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For Sale: Lake Wanaka Yacht Charters

If you'd like a premium opportunity to run a business on Lake Wanaka, this is it! LWYC turn-key business with a perfect safety and customer feedback history, and is ready to  roll. If you'd like more info please please contact the owners at 
Randall Richards 0204-111-2668 |


Imagine, pulling into a world-class lakeside wilderness setting in a secluded cove and a quiet beach for the night as the sun sets with no other people in sight. Very few sail charter companies in the world can offer the equivalent.
Our charters are built around client relationships. From the moment they meet us at the dock, to the time they depart, they feel cared for, safe, have learned something and had a great experience, no matter their age or prior experience with sailing.

Business Snapshot

  • Charters from 2.5 hrs to Overnight

  • Repeat customers

  • Higher-end market

  • Each trip is custom and  private

  • Safety is paramount but we let even little ones steer on windy days!

  • We create a memorable, and even life-changing experience for our guests.

  • Competitively  priced charter rates, great value for a private experience on a world-class lake

Growth Potential: Examples

  • International Inbound Sales

  • B2B Collaborations, domestic and international

  • Up-selling add-ons/services ie:,  photography, food, helicopter, shuttles, weddings etc

  • Each trip is custom and  private

  • Professional Development Programs: Corporate team building

  • Weddings/Special Events

  • Experiential Education with Outward Bound/ Similar schools

The LWYC Brand

  • We have put a lot of time, resources and love into growing the business which has a great reputation in safety, client, hospitality and fellow operator relations

  • LWYC is currently the only charter lake sailing experience on the South Island of New Zealand. As awareness of sustainability and eco-tourism rises, LWYC is in a unique position to provide clients with planet friendly adventures.

  • We focus on providing a top notch experience for our clients always through the lens of minimal impact, fun and education about the lake, mountains and history.

A Fantastic Family Experience - If you're in Wanaka this is a must-do! You will be glad you did –

Our only regret was not having more time on the boat”


“An experience which could be described as

one of the hidden gems of NZ”


“5 Stars - Our best day in Wanaka. Thank you for a magnificent day. Your relaxed, yet informative manner,

made for a wonderful experience.

Your Next Step...

Get in touch. If you're serious about wanting to run a great business on Lake Wanaka, and want more info about this amazing opportunity, we'll send you a NON-DISCLOSURE AGREEMENT to sign, and we can then tell you more details about the business, and share with you our Assets, Intellectual Property and Investment Summary
Randall Richards 0204-111-2668 |

One Other Thing:

If you're a  bit nervous about buying a sailing business on Lake Wanaka: No worries,

  • Randall will:

  • walk you through the processes involved,

  • share all the important local knowledge about Lake Wanaka,

  • inform you as tp what's involved in keeping a yacht in survey with Maritime NZ

  • He can also be available as a licensed skipper to help with charters by skippering the yacht

Randall Richards 0204-111-2668 |

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