Skipper yourself and guided bareboat yachts, catamarans and motor cruiser hire in the Whitsunday Islands of the Great Barrier Reef. With a passionate commitment to environmental best practices and professional standards.
Cruise at your own pace with no license required. Swimming, snorkelling, beach and rainforest walks, tranquil bays and harbours for overnight anchorages, comprehensive vessel and local navigation briefings, a fully equipped, modern fleet of quality vessels, 28 vessels to choose from ranging from 32 foot to 47 foot.
Cumberland Charter Yachts are based at Coral Sea Marina in Airlie Beach and can arrange departures and returns from Hamilton Island.
Visit their website for special offers and details. Each vessel type has specifications, videos, current pictures, layout and availability. The vessels are presented to you fully stocked with linen, snorkelling gear, cooking equipment and awnings – you provide the crew and food.
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The Aquila 44 is the newest addition to Cumberland Charter Yachts power catamaran line-up boasting Aquila’s signature fresh evolution of classic boating traditions where efficiency in design and performance compliment her luxurious living.
On the Aquila 44, you will enjoy the 360-degree view from the spacious salon and galley that features a large seating area, hidden television stowage and plenty of storage to make a live-aboard or cruising easy and pleasant. Galley features include Corian countertops, electric fridge and freezer, stove, and stainless steel microwave oven as well as a double stainless steel sink. The large staterooms each feature ample headroom and large windows for excellent views.
A freshwater flush, separate shower stall and teak flooring complement the boat’s design and exceptional living comforts. Additional features include an oversized flybridge with added enclosure, refrigeration and sunpad seating on either side of the central helm station and Aquila’s revolutionary bridge to bow direct access.
The Aquila 44 features three cabins all with en suite. The saloon table can be converted to a bed to accommodate 8 guests. Alfresco dining in the cockpit and flybridge provides a great entertaining areas. The Aquila is the next level in luxury bareboat accommodation.
The Seawind 1160 creatively blends key design concepts of other popular Seawind models, creating a vessel that successfully combines the huge living space and all round visibility. The cabins have a luxurious fit-out, the forward cabin offers a large island bed and the further two doubles are light and airy. The saloon is spacious and opens to the cockpit, providing a fantastic entertaining space. The fully equipped galley has the feel of a gourmet kitchen!
Cruise the Whitsundays in luxury on the Leopard 44. The spacious layout and open aft deck and outdoor bow lounge will ensure enough space for the whole family to enjoy.
The Leopard sailing catamaran has shaken up the world’s popular 44 market. Offering superb luminosity and a spacious cockpit that comfortably accommodates eight people at its dining table.
The catamarans sleek lines are complemented by its stylish interior design that incorporates premium quality fixtures and finishes. The interior is beautifully light courtesy of large panoramic portholes and excellent ventilation.
There is a generous choice of exterior relaxation areas and the spacious cockpit has been designed for easy entertaining at sea. Air-conditioned and boasting four cabins and 4 bathrooms she’s perfect for a large family or 4 couples.
This elegantly decorated spacious bareboat catamaran is perfect for up to 6 passengers. She boasts a large saloon with excellent all-round vision and loads of seating space around the handsome table. A built-in entertainment centre with a television, radio and CD player located at the navigation station provides a place to relax and entertain your crew.
The port side master cabin forward includes a large queen-sized berth plus hanging lockers and storage area, and a large ensuite aft, with a separate shower stall. Starboard side contains another queen-size berth forward, with ensuite and a comfortable double berth aft.
The galley, also located starboard, is well-equipped with a front-opening fridge and top-opening freezer. A microwave oven, two-burner stove and separate wall-mounted oven and grill makes preparing your holiday fare a pleasure.
The cockpit is well protected with clear covers from the sun, wind and spray. Comfy seating, (even the helm seat backrest can be reversed to join in the party) a rail mounted stainless steel barbecue and cockpit shower with hot and cold water completes the luxury Mango Tango has to offer.
Dehler Yachts are beautifully appointed and are a pleasure to sail. If you’re a couple or young family looking for something special then you’ll enjoy Treasure! Boasting two double cabins and space for more in the saloon. The front cabins are spacious and light including cabin fans. For entertainment, there is a television/dvd and Ipod connection.
