2 Days & 2 Night Sailing Trip for the Adventurous (British Defender)

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The boat is open plan downstairs, some of the features include: headroom higher than 6ft, 28 Guests, 4 Crew, 6 Double Berths and 16 Single Bunks.

2 Days & 2 Night Sailing Trip for the Adventurous (British Defender)
From$479 aud

Group booking discount

Tour Highlights

  • Whitsunday Sailing
  • Whitehaven Beach
  • Snorkel at a Coral Reef teeming
  • Marine Life

Tour Info

Code SC-04
  • Sailing
Duration 2 Days
Price From $479

Wed, Fri & Sun

Vehicle Yacht
Suitability Open Age
Start Airlie Beach @ 02.00 pm
Finish Airlie Beach @ 11.00 am

Sailing holidays exploring beautiful locations such as Whitehaven Beach on Whitsunday Island, Blue Pearl Bay on Hayman Island, Mantaray Bay and Nara Inlet at Hook Island. We sail past famous resort locations like Hayman Island, Hamilton Island and Daydream Island.

During our sailing tours guests can get involved and learn the sailing basics, there is time to snorkel and swim on the island coral fringing reefs.


To top off your adventure, we provide a feast of freshly prepared meals.

  • Continental breakfast
  • Morning tea of fruit cake, tea & coffee
  • Lunch of quiches, breads, pasta and green tossed salads plus fresh tropical fruits
  • Pre-dinner snacks of of nachos, cheese, dips & crackers
  • Dinner of succulent chicken breast cooked on the BBQ, served with Rice, satay, salad and breads
  • Dessert of fruit and custard

If you have special dietary needs or requirements we provision our boats based on customer needs. All you need to do is let us know when you make your booking.

About British Defender

British Defender is a high tech Whitbread Around the World Racing Maxi. BD was raced by the British armed services in the 1990 Around World Race.

Winner of the 2001 & 2004 Whitsunday Fun Race.

Built in Lymington, England, British Defender is a sloop design, 83ft in length, 20ft wide, built of high tech Carbon Fibre with a mast extending 115ft above the deck.

The boat is open plan downstairs, some of the features include headroom higher than 6ft, 2 dining tables, 3 bathrooms. On deck the boat is really wide, so there's space to chill out, plus there is a shade awning built into the boom. The racing background will ensure a tour aboard BD will be an exciting experience.


  • British Defender has open plan accommodation, with 3 bathrooms 16 Single Bunks and 6 Double Bunks.
  • Guests travelling on 2 day 2 night British Defender tour departing at 2pm in the afternoon are asked to check in by 11.30am on the day of departure.
  • The check In Office is open from 7.30am until 8.15pm daily.
  • Check in at - Shop 1, 4 The Esplanade Airlie Beach Qld 4802
  • Prices in $aud per person. Prices are valid until 31 Mar 2016.
  • Cancellation fees apply, please see conditions and terms
  • Please note, prices may increase at anytime or specials may be released based on demand.
  • Our Whitsunday Sailing Tours Include: Service of Captain and Crew, Meals, Snorkelling Equipment,
  • Wet Suit hire, Linen (please bring Beach Towel), Marine & National Park Fees. 


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