Boat Description

XTsea is a Seawind 1160 Deluxe sailing catamaran in the ‘Owners Version’ configuration. Built in 2006 by Seawind in Wollongong, she has been the home of her owners Colleen and David for over six years. In that time Colleen and David have completed a circumnavigation of Australia.

Appointed for bluewater cruising, XTsea is fully equipped to handle the needs of charterers with an upgraded larger BBQ and a microwave oven, and has a full suite of glasses, cups, plates, utensils and serving-ware. She has the largest sized ‘Bullfrog’ Aqua lilypad swim mat, a Stand Up Paddleboard, and a clear-bottomed kayak. There is a 6-person RIB tender with 15HP motor if required.

For twilight or night charters, XTsea is the only boat of this size on the harbour to our knowledge which has a lighting display. There are multi-colour neon-look LED lights down each side, and a ‘meteor-drop’ effect on the staunchions. Combined with striking graphics and a boom-bag emblazoned with the boat logo, XTsea really does stand out.

XTsea’s audio system is top-of-the-line. There is a Fusion MS-RA770 head unit with DAB+ radio, Bluetooth, and an ipod with some bangin’ playlists. A 600W amplifier pumps out the tunes to 10 speakers in total. In the cockpit there are 7.7inch speakers with coloured LED lighting as well as box speakers mounted on the davits for a fully immersive sound. Amplified tower speakers mounted on the mast convert the foredeck into a full-on dance-floor.

Colleen is a qualified coxswain and is ably supported by husband David who acts as concierge on charters after handling the ropes for the docking. Crew look the part with epaulettes and nametags worn on every charter.

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Boat Hire Fees

Oct-Mar (Fri-Sat): $500 per hour

Oct-Mar (Sun-Thu): $450 per hour

Apr-Sept: $400 per hour

4 Hour charters preferred (3 hours subject to availability)

Any Public Holiday: $600 per hour

New Years Eve:

Option A - $13,000 (or early bird price before 31 October is $12,000)

  • Pick-up: 8pm @ Rose Bay Ferry Wharf (or close by)
  • Drop-off: 1am-2am at any convenient wharf
  • 20 people max
  • BYO Drinks (No BYO Food)
  • Includes 5 bags of ice and light supper with platters & nibblies (menu can be tailored)

Option B - $15,000 (or early bird price before 31 October is $13,500)

  • Pick-up: 6pm
  • Drop-off: 1am-2am
  • 20 people max
  • BYO Food & Drinks (5 bags of ice provided)
Any Other Fees

Wharf & Travel Surcharge: $100 per charter ($50 per wharf)

Amenities Fee: $100 per charter (includes glasses, cups, plates, cutlery, servingware, large esky, free bottled water and cleaning)

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Food

PLATTERS

Each platter caters for 8-10 people

Grazing table – Includes a combination of cured meats, olives, pate, sundried tomatoes, peppers with cream cheese filling, dips, bread and crackers: $90

Premium Antipasto – chef prepared: $110

Premium Arabic breads, dips and vegetable sticks: $70

A selection of cheeses with gourmet crackers, dried fruit and/or seasonal fruit: $70

BBQ Chicken, two salads and bread rolls: $65

Wraps – meat or vegetarian platter: $65

Subway Subs – meat or vegetarian platter: $70

Premium sandwiches – various fillings on white bread: $65

Seafood – tiger prawns, oysters, smoked salmon and lemon wedges: $110

Sushi – standard ($75), premium ($85) and deluxe ($100)

Fruit pieces – seasonal fruit in bite sized pieces: $50

Dessert Platter- an assortment of decadent treats: $50

Premium dessert platter – an assortment of mini desserts such as lemon meringue, brownies, friands and macarons: $60

If you only require platters, we recommend ordering 3-4 platters for a group of 30 people.

BBQ

  1. Chicken skewers with satay sauce, plus basic meat and cheese platter: $10 per person (min 12 ppl) - 3 Hour Charters

2. Sausages in bread with condiments, plus bowls of various chips: $10 per person (min 12 ppl) - 3 Hour Charters

3. Sausages, kebabs, choice of two salads (potato/coleslaw/pasta), bread/rolls: $20 per person - 4 Hour Charters

4. Steak, sausages, choice of two salads (potato/coleslaw/pasta), bread/rolls: $30 per person - 4 Hour Charters

Menus 3 and 4 also include bowls of various chips and dips to start

DESSERT

Selection of mini cakes, slices or desserts: $15 per person

Tea and Coffee is free - instant coffee and teabag tea

Beverages

BYO Beverages Only

BYO Ice, or the vessel can provide ice for $5 a bag. We have found that four bags is the minimum needed, and six bags if you have more than 20 drinkers on board.

Cups are provided