Whitsunday Escape

Boats

Whitsunday Escape has been specialising in Skipper Yourself ‘Bareboat’ Charters for over 30 years, continually delivering outstanding holiday experiences.

Whitsunday Escape proudly achieved silver recognition at the 2018 Australian Tourism Awards for Unique Accommodation! An outstanding fete on a National platform.

Escape with confidence, on a holiday of a lifetime with friends or family in the Whitsundays. Hire your style of boat, from yachts to catamarans, sailing or power and create your own unique holiday at your chosen pace. Each boat is fully equipped for your comfort and safety.

No formal qualifications are required to hire a boat with Whitsunday Escape, just a little experience and boating knowledge to ensure an enjoyable, safe holiday. A training guide can be arranged for a half day or longer should you prefer the extra support.

Bring yourself and crew, your desired provisioning and indulge in a holiday of exploration, adventure and / or relaxation.

Conveniently located at Coral Sea Marina in Airlie Beach, Whitsunday Escape is ideally situated at the gateway to the Whitsunday Islands and Heart of the Great Barrier Reef.

Facilities

Family Friendly

Internet Access

Free Wifi

Activities

Boating Canoeing/Kayaking Sailing Swimming

Disabled Assistance

Caters for limited mobility Wheelchair access

Membership

Australian Gay and Lesbian Tourism Association Boating Industry Association Queensland Tourism Industry Council Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Visitor Information Centre

Accreditation

COVID Clean Practicing Business ECO Certified (Ecotourism) by Ecotourism Australia

Services

The luxury Leopard 50 sailing catamaran is the latest design from Leopard Catamarans and has every feature that one could dream of including a spacious flybridge, the innovative forward walk through and a forward cockpit.
These features mean that there are three entertaining areas and plenty of ventilation and light throughout.

She can accommodate up to 12; five double cabins, five bathrooms and the saloon table will also convert to a double.

The flybridge features a double daybed, a spacious lounge area with table and easy access to the helm.
The rear cockpit has a large table with ample seating. The upstairs galley, with generous refrigeration space and great ventilation, provides for comfortable cruising.
All lines lead back to the helm and she will also perform equally well under power.

Suitable for up to 5 couples, families or mixed groups.

The luxury Leopard 48.4 sailing catamaran is the latest design from Leopard Catamarans and features the innovative walk through saloon and forward cockpit.
This feature provides great airflow for the tropics and a second entertaining area.

She can accommodate up to 12; four double cabins, four bathrooms and one small bunk attached to each of the front cabins. The saloon table will also convert to a double.

The rear cockpit has a large table with ample seating. The upstairs galley, with generous refrigeration space and great ventilation, provides for comfortable cruising.
All lines lead back to the helm and she will also perform equally well under power.

Suitable for up to 4 couples, families or mixed groups.

The Leopard 48 Sailing Catamaran can sleep up to eleven. She has three double cabins, three bathrooms, two single bunks amidship and one small bunk located in the forward cabin. The saloon table can also convert to another double.

She features an upstairs galley, generous refrigeration space, great ventilation and a shaded rear cockpit. She also features the innovative new design of the walk-through forward cockpit which adds a second outdoor shaded entertaining area.

Suitable for large groups, couples or families.

The Nautitech Open 46 Sailing Catamaran can sleep up to twelve people. She has four double cabins, the open saloon/cockpit area converts to create another two doubles and boasts four toilets with two shared showers. She has ample refrigeration and galley space and plenty of room with the unique open cockpit/saloon living space. Suitable for up to four couples, mixed groups and families.

The Leopard 46 Sailing Catamaran can accommodate up to to eleven. She has four double cabins, four bathrooms, a small single bunk located in the forward cabin and the saloon table can convert to another double.

She offers ample headroom, generous refrigeration space, good ventilation and a spacious shaded cockpit.

Suitable for up to four couples, families or mixed groups.

The Lagoon 450 Flybridge can accomodate up to ten in four double cabins and the saloon converts to a double. Each of the four double cabins has its own ensuite bathroom. The generous refrigeration space and great ventilation throughout provides for comfortable cruising.

The large covered cockpit features a second dining area, a day bed and adjourns the galley – perfect for entertaining!

The unique flybridge has ample shaded seating and the forward cockpit provides great visibility for spotting wildlife and coral reefs.

For easy sailing, the Lagoon 450 Flybridge includes a roller furling headsail, full batten main, all lines lead to the flybridge and all the winches are electric.

She will also perform equally well under power.
Suitable for four couples, families, mixed groups or those who just want the best.

