s Southwinds - Sydney Boat Hire

Southwinds

Crafted in 1950, Southwinds is a beautiful 61ft yacht blending vintage ketch yacht style with modern comforts. Able to accommodate 22 guests within the harbour, 11 guests offshore and 8 guests overnight. Southwinds is suitable for almost every occasion on Sydney Harbour.

Designed by Sir Robert Clark, Southwinds holds a rich history. Including being one of the first yachts to be sailed around the world skippered by a woman, under the name Valhalla. The original plans for her build can be found at the British National Maritime Museum.

Southwinds features a licensed bar, an open layout top deck ideal for lounging, a surround sound system. An interior with an open galley, comfortable dining space, sizeable windows and luxurious timber finishes. Onboard extras include Clearview kayaks, standup paddleboards, snorkelling equipment, and inflatables, just to name a few.

Consider Southwinds for Christmas parties, corporate events, romantic dinners, family gatherings and more!

Pricing

 

Southwinds Rates
Per hour (minimum 4-hours) $800
Daily rate (8-hours) $5,500
Overnight charter (24 guests, max 8 guests) $8,600
Consecutive overnight $7,800 per 24-hours
Additional Fees
BYO & amenities fee $150
Includes all crockery, cutlery, cups, glassware, utensils and serving equipment.
Please note BYO ice
Additional wait staff $200 for up to 4-hours;
$40 per additional hour
Onboard chef $90 per hour
Wharf fees apply for pick up and drop off
Available Additional Extras
Snorkelling equipment $20
Inflatable pontoon $300
Stand-up paddleboard $50 for 2
Kayaks (2 singles or 1 double) $150
Public Holidays & Special Event Days
Public Holidays 15% + additional crew
Australia Day (5-hours) $4,250
Christmas Day & Boxing Day (4-hours) POA
Boxing Day (8-hours) $21,000
New Years Eve** (6pm – 1am) $25,000
New Years Day (5-hours) $4,500
** Conditions apply

Amenities

  • BYO Available
  • Crew
    Crew
  • Kayaks
    Kayaks
  • Stand-up paddleboards (Extra)
    Stand-up paddleboards (Extra)
  • Sunbaking
    Sunbaking
  • Swimming
    Swimming
  • Tender
    Tender
  • Toilets
    Toilets

Catering

Southwinds Canapé Menu

Minimum spend $500

Canapé 1: $40 per person
Choice of 5 – 1 substantial & 4 standards

Canapé 2: $50 per person
Choice of 7 – 2 substantials, 4 standards, 1 dessert

Canapé 3: $60 per person
Choice of 9: 2 substantials, 5 standards, 2 desserts


Standard Cold Canapés
Vegetarian
Tartlet of eggplant caponata, goat cheese and toasted macadamia (V)
Frittata of baby spinach, ricotta and asparagus (V)
Crunchy vegetable & sriracha tofu rice paper roll with peanut sauce (VE, D, GF)
Vietnamese rice paper roll of avocado, pomelo, mint with nouc cham (V, GF)

Seafood
King Prawn & lychee rice paper roll, soy mirin dipping sauce

Meat
Char sui chicken rice paper roll with Chinese cabbage, mint, coriander
Peking duck pancake, shallot, hoisin and cucumber


Standard Hot Canapés
Vegetarian
Spinach quiche (V)
Mac and cheese ball (V)
Vegetable samosa with mango chutney (VE)

Meat
Chicken and camembert pie
Peppered grass-fed Tasmanian beef pie with ketchup
Traditional sausage rolls with condiment
Coconut chicken sugar cane skewers


Substantial Canapés
Cold Canapés
Poached prawn, cocktail sauce, crisp lettuce on a brioche long roll
Poke bowl of black rice, seared salmon, avocado and yuzu mayo
Seared Japanese beef carpaccio, snow pea, organic soba noodle salad and black sesame dressing

Hot Canapés
Triple cheeseburger, caramelised onion and chilli jam
Singapore chilli crab claws
Fish and chippy butty burger with house tartare
Buttermilk chicken slider, pickles, apple slaw and chipotle mayo


Dessert Canapés
Tartlet of dark chocolate and raspberry
Cocktail eclairs of elderflower cream and pistachio
Profiterole with lemon yuzu curd
Limoncello meringue tart
Belgian chocolate mousse with honeycomb
Seasonal fruit skewer (VE)
Mini nutella doughnuts
Mini jam doughnuts

V = Vegetarian / VE = Vegan / GF = Gluten Free / D = Dairy

Southwinds Chef Canapé Menu

Minimum spend $1,200

Chef Canapés 1: $70 per person
Choice of 5 – 1 substantial & 4 standards

Chef Canapés 2: $80 per person
Choice of 7 – 2 substantials, 4 standards, 1 dessert

Chef Canapés 3: $90 per person
Choice of 9: 2 substantials, 5 standards, 2 desserts


