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Private Charters

Climb aboard one of our elegantly appointed vessels for a tour of the beautiful Boothbay Harbor Region. We have two boats: a 30-foot lobster yacht built right here on Southport that accommodates 6 guests, and a beautiful 55-foot wooden schooner that also can accommodate 6 guests.

Our captain is licensed by the US Coast Guard for carrying passengers. 

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Bring a picnic and eat aboard, travel by water to a seaside restaurant, or just enjoy some snacks and beverages on board!  Seeing the Boothbay Region from the sea is a unique perspective that you will not soon forget!  So many great excursions to share with your family or your guests!  During your charter we provide soft drinks and some snacks at no additional charge. We cannot serve alcoholic drinks, but you are welcome to bring your own: we always have cups and ice!! The typical charter is 2 hours, which is the minimum. However, it is not uncommon to stay out longer!

Charters

Charter Rates

Avelinda

The rate for a private charter on Avelinda is $150/hour, with a two hour minimum.

Schooner Valora 

The rate for a private charter on Valora is a $400 minimum for a 2.5 to 3 hour excursion.

$150/hour for any additional time you'd like to add on to your trip!

Fleet

Avelinda

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Avelinda is a great Southport 30 powerboat built right here in the Boothbay Harbor Region in 1996. 

The boat is rugged and seaworthy in any weather condition. She is also fast. She is well-appointed with comfortable seating for up to 6 guests. There is a toilet (head) on board!

Schooner Valora

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VALORA was designed and built in 2018 by local master boatbuilder David Stimson. Her design is based on the amazing traditional sharpie designs of Commodore Ralph Munroe.  Her sail-carrying power relies on an 800-lb centerboard and 10,000 lbs of inside ballast. She is fast and stable.

She has a great reputation as a amazing charter platform from her time operating out of Martha's Vineyard. In May of 2023 we purchased this great boat and sailed from Martha’s Vineyard to our homeport of Boothbay Harbor, Maine. 


Valora can seat up to 6 passengers comfortably and has a head onboard.

The Fleet

Destinations
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Your Charter:

 A day cruise in the protected waters or Boothbay Harbor or an expedition to Eastern Egg Rock to photograph Puffins. a tour of local lighthouses with a stop at a seaside Ice Cream stand! Keep you eyes open for seals and porpoises which we see often. Keep your eyes open for the seabirds and eagles that are always flying around. Join us on a unique Maine adventure with personal attention from our licensed Captain.

Some ideas for the design of your charter:

  • A leisurely tour around the inner and outer harbors inspecting hundreds of beautiful seaside homes and several historic Maine lighthouses.

  • A trip through Townsend Gut to Sheepscot Bay and the scenic waters to the west of Boothbay Harbor, including Barters Island, Ovens Mouth, and Seguin Island.

  • Spend a day running up the Kennebec river to sightsee and swim in warm river water!

  • A Run out to Eastern Egg island to view Puffins (in season). 

  • If you tell us what you are looking for we will design an excursion to please you!

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