Delphine Lechifflart and Franck Rabilier, and their daughters are performing acrobatics in Sydney on their yacht La Loupiote. Lechifflart said the performance blends circus, dance and theatre. The couple use the mast, boom, rigging, spinnaker and other parts of their yacht in their shows, together … Continue reading

Unique to Sydney Harbour – Pontoon Cruiser


This unique hire boat is new to Eastcoast Sailing and to Sydney Harbour ! The Pontoon Cruiser is the ideal venue for a small group or intimate charter cruise on Sydney Harbour. The layout of this boat is great for socialising, with uninterrupted views from lovely comfortable lounges. This sumptuous boat is also popular for … Continue reading

Navy Fleet review Spectacular


Thousands of spectator yachts and motor boats anchored around the inner bays of Sydney Harbour to watch the main day of International Navy Fleet Review spectacular. During the day, the Navy fleet warships cruised past dignitaries including Prince Harry and the Governor General. Quite an imposing sight. Fly overs from various warplanes, roaring over boats … Continue reading

Catamarans flying – America’s Cup


Wow – the speed of these catamarans is breathing taking : Some quick stats : speed : 45 knots + (faster than wind speed) high of mast : 40 m, 8 stories high fixed wing (not a sail) length : 72ftsome quick stats Gallantly raced by the Kiwis. Congrats to the Americans. {BTW… Skipper of … Continue reading

Historic Quarantine Station Family Fun Day


Q Station at North Head was swarming with families young and old at yesterday’s Family Fun Day. The weather was superb, bringing crowds to soak up the history, sun , sand and ocean together in one magnificent location. Manly was originally a quarantine station for migrant ships arriving in Sydney from the 1830s to 1984. … Continue reading

Eastcoast Sailing Cruises the French Riviera


Cruising the French Riviera Eastcoast Sailing had the privilege of visiting one of the world class locations for yacht charter holidays in the world – the French Riviera. On a yacht charter holiday on the French Riviera, in the South of France, you can experience the razzle-dazzle; the glitz and glamour; the Versace; the Dior; … Continue reading

Nova 96.9 cruises with Eastcoast Sailing


NOVA 96.9 on board with Eastcoast Sailing Wippa’s Final Weekend of Freedom Tour Nova 96.9 popular DJ Wippa  and his beautiful fiancé , Lisa are getting married! To celebrate the pending nuptials, Nova 96.9 have been throwing him a party and all of Sydney were invited to join in. Eastcoast Sailing organised for Fitzy and … Continue reading

Sydney Boat Show


It’s dream time again at Darling Harbour. The Sydney Boat Show is on exhibiting a beautiful range of yachts, catamarans and motor boats. Check it out 1-5 August…

Sydney Harbour Helipad a no-fly


The latest news on the Sydney Harbour helipad is that the development is on pause. The proposed floating helipad to be loctaed near Fort Denison has approval from the Roads and Maritime Services. Several local councils including North Sydney, were upset when they found out about the approved development, as they were not consulted. But … Continue reading

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