Traditional Sailing vessels in the Whitsundays
There is no other genuine sailing trip around the Whitsundays than on a traditional sailing vessels. Home too many famous vessels including the world-renowned maxi yachts, Airlie Beach also features a number of amazing traditional sailing yachts which have an incredible history behind them.
Traditional Sailing Day trips
Derwent Hunter – A genuine traditional sailer, Derwent Hunter is a 22m timber ship with an amazing history to compliment. Guests are able to help hoist the sails onboard this special vessel.
Providence V – This classic 62-feet gaff-rigged schooner is known is a baby tallship which sails elegantly around the islands.
Summertime – This beautifully-built traditional sailing vessel has also been equipped with some modern features including a spa. Summertime was constructed with beautiful timbers.
Waltzing Matilda – Spanning some 60 feet, this traditional Roberts Ketch sailing vessel which offers a fantastic 2 day/ 1 night sailing trip around the Whitsundays.
Ise Pearl – Originally built as a Japanese pearling vessel, Ise Pearl is a gaff rigged traditional ketch, featuring polished timbers and shined brass throughout. She is also featured in a Warner Brothers production.
Solway Lass – This well respected traditional tallship was originally constructed as a cargo vessel with a classic wooden exterior and glossy brass work, featuring cedar and oak timber.