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Vigilant Yacht Charters

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Capture the magic of this classic single mast yacht as you sail around the aquatic playground of the bay of islands. Design your own day, your own custom built adventure, aboard this 14 meter fully equipped yacht which offers you the very best in...more
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1 Manawaora Road, Russell 0272, New Zealand
+64 21 372 271
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were drawn to Russell for their annual Walking Weekend, but with one person who wasn't up for much walking, we chose to do this full day trip: motoring and sailing through the Bay of Islands (you really appreciate the name if you're on the...More

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NathalieL1233, Manager at Vigilant Yacht Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much Annalily! It was a pleasure to have you on board we are happy to hear you enjoyed yourself, it was lovely getting to know you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a wonderful day with nick and natalie on the vigilant sailboat. They gave us detailed information about the different islands and animal habitats. We did a nice hike on a beach and over to other side. We had a homemade lunch which was...More

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NathalieL1233, Manager at Vigilant Yacht Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey guys! Thanks so much for the review, we're happy to hear you had a good time!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great day on the water with Nik and Natalie. Would highly recommend going sailing with them for a great experience on spectacular “Bay of Islands”.

Thank Greg G
NathalieL1233, Manager at Vigilant Yacht Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the review Greg! We loved having you both on board, we hope you had a great anniversary!

Reviewed 19 July 2018

We had a wonderful day sailing with Nik and Nat!! They're full of knowledge and answered unending questions. We stopped off to explore an island and finished the afternoon in a pretty significant rain but Nik and Nat had enough rain gear on board for...More

1  Thank kgrow17
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Leave all your worries behind, this was an amazing days adventure, we really enjoyed the day on the yacht. We stopped to have a beautiful fresh simple lunch. This is a must to do with these guys.

1  Thank KBW23
Reviewed 24 April 2018

We had a great day out with Nik and Nat. Nothing was a problem and their knowledge of the area was comprehensive. Although not enough wind to sail properly, it was a very relaxing day. Highly recommended.

1  Thank imarinejt
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Although it did rain on the first half of our day out on the yacht it was so good. Made to feel very welcome by Nik and crew. Loved standing on deck with full sails. Such an awesome feeling. Saw sharks and dolphins jumping out...More

1  Thank Karen W
Reviewed 25 March 2018

We had a fantastic day on the Bay of Islands aboard Vigilant. Only 9 people on board. There was a light breeze in the morning that allowed us to set the sails. Nick and Nat found a quiet and protected beach to drop the anchor....More

1  Thank lynne H
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Beautiful sail day with Dave . We stopped at a beautiful bay had a hearty sandwich lunch freshly made by Dave Got an opportunity to take the wheel , pull I the sails or just soak in the sun . A great day out

1  Thank beverly s
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We HIGHLY recommend this trip. Nik and Natalie were absolutely amazing and gave us such a brilliant day! The lunch was great and was so good to have something healthy cooked up on a day trip. They provide fruit and water if you wish to...More

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NikVigilant, Owner at Vigilant Yacht Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Thanks so much for the review! You're too sweet! We loved having you guys out, glad to hear you had fun!

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