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Cool Change is an awesome 54 ft sailing catamaran, offering you a totally unique way to experience New Zealand’s world famous Bay of Islands.

Enjoy level sailing, all-round visibility and heaps of comfortable space, inside and out. Our charters are ideal for a day on the water, an overnight stay or extended sailing holiday. We aim to give you an amazing sailing experience in this very special area. Book or enquire now…

We can pick you up from Paihia, Russell or Opua

Catamaran Charter Bay of Islands New Zealand

Enjoy your New Zealand boat charter in the Bay of Islands aboard Cool Change Sailing Catamaran.

Only private boat charters are offered on this elegant vessel. She is very stable and does not lean over when sailing making it an enjoyable experience even for the less confident.

Cool Change was custom-built with loving care in the Bay of Islands New Zealand by her owners and crew, Don and Marilyn Logan.

Cool Change Sailing Catamaran Features

  • Innovative twin rotating wingmasts – fast easy sailing
  • Lifting rudders, dagger boards and propellers – allow access to shallow water close to beaches
  • Two private cabins with ensuite
  • Spacious lounge/saloon area – Increased visibility on a catamaran
  • Wonderful covered cockpit/helm area – a great place to relax out of the sun
  • BBQ and outdoor dining space for a New Zealand lifestyle
  • Easily accessed steps on the sterns – makes getting aboard, in and out of the dinghy, kayaks or swimming, a breeze and great for fishing too
  • Wide, flat decks with surrounding high lifelines – added security
  • Comfortable seats and large trampolines in the bows – ideal relaxing and dolphin viewing platforms
  • Some fishing and snorkeling gear

Day Charter Bay of Islands New Zealand

Enjoy the private use of Cool Change for a day charter sailing adventure you will never forget.

Cool Change can accommodate 1 to 40 guests

  • Private Day Charter sailing the Bay of Islands
  • A special occasion such as an anniversary
  • A day on the waterfor couples or families
  • Small weddings onboard or on a secluded beach
  • Relaxed business meetings maybe with fishing
  • Team building to show appreciation to your staff

Your Cool Change Experience can start from any pre-arranged beach or jetty near your accommodation. Trips are generally 6 hours duration, but extra time can be arranged. A two hour stopover allows plenty of time to enjoy a delicious lunch and to participate in your preferred activities such as kayaking, swimming or exploring our local islands and beaches.

For your day charter the skipper will choose a course to best take advantage of the day’s weather as well as guest’s special interests.

Overnight Charter

Experience an overnight boat charter or extended sailing holiday in the Bay of Islands and beyond that you will never forget.

Overnight Private Accommodation

Cool Change Sailing Catamaran boasts luxury onboard accommodation:

  • Two private double cabins each with own ensuite
  • Comfortable slat beds and bedding
  • Single berths in main saloon with shared facilities
  • Separate crew accommodation
  • Spacious saloon has comfortable seating for up to 15
  • Outside covered dining area with large BBQ
  • Safe flat decks with lots of space to relax in the sun

Overnight Sailing Holidays

For the ultimate boat charter experience join us for a live aboard adventure exploring beyond the Bay of Islands.Northland’s East Coast offers numerous gems only accessable by sea and the wildlife and remote places are well worth the time to enjoy.