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The owners of Moondance provide a luxury custom charter service in Auckland New Zealand for travelers seeking a unique vacation or business charter experience at sea. Launched in 2016 the luxury 23m power cat has won multiple prestigious awards, including the Asia Boating Award for the world's best multi-hull motor yacht for her size. With a cruising speed of 10 knots and maximum 23 knots, the stablising effect of the 'Wave-piercers' result in a smooth and balanced ride in most sea conditions.

Moondance features a contemporary interior that flows throughout the yacht. Working closely with the designers, Captain Mark and wife Jennie positioned two well appointed double state-rooms with independent air conditioning systems and dedicated ensuites. Moondance has approximately 200 sqm of living space to maximise freedom and relaxation in privacy. The distinctive setting of the saloon and modern galley has an atmosphere to behold with light and expansive 180 degree views. Floor to ceiling glass doors open onto the spacious outdoor entertainment area sporting generous seating for covered dining and bar services. Another special feature is a robust elevating platform, that when lowered allows sea level access for guest swimming, snorkeling, and diving. See plan.

Relax in a Jacuzzi on the top deck and enjoy a sundowner at the superbly appointed bar, or simply relax around the eight seat upperdeck conversational table that offers scopic sea views through aft facing folding glass doors.

The attention to detail and quality in every aspect of the design and construction of Moondance provides a safe and adventurous boating experience for the astute traveler.





motor yacht

CE Class “A" Bureau Veritas


Cook Islands (CI)


Music –TV - AV systems

jacuzzi pool


4.5 m Jet propelled tender

Standup paddle board

Snorkeling equipment

PADI approved dive gear

Dive air compressor



Twin 500hp John Deere

Fibreglass composite, Multi-hull

7000 nautical miles at 10 knots

Maximum speed

cruising speed

23 m

9.3 m

1.8 m

Gross metric tonnage
60 gmt

Water-maker and on board genset


The Experience


Create your personalised bespoke holiday or day adventure, while exploring the Hauraki Gulf and its beautiful islands.
  • A sample of the activities available:
  • Sea plane flights
  • Wineries
  • Wake boarding
  • Paddle boarding
  • Charter fishing
  • Snorkelling
  • Bird sanctuary
  • Beach picnic setup
  • Island walks
  • Relaxing aboard
  • Dining ashore
  • Scenic cruising

Corporate Charters

The luxurious power catamaran Moondance offers an impressive and stable platform for corporate clients to enjoy a unique and memorable experience. A perfect escape for executives looking to organise important meetings or close a business deal away from the distractions of the office.

When you step aboard this stylish 23m motor yacht, you will be provided with the perfect opportunity to build relationships with clients and partners in complete comfort while cruising some of the finest waters in the world. Moondance exudes quality within a vibrant atmosphere, perfectly suited to industry networking and elegant evening events.

Moondance sports an entertainment system, audio visual equipment, ship to shore communications including Wi-Fi to accommodate easy access and reliable connections with your office at home. A Moondance charter offers the perfect balance between business and pleasure in a relaxed and inviting nautical environment that promises to treat your guests to a motivating experience.

Special Occasions

Moondance offers an exciting venue for private functions and hospitality events, with far more adventurous experiences than any land based venue. Based at Auckland's popular Viaduct Basin, Moondance can accommodate both cruising and static requirements against a backdrop of the new home of the America’s Cup - arguably the best cruising grounds in the world. The owners provide an unsurpassed service that can be catered to your requirements. Whatever the occasion, cruise the distinctive islands of the Hauraki Gulf, and the Bay of Islands.

Book now for your special occasion in and around the ‘City of Sails’ or for annual events such as Festivals – Exhibitions – Performing Arts – and a calendar of Sports events on the horizon. Climb aboard Moondance, one of New Zealand's most opulent viewing platforms, for an unforgettable experience.

Boutique Weddings

Take a romantic harbour cruise to celebrate your memorable day. Enjoy an intimate wedding ceremony at sea, designed and catered to your requirements. Then spend a night of two for a Moondance Honeymoon and anchor in a secluded bay.

Talk to us today and plan a unique occasion afloat with your choice of music, beverages, exotic fare and accommodation, should you so choose, for a never to be forgotten champagne experience aboard Moondance.

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We pride ourselves in dealing directly with clients on a one on one basis to discuss personalising each charter. Please complete the form below with your international contact number and email, and we will contact you immediately with a custom charter proposal and quote based on your requirements.
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