She is a beautifully appointed yacht with innovative features that performs well! Easy to handle, high stability and quick, her interior boasts two spacious and light double cabins with excellent storage, a roomy saloon with two settees which could be utilised as extra beds.
Treasures deck has an awning which spans each side of the boom, providing shade for those lazy Whitsunday afternoons on deck.
Swim and snorkel straight from the rear of the boat, float around with the local sea life and who knows, you may just find your own treasure!
The beautiful three double cabin, two bathroom Beneteau 43 “Olivetta” sees a return to the classic design and finish that Beneteau is renowned for. Recommended for six passengers but can sleep eight in comfort, this great monohull has plenty of stunning features from a dual wheel in the cockpit for easy sailing, and lounging space for all the family in the too in the spacious cabins and saloon.
The Beneteau 323 – ‘Lazyitis’ comprises of two comfortable cabins with double berths with the saloon converting into two single beds perfect for young children. The cockpit area offers alfresco dining and is a great place to relax and unwind with loved ones. Cruising the Whitsundays is a breeze with everything set up from the helm, she boasts electric anchor winch, self-furling headsail and state of the art navigation.
With two of these boats in the fleet, they both feature four double cabins; two with en suite and a larger bathroom aft provide plenty of space and privacy! The galley is fully equipped to cater for large groups including a microwave, stovetop and oven, large fridge and two good sized freezers.
The bright and airy saloon with large L shaped soft hide settee comfortably seats eight is the perfect place to relax after a fun-filled day exploring. The spacious cockpit provides shade and plenty of seating with a table and huge esky; great for entertaining. Dive from the rear duck boards straight into the pristine waters of the Whitsundays and laze on the front deck tramps!
Onboard entertainment includes a television and state of the art entertainment system, DVD’s, fishing books, recent novels and binoculars; perfect for whale watching. For your comfort enjoy the air-conditioning during their tropical summers.
Cumberland received the first Lightwave 38 foot Power Catamaran with a flybridge!! Featuring two queen size cabins, one double cabin, a small single berth suitable for a child plus the saloon can be utilised as another single berth. With two bathrooms she is perfect for a few couples or an extended family. Very popular in summer as she’s fully air-conditioned and perfect for cruising the tropical Whitsundays.
The saloon and galley are both located in the middle of the boat up from the cabins and the use of space is both efficient and attractive.
The cockpit and fly bridge areas provide a great space to entertain and relax whilst cruising in style around the magnificent Whitsunday islands.
The barbecue located in the cockpit is perfect for the fresh fish you have just caught.
The Tasman Ocean 1035 is a beautiful three cabin catamaran with two queen beds and one double plus a massive bathroom. One of the queen cabins has an en suite; which makes this a truly pleasant discovery!
The roomy saloon features a large dining table, huge opening forward hatches providing excellent ventilation, great for catching a pleasant sea breeze while sharing a meal and the galley design means the chef is always part of the action.
The covered cockpit and barbecue area is a great spot for sundowners and just taking in your sublime surroundings.
Easy sailing, with a self-tacking jib and fully battened main, cars and lazy jacks, she presents an impressive figure under full sail. The Twin Yanmar 35 hp diesel makes for very economical operating when the wind disappears.
Finnigan boasts three private cabins and a separate comfortable bathroom, with a bright and airy saloon incorporating a raised wrap around lounge and dinette. The galley opens onto the large covered cockpit which features plenty of seating, fantastic outdoor barbecue, wash up basin, large freezers, folding seating, and a vast swim platform.
The spacious flybridge has a twin helm and a comfortable lounge with ample seating for six making it a great entertaining area with drink holders, an extra esky and 360-degree views.
This MAHE 36 is a stylish, comfortable and easy to sail beauty and one of the most successful Fountaine Pajot’s models.
Equipped with two large queen size cabins located aft on both port and starboard deep hulls.
Forward both port and starboard are two generous bathrooms providing absolute luxury whilst exploring all the Whitsundays have to offer!
The relaxed saloon shares space with a compact and functional galley, making wining a dining a breeze on this gorgeous catamaran.
