To learn more about our Weather & Cancellation Policy, Safety Rules and Location, please see below.
COVID-19 Policies: We closely monitor Maryland and Federal Health requirements and will apply them as instructed.
How to Make a Reservation: Book your private charter here.
Safety, #1 Priority! USCG Rules & Regulations: Children 13 yrs and under are required to wear a life jacket (provided by the crew) while underway, unless parents/ guardians decide otherwise and therefore will be solely responsible. While we are underway, kids may also be tethered for safety and comfort.
Life Jackets & Safety Equips: All required USCG safety equipment are available onboard. Life jackets, Navigation chart, cruising guide, navigation tools, binoculars, traveling set of dock lines, basic tool kits and first-aid kit are provided. See our Boats Features & Amenities here.
Capacity: Up to a total of 6 guests per boat and 12 guests for a 'Sail and Powerboat!' raft-up party experience.
What to bring: Byob! Picnic basket, cooler, sunscreen, towels, after-sun lotion, wear non-marking rubber sole shoes, bring your signed Crewed Charter Agreement & Waiver - (TCAW), along with a Government-issued ID. Tips greatly appreciated 🙂
What to wear: Wear non-marking rubber sole shoes, swimwear, swim shorts and dress comfortably!
Is food provided? We provide fruits, snacks & sodas on our half day, full day and overnight boat and breakfast charters. Order from our Islan' Grill Kitchen buffet menu here. (We're sorry, kitchen is closed for 2021 season)
Are utensils & plates aboard? While you may bring your own plastic plates and utensils , please be note that glasswares are not allowed for safety reasons. We have plastic plates & utensils aboard.
Alcohol allowed? Yes, you can bring your own bottle! Only plastic containers are allowed aboard, unless wine or champagne.
Are dogs allowed? We love dogs! Please bring its life vests, 'we-we' pads/rug. Dogs aren't allowed down below or allowed to sit directly on seats without a rug.
- Daily Charters, Single Boat Cruises & Bareboat Rentals: To make a reservation, a deposit of either $100 (when you contact us directly), or charters paid in full (for online bookings via our website) is required. Any balances should be paid at least 7 days prior to your charter. Deposits and bookings paid in full are refundable up to 7 days prior to your charter. For cancellations within 7 days of your charter, $100 deposits are not refundable; full payments are refunded at 70% or applied to a rescheduled and available date and time.
- Overnight B & B, Full Day & 12 - 16 Guests / Raft-Up Parties!: To make a reservation, a deposit of either $500 (when you contact us directly), or charters paid in full (for online bookings via our website) is required. Any balances should be paid at least 7 days prior to your charter. Deposits and bookings paid in full are refundable up to 7 days prior to your charter. For cancellations within 7 days of your charter, $500 deposits are not refundable; full payments are refunded at 70% or applied to a rescheduled and available date and time.
Weather Policy: If the weather forecast is simply; chance of showers, scattered thunderstorms, isolated thunderstorms or chance of thunderstorms, we will discuss an alternative safe and fun route with guests prior to our departure. Generally, we avoid these passing thunderstorms by consulting with weather radar, or stay closer to port. If the weather forecast is for continuous or 100% chance of rain, hurricane or thunderstorms, or the U.S. Coast Guard issues a small craft warning for the Chesapeake Bay, the date of charter can be rescheduled for any un-booked time slot. If guests do not wish to reschedule; their deposit or 30% of their payment will be withheld.
Location: We are located in Edgewater which is 5 miles south of Annapolis, Maryland, 30 miles south of Baltimore, 31 miles from Washington D.C and 23 miles from the New Carrollton train station. Get GPS full directions here.
Marina: Londontowne Marina, 832 Shore Drv, Edgewater MD, 21037
Parking: Free parking at the back of the Marina.
Can I rent a boat without a captain? For experienced sailors, please fill out our Bareboat Rental Inquiry Form (BRIF).
If I damage the boat, what am I responsible for? All bareboat rentals must pay the $50 non-refundable insurance coverage. The $500 damage deposit is fully refunded, if there is no accident or damage to the boat within 48 of the charter. In the event you or your party cause damage or loss to the vessel, or to property belonging to a third party, you will be liable for the damage up to the value of the Security Deposit, except in the case of gross negligence as outlined below. If you or your party cause damage or loss to the vessel, or any ancillary equipment or to property belonging to a third party, and such damage or loss is caused as a result of gross negligence or reckless conduct, charters will be liable for the full extent of the loss suffered beyond that of the damage deposit. Acts that will be considered as gross negligence or reckless conduct include, without limitation, sailing outside of defined sailing areas and/or hours, negligent operation, sailing in adverse weather conditions, and sailing the vessel under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.