Yacht Sailing in Mumbai From Gateway of India – The Ultimate Guide for Booking a Yacht in Mumbai

Sailing at Gateway of India, Mumbai (XS 26 Yacht)

Yacht Sailing in Mumbai

Looking for information on yachts sailing in Mumbai from Gateway of India? You have come to the right place. This detailed information guide has all the details you need to know before booking a yacht for an adventurous and pleasant sailing experience in Mumbai.

Leisurekart offers the best yachts for sailing experiences in Mumbai at Gateway of India. Whether you are looking to book a romantic sunset sailing date or a fun time together on a yacht with your group of friends, a birthday surprise on a yacht or a simple evening sailing experience, we’ve got a yacht for you. Yacht sailing in Mumbai is among the most popular things to do in Mumbai for those looking to spend some quality time with their loved ones.

Yacht Sailing in Mumbai at Gateway of India
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Top 10 Sailing Yachts in Mumbai

A variety of yachts are available for sailing tours at Gateway of India, Mumbai. Below is a list of the most frequently booked and popular ones you can consider. These yachts are ideal for couples, families and small groups.

Yacht Sailing in Mumbai at Gateway of India. Seabird Sailboat

Seabird Sailboat

Seabird sailboat is the most popular boat for sailing in Mumbai harbour. It has an open deck with comfortable seating space for upto 5 persons + 1 sailor. If you are looking for a value for money sailing experience, Seabird sailboat is an ideal option to consider.

₹ 3,000 to ₹ 4,000 per yacht

Yacht Sailing in Mumbai at Gateway of India. XS 63 Sailboat

XS 63 Sailboat

XS 63 sailboat is an advanced and upgraded version of the seabird sailboat. It is designed to enhance comfort while sailing and it also looks much better in terms of design. It can accommodate max. 6 persons + 1 sailor.

₹ 3,500 to ₹ 4,500 per yacht

Yacht Sailing in Mumbai at Gateway of India. Macgregor 26 Yacht

Macgregor 26 Yacht

Macgregor 26 yacht is the most preferred yacht for sailing cruises in Mumbai for couples. It is a spacious yacht with an open deck and a private cabin as well. The private cabin has seating space, a sofa and an emergency toilet. The yacht can accommodate maximum 6 persons + 1 sailor.

₹ 6,000 to ₹ 8,000 per yacht

Yacht Sailing in Mumbai at Gateway of India. XS 63 Sailboat (8 Seater)

XS 63 Sailboat - 8 Seater

The XS 63 (8 Seater) sailboat is an ideal option for groups looking for a value for money sailing experience at Gateway of India. It is an open deck sailboat with comfortable seating space for upto 8 persons + 1 sailor. It is the biggest boat in the sailboats category (as compared to Seabird and XS 63).

₹ 4,000 to ₹ 5,000 per yacht

Yacht Sailing in Mumbai at Gateway of India. Fareast 26 Yacht.

Fareast 26 Yacht

The Fareast 26 yacht is a sleek, stylish and spacious sailing yacht with an open deck and a private cabin. It can accommodate 8 persons + 1 sailor. It is an ideal option for couples and groups looking for a nicer looking and spacious yacht.

₹ 8,000 to ₹ 10,000 per yacht

Yacht Sailing in Mumbai at Gateway of India. XS 26 Yacht.

XS 26 Yacht

The XS 26 is a spacious yacht with a capacity to accommodate 8 persons + 1 sailor. It is ideal for couples and groups looking for a value for money sailing yacht with an open deck and a private cabin.

₹ 6,000 to ₹ 8,000 per yacht

Yacht Sailing in Mumbai at Gateway of India. XS 27 Yacht.

XS 27 Yacht

The XS 27 sail yacht is almost the same as XS 26 yacht with just a slight difference in the length of the yacht. It has a sleek and modern design and can accommodate 8 persons + 1 sailor. It has an open deck and a private cabin as well.

₹ 7,000 to ₹ 9,000 per yacht

Yacht Sailing in Mumbai at Gateway of India. Jeanneau 29 Yacht.

Jeanneau 29 Yacht

The Jeanneau 29 sail yacht is a french yacht featuring a large open deck with a generously spacious cabin. It can accommodate 10 persons + 1 sailor and is ideal for couples as well are groups looking for a comfortable leisure sailing experience in Mumbai.

₹ 12,000 to ₹ 13,000 per yacht

Yacht Sailing in Mumbai at Gateway of India. X 372 Sport Yacht.

