Pittwater Yacht Charter
Pittwater Sailing – You’ve Found Paradise

Where else in the world can you drive 45 minutes from the CBD of the Nation’s largest city……jump on a yacht……and within minutes enjoy a peaceful sail surrounded by unspoiled national park?

Pittwater and Broken Bay is the next harbour up the Australian coast from Sydney.The cruising ground is similar in size to Sydney Harbour – but MUCH less crowded.

Pittwater sailing brings something for everyone.

The cruising ground is similar in size to Sydney Harbour – but MUCH less crowded.

Pittwater sailing brings something for everyone.
  • If you want an exhilarating sail, uncrowded Broken Bay is perfect for you. The wind is pretty reliable most afternoons and there’s generally very little swell.
  • If you love peaceful nights at anchor under the stars in beautiful bays you are spoilt for choice. Check out America and Refuge Bays, Morning Bay and Smith’s Creek. Rest assured there’s no commerical traffic to wake you up in the morning!
  • If you fancy a walk with stunning views you can climb up to Barrenjoey Lighthouse.
  • There’s great restaurants including Cottage Point Inn and The Boathouse at Palm Beach.
  • You can stop for water and supplies at Akuna Bay Marina.
  • If your kids enjoy letting off steam outdoors there are heaps of lovely little beaches and bays for them to explore. The Basin, Patonga and Portugese beach are great examples.
  • If you want to catch your dinner there are top class fishing spots
  • And if you just want to relax and soak up stunning natural scenery you’ll love the amazing rock formations, wide range of wildlife and miles of unspoiled bushland.

Your cruising area of Pittwater and Broken Bay is a jewel of world-wide significance.

It is frequently voted by cruising yachtsmen and women as one of the best sailing areas they have ever experienced.

And as one of our charter yacht owners says…

“I could sail on Pittwater for the rest of my life.

I love having the untouched bushland so close to the boat, sipping a cup of tea in the morning and watching the mist gently clear from the water.”

We couldn’t agree more!

We’re lucky that our weather here in Pittwater is generally pretty kind to sailors all year round. For an up to date forecast and our guide to seasonal temperatures here’s our Sailing Yacht Charter Pittwater weather guide.

Also in our bareboat yacht charters section you can get advice on how to get an up to date weather forecast in the Sydney area.

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

You can download our holiday guide with details of the charter cruising area here

Are you interested in joining a sailing club on Pittwater? Avalon Sailing Club is a lovely family friendly club with a centreboard and cruising section. You can relax and drink coffee on the balcony while your kids learn to sail!

For a short tour around Southern Pittwater the Church Point Ferry gives you a great taste of the area.