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Private charters for up to 6 passengers out of Belmont Harbor in beautiful Lincoln Park Chicago. Enjoy Lake Michigan cruising, city skyline views, and lounging at anchor aboard the SeaVibes, a 33' Sea Ray Sundancer 300 Sports Cruiser. Sit back and relax as our charters are piloted by a USCG licensed captain. The best way to see the Chicago skyline! Perfect for special events such as birthdays, engagements, bachelor/bachelorette parties, anniversaries, and vacations! Rates start at $275 per hour. Please read the listing below for details and charter options. Booking with us is easy! Both the Captain and Boat Fuel are included in our offers. No need to worry about extra charges or finding a captain! Rates: 2 hour charters: $700 3 hour charters: $900 4 hour charters: $1100 Weekend charters begin at 10-11 AM & 2:30-3:30 PM Rates above not include GetMyBoat's service fee or captain's gratuity Holidays and Air & Water Show are +$100 Dockside charter options are available at a discount Hours of Operation: Saturday & Sunday 10:00 am to 6:30 pm Fridays 1:00 pm to 8:30 pm Wednesday Evenings (Sunset/Navy Pier Fireworks) 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm Boating destinations include anchorages in Monroe harbor or Chicago breakwater north (Playpen), with optional city tour. We do not offer Chicago River cruises. We do not coordinate with other charter boats. 2-hour charters exclude city tour. Charter highlights: ● Captain and fuel cost included ● Small refrigerator on deck for beverages ● WavePad and inflatable water toys ● Play your own music with Bluetooth connectivity ● Rear seating converts to a large sunbed ● Extra large swim platform with swim ladder ● Bimini tops available for shade ● Boat has full restroom in cabin ● BYOB & snacks We are a drug free boat (including marijuana) in accordance with USCG Zero Tolerance Policies. The SeaVibes is US Coast Guard documented for coastwise trade, commercially licensed by the City of Chicago and State of Illinois, and our captains are US Coast Guard Licensed. US Coast Guard regulations limit us to 6 paying passengers. Safety is our first priority. When boating with us, we ask that you please treat the boat like it is your own. Please no red wine or staining foods, No self-tanner or bronzer, no smoking or vaping, no diving, no fishing, no pets. We do not coordinate with other charter boats. We do not tie up with other boats. Swimming between two boats is prohibited. No lifeguard is on duty, swimming is at your own risk. Charterer liable for damages to vessel. All Passengers will need to sign a manifest and waiver. If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.
John was super professional, extremely easy to communicate with, conscious of our safety and such a great vibe. He made our friend’s birthday so special and we cannot wait to book with him again. From the city tour to time in the playpen and everything in between, it was a perfect and awesome experience. Thank you so much, John!!
John was really helpful and communicative when we had to reschedule because of waves. His boat was exactly what our group was looking for. We were able to hang out and get a good view of the city during sunset. Highly recommend and would sail with him again.
Chartering with John was a great experience. The boat is perfect for a group of 5 for a fun summer weekend experience. Also, John is an amazing captain. He also has a great process for keeping the boat clean and safe for everyone while booking during COVID. Highly recommend booking!
I shopped around for the best captain and mate for a couple weeks and we sure found them. John and Ali made my daughters bday so special. They put up a birthday sign for her and didn’t even ask. The boat was spotless and they both are so personable and professional. I would give them 10 stars out of 5 if I could. My family will for sure be going out with them again. GREAT TIME
John was an excellent captain! John along with his co-captain Curtis drove the boat over to the playpen. My friends and I had a great time hanging out in the playpen and swimming around in Lake Michigan. The boat is just as described. I would highly recommend booking with John.
Captained Boat Charters on Lake Michigan
You’ll get directions to the departure location when you make a booking.
Full refund up to 5 days prior.
Cancellation Policy Customer can cancel up to 5 days in advance and receive 100% of the rental. Rental forfeited if canceled 4 days or less before charter. We will monitor weather conditions and determine go or no go 12 to 3 hours before charter. We reserve the right to cancel any trip due to the following conditions: Sustained winds over 20 mph Small craft advisory issued Waves over 3 feet Thunderstorms at the time of charter Heavy rain Fog with less than 1.5 miles visibility Mechanical breakdown Prior to boarding if any of these conditions are met we will reschedule the trip for another time that day or a different day, if this is not possible the customer will be offered a refund. After Boarding if for safety reasons the trip must be cut short, refunds will be prorated based on the amount of trips not completed at the time of cancellation with an exception. The Captain at their own discretion can terminate any cruise due to any passenger’s unlawful, unruly, dangerous, and unsafe behavior without any consideration of the trip remaining and no refunds will be granted. We assume no liability for cancellations due to the above conditions. We will sail in any temperature and light rain or mist so please dress accordingly. For major spills or stains requiring professional cleaning a $200 fee will be charged. Booking a charter indicates that the customer agrees with the terms and conditions listed above, boat rules, and listing information.