Thursday, January 18, 2024


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Australia’s Largest Power Catamaran Home In The Whitsundays

Australia’s largest powered catamaran is cruising into the Whitsundays, opening up more channels for visitors to experience the Whitsundays like never before.

The Aquila 54 Power Catamaran boasts unparalleled luxury, with over 54 feet of comfort and with upgraded 480 hp Volvo Penta D8 diesel inboards, this beast boasts a cruising speed of 8 to 10 knots, and top speeds of 22 knots.

Offered for private bareboat charter through Cumberland Charter Yachts and Luxury Yachts Whitsundays, the Aquila 54 is challenging what it means to travel in comfort and style.

The largest powered catamaran available for self-skipper, the Aquila 54 joins the Cumberland Charter fleet alongside the Leopard 58 sailing catamaran, the largest powered sailing catamaran available in Australia.

General Manager of Cumberland Charter Yachts and Luxury Yachts Whitsundays, Simon Summerton expresses excitement about the addition, stating “We are thrilled to introduce the Aquila 54 to our fleet, further enhancing our ability to cater to the diverse preferences of our clients.”

“The combination of the Leopard 58 and the Aquila 54 establishes us as the one-stop destination for those seeking top-tier, premium self-skippered charters in the Whitsundays,” he said.

Tourism Whitsundays CEO, Rick Hamilton is excited for the new addition to Cumberland Charter Yachts' fleet and the additional holiday experience for visitors to the region. 

"Imagine cruising the Whitsundays in the largest self-skippered power catamaran, experiencing unparalleled luxury and freedom at your own pace. This isn't just a boat, it's a gateway to unforgettable memories in one of the most stunning destinations on Earth,” Mr Hamilton said.

“And Cumberland Charter Yachts, with their renowned expertise, are the perfect operators to bring this incredible experience to life.”

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