Australia Day Yacht Charter Sydney - Beneteau 40.7

Celebrate Australia Day in style. Book a private yacht charter on stunning Sydney Harbour. There is no better way to join the festivities and soak up the atmosphere.

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

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

Beneteau 40.7, comfortable and practical

The Beneteau 40.7 is a highly regarded Bruce Farr-designed cruiser/racer sailing yacht, ideal for learning and comfortable for cruising. 

The layout of the 40.7 is very practical, with two double rear cabins a forward cabin, a large saloon and an enclosed toilet and shower unit. The galley has a double burner stove and is fully equipped for cooking on board.

The yacht sleeps six in comfort or eight using the saloon bunks. They take a maximum of 11 people for day sailing.

See all the action on Sydney Harbour

Australia Day activities on the harbour include a Ferry Race, the Best Dressed Vessel competition, floating concerts, the Australia Day Regatta, a Tall Ships Race and a variety of aerial displays.

Sailing programme

The day begins with a short safety briefing. We explain the basic parts of the yacht as well as the use of winches, halyards and sheets.

Next we head out into Middle Harbour and down towards the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House to get amongst the action.

What's included

Skippered charter

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

Catering - BYO or contact us for options 

Yacht specification


  • Fractional sloop rig
  • Overall Length 40 ft /11.96 m
  • Beam 3.76 m / Draft 2.4 m
  • Displacement 6.9 tonnes
  • Volvo diesel 40 hp
  • Fuel 130 litres / Fresh water 318 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.
  • Raymarine instrumentation
  • Wheel steering