IQ is a 45 ft (13.72 m) high performance sailing catamaran built by Voyage Yachts in 2010 with a purposeful design that is both stylish and safe. The catamaran is designed for those who are looking for a luxurious sailing experience on the water. The moment you step on board, you will be greeted by a large open teak deck that is perfect for lounging and enjoying the beautiful views of the surrounding area. The deck is equipped with comfortable cushioned seating area with roof covering and side screens, which provide a perfect place to relax and unwind while sailing. Additionally, there are also sunny spacious trampoline areas in the foredeck, which are perfect for sunbathing and taking in the sights and sounds of the water.
Designed as both a live aboard cruising yacht with 2 x 39 Hp Yanmar engines, as well as the ultimate sailing catamaran for day sail excursions. This luxury catamaran is perfect for any occasion from tying the knot with your special person, to yacht parties and corporate functions. The catamaran is equipped with all the necessary facilities to make your sailing experience as enjoyable as possible. The interior of the catamaran is designed with comfort and luxury in mind. It features a spacious salon, fully equipped galley, and comfortable cabins.
IQ catamaran has a maximum capacity of 33 guests and is docked at the iconic V&A Waterfront, berthed right outside the Victoria and Alfred Hotel on the North Wharf adjacent to the adjacent La Parada Restaurant. This provides a perfect opportunity to extend your sailing experience and take in the sights and sounds of the city. Whether you're looking for a romantic getaway or a fun-filled adventure with friends and family, IQ catamaran offers the perfect sailing experience on the water. With its luxurious design, state-of-the-art facilities, and unparalleled service, this catamaran is sure to provide you with an unforgettable sailing experience.
An onboard cash or card bar is available for your convenience.
If you prefer to bring your own drinks, a corkage fee will be charged. The fee is R2,000 for 2 hours, and R1,000 per hour thereafter, if you choose not to use the onboard bar.
Wine and sparkling wine corkage fee is R50 per bottle, while hard liquor is R100 per bottle, if they are not on the beverage list. Please note that ciders, beers or soft drinks are not permitted. It is important that you bring your own containers and ice to keep your drinks chilled.
Please note that menu options must be arranged prior to the charter and are available for your convenience.
Gas BBQ/Braai facilities are available at an additional usage fee of R500. If you would like a designated Braaimaster, a fee of R500 will apply. However, please keep in mind that the crew cannot braai.
You are welcome to bring your own food and snacks. Please note that cutlery, crockery, and plates are not included, so kindly bring your own.
Please note that a 10% service charge will be added to the cost of food and drinks.
Onboard sound system with USB, Bluetooth or AUX connection (supply on AUX cable) is available, should you wish to bring your own music.
If require additional base & volume for your event a JBL Bluetooth speaker is available for hire at a R500 fee.
We have numerous DJs on our supplier list and are happy to facilitate that for you. Cape Town based Singer/Entertainer details available on request.
You are welcome to supply your own DJ, however they will need to bring their own equipment and speakers. Use of the generator @ R500 (as there is no power out at sea).
Our IQ Catamaran offers a range of amenities for your comfort and enjoyment, including a cash/card bar, gas braai facilities, two heads (toilets), a galley (kitchen), trampoline area with a roof covering, an onboard sound system, padded seating, teak decking, blankets, two swim ladders, hand-held showers, water toys, free Wi-Fi, and two double cabins. Please note that the use of cabins is only permitted for overnight stays and not for daytime charters.
Our most popular route for cruising on the IQ Catamaran begins at Granger Bay and takes you past the iconic lighthouse and Sea Point before heading up to Clifton Beach, offering breath-taking views of Table Mountain and the Twelve Apostles Mountain range throughout the journey. However, depending on weather and sea conditions, the skipper may decide to explore other areas in Table Bay and its surroundings. The final route will be at the discretion of the skipper.
Please note that the duration and course of your cruise aboard the IQ Catamaran may be affected by weather conditions and will be determined at the discretion of the skipper. Rest assured that the safety of you and your guests will always be our top priority.
Looking for some extra excitement on your private charter aboard the IQ Catamaran? Consider adding some of our water sports activities such as jet skis, a 3-man Super Tube (couch) and inflatable SUP boards & paddle.
Amenities, Entertainment & Recreation
For your relaxation and entertainment 4 Hour - IQ Catamaran has the following facilities, for more details please speak to your yacht charter broker.
'4 Hour - IQ Catamaran' Charter Rates & Destinations
Sept 2023 – Aug 2024 Rates
Summer & Winter season
Off Peak Rates
R10,000 p/hour min 2hrs
Approx R20,000 (2 hr charter rate)
Peak Rates (1 Nov - 31 March)
R13,000 p/hour min 2 hrs
Approx R26,000 (2 hr charter rate)
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