Fairwind New Zealand Yacht Charters offers well presented yachts for bareboat charter in the Bay of Islands

The fleet in our family company includes yachts for charter from 35-feet to 44-feet. This is the widest selection of bareboat yachts available in the Bay of Islands. Our boats can be recognized by the high standard of their maintenance and presentation. Better maintenance is our calling card and our goal is to give you a trouble free sailing holiday.

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Our Fleet

Our bareboat charter yacht fleet is based in the port of Opua at the heart of the Bay of Islands, New Zealand's premier cruising destination. 
Although bareboat (sail yourself) charters are our primary focus, our yachts are also available with a skipper or cook.

Cruising in the Bay of Islands

Cruising Area

The area in which our boats are licensed for bareboat charter extends from Cape Karikari, 60 miles north of the Bay of Islands to Cape Colville in the south. This is 170 miles of the best sailing that New Zealand has to offer.

Fairwind Crew

Who we are

Kim and Greta of Fairwind Charters have over 30 years of experience in the yacht charter industry and we know this area like we know our own home - because this is our home! We would love to share it with you.

Charter rates

Bareboat Charter rates

With yachts for hire from 35 feet to 44 feet we have the widest selection of bareboat charter boats in the Bay of Islands. There's a boat for every budget!
Sailing tuition is available for those who need a hand with learning the ropes.

Fairwind New Zealand Yacht Charters. Main Wharf, Opua, Bay of Islands. Tel +64 9 402 7821  Mob +64 27 478 9994