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Top 10 Reasons to Charter a Yacht

Yacht Charters on the Bay℠ by Watermark® makes chartering a yacht in the Annapolis, Baltimore, or Eastern Shore area a breeze.

Whether you’re hosting corporate cocktails, a wedding reception, or a family reunion, nothing says you planned your event in style more than partying aboard a yacht. Our chartered yachts offer stunning views of the Chesapeake Bay that your guests are sure to cherish in their hearts for a lifetime. Here are the top 10 reasons to charter a yacht from Yacht Charters on the Bay


1. The World Is Your Oyster Aboard a Chartered Yacht

The world can be your oyster aboard a chartered yacht. You’ll have the freedom to choose which member of our fleet will best fit your group size and budget, as well as the opportunity to plan the perfect menu for your event. Even if you’re not hosting a private event, you can also make the arrangements to set sail on a scenic cruise of the area’s many waterways. Explore the Chesapeake Bay, Annapolis Harbor, or Baltimore Inner Harbor luxuriously with a yacht charter today!


2. Our Yachts Offer Private Romantic Wedding Venues

For over 45 years, people have been falling in love with our one-of-a-kind waterfront weddings provided by Wedding on the Bay(SM) by Watermark®. One of our chartered yachts in Annapolis or Baltimore makes a private romantic wedding venue your guests will never forget. Set sail at sunset and enjoy bringing your families together on the open-air deck of one of our pristine vessels that also come with indoor and outdoor seating areas, full-service bars, