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Vigilant Yacht Charters

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Russell, New Zealand
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About Vigilant Yacht Charters
Capture the magic of this classic single mast yacht as you sail around the aquatic playground of the bay of islands. Design your own day, your own custom built adventure, aboard this 14 meter fully equipped yacht which offers you the very best in quality, comfort and safety. Your experienced skipper and crew are on board to ensure you have a day to remember.
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Han wrote a review May 2022
Leysin, Switzerland5 contributions1 helpful vote
What an EPIC day we had on Vigilant, with Nat at the helm. Vigilant is a stunning vessel, and is perfect for a day out in the bay of islands. We set sail to the best island for the day considering the weather conditions which we were the only boat in the bay (Felt like we had the island to ourselves!), and were lucky enough have a perfect weather day. We went for a great walk to Army bay where we were greeted by crystal clear water (and heaps of boats- our bay was such a good call), went for a swim, and walked back to Vigilant through the gorgeous track, where we were visited by heaps of native birds. On return to the bay we had another swim, beach walk for shells, and a snorkel, where we saw Stingrays, and plenty of fish. What a magic day, we wish it was for longer, there is so much to do! Lunch was on point, so nice to have a healthy meal, we got turns at the helm whilst under sail, and had great chats with Nat. It's so great to see people out there doing what they love. Top notch Nat (& Nik) we will be back when we get the opportunity! Keep up the fantastic work, and all the best for the future seasons. :)
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Date of experience: April 2022
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lissbailey wrote a review Apr 2022
Christchurch, New Zealand4 contributions6 helpful votes
A magical day on the water with Nat and Nic, you guys are the most wonderful hosts, and sailing on Vigilant was a huge highlight of our trip. Nothing is a problem to them, they have a way of making everyone feel welcome onboard. Lunch was delicious and was just what we needed after a beautiful walk and swimming at a local beach we visited. Definitely take a warm jacket and even a blanket, as it can get pretty cold in April. Thanks, a must-do if you come to the Bay of Islands.
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Date of experience: April 2022
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Kurt W wrote a review Mar 2022
New Plymouth, New Zealand40 contributions2 helpful votes
this was awesome, a super fun, relaxing day. our original tour was canceled last minute due to covid, but we managed to jump on board the Vigilant, lucky us. Nat our skipper/guide is awesome, so chilled and relaxed, but knowledgeable. The lunches were from her own garden, everything but the wraps, super yum. Sailed out to Moturua island and stopped for kayaking, swimming, snorkeling and a small walk. After a 15 min walk we were on a deserted beach, so cool, snorkeled in amongst the rocks and there were heaps of fish and kina, kelp etc. Awesome place for a quiet, quick swim, spotted black robin and saddlebacks on the walk which we had never seen before. the wind was better on the way home so we were under sail power, yayyyy!! There were eight of us on the boat and I think the groups wouldn't be much larger. A super fun way to spend the day, no need to go to the islands, you can do it here. Cheers Nat and The Vigilant.
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Date of experience: March 2022
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Charlotte D wrote a review Feb 2022
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We had the most amazing day with Vigilant Yacht Charters! One of the best days of my life! We were lucky enough to see Dolphins and went snorkling with Stingrays! Can't recommend these guys enough
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Date of experience: February 2022
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corrine_eaddy wrote a review Feb 2022
Auckland, New Zealand9 contributions
Wonderful opportunity to sail in the Bay of Islands. It felt like we were one of Nats friends and had been invited for a day out. Lovely opportunity to snorkel, swim and sail in a yacht
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Date of experience: February 2022
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