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Miami Sailing Charters on 46' Captain Sir!

Cruising Monohull
2006
46 ft
6 Guests

About This Boat

Enjoy Miami by boat. Charter a 46' Island Packet 440 for up to 6 people. Rates as low as $650 for a half day.

Rates:

  • Half Day - $650
  • Full Day - $900
  • Weekend - $1995 Per Couple
  • Full Week - $850 Per Day For Up To 6 Guests

 

Go sailing in Miami aboard the newest and most luxurious charter sailboat – CAPTAIN SIR! The best part of a vacation to the Fort Lauderdale and Miami area is sailing and sightseeing on the spectacular and protected waters of Biscayne Bay – noted for being one of the finest sailing areas in the United States. Renting a sailboat for a half or full day will provide you with a chance to get off the beach and onto our warm clear water for a unique perspective of the Miami and Key Biscayne area’s beautiful shoreline. Our guests say we exceed their expectations.

Flexible to fit your needs

You decide your departure time – we work around your schedule. Consider a half day, full day, overnight sailing charter, romantic full moon charter, weekend getaway to the Florida Keys, or even weeklong charter rentals to the Bahamas. Romantic wedding engagements are our specialty – whether a special occasion, or an everyday adventure, we will help you create wonderfully memorable experiences aboard CAPTAIN SIR! Click to get more suggested itineraries for sailing around Miami and the Keys. Incidentally Miami was recently voted the #3 most beautiful skyline in the U.S.. Make sure to catch a romantic sunset sail and see the city light up after dark!

Visiting with a group or for business?

A relaxing day charter is the perfect way to recharge after a hectic day at a convention or meeting in Miami. Pamper your colleagues and clients onboard with our popular gourmet catering services. Impress your guests without breaking your budget! Renting a sailboat in Miami is less expensive than you think. For large groups, we have multiple sailboats available to accommodate your rental needs. We even plan team building sailing regattas for companies who want to provide their employees with the ultimate sailing experience!

Sail in luxurious style aboard the most elegant charter sailboat in Miami, staffed by a gracious crew. Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere, generous amenities and timeless pleasure. Entrust the details of your itinerary and gourmet meals to your experienced captain and crew, whose past guest list from a decade of chartering boasts people from around the globe. Unparalleled privacy and personal service are delivered at affordable prices.

Far from the typical mass market mega cruise ship vacations and as close to your dream vacation as could possibly be designed.

An Island Packet 46-foot cutter rigged sloop with an abundance of custom features will help make your afternoon, evening or week aboard, most comfortable. Her spacious cockpit is eight feet long, protected by a Bimini top, dodger and removable connector between the two. Roller furling main, staysail and genoa jibs plus all self-tailing winches make for easy sail handling. All lines are led to the cockpit for safety. The electric windless on deck makes for "no sweat" anchoring. The new step down, sugar scoop stern with a generously sized water-level platform is both fun and functional.

The feeling of bright, open spaciousness is conveyed immediately upon entering the cabin. Fresh air and natural light are generously provided with 17 opening ports and 8 hatches – all with screens. Fans are thoughtfully placed over each bunk and in the galley for additional comfort. The forward stateroom spans the entire beam of the yacht and features an unusually large head/shower area; the aft stateroom is equally inviting with cedar lined closets and direct access to the aft head and shower. The main salon features full-length settees with the starboard one converting to a double berth. The salon upholstery is all premium ultra leather for a soft luxurious feel. Both heads feature vacu-flush (no pumping) with separate shower stalls.

Luxury features abound including air conditioning, inverter, flat screen TV/DVD, Sirius Satellite Radio, iPod, generator, microwave, autopilot, hot/cold shower on the stern and anchor windless.

Yacht Specifications:

  • Builder: Island Packet
  • Length: 45’9"
  • Beam: 14’4"
  • Draft: 5’
  • Fuel Capacity: 160 gallons
  • Water Capacity: 260 gallons

 

Equipment:

  • Engine: 75 HP Yanmar
  • Diesel Generator
  • Solar panels (3)
  • Inverter
  • Wind, speed, depth instruments
  • Autopilot, Air-conditioning, Link 2000 energy monitor, GPS

 

Galley:

  • Refrigerator & Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Double stainless steel sink
  • 3 burner stove with oven

 

On Deck:

  • Bimini top
  • Dodger with connector
  • Freshwater hot & cold shower on stern platform
  • Electric anchor windless

 

Amenities:

