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Ragamuffin II Private Charter

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Departure Times

Departs: 9:30am - Wednesday & Sunday
Returns: 4:30pm - Friday & Tuesday


Fast sailing meets ultimate comfort. The perfect match for a private charter holiday in the Whitsundays.

Taking out a maximum of 13 guests, this vessel is the perfect choice for guests after a smaller group experience among friends and family. And this isn't an ordinary sailing boat -  Ragamuffin is a former racing yacht was designed for the Admiral's Cup. After competing in many yacht races around the world including the Sydney to Hobart Yacht race, Ragamuffin II has finally settled into the Whitsundays and become renowned as one of the best valued sailing trips, so this is sure to be a holiday of a lifetime.


Ragamuffin II 3 days and 2 nights, will sail you around the magnificent Whitsunday Islands on your very own private charter! taking you to all the region's hot spots, including the impressive Whitehaven Beach. Choose to get involved with the crew by taking the helm or hoisting the sails, or simply kick back and enjoy your idyllic surroundings. Past passengers have raved about the length of this trip, saying that having 3 full days as opposed to 2 full days makes the world of a difference... more time to snorkel the vibrant coral reefs, soak up the sun at the beach and more time to experience the rush of fast sailing in a tropical oasis. This is the perfect holiday choice among family and friends.

Please note, at time of booking we require a deposit with the remaining balance due 2 months prior.

Ragamuffin II Features:

  • 13 guests offering a personalised and intimate trip
  • Maxi racing with the comforts of cruising yachts
  • Lots of deck space to socialise, sunbake and relax
  • A guided Island Bush Walk to Hill Inlet Lookout
  • Snorkelling gear and instruction included
  • Fresh, clean linen is provided to all guests
  • Delicious food prepared on board by your awesome crew
  • Rendezvous diving available upon request

Ragamuffin does not only get her fame from her impressive race history, but also from the fact that she offers one of the best trips in the Whitsundays. With her low numbers and friendly crew, Ragamuffin II will take you on an unforgettable adventure around the Whitsundays in style and comfort.

Boat Layout

Sample Itinerary

Operating since 1985, Ragamuffin II has perfected her itinerary to ensure you get the most out of your Whitsunday experience. For 3 days and 2 nights, your experienced crew will show you the ropes (literally!) and sail you around the spectacular islands and reefs. With all the essential Marine and Park Permits, they are able to take you to the best locations, planned around the prevailing winds and tides. There are many smooth water bays nestled around the islands, so achieving a peaceful overnight anchorage for a sound sleep is no hard task for the crew.

During the day, explore the underwater world as you visit some of the most vibrant coral gardens in the world! When you're not getting up close and personal with the aquatic wildlife, bask in the sun on the World Heritage Listed Whitehaven Beach. Learn about Australia's rich nature as your crew take you on a guided bush walk through lush tropical rainforest.

Ragamuffin II prides it self on the ability to provide an experience one will never forget while escaping the large crowds... a fast ex-racing boat with low numbers, great food and friendly crew!

Ragamuffin II offers all passengers the chance to experience the underwater world through an exciting rendez vous scuba dive with her sister diving vessel, Tornado. As a guest on board, you have the option to complete Introductory or Certified dives. For Introductory dives, guests will be guided with a qualified instructor and enjoy a dive experience which will last 35 to 35 minutes. Please let us know in advance if you wish to scuba dive so that we can arrange for your exciting adventure!

Sample Menu

Day One
On Arrival: Fresh fruit platter or tea/coffee & biscuits
Lunch: Warm quiche, pesto pasta salad, garden salad & fresh bread
Afternoon Tea: Fresh fruit platter or tea, coffee & biscuits
Nibbles: Nachos
Dinner: BBQ chicken breast fillets with either satay or thai green curry sauce, rice, damper bread, green salad, yoghurt & cucumber dip
Dessert: Fruit cake & tea & coffee

Day Two
Breakfast: Cereal, toast, spreads, tea & coffee
Morning tea: Either fresh fruit platter or tea, coffee & biscuits
Lunch: BBQ sausages, potato salad, asian rice salad, green salad & fresh bread
Afternoon Tea: Fresh fruit platter or tea, coffee & biscuits
Nibbles: Cubbed cheese, olives, pickled onions, carrot sticks, dips & biscuits
Dinner: Spaghetti bolognaise, garlic bread, fresh mixed salad
Dessert: Fruit cake, tea & coffee

