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Our Covid-19 Safety Plan

by Rosman Cruises | July 17, 2020

Noakes Group trading as Rosman Cruises is a registered COVID safe business. We are committed to keeping our community safe with our COVID-19 Safety Plan.

NIRIN HAIVETA | "We are our Ancestors"

by Biennale of Sydney | June 10, 2020

For the Biennale of Sydney 2020, BE., in collaboration with Noakes Group, marks a sailing vessel to reactivate the memory of women’s tattoo practice outlawed through colonisation. In this video, Haiveta sails back into Sydney wearing the marks of Pasifka women.

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'Living Art': New Life for Heritage Ferry

by Sydney Morning Herald | March 5, 2020

It's been seven years since Sydney ferry 'Radar' plied the waters of Sydney Harbour and for all that time she has sat in dry dock at her birthplace in McMahons Point. Almost 20,000 man-hours have gone into the $2 million refit by Noakes Group, and in March the heritage ferry was re-launched, having undergone a stunning transformation for the upcoming Biennale of Sydney.


Restoring Sydney’s working harbour heritage

by Rosman Cruises | September 4, 2019

A true icon of Sydney Harbour and the “mother” of the Rosman Cruises fleet, Radar is being meticulously restored under the skilled care of the Noakes Group team. Built of Australian hardwood and originally launched in 1947, this classic will soon return to lead the Rosman Cruises fleet of vintage ferries.

The Lady Gets a Makeover

by David Salter | July 15, 2019

The historic vessel Radar is currently undergoing a complete restoration to be returned to her former glory as the figurehead of the Rosman Cruises fleet.

Guaranteeing the best seat in the house for over a century

by Rosman Cruises | July 3, 2019

Iconic to Sydney Harbour, the Rosman Cruises fleet of vintage ferries are renowned for providing unrivalled viewing for Sydney’s greatest on-water events. For decades, spectators have flocked aboard to cheer on the historical 18 Foot Skiffs, watch the thrills and spills of the modern Australian 18 footers League, experience the nail-biting start of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, and this year, the start of the Noakes Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race.

Nanni Diesel powering famous Sydney ferry fleet

by Mainsheet Media | May 21, 2019
The Rosman ferries are a familiar sight on Sydney Harbour. Since the early 1900s the fleet, in their distinctive red and yellow livery, have carried passengers from Circular Quay and along routes on the Parramatta and Lane Cove rivers. The ferries were originally based in Mosman Bay before moving to Berry's Bay in 1987. In 2008 Sean Langman's Noakes Group purchased the fleet and they are now taken care of by the skilled team at the Noakes shipyard and have Nanni Diesel engines installed.

Be a Part of Vivid Sydney

by Rosman Cruises | March 14, 2019

There’s no better way to be part of the unforgettable Vivid Sydney experience than with Rosman Cruises

Lessons Afloat makes learning fun

by Rosman Cruises | October 23, 2018

Lessons Afloat is a program offered by Rosman Cruises, targeted at school aged children (Kindergarten to Year 12) and incorporates NSW Department of Education outcomes whilst enjoying Sydney Harbour surrounds. Last week a school from the Mcarthur Region enjoyed an excursion exploring the waterways and for many of the students, it was their first time on Sydney Harbour - Read full article

Rosman goes Hollywood

by Rosman Cruises | October 2, 2018

ROSMAN CRUISES, the most distinctive charter vessels on Sydney Harbour, have recently taken starring roles in two prestige film and television productions - hit Channel Ten reality show The Bachelor, and Australian cinema feature Ladies in Black.

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