X-372 Sport Yacht

The X 372 Sport yacht is ideal for groups of 8 to 10 persons looking for a spacious yacht for sailing in Mumbai harbour. It can accommodate max. 10 persons + 1 sailor.

₹ 14,000 to ₹ 15,000 per yacht

Yacht Sailing in Mumbai at Gateway of India. Jeanneau 45 Yacht.

Jeanneau 45 Yacht

The Jeanneau 45 is an elegant french luxury sailing yacht with a large open deck and 2 private cabins. It is ideal for groups of upto 15 persons looking for a good quality sailing experience from Gateway of India.

₹ 24,000 per yacht

Yachts Recommended for Couples​

Seabird sailboat, XS 63 sailboat, Macgregor 26 yacht and Fareast 26 yacht are ideal for couples. These boats and yachts are ideal for couples as they are spacious enough for 2 people for a comfortable sailing experience.

Seabird and XS 63 are open deck sailboats with comfortable seating space, while Macgregor 26 and Fareast 26 have an open deck as well as a private cabin.

Timings for Sailing in Mumbai

Below are the timings for boating at Gateway of India, Mumbai. Leisure boating is open from 07:00 am to 10:00 pm.

Morning
07:00 AM to 09:00 AM (most popular)
09:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Afternoon
02:00 PM to 04:00 PM

Evening
04:00 PM to 06:00 PM (most popular)
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM (most popular)

Night*
08:00 PM to 10:00 PM (*Available only on selected yachts)

Location and Address

Jetty No 5, Gateway of India, Taj Hotel

The venue for private yacht rides at Gateway of India is Jetty No. 5, which is located opposite the entrance of Taj Hotel in Colaba. Below is the address of the jetty.

Jetty No. 5,
Opposite Main Entrance of Taj Hotel,
Near Gateway of India,
Colaba,
Mumbai – 4000 01

Add-Ons and Special Arrangements

Balloon decoration = Rs. 300 (approx. 20 balloons)
Cake = Rs. 700 (It is a half kg chocolate truffle cake from Theobroma)
Flower bouquet = Rs. 500 (approx. 25 roses)

Sunset Sailing in Mumbai Harbour​

If you are looking to watch the sunset while sailing, you could book the evening time slots between 4 pm to 6 pm.

In winter (November to February), sunset happens early and hence 4 pm to 6 pm is an ideal time slot to catch the sunset. In summer (March to May), sunset happens post 4 pm and the ideal time slot is 6 pm to 8 pm.

Sunset Sailing on a Yacht at Gateway of India, Mumbai
Sunset Sailing on a Yacht at Gateway of India, Mumbai
Sunset Sailing on a Yacht at Gateway of India, Mumbai

Romantic Couple Date on a Yacht

Romantic Date - Yachts For Couples at Gateway of India, Mumbai
Romantic Date - Yachts For Couples at Gateway of India, Mumbai
Romantic Date - Yachts For Couples at Gateway of India, Mumbai

Go Sailing With Family​

Sailing at Gateway of India
Sailing at Gateway of India
Sailing at Gateway of India

Sail With Your Gang

Yacht Booking in Mumbai
Yacht Booking in Mumbai
Yacht Booking in Mumbai

Celebrate Anniversary on a Yacht

Yacht for Couples Anniversary in Mumbai
Yacht for Couples Anniversary in Mumbai

Celebrate Birthday on a Yacht

Birthday Yacht at Gateway of India, Mumbai
Birthday Yacht at Gateway of India, Mumbai

FAQs

Can we carry eatables on the yacht?

Yes. You can carry eatables with you. We recommend you to carry finger food / light snacks like chips sandwiches, biscuits etc. which you can comfortably munch while enjoying the sailing experience.

Can we carry a cake?

Yes. You can carry a cake with you and cut it while sailing.

Do you serve food on the yacht?

No. We do not serve or sell food or eatables on the yacht.

Where do I have to come on the day of sailing?

The sailing venue is opposite the entrance of Taj Hotel at Gateway of India. Below is the address.

Jetty No. 5,
Opposite Main Entrance of Taj Hotel,
Near Gateway of India,
Colaba,
Mumbai – 4000 01

The address, and all related details will also be sent to you via email and WhatsApp after you make a booking.

Is alcohol allowed?

No. Alcohol, wine, champagne etc. is not allowed.

Do you serve alcohol on the yacht?

No. We do not serve alcohol on the yacht.

