Recently imported from Italy, Marlin (ex. Sirena) offers her charter guests a taste of the Italian riviera right here in Auckland. Located just outside the Sofitel in the Viaduct Basin, step on board in one of Auckland's most prestigious waterfront locations. Marlin is best suited to 6 guests for formal seated dining, 8 guests for canapes and casual meals and a maximum of 10 guests for Waiheke Island Transfers.


17.15m / 56'3"






NZD 4,600 /4 hrs

Rate: NZD 4,600 / 4 hrs
Length: 17.15m / 56'3"
Beam: 4.78m / 15'8"
Draft: N/A
Built/Refit: 2017
Builder: Franchini Yachts
Speeds: 15 Knots
Crew: 2

MARLIN is a primarily a day charter yacht - Overnight charters considered upon request.
Best suited to 6 guests for seated dining, 8 guests for casual dining or drinks and 10 guests maximum on board.

  • Minimum 4 hours booking Rate: NZD $4,600
  • 8 hour Rate: NZD $8,000
  • Additional Hourly Rate: NZD $1,025
  • Waiheke Transfer Rate: (one way, includes 2 x crew): NZD $3,500
  • Standby hourly Rate (waiting for guests at Waiheke or elsewhere): NZD $600
  • Dockside Rate - Minimum x3 Hours (1 x crew): NZD $3,000
  • Additional Hourly Dockside Rate: NZD $750
  • Rate includes: Crew of two including Captain and Service crew, hire of the yacht, yacht’s tender, equipment, water toys and fuel at 15 knot fuel efficient speed limit.

    Rate Excludes: GST = 15%, Food and beverage at cost via outside caterers. Suggested caterers and menus available upon request. Higher speeds of up to 28kts at $300 per hour

    • Swim platform with easy swim ladder.
    • Spacious main saloon with Air-conditioning or heating for balmy days and cosy nights.
    • High spec audio system inside and out.
    • Aft deck dining for 8 guests.


    • 3.8m Takacat Inflatable tender


    • Paddle Boards x2
    • Adult sized snorkelling gear x8


    MARLIN is a unique offering in Auckland's Viaduct Harbour, providing full yacht charters tailored to meet the needs of the most discerning guests. Designed by the renowned Italian yacht builder Massimo Franchini, Marlin embodies the epitome of classic Italian design, boasting teak decks, a freshly painted dark hull complemented by sleek aluminum and polished timber finishes. Constructed in 2007 by Franchini Yachts in Italy as part of the esteemed Emozione range, Marlin has been meticulously maintained and cared for throughout her lifespan, undergoing a comprehensive refit in New Zealand to ensure compliance with all maritime safety regulations.


    MARLIN boasts a spacious saloon and a fully air-conditioned or heated interior, perfect for balmy summer days and cozy evenings. With three guest cabins, which provide ample space for daytime napping or accommodation for overnight guests upon request.


    Your captain will deliver you and your friends to Waiheke in style, or spend a day on the water visiting the hidden gems of the Hauraki while your crew serve drinks and a long Italian lunch. Take a romantic sunset cruise with your loved one under the harbour bridge... the options are endless.

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