2 days and 1 night
Sail in style on one of the most comfortable Maxi Charter Yachts.
- 2 days and 1 nightDeparts on alternate days at 8:30am.
At her peak, Siska held 21 World Racing Records, and now she is available for you to sail the Whitsundays in comfort and style. Siska has a myriad of winches and sailing gear and guests are encouraged to assist sail Siska, including hoisting and trimming sails, or taking the helm to steer her around the islands. Siska's interior was custom built for Whitsunday Charters. This helps to make Siska one of the most comfortable Maxi Charter Yachts sailing the Whitsundays. Siska has ample head room throughout the yacht for our taller guests. Two dining tables provide plenty of space for guests to enjoy meals together. This saloon area also doubles as a comfortable sitting area. On deck there is ample space for guests to relax, and we have a boom awning for shade when we are anchored.Siska Background:
- Original owner: Siska was built and raced by Perth sailmaker and yachtsman, Rolly Tasker.
- Designer: Siska was designed by German Frers of Argentina.
- Construction: Built in Perth Western Australia of 10mm thick Aluminium, weighs 32 tonnes, is 80ft long and has a single mast is 106 feet high.
- Race History: It is estimated that Siska had sailed around 140,000 nautical miles from its launch until arrival in the Whitsunday Islands in December 1992. During this time Siska won two Sydney to Hobart Yacht Races along with circumnavigating the world twice. HRH Prince Charles crewed on Siska when she set the fastest time defeating world champion Kioloa, and was first overall at Cowes in the Queen Victoria Cup against 329 other entries. Siska came second in the Fastnet Race having sailed the last 300 miles with a broken boom. Siska won the Parmelia Race from England to Perth, which celebrated the 150th anniversary of the foundation of Western Australia. Throughout her racing career, Siska won races in Australia, England, Fiji, Germany, Hawaii, Hong Kong, New Zealand & South Africa.
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