Catalpa is a nice looking 38 foot sailing/motoring catamaran with luxury interior that is sure to please. She is spacious, comfortable, very stable and quite affordable for groups of up to 30 guests.
Catalpa is a newly built vessel, perfect for sailing in and around Sydney harbour or its bays. Well presented, she is well suited as a corporate vessel or for quality private events, offering your guests a fantastic way to relax and indulge. The interior is well appointed with a lounge and table made from stunning timbers of Jarrah and Myrtle. There is plenty of covered area in case of rain, or to stay away from the burning sun on the hot summer days.
Enjoy an easy swim in the clear waters of Sydney harbour. Connect your MP3 player and listen to your favourite music while dancing on the deck. Catalpa offers a range of catering menus and All drinks are BYO only on this boat, saving you quite a lot of money + they supply two ice chests with ice for your drinks – FREE OF CHARGE. Note that they are also happy to prepare your drinks at cost price and have them on board and on ice for your arrival. A small fee will apply for this service, but it saves you a lot of time and effort.
Cocktail Dining – 30 passengers
Casual Buffet – 30 passengers
Table Dining – 13 passengers
Luxury saloon flows onto the aft cockpit
360 degree views
Luxurious Jarrah and myrtle day table and smorgasboard dining table
Anchors very close to shore for swimming
Quality sound system – plug in your ipod or mp3 player
T.V. and DVD
Stability – your bottle of wine won’t move from where you left it!
STANDARD CHARTER RATES
Vessel Hire 2021
January – December
4-hour Charter $2,080
Additional hours: $520 per hour
Skipper included in charter hire.
Wharf Fee – $35 roundtrip
Zero BYO Fees
Self Catering and Alcohol
Catalpa welcomes you to use our self-catering facilities including our barbeque onboard the boat for no additional charge. We ask that you bring along disposable plates, knives and forks when you choose to self-cater, and we are happy to dispose of all rubbish.
You can also bring along your choice of alcoholic beverages or enquire about our free pick up service to have alcohol on board the Catalpa.
We supply 3 standard eskies with ice and can arrange for your alcoholic drinks to be on ice ready for your arrival.
The Catalpa also has morning and afternoon tea and coffee options available.
NEW YEARS EVE CHARTER RATE
PRIVATE CHARTER – NYE 2020
6 hours vessel hire
BYO food and drinks
Up to 30 passengers
TOTAL COST: $14,700
All menus are freshly prepared by a chef on-board. Tailored options are available on request
SAUSAGE SIZZLE $10.00 per person
Sausages, sauces, bread and potato chips.
GOURMET SAUSAGE SIZZLE $23.00 per person
Chicken sausages with rocket and goat’s cheese, beef sausages with spinach, feta and pine nuts, fresh herb garden salad, nibbles.
SAUSAGE SIZZLE WITH KEBABS $23.00 per person
Sausage sizzle plus lemon chicken kebabs, Moroccan chicken kebabs, fresh herb garden salad, nibbles.
GOURMET SAUSAGE SIZZLE WITH CHICKEN KEBABS & FRESH PRAWNS – $35.00 per person
Chicken sausages with rocket & goat’s cheese, beef & spinach sausages with feta & pine nuts, lemon chicken kebabs, Moroccan chicken kebabs, fresh prawns, fresh garden salad, nibbles.
SEAFOOD & JUICY FILLET STEAKS – 40.00 per person
Fresh fish from the Sydney Fish Markets including salmon cutlets and white fish (best available on the day) fillet steaks all barbecued to perfection, barbecued chicken, fresh herb salad, cheese and fruit platter, nibbles.
SEAFOOD DELIGHT – $50.00 per person
Fresh fish from the Sydney Fish Markets, prawns, oysters served with lemon on ice, salmon cutlets and white fish (best available on the day) barbecued to perfection, barbecued chicken, fresh herb salad, cheese and fruit platter, nibbles.
Gourmet Champagne Breakfast
GOURMET CHAMPAGNE BREAKFAST – $33.00 per person
Bacon and eggs, tomatoes, sausages, croissants, orange juice, toast, marmalade and jam, along with coffee and tea.
We can also arrange to have your champagne pre-boarded.
We have a range of team-building activities, entertainment and theming options to give your cruise that extra WOW and keep your guests talking long after the event:
DJ – Creating just the right atmosphere with the right music is what your professional cruise DJ does best. They are expert at helping with the formalities, organizing activities, even playing just the right songs for every moment, or you can even choose your own before the cruise. And remember, you can always bring your favourite songs on CD or IPod, that you want your DJ to play. Karaoke/ DJ options also available.