Standard Cold Canapés
Vegetarian
Parmesan wafer with pear, gorgonzola, organic honey and hazelnut (V)
Tartlet of green olive, vine leaf, artichoke and pecorino cheese (V)
Ancient grain nori roll, black fungus salad, crispy noodles (V, GF)
Glazed kingfish sashimi, toasted sesame and yuzu dressing (GF)

Seafood
San choy bau of king prawn, crisp noodle and water chestnut

Meat
Pulled pork burrito, guacamole, roast corn and chilli beans
Peking duck pancake, shallot, hoisin sauce
Wagyu beef tataki, horseradish & shisho cress
Gun powder green-smoked duck, betel leaf and pineapple lime salsa


Standard Hot Canapés
Vegetarian

Saffron, leek, gorgonzola risotto suppli with chilli jam (V)
Coconut, ricotta and green onion dumplings with mango salsa (V)
Scorched corn and jalapeno croquette with green tabasco aioli

Seafood
Cocktail gold band snapper pie with truffle Anglaise
Salt and pepper style kataifi king prawn

Meat
Cocktail braised beef cheek pie, mushy pea purée
Pepper and beef wellington, duck liver pate and prosciutto
Caramelised pork belly, plum relish and crackling crumble
Pizzetta of bresaola, salsa verde, halloumi and blistered tomato


Substantial Canapés
Cold Canapés
Poached prawn, cocktail sauce, crisp lettuce on a brioche long roll
Poke bowl of black rice, seared salmon, avocado and yuzu mayo
Seared Japanese beef carpaccio, snow pea, organic soba noodle salad and black sesame dressing

Hot Canapés
Vegetarian
Chargrilled halloumi burger, iceberg, red pepper harissa relish (V)
Chickpea, lentil kofta burger with toum (garlic) sauce (VE)

Seafood
Reggiano crusted john dory, orange and queen olive salad
Singapore chilli crab claws

Meat
Red duck curry with jasmine rice and coriander salad (GF)
Frenched lamb cutlet with parsnip puree and pistachio (GF)
South American hot dog, avocado salsa and crème fraîche
Triple cheeseburger, caramelised onion and chilli jam
Buttermilk chicken slider, pickles, apple slaw and chipotle mayo
Moroccan style lamb burger, cucumber, sumac mint labneh


Dessert Canapés
Trifle of lychee jasmine jelly, matcha custard and coconut macaroon
Bite-sized pavlova with kiwi, passionfruit lemon curd (GF)
Eton mess of berries, mousseline cream and meringue
Cocktail eclairs of elderflower cream and pistachio
Profiterole with lemon yuzu curd
Limoncello meringue tart
Belgian chocolate mousse with pistachio praline and salted caramel

V = Vegetarian / VE = Vegan / GF = Gluten Free / D = Dairy

Southwinds Platters Menu

Cold Seafood Platter: $60 per person
Minimum 15 guests & 48-hours notice
Cooked Balmain ug (1)
Large cooked prawn (2)
Oysters with Ponzu (2)
Japanese spiced seared salmon (60gram)
Marinated octopus salad with potato, olive, capers & tomato
Taramasalata dip with olive oil croutons
Tarte and cocktail sauce, lemon wedge

Cheese Platter: $17.90 per person
Minimum 5 guests
A variety of blue vein, mature cheddar, black pepper cheddar, blueberry cheese and
chilli lime cheese served with lavosh, dried fruits, fresh fruits, nuts and fig paste

Mezze Platter: $17.90 per person
Minimum 5 guests
A variety of blue vein, mature cheddar, black pepper cheddar, blueberry cheese and
chilli lime cheese served with lavosh, dried fruits, fresh fruits, nuts and fig paste

Fruit Platter: $12.50 per person
Minimum 5 guests
A selection of seasonal fruit

Southwinds Beverage Packages

Captains Package: $20 per person, per hour
Swift Orange NSW, NV Sparkling Cuvée
Paul Mas Chardonnay, France
Amiri Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand
Pierre Brevin Rosé, France
Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Italy
4 Pines Pacific ale, Manly


Commodores Package: $30 per person, per hour
Laurent Perrier La Cuvée, France
La Forge Estate Chardonnay, France
Marlborough Sounds Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand
La Planchelière Cabernet d’Anjou Rosé, France
Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Italy
4 Pines Pacific ale, Manly


Admirals Package: $50 per person, per hour
Laurent Perrier Ultra Brut, France
Laurent Perrier Cuvée Rosé, France
Cat Amongst the Pigeons Fat Cat Chardonnay, Australia
Isabel Estate Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand
Gérard Bertrand Côte Des Roses Rosé, France
Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Italy
4 Pines Pacific ale, Manly


Sea Lord Package: $140 per person, per hour
Laurent Perrier Grand Siecle, France
Laurent Perrier Cuvée Rosé, France
Domaine Ott ‘By Ott’ Rosé, Provence France
Grosset Polish Hill Riesling, Clare Valley SA
Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Italy
4 Pines Pacific ale, Manly

Optional Extras

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