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Sailing Cruises Business for Sale Akaroa

Akaroa Sailing Cruises Business For Sale

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Business for Sale Description

Sailing Cruises Business for Sale Akaroa

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 / 14.4m - Beam 12' ½" /3.6m - Draft 6' ½" / 1.85m - Displacement 20 tonnes - Sail Area 1050 sq ft - Design 1946 Tasmania - Designer Jock Muir - Builders Salthouse & Logan - Built 1962 - Keelson Australian Jarrah. Construction - Hull 1¼'" quarter sawn solid Kauri Carvel planks over 4 ply. 2" Australian Hardwood ribs. Decks 2 layers of 1" dressed Kauri planks, total just under 2". Bridgework solid Burmese Teak. Built from a single 850-year-old Kauri Tree.

Brokers Comments - I have experienced first hand the 2 ½ harbour cruise and it is truly an amazing trip. The stories, history and geography lesson alone is worth the trip and then you get the added bonus of the incredible landscape and wildlife you encounter along the way, tops of a very well balanced tourism business model that caters for all age groups. 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. This business has very low overheads and is a eco-friendly tourist attraction based in an amazing location. For more information about this business, please register with us online or contact Brad Watts Mob: 0212780919 or email

Business Resources

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. These agencies provide business representation to the lucrative and growing Cruise Ship markets. Locally represented by the Akaroa Adventure Centre. The business has a strong focus on helping protect the wildlife. 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.

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