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Vigilant Yacht Charters

1 Manawaora Road, Russell 0272, New Zealand
+64 21 372 271
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Full Day Sailing in the Bay of Islands
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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 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
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Thank you!! We had a wonderful day on your boat. The stay on Maturua Island was great. We enjoyed it!!

1  Thank Catrin F
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Want to have a lazy, calm, chilled-out cruise around the Bay of Islands on a luxury yacht with only 8 others (max) on board??? Then Vigilant is for you. Nick & Cindy were great - there when you wanted something and in the background when...More

1  Thank elvispezlie
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We had a daytrip with nick & cindy and it was great! Excellent food, free kayak and snorkling for a whole day on the water. Very friendly people and a nice sailing boat. On top the ferry from paihia to russel was included which is...More

1  Thank tims872016
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Forget the tourist boats get aboard Vigilant for a fantastic day on the water sailing, swimming and visiting the Bay of Islands. Excellent value and beautiful scenery. Nik and staff could not have been more welcoming thank you!

Thank Alison O
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We took this trip today and it was one of the highlights of our New Zealand tour. We had an exciting sail across to Robertson Island, a trip up the island to view the bay, snorkelling, kayaking, an excellent lunch on board and a really...More

Thank _dave_mcmillan53
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Kudos to Nix‼. Beautiful boat and Nik is a total professional. We sailed for about 4 hours. Spent about 1.5 hours at a secluded beach People either swam to shore or took the motorized dinghy. There were also 2 kayaks. We loved the day! Beatrix...More

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