Pittwater Yacht Charter
SmartBoating Pittwater Bareboat Charters – Set Yourself Free!

Pittwater bareboat charters are the perfect way for you to escape…

… and freely explore one of Australia’s finest yacht charter locations.

You can read more about our top class waterway in our Pittwater sailing guide.

And here’s a Pittwater map with details of our bareboat yacht charter limits and a guide to the public moorings.

Pittwater Bareboat Charters – Experience Needed

For our Pittwater bareboat charters we don’t require you to have any formal qualifications…

… but we do check that you have the required experience to skipper a bareboat yacht charter.

Head here for our yacht charter Pittwater bareboat experience checklist.

Has it been a while since your last charter?

Is your booked charter on a boat you’ve never sailed or skippered before?

Sometimes you might just need to brush up on your skills / technique and gain some confidence in the process. This is when our “Charter Confidence” add-on option might be worth considering!

For the first 4 hours of your charter, a SmartBoating instructor will join you on board. Our qualified instructor will run through various facets on the boat and refresh any areas on which you might be a bit rusty.

Please note, this option cannot be substituted for Sail School or formal Tuition. You must already know how to sail to be able to charter a boat from us.

This option must be pre-booked at the time of making your reservation.  Our “Charter Confidence” option costs $320 in addition to your charter costs.

If you think you need a little more than 4 hours revision take a look at our Bronze, Silver and Gold learn to sail yachts courses.

For a little bit of pre-charter reading here’s some yachting tips you might find useful.

Alternatively you can book a skippered yacht charter.

Useful Yacht Charter Information

We’re at Bayview Anchorage Marina (at 1714 Pittwater Road, Bayview). Here’s details of how to find us and how to get in touch.

Bayview is a modern, fully-serviced marina. You can get to us easily from Sydney and the surrounding suburbs via the road network or public bus transport.

The marina offers ample parking, a popular Thai restaurant and cafe (both open seven days a week)

We are close to extensive shopping facilities at Mona Vale so it’s really easy for you to provision for your charter.

All our yachts are fitted with gas fired barbies… and here’s some yacht charter barbeque recipes you might like to try.

You might also find our yacht charter packing list and our guide to dealing with garbage on yacht charters in Australia useful.

If you’re planning a holiday with your family here’s some tips for yacht charter with kids and some advice on hiring kayaks for your trip.

Here’s how you get a weather forecast on Sydney bareboat yacht charters.

If you like to fish, bring your gear and check out our Pittwater fishing guide.

Your Pittwater Bareboat Charter

One of our friendly team will welcome you and show you on board your yacht which will be immaculately presented and waiting for you on the marina.

A thorough briefing lasts approximately 45 minutes and takes you through the safe operation of your yacht.

During your briefing we take the approach that no question is a silly question – the more questions asked the better informed you will be!

Here’s some more information about how you can ensure your crew’s safety on your charter

We can make recommendations on where to go, where to moor, what to do and advise on expected weather conditions to maximise your enjoyment.

Head here for more information about Pittwater weather.

Here’s our easy three step booking process:
  • Step 1
    To secure the yacht of your choice make a deposit of 30% of the charter fee (minimum $200). This can be made with a credit card (fees apply to Amex), direct deposit, cheque or cash.
  • Step 2
    We will then issue you a booking confirmation and your boarding details.
  • Step 3
    Your balance is due 14 days before departure.

It’s easy to check availability or book online.

Pittwater Bareboat Charters – Cancellations

If a charter is cancelled a minimum of 1 calendar month prior to departure a full refund will be given less a cancellation fee of $150 incl GST

If a charter is cancelled between 1 month and 7 days prior to departure, the deposit paid will be forfeited.

Full payment of the charter fee is due 14 days prior to departure. Once the full fee is paid no refunds will be given.

To read all the terms and conditions see our yacht charter agreement.

Contact Smart Boating Group

Smart Boating Group

Bayview Anchorage Marina
1714 Pittwater Road
Bayview NSW 2104

You can phone us on 02 9997 5344
or email us info@smartboating.com.au

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