East Coast Charter Adventure Experience



All food and refreshments are included.  
A selection of fine Tasmanian wines and beer is included with meals.

Watch whales, dolphins and seals, catch a big game fish, dive amongst the giant kelp forests and gather abalone and crayfish to cook on our sun deck. Or sit back, relax and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of one of the most beautiful coastal regions in the world.


You can fly or drive in and meet Helsal IV somewhere on the coast and sail back to Hobart with us, or the other way around if you like.  There are loads of great walks to do on the coast, from short strolls to multi-day trecks, and we can provide you with the best guides in the business.  Imagine, for example, meeting us at Triabunna, sailing to Fortescue Bay for the night, then heading off for a couple of days guided walk along the Three Capes track.  Meet up with us at Port Arthur for a hot shower, some fine food and wine and a comfortable bed before an exhilarating sail back to Hobart the next day!  If you would like to find out more about these options, please press the Enquire button below.


“Where to begin!  In a nutshell the whole thing was great!  Beautiful food. Friendly, skilled crew. Comfortable beds.  What a treat. … Mark and his partner Marcia were the consummate hosts.  The whole journey was a pleasure.  Many thanks M&M.”
– Pip C, Kingscliff, Australia

“I really had the time of my life on the Helsal IV. This is something you have to do in your lifetime. If you are in Hobart don’t miss this amazing experience.” 
– John Y, Hampshire, UK


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 Sail past 300 meter high sea cliffs and spectacular rock formations, an Australian fur seal colony, secluded beaches where dense eucalyptus forests grow down to the shore, and overnight in iconic locations like Port Arthur, Wineglass Bay and Maria Island.  You can expect to sea dolphins, seals and albatross, and whales in season.  Settle into your private cabin aboard a luxurious 62-foot ocean racer/cruiser, with its highly qualified and experienced crew, and prepare for an adventure you will cherish for a lifetime.

These are usually five day/four night yacht charters, but like all our cruises, they can be customised to suit your requirements.  After departing Hobart we usually overnight at the historic convict settlement of Port Arthur. 

The next day we sail past giant cliffs that plunge straight into the sea before passing Tasman Island, with its boisterous and inquisitive Australian fur seal colony, and head up the East Coast, stopping over at Maria Island (with its convict settlement, scenic walks, deserted beaches and friendly native wildlife) before sailing past the the beautiful Hazard Range and into one of the world’s most picturesque anchorages, Wineglass Bay, in the Freycinet National Park. 

Indulge in activities like swimming, snorkelling, scuba-diving, kayaking, surfing, hiking or walking along the white sands of deserted beaches.   And you won’t miss the absolutely jaw-dropping scenery – all the while being catered for with the best of Tasmanian fare – you won’t be able to take the grin off your face from the sheer exhilaration of being under sail aboard one of the most magnificent racing cruisers ever built (and that is no mean feat with a dropped jaw).  

You can also participate in sailing the 62-foot maxi and Sydney to Hobart race veteran.  Take the helm, work the winches or learn about navigation; the experienced crew love to show you the ropes. 



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