Classic vessel extremely strong and in excellent condition.  Presently in survey for operating day and overnight charters.  The package is for sale as a going concern business located at Magnetic Island or for the vessel on its own.

Providence V, a 62-foot gaff rigged schooner which runs day and evening sails around the granite-bouldered, magnificent beaches of Magnetic Island. Hosting gourmet picnics on one of the island’s 23 secluded bays or an evening cruise: a sizzling barbeque off West Point, the island’s most picturesque spot for watching the sun set. Sail back in the moonlight. Providence V is the only tall ships in the Townsville region. She is a family-owned topsail classic schooner perfect for adventure sailing in a bygone era and a replica of the Gloucestershire schooner one of the first vessels to sail in the Americas Cup in the 1870s.Magnetic Island is a 25-minute ferry ride from Townsville in North Queensland. Captain Cook’s compass is said to have gone awry when he reached Magnetic Island, located in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage area. More than half of the island is national park and it has 24-kilometres of walking tracks. All cruises currently leave from Nelly Bay harbour next to the ferry terminal on Magnetic island. Regular ferries operate day and night.

Providence V can take up to 24 people for day sails and 15 overnight.

Contact:

MDBS Whitsunday

Ph: 61 7 4946 5883

Fax: 61 7 4946 5683

Email: mdwhit@bigpond.net.au

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