Abel Tasman III

Luxury crewed motor sailer

Abel Tasman III is a 23m/75’ motorsailer yacht by New Zealand boat builder Salthouse Marine Group.

Abel Tasman is in pristine condition – she was built back in 1982 but has been refitted over the years.  The design is modern yet classic; elegant and luxurious. AT3 is spacious and can comfortably host 12 guests for day charters with accommodation for up to 5-6 guests in three well-appointed suites.

Perfect for leisurely cruising and simply taking it all in, Abel Tasman III comfortably cruises at 9 knots and is capable of 11 knots in full sail.

Captain Jack Brenac helms AT3. There will also be chef and deck hand on board to ensure that your holiday exceeds expectations as the experienced crew share insightful local knowledge and a relaxed luxury yacht experience with exemplary catering and service.

Abel Tasman III’s spacious, light-filled, modern refit enables many chartering options for guests with many different expectations to explore the Great Barrier Reef in comfort and luxury.

Abel Tasman III’s elegant and comfortable design makes it perfect for families, couples, and small groups of friends. You can embark on an intimate, unhurried holiday, spotting coral landscape and beautiful beaches along the way. Enjoy our snorkelling and diving equipment or show off your kitesurfing skills.

Abel Tasman III is flexible for short charters from Airlie Beach and Hamilton Island, or overnight and extended stays.

AT3 also offers luxury accommodation and support as a mother ship for marlin and other game fish – available during season from September to November around Cairns.

There is an extended swim platform perfect for taking off AT3 for:

Paddle boarding
Local exploring by rigid inflatable
AT3 also has a dive compressor and dedicated storage and facilities for water sport equipment.

If your ideal yacht cruise is more relaxing, you’ll enjoy our alfresco area with sun loungers and ice-cold cocktails AT3.


Air conditioning throughout vessel
Lighting design creating engaging and unique cabin spaces
Interior by Brownlow Interior Design
All new ensuites in custom corian.
Smart TV and associated entertainment system

And for those who want to know how it performs below deck: AT3 has just completed a full re-fit and upgrades of all mechanical, electrical and Navigation equipment. Captain Jack Brenac managed the refit to ensure smooth sailing and luxurious cruising for our charter guests.


Contact us today to discuss your next charter in the Whitsundays. You can call our Charter Consultant direct on +61 (0) 434 214 446 or email [email protected] – available 7 days per week!

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PH: 1300 653 997

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