This bright and airy vessel is perfect for two couples or a family charter offering privacy and easy sailing or motoring, with high sides perfect for whale watching or surfing with the dolphins while relaxing on the trampolines.
Boasting three comfortable double berths, the forward cabin has generous standing room and a variety of storage options with the aft cabins providing a comfortable “stateroom” feel.
The stylish saloon invites curling up with a good book or an afternoon nap after a swim or snorkel from the walk through transom and swim platform at the rear of the boat.
The compact galley with a front-opening refrigerator leaves room to create your holiday fare with a barbecue on the back deck.
This new sailing catamaran launched by Fountaine Pajot, has shaken up the world’s popular 40 market. Offering superb luminosity and a spacious cockpit that comfortably accommodates eight people at its dining table.
The catamarans sleek lines are complemented by its stylish interior design that incorporates premium quality fixtures and finishes. The interior is beautifully light courtesy of large panoramic portholes and excellent ventilation.
There is a generous choice of exterior relaxation areas and the spacious cockpit has been designed for easy entertaining at sea.
Boasting four cabins and two bathrooms she’s perfect for a large family or four couples.
The perfect sailing catamaran ideal for cruising the magnificent Whitsundays in style!
Four double cabins; two with ensuite and a larger bathroom aft provide plenty of space and privacy for up to 10 people, perfect for a large family or group of friends.
The galley is fully equipped to cater for large groups including a microwave, stovetop and oven, large fridge and two good sized freezers as well as a large pantry to store enough provisioning for the entire charter.
The bright and airy saloon with large L shaped lounge comfortably seats 8 is the perfect place to relax after a fun filled day exploring. Whilst the spacious cockpit provides shade and plenty of seating with a large table and huge esky; great for entertaining.
For your comfort enjoy the air conditioning during our tropical summers.
As for performance; 2 x 50 HP inboard diesel engines, 1000L water capacity, 800L fuel capacity, and electric anchor winch offers the excellent sailing performance we have come to expect from Perry catamarans.
Boasting 2 queen size cabins forward, both with an ensuite and a double cabin aft -space and privacy are a premium and perfect for 2 or 3 couples or family. With a separate full size aft bathroom, your Whitsunday sailing adventure is complete.
The central galley is located in the main saloon making meal preparation a social affair and a pleasure to do, while you reminisce about the days’ adventures. Huge fridges and freezers ensure your provisioning is kept cold and fresh throughout your charter, and the large well positioned hatches create excellent air flow to catch those cool sea breezes of the Whitsundays.
Large double sliding doors connect the saloon and galley to the aft deck bringing the outdoors in and the generous deck space makes it a great place to enjoy a BBQ and sundowners.
With dual steering, manoeuvring and sailing the catamaran is a dream, giving you leeway for some freedom of choice to explore the Whitsundays at leisure and with pleasure.
Featuring a large cockpit with an outside dining area and versatile ergonomic seating for up to eight guests, Mary Ann also has a functional hard-top bimini which protects the cockpit area and helm station where all the mainsail controls are located for hassle-free manoeuvres, even with a limited crew.
Powerboat-style open transoms really make boarding easy.
Other features include a top-notch anchoring system with electric windlass, a convenient dinghy davit with electric winch, and twin 29Hp diesel engines for good motoring performance.
The galley-up design incorporates a spacious saloon area and aft-facing galley with a serving window overlooking the adjoining cockpit area. Large vertical windows forward provide excellent shade and rain protection, maximizing interior volume in the saloon area.
Accommodation includes four double cabins and two forepeak berths, great for kids or additional storage, and two large ensuites with dedicated shower compartments.
Mary Ann is an excellent charter choice for a group of friends or the whole family to go bareboating!
Featuring 3 double cabins and 2 ensuites, this is an ideal catamaran for a group of friends or a family due to the privacy offered by the location of each cabin.
With the galley located in the starboard hull, this allows the saloon in the centre of the main cabin to be larger than what you’d expect to find on a vessel this size.
The galley is simplified with an upright fridge/freezer and 3 burners stove while still offering the same amount of storage with ring lockers, a handy shelf and plenty of cupboard space – far more in fact than in larger cats with galley up designs.
