Get away for a day or weekend! Charter 44' Catalina Sailboat!

9 reviews
11 bookings
$1200/1 night
2 nights minimum

Sail around the Herring Bay and surrounding area onboard this beautiful sailboat! Charter this 44' Catalina sailing yacht for up to 6 people. Rates as low as $590 per day. Rates: • Weekend/Holiday Full Day: $800  *** Weekday Special $490 (Monday through Thursday)*** What You Can Expect: This Catalina 445 is a very spacious and comfortable sail boat.  Perfect for four people but can squeeze six. Easy galley, two heads two spacious cabins for $800 per weekend day in North Beach, Maryland.  This vessel has all of the latest safety equipment and the USCG Captain is a certified US Sailing Coach, certified by US Safesport and he has the highest training for off-shore sail racing including the Volvo Ocean Race. Available for day trips and overnights. Day trips are amazing especially at sunset. But weened trips are better with a typical cruise including a 19 mile sail to Annapolis for one night, 20-mile sail to St Michael for the next night, and a sail back to her slip the next. We only do day or overnight charters. Three Day and Two Nights for a weekend for $2700.  Three Day and Two Nights (Weekday $2400) Your Captain is a Professional Sailor – with over thirty years of racing and over 30,000 miles of offshore racing experience and another 60,000 cruising. Recently he co-authored an article that discusses the issue of “Sending in a Second” that discusses the possibility of creating a methodology for assisting a person in the water by sending in a second crew member.  He is certified as a United Nations Field Security Coordinating Officer, UN Paramedic, USCG Captain, and US Sailing Coach. These accomplishments followed service in the United States Army, 25th Infantry Division (Light) Headquarters in the Plans and Operations Cell (G-3) in Hawaii.  This is important as the Captain and the vessel meet all offshore racing safety requirements that go beyond the minimum standards.  We are docked at Herrington Harbor South Marina. Day rates start at six hours. 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.

Captain is included.
A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
6 guests


Professional Sailor - with over thirty years of sailing and over 30,000 miles of offshore racing experience. Throughout my career I have developed safety and training protocols on vessels ranging from Panama Super Max Freighters to my favorite vessels ranging from 130 luxury sailboats, Volvo, Clipper to 40-foot racer cruisers and Swans. Utilizing my lifelong experience as a yacht racer I am training teams to prepare and compete in numerous inshore, offshore and ocean races. Recent Racing 2020 - Annapolis NOODS - 1st Place - J 35 2020 – The Hook Race – Navigator, Tactics, Watch Capt. CC 41 2020 - Heineken Regatta, Coaching, Navigator, Tactics, Volvo 65 - Sailing Poland (MAPFRE) 2019 – Down the Bay Race, Annapolis to Hampton – Velocity Racing, Catalina 445 2019 – 12 Meter World Championships175th NYYC Regatta, American Eagle, Spinnaker Trimmer 2019 – RORC 600 – Coaching, Incident Response 2019 – Heineken Regatta, 12 M, Stars and Stripes – 1st place Runners Tactics 2019 – Ft. Lauderdale – Key West, Watch Capt. – Coaching 2018 – Annapolis – Bermuda, Captain, Navigator, Velocity Racing 2018 – IC 37 – Development Program Coach, NYYC

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9 reviews

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  1. DD

    We had an awesome time on Captain John's sailboat. He was the perfect host - safe, engaging, experienced, informative, and fun. We could not have asked for a more perfect afternoon on such a beautiful sailboat. We will definitely be back to sail again! Highly recommend. P.S. Also lots of laughs :)

  2. FT

    John was exceptional he made our first experience memorable and wonderful and paid attention to the little details!! we celebrated our 20th anniversary here and he made it extra special . we will definitely be back for more celebration!!!

  3. DC

    John was an amazing host and Captain. Velocity is a beautiful vessel and we had a perfect day of sailing. I give him my highest recommendation.

  4. CK

    We had a perfect, perfect day with John and his amazing boat! John is quite the accomplished sailor - we were bowled over - and we just had a total blast. Thank you so much! So glad we decided to do this!

  5. AB

    Everything was exceptionally done. Captain Jack was professional, communicative, and fun. All of my guests loved the experience and had a great day on the Bay. We will sail with him again.

Features & Details

  • Wi-Fi
  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bluetooth
  • Climate Control
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Cabin
  • Toilet
  • Wheel steering
  • Bimini
  • Bow Thrusters
  • Autopilot
  • Chart Plotter
  • Dinghy
  • Dodger
  • Single Engine
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Generator
  • Berth
  • Head

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Full refund up to 6 days prior.

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