Yacht Charter - Beneteau First 40

The Beneteau First 40 combines state-of-the art performance features with contemporary interior and exterior styling. The yacht is a fabulous, fast cruiser and a joy to sail.


Min booking - 4 hours / Max guests - 10

Skippered charter 

  • 4 hours - $1595
  • 6 hours - $1795
  • 8 hours - $1995
  • Weekend live-aboard - $2990 (9 am/ Sat - 4 pm/ Sun)
  • 5 days live-aboard - $6990

Flying Cloud is only available for skippered training charter eg for a private course or corporate training event.  


Our Sydney charter yachts are berthed in walk on walk off marina in a beautiful setting at Middle Harbour Yacht Club. 

The club has a waterside cafe, two licensed bars, and a bistro overlooking the marina. 

Flying Fish yachts are professionally maintained and fully equipped to live on board.

Beneteau First 40, fast, comfortable, easy to sail.

The First 40 deck is carefully designed to promote efficient handling for racing and ample interior volume for comfortable cruising.  The cockpit features removable storage lockers and transom beam. 

The very contemporary interior finished in wood, stainless steel, leather and fabrics accommodates three double cabins and two convertible berths in the saloon for exceptional flexibility.

There is a fully equipped practical galley and an enclosed toilet and shower unit. 

The yacht sleeps six in comfort or eight using the saloon bunks. 

Relax as hard as you like

Book a skipper for your charter and let us show you the ropes whilst you relax as hard as you like. 

Flying Fish are an RYA/AS accredited sailing school and can arrange private bespoke training courses for your group. 

New Year's Eve, Australia Day, Boxing Day.

Be sure to book early if you want to charter for any special events in Sydney Harbour

What's included

Skippered charter

  • Qualified skipper
  • Fuel, gas, water, cleaning costs
  • Insurance and tax


Yacht specification


  • Fractional sloop rig
  • Overall Length 40 ft /12.58 m
  • Beam 3.89 m / Draft 2.4 m
  • Displacement 7.9 tonnes
  • Volvo diesel 40 hp
  • Fuel 130 litres / Fresh water 200 litres
  • Capacity - max 10/ comfortable 8


  • 3 x double cabins / 1 bathroom
  • Large fridge
  • Fully equipped galley
  • Comfortable saloon seats 6
  • Sound system 
  • ISAF Cat 2 safety equipment. 
  • 3 reef mainsail, furling headsail.
  • Extensive B and G instrumentation
  • Wheel steering