Gold Coast Canal Cruises - Step aboard and start earning!
Currently operating on the Gold Coast, with cruises on the books, this is an affordable opportunity to position yourself in the charter boat industry on the Gold Coast.
Ideal for a family of couple looking for a lifestyle change.
Summer Salt has some unique selling points over some of her competitors such as single level, ramp access, floor space for wheelchairs, walkers etc, plenty of floor space to dance or watch a show.
Low bridge clearance, also an advantage. Not to mention a Licensed Bar.
The business was established over 14 years ago by husband and wife owner/operators.
The business and commercial vessel "The Jindalee "were sold separately in July 2017.
A new vessel was purchased " Summer Salt" and refurbished in July 2017.
"Summer Salt" is licensed for up to 50 passengers and has a current AMSA 1E Certificate of Operation.
The vessel offers a spacious carpeted interior on a single level. Possible to add an upstairs viewing deck.
Comfortable seating at tables for up to 30 guests, with additional seating on the front deck.
"Summer Salt" offers great visibility from all angles
Gold Coast Canal Cruises offer different cruise options from morning tea, lunch, sunset and special events cruises, such as the Christmas lights canal cruises each year.
There is also a big market offering private cruises for celebrations, bucks, hens, corporate and ashes dispersals.
A very popular boat with the elderly. Ramp access onto the boat with plenty of room for walkers or wheelchairs.
Another cruise which has become popular is a cruise to Tipplers Island on the beautiful South Stradbroke Island. Popular with the eco-friendly. The management of this establishment welcome "Summer Salt" and guests.
"Summer Salt" height limit is approximately 3.2m (with aerials down) which allows her to get access under most bridges and the Gold Coast which allows the opportunity for pickup of guests from private pontoons.
"Summer Salt" can be parked on the beach and access is available through the bow.
Repeat business annually from groups such as Anglicare and other aged facilities and associations.
Affiliated with booking agencies and party plan companies, all future bookings will be included.
The business is at its peak around Sept-Jan due to Christmas or end of year parties. Third party booking agents generate bookings. Opportunity outside peak time for cruises with elderly or people with disabilities as access onto "Summer Salt" is achievable.
The current owner has maintained the vessel to a high standard, developed marketing materials, re developed the web site, including on line booking and payment functions.
The vessel "Summer Salt" has a licensed bar on board, which can be easily marketed.
The vessel has had new clears fitted, Antifoul October 2020, front deck has been fiberglassed, brand new Honda 80HP extra log shaft outboard engines fitted with a 3 year commercial warranty.
New pump/maserater fitted
Very economical averaging 10-15 l p/h
|Gc mic sum
|Gold Coast - Nev Brooks Commercial Boat Sales
|35' 5" - 10.80m
|Brand New Honda 80 hp Four Strokes fitted on the 23rd October 2020
|80 hp x 2
|0 as at 23/10/20
Engine Hours (2nd Engine):
|6 - 8 knots
|2 x Large Eskies
|With 280 lt holding tank