Forward hatches in the main saloon allow the cool Whitsunday breeze to flow from front to back and out through the aft deck, where another lounge area allows crew on board to sit in comfort watching the islands glide by as you sail.
With twin helms and a self-tacking headsail and deck esky, its the perfect place to position yourself with a cold beverage as you charter around the Whitsundays on your bareboat holiday.
The first Fountaine Pajot Helia 44 available for charter in Australian waters. Huge volumes in the saloon and accommodation areas are complemented by the epitome of elegance in contemporary design. Featuring 4 cabins and 4 bathrooms plus air conditioning throughout, these make cruising the waters of the Whitsundays even more enjoyable all year round.
Large portholes in the catamaran’s hulls increase natural light by 30% while delivering enhanced views and a stylish aesthetic. Brilliant panoramic vistas from the saloon allow even more natural light to illuminate the interior, which enjoys a sleek, contemporary design.
Up on deck, life is even more relaxing than ever on the new Helia 44 Evolution. The catamaran features additional lounges for lazy afternoons with friends or a book as you watch the sun set over the horizon.
Make your next charter vessel the Helia 44 Evolution and set sail for a holiday of a lifetime in the Whitsundays.
This vessel is so versatile; she can accommodate a couple or a large group with just as much comfort and ease! The four spacious queen cabins, each with their own ensuite allow you to explore the impressive Whitsundays in unparalleled luxury.
Boasting a fully equipped full-size galley including a large double fridge, microwave, conventional oven, and all the creature comforts of a five-star ‘boatel’ including air conditioning throughout!
The roomy saloon is the perfect place to gather and enjoy a meal together remembering the adventures of the day, while the cockpit provides the perfect alfresco setting to indulge in the beauty of your surroundings and the adventures you’ve encountered each day.
The raised helm station is located in the hardtop roof with open access to the cockpit and all controls lead aft for excellent visibility resulting in a cat that is extremely easy to sail, even with a limited crew. The Leopard 46’s overall performance and ease of handling has earned it ‘Boat of the Year’ nominations from Cruising World magazine.
Offering four queen cabins each with their own ensuites, you will feel like you are the only ones on board.
The spacious saloon and huge cockpit provide the perfect space for dining, games or reliving the wonders of the day in a shaded and comfortably seated area.
The large forward facing galley with panoramic windows provides a lovely outlook whilst preparing meals. She boasts two good size fridges and a large chest freezer, microwave oven and plenty of storage. For your comfort and entertainment, there is a TV and entertainment system, chart plotter at the helm and navigation station, solar panels and air conditioning throughout.
Double Play is set up for blue water cruising with winning features such as a large swim platform allowing you swim and snorkel directly off the back of the boat and walk through to the shaded cockpit.
A modern loft-style interior that is airy and spacious, the Hanse 41 has large windows allowing light to flood the main saloon and a lovely cross breeze flow through to the cabins.
3 private double cabins and 2 ensuites make it the perfect bareboat for a group of friends or family up to 6. The central saloon has a large table that can extend to accommodate any fellow sailors for dinner, while the galley with twin sink that doubles as extra bench space, gas stove and oven makes meal preparation easy.
An extra-wide companionway leads out to the cockpit that has a twin helm for ease of sailing in any wind condition. A furling headsail with sheets all leading back to the cockpit provides stress-free sailing.
The fold-down transom serves as a swim and boarding platform and includes a handy locker for storing snorkelling equipment after a day exploring the Great Barrier Reef. A deck esky and BBQ ensures that there is not much need to leave the scenic vista of the islands to enjoy meals other than on the back deck as the sun sets. “2 Easy” is designed with ease in mind and perfect for a bareboating adventure.
A record number of portholes and hatches mean the interior of this yacht is flooded with more light than any other yacht in its class. Thanks to the self-tacking jib with all lines leading back to the cockpit with twin helm positions, it is incredibly easy to sail.
With 5 openable hatches on deck, a central saloon window and two hull windows and a cockpit hatch in both aft cabins, the interior are flooded with natural light throughout the day.
3 double private cabins accompanied by 1 ensuite to share, the Hanse 388 is perfect for a small family or 3 couples. The central galley with gas stove, oven and plenty of bench space connects to the cockpit via the companionway that leads out to a large table that folds away easily when under sail.
