Boat Description

This boutique Sydney charter vessel, State of the Art, has hosted the most recognisable and beloved celebrity clientele, including HRH Prince Charles, Robert De Niro, Will Ferrel, Megan Gale.

This elegant vessel features large comfortable lounge suites, polished timber floors, commercial galley (kitchen), modern surround sound audio system, 32-inch TV with cables for PowerPoint presentations and a large cool room stocked with your favourite drinks.

The commercial style kitchen comfortably caters for large social or corporate occasions and is available with a BYO option. The main aft deck features a large dining table for 10 passengers, offering a superb alfresco dining experience. The upper deck has amazing panoramic views of Sydney Harbour with a small deck area and intimate lounge for socialising. The spacious bow is accessible while anchored and equipped with a comfortable sunbed.

State of the Art is perfect for company team events, product launches, corporate entertaining, meetings, Christmas parties, birthdays, family gatherings, wedding receptions, engagement parties, Bucks and Hens parties and a wide range of exclusive events tailored to your exact specifications.

An experienced and friendly crew have an eye for detail and are more than happy to meet your every requirement. State of the Art is a fully licensed vessel and is available for a minimum of 3 hours.


  • Luxurious 65-foot motor yacht
  • 40 person capacity
  • Table dining for 10 passengers
  • Two large bathrooms with rainfall showers
  • Fully equipped commercial galley (kitchen) with a range of Gaggenau appliances
  • Premium audio visual system
  • Licensed and BYO options available
  • Reverse cycle air-conditioning throughout
  • 'iLAND' oversized floating mat
Boat Type
Boat Hire Fees

November–March: $950 per hour (min 4 hours)

April–October: $850 per hour (min 4 hours)

Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day, and Australia Day: $1,250 per hour (minimum 4 hours). A 50% surcharge applies to waitstaff fees and all food and beverages orders on these dates.

New Year’s Eve: $25,000 BYO charter or $31,500 with Food & Beverages. 6:00pm-1:00am (7hrs). Rate based on 25 guests (additional guests up to 35 @ $900 per person)

Other Public Holidays: A surcharge of 20% applies for all other public holidays not listed above

Overnight Getaway (max. 2 persons): $7,000 inclusive of wharf fees, food, beverages and waitstaff (6:00pm–10:00am, not available on Saturdays in December)

Any Other Fees

Wharf Fees: 

  • $50 per wharf
  • Manly and Middle Harbour pick-up or drop-off incurs a $200 surcharge per wharf
  • Watsons Bay pick-up or drop-off incurs a $50 surcharge per wharf


  • 1-10 guests: 1 waitstaff required
  • 10+ guests: 3 waitstaff required
  • Plus 1 additional wait staff for Bar on Consumption
  • $300 per waitstaff for 4 hours (additional hours at $60 per hour)

BYO Food:

  • $250 flat-rate

BYO Beverages:

  • $20 per person


  • For drop-off of food, beverages, equipment, and decorations
  • $100 per hour on application

Aquatic Toys:

  • Lilypad: Complimentary
  • Stand-up Paddle Boards: $50 each
  • Floating Island: $100


See Entertainment Pricing


View State of the Art Food Menu

Or for a budget friendly option we have a Basic Sausage Sizzle:

$15 per person

  • Traditional Beef Sausages (DF, GF)
  • Sliced Onions
  • Fresh Bread Rolls
  • Condiments

Beverage Package: $15 per person per hour

  • Chandon NV
  • White Wine (Petaluma White Label Chardonnay & Catalina Sounds Sauvignon Blanc)
  • Red Wine (Little Yerring Pinot Noir)
  • Rose (Cote des Roses Rose)
  • Beer (Corona, Asahi & Cascade Premium Light)
  • Soft drinks, juice & water

Spirits: Additional $5 per person per hour

  • Vodka, Gin, Whisky, Bourbon, Rum (includes mixer but no shots permitted)

Champagne + Spirits: Additional $10 per person per hour

  • Veuve Cliquot Brut NV
  • Vodka, Gin, Whisky, Bourbon, Rum (includes mixer but no shots permitted)

Consumption Bar: 

  • Minimum spend of $40 per person applies and one additional wait staff required
  • Payable at conclusion of charter

Soft Drinks / Kids Beverages: $8 per person per hour

  • Coca Cola
  • Sprite Lemon Lime
  • Solo Lemon
  • Soda Water
  • Tonic Water
  • Dry Ginger
  • Sparkling Water
  • Still Spring Water
  • Orange Juice