yacht charters wilmington nc

A Yachting Experience 

Unlike anything else in the Carolinas.

yacht charters wilmington nc

Charters, Cruises, Overnight Stays & Amazing Memories

We deliver exceptional experiences you'll never forget, with private Yacht Charters sailing from Wilmington, NC.

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Charters & Cruises

Whether it's a sunset cruise down the Cape Fear River or a multi-day trip exploring the Outer Banks & Beyond, we have the yacht and experience to fit any desire and any budget.

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Overnight Stays at the Dock or on Anchor

Whether you want to be tied to the dock in downtown Wilmington, NC, close to the bars and local attractions, or on anchor in a cove that only the locals know about, join us and stay as long as you'd like. With all of the comforts of home, our beautiful 72 foot yacht is the perfect place to spend your evening.

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WHY CAROLINA YACHT CHARTERS

Memories, Comfort & One Gorgeous Yacht

As the premier Yacht Charter in the Wilmington, NC, we know that nobody truly offers what we do. Our beautiful Mangusta 72 features three staterooms, three bathrooms, a full kitchen, a living room, and an entertainment area that will have your guests in awe. Able to sleep 8 and carry up to 12, bring the family and some friends - we have the room!

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Our Yacht In Numbers

Up to 13 

WEIGHT in POUNDS

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An Experience You'll Never Forget  

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Guest Limits

Port City Marina

10 Harnett Dr

Wilmington, NC

Slip Location: Northern most slip on the river, towards Live Oak Pavilion

13 Guests for Charters

7 Guests for Overnight Stays

25 Guests for Dock Parties & Events

Frequently Asked Questions

What options do you offer?

We offer 2, 4, 6 and 8 hour cruises/charters as well as local overnight charters, destination overnight charters, and overnight stays at our dock which is conveniently located in walking distance to the bars and restaurants downtown. 

Where can I view pricing?

Most of our prices can be found by clicking this link , with the exception of our overnight bookings. We offer overnight bookings at the dock and on charter, and both of those options we quote out depending on your itinerary. Please email us through the contact form on the site or at [email protected] to learn more.

What itineraries can we do?

We have a number of itineraries available for you to choose from, and we will recommend some to you depending on the time and year and day which your cruise is, the predicted weather, and how long you book the yacht for. Some sample itineraries are a sunset cruise, a yacht party next to a nearby private island, a day trip to Bald Head Island, a yacht party at Masonboro Inlet, a cruise along Wrightsville Beach, or multiple day trips to Myrtle Beach, Ocracoke, Charleston and beyond.

​What do I need to bring?

Guests should bring any alcohol or food they'd like to eat, we should have just about everything else like all necessary safety equipment, the crew, etc. Soft drinks, water and ice are included and already onboard.  

When should I arrive?

​We recommend arriving about 15 minutes prior to your departure time so that you can get settled and receive your safety briefing before we depart.

What if I have more than 13 people?

While the Coast Guard does not allow us to carry more than 13 guests at sea, we absolutely can have a dock party with more than 13 guests. While we won't be able to leave the dock, you can still party the night away on a yacht!

What's Included?

All bookings include fuel, docking fees, the cost of the captain, his mate, and full use of the yacht and its water toys which include 2 kayaks, 2 paddle boards, a floating dock, music throughout the boat and free internet, YoutubeTV and Netflix. If you hire the chef or hostess, their services and food will be included as well.

What's NOT Included?

The price online does NOT include tax, gratuity,  or alcohol. Food is not included unless you hire the chef. Lastly, we do not have any decorations onboard so please bring any decorations you wish to put up depending on your occasion.

Can we choose the time of our charter or cruise?  

Yes, absolutely! Any time that you want to leave and return, we can make that happen!

​What's NOT allowed?

While we want you to have the most amazing time aboard our beautiful yacht, a few things are strictly forbidden such as: Unsupervised Dock parties with more than the approved number of persons, sleeping more than 7 people onboard overnight, smoking, drugs, fireworks and flushing anything besides toilet paper down the toilets. 

​Where do I park and how much is it?

Complimentary parking is included and you will park in the Port City Marina parking. If there is a parking attendant there, let them know that you're there for a Carolina Yacht Charters cruise.  

Are children and kids allowed?

While children and kids are allowed, please know that boats do present a safety risk to our kiddos. They must always wear a live preserver and should never be allowed outside without direct adult supervision.

What Add-Ons Are Available?

We have a number of things available to add on to your experience! All options must be quoted out depending on your party size and the length of your trip. Add-Ons include:

A chef, with all food included

A hostess to serve you and make drinks

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SERVICE SHOP

Book a charter, 3 hour tour.

Enjoy a sunset cruise, midday cruise, or whatever suits your fancy while touring Wrightsville Beach and its waterways. This luxurious adventure is great for a dinner party or date night with that special someone. Let this cruise on Blue Bonnet II introduce you to the world of yachting. 

 a three hour tour aboard Blue Bonnet II WEEKDAY: $1750  WEEKEND: $1950

Half  day charter.

Our most popular option and the ultimate way to celebrate a special event. Relax aboard Blue Bonnet II as the Captain takes you through the intercoastal exploring their favorite spots. Sail past Masonboro Island or anchor out and just take in the view. Soak in the sun, enjoy the water, and most importantly the company that surrounds you.

a Four hour tour aboard Blue Bonnet II WEEKDAY: $2100 WEEKEND: $2300

3/4 day charter.

Navigate the beautiful waterways, home to plush nature and marine life, aboard Blue Bonnet II with friends, family, or business partners. Sail past islands or anchor out and enjoy the sun and salt water on your skin. A wonderful option to dip your toes in the elegant world of yachting. 

luxury 6 Hour charter aboard Blue Bonnet II WEEKDAY: $2800 WEEKEND: $3000

Local full day charter.