The Lagoon 440 Flybridge can accommodate up to ten in four double cabins and the saloon converts to another double. Each of the four double cabins has its own ensuite bathroom. Plenty of ventilation and a raised flybridge provides for comfortable cruising.

The large covered cockpit features ample seating and adjourns the spacious galley making it an entertainers delight!
The unique flybridge has shaded seating and is a great vantage point for spotting local wildlife.

For easy sailing, the Lagoon 440 Flybridge includes a roller furling headsail, full batten main, all lines lead to the flybridge.
She will also perform equally well under power.

Suitable for four couples, families or mixed groups.

The Leopard 44 Sailing Catamaran can sleep up to eleven. She has three double cabins, two single bunks amidship, a small single is located in the forward cabin and the saloon table converts to another double. She also has three generous sized bathrooms.

She features an upstairs galley, ample refrigeration, a large shaded cockpit and also has a walk-through forward shaded cockpit for a second outdoor entertainment area.

Suitable for up to three couples, families or mixed groups.

This Lagoon 421 Sailing Catamaran sleeps up to ten. There are four double cabins and the saloon will accommodate another double. All cabins feature their own bathroom and have great ventilation.

There are four bathrooms, ample head room, generous refrigeration space, and a roomy shaded cockpit.

A fantastic Sailing Catamaran built for sailing in the Whitsundays and is suitable for up to four couples, families and mixed groups.

The Leopard 42 Sailing Catamaran sleeps up to twelve. There are four double cabins and the saloon will accommodate another double. Two child berths are available in the forward cabins. There are four bathrooms, ample head room and generous refrigeration.

Great ventilation with plenty of hatches. She will also perform equally well as a power catamaran. The Leopard 42 is ideal for cruising Queensland tropical waters and was purpose built for charter.

Suitable for up to four couples or families.

The brand new Seawind 1260 sailing catamaran was purpose built with the Australian indoor/outdoor, open lifestyle entrenched in this new design, with an unbeatable living area complimented with brilliant natural ventilation. The protected cockpit lounge and social helm seats put the skipper in control as well as in the conversation and boasts 360 degree views from the helm and saloon seats.

The Seawind 1260 will sleep up to eight with three double cabins, two bathrooms and the saloon will accommodate another double. All cabins feature plenty of hatches for ventilation.

The ample head room, the generous refrigeration space, and the roomy covered cockpit that fully opens into the saloon make for very comfortable cruising.

For sailing performance; a full batten main. For easy sailing; all ropes are led to the cockpit. She has a roller furling self-tacking headsail, twin steering and an autopilot for the discerning sailors. Suitable for three couples, two families and mixed groups. She will also perform equally well under power.

The Seawind 1250 sailing catamaran was purpose built for cruising to suit those that want the best. She sleeps up to nine with three double cabins, two bathrooms, the saloon will accommodate another double and a small single is located in one of the forward cabins.

The ample head room, generous refrigeration space, and roomy covered cockpit that opens onto the saloon makes for very comfortable cruising. Air-conditioning is available at the marina.

Suitable for up to three couples or families.

The Leopard 40.1 Sailing Catamaran can sleep up to ten. She has four double cabins, two smaller bunks located in the forward cabins and the saloon table converts to another double and offer two spacious bathrooms.

She offers a large shaded cockpit, excellent ventilation and a walk-through door which give access from the saloon directly to the front deck.

Suitable for up to four couples or families.

The brand new Lagoon 40 sailing catamaran has superb living space and the cockpit is spacious and comfortable, with built-in dining and bench seat.

The saloon dining is large and roomy as well, with beautiful interior styling for cruising in luxury. And of course it boasts plenty of refrigeration space.

The Lagoon 40 can sleep up to ten. Four double cabins, two bathrooms and the saloon table converts to another double. All cabins feature plenty of hatches and ample head room.

Rigged for simple and easy sail-handling, but performing equally well under motor alone, the Lagoon 40 is set to become a new favourite for bareboat holidays in the Whitsundays. Very comfortable for 4 couples, 2 families and large groups.

This brand new luxury three cabin Leopard 40 sailing catamaran is the latest design from Leopard Catamarans featuring the innovative forward saloon door, allowing foredeck access and great air-flow through the boat.

She can accommodate up to eight; two bathrooms, three double cabins and one forward single bunk. The saloon table will also convert to a double.

The rear cockpit has a large table with ample seating. The upstairs galley, generous refrigeration space and great ventilation provide for comfortable cruising. She will also perform equally well under power. Ideal for three couples, families and mixed groups and those who want the best. For easy sailing; she has a roller furling headsail and autopilot.

The Nautitech Open 40 Sailing Catamaran can sleep up to ten people. She has four double cabins, two smaller single beds located in the forward cabins and 2 spacious bathrooms.

