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S.V. Domino

Shingley Drive | E3, Northern Abell Point Marina, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 428 631 571
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swimming with a turtle

Great day at the reef! Saw many different kinds of fish, a giant clam and sea turtles! Reg even... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Laura B
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Real sailing with a real sailor

If you are after a personalised sailing experience then a sail on the Domino is what your after... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Day sail to the 'Best kept secret' of the Whitsunday's, Bali Hai Reef, located in the Whitsunday group of islands in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Queensland, Australia. Bali Hai Reef, is the most exclusive pristine reef in the Whitsunday Islands. Sail, explore, swim and snorkel with the most environmentally friendly cruise the Whitsunday's has to offer. 14.8 nautical miles from Airlie Beach is 'Bali Hai' is a tropical secluded paradise with magnificent fringing reef. Experperience real sailing in the Whitsunday's aboard DOMINO, a fast comfortable Lidgard 36 cruiser racer, one of the first displacement racing yachts built in New Zealand of double skin kauri by John Lidgard in 1976. Domino is owned and operated by Reg Eggers. As an owner, Reg takes great pride in ensuring guests treasure the experience sailing in Australia aboard S.V.Domino. It is the best experience the Great Barrier Reef has to offer. Be part of a group of only eight passengers or private charter the yacht for the day, catering for only small groups, this eco tourism experience will be cherished forever. One can also be part of the sailing, take the helm and have a go. Reg, is a New Zealand Coastal Master and also a Master Class 4 for those thinking of buying or hiring a yacht. Reg has a wealth of information to share. Domino departs Abell Point Marina at 9am and sails to 'Bali Hai'. Spend at least 2.5 hours on the island for lunch, snorkelling and exploring, then casually sail back to Airlie Beach arriving at approximately 5pm. Day sail in a group costs $180.00 per person, all inclusive of lunch, light beverages, EMC charges, snorkel gear etc. Private Charter rate for Skipper, crew and DOMINO, all inclusive is $1200.00 per day. ( prices effective 1 January 2014)
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Shingley Drive | E3, Northern Abell Point Marina, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great day at the reef! Saw many different kinds of fish, a giant clam and sea turtles! Reg even gave me the possibility of swimming with one of the turtles, which was the highlight of my year probably :) great food, good company, experienced sailor....More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are after a personalised sailing experience then a sail on the Domino is what your after. This was my second time sailing with Reg and once again he did not disappoint. You will not find a more experienced and professional yachty than Reg...More

1  Thank GinaLee74
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have great sailing to Hook Island Great Food, top Skipper, top snorkling Equipment, Great day Thank you for all

Thank Dietmar L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Today we had a wonderful day sailing with Reg and Dave. There was a lot of wind, not to much sun and only a few drops of rain. The trip started at 8.15 and lasted full 16.00. We started with very nice scones and softdrinks...More

Thank t a
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved this trip, being an old Yachtie from way back, this was a great day out. I took the helm for a while and had a great chat with reg, the skipper and his Gung ho Yachtie side kick Steve, who had sailed from...More

Thank Nick C
Reviewed 10 October 2017

My mum was visiting from Scotland and my fiancé and I booked a trip on the Domino for the three of us. The other folk booked on for that day never showed up and so we ended up with a day trip to ourselves. The...More

Thank Delilah P
Reviewed 6 October 2017

A group of us took this boat out privately, the cost wasn't too much more than being herded like cattle on to one of the big boats, but we had the most wonderful sailing boat and an amazing day. Reg and Dan took care of...More

1  Thank 5xlov
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Do you ever have those days in your life where you go "damn... that was pretty awesome"? You know, the days which will stay with you for not just a long time, but a lifetime? Well today, we had that on the SV Domino with...More

Thank The_Marshians
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

What an amazing way to see the Whitsundays! Throughout the day we were lucky enough to see turtles and some guests even spotted a sea snake from the boat. Once we reached the secret beach spot, we explored and ate an amazing lunch prepared by...More

1  Thank chl0e12
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

After having an overnight trip booked on the whitsundays cancelled last minute we were lucky enough to get the last two spaces on this amazing trip! Reg and Dan were attentive throughout the day and nothing was too much of a bother, taken to a...More

Thank jess t
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Jean520
29 January 2017|
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Response from Julie E | Property representative |
Children of all ages are welcome to sail aboard Domino. We provide properly fitted life jacket, lifeline, etc for children.
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h_r_matthews
13 May 2016|
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Response from Julie E | Property representative |
Hi Hannah, Thank you for your enquiry re sailing in Whitsundays in July 2016. We are able to accommodate your request subject to availability. I will send you an email with particulars. Best regards, Julie.
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Karen B
14 October 2015|
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Response from Julie E | Property representative |
Hi Karen, Thank you for your enquiry re sailing aboard Domino in January 2016. Please advise of an email address and I will send our current brochure for perusal. Best regards, Julie
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