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Book one of our three (3) 40' Cruiser Yacht for an amazing time on Lake Michigan. Rates as low as $375 non-holiday Monday-Thursdays. 2-hour minimum bookings. Board our massive 40' luxury yacht, clean and well-established. Captain's list provided after booking for your selection and hiring. Cancellations: Very Flexible Rates: • $375/HR+ Passengers: Up to 12 people on one vessel (13 including Captain) Inquire about our three (3) vessels / rentals...Increase your group size by renting more than one yacht which are all the same Make and Model. We provide a list of experienced USCG Captains and seamless process for selection and hire. EXAMPLES OF CRUISE EXPERIENCES: Fireworks (Wednesdays and Saturdays)". Cruise N' Anchor - Cruise out to the Play Pen or Monroe Harbor, drop anchor and enjoy. "Float Away" - Cruise the lake front enjoying the scenery and the company you keep. Personally Designed Custom Cruises. Ask about our: Concierge Services & Peak Event Pricing. The River-Walk" - Cruise the Chicago River Walk area - (Additional Fees will apply / Requires approval) CELEBRATIONS: Whatever Your Desire (Within reason)! • Personal: Birthday, Bridal Parties, Engagements, Bat/Bar Mitzvahs, Family Reunion, Graduations, etc. • Corporate: Teambuilding Customer Outing Employee Engagement or just have an intimate relaxed time with significant others or close friends. Whatever you seek - our yachts will serve your needs. Our "Quality, Care, Health & Safety protocols" are second to none! YACHT AMENITIES: Stereo, Coolers, Generator, USCG Safety Equipment, Life Jackets, Ice Maker, 2 refrigerators, 2 freezers, 3 sinks, bathroom, luxury finishes, swim platform and ladder, Bimini top (sun protection), bow (front of boat) pads, ample seating, spacious cabin (inside space feels like a living room), handheld marine radio, VHF radio. Speak with Captain about bringing your own inflatables to ensure they're appropriate for Lake Michigan waters. *SAFETY IS OUR #1 PRIORITY! CLEANING: Yachts are thoroughly cleaned and wiped down with disinfectant before each chartering experience. Additionally, we have invested in a professional sanitizing system. Tough to find another owner that takes cleaning to the level we do. NO AUTOMATIC CLEANNING FEE...YET Cleaning Fee ONLY APPLIED for Client's lack of clean-up, lack of taking (or Captain) taking their trash, and/or Bio-Hazard clean-up is required) after your Experience. Note: "Tying Up" or "Rafting" ONLY ALLOWED between our Yachts. Some of the cleanest & largest 40ft luxury yachts on the lake!!! If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you book. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.
Captain J is awesome! He is very responsive and answered any and all questions I had prior to the trip. His boat is great and very well maintained. It is also very spacious. We had a party of 11 and we felt like we had plenty of room on the boat. We will definitely be returning in the future!
Had a great time on Captain J's boat. He was very responsive and sent captain recommendations. We booked Captain Dale who was a great host, easy to communicate with. Boat fit 12 of us comfortably and we had a great night.
Boat was amazing and clean, and Captain J was great to work with — highly recommended!
Bring your beverages, snacks, sun block, towel sun glasses and wonderful group, and prepare to experience Chicago in a way most people never will! Envision yourself taking in the warmth of the sun, enjoying your refreshments and choice of music on a luxury yacht at the famous Chicago Play Pen. Cruise away from the crowds and hustle of the city and Venture out onto Lake Michigan - taking in it's beauty and appreciating Chicago's skyline from an amazing vantage point. Consider a weekday cruise, or any evening of blissful joy cruising the night-time skyline enjoying the glistening views as you await Chicago's dazzling Navy Pier fireworks show on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Whatever your desire, our yachts are perfect for the occasion. Book and board our privately owned luxury vessel and know you will have an experience of a lifetime!
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Discuss Chicago River cruising with staff at time of booking. If approved additional fees may apply to enter the river and to dock on river for any period of time. Docking requires advanced reservations and will not be possible on the day of actual charter experience. Wait for your entire party to arrive before proceeding onto dock and to boat. Do not gather on the dock or in front of the dock gate while waiting. Step to side by tables. Must wear mask on the down the dock. Boating is an amazing experience - As long as everyone understands and respects the rules and inherent risks of being on the water…Please: Follow Captain’s guidance and expectations. Provide undivided attention as we depart and return to the Dock or anchoring. Do not stand on the swim platform while underway. Keep body weight low when on the bow (front) of boat. Wear life preserver or keep close while underway. Required in water or on float. Stay beyond boat for best visibility when swimming. Keep account of persons in the water. Don’t drink and swim. Rules/Conduct: Appropriate behavior expected. No smoking or pets (of any kind) allowed. All Weapons strictly PROHIBITED. Ages 12 or younger must wear a flotation device at all times. Over-drinking and intoxication prohibited. No red wine or drinks that stains. Yachting experiences end on time, regardless of your party’s initial arrival & departure time. Refundable Deposit required. Will be applied to any damage, unnecessary cleaning, etc. Please Read Toilet instructions on the bathroom wall. Ask for Waste Management kit if needed. No large hard side coolers permitted only smaller soft-sided coolers. We also have coolers.*Passenger Waiver Required (will be provided by Captain) *If any guest acts in a manner contrary to the expectations of the Captain, USCG regulations or general safety of others, the remainder of the trip will be canceled without a right to refund, and local/marine authorities may be summoned in extreme cases. Cancellation Policy: ONE OF THE BEST ON THE WATER! 100% rental deposit refund for Cancellations confirmed no less than 4 days before scheduled experience. A rental deposit will be forfeited for cancellations occurring within 3 days or less of scheduled experience. 4 days out 100% refund; Cancel 3 days or less 100% forfeited. If for some reason we are unable to Cruise on your date due to weather, etc., we will work to reschedule your Experience for another date and time. We reserve the right, on very rare occasions, to cancel an experience due to the following conditions and/or for other health, safety or unforeseen matters: Weather Related Hazards and Advisories: Including but not limited to High winds; Small craft advisories; Waves over 3 feet; Thunderstorms or threat there of; Any Inclement weather/rain; Fog, etc. ATYE's Captain will assess matters at hand and determine a "go or no go experience" as late as one (1) hour before scheduled experience departure. Feel free to remain in contact with the captain, nonetheless we will be in touch with you. Civil unrest, rioting or war nearby Mechanical breakdown Harbor is closed or access is restricted Local, State or Federal orders Any other health and safety matter, etc. We will work with clients to reschedule their experience for a different time the same or different day in the event of a need to cancel. Customers may be offered refund if not.If an "on the water" experience must be cut short due to matters directly related to the operation of the vessel, we will work with clients to determine the best resolution or prorate refunds based on the balance of time remaining on the scheduled experience. The company and its agents accepts no liability for cancellations due to any of the above, uncontrollable or unanticipated matters. $250+ ONLY IF REQUIRED Excessive Cleaning (Includes Water/Motion Sickness Cleaning) Fee may apply. Waiver: Passenger Waiver Required for 6 passengers and Charterer Agreement for 7+ people