Nestled about 22 km north of Sydney Harbour is the stunning Pittwater waterways. Sydney-siders have long appreciated this stunning bay, but it often overlooked by tourists and travellers. Eastcoast Sailing has a range of boat hire Pittwater options including yacht charter and catamaran hire vessels to enable you explore the beautiful bays and beaches, and enjoy fabulous yacht sailing. Eastcoast Sailing provides both bare boat rental, and skippered yacht charter to enjoy this blue water haven.
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Surrounded by extensive national parks, Pittwater is a large sheltered waterway, part of the broader Broken Bay. With the famous Newport Beach and Palm Beach to the east, and West Head and Hawkesbury river system to the West, it is a popular sailing experience. There are many beautiful bays, beaches, creeks, islands, rivers and nature reserves to explore.
On a boat rental Pittwater, there are several excellent beaches including The Basin and Great Mackerel beach. Sailing around Scotland Island is a must do, as you sail past West Head (nature park) to the west. Further north, Broken Bay offers great sailing opportunities with fresh breezes around Lion Island, and further north to Pearl Beach, Patonga and Kilcare.
North West up the Hawkesbury is a broad expanse of water taking you to Brooklyn. Stop in to one of many restaurants for a tasty lunch. Beyond Brooklyn the water system continues and eventually winds its way right up to Wisemans Ferry but these places are beyond a day yacht charter.
South West up the Hawkesbury you can discover breathtaking private bays including Bay of Americas & Refuge Bay. Renowned for the waterfall right onto the beach which is truly spectacular and only accessible by boat. (You can also find the special plaque commemorating the WWII special forces training site for the “Krate” boat & their adventures). Further upstream continues through the Kuringgai National Park past Cottage Point (great restaurant for lunch) to Bobbin Head, or Coal and Candle Creek. Travelling beyond Cottage Point is usually best under motor.
Newport and Church Point, located within Pittwater, are convenient pick up / drop wharfs.
Contact Eastcoast sailing to arrange your Boat Hire Pittwater adventure.
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Pittwater Yacht Cruises – Bareboat and Skippered
We offer both bare boat rental, and skippered yacht Boat Hire Pittwater. For a half day sailing cruise, we recommend a sail around the Pittwater area taking in Scotland Island, the stunning water front homes, and a brisk sail around Lion Island. A swim followed by lunch and a wine at The Basin or Mackerel Beach is perfect. For a full day yacht charter, we can take in the above delights, as well, you can be one of the lucky few to sail up to the secluded Refuge Bay & Bay of Americas. A swim at Flint and Steel Bay in the afternoon is beautiful.
Pittwater Wharf Pick Up Drop Offs
We can arrange to pick up you from several wharfs including Church Point, or the Royal Motor Yacht Club at Newport, and take you anywhere you desire, or to our favourite spots.