  • Air Conditioned (at dock and at anchor)
  • Cockpit table
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • 6 pack CD changer
  • iPod and iPod adapter
  • Bose iPod/iPhone docking station
  • Sirius XM Satellite Radio
  • Cockpit speakers
  • Bose speakers in cabin and on deck
  • 14 opening ports
  • 8 opening hatches
  • Oscillating fans throughout
  • Flat screen TV and DVD player
  • 10 foot dinghy with 8 HP outboard
  • Custom cockpit cushions
  • Propane BBQ

 

Communications:

  • Handheld portable VHF

 

Safety Equipment:

  • Life jackets, Lifesling, strobe flares, first aid kit, fire extinguishers

 

Suggested Itineraries:

  • Eco-Tours of Biscayne Bay / Gourmet Dinner Cruise / Four Hours
  • Downtown Miami, Dodge Island, Northern Biscayne Bay / Four Hours
  • Upper Keys, Islands and Lighthouses / Eight hours
  • Weekend Getaway / Depart Friday evening, return Sunday evening
  • Extended Trips

 

Contact us for:

  • Photo Shoots
  • Themed Parties
  • Weddings
  • Corporate Outings
  • Groups larger than 6

 

Provisioning

Captain Sir! provisioning is available whether for a half day or a week long cruise. After discussing your group’s preferences in detail, we custom tailor menus to suit you. With Captain Sir! provisioning, comes the assurance that all your food will be the finest quality available — we serve only premium meats and fresh fish, the finest produce and prepare our own sauces and desserts. Being native to Miami we know where to purchase those premium items that you want on your charter. Over 95% of our guests entrust Captain Sir! to provision and prepare their meals onboard. The sea air enhances the appetite and dining alfresco under the stars is a delightful and long remembered experience.

***Contact us to get more information about Sample Menu Items

What to wear for a four-hour sail:

Captain Sir! is very casual and most guests step aboard in shorts and soft-soled shoes. Going barefoot is encouraged. Bring your bathing suit and clothing that will provide ample sun protection. In “winter” (November-March) a light jacket or sweater is recommended. Overall, the weather is the best indicator for what to wear – most importantly – dress comfortably!

What to wear/pack for an extended trip:

The key is not to over pack. All your linens and towels are provided. If planning for the Bahamas, bring a pair of shoes for beach walking, like Tevas – parts of the Bahamas have rocky shorelines. Nothing in the Bahamas or The Florida Keys requires jackets, ties, formal wear or heels. Going ashore is a casual, easy, enjoyable experience everywhere!

Aboard Captain Sir! there is no captain’s night where dress up is required. Whatever you feel comfortable in, that’s proper attire!

Entertainment: While Captain Sir! does not promise napkin folding or table tennis on deck, make sure you ask the captain to entertain you with his exceptional magic and card tricks. He is also a first-class sailing instructor with a lot of patience with adults as well as children.

Books and magazines are aboard, however, if you are a reader, bring something that you have been wanting to read – it’s a great opportunity to kick back, listen to the lapping of the waves and get lost in a good book.

If you have a favorite CD, DVDs or an iPod bring it along. Or, connect to your music using our Bluetooth. Captain Sir! also has an extensive collection of everything from Jimmy Buffet to SOCA to classical to popular to jazz to easy listening, as well as Sirius XM Satellite radio with nearly 200 stations including news, sports and talk.

Also feel free to bring your snorkel gear, fishing pole (a fishing license is required) or ask about other items if you are unsure about bringing them.

What about the sun and sunscreen?

The sun in the tropics is certainly stronger than most other places in the United States. Be cautious with the sun and bring sunscreen lotion, NOT OIL! Oil is difficult to remove from the decks and cushions and creates a slippery surface. Highly recommended is a long sleeve shirt to snorkel in to protect your back and arms. Better yet, is a nylon dive shirt. These not only keep you warm if the water is cool, but also provide great sun protection. Dive shops sell them to be worn under a wet suit for rash protection. Also, highly recommended is a hat to provide facial shade – a visor works pretty well. Just make sure if you bring a hat it’s not one with a wide brim that will blow off easily in windy conditions – one with a chin strap is ideal.

Details

  • Type: Cruising Monohull
  • Capacity: 6 People
  • Make Model: Island Packet 440
  • Year: 2006
  • Rental Minimum: 4 hours
  • Length: 46 ft

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Reviews

Miami Sailing Charters on 46' Captain Sir!
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Highly recommend this boat tour! Russell and his wife were both wonderful and knowledgeable. We had an amazing time sailing around Miami and seeing different views. Be sure to get some food on the boat because the food is Amazing! Thanks again guys!

May 2017

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