The Captain’s Log

Derwent Hunter Langford Island Whitsunday Day Trip

We love Spring sailing weather

It’s been a beautiful couple of weeks here in the Whitsunday Islands. We’ve sailed on some gorgeous days, taking guests of all ages to experience the quieter side of the Whitsunday Islands.

We even had the pleasure of taking the Langford family to Langford Island! Something that had been on dad Robert’s bucket list for years, and his daughters arranged it for his 70th birthday last week. What a lovely family adventure.

Derwent Hunter Langford Island Whitsunday Day Trip

Sailing conditions have been everything from light breezes to fairly gusty winds. We tested the crew and our guests’ skills with a ‘goosewing’ sail set up one day, sailing home from the north, with very light northerly winds directly behind us.

Goosewing is where you have one sail out either side of the boat, trying to capture as much of a following wind as possible. From the front, the ship looks like a goose!

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Happy faces

With such a variety of customers joining us we love making everyone’s day. Great sailing weather has meant all hands on deck, with all guests getting the chance to pitch in and help hoist and lower the sails every day.

There’s been some wonderful snorkelling at our secret northern Whitsunday islands locations.

We’ve also filmed a segment for Queensland Weekender, stay tuned for when that’s going to air!

family friendly day trip sailing Whitsundays on Derwent Hunter

Queensland Weekender sneak peek!

Lee Carseldine Queensland Weekender Derwent Hunter

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Only have 2 days in the Whitsundays?

For those short on time, with only two days to spend in the Whitsundays, we now have two options to offer.

Sleep in your own land-based accommodation and join us for two amazing day trips, or hop aboard the beautiful tallship Alexander Stewart and spend the night at sea in a tranquil island anchorage.

Both days promise to deliver the best of the Whitsundays.

1. Two day trips with our Chill & Thrill package. Spend a day relaxing with us on Derwent Hunter, and a day on a fast-paced thrill ride with Ocean Rafting.

2. Two day, one night overnight sailing adventure on our sister ship Alexander Stewart. Sailing the Whitsundays from November.

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