Enjoy the breathtaking views of Gloucester Point, Virginia by boat! Charter this 32 feet Sweetwater Tuscany Pontoon for up to 12 people. Rate as low as $125 per hour (minimum of 3 hours). Rates include A cooler with bottled water and ice is on board for your drinks, along with the full amenities of an appointed interior salon. Rate: • 3 hours Semi-private (Couples): $150 • 3 hours Family (6 people): $250 • 3 hours Groups (6 people): $350 • Full day: $700 What You Can Expect: Our most popular sailboat charter lets you exhale and relax as you feel the wind in your hair. Grab the wheel to become a member of the crew. Or sit back and enjoy the tranquility of nature’s silence, where the only sound is lapping waves. Take in the thrill of moving with the wind without a care in the world. Take a sailing vacation, navigating the York River across 200 years of history that links Yorktown with us and beyond to the Chesapeake Bay. This cruise is a unique vacation adventure for all and a must do when visiting us, Yorktown or the Greater Hampton Roads area. What To Expect Onboard: Our 32-foot modern Hunter complete with in-mast furling and oversized sails for maximum speed. Sophisticated controls reduce the size of the sails to minimize learning and ensure everyone’s comfort. A giant colorful spinnaker is raised for light downwind running. Yanmar 18 horsepower diesel powers the boat in creeks. With our many charter sailing options, we have the right tour whether you're visiting our area from out of town and in search of a unique vacation adventure, an employer wanting the perfect corporate retreat or a local looking for a fun family chartered sailboat trip. 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.
Recovering journalist runs a 32-foot charter sailboat on the York River, off Yorktown. Cruises run three hours and depart at 11 am and 2:30 pm daily. Guests get to run the helm, hang out on the bow, and otherwise enjoy a unique experience.
Captain Bill is professional an experienced, the boat was clean in good condition. We had an enjoyable time. Brought our own food and drinks took in the sun and relaxed.
Capt. Bill was amazing. He took great care of our family and everyone got a chance to work on the boat. Capt. Bill is very knowledgeable about the history of the area and sailing. Thanks
A great first time sailing experience for all involved. All three of us got to contribute to the operating of his sailboat. He gave us a great introduction to the art of sailing.
My family of 5 had a wonderful day sailing with Bill to celebrate my husband's 40th birthday. Bill was very knowledgeable and excellent at explaining things to my children, even letting them each take the helm. We felt very at ease and safe our entire trip. I am already recommending him to friends.
Bill captains a great sail, highly recommended!
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FAQ Is There A Bathroom? Yes, a working head plus hot and cold water. There’s privacy to change into bathing suits. What Should I Wear? Bring a sweater and jacket in the fall. Are Life Jackets Provided? Yes, certified US Coast Guard PFDs are provided. What About Children? Kids 12 and under have to wear life jackets regardless. Can We Take More People? No, six maximum. Coast Guard regulations preclude any more, including children. Can We Bring Beer And Wine? Oh sure. Bottled water is provided too. What If It Rains? We’ll try to reschedule your sailboat charter. Sometimes an afternoon shower interrupts a sail, but only briefly. If the trip is washed out, you won't be charged. What About Thunderstorms? They usually pop up in late afternoon, so an 11 a.m. departure is best. Do You Have Shade From The Sun? Yes, a bimini awning covers the back quarter of the cockpit. What About Getting Seasick? It's highly unlikely, since the waves on an inland river are much gentler than those found on the Chesapeake Bay or Atlantic Ocean. For those in doubt, take Dramamine the night before to get it fully into your system. We also have motion sickness wristbands and ginger gum on board.