Sail from Airlie Beach to Brisbane …

on the Volvo 60 ‘Merit’

Sail on the Volvo 60 ‘Merit’

Airlie Beach to Brisbane

1 November – 5 December 2020

This is your chance to get some big boat experience sailing from Airlie Beach to Brisbane.


Departs Airlie Beach November 1; arrive Brisbane December 5.

Sailing instruction is included throughout the voyage, and you’ll get hands-on experience with helming, trimming and navigating.


✔️ 5 days and 4 nights covering over 600 nautical miles of Queensland tropical and sub-tropical coast.
✔️ All meals onboard, including those very-important snacks while on watch.
✔️ Safety equipment including PFD and strop.
✔️ Skipper, deckhand and sailing instruction as needed.

You’ll be well looked after – as a commercial vessel you’ll be given a thorough safety brief and clear procedures throughout the voyage.



Only 8 places available – book now

“Wow! … Thank you for the experience of a lifetime.”

Ric Haydock

The Moreton Group

“Don’t miss this great opportunity to experience offshore yacht racing at its best.”

Phil Killian

“I’d never been sailing before, much less on a vessel built for speed. What a truly enjoyable experience.”

Matt Giannini

*** Credit for the images of The Moreton Group on ‘Merit’ goes to the fabulous Lucinda Bartkaitas of LB Designs, who travelled as a guest of The Moreton Group. Lu is one gutsy photographer! ***