If you want to sail on a Yacht within Auckland's Harbour, and the Hauraki Gulf Harbour Islands then a good selection of Yacht Charters are available. Perhaps for a small group, or a larger group to suit, then their are different size yachts, including luxury and classic to accommodate your needs. Not only sailing within the Waitemata Harbour, but also charter further out to sea, for example the Coromandel Peninsula, or further North to the Bay of Islands.
Sailing within Waiheke Island, Motuhie Island, or Great Barrier Island, and perhaps enjoy diving, swimming, sight seeing, including viewing native vegetation of the Gulf Islands. Harbour cruises generally include from 2 hours, evening cruise, full day, or extended charter and can include custom packages, such as onshore accommodation. Perhaps get involved and learn with sailing preparation and techniques on offer from some of the Yacht Charter Companies. Hence you can choose from quality, adventurous, and suitable online Yachting Charters from the following companies. Image of Downwind on the Mast by Snowdog10.
Auckland Yacht Charter Companies
Classic Boat Charter (http://www.classicboatcharter.com/)
Charter the Arcturus yacht from a range of options, 2 to 8 hours, weekend and extended charters up to about 10 - 15 people, which can include accommodation packages. Perhaps check their schedule and rates online, great yacht images and history, and specifications. Host a corporate function on this large yacht, including team building and learn sailing and seamanship procedures.
Capitola Yacht Charters (http://www.capitola-cruising.co.nz/)
View great slide show images to get an idea of Auckland Harbour cruises that can be booked online. Includes morning, lunch, afternoon, and full day cruises of which departure and duration times, rates, and meals can be viewed online. Sailing for up to 6 people, and view Waiheke Island, Kawau Island, and more.
Auckland Sailing Lunch Cruise (http://www.funtours.com.au/auckland/lunchsailingtrip.shtml)
Enjoy a pleasurable sail on a 50 foot Yacht, which includes a beverage bar for drinks to relax. You can book on their online, which leads to other cruises for booking - including America's Cup Sailing on the Waitemata Harbour, or perhaps book a Auckland Harbour Dinner Cruise, Bay of Islands Overnight Cruise, and many other activities and tours.
Search and browse New Zealand Online Books for reviews, or maybe purchase, e.g. The Super Yacht Manual for complete on-board reference including navigation and manning of large yachts; Also learn profession tricks and tips for better, faster, and safer sailing from Yachting - Start to Finish
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Charterlink Bare Boat Charter (http://www.charterlink.co.nz/)
Charter a Sail Yacht or Catamaran around the Hauraki Gulf Islands (e.g. Great Barrier Island, Waiheke Island, Motutapu), and beyond - including coastal (e.g. Kawau island, Tutukaka) to the Bay of Islands. Provision of luxury and standard boats, with nice images online, and you can submit an enquiry online.
Generation Yacht Charters (http://www.gosailing.co.nz/)
Sail in comfort in a 37 foot Quality French designed Yacht for up to six people, around Auckland Harbour. Sail cruises for half (3 hours) or day sail (5 to 6 hours), which includes morning and afternoon tea, and restaurant lunch for day sails. This includes sailing in Islands around the hauraki Gulf. Perhaps participate in practical sailing techniques alongside the crew, and contact them for any special requests that you may have, including for sailing routes. Note that their are sailing route maps to view on their web site - very useful.
Gateway Charters (http://www.gatewaycharters.co.nz/)
Enjoy bare boat charter on the new 38 foo Yacht - The Enceladus, for sailing around the Hauraki Gulf's Islands, with many sheltered anchorage locations. Islands include Kawau, Waiheke, Rangitoto, and more. View online the Yacht's layout, including internal images, and can contact online for bookings. Image of "Yacht kills water" by bananewa.
North Port Yacht Charters (http://www.aucklandyachtcharters.co.nz/)
Cruise around the Auckland Hauraki Harbour Gulf in comfort aboard 40 foot luxury Yachts, the Kairos or the Refuge 2 for longer charters. View the many features and amenities online. Hence relax to enjoy a romantic and adventurous cruise with it seems, emphasis on personal service. Inquire about your charter cruise online which includes seasonal rates.
Red Balloon Days (http://www.redballoondays.co.nz/)
Purchase an online "experience" gift voucher from several categories, such as Outdoor and Water categories which includes Sailing and Yacht charter around Auckland Harbour. Perhaps participate in an America's cup match style race for 3 hours during October to April. Also book a Waitemata Harbour Seafood Dinner, or Lunch cruise on a 50 foot Yacht. Hence sail in view of Auckland's Harbour bridge, the Viaduct, and general sight seeing of other landmarks.