Sunset Cruise, Half Day, or Full Day Charter

Chartering the Vanguard for a sunset, half day, or full day cruise is an amazing way to experience the natural beauty and serenity that we enjoy around Tampa Bay. The price for each of these chartering options includes our U.S. Coast Guard-certified captain, Wendy Clark, our bright first mate, Christian Foito, the fuel used on the cruise and any platters, snacks or beverages you might want. For an additional price, we are also happy to provide a personal bartender, catering, and other customizations to meet your needs.

Departure, arrival, and cruise duration times are flexible, as are the routes that you can take, but please see below for our pricing schedule. The U.S. Coast Guard Regulations limit our charters to twelve passengers per outing, so please create your guest list accordingly.

Sunset Cruise:
Price: $4,500
Time Range: 2 hours
ETD/ETA: 4pm-6:30pm

Half-Day Cruise:
Price: $6,500
Time Range: 4 hours
ETD/ETA: 12pm-5pm

Full Day Charter:
Price: $9,500
Time Range: 8 hours
ETD/ETA: 10am-6pm

Overnight Charters

Overnight Charters on the Vanguard give guests the opportunity to explore Florida’s West coast in style. With four bedrooms accommodating eight guests in total (See The Yacht for more details and photos), bring friends and family with you as visit any of the picturesque ports available to our yacht, from Sarasota to Boca Grande, Captiva, Naples, and even Key West and the Dry Tortugas.

The price for any overnight charter includes our U.S. Coast Guard-certified captain, Wendy Clark, our bright first mate, Christian Foito, the fuel used on the cruise and any platters, snacks or beverages you might want.

Departure, arrival, and cruise duration times are flexible, but please see below for our pricing schedule. In addition to our restriction of eight overnight guests, the U.S. Coast Guard Regulations limit our charters to twelve passengers per outing, so please create your guest list accordingly.

Price: $9,000/day + Marina Fees

At-Dock Event or Overnight Stay

Whether it’s happy hour, a holiday party, a birthday or just a weekend getaway, booking the Vanguard for an at-dock event grants you both a stunning venue on Harbor Island and a prime starting point to explore the offerings of bustling Downtown Tampa and Channelside.

Check-in/out times for overnight guests are flexible, but check-in is expected to be 3pm while checkout is 11AM. Event duration times are also flexible for at-dock events. The price for at-dock events and overnight guests includes any platters, snacks, and beverages you might want. For an additional price, we can also provide a personal bartender, catering, and other customizations to meet your needs.

Guests may come and go as they like, but the chartering guest must remain with the vessel overnight or inform our crew that they are leaving. The U.S. Coast Guard Regulations limit our yacht to twelve guests at any given time, so please manage your guest list accordingly. Please see below for our pricing schedule for at-dock events and overnight bookings.

Event:
Price: $3000
Time Range: 4 hours
ETA/ETD: 6pm-10pm

Overnight Stay:
Price: $1600/night, only available with a multi-day charter.
Check-in: 3pm
Checkout: 11am