‘Curlew Escape (BNE)’ (Launched 2010)
See available packages for Curlew Escape here:
Brisbane River Cruises
Yacht Charter Moreton Bay
Curlew Escape is a very roomy, luxury sailing yacht available for skippered day charters for up to 12 guests, or overnight for up to 8 people. It is ideal for corporate events or lunch cruises on the Brisbane river, parties with family and friends or fun days out on the bay.
Curlew Escapes Schedule:
January - July – Brisbane
August - Hamilton Island (arriving 12 August)
September -> Brisbane
Curlew Escape is very spacious with an upper deck that has a large bench seating area in the cockpit, with full shade, plus an area to sun bake up towards the bow.
For swimming, the transom hydraulically lowers to a swimming platform just above water level, with a ladder for easy access. The platform is also used to embark in the tender for shore transfer when away from marina berths. Wash yourself with the swimming platform hot shower. Stinger suits and snorkelling equipment are included. Also includes is a beach tent and equipment.
The lower deck contains four cabins, three en suites and a separate shower room. A leather sofa in the main salon is for relaxing. Enjoy DVD movies or digital TV on the HD flat screen television. Or play your own music from your iPod which interfaces into the Fusion sound system.
For meals the galley kitchen is well appointed, with gourmet cooking utensils to prepare sumptuous meals. The saloon dining suite seats 8 people for comfortable dining. Or dine al fresco up for up to 12 in the cockpit with the gas BBQ mounted on the rear railing.
Curlew Escape cruises Moreton Bay and the Brisbane Area from January to July and again from September onwards. In August it is in the Whitsundays offering luxury cruises.
Curlew Escape is, at the same time, a spacious, luxury equipped cruiser, and a Yachting Australia Category 1, ocean going racing cruiser. Choose from luxury crewed charter or a social race charter with sail guide.
Luxury Crewed Charter
Charter Curlew Escape from a half day to a week. Curlew Escape has 4 double cabins, three with en suites, which can comfortably sleep eight people.
This charter comes with crew. As standard Curlew Escape comes with a qualified Master who is responsible for the safety and comfort of guests. Additional crew, such as a chef or host/hostess can be added.
See another side of life with one of our luxury charters:
•Weekend Romantic Cruises - Slip away Friday afternoon for a romantic overnight charter
•Luxury Christmas Parties - This year take a luxury cruise on Curlew Escape for your Christmas party.
Social Race Charter with Sail Guide
Curlew Escape is available, sail guide included, for the following weekly social racing events:
•Wednesday Afternoon Gone Sailing (WAGS) - each Wednesday at Manly, organised by RQYS. Curlew Escape is past WAGs winner and has also placed in the top 5 numerous times.
Skippered Competitive Race Charter
Skippered race charter to is available for races such as:
•Hamilton Race Week
•Airlie Race Week
•Magnetic Island Race Week
Curlew Escape is in YA Category 1 survey. For racing it is equipped with an asymmetric spinnaker for easy handling.
Curlew Escape’s insurance covers spinnaker racing up to 100nm, which covers all regattas in Queensland, so no insurance top up is required.