Pilgrim Sailing - Magnetic Island

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Pilgrim Sailing offers small personalised lunchtime and twilight sailing cruises around Magnetic Island on a beautiful 58 foot yacht.

Pilgrim is also available for private charter for the day - perfect for family events, team building, weddings or corporate entertaining.

For overnight charters Pilgrim is the ultimate personal experience with only four guests on a large yacht (58 feet) with two full time crew. It is perfect for couples looking for a relaxing holiday, groups of friends wanting to learn to sail or parents wanting to find a way to distract the kids.

Activities on all charters can include sailing, snorkelling, paddle-boarding, exploring, bush-walking, whale-watching (in season). There are two hammocks which can be hung on the foredeck while at anchor in a secluded bay.

Pilgrim Sailing has been in business since 2010 in Sydney and since 2015 has expanded into Queensland for the winter seasons (April to October).

The business is owned and operated by a down to earth couple - Paul and Clare.

Pilgrim, the yacht, is one of a kind, custom built to the highest standards. She is loved by sailors and non sailors alike.

Internet Access

  • Paid Wifi

Activities

  • Hiking/Trekking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkelling
  • Swimming

Other Information

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.

Our tours

Lunchtime Sailing Cruise

Jump on board for an intimate sail to one of the beautiful Magnetic Island bays for a swim and a barbecue lunch.

The 58-foot yacht, Pilgrim, is perfect for all ages. She is large, stable and very comfortable with plenty of beanbags to relax in. There are two cockpits which are super safe for kids.

Above all, Pilgrim is a beautiful, stylish and classic yacht which will make you feel special the moment you step on board.

They'll sail for around one hour to one of the bays (destination depends on the wind conditions on the day).

Interested in sailing? Paul and Clare, your down-to-earth hosts, are passionate about sailing and love to teach you and get you involved.

Once anchored, explore the beach, go for a swim or just relax before enjoying a delicious barbecue lunch (included in price).

Lunch is made with quality local ingredients and includes premium sausages, homemade salads with fresh bread rolls. Bring your own: wine or beer.

There will be no more than 12 guests to ensure a personal service and space to spread out and relax.

Depart - 11.15am | Return - 2.45pm | Nelly Bay, close to ferries/buses.

Available: April - October.

Indicative rates

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$139 $139
Magnetic Island Race Week

Join the crew on Pilgrim and experience the excitement of racing in one of Queensland's premier yacht races in the beautiful waters surrounding Magnetic Island!

You can join the crew for just one day of racing or claim your spot on board for the whole regatta.

Indicative rates

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$159 $159
Private Charters

Pilgrim Sailing offers private skippered sailing charters around Magnetic Island on a beautiful 58-foot yacht, Pilgrim, with great hosts, Paul and Clare.

Pilgrim, is perfect for all ages. She is large, stable and comfortable with beanbags to relax in and two cockpits, which are super-safe for kids.

Above all, Pilgrim is a beautiful, stylish and classic yacht which will make you feel special the moment you step on board. Combine this, with excellent service and hospitality, and you have the makings of a perfect day out!

The day is tailored to suit - four-hours of sailing, swimming, and lunch, a full day on the water or a sunset cruise with cheese and wine.

Pilgrim's features include a barbecue, shade, beanbags, swim ladder and play-inflatables for the water.

Interested in sailing? Paul and Clare are passionate about sailing and love to teach and get you involved. The kids will love it too!

You can choose a fully-catered charter, or bring your own. Catering options include local seafood, a delicious barbecue and more. Regardless of who provides the food, your hosts will do all the hard work - preparing, cooking and laying it out. All you need to do is eat it!

Indicative rates

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$75 $150
Sip and Sail Twilight Cruise - Magnetic Island

Join Pilgrim Sailing for an intimate sunset sail on a beautiful 58-foot yacht, Pilgrim, in Cleveland Bay, while enjoying some organic wines and local cheeses.

Pilgrim is a stylish and classic yacht which will make you feel special the moment you step on board. Combine this, with excellent service & hospitality, and you have the makings of a perfect evening.

Enjoy a sail in Cleveland Bay and relax as you soak up the magical views of Magnetic Island and appreciate the peace of sailing!

Paul and Clare, your down-to-earth hosts, are passionate about sailing and love to share it and even give you a try on the wheel if you want!

On board, they serve quality local ingredients from family-run businesses.

There's a selection of wines, from Tamburlaine, Australia’s largest certified organic wine grape producer, who strives to produce the best quality wine from premium wine regions.

On the cheese platter, they serve local Gallo Cheeses, accompanied by "Pilgrim"-made pumpkin chutney.

There will be no more than 12 guests to ensure a personal service and space to spread out and relax.

Available every day (except Tuesdays) April to October 2018.
Depart 4.30 pm | Return 6.00 pm | Nelly Bay.

Indicative rates

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$89 $89

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