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Hands on sailing in Sydney Harbour

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 8 reviews.Manly, Australia

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Experience hosted by Finn

3 hours
Includes equipment
Up to 4 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Ahoy there, sailor! Embark on a three hour hands on sailing cruise and experience the magic of Sydney from the water. Departing from Manly, you'll have the opportunity to help set the sails and steer the boat or you can simply sit back, relax and take in the views. Cruise past the multi-million dollar waterfront mansions of the rich and famous, discover hidden harbour beaches and revel in uninterrupted views of iconic attractions including the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge. You're also welcome to bring your own snacks and drinks to enjoy along the way.
Ahoy there, sailor! Embark on a three hour hands on sailing cruise and experience the magic of Sydney from the water. Departing from Manly, you'll have the opportunity to help set the sails and steer the boat or you can simply sit back, relax and take in the views. Cruise past the multi-million dollar waterfront mansions of the rich and famous, discover hidden harbour beaches and revel in uninterrupted views of iconic attractions including the Sy…

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What's included

  • Equipment
    Everyone on board must wear life jackets, these will be provided
From ₹9,083
/ person
Fri, 23 Oct
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
₹9,083 per person
₹9,083 per person
Fri, 23 Oct
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
₹9,083 per person
₹9,083 per person
Fri, 23 Oct
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
₹9,083 per person
₹9,083 per person

Meet your host, Finn

Host on Airbnb since 2019
  • 8 Reviews
  • Identity verified
I'm the managing director of Manly Sailing, we have been operating for the past 12 years out of the heritage listed Manly Yacht Club. I found my passion for sailing at a young age and since then it has been an integral part of my life.

My passion has led me to start renovating a 1950's classic yacht, to be completed at the end of the year. I am a qualified and experienced sailor who wants to show my guests the majestic Sydney Harbour and all it has to offer.
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Where you'll be

Get ready to set sail around the world-famous Sydney Harbour. This three hour sailing experience departs from Manly and delights your eyes with views of golden sand beaches and iconic attractions including the Opera House and Harbour Bridge. You'll even have the opportunity to help sail the yacht!

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 8 reviews.

Casey
March 2020
Had a great day sailing with Scott. Sailing conditions were excellent and made for an exciting time. It was great fun going at a decent clip around Sydney Harbour. Thanks!
Sam
March 2020
Our skipper, Scott, was great. Friendly and obviously an expert sailor. He told some great stories and knew a ton of the local history. The sail was both super relaxing but also fairly active as we were allowed to assist in the sailing. The boat is on the smaller side which we liked as it made the sailing more simple and the experience more intimate but it’s a sailing experience not a luxury ride.
Our skipper, Scott, was great. Friendly and obviously an expert sailor. He told some great stories and knew a ton of the local history. The sail was both super relaxing but also fa…
Melanie
February 2020
Becky was amazing! She was a highly skilled and we felt very safe the entire trip! Becky had great stories about the local community, the landmarks, and history of the harbor. She had hilarious stories and was so patient helping us get involved in the trip. The winds picked up on our way back, but no worries - Becky expertly maneuvered the sailboat through the water!! She let us help out; however, she could have done it on her own. And even when we needed additional instructions to complete a task, she was kind, professional and pleasant. We had a lovely time on the water and enjoyed getting to know her. It was a super fun and memorable excursion. Thanks, Becky!!
Becky was amazing! She was a highly skilled and we felt very safe the entire trip! Becky had great stories about the local community, the landmarks, and history of the harbor. S…
Kate
January 2020
Worth every penny! I had a great sail with Becki on a beautiful day. She was great at explaining what I needed to do to help with the sailboat and would ask my preferences for what I wanted our time on the water to look like. Would definitely recommend!
Worth every penny! I had a great sail with Becki on a beautiful day. She was great at explaining what I needed to do to help with the sailboat and would ask my preferences for what…
Matt
January 2020
This was such an awesome experience that I won’t forget! I hadn’t had any sailing experience and I really made significant progress in 3 hours on the Sydney Harbor with Peter’s excellent instruction. I left inspired and wanting to sail more!
This was such an awesome experience that I won’t forget! I hadn’t had any sailing experience and I really made significant progress in 3 hours on the Sydney Harbor with Peter’s exc…
Jackie
March 2020
We had a blast on the water. It’s a very hands on experience, so come along prepared to sail.

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 7 and up can attend.

More tips

Please feel free to bring snacks and drinks, we will have an Eski (Cool Box) aboard to keep everything chilled. We will also have sunscreen onboard for those hot Sydney days.

What to bring

Comfortable clothes, a hat and sunscreen are advisable. There is extra sunscreen available should you need it.