Napa Valley Wine Yacht

Motor Yacht
50 ft
12 Guests

About This Boat

Explore and enjoy a cruise down the Napa Valley River! Charter the Kiwi Cat Yacht for up to 12 guests. Rates as low as $125 per person/90 minutes (minimum 8 guests).


• 90 Minute Cruise: $125 per person
Includes lunch box, sodas, bottled water and reception wine. Min. 8 guests, Max of 12.

• 3 Hour Cruise: $175 per person
Includes lunch box, sodas, bottled water and reception wine. Min. 8 guests, Max of 12

• Transfer Cruise to/from San Francisco: $5,000 flat fee (4.5 Hours) One Way
Includes a meal and wine. Maximum of 12 guests.

Add a multi-course dinner, private tasting with the winery of your choice, chair massages, belly-dancer, live music for additional costs. If you can dream it, we can deliver with our award winning hospitality. 

 Pick up and return of guests is at 3333 Cuttings Wharf Road, Napa for the 90 minute cruise. The 3 hour cruise has a choice of the downtown 3rd Street dock or the Cuttings Wharf location. 

What You Can Expect:

Cruise the romantic and historic Napa River, as never seen before, aboard the “KIWI CAT”, a luxurious 50’ power catamaran built in New Zealand for shallow draft and stability. The Wine Yacht is designed for entertaining and hosting gala events and wine tastings in the romantic setting of wine country.

The Napa Valley Wine Yacht is available for special occasions, anniversaries, birthdays, dinners, lunches, corporate events, romantic getaways, wine club events and more. The Wine Yacht caters to groups up to twelve with a Captain and one crew member.

Types of River Cruises offered:

• 90 Minute Cruise
• 3 Hour Cruise
• Transfer Cruise to/from San Francisco 4.5 Hours One Way

All Napa Valley River cruise departure times vary upon daily tides.

What To Expect Onboard:

Kiwi Cat was designed and built in New Zealand by ESPN TV Network for the filming of the 2000 America’s Cup and later, used again in the 2003 America’s Cup for its extreme stability, maneuverability, safety and comfort.

Since 2005, the Dodsons have cruised Kiwi Cat to Alaska twice and spent 6 years cruising the Pacific Northwest with family and friends. Now, the Kiwi Cat is at home in the San Francisco Bay and Napa Valley.

The Kiwi Cat is a privately owned vessel. It has twin-diesel Yanmars (230 HP/4LH-STE fuel injected-turbo-charged) which sets this vessel apart from all others of equal length. Built and designed by one of New Zealand’s most prolific catamaran designer/engineers, Alan Wright and Angelo Lavronos of New Zealand. The hull was designed for 3’ to 5’ seas to provide efficiency and enhanced platform stability for the 1999 and 2003 New Zealand America’s Cup Series. This vessel carried the Gyro-cameras for the Louis Vuitton series and AC finals providing excellent efficiency, stability, speed, and decreased roll. The camera crew enjoyed entertaining in the spacious design layout with comfort for all aboard and is now being used for private cruises on the Napa River and occasional transfers to/from San Francisco to wine country.


  • Type: Motor Yacht
  • Capacity: 12 People
  • Make Model: 230 HP4LH-STE fuel injected-turbo-charged
  • Year: 1998
  • Rental Minimum: 1 hour
  • Length: 50 ft
  • Cancellation: Full Refund 7 Days Prior


  • Wheel steering
  • Fishing gear
  • BBQ
  • CD Player
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Head

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