Welcome to the William C Daldy

About us

With more than 35 years experience cruising Auckland Harbour, highly knowledgeable, experienced staff and an unrivalled quest for service you can trust, charter the W C Daldy. We will make your function a memorable success. We are Auckland’s most stable, fun and affordable charter boat for our size.

The William C Daldy is a twin screw, coal-fired steam tug, built at Renfrew on the Clyde in Scotland for the Auckland Harbour Board in 1935. After an 82 day delivery voyage to New Zealand, she entered service in February 1936, handling shipping in the port of Auckland


Need help planning your event?

Our friendly crew will always go the extra mile ensuring a memorable and successful event.

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Music, DJ's, or a Live band?

Whether it be finger food, a fully catered meal or you choose to cater for yourselves using the onboard facilities provided, our Purser and galley staff will be on hand to ensure everything runs seamlessly on the day.

Food & Drink

WC Daldy Sound System – Complimentary, Excellent for medium sized crowds. A separate PA System is available for public address announcements. Bring your own Ipod / Phone etc with your favourite tunes and plug in.


Special thanks to all our sponsors!