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Address: Public Wharf, Russell, New Zealand
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+64 800 224 421
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A day out on Phantom gives you a chance to get away from the crowds. This...

A day out on Phantom gives you a chance to get away from the crowds. This is adventure, relaxation and scenic beauty all in one with the personal atmosphere created by your hosts, Rick and Robin. Enjoy a great home cooked lunch amongst the beauty of the islands on this great owner- operator boat.

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Brilliant day afloat !

Brilliant day afloat! Rick is a highly-experienced skipper, Robin a superb baker and lunch maker, and Yacht Phantom is as sound and solid as you can get. So off to the beach we... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Mayfield, United Kingdom
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Mayfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Brilliant day afloat! Rick is a highly-experienced skipper, Robin a superb baker and lunch maker, and Yacht Phantom is as sound and solid as you can get. So off to the beach we went, seeing penguins, stingrays and dolphins including a baby. Lunch on board, a swim ashore, climb the hill for a total panoramic view, topped with a surprise... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the loveliest day today with Rick and Robin!! They are amazing hosts: cheerful, with a deep knowledge and respect of the Bay and the food Robin made for us was outstanding :) Plus, just 10people on the boat so plenty of space to sunbathe and relax. We had a truly wonderful time on the Phantom!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We just had a fantastic day out on the Phantom Yatch in the Bay of Islands. The sailing was great. Just the right combination of thrills when all the sails were up and relaxation when we headed closer to the Islands. Rick and Robin were attentive hosts with lots of interesting stories. With only ten passengers it is a much... More 

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Weldon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A day on Phantom with Robin and Rick is the highlight of our trip to NZ so far. Very friendly and knowledgeable hosts who are great company too. Lots of information about the islands and seeing the bay by sail is so much better than a crowded motor boat. The swim from the boat to the island with lagoons is... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rick & Robin orchestrated a most memorable day of seeing the Bay of Islands from their 50 ft sailboat. Knowledgeable & genuinely friendly, they provided a fantastic day of gliding across a calm sea with full sail to stop off on a small island to explore, hike & swim while they prepared a wonderful lunch. I highly recommend this trip.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

sailing means slowing down, using wind and water to move from one place to the other. we highly enjoyed the day in the bay with Rick and Robin, great hospitality, we learnt a lot about sailing and New Zealand in general. having Orcas around the boat for more than half an hour was one of the top highlights in our... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had such a lovely day sailing around the Bay of Islands on Phantom, a 50’ sailboat. We chose Phantom deliberately for our day sail (after a recommendation from Tiki Tiki Ora owners Mark and Angelique) because we wanted a more intimate experience than the commercialized large group tours. The owners of Phantom - Rick and his wife Robin -... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was such a lovely way to spend the day out on the water around the bay of islands. Very personal service from Rick and Robin who obviously love what they do and treat everyone like a friend as part of your sailing experience. We had perfect weather for sailing out of Russell, great scenery as you sit back and... More 

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying at Rick and Robin's B&B in Russell and they invited us out on our yacht for our last day in BoI. Their yacht was beautiful and both Rick and Robin made us feel at home taking the time to get to know us and the other guests onboard and telling us stories of their adventures over the... More 

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Fredericton, NB, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While in the Bay of Islands, we had a special treat—a day sail on a C&C 50’ sailboat called Phantom. This was special to us not only because we are sailors from Canada who have sailed in Canada and the US, but have also chartered in other parts of the world. We chose Phantom very deliberately for our day sail... More 

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