She offers plenty of refrigeration, ample headroom and has the unique open layout where the saloon and cockpit flow into one large shared living space.

Suitable for up to four couples, mixed groups or families.

The Leopard 40 can sleep up to ten. Four double cabins, two bathrooms and two additional small berths are available in the forward cabins.

All cabins feature plenty of hatches and ample head room. The generous refrigeration space, the upstairs galley and the roomy shaded cockpit make for very comfortable cruising. She will also perform equally well under power.

Suitable for four couples, families and mixed groups.

Philosophy: Simple, Fast & Light!

One of the most noticeable differences on board the Seawind 1160 4 LITE is the new sleek interior design and fit-out. The fit-out is stylish timber look laminate surfaces, with a new contemporary neutral colour palette with the upholstery modern, angular, yet practical.

The Seawind 1160 4 LITE can sleep up to ten. It features four double cabins and two bathrooms and the saloon table can drop down to make another double.
A small child bunk is also available in one of the forward cabins (30kg maximum).

The galley features an upright fridge/freezer and 3 burner stove, offering ample storage with ring lockers, a handy shelf and plenty of cupboard space.

For sailing performance; a full batten main. For easy sailing; all ropes are led to the cockpit, she has a roller furling, self-tacking headsail and twin steering.

Suitable for one to four couples, families and mixed groups. She will also perform equally well under power alone.

This Seawind 1160 Sailing Catamaran sleeps up to ten. There are four double cabins and the saloon table drops down to make another double. There is ample headroom, generous refrigeration space and two bathrooms.

This vessel has great ventilation for sailing in the tropics. The self-tacking headsail makes for easy sailing.

Great for one to three couples, families and mixed groups.

Philosophy: Simple, Fast & Light!

One of the most noticeable differences on board the Seawind 1160 3 LITE is the new sleek interior design and fit-out. The fit-out is stylish timber look laminate surfaces, with a new contemporary neutral colour palette with the upholstery modern, angular, yet practical.

The galley features an upright fridge/freezer and 3 burner stove, offering ample storage with ring lockers, a handy shelf and plenty of cupboard space.

For sailing performance; a full batten main. For easy sailing; all ropes are led to the cockpit, she has a roller furling, self-tacking headsail and twin steering.

Suitable for one to three couples, families and mixed groups. She will also perform equally well under power alone.

This Seawind 1160 Sailing Catamaran sleeps up to eight. There are three double cabins and the saloon table drops down to make another double. There is ample headroom, generous refrigeration space, and two bathrooms.

This vessel has great ventilation for sailing in the tropics. The self-tacking headsail makes for easy sailing.

Great for one to three couples, families and mixed groups.

The Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 43 sailing yacht reflects all the superior design qualities for which Jeanneau are renowned.

The Jeanneau 43 accommodates up to 8 people. This roomy boat features two bathrooms, three double cabins and the saloon will accommodate another double.

This boat boasts good refrigeration space, a large shaded cockpit and plenty of hatches.

Featuring ease of sailing, there is an in-mast furling mainsail, roller furling headsail, electric sheet winches, twin-helm steering and an autopilot.

She is suitable for three couples, small groups or families.

The Beneteau 41.1 Sailing Yacht accommodates up to six people. She features two double cabins, two bathrooms and the saloon table converts to another double.

She has good refrigeration space, a large shaded cockpit and plenty of hatches for ventilation.

Suitable for two couples, small groups or families

The Leopard 47 Power Catamaran sleeps up to eleven. She has four double cabins, four bathrooms and the saloon will accommodate another double and the forward port cabin has a small single bed.

She has ample head room, generous refrigeration space and an upstairs galley. She also has a large shaded flybridge that has its own drinks fridge.

A comfortable, powerful and stable boat for exploring the Whitsundays. Suitable for two to four couples, two families and mixed groups.

The luxury Aquila 44.4 power catamaran features four double cabins each with ensuite bathrooms.
The saloon table can drop down to accommodate another double if needed, making 10 persons in total.

This is a light and spacious vessel with ample headroom. She has a well-appointed galley with generous refrigeration and freezer space. The galley and servery adjoin the shaded aft cockpit table and make for great extended entertaining which means the chef or bartender is always included.

The spacious fly-bridge is fully covered and features a second table with ample seating and is the perfect spot for the sunset cocktails.

This is a stylish, luxurious and comfortable catamaran with large entertaining areas. Suitable for three couples or families.

The luxury Aquila 44 power catamaran features three cabins each with ensuite bathrooms. The owner’s cabin with a queen bed and small office is located in the centre and two generous size cabins are situated in each hull. The saloon table can drop down to accommodate another double if needed, making 8 persons in total.

