Listing #:1559372687

Akaroa Sailing Cruises Business For Sale

Location: Banks Peninsula, Canterbury
Cruising Akaroa in 'Style' on a yacht rarely seen nowadays, a floating 'Work of Art'. Akaroa Sailing Cruises is available to purchase for the first time.
My client has decided to sail a new path after 10 years of pure enjoyment doing something that only a few get to do and that is to pursue your passion as a business.

Whats on Offer - The business, mooring and the SV Manutara.
The Manutara is a 47 foot, beautifully maintained, rare classic Ocean Sailing Yacht. One of the last A-class Keelers to be built and designed to win the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race in 1946.

Vessel Statistics - Length 47ft - Beam 12' ½" - Draft 6' ½" - Displacement 20 tonnes - Sail Area 1050 sq ft - Design 1946 Tasmania - Designer Jock Muir - Builders Salthouse & Logan - Built 1962 - Keelson Australian Jarrah.

Mooring - Located in Akaroa, French Bay, close to the main Tourist Wharf.
The mooring is owned by the business and there is a licence in place with the local City Council for harbour landing on the main wharf for pick up and dropping off customers.

The Business includes the website & social media sites, forward bookings, and high rankings on Trip Advisor, Cruise Critic and The Lonely Planet guides.
Representation on the world market with agents in the USA & Germany.
Locally represented by the Akaroa Adventure Centre.
The Eco-cruises avoid intrusion on the rare Hector Dolphins (worlds smallest), blue penguins, fur seals and abundant birdlife with their zero rating environmental policy.

Brokers Comments - I have experienced first hand the 2 ½ harbour cruise and it is truly an amazing trip.
If you are looking for a new challenge and want to be part of the booming tourism Industry, you should seriously look at this opportunity.

For more information about this business, please contact Brad Watts Mob: 0212780919 or email

Agency reference #: 61936
Asking price: $375,000
Listed: Thu 1 Mar, 1:44 pm
Brad Watts
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