Docked on Elizabeth Pier in Hobart SV Rhona represents the nautical side of Tasmanian history.
Buy a Your Market Place gift voucher to redeem at Heritage Sailing Tasmania and experience a sail on this historic vessel!
Heritage Sailing Tasmania is the operator of the SV Rhona H and they offer a variety of sailing trips. Enjoy a half-day sail on the Derwent River or a full day sail to Kettering. For those who fancy a longer excursion enjoy a trip all the way to Bruny Island or Port Arthur. Whether you’re an individual or a large group there is a program for all group sizes.
SV Rhona H is a site to behold with a 52′ huon pine gaff-rigged ketch built in 1942 in Launceston. A well known feature on the waters of Tasmania she is often the star guest at maritime festivals and events.
She has a remarkable story and the crew on board will recount her history whilst you enjoy your sail.
Owners Charles and Julie are re-establishing the art of traditional sailing so be prepared for knots, splicing and fancy rope work!
No sailing experience is required, guests can choose to help sail or sit back and relax whilst enjoying the view!
A perfect heritage sailing gift for those who love sailing and maritime history or for anyone who would simply love to experience sailing in the beautiful Tasmanian waters. Just make sure that they take you too!
A short two-hour trip perfect for winter in the tradition of the old trading ketches.
We depart Elizabeth St Pier, set sail and head towards points of the River Derwent close to Hobart.
Highlights may include the Tasman Bridge, Bellerive, Battery Point, Sandy Bay or the Governors Residence.
We aim to give you an experience of how the trading ketches sailed in the early days of Hobart and Tasmania.
The experience includes:
* Sailing on Hobart's oldest working sailing ship
* Morning or afternoon tea
* the opportunity to sail under the Tasman Bridge
* Hear the story of the shipwrecked Lake Illawara
* Sail past the slip yards at Battery Point (subject to wind conditions)
* A complimentary souvenir from the ship
You are welcome to help with the sails, take the helm or just sit back and relax.
We have warm clothing on-board and hand warmers, too!
Optional upgrade for the deluxe package to include a choice of a glass of white wine, red wine or a 330ml Willie Smith Cider
We offer short day sails year round including morning tea / afternoon tea or in summer, lunch all featuring Tasmanian produce.
Longer day sails to Kettering includes a lunch voucher at the Mermaid Cafe.
The Kettering trip is now known as the "Channel Cruise" to promote the experience of sailing in one of Tasmania's beautiful waterways.
We also offer longer overnight trips: these may be a public voyage or personalised to meet our clients needs.
Overnight accommodation is cabin style with single bunks. Each passenger has his or her own bunk with a privacy curtain.
All linen is supplied; special diets may be catered for with prior discussion with the Ship Operator.
We would love to hear from you!
We will need your name and contact details and the voucher number (located on the Your Market Place Gift Voucher)!
Please bring the ‘Your Market Place Gift Voucher’ with you.
You can use part of your voucher or all of it and add to it, we're really flexible!
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