This is a light and spacious vessel with ample headroom and side windows for airflow. She has a well-appointed galley with generous refrigeration and freezer space. The galley and servery adjoin the shaded aft cockpit table and make for great extended entertaining which means the chef or bartender is always included.

The spacious fly-bridge is fully covered and features a second table, ample seating, a drinks fridge and is the perfect spot for the sunset cocktails.

This is a stylish, luxurious and comfortable catamaran with large entertaining areas. Suitable for three couples or families.

The new luxury Aquila 44.3 MKII power catamaran features three cabins each with ensuite bathrooms. The owner’s cabin with a queen bed and small office is located in the centre and two generous size cabins are situated in each hull. The saloon table can drop down to accommodate another double if needed, making 8 persons in total.

This is a light and spacious vessel with ample headroom. She has a well-appointed galley with generous refrigeration and freezer space. The galley and servery adjoin the shaded aft cockpit table and make for great extended entertaining which means the chef or bartender is always included.

The spacious fly-bridge is fully covered and features a second table, ample seating, a drinks fridge and is the perfect spot for the sunset cocktails.

This is a stylish, luxurious and comfortable catamaran with large entertaining areas. Suitable for three couples or families.

There were no details left unattended in the creation of the new Leopard 43 power catamaran, including the hull design, the updated interior, and much more. The Leopard 43 power catamaran is a completely redesigned mid-sized catamaran built with the quality foundation that has come to be expected of Leopard Catamarans.

The Leopard 43 power catamaran sleeps up to ten. She has four double cabins, two bathrooms and the saloon will accommodate another double.

She has ample head room, generous refrigeration space and an upstairs galley. Air-conditioning is available at the marina at no cost, and a user pays option on the water.

This well equipped power catamaran features a generous shaded flybridge with dining table, another fridge and sundeck. The roomy aft cockpit has a table and seating, and there is also a walk-through to the foredeck from the saloon.

A comfortable, powerful and stable boat for exploring the Whitsundays. Suitable for up to four couples, two families and large groups.

There were no details left unattended in the creation of the new Leopard 43.3 power catamaran, including the hull design, the updated interior, and much more. The Leopard 43.3 power catamaran is a completely redesigned mid-sized catamaran built with the quality foundation that has come to be expected of Leopard Catamarans.

The Leopard 43.3 power catamaran sleeps up to nine. She has three double cabins, two bathrooms, a small single bunk and the saloon will accommodate another double.

She has ample head room, generous refrigeration space and an upstairs galley. Air-conditioning is available at the marina at no cost.
This Leopard 43.3 has a generator (GENSET) and therefore has a user-pays option for on water air-conditioning.

This well equipped power catamaran features a generous shaded flybridge with dining table, another fridge and sundeck. There is also a walk-through to the foredeck from the saloon.
The roomy aft cockpit has a table and seating and features luxurious teak flooring.

A comfortable, powerful and stable boat for exploring the Whitsundays. Suitable for up to three couples, two families and mixed groups.

There were no details left unattended in the creation of the new Leopard 43.3 power catamaran, including the hull design, the updated interior, and much more. The Leopard 43.3 power catamaran is a completely redesigned mid-sized catamaran built with the quality foundation that has come to be expected of Leopard Catamarans.

The Leopard 43.3 power catamaran sleeps up to eight. She has three double cabins, two bathrooms and the saloon will accommodate another double.

She has ample head room, generous refrigeration space and an upstairs galley. Air-conditioning is available at the marina at no cost

This well equipped power catamaran features a generous shaded flybridge with dining table, another fridge and sundeck. The roomy aft cockpit has a table and seating, and there is also a walk-through to the foredeck from the saloon.

A comfortable, powerful and stable boat for exploring the Whitsundays. Suitable for up to three couples, two families and mixed groups.

The luxury Summerland 40 Power Catamaran sleeps up to six. She has three double cabins and two bathrooms. She has ample headroom, generous refrigeration and a well-equipped galley. The large open flybridge has plenty of seating and boasts a day bed and separate drinks fridge. A comfortable and stable boat that is suitable for two couples, small families or mixed groups or honeymooners.

This Power Catamaran sleeps up to eight. There are two private double cabins, and a third open double bed below on the port side with room for another double in the saloon. There is ample head room and generous refrigeration space.

Plenty of hatches for ventilation. The spacious flybridge and cockpit have good shade and plenty of seating for entertaining. Good tunnel clearance makes for comfortable offshore cruising.

Great for up to three couples or families.

Rates

From AU$400.00

Price indication is per night with the season specials included.

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