Whitsunday Escape specialises in Skipper Yourself 'bareboat' charters. Their modern fleet of 30 vessels includes Power Cruisers, Power Catamarans, Sailing Catamarans and Sailing Yachts. The fleet is conveniently located at Abell Point Marina, Airlie Beach and is the gateway to the Whitsunday Islands. All vessels come fully equipped for extended cruising in the tropics, they include linen, a fully equipped galley, gas barbecue, refrigeration, compact disc player/AM/FM stereo/iPod connection, cockpit shade and cabin fans, electric anchor winch and a rigid inflatable dinghy. A five night minimum applies to most charters. Departures and arrivals from Hamilton Island or any other Island resort can be catered for. No formal boating qualifications are required to charter with Whitsunday Escape. However, to ensure a safe, happy holiday you should have some basic sailing and/or boating experience (navigation and anchoring), or they can provide a sail guide. View their extensive website for more information.