Day 1: Arrive at Waikawa marina or you might have been picked up from the ferry terminal in Picton by the Compass Charters crew. Finalise all details at the Compass Charters Base and board your vessel. All provisions have been put onboard if you opted for Compass to provision your charter vessel. One of the Compass Crew will show you over the yacht or launch you are chartering and also tell you all about the cruising area, things to do and safety equipment. Or you could have a skipper to guide you through the waterways. If there is enough time before the sun will set, cruise out of the marina to a Compass mooring nearby and retire for the night.Day 2: Cruise or sail towards the outer Sounds, while enjoying the scenery. Check up on the seals at Ruakaka. Throw a line over the side to hook up a cod or two, or just sit back and relax. Visit the bird sanctuary Motuara Island. Awalk to the summit is rewarded with amazing views and numerous birds will keep you company on your hike. Check up on the history while following in the foot steps of Captain Cook and explore Ships Cove. Find one of the charter moorings for the Day 3: Another day of what you feel like doing: Cover some miles, explore the numerous bays, maybe some hiking, fishing, visit Islands and Coves, endulge yourself in one of your hobbies, have lunch on the beach, the options are unlimited. Pull up at Furneaux lodge for the night to enjoy a meal ashore before retiring to your vessel.Day 4: As the tight muscles in the neck are finally back to normal it is time to slowly make your way back to Waikawa Marina. Compass Charters Crew will meet you at the Warf and make sure you will be safely on your way again, home or a destination elsewhere.