Raven 31

Raven 31The Raven 31 is a lovely example of an NZ designed and built coastal cruising yacht. Comfortable and easy to handle.  Big volume interior, walk through transom for easy swimming or dinghy access. Hot and cold pressure water for showers, a refrigerator, comfortable appointments and an inboard motor.

Well maintained, this is the perfect yacht for four friends or a family to explore this wonderful cruising area.

View Raven 31 spec sheet

Max sailors six, comfortable cruising two couples or two adults and three children

LOA:  9.45m Draft: 1.9 metre
Accommodation:  Double forward bunk, double and single midships, double aft quarter berth.
Engine: 20 HP Diesel
Water: 260 litres

Charter notes

All Great Escape boats are fully equipt to Maritime New Zealand safety standards and comprehensively maintained to ensure a hassle-free sailing holiday.

Your charter runs from midday on the first day to midday on the last day and the standard rate is $390 per night, plus fuel and insurance.  (Peak rate from 20 December to 6 February $430 per night).  The Raven 31 has a standard minimum hire of three nights, during peak season the minimum hire is five nights.

Skipper requirements

  • For bareboat charter, the skipper must have a sound knowledge of sailing and boat handling.  A formal recreational keelboat sailing qualification is useful however sufficient experience in a similar vessel is also acceptable.  We provide a comprehensive vessel safety briefing and an overview of navigation in the Bay of Islands, with suggested highlights before you cast off.
  • If you’d like an instructor to refresh skills and provide guidance on navigation in the Bay of Islands for the first day of your holiday we are happy to organise this? Just ask us.

If you are not quite ready for bareboat charter, new to sailing or have only limited keelboat skipper experience, we are an accredited Yachting New Zealand and International Yacht Training sailing school – check out our sailing school courses. 

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