Jukebox Hire – The perfect solution for functions where you don’t need a mobile DJ Choose from thousands of songs carefully compiled in to easy select categories or play your own. Enjoy brilliant digital fidelity and just like a nightclub, every Jukebox comes with special effect dancing lighting
Karaoke/ Jukebox– Grab the mike and get the guests involved with a wide range of popular backing tracks and the lyrics displayed full screen. Every Karaoke/Jukebox comes with two high quality mikes that can be used for speeches and Karaoke.
Live Music – The right style of music an make an event. We work with a number of highly experienced performing artists offering an extensive repertoire of music and styles: Jazz, Classical, Rock & Roll, Pop, Retro, Dance, Modern, Easy Listening, Latin, Reggae, Soca, Calypso, Soul.
Brazilian Dance Show – This exciting show is colourful, dynamic and highly energetic, with an international line-up of acclaimed dancers. The costumes are glamorous and in the best tradition of Brazilian carnival audience participation is welcomed, which ensures a memorable event for your guests. Features of the show include as selection of the following: Samba, Lambada, Capoeira, Afro-Brazilian, Salsa, Mambo, Batucada drums and Carnival parade.
Laser Clay Shooting – This popular team-building and client networking activity is a variation on the traditional sport of Clay Pigeon Shooting using with laser equipment that can detect hits on specially modified reflective ‘floating’ clays. Teams enter a play off with the winner of each team entering a final elimination round. Trophies are awarded the best shooters. Duration 1-2 hours depending on group size.
Floating Casino – No luxury boat is complete without is own James Bond, Monte Carlo or Wild West style cruising casino, run with professional croupiers and chips and play money (even with your company logo if you want). Hold your own competition, you may even discover some card sharks in the organisation. Games available include Blackjack, Roulette, Poker, and more.
Close Up Magic – Roaming magic is mind-boggling magic entertainment just inches from your face and a great ice-breaker for any style of event.
A close up magician with cunning sleight of hand will and astonish even your most cynical guests and draw guests into conversation and have them talking about your event long after they disembark.
Murder Mystery – Dying for a great team-building activity, then a “Who dun it” Murder Mystery could provide the right clues solve your problem. This is a fun activity gets everyone involved.
We’ll take care of everything as we provide a detective to conduct the investigation, theme and prizes
Mastermind Trivia – A mastermind trivia cruise is a relaxing and fun team-building or networking activity. Run by an experienced host, the mastermind quiz runs for approximately two hours and includes some interactive games, audio round and other novelty questions such as Who am I?. The quiz can also be tailored with some questions relating workplace or business goals.
Clairvoyance – A professional clairvoyant adds magic to any party. After all, no-one can resist the opportunity to have their fortune told. On-board, your guests will be enthralled by a broad range of psychic readings from tarot to tea leaves, clairvoyance to crystal ball.
Caricaturist – Put your guests in the picture at your next event with a Caricaturist/Entertainer – great the “ice breaker”, no matter what the occasion – be it Corporate or Social. Our caricaturist brings loads of energy and humour to any event, as well give your staff or guests something to remember; a souvenir of the occasion that they can take home and remember for a long time afterwards. Weddings, Anniversaries, 21st Birthdays, Christmas parties, etc.
Pamper Package – Complementing the relaxing cruise environment on-board your luxury yacht, staff and clients can really unwind with a short relaxing seated massage. This 15 minute relaxation massage focuses on areas such as back, neck, scalp & shoulder. Guest remain fully clothed – What better way to pamper staff and clients
CONTACT US to get a quote for your cruise with an entertainment or team-building package: 02 8315 2838
This is an all weather vessel. The charter would only be cancelled in the event of very extreme weather conditions, such as a cyclone.
It is fairly uncommon for passengers to suffer from seasickness on a harbour cruise. Should the water become choppy due to windy conditions, the skipper will cruise the more sheltered areas of the harbour. However, if a passenger does become unwell for any reason, we can arrange for them to disembark at the nearest wharf or by water taxi.
Our chef can accommodate most dietary requirements. However in extreme cases we recommend passengers arrange their own catering.
CRUISING WITH CHILDREN
Children of any age are permitted on-board with parental supervision.
CRUISING WHILST PREGNANT
There are no restrictions with regards to a Sydney harbour cruise whilst pregnant. Just ensure you notify the chef of any dietary requirements.
Please refer to our full terms and conditions.
We do offer BYO catering on some vessels. Charges may apply. Please ask us to quote on suitable vessels for your event.