Winner of Ecotourism/Sustainable Tourism category and Activity Tourism category.

Providence V can take up to 24 people for day sails and 15 overnight.

Providence V Sailing

Christmas parties

Hey…Guess What…We’re coming to Townsville for special pickups for Christmas parties – up to 24 people. Complimentary glass of bubbles and nibbles. Sail into the spectacular sunset. Pick ups Townsville Motor Yacht Club. Phone for bookings 0427882062. What a good idea for a Christmas Party…

Take the team or the family. It’s that time of the year when everyone goes silly. We are fully licensed or talk to us about BYOG.

Why not board  your own vessel (we can pick up any private charter from Townsville) and join in the fun.

If you book online you get a 10% discount for the first 20 to book. PROMO CODE is XMAS2014.


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Lunch Sails 9.30-1.30 pm

  • Leave the harbour, hoist the sails and head for one of Magnetic Island’s beautiful unspoilt bays.
  • Stop for a snorkel (all gear provided) and morning tea.
  • Spot the turtles and the dugongs – and whales in season.
  • Lunch on board and head back to Nelly Bay.
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Sunset Sail 4.30-6.30 pm

  • Slip into the sunset with complimentary bubbles and nibbles.
  • See one of the most stunning sunsets in North Queensland. Return in the moonlight back to Nelly Bay.


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Kids parties

Providence V is our own pirate ship. Kids love exploring the halyards, sweating the mainsail, even climbing the mast (under supervision and harness). They can learn the ropes and work in teams and have fun.

Fully catered and tailored to suit. (more…)

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Theme parties

Dress up as a pirate.

Bring Long John Silver

Have your photos taken on a real tallship.

You might even see Johnny Depp. (more…)

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Corporate Charters

Take the team (up to 24 people) and jump on board for a bonding experience.

Belay a cleat or two;

Sweat the mainsail;


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Hens/Bucks Parties

Our speciality. What better way to celebrate the big event than charter Providence V and get together with your best friends and sail the high seas?


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A wedding to remember on board Providence V.

Tie the knot in the traditional style. Join us on board to celebrate that special day on our beautiful elegant tallship.


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School Full Day Trip

Spend a day on Providence V, the only tallship in our region who once starred in a Hollywood movie.

Learn how to sweat the mainsail, belay the cleat, tie those knots.

  • Morning tea
  • Snorkel
  • Return to Nelly Bay under sail. (more…)
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School Half Day Trip

Join us for a half day across the bay.

Boomnetting in season or a snorkel.

Afternoon tea

Spot the whales in season



Learn how to sail on a tallship


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