Yacht charter in New Zealand


Sailing holidays in the Bay of Islands


In this section Beneteau 285 Beneteau 320 Lotus 10.6 Beneteau 343 Beneteau 393 Beneteau 405 Elan 434 Beneteau 445 Equipment Ownership
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Fairwind Yacht Charters New Zealand



Fairwind New Zealand Yacht Charters. Main Wharf, Opua, Bay of Islands. Tel: +64 9 4027821 Mob: +64 274 789994


Beneteau 285 for charter Beneteau 320 for charter Lotus 10.6 for charter Beneteau 343 for charter Beneteau 393 Beneteau 405 for charter Elan 434 for charter Beneteau 445 for charter

BENETEAU 320
The bigger sister to the Beneteau 285, with the increased volume giving more space in the cabins and saloon. This is our smallest boat comfortable for two couples for shorter charters. Tiller steering.

BENETEAU 285
From the Beneteau stable comes this well known 29 footer. With a double cabin aft and another smaller double forward it is a very roomy boat for its size. Best suited for a couple or a family with two smaller children.


LOTUS 10.6
The New Zealand designed Lotus 10.6 is a very popular yacht amongst New Zealand sailors. Different Drummer is the Mark II version with a stern extension giving a length of 11.2m. The comfortable and well appointed saloon, galley, and navigation station are light and spacious. Different Drummer is well set up on the deck and is a delight to sail.

BENETEAU 343
Also known as the Moorings 352, this large volume 35 footer is another well known boat from the Beneteau stable and a popular bareboat charter boat throughout the world. The boat has a wide double cabin aft and smaller forward.

BENETEAU 393
This 39 footer, also known as the Moorings 403, is the smallest of our three cabin boats although it is almost identical in interior volume and layout to the slightly larger Beneteau 405. Three double cabin layout with two heads and showers, one en suite to the forward cabin.

BENETEAU 405
This 40 footer is "The Moorings" version of the very popular Beneteau Oceanis 400. Well thought out use of interior space and a good hull design make for comfortable sailing for up to three couples. Three double cabin layout with two heads and showers, one en suite to the forward cabin.

ELAN 434
No other bareboat this well equipped in the Bay of Islands! Genset, bow thruster, in boom furling main and even a diesel heater to take the chill off those winter nights! This boat joined our fleet new in March 2008 and is one of the leading designs in Elan's cruising range. With a generous internal volume and spacious accommodation, it's lines are nevertheless performance minded with emphasis on easy and rapid cruising. Two double cabins and a twin berth cabin. Two heads/showers.

BENETEAU 445
This modified version of the Beneteau Oceanis 440 (Also known as the Moorings 445) was designed by Bruce Farr with comfortable cruising in mind, yet with enough spirit and agility to offer exciting sailing for those who want it. The three double cabins, each with their own bathroom, give privacy for three couples or plenty of room for a family to spread out. Currently the only three cabin/heads boat available for bareboat charter in the Bay of Islands.

Below are our of fleet of yachts available for bareboat yacht charter in the Bay of Islands New Zealand. A bareboat charter is a great way to explore the Bay of Islands! All our bareboat yachts have furling headsails, autopilots, chart plotters, electric anchor winch, cockpit tables, barbecue and inflatable dinghy with outboard as standard equipment. For full details see our equipment page.
Click on a boat name in the menu at left, or from the list below, for specifications and more photos.