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Mariner Boating Holidays announce the release of the 2010 brochure    

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Mariner Boating Holidays announce the release of the 2010 brochure of rallies and water based holiday suggestions. Pick up a copy at the Sydney International Boat Show from July 30.

We are in HALL 1, stand 186.

While there enter your details for a chance to win Jim Murrant’s Boating Bible CD, or one of five sail training and reference CDs. One lucky winner will also receive the Joys of Sailing DVD.


We have specialised in sailing holidays in the Australian market for over 20 years. With offices in Sydney and Melbourne and a staff of dedicated professionals our commitment to excellence is second to none.

Mariner Boating Holidays is a fully licensed travel agency. We have extensive knowledge of a host of destinations and can package your holiday under one roof, so it’s a one stop sailing holiday shop; flights, transfers, hotel reservations, car hire, tours, travel insurance and of course your yacht charter.

If it’s one of our now famous yacht rallies, a bareboat yacht charter, traditional motor sailers, canal barge or passage on a luxurious fully crewed sailing or motor yacht you seek then you need to talk to us…we assure you of a high degree of personal service.

Trevor & Maggie Joyce


Our Rally Program for 2010

Phuket to Langkawi Yacht Rally 07 – 23 January 2010
In addition to the sailing and social program experience first class diving and snorkelling, palm shaded white-sand beaches, spectacular limestone formations rising from the sea and ancient rain-forests - all flavoured with famous Thai/Malay cuisine and hospitality.

Caribbean Canter 19 April – 03 May 2010
This rally will sail from Guadeloupe to St Martin via Antigua, Nevis, St Kitts, St Eustatia and St Barts. We’ll join the party scene at Antigua Race Week before we set sail on our own lay day race day program.

Aegean Yacht Rally 15 - 29 May 2010
Combine the Greek Islands and the Turkish Coast while sailing downwind between the exotic orient and ancient Greece.

Burgundy Canal Cruise 05 – 19 June 2010
After the success of the 2009 trip we offer this unique opportunity again in 2010.
Especially selected to minimize the number of locks the Canal du Centre, the Saòne and Seille Rivers provide a leisurely path through the gastronomy, history and viticulture of this beautiful area.
Included in the program are Michelin rated restaurants, wine tastings at some of the world famous wineries of France, personally guided excursions and boutique hotel accommodation in Paris and Beaune.

The Italian Job 26 June – 10 July 2010
First time offer: Join our ‘cruise in company’ in this most beautiful location where in addition to the scenery and history of the area we will take the time to stop off in the famous towns and villages, shop in the local markets and dine in the local restaurants as we make our way along the rugged coast.

Bonifacio Yacht Rally 28 August – 11 September 2010
Sail the stunning Costa Smerelda and the Maddalena Islands of Sardinia - add a little of
French Corsica with Bonifacio, Lavezzi, Port de Cavallo and Porto Vecchio and then experience the Yacht Club Costa Smerelda.

The Croatia Yacht Rally 11 – 25 September 2010
Sail on the flat waters of the Dalmatian Coast while you appreciate the history and architecture of intact medieval cities. Visit the places you have heard of – Split, Trogir, Hvar, Korcula and Dubrovnik and then experience some real surprises that you might never find on your own in Vis and Lastovo.


For the Independent Traveller

Use our extensive knowledge of boating destinations and charter yachts to tailor a special individual program for you and your family or friends to enjoy a holiday of a lifetime in the destination of your choice.

Select a gulet in Turkey, Croatia or Italy, a crewed luxury motor or sailing yacht in the Med, Caribbean or South Pacific or an adventure expedition on a specialist craft in Borneo, Vietnam, Cambodia. Whatever your dream holiday we can advise and book for you.

Bareboat Charter

We have selected operators in the bareboat fleets of the world who meet our strict criteria for fleet management, maintenance and service standards.

Race Charter

If your interest is more serious racing and you have always wanted to 'do' a race program chartering a racing yacht for a regatta on the world stage is now a 'walk on walk off' proposition at an affordable price – we can make all of the arrangements for you.
We can source yachts to campaign in events such as:
• Hamilton Island Race Week • Geelong Sailing Week • Adelaide Port Lincoln Race Week
• Kings Cup Thailand • The Raja Muda Selangor International Regatta • China Cup 2010

And for the first time The Tahiti Pearl Regatta.

If you can’t make it to the Boat Show check out our website www.marinerboating.com.au
Email: info@marinerboating.com.au or Phone: (02) 9966 1244




by Maggie Joyce