Chill out with some music using the iPod dock or CD player, sipping on a cold beverage as the sun sets and you reminisce about the adventure you had for the day, exploring the Whitsundays on your very own bareboat charter.
Fuel efficiency, long range cruising capacity and stability makes the 40MY a truly multipurpose boat. On deck, this bareboat will guarantee real cruising pleasure with a large sheltered cockpit and Weber BBQ, rigid bimini, convenient steering station, and a fabulous sunbathing area on the cabin top.
Inside, the accommodation combines elegance and comfort for up to 6-8 – guests (maximum 10) boasting 4 sophisticated cabins all with ensuites, 2 forward pilot berths and collapsible saloon table.
The comfortable saloon and galley up design has a convenient serving window keeping the cook in the action!
The Whitsundays offers an array of activities. Snorkeling, diving, bush walks, beach combing, island exploration or just relaxing on board the Lagoon 40 deck soaking in the wide array of gorgeous sunsets or under star drenched skies sipping champagne cocktails.
Featuring 4 private cabins; 2 queen with their own ensuites each and 2 doubles sharing an ensuite.
The functional galley is loaded with fridge and freezer space, a small oven and gas stove top making meal preparation hassle free.
The roomy and inviting saloon contains a large wrap around settee around a large table ideal for a family dinner or entertaining. The TV/DVD and stereo provide entertainment when needed.
The cockpit and flybridge are huge and a great place for entertaining, both have an oversized esky to keep your refreshments icy cold with plenty of seating and stereo speakers.
With 2 x 60hp diesel engines, the Perry 44.5p is easy to handle with limited experience.
The “Australian designed and owned” Seawind 1260 has just been named “Best Yacht under 50ft in the world” in the International Cruising World Magazine 2019 awards. Combining the best elements of sailability, luxury, comfort, practicality and Australian design, you will not only cruise in style but out sail every other boat to the best Whitsunday anchorages.
The 41ft Seawind 1260 is a product of the best ideas, engineering and craftsmanship accumulated by the Seawind Catamarans team of expert building designers.
The open lifestyle is entrenched in this new design, with an unbeatable living area complimented with brilliant natural ventilation, protected cockpit lounge, and social helm seats putting the skipper in control as well as in the conversation.
Best of all, you can enjoy what many cats compromise on “visibility” for the skipper AND crew. with 360 degree views from the helm and saloon seats all within the protection of the fiberglass coachouse and targa roof.
Twin helm positions are a must have for any true sailor, the Seawind 1260 offers the perfect balance between excellent 360 degree visibility and total protection from the weather in any conditions, whilst always offering the skipper full control and comfortable navigation around the cockpit.
Aquila 36 is a power catamaran that blends plentiful live aboard space and qualities perfect for socializing with rugged strength and control. Offering the conveniences of a large yacht including topside summer kitchen and bbq grill, the Aquila 36 has cockpit seating for four adults and two comfortable cabins with private en-suites.
The hardtop provides plenty of shade and the forward lounge is a sunlovers haven. Powered by efficient Mercury Verado outboards, the Aquila 36 provides spirited performance and excellent fuel economy.
The boat is remarkably stable making it exceptionally comfortable at speed or while at rest. Escape the crowds and explore the Whitsundays in style.
The Aquila 36 features 2 cabins with ensuite perfect for a couples or small family fast getaway.
A perfect charter vessel to enjoy a Whitsunday bareboat escape be it a small family or couples wanting to cruise the Whitsundays aboard an easy to handle, compact and bright power catamaran.
She has 3 cosy double cabins and a generous bathroom down below. The galley is well equipped including a convection microwave and gas stove top. Sitting inside the saloon area contains for your entertainment, a TV, DVD and stereo with USB connectivity.
The convenient helm station is forward of the saloon with panoramic vision providing a plethora of natural light. In the cockpit there is a dining table with deck chairs, whilst the fly bridge provides ample seating, another helm station and a large sun lounge.
The Highland 35 is a great all rounder charter boat, making cruising the Whitsundays a dream come true.
Prices are per day based on a 7 night charter in off-peak season