Sounds by Sail is a boutique yacht charter company dedicated to providing you with a wonderful and exhilarating sailing experience in the beautiful Marlborough Sounds at the top of the South Island of New Zealand.
Within the labyrinth of waterways there are many secluded bays and inlets to explore from the comfort of our luxury 32ft Beneteau yacht.
Whether you've been sailing for years, or are a first timer, we can arrange the ideal sailing experience to suit your budget and time frame. Both skippered and self-drive charters available.
Join us for a 3 hour sailing adventure exploring the magic of the Kenepuru and Pelorus Sounds. Step aboard our luxury "Beneteau" yacht and become part of the crew or sit back and enjoy the exhilaration of sailing within the back drop of this stunning waterway.
For the ultimate romantic getaway, or that very special occasion: Engagement, anniversary, birthday, wedding or just because you want to spoil yourself. Our luxury night afloat will treat you to a private, skippered 2 hour sail after which your yacht will be moored in a secluded bay.
Enjoy the magic of sailing with your skipper as your personal guide. Pull into a secluded bay for lunch, a mussel farm, swim or bush walk, the day will be designed for what you want.
Skipper your yacht for multiple days , and explore the magic of the Marlborough Sounds at your own pace. With plenty of safe anchorages to spend the nights, you can relax as the sun goes down and enjoy the comforts of your luxury vessel.