Day Three
Breakfast: Cereal, toast, spreads, tea & coffee
Morning tea: Either fresh fruit platter or tea, coffee & biscuits
Lunch: Cold meat platters, lettuce, tomato, cheese, carrot, tuna salad, pasta salad & fresh bread
Afternoon Tea: Fresh fruit platter or tea, coffee & biscuits

Please note this is a sample of menu and is subject to change and amendments

BOOK WITH US TODAY! CALL 1800 550 751 OR (07) 4914 2425 IF LOCAL

What To Bring

Please bring only a small soft bag with: change of clothes, hat, swim-wear, beach towel, sunscreen 30+, warm pullover for the evenings (seasonal). You will also need to bring your own alcoholic beverages, available for purchase in town. No glass bottles please.

Excess luggage can be stored at several places in town including most boat check-in offices, a 24 hour locker shop on The Esplanade, most hostels, or at your accommodation. Most charge between $5-10pp for the duration of your trip.

What's Included

Skipper, host, drinking water, meals, linen, snorkelling equipment, wetsuit hire, Marine Park fees and wet weather jackets if needed.

What's Extra

BYO alcohol (no glass) and pre-booked scuba diving. Soft drinks available for purchase on board. Please note dives are subject to age, weather, other conditions and the dive instructors discretion.

Your safety in the water is our primary concern. To ensure your comfort and safety divers must be 18 years or over and they may require that you have a Divers Medical Certificate for certain medical conditions.

Please read the following questions carefully:

  • Do you currently have an ear infection?
  • Do you have a history of ear disease, hearing loss or problems with balance?
  • Do you have a history of ear or sinus surgery?
  • Are you currently suffering from a cold, congestion, sinusitis or bronchitis?
  • Do you have a history of respiratory problems, severe attack of hayfever or allergies, or lung disease?
  • Have you had a collapsed lung (pneumothorax) or history of chest surgery?
  • Do you have active asthma or history of asthma, emphysema or tuberculosis?
  • Are you currently taking medication that carries a warning about any impairment of your physical or mental abilities?
  • Do you have behavioral health problems or a nervous system disorder?
  • Are you or could you be pregnant?
  • Do you have a history of colostomy?
  • Do you have a history of heart disease or heart attack, heart surgery or blood vessel surgery?
  • Do you have a history of high blood pressure, angina, or take medication to control blood pressure?
  • Are you over 45 and have a family history of heart attack or stroke?
  • Do you have a history of bleeding or other blood disorders?
  • Do you have a history of diabetes?
  • Do you have a history of seizures, blackouts or fainting, convulsions or epilepsy or take medications to prevent them?
  • Do you have a history of back, arm or leg problems following an injury, fracture or surgery?
  • Do you have a history of fear of closed or open spaces or panic attacks (claustrophobia or agoraphobia)?

If any of these conditions apply to you, you will require a Divers Medical Certificate before you can scuba dive.

A Divers Medical Certificate can be obtained from:
Whitsunday Doctors Service
257 Shute Harbour Rd (Opposite xBase)
Airlie Beach
Ph: 07 4946 6241

Terms and Conditions

Please note, at time of booking we require a deposit with the remaining balance due 2 months prior.

All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Tour Operator. The Operator also reserves the right to alter the tour or the itinerary of any of it's tours and organise alternative carriers to those advertised if necessary. It should be noted that adventure travel involves risk. Whilst we make every effort to safeguard clients, we cannot be responsible for personal injury or loss due to actions of our clients which are beyond our control. We recommend that all clients have travel insurance covering illness, injury, loss or damage to personal belongings and not being able to travel on the confirmed date of departure. Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 2.5% surcharge for VISA and MASTERCARD card purchases.

Please advise us before booking if any passengers are under 18 years old to ensure this is the appropriate trip. Also please note that you need to allow time prior to the boats departure to check in, please ask us for more details


All client cancellations forfeit up the non refundable deposit and all client cancellations made less than 2 months prior to departure will result in complete forfeiture of the full price of the sailing holiday. Please note if the balance is not paid on time the booking is cancelled and deposit you have paid forfeited. If the sailing company has to cancel the trip (prior to the boat's departure) then a refund will be given minus card fees. We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance, especially during the wet season.

Please note it is the responsibility of ALL passengers travelling to advise both your travel agent at the time of booking and vessel check-in agent before boarding of ANY medical conditions including food allergies you may suffer from.
Thank you for booking with Mr Travel/Sailing Whitsundays. If you would like any advice or assistance in arranging accommodation, transfers or additional tours, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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