State of The Art is a 65-foot motor yacht available as a luxury boat hire option on Sydney Harbour. Suitable for up to 45 guests for a cocktail style boat hire event or 20 guests for a more formal boat hire setting, State of The Art is exactly that and will leave a lasting impression on you. She is one of the few vessels on Sydney Harbour that is fully air conditioned providing you and your boat hire guests with a comfortable option regardless of the weather.
An expansive rear wooden deck provides your boat hire cruise with the perfect setting to enjoy Sydney Harbour's breathtaking views. Step inside and you will notice a recently refurbished interior with a contempory design and fine finishes. Your boat hire on State of the Art will be accentuated by luxury and comfort.
There are also multiple catering options for your boat hire on State of the Art. You can decide to bring your own food and alcohol or choose one of the catering menus available for your boat hire. Being fully licenced also opens up numerous beverage options for your boat hire.
As with most vessels of this calibre, high heeled stilettos are not permitted on board and it is advisable to wear soft soled shoes to protect the wooden detail of this luxurious boat hire option.
Boat hire rates include skipper and crew
Low Season Non BYO Charters (Feb - Oct) $800 per hour For a 4 hour charter $3200 A Minimum 3 hour charter $2400
Low Season BYO Charters (Feb - Oct) $950 per hour For a 4 hour charter $3800 Minimum 3 hour charter $2850
High Season Non BYO Charters (Nov - Jan) $1000 per hour For a 4 hour charter $4000 Minimum 3 hour charter $3000
High Season BYO Charters (Nov - Jan) $1150 per hour For a 4 hour charter $4600 Minimum 3 hour charter $3450
Staffing Fees $260 per wait staff for a 4 hour charter 1x wait staff included in vessel hire
Wait staff requirements: 1–15pax – 1x wait staff included in vessel hire rate 16–31pax – 2x wait staff required 32–45pax – 3x wait staff required
* Please note – menu spend must be equal to or greater than $1150.00 or a chef charge of $280.00 will apply
Wharf fees apply for use of CBD wharves. This is charged by NSW Maritime and passed on to you.
Public holidays and special days will in incur a surcharge. Contact us for a quote.
5 star catering is provided by the Piquant Kitchen.
Please have a look at the menus below.
BYO can be arranged on request however a surcharge per person applies.
If less than $1,150 is spent on catering a chef charge will apply to cover the on board chef.
State of The Art Beverage Packages
State of the Art Beverage Packages
Silver Beverage Package $15 per person per hour Cascade Premium Light Premium Local Lager Hope Estate Sav Blanc Hope Estate Cab Merlot Tower Estate Moscato
Gold Beverage Package $20 per person per hour Cascade Premium Light Premium Local Lager Premium Local Gluten Free Pilsner Cape Mentelle Sav Blanc Hope Estate Chardonnay Cape Mentelle Shiraz Hope Estate Cab Merlot Chandon NV Brut Sparkling
Platinum Beverage Package $25 per person per hour Cascade Premium Light Local Premium Lager Local Premium Gluten Free Pilsner Cloudy Bay Sav Blanc Cloudy Bay Chardonnay Tower Estate Shiraz Tower Estate Pinot Noir Moet NV Champagne
Buffet Menu 1 $75 per person Includes fresh baked bread rolls and cream butter Please select 3 items from the sea - cold and/or from the garden, 2 items from the sea – hot and/or from the paddock and 1 dessert item
Buffet Menu 2 $95 per person Includes fresh baked bread rolls and cream butter Please select 3 items from the sea - cold and/or from the garden, 3 items from the sea – hot and/or from the paddock and 2 dessert items
