Great news for the 2015/16 season! We are adding another 5 Hobie wave catamarans and another 4 Stand Up Paddle boards to our fleet. We will have around 45 catamarans available for hire and 20 of these will be the new Hobies. Due to demand we have also increased the number of stand up boards to 12. We can't wait to see everyone again soon. Here's to a fantastic summer!!
Funcats are delighted to announce that WA's Premier real estate company, Acton Real Estate, will continue to partner us as our sail sponsor for the next three seasons. We have ordered another 25 brand new sails for the start of the season and this would not have been possible without Acton's generous support. Our sail sponsor assists us to keep our pricing within the reach of the thousands of families who sail with us each year. Thanks Acton!
Our abrupt halt to the fine weather means the end of season 2013/14. An amazing summer which saw a 90 day period with no rain...how that has changed in the past couple of weeks! Thanks to everyone who came boating with us this season, we hope you enjoyed your day at Funcats. A special thanks to all our staff for their efforts in keeping people smiling and safe. Thanks also to Kim McKee from Kee Marketing for the wonderful job she did in assisting us to develop our new website. We look forward to seeing everyone again towards the end of September as we gear up for the start of the 2014/15 season!
Not long now until the close of the 2013/14 season. It has been an amazing summer but finally it looks as though winter is drawing closer. We have ceased trading 7 days but will continue to open on Wednesdays and weekends throughout May. Currently we are undertaking maintenance on all of the boats in readiness for next season. Thanks to everyone who sailed with us this year and thanks also to our staff who helped thousands of people enjoy a day's sailing on the beautiful Swan River.
Within the next couple of weeks we are going to start Friday Fun Races.
At 5pm every Friday we invite you to join us for a casual race on one of our Windrush 14 catamarans.
You don't need to be an expert sailor to come along... the emphasis is on FUN!
We will set out a simple course for you to race against other keen sailors. You can sail with one or two people on the catamaran. Staff will be on hand to help you set up your boat and give you some tips to help you fly around the course.
You're welcome to stay afterwards for a chat, a cold drink and to watch the city lights come on!
Contact us by phone or email to register your interest.
The 2013 season is officially opened and here's CHEERS to that!
During the winter we have tweaked all of our equipment, upgraded anything that was a little tired and we are now ready for a bumper season!
In addition to the Windrush 14 Catamarans we also now offer Single & Double Kayaks along with the ever popular Stand-up Paddle Boards. Come on down and check out what this new craze is all about!
Remember no experience is necessary, our experienced and passionate team will have you enjoying sailing or paddling on the Swan River before you know it.
Open from 10am to 5pm daily right through until the end of April, Funcats is a great place to enjoy the fun and excitement of sailing or paddling with friends and family on the stunning Swan River in Perth!
Singles and groups, both small and large, are welcome to come along and enjoy our fun boards and cats. If you would like us to organise something special for you or your group please just contact us, we are always keen to accommodate your request!
We look forward to a great season and seeing you soon at Funcats!
Funcats has unveiled its brand new website, which fuses a wealth of information with a vibrant design.
The new website at www.funcats.com.au offers comprehensive information on all of the water craft available for hire at Funcats along with all of the activities offered.
Funcats was established in 1976 to provide sail training for local schools it has now grown to be Perth's largest and best water craft hire business. You can now hire up to 40 Windrush catamarans, single & double Kayaks plus the fun Stand-up Paddle Boards. With stunning views of Perth city, Funcats is a great summer activity for people of all ages and groups of any size.
It is not uncommon to have the entire fleet of 40 catamarans sailing on the Swan River in front of the city from 10am-5pm throughout Summer. In the evenings Corporate and social sailing and racing is Funcat's specialty.
Funcats owner Andrew Partington said the new website was created to provide better information on our hiring options along with a Frequently Asked Questions page to assist with the most common enquiries we receive.
“Our success is driven by a fantastic team who are passionate about water sports and are committed to exceeding clients’ expectations" Andrew said.
Funcats can easily be found at Coode Street Jetty, Coode St in South Perth, Western Australia.
Further information on Funcats and its extensive range of watercraft and activities offered can be found by calling 0408 926 003 or emailing us.
We are pleased to announce that Funcats now has a facebook page.
Click here to visit and like our page. Funcats facebook page.
By liking our page you can rest assured you’ll be the first to hear any breaking news, great deals, events and more!
The violent storms in Perth on the weekend caused a bit of grief for the Funcats team.
A few of our catamarans were flung up onto the grass, with one ending up pushed against our shed.
We are pleased to report no major damage was caused and we will be ready to start the season in a weeks time. From the start of the school holidays we will be back to operating 7 days a week.
Come on down and say hello and hire one of our Windrush catamarans, single & double Kayaks or try your hand at the new Stand-up Paddle Board craze!