New England Fishing Charters, Sailing and Yachting Cruises

Sail the ocean blue! Aboard New England’s cruise or charter ships, groups enjoy fishing, sightseeing, and boat-loads of seals and sea birds. Ahoy! Enjoy fine dining rooms on a sunset cruise, or take a family trip on a fishing charter and catch your own dinner. Get your sea legs aboard a historic windjammer, schooner or sailboat and discover hidden scenery along the coast; discover fall foliage on themed cruises, lighthouse-seeking party boats and whale watches.

One East Ferry Wharf Jamestown, RI, 02835 Phone: 401-423-9900

Immerse your guests in New England beauty on a chartered ferry ride

Your on-the-water party or business event will create long and pleasurable memories in your guests’ minds and photo collections when you take them on a chartered cruise on the Jamestown Newport Ferry. Few on-the-move gatherings – for a business meeting, company outing, wedding, reunions anniversary or birthday -- could outrank the beautiful sights your guests will enjoy as they motor from Jamestown to Newport. A classic lighthouse on an island, majestic bridges, wharves and steepled churches and plump islands are among the New England images the ferry routinely passes. Two vessels, the Jamestown, a 34-passenger boat, and and Katherine, a 46-passenger Down East style vessel, may be chartered. Both have full liquor licenses, and the ferry company can help arrange food service.

One Railroad Avenue Essex, CT, 06426 Phone: 860-767-0103 Toll-Free: 800-377-3987

An On-the-Water Setting for Your Special Event

Enjoy a cruise with breathtaking views from the decks of the Becky Thatcher riverboat. A classic triple-deck, Mississippi-style riverboat, the Becky Thatcher offers space for sightseeing, dining, dancing and mingling under the stars for up to 150 guests for a memorable party, rehearsal dinner, wedding, family reunion, or corporate event. Our onboard bar and in-house catering staff, has the culinary talent and attention to detail that create an event that is truly your own.

12 Steamboat Wharf Mystic, CT, 06355 Phone: 860-536-0416

Embark on a half-day sail or sunset cruise

May 1st through late October, choose a half-day or sunset cruise aboard ARGIA! Discover islands, lighthouses, and traditional windjammer sailing, right from down-town Mystic, Connecticut. ARGIA accommodates up to 49 guests, for public or private half-day or evening sails, down the historic Mystic River to Fishers' Island Sound. Sail in smooth and protected waters aboard this Coast Guard licensed vessel.

Relax as you sail by scenic coastlines, islands, and lighthouses, or help the crew hoist and trim the sails. Each cruise includes complimentary snacks and soft drinks. You may also bring your own beverage and food - coolers, ice, napkins, and cups are available.
  • Morning Sail: 9:30 - 11:30 am
  • Mid-day Sail: Noon - 2:30 pm
  • Afternoon Sail: 3:30 - 5:30 pm**
  • Sunset Sail: 6:00 - 8:00 pm**
** 1/2 hour earlier after Labor Day

10 Town Wharf Plymouth, MA, 02360 Phone: 508-746-2643

Deep sea fishing on Cape Cod Bay

Cape Cod Bay is well known for its excellent deep-sea fishing and Plymouth is the perfect place to start your deep-sea fishing adventure. During the fishing season, your catch possibilities include Codfish, Pollock, Haddock, Mackerel, Flounder, and even occasional Striped Bass and Bluefish.

Captain John Boats offer plenty of seating on deck. Our climate-controlled cabin is where you will find food and your favorite beverages. Full breakfast is available. Families are welcome!

Need some help? Never cleaned a fish before? We will help you clean it and bag it for the trip home! Rod and reel rentals are available. Bait is always FREE. Adding to the fun are seasonal and daily prizes.

Fast Ferry to Provincetown available Thursdays-Sundays from June 25 thru September, 2016.

Sailing from Ports in Rockland, Rockport and Camden, ME, 04843 Phone: 207-374-2993 Toll-Free: 800-807-9463

If you’re looking to explore where the big ships can’t go, a Maine windjammer can get you there.

Cast off on a three- to six-day sailing adventure aboard one of Maine’s nine legendary windjammers in the Maine Windjammer Association. Help sail the ship or just sit back and enjoy the every-changing scenery. Keep a lookout for seals, porpoises, lighthouses and lobster boats; explore pristine islands and quaint fishing villages. Enjoy great sailing by day and cozy anchorages every night. Delicious home-cooked meals and a lobster bake included. Sailing from Camden-Rockland from May through October. Visit www.sailmainecoast.com or call 800-807-WIND.

Multiple Centers & Dock Locations Providence, Newport, Westerly, RI and Fall River, MA Phone: 401-272-3540

Cruise, learn, and relax on Narragansett Bay

Save The Bay offers scenic charters, cruises and tours of beautiful Narragansett Bay on its two education vessels, each carrying up to 40 passengers. All are U.S. Coast Guard-certified and are available for corporate retreats, family reunions, and outings on the water. In the summer and fall, three different narrated Lighthouse Cruises offer half-day and full-day tours that visit Rhode Island’s historic lighthouse sites with breathtaking views of Pell Bridget, Gaspee Point, and historic Fort Adams, among others. Winter Seal Tours give visitors 360º views of visiting harbor seals – Rhode Island’s state marine mammal – in the natural habitat. Private charters are the perfect way to discover pristine Prudence Island and other beautiful spots inside the Bay, learn about water quality, catch plankton to observe on a projector, and help pull in a fish trawl during a science excursion – a perfect trip for anyone interested in the marine environment – no matter what their age.

Boat tours depart from Newport, Westerly, Providence RI and Fall River, MA.

Sailing from the Niantic Bay Marina Niantic, CT, 06357 Phone: 860-448-3662 Toll-Free: 800-382-2824

A boatload of fun for the experienced or first-time fisherman

Looking to plan an unusual get-together with family or friends? Why not book a charter aboard the Black Hawk Party Boat out of Niantic, Connecticut. It's the perfect day adventure whether you're an experienced fisherman, or trying it for the first time. Rods and reels are available for rent, and our crew will be glad to share their years of experience. If you're looking for a particular catch, our captain can guide your group to the best spots. And fishing isn't our only offering. We also know the best spots for sightseeing and animal watching, including sunset cruises and seal & dolphin watches - A great idea for children's birthday party! We require a minimum of 15 people for a day charter and 12 people for a night charter. For the safety of our passengers, the Black Hawk is inspected & certified annually by the U.S. Coast Guard.