Boat Hire for Professional Functions

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For most businesses, corporate functions are typically held in function spaces around the city. Whether that’s at a bar, restaurant or event venue, your function needs are met, but are they truly satisfied? The corporate environment has evolved significantly over the past few years; including employee expectations. The function spaces of old are in the past. It’s time to take your next corporate event to the bay! Take advantage of the beautiful Port Phillip – right on our doorstep – on our fully restored 1958 Cray Boat. Businesses fall into a routine of hiring the same function venues year-on-year for their corporate events. This is where the Margaret Pearl comes in. Make your next corporate event one that is truly memorable – sailing on the bay with your team, by hiring Margaret Pearl Melbourne.

Take advantage of Port Phillip Bay and witness truly remarkable views of Melbourne city that you’ve never seen or experienced before. Surprisingly, the Bay is known by many, yet typically undiscovered by most. With catering options, drink packages, photography, music and complementary supplies available, Margaret Pearl is well equipped for your next corporate boat function.

Throughout the duration of your voyage, our experienced and dedicated skipper & crew work to ensure your next business event is a unique, fun & unforgettable experience for you and your team. From first contact to the conclusion of your event, we tailor your function package to ensure it meets your specific needs & requirements on the day.

Experience a part of Melbourne that most have never seen before from the bay; cruising around Port Phillip Bay for your next corporate event. Look no further than Margaret Pearl for your next corporate boat hire right from Melbourne’s inner-city suburb on the water, in St Kilda. Starting from St Kilda pier, your next business event cruise navigates West towards Melbourne’s first port settlement, Williamstown. We then turn north and sail up the Yarra River, looping back around Docklands as we cruise back towards St Kilda.

Hire Margaret Pearl for your next boat function in Melbourne! Give your team a morale boost at your next corporate event sailing on Port Phillip Bay.

Boat Hire: Corporate Function Events

Margaret Pearl is the perfect boat hire option for your next corporate event, accommodating 4 to 25 passengers. The vessel has been through rounds of rebuilds and refurbs to offer you a recently restored 1958 sailing vessel. For your next corporate event, you might choose to sail with Margaret Pearl for the following purposes: 

Team-Building Event
Boost your employee’s morale! There’s no better way to reward your hard-working staff than with an unforgettable sailing experience on Port Phillip Bay. Enjoy our affordable drink packages and catering options on Margaret Pearl with the entire office.

Client Event
Give your client’s a memorable day out navigating the Bay, soaking up the ocean breeze and the captivating views of Melbourne city. We offer an all-inclusive sailing package so you don’t have to worry about every detail. Alternatively, we can work with you to give your client a personalised boating event experience that will be sure to leave them impressed.

Birthdays & Special Occasions
Make your event eye-catching and an unforgettable experience for an individual or team at your company. The vessel can provide all the facilities you need to acknowledge and celebrate those special days. Our packages offer photography options so you can capture every moment.

Business & Corporate Functions
If you’re looking to get away from those traditional formal or cocktail-dressed corporate events; and want something that suits your businesses event needs, look no further than Margaret Pearl. We create a fun, adventurous, unique business event experience for your next corporate function. Whether it’s t-shirts & boardies, or button-ups and boat shoes, we’ll accommodate you.

But that’s not all! Your corporate boat hire function can be complemented with a few extras;

  • Unique Dining Experience:
    Whether it’s a charcuterie board, something heartier or BYO, you can enjoy your meals throughout the duration of your cruise with spectacular views of Melbourne city from Port Phillip Bay.
  • Luxury Fishing:
    Port Phillip Bay offers a variety of fishing locations & species, making it a fun & exciting recreational activity for your day out with your team.
  • Sunset Cruise:
    St Kilda can be the perfect location for viewing some of the best sunsets of the year in Melbourne. Accompanied with good music, a full spread of food, and a full drink package, you can make your Melbourne sunset on the bay a memorable one. 
  • Bespoke Adventures:
    Although we have a planned charter for your day out, we can also tailor our routes if you had a particular route or location you’d like to experience. Just speak with our team and we can customise your corporate boat function to be just the way you like it.

Give your team or clients a unique, unforgettable experience with your next corporate function on Port Phillip Bay. If you want to deviate from the traditional, corporate function events, and try something different, Margaret Pearl awaits! Contact us today to find out more about our prices, availabilities, and tailored package offerings to suit your business’s needs.

We’ve been doing corporate events onboard Margaret Pearl for many years, and we know that we leave a lasting impression on all functions. Our experienced & devoted crew ensure all your needs are met on the day, creating a refreshingly exciting event for your business. Come aboard Margaret Pearl on Port Phillip Bay and join an exclusive family of sailors, creating memories that you and your team will cherish forever!


What is the cost of hiring the boat?

The cost of your booking will depend on the duration, passengers, catering & drink packages and event type. Click here to see the pricing and availabilities . Our software will show you available dates and provide an obligation free quotation.

If it rains heavily, what happens?

If the captain believes the day of booking is running the risk of putting passengers at harm, they will inform the booking contact as soon as possible. If the charter date is deemed unsafe, another date will be organised between both parties at no further expense.

Is it okay to BYO food and drink?

For Margaret Pearl corporate function bookings, we offer both food & drink packages. If you have any special dietary preferences or requirements, please make this clear in your booking. BYO food options are available. But please make this clear in your booking so the appropriate procedures can be performed to ensure it is best stored and prepared on the day.

What is the process for reserving the boat?

To book Margaret Pearl for your next corporate function, click here for pricing and availabilities. Our software will show you available dates and provide an obligation free quotation. Alternatively, you can reach out via phone or email through the details in our footer.

Are we able to swim from the boat?

You absolutely can, just don’t forget your swimmers! If the weather, location, event and season permits, you can swim at any dedicated location indicated by the skipper. Just be sure to make this intention clear in your booking. For safety reasons, passengers who are under the influence of alcohol may not be allowed to participate.

Can I extend my charter on the event day?

If the weather and bookings permit, this is possible. Please contact us regarding your booking if you believe there is a possibility of going over your intended timeslot. If you want to extend your booking while chartering, the skipper will be able to advise if there are availabilities to extend your event.

Do we have the option of playing music on the boat?

Yes, we have a Bluetooth or AUX connection for smart phones to play music of your choosing.

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