Become a local for the day as you cruise along the Carolina coastline in luxury. A first-class way to explore, relax, and entertain guests where time is not a matter of concern, and the ocean becomes your guide. Allow Blue Bonnet II to be your escape as you soak up the sun for a day.

eight hour luxury charter aboard Blue Bonnet II WEEKDAY: $3500 WEEKEND: $3700

CHARTER SERVICES

The Blue Bonnet ii

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Hosting friends, family, or business partners has never been more luxurious on the water. This Sea Ray features an expansive bridge, home to an eloquently designed lounge area as well as an additional outdoor space for sun lovers. The interior offers the comfort of a contemporary home with plenty of options for relaxing and entertaining. It’s aesthetics and the functionality that not only complement each other but elevate one another in being the top option for cruising the Carolina coastline. 

65’ Sea Ray Luxury Yacht

*prices subject to change due to holiday rates

Full Day Trip Charter

Enjoy an entire day aboard Blue Bonnet II amongst others as you cruise the waterways of Wilmington. Offering two options: venturing to Historic Downtown Wilmington or the elusive Bald Head Island. Either journey is sure to fulfill your charter desires while opening your eyes to the lavish life aboard Blue Bonnet II. Price includes fueling, dockage, and fees.

eight hour luxury charter aboard Blue Bonnet II WEEKDAY: $4600 WEEKEND: $4800

Half day charter.

Relax aboard The Baby Bonnet as the Captain takes you through the waterways exploring their favorite spots. Sail past Masonboro Island or anchor out and just take in the view. Soak in the sun, enjoy the water, and most importantly the company that surrounds you.

 a four hour tour aboard the baby bonnet WEEKDAY: $1200 WEEKEND: $1400

Full day charter.

Enjoy an entire day aboard The Baby Bonnet amongst others as you cruise the waterways of Wilmington. Offering options of venturing to Historic Downtown Wilmington or the elusive Bald Head Island. Either journey is sure to fulfill your charter desires while opening your eyes to the lavish life aboard The Baby Bonnet

a eight hour tour aboard the baby bonnet WEEKDAY: $2200 WEEKEND: $2500

The baby bonnet.

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Savor time with others on the water in this 31' Sea Ray with its sleek interior and expansive seating areas. It hosts a generous cockpit social area, large lounger which converts into a sun pad, standard wet bar, and a plethora of space, which makes adventuring or unwinding alluring. The perfect way to cruise the waterways with ease and elegance! 

31’ Sea Ray SLX

*prices subject to change due to holiday rates*

What is included within the charter rate

The charter rate includes the price of the cruise, the crew, towels, bottled water, ice and a good time!

What is included during the cruise?

During the charter water and ice, are provided. We encourage bringing your own specific drinks and food for the cruise or contacting our Event Coordinator, by clicking on the “Event Planning” tab, to assist you with any planning or catering needs. 

What does the cruise entail? 

The cruise is up to the guest’s discretion. If the guest has specific sites they would like to see, the Captain will follow the guest’s preference. If the guest does not have a preference, the cruise is the Captain’s preference. This allows the Captain to take guests to their favorite spots along the intercoastal. The Charterer will have the option of selecting their own Captain.

Is the yacht allowed to embark and disembark from different locations?

All charters leave from Seapath Yacht Club. If there is a special request for any guest please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate any needs.

Is the max occupancy flexible?

Our max occupancy is not flexible due to regulations. No more than 13 guests (including the charterer) are allowed onboard while underway. 

Is swimming allowed? If so, are life jackets provided?

There is opportunity to anchor out and swim. The boat is fully equipped with proper safety equipment including life jackets which range from infant to adult size. There are floats available for use as well. 

Is alcohol and food provided?

We provide water and ice. Alcohol and food are allowed onboard, but must be provided by you or your caterer of choice. 

Is food and beverage service provided?

We do not provide food and beverage service, although underway the first mate will assist in serving in any way possible. However, if extra service is necessary, please contact our Event Coordinator, in our “Event Planning” tab, for providing bartenders or specific service during the cruise. 

When do I or the caterer arrive to drop off food, drinks, and decorations prior to the charter?

After parking at Seapath Yacht Club, walk towards the dock and you will see a round-about. The first mate will arrive at the round-about with a dock cart and to assist guests with any items they may have for the charter. If items need to be dropped off prior to arrival, please contact [email protected] to coordinate timing.

Are plates, cups, and utensils provided?

Yes, we do provide plastic cups and napkins. Typically, if you require more items the caterer of your choice will provide. For safety reasons, we prefer plasticware to be used onboard. 

How is music played throughout the yacht?

There is an iPad that is connected to the sound system which services the entire yacht. The iPad is connected to Spotify and can play any specific music desired.

Is smoking permitted on the yacht?

For safety reasons, smoking is not permitted inside Blue Bonnet II. Smoking is permitted on the swim platform, with proper disposal, and not while underway. 

Are pets allowed on the yacht?

No, pets are not permitted on Blue Bonnet II. Service animals are allowed, please notify when coming onboard.

Is this yacht available for over night charters?

No, this charter is only available for day charters. 

What is your cancellation policy?

Due to inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances, we will reschedule the charter.

Do we have to leave the dock?

No, you can host a gathering for your friends and family on the yacht while it is still docked. 

frequently asked questions

Welcome aboard, book your charter.

Let's set sail together! You can book your charter by emailing  [email protected] or call (910) 599-6882 with any questions

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