State of the Art


Dance Area Yes
Air-conditioned Yes
Stereo System Yes
Overnight Accom. No
Projector / Screen Can Be Arranged
Area of Cruising on Sydney Harbour
Suitable for 2 to 45 guests

Product Description

Those who love glamour and cannot settle for anything less extraordinary would love taking a Sydney harbour Cruise aboard State of the Art.


Suitable for 2 to 45 guests, State of the art is undoubtedly Sydney’s most glamorous and uniquely flexible corporate vessel. It proves to be the best hospitality venue for gala events and big shows.


This 65ft luxury motor launch combines first class service, fine dining and audio-visual presentation facilities to enthral the guests. Add to that one of the world’s most spectacular harbour views and State of the Art clearly becomes a number one choice when it comes to enjoying a truly unique cruising experience.

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Apart from being a luxurious and sophisticated venue for your corporate event, State of the Art also provides you with a great opportunity to experience the delights of the Sydney Harbour. And if that is not enough, the friendly and courteous crew with precisely tailor the experience to meet your specific requirements and objectives.


One of the chief attractions of State of the Art is its flexibility. The main deck can be structured to host a wide variety of events – from product launches to corporate parties and from important meetings to a cruising tour. The saloon seats 20 guests in restaurant style at separate tables. Alternatively, guests can also be seated in a boardroom style with 14 guests per table.


This vessel is air conditioned so that your guests never break a sweat. It also features a large dance area that can be fully utilized for entertainment during corporate parties. There are modern equipment on board including TV/VCR and high quality sound system. Projector/screen can also be arranged when you are in the mood for some business.


The furniture can all be stowed away with minimum fuss to create more space and accommodate your guests more comfortably, especially at a cocktail party. All these facilities are appointed to ensure that you and your guests have a great time!


Enjoy Your Sydney Harbour Cruise on board State of the Art

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Menus and Rates

Suitable for: up to 45 guests
Vessel Hire:
Feb to Oct inclusive: Minimum 3 hour cruise ($720 per hour + Catering or $850 per hour Full BYO (food and Bev))
Nov to Jan inclusive: Minimum 3 hour cruise ($950 per hour (Inc Staff) + Catering or $1150 per hour (Inc Staff) Full BYO (food and Bev))

Staffing Requirements:
Up to 15 guests – 1 staff included
16 – 31 guests – additional 1 staff required – $260
32 – 45 guests – additional 2 staff required – $260 p/staff

Menu Options: From $49 per person*
Beverage Packages: From $60 per person*
Guest Capacity: maximum 45 guests
Guest Capacity: Refer menu illustration
Chef charge: Refer menu illustration

Deposit requirements:
50% of the vessel hire is required to secure this vessel.
Cocktail menus from $49.00 per person    

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Boy’s Canapé Menu
Canapé Menu: $49.00 per person

Freshly shucked Coffin Bay oysters with sweet soy and shallot dressing (S)
satay marinated chicken skewers with chervil
pork and prawn dim sim with sweet soy butter dressing (2 person) (S)
panko crusted chicken strips with aioli (2 person)
pulled pork sliders with apple chutney
peaking duck pancakes with sliced cucumber and spring onion
spring lamb pies with tomato sauce
Substantial Canapé Menu
Beer battered flathead with shoestring fries, lemon and tartare sauce (S)

Dessert Menu
mini chocolate dipped gelato cones (V)


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Buffet menus from $119.50 per person      

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Asian Buffet Menu – $119.50 per person

Peeled whole cooked king prawns

South coast Sydney rock oysters

Pork and prawn dim sim with sweet soy butter dressing

Wombok salad with crispy fried noodles and peanuts

Bok choy with garlic, honey and soy

Whole baked baby snapper with chilli, garlic, spring onion and coriander

Marinated lemon chicken cutlets on the bone with spring onions

Chinese char siew pork with broccoli, rice noodles and Asian vegetables

Steamed rice

Fried rice

Soy sauce, sliced chilli, lemon, assorted dressings

Sliced fresh seasonal fruits


Seafood Buffet Menu

(S) Seafood | (GF) Gluten Free | (V) Vegetarian | (VGN) Vegan

Buffet Menu – $135.80 per person

Includes a selection of bread rolls and butter

Assorted dressings and sauces, lemon wedges, fresh chilli


Salad of broccolini and snow peas with orange, chilli and toasted hazel nut dressing (V) (VGN) (GF)

Garden salad with mesclun, avocado, cherry tomato, corn and marjoram (V) (VGN) (GF)


Peeled market fresh king prawns

Freshly shucked pacific oysters

Freshly shucked Sydney rock oysters (location market dependent)

South coast lobster with chive butter

Grilled marinated octopus

Seared Tasmanian scallops

Pan roasted salmon fillet

Poached Balmain bugs


Chocolate brownie fingers (V)

Pineapple, rockmelon and strawberry brochettes (GF)


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AL a carte menus from $84 per person     

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Formal Plated Menu

(S) Seafood | (GF) Gluten Free | (V) Vegetarian | (VGN) Vegan



Alternate serve (choose 2 entrees) $25.20 per person
Poached Balmain bug, avocado, peach and chilli salad with citrus vinaigrette (S) (GF)

Pan-roasted spatchcock on Moroccan style couscous, glazed cherry tomato and cucumber raita

Sashimi plate with wasabi and soy ($2 surcharge) (S) (GF)

Butterflied Hunter Valley grain fed quail on wild rice salad with rocket, broccolini and pomegranate (GF)

Steamed, wild caught, Petuna blue eye trevalla, chervil oil, fennel, grape and pine nut salsa (S) (GF)

Baked forest mushroom tartlet with truffle oil (V)

King prawn and avocado salad with tomato, mango and eschallot salsa (S) (GF)

Grilled Koo Wee Rup, Victorian asparagus with ricotta, white peach, walnuts and

truffle oil (V) (GF)

Seared Tasmanian scallops with pumpkin puree, toasted walnuts, apple and cress (S) (GF)


Main Menu

Alternate serve – choose 2 main courses $47.60 per person
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)

Pan-fried Jewfish on sautéed kipfler potatoes, shaved garlic squid, roasted fennel and lemon beurre blanc (S) (GF)

Roasted duck breast on potato gallette, with wilted bitter greens, asparagus and hazelnut vinaigrette (GF)

Handmade pappardelle with slow braised lamb, ratatouille and parmesan

Spice marinated chicken breast with herbed couscous, snow peas and citrus dressing

Pan roasted salmon fillet with cucumber and mint salsa on wild rice (S) (GF)

Honey baked pumpkin and wild mushroom risotto with sage butter (V) 


Side Menu ($11.20 per bowl – 1 bowl per 4 people)

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)

Dessert Menu (Single choice $23.80 per person)

Alternate serve (choose 2 desserts) $26.60 per person

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)


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Option 1
Captains Package $15.00 per person, per hour
Cascade Premium Light , Boag’s Premium Lager , Cape Mentelle Sav Blanc , Polin & Polin Shiraz
Option 2
Admirals Package $20.00 per person, per hour
Cascade Premium Light , Boag’s Premium Lager , Pirathon Shiraz, Pepik Pinot , Shaw & Smith Sav Blanc, Cold Stream Chardonnay, Chandon NV Brut Sparkling
Option 3
Owners Package $25.00 per person, per hour
Cascade Premium Light , Boag’s Premium Lager , Peroni NA , Leeuwin Est. Sav Blanc , Petaluma Reisling, Darymple Pinot , Grant Burge Filsell , Moet & Chandon Champagne


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