Our Boat | Launch Sian

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Bare Boat (U Drive) Pleasure Cruising in the Hauraki Gulf and the Bay of Islands, New Zealand

Explore the beautiful Hauraki Gulf. Visit Waiheke or Kawau Island, the Coromandel Peninsula or Great Barrier Island or the Bay of Islands, the Cavalli Islands or up to Whangaroa harbour.

Sian is an 11.6 metre Pelin Challenger. She is a planning launch powered by a 350hp Caterpillar diesel. She has a comfortable cruise speed of 13 kns and maximum speed of approx 16kns.

Licensed for max 8 persons for bareboat hire however, for comfort and security we set the maximum number on board at 6 people unless prior permission is granted.

Accommodation is a forward 4 berth cabin with a separate 2 berth cabin to Starboard. Opposite is a head with a separate shower cubicle.

The large main saloon has an L-shape dinette to starboard which can be used as a single berth. Aft (toward the stern) of the dinette is the galley. To port is the lower steering station with a settee aft that converts to a large double berth if required.

The fridge and freezer are aft of the settee.

Sian is supplied with pillows and pillowslips, hand towels, teatowels, toiletpaper and cleaning products.

Tea, coffee and sugar is onboard.


3 burner stainless steel gas cook-top with oven and grill
Separate fridge and freezer units
Pressure hot and cold water
Crockery, cutlery, pots and pans etc
Ample stowage in drawers and cupboards

Helm Station

VHF Radio
Colour GPS Chartplotter
Colour Digital fishfinder
CD / Radio


2.6 metre RIB tender
3.5hp fourstroke outboard
Stainless steel BBQ
Cockpit shower
Boarding ladder
Large cockpit locker for dive/fishing gear stowage
Live bait tank
Fishing tackle available on request (extra charge)


Large open flybridge with back to back athwartship seating
Secondary steering station
Bimini top
Speed/depth instruments

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Contact Us

Mobile: 021 942 221
Email: gulfharbourcharters@gmail.com