About Wings Sailing Charters

About Us at Wings Sailing

When it comes to exploring the breathtaking beauty of the Whitsunday Islands, one name stands out: Wing Sailing Charters. Nestled in the heart of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, this esteemed charter company has been offering unforgettable sailing and snorkelling adventures for 20 plus years. At the helm of Wing Sailing Charters are the dynamic duo, Amy and Mike Keyte, who have brought their passion for marine tourism, sailing and the Whitsundays to life. Let's dive into the story of these dedicated owner-operators and the remarkable experiences they provide.

Wings Sailing Charters Whitsundays is a locally owned small family business that has been operating adventure tours and charters in the Whitsunday region since 2002. Owning multiple vessels in that time they have always had a love for sailing catamarans and operated two of the most known custom built spacious catamarans in the Whitsundays

What sets Wing Sailing Charters apart is their direct service with unwavering commitment to providing exceptional private charter experiences. Amy and Mike understand that each guest is unique, and they tailor their crafted charters to cater to individual preferences. Whether you desire a romantic getaway, a family adventure, or a thrilling escapade with friends, Wing Sailing Charters has the perfect itinerary to suit all ages of guests.

Mike is your skipper onboard and has been sailing boats since he was 5 years old, operating multiple adventure tourism businesses particularly in the Whitsundays for over 20 years, his knowledge on the water and experience onboard a boat is very clear and professional. On charter you will have a host to cater to your needs preparing all included meals and guiding for snorkelling and in water activities. In the lead up to charter you will speak directly to Amy as she makes sure your booking and the charter details are suitable for the style of holiday or special event you desire.

A booking with Wings is 100% booking directly with the owners that run the business- they are very passionate about their one on one connection with each and every charter guest and this is a stand out in todays world!

Carefully circumnavigated routes allowing guests to discover hidden gems of the Whitsunday Islands. From the pristine Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet, with its powdery white sands, to the stunning coral gardens of the Great Barrier Reef. They know the best snorkeling spots for the correct tides and times always with suitable weather conditions in mind , beautiful serenest coves, ensuring an unparalleled experience for private charter guests at the most picturesque anchorages with less crowds at certain locations.

Dedication to preserving the natural beauty of the Whitsundays shines through in their commitment to sustainable practices as they have operated for over 20 years asAdvanced Eco Tourism operators. They understand the importance of minimising their environmental footprint while actively promoting responsible tourism. SV Wings III yacht is equipped with state-of-the-art eco-friendly technologies, and they educate guests about marine conservation, encouraging passengers to appreciate and protect this delicate ecosystem.

Warm and family friendly direct Hospitality: At Wing Sailing Charters, it's not just about the extraordinary locations and exhilarating adventures. Amy and Mike are known for their warm and genuine hospitality, creating a welcoming and friendly atmosphere when you visit the Whitsundays. They go above and beyond to ensure guests feel comfortable and cared for throughout their journey. Sharing stories, preparing delicious meals, and creating lasting memories are all part of the experience when onboard an overnight holiday charter with Wings Sailing Charters Whitsundays.


Sails sharp, mast high, the wind tickling your cheek and the sun sweet and warm against your eyes - it's just you and the ocean - a precious moment, a spirited adventure with loved ones by your side, the vessel Wings III is yours, with Wings to glide.

Wings Sailing Charters Whitsundays have been operating from The Coral Sea Marina for the past 22 years and during that time, they have perfected a range of private charters that encapsulate the best of the region while making the most of your personal desires.

Enjoy a tailored private charter of the Whitsunday Islands or escape to the remote reaches of the Outer Great Barrier Reef on the skippered overnight holiday experiences - accompanied by a team of professionals who will be your captain and onboard hosts.

A small family business, Wings Sailing Charters is owned and operated by Mike and Amy Keyte. Together, they make a dynamic team and have been working together as a duo for 20 years. Amy will help curate your charter with their personalised service taking the time to help explain more about your chosen style of charter selection right up to the departure requirements.

Onboard, you will meet mike, the boat's skipper, with additional crew members for your selected charter. Mike is your captain and creates the correct itinerary based on the day's weather conditions He is also your navigator and charter guide, sharing his extensive knowledge of the area with engaging talks.

Your friendly crew onboard are there to keep you well fed throughout the charter, assist with on water activities and take photos of your special experience.

Aboard Wings III, you will find luxury abounds. This premium 60-foot vessel has a top-floor sundeck, fully air-conditioned inside to help cool off, 3 zoned spotify system, cold refrigeration and many onboard activities to keep you entertained - all included in the charter price.

Set Sail for your Special Event

From milestone birthdays, family gatherings, intimate weddings or even a secret proposal.

Wings is your perfect platform and picturesque venue to create a spectacular event to cherish forever. Whether it be just the two of you for a romantic proposal, a weekend getaway or a small and exclusive friendly celebration, the stage is set and so are the sails.

You choose: a two hour catered sail of the bay or a three-hour sunset sail on the bay with a BBQ. A Premium 4 hour sail on the bay is another specialised charter option available.

Holiday Accommodation with a difference

With a spacious aft private cabin, small and large family rooms, this fully air-conditioned vessel accommodates multiple families and

friends with all the necessities of on-land accommodation. Walk up to the ocean gently lapping at the hull, head onto the deck and marvel at the remote silent bay.

With adventures at your doorstep, plunge into the water and greet the vibrant coral reef. explore the islands and at the end of the day, enjoy a refreshing beverage on-deck.

Sit back and soak up the ambience in the jacuzzi, be dazzled by the blue underwater lights (overnight charters only). Snorkel, stand up paddle board and kayaks are all included.

You choose: An overnight charter exploring the Whitsunday Islands or an Out Reef experience. Or both!

Private Tailored Day Charters to the Islands

Sailing to the northern Whitsunday Islands, a private day charter takes you to areas with less people to the locations near Hayman Island. Explore Langford Spit, search for turtles, while snorkelling in colourful bays and anchorages.

Aboard your vessel, your lunch is being prepared by your host and snorkel guide who will ensure you are nourished with freshly prepared delicious food and plentiful information about the natural environment.

Your choice: a six-hour sailing adventure or an eight hour personalised charter.

Best Features:

  • That luxury white yacht feel!
  • Spacious 60ft stable catamran
  • Air-conditioned inside areas
  • Onboard jacuzzi and sundeck

  • Plenty of shared deck space
  • Underwater marine attracting bluelights
  • Snorkel, stand up paddle boards and kayaks
  • Skipper and snorkel guide / host
  • Fully catered, opportunity to eat what you catch!

Specliased private charters:

  • Sunset sailing on the bay
  • Half day or full day island adventures
  • All-inclusive holiday charters 2-5 days