MV Mandalay – our latest boat replaces Skippers Afloat

Watch this space for further updates!
Skippers Afloat is no longer a part of the OzCat Fleet however MV Mandalay  is a beautiful craft, designed to set the scene for your fantastic function whether it be corporate or social events, product launches, birthday parties, anniversaries and of course weddings.

240 Pax 2 level vessel. (Total numbers available will be reduced by extra crew, wait or catering staff)


  • Length: 102 foot (31 Metres)
  • Surveyed for 240 guests
  • Reversed Cycle air-conditioning
  • 240 guests for cocktails and Canapes
  • 2 large spacious entertaining levels
  • Stylish and spacious interior with 360 degree views from the top deck
  • Modern Bar on the sheltered upper  deck
  • Liquor licence
  • 4 burner BBQ
  • Wrap around windows
  • Wheel-chair accessible
  • Catering available
  • BYO Food & Beverage (Fee applies)
  • iPod connectivity
  • TV/DVD (No charge upon request)


  • From $2000/Hr onwards

20% surcharge on applicable rate for Christmas Day, Boxing Day, NYD, Australia Day & some special events
(Minimum 4 hours except Boxing Day and some special events when minimum is 5 hours)
Wharf Fees – All wharves $75 per visit
Beverage Packages from $11pp/ph with spirits being an additional $2pp/ph on whatever package is selected
Cash Bar – $350pp per wait staff for a (4 hour charter) – One staff recommended for every 30 pax. With a minimum spend of $600.

BYO – Food & Beverage at $15pp – includes skipper cooking BBQ (if required) when vessel is stationary. Includes all crockery, cutlery, cups, utensils, serving equipment and eskies Please note – BYO Ice
$250/Hr for set up and other vessel movement and for additional time in getting to or from pick up/drop off locations in excess of 30 min from North Sydney.


BYO Available (BYO Fee applies)

Selected BBQ, platter & other selections available from $25pp – See menu’s attached (In the case of charterers wanting to order food from us the BYO beverage charge would be at $10pp/Charter and not $15pp)

Catered events (weddings & other functions) available from our caterers or clients at their cost (BYO Fee applies)


Service of Alcohol – Under the NSW Responsible Service of Alcohol Code we reserve the right to refuse alcohol to anyone deemed to be intoxicated. In the case of BYO charters we reserve the right to limit their consumption and/or to have them removed from the vessel.

Drugs policy – If we find that charterers are consuming drugs on board our vessels they will be removed from the vessel immediately at their expense and/or and the police will be called.


Anniversaries, Birthday Parties, Social Function Packages, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Engagement, Melbourne Cup Day, Special Events, Product Launch, Party, Party cruise, cruising, Cruise themed party, Exclusive Charters, Corporate Team, Building Activities, Corporate cruises, Hens Parties, Bucks Parties, Staff Christmas party cruises, Private yacht charter, Corporate Parties, Private Functions, wedding cruises and Film Shoots

Due to safety requirements the number of guests permitted to swim at any time off the rear swim ladder will be restricted to a maximum of 15 guests.


  • All prices in $AUD and include GST Prices are subject to change without notice
  • 50% deposit required to confirm booking Boat inspections are welcome by appointment


(Limited to 200 passengers)
$595pp Includes Sample menu:-
Nuts & Chips
Antipasto, sushi, bread & dips

Full buffet dinner – includes Prawns, Salmon, Chicken, Beef, Salads, Cheese Fruit & and Dessert. Vegetarian options available.

Standard Beverage Package included – House wines (Red & White), Sparkling wines, variety of beers, ciders and soft drinks.

Spirits (vodka, whisky, gin & rum) & premium wines and French champagnes available for purchase.

Wharf pick up and drop off –

King Street Wharf #TBC at 6.45 pm

6.30 – 6.45pm Boarding

7.00pm Open Bar

7.30pm Bread & Dips, Antipasto, Sushi

8.00-9.30pm Buffet

9pm Family Fireworks

10.30pm Desert/Cheese & Fruit

12pm Fireworks

1.30am Drop Off


Laser Shooting : for up to 90 minutes with up to 5 shooters at the same time (prizes for winners)

$1150 During daylight
$1200 After dark