Buffet Menu 3 $115 per person Includes fresh baked bread rolls and cream butter Please select 3 items from the sea - cold and/or from the garden, 3 items from the sea – hot and/or from the paddock, 1 premium item and 2 dessert items
Buffet Menu Selections From the sea served cold Smoked salmon w/ red onion, capers, cream cheese, gherkins on crusty bread (s) Marinated baby squid salad (s) Oysters w/ assorted dressings (2 oysters per person) (s) King prawns w/ lemon wedges (3 prawns per person) (s) (gf)
From the sea served hot Baked Tasmanian salmon w/ celeriac, fetta and dill (s) (gf) Roasted south coast blue eye trevalla w/ grape and pine nut salsa (s) (gf) Pan seared snapper w/ pine nut pesto (s) Moreton bay bug w/ roasted garlic and chive aioli (s)
From the garden Caesar salad Garden salad (v) (vgn) (gf) Caprese salad w/ extra virgin olive oil (v) (gf) Chat potato salad w seeded mustard mayonnaise and spring onions (v) (gf) Roasted seasonal vegetables w/ garlic and rosemary (v) (gf) (vgn) Broccolini and snow peas w/ orange, chilli and toasted hazelnut dressing (v) (vgn) (gf) Roast vegetable and fresh herb quinoa salad w/ lemon tzatziki (v) Watermelon and fetta salad w/ mint and reduced balsamic (v) (gf) Asparagus w/ shaved parmesan and baked prosciutto (v) (gf)
From the paddock Sage marinated chicken thigh (gf) Roasted crispy skin duck breast (gf) Portuguese style chicken breast (gf) Pasture fed pork fillet w/ grilled apple chutney (gf)
Premium Western Australian crayfish tails w/ herb butter (s) (pr) Riverina lamb back-strap w/ tzatziki (gf) (pr) Braised New South Wales central tablelands lamb fillet (gf) (pr) Whole Riverina, grass fed beef fillet with field mushroom jus (gf) (pr)
Dessert Assorted macaroons (v) Chocolate brownie (v) Milk chocolate tart w/ crème chantilly (v) Fresh pineapple, rockmelon and strawberry brochettes (gf) (v) (vgn) Mini Pavlova w/ fresh berries and crème chantilly (v) Cinnamon apple crumble spoons (v) Lemon meringue tarts (v) Chocolate dipped mini gelato cones (v)
State of The Art Canape Menu
State of the Art Canapé Menus (s) Seafood | (gf) Gluten Free | (v) Vegetarian | (vgn) Vegan | (pr) Premium Item Menu spend must be equal to or greater than $1150 A chef charge of $280 will apply if under spend
Canapé Menu 1 $65 per person Suitable for a 3 hour event Please select 6 standard items, 2 premium items and 1 substantial item
Canapé Menu 2 $75 per person Suitable for a 4 hour event Please select 6 standard items, 2 premium items, 1 substantial item and 2 dessert items
Canapé Menu 3 $85 per person Suitable for a 4 hour event Please select 6 standard items, 3 premium items, 1 substantial item and 2 dessert items
Canapé Menu Selections
Standard Selection From The Sea Freshly shucked market best oysters, ponzu dressing, crisp shallots (s) Popcorn prawns, japanese mayonnaise, coriander, sesame (s) (gf) Peeled market best prawn, chilli & coriander dressing (s) Steamed school prawn gow gee, coriander reduction (s) Steamed pork and prawn dim sim, sweet chilli & lime dressing (s)
From The Paddock Double smoked ham, cheese & parsley quiche, shaved parmesan Roasted pork belly, crackling, cinnamon apple jam (gf) Grilled chorizo & feta pizzetta, cress Grilled chorizo, caramelised onion, saffron mayonnaise on sourdough crisp Panko crumbed chicken strips, fresh herb aioli
From The Garden Caramelised onion, torched goats cheese, micro cress tartlet (v) Saffron & mozzarella arancini, chive aioli (v) Cherry tomato & goats cheese quiche (v) Vegetarian spring rolls, sweet soy dipping sauce, sliced shallots (v) Watermelon & feta skewers, aged balsamic (v) Roast mushroom quiche, rosemary salt (v) Premium Selection From The Sea Salt & pepper calamari, aioli, lime (s) Moreton bay bug, apple cream, savoury wafer cone (s) Seared yellow fin tuna, sesame, wasabi mayonnaise (s) Prosciutto wrapped prawns, citrus aioli (s) (gf) Sashimi yellowtail kingfish, lime, avruga, gold leaf (s) Seared scallops, grape & pinenut salsa (s)