Can I book on-the-spot?

On-the-spot booking and payment is not possible. Advance booking is mandatory.

How many days in advance should I book?

Morning and afternoon slots: Book at least 2 to 5 days prior.
Evening slots: Book at least 5 to 7 days prior.
Weekend slots: Book at least 7 to 10 days prior.

You can also make a booking on the same day or 1 day prior. It all depends on availability of the yacht you wish to book. If at the time you decide to book, the yacht is available, you can pay and book it.

What are the timings for sailing at Gateway of India?

Morning
07:00 AM to 09:00 AM (most popular)
09:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Afternoon
02:00 PM to 04:00 PM

Evening
04:00 PM to 06:00 PM (most popular)
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM (most popular)

Night*
08:00 PM to 10:00 PM (*Available only on selected yachts)

What is the sailing duration?

The total booking duration is 2 hours. In these 2 hours, the sailing duration is approx. 1 hour 30 minutes. So, 1 hour 30 minutes is the time you will spend on the booked yacht.

30 minutes are kept aside for travelling from the shore to the yacht and then after sailing, from the yacht back to the shore.

Can I book for 1 hour or less?

No. The minimum booking duration for sailing in Mumbai is 2 hours. The actual sailing time is approx. 1 hour 30 minutes.

This is the recommended time duration for a good sailing experience overall. Less than 1 hour 30 minutes feels incomplete and more than this feels a bit tiring.

Can I book for 3 or 4 hours?

On small sailboats and yachts, we usually do not recommend you to book for 3 or 4 hours as it may make you feel a little dizzy. 1 hour and 30 minutes of sailing time is just ideal for a good sailing experience. However, you can book for longer duration at an additional cost.

Will someone be there on the yacht to sail it?

Yes. There will be a trained and experienced sailor on the yacht to sail the yacht for you.

How far will we go into the sea?

You will sail approximately 1.2 km to 2.5 km out into the open sea. You will not be seen from the shore from Gateway of India.

Do we have to know swimming?

Knowing how to swim is not mandatory for sailing cruises in Mumbai. You will be given a lifejacket to wear.

What will we get to see while sailing?

You will get a beautiful view of the Gateway of India and Taj hotel as you begin. You will pass by the boats and yachts parked in the Mumbai harbour as you sail out into the open sea. The view of the shore from the sea is truly magnificent. You will get a view of the lighthouses (Sunk Rock light house, Dolphin light house, Prongs light house), structures built in the middle of the sea (Oyster Rock and Middle Ground) and if you are lucky, you may also spot dolphins!

What are the inclusions?
  • 1 hour 30 minutes private sailing with a qualified sailor
  • Motorboat ride from the shore to the yacht
  • Motorboat ride from the yacht to the shore
  • Mineral water
  • Life jackets to use on the boat
Are the prices on per person basis? or per yacht basis?
  • The prices mentioned above are on a per yacht basis. It is NOT the per person price.
  • For the mentioned price, the entire yacht is booked exclusively for your group.
  • It is a private booking. You will not be sharing the yacht with other groups / people.
Do you have any special arrangements for birthdays / anniversaries?

For birthdays / anniversaries, we can decorate the yacht with balloons, get a cake and flower bouquet. Prices for the same are given below.

Balloon decoration: Rs. 300
Cake (half kg eggless chocolate cake): Rs. 700
Flower bouquet (approx. 10 roses): Rs. 300
Flower bouquet (approx. 20 roses): Rs. 500

What time do I have to reach?

You have to reach the sailing venue (Jetty No. 5) just 15 minutes prior to your booking start time.

For example, if you book the 4:00 pm to 06:00 pm slot, your reporting time will be 03:45 pm

What if I reach late?

You will get to go sailing even if you reach late by some time. However, please note that the sailing time is not extended beyond your booking end time.

Is parking available?

We do not provide assistance with parking vehicles at the sailing venue.

There is a pay and park service in the lanes around Taj Hotel. You will have to find parking on your own and then walk to the sailing venue (Jetty No. 5).

What is the booking procedure?

Once your plan is finalised (decided which yacht you wish to book, date and time slot), you will have to make payment to confirm the booking.

Payment can be done via bank transfer (NEFT / IMPS), UPI, Google Pay, credit card, debit card and net banking. We will share our company bank details / online payment link with you via email or WhatsApp.

Once the payment reflects in our account, the booking confirmation and related details will be sent to you via email and WhatsApp.

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