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Vigilant Yacht Charters

1 Manawaora Road, Russell 0272, New Zealand
+64 21 372 271
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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 quality, comfort and safety and where your experienced skipper and crew are on board to ensure you have a day to remember.
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1 Manawaora Road, Russell 0272, New Zealand
+64 21 372 271
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank Janet L
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Thank rhammer313
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great boat, Amazing scenery, dolphins, tasty lunch and a very knowledgable skipper! Vigilant Yacht Charters is a top 10 activity for a trip in New Zealand.

Thank Johan v
NikVigilant, Owner at Vigilant Yacht Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much Johan! I'm glad to hear you enjoyed the trip. We hope to have you out again with us sometime.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks for a great day out, Nick and Natalie! Everything was just the ticket, thoughtful planning, nutritious lunch, great info. Will certainly recommend you further!!

Thank Wanda22Rotorua
vigilant13, Owner at Vigilant Yacht Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for coming out with us! We're happy to hear you had a good time!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did a private, two night stay aboard Vigilant and had a thrilling time. The Vigilant crew are absolutely beautiful souls. they gave us a local’s perspective, along with an authentic sailing experience. the captain has an impressive sailing resume and mean culinary skills. definitely...More

Thank Mary T
vigilant13, Owner at Vigilant Yacht Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

You guys were a pleasure to have on board! Couldn't have asked for two better passengers. Safe travels, and let us know when your banjo career takes off!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nick and Natilie gave us a phenomenal day on the water, complete with dolphins, an island visit and great food. We would thoroughly recommend.

Thank townsendfamily
vigilant13, Owner at Vigilant Yacht Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the review guys! You were a pleasure to have on board!

Reviewed 11 May 2017

We signed on for a day sailing with four others and were rewarded with a peaceful but invigorating trip from Russell to Moturua Island where we anchored. Swiming, hiking and kayaking were all in the cards while a fresh lunch was being prepared on board....More

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Nik is an extremely experienced yachtsman who owns a stunning boat with an interesting history. We had a great day out, spending time sailing the boat and chatting, learning about the area with Niks amazing local knowledge. Extremely highly recommended, if you're into stunning scenery...More

Thank Creditcrunched
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Our family of five (three young kids) experienced a magnificent three day / two night sailing trip on the stylish Vigilant. Nik grew up in Russell and that shows. His love for the magnificent Bay of Islands is contagious and with the help of "Deck...More

1  Thank John_Bulll
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Plenty of time sailing, plenty of time to swim/kayak/walk about on whatever island Nik decides to take you to. He & Cindy v pleasant/helpful/knowledgeable. We were lucky in that only 6 guests on board....possibly it might be a bit tight if you had the full...More

1  Thank george y
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