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Shop 1, 4 Airlie Esplanade
Airlie Beach Queensland



Sailing the Whitsundays

Whitsunday Weddings on a Boat

  Bride and Groom on Solway Lass Wedding in Whitsundays

Charters on Solway Lass
Solway Lass, the Whitsundays Magnificent 127 ft Traditional Tall ship is the perfect vessel to use for a memorable wedding.  

The boat is 112 years old and has all the old world charm that goes with a sailing vessel from yesteryear.   Solway Lass remains in excellent condition after major restoration in 1983, and regular work in1999, 2002, 2006, 2009, 2011 & 2013.

During the 1980s and 90s on Sydney Harbour, approximately 1000 weddings were conducted aboard Solway Lass. 
That tradition of a Tall Ship wedding has carried onto the Whitsundays, which provides beautiful natural scenery.
The rigging, lines and gleaming brass provides the perfect props to take many unique wedding photos.

Solway Lass is available for day charters on Saturdays between 8am and 4.30pm.  We recommend 60 - 75 passengers aboard the boat, even though we can carry more it becomes a little too cosy & makes catering etc difficult.

 Solway Lass - Wedding Photo of Bride in the Whitsundays  




We can fine tune the schedule to suit your Whitsunday Wedding requirements

7.45am - Provision Vessel, decorate etc.  A cabin is available for the Bride
8.45am - Guests board - Departure is from Abel Point Marina in Airlie Beach
9.00am - Bride comes up stair way onto deck, or makes way along Marina to Boat
9.15am - Depart Marina and motor to a suitable anchorage.
12.00p  - Ceremony on board Solway Lass, sign registry and toasts
1.00pm - Lunch (with large numbers we suggest finger food and platters)
2.00pm - Depart anchorage and set sails for a 2 hour sail
4.15pm - Arrive at Abel Point Marina
4.30pm - Depart guests.  A shuttle bus can be organised to transfer to accommodation, restaurant or function venue


 Some guests and wedding parties
 celebrate by taking a 3 day
 Whitsunday Sailing Adventure,
 exploring the Whitsundays and
 really turning the wedding event
 into an experience to evoke
 memories for years to come. 
 For more information


The story for Michael and Brenda from Sydney is just wonderful, and shows how Solway Lass with more than a century of history, no matter the location, the romantic appeal of a Tall Ship and a couples Love is simply magic.  Married 17 January 1987

Wedding Day on Sydney Harbour 1987

Photo 1987 - Solway Lass in Farm Cove Sydney Harbour, next to the Opera House

Wedding on Sydney Harbour on Tall Ship and Sailing the Whitsundays
Michael and Brenda visit the Whitsundays
and sail on Solway Lass, 27 years after 
their wedding. We say congratulations! 

Wedding on Tall Ship Solway Lass in Airlie Beach

For Whitsunday wedding enquiries please contact

Ph: +61 (0) 7 4946 4999
Fax: +61 (0) 7 4946 4722

 Wedding Photo Abell Point Marina Airlie Beach


Whitsunday weddings


Explore Whitsundays Group - Sailing Adventures of the Whitsunday Islands Queensland
Inbound Tour Operator Licence is 3368695.

Shop 1, 4 Airlie Esplanade Airlie Beach Qld 4802
Prices in $aud per person. Prices are valid until 31 Mar 2019.
Some Tours out from 24-26 December incur a local fee of $20-$40 per person.
Cancellation fees apply, please see conditions and terms
Credit Card payments incur a 2% transaction fee.
Please note, prices may increase at anytime or specials may be released based on demand.

Our Whitsunday Sailing Tours Include: Service of Captain and Crew, Meals, Snorkelling Equipment,
Wet Suit hire, Linen (please bring Beach Towel), Marine & National Park Fees. The following tours 
also include Local Transfers from Airlie Beach to the Marina and return: Solway Lass, 
Whitsunday Bliss & Day Tours on Southern Cross, Seasprints Whitsunday Bullet and Express. 
Itineraries can change based on weather and sea conditions and guest safety.

Please pack in a small soft bag. Note most vessels have limited storage space. 
No trolley bags can be taken on board.  
  Solway Lass, Prima and Adventurer do not allow bags with zips on board. 
 Large Bags can be stored at our office in Airlie Beach for a small fee. 

 Whitsunday Bliss does allow for larger soft sided bags. NO trolley bags please.

 What to Pack: 
Swimmers, hat, sunglasses, personal toiletries, beach towel, runners or sandals for the island walks.

 Alcohol: Solway Lass has a licenced bar on-board, so no BYO.
Drinks are sold at reasonable prices.  
 All other vessels
guests can BYO Alcohol and store in the esky on board.