The Private Day Charter

Your very own luxurious private yacht charter in the Bay of Islands


All to yourself

Raise the sails, breathe in the sea air, and experience the ultimate private Bay of Islands yacht charter. Having Vigilant all to yourself gives us the ability to cater directly to your personal needs. Whether you’re more interested in sailing, kayaking, snorkelling, sightseeing or hiking, we are happy to match your style. After sailing to a stunning sheltered bay, the crew will make you a fresh lunch. There is plenty of time to enjoy the activities offered before the pleasurable sail home!

Bay of Islands


Vigilant carries two kayaks, as well as snorkel equipment for you to use and enjoy during our island time.

bay of Islands cruising


Lunch is a fresh salad with veggies straight from our garden, we’re happy to cater to any dietary requirements, just let us know in advance.

sailing bay of islands


Dolphins, penguins, friendly sharks and seabirds are frequently sighted so remember to pack your camera.


The maximum number of passengers we take sailing on private charters is ten. That will leave plenty of room on board for everyone to be fully relaxed and comfortable. What we choose to do may depend on the weather, the wind, or whatever takes your fancy.Your private charter will depart the Russell wharf at 10am, and return at 330pm, these times are flexible if you prefer earlier or later. Only $1300NZD for a magical day in the Bay.

Great for special occasions