From The Paddock Peking duck pancakes, sliced cucumber, spring onion Rosemary lamb skewers, sumac yoghurt (gf) Satay chicken skewers (gf) 4 hour slow roasted pork sliders, chipotle mayonnaise
Substantial Selection From The Sea Beer battered flathead, shoestring fries, lemon tartare sauce (s) King prawns, tomato, avocado, red onion salsa (s) Roasted salmon, shaved fennel, citrus, dill vinaigrette (s) (gf)
From The Paddock Marinated grain fed beef, glass noodles, sliced vegetables (gf) Slow roasted NSW pork, slaw, roast apple sauce (gf) Grilled chicken, cos lettuce, glazed bacon, anchovy dressing
From The Garden Honey baked pumpkin risotto, sage butter (v) (gf)
Additional Items Add an additional standard canapé for $6.50 per person Add an additional premium canapé for $9.50 per person Add an additional substantial canapé for $11 per person Add an additional dessert canapé $5 per person
State Of The Art Formal Plated Menu
State of the Art Formal Plated Menu (s) Seafood | (gf) Gluten free | (v) Vegetarian | (vgn) Vegan Menu spend must be equal to or greater than $1150 A chef charge of $280 will apply if under spend
Entrée $28 per person Alternate serve (choose max two items) Baked forest mushroom tartlet with truffle oil (v) Grilled koo wee rup asparagus with ricotta, white peach, walnuts and truffle oil (v) (gf) Sashimi plate with wasabi and soy ($2 surcharge) (s) (gf) Seared Tasmanian scallops with pumpkin puree, toasted walnuts, apple and cress (s) (gf) King prawn and avocado salad with tomato, mango and eschallot salsa (s) (gf) Poached Balmain bug, avocado, peach and chilli salad with citrus vinaigrette (s) (gf) Steamed, wild petuna blue eye trevalla, chervil oil, fennel, grape and pine nut salsa (s) (gf) Pan-roasted spatchcock on Moroccan style couscous, glazed cherry tomato and cucumber raita Butterflied hunter valley grain fed quail on wild rice salad with rocket, broccolini and pomegranate (gf)
Main $53 per person
Alternate serve (choose max two items) Honey baked pumpkin and wild mushroom risotto with sage butter (v) (gf) Pan roasted salmon fillet with cucumber and mint salsa on wild rice (s) (gf) Pan-fried jewfish on sautéed kipfler potatoes, shaved garlic squid, roasted fennel and lemon beurre blanc (s) (gf) Spice marinated chicken breast with herbed couscous, snow peas and citrus dressing Roasted duck breast on potato gallette, with wilted bitter greens, asparagus and hazelnut vinaigrette (gf) Grilled, riverina fillet of beef on parisian mash, green beans, roasted cherry tomato and rosemary jus (gf) Roasted pork cutlet on sweet potato puree with spiced apple relish and dutch carrots (gf) Linguini with slow braised lamb, ratatouille and parmesan
Dessert $27 per person Alternate serve (choose max two items) Baked individual milk chocolate tart with raspberry coulis and vanilla anglaise (v)| Bailey’s crème brulee with macerated strawberries and pistachio praline (v) (gf) Deconstructed Pavlova with coulis, fruit and macerated berries (v) (gf) Stringy bark honey tart with caramelised fig and lemon cream (v) Rich chocolate cake with crème chantilly and berries (v) Selection of Australian cheeses, lavosh, fig log and strawberries (v) Red wine poached pears with vanilla ice-cream
Sides $13 per bowl (1 bowl serves 4)
Shoestring fries with sea salt (v) Mixed leaf salad with balsamic dressing (gf) (v) (vgn) Parisian mashed potato (gf) (v) Warm broccolini with nut brown butter and almonds (v) (gf) Roasted Dutch carrots with raisins and Persian fetta
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