Here at COAST, we do many wedding cruises, ceremonies, transfers and receptions on board, we have a long list of thrilled brides that have sealed their big day on board the COAST, using the magnificent Sydney Harbour as the back drop.
Nothing in Australia can compare to the stunning images you will capture as the harbour unfolds in front of you and your impressed guests.
Coast can accommodate anything from a wedding transfer from your preferred wharf to a total wedding package. We can accommodate up to 80 seated for buffet style dining or 145 for canapés. Our formal plated dining is up to 30 guests.
The sheer colors of Coast are an elegant nautical blue and white, the chairs are decorated with bows of sashes and glass vases with orchids centered on tables. The bow has a pearl ribbon tied around to announce your day.
Coast is owned and operated by Captain Mark Falconer and Kate Falconer your Cruise Director. We make it a point of being onboard all our cruises to ensure our guests are taken care of to the highest of standards. With 25 years of international superyachting experience we are very detailed and proud to introduce Coast as the newest and most exclusive charter vessel of its size for your wedding venue on Sydney harbour. We guarantee you a quality and memorable experience with friendly professional and presented crew who care.
Please make an appointment to visit us for a sight inspection, to show you the layout of your special day.
On board COAST is as simple or lavish as you desire, if you can dream it, we can do it. The ceremony can take place in our salon, on the main deck or on the upper deck, Alfresco style, we have a registration table which is elegantly covered with a pleated white table cloth and flowers of your choice. The rails on the upper deck are decorated with stems of white roses to give a stylish and elegant scene as well as a red carpet laid across the deck to walk down. We can anchor in the most scenic bays in total peace and tranquility as you stand reading out your vows to the soft sound of waves from all around you.
We can pick up and drop your guests and bridal party at most wharfs in Sydney, please check with us on timing and preferred route. We can do a direct transfer or take our time to give you a luxury cruise of the Opera House and Harbour Bridge for an opportunity of the city’s best photographs.
This can be a package which includes all wait staff and soft drinks, juice, sparkling, wine, and beer. Alternatively you can can have drinks on consumption with additional cost of bar service.
We can accommodate up to 145 guests for canapés or 82 seated for buffet, please see our wedding brochure for menu selection. We are happy to tailor a menu for your preference our caterers are world class and very popular for their food. If you require something light for a transfer we can recommend some platters.
We have various recommendations on music from bands to Dj’s to fit your budget. Our Bose sound system onboard is suitable for iPods and Cd’s, our most popular music being lounge music, there is a dance floor inside on the lower main deck if needed. We also have a cordless microphone and TV, DVD player for your bride and grooms photo’s to be displayed if you wish.
Being onboard Coast alone is entertainment for your guests especially if they are from overseas its an exceptional experience to be on Sydney Harbour that will be remembered always, the harbour does not disappoint.
There are unlimited opportunities for photographs on the harbour, we can take you anywhere you wish to go and have a back drop of some of the most spectacular scenery. This is the reason Coast is so versatile, for the angles and lighting from day to twilight and evening you can have it all and if you wish to jump off for a walk on the beach or a favorite wharf you can arrange with your photographer. If you need any recommendations we have many.
Flowers and Decorations:
The flowers are arranged elegantly in glass vases at your preference we will work with you on colors and styles. The chairs are nautical and very comfortable with arms and white ribbons tied in bowes. All the tables have white linen and arranged casually or by name placements. If you would like additional decorations we can have delivered to our berth previous to your cruise, our most popular being balloons which are weighted with foils.
Cake and Gift Table:
Please ask for details on our Cakes, we specialise in Italian wedding cakes, if you would like to bring onboard your preferred cake prior to the cruise and have displayed elegantly we can have as a centre piece or simply discreetly on the side to cut throughout the event by our chef into individual pieces.
Gifts can also be displayed on a decorated table if required, please arrange for these to be collected when everyone disembarks.
Please ask for details if required, note that the celebrant needs to either board with your guests or prior to them and make arrangements to leave the vessel if not attending the reception after the ceremony, the most convenient would be by water taxi.
Come aboard the COAST, feel the breeze, and relax in the comfort of knowing your in the hands of seasoned professionals.