Off the Map is your elite charter provider. It is a family owned business, run by passionate and professional boating enthusiasts. We are Graham Wilson, Lauren Jones and our daughter Nadene Dorling. Graham has been boating since he was 8 years old and has unlimited knowledge and experience in power and sailing boats. He has been a sailing school operator since 2000 and is a master mariner and yachtsman. Nadene has been boating all of her life and is a former NS14 national champion. She has competed in sailing state, national and world championships. Lauren brings management, marketing and business expertise to the enterprise, along with a a new found love of boating, and great catering skills.
With a lifelong love of the water, we identified a need in the marketplace for charter boating in the magnificent Pittwater area. The next and obvious step was to create a business offering clientele the perfect chance to escape the real world and explore one of Australia’s finest waterways. We want everyone who comes aboard our magnificent boat to have the best possible experience, and a day to remember. R U 4 Reel is our pride and joy, a state-of-the-art, purpose built 38 foot 60th anniversary Steber Sports Fisher powered by twin Yanmar turbo diesel engines. With a cruising speed of 23 knots, she has fantastic sea keeping and is in commercial survey. The boat is fitted with the highest quality safety equipment, including Icom transceivers, AIS, radar, life raft and PFDs to guarantee your utmost safety at all times. If fishing is your passion, we have the latest Penn International game reels and rods to enhance your game fishing experience. Off The Map promotes tag and release fishing. R U 4 Reel is fitted with outriggers, and a downrigger, SidescanSonars, and the latest navigational chart plotters.
Onboard comfort features include a deck accessible toilet, fridges, lounge seating in the spacious cabin and a large outdoor deck area. With an intimate knowledge of every nook and cranny in the Pittwater area, our aim is to make sure that as many people as possible experience the beauty and spectacular nature of the area. Off the Map runs a variety of charter services including adventure tourism, whale watching, fishing, research and cruising .We operate across the Pittwater area, Hawkesbury River, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, Brisbane Waters, Broken Bay and the Tasman Sea off the Northern Beaches of Sydney.
All this adds up to a comfort and safety package, that is more than capable of cruising, exploring, whale watching and fishing in complete luxury. We offer our clientele a luxury boat and provide expertise in boating. This ensures that everyone on board enjoys a magnificent boating experience in pristine waters, with the knowledge and confidence that they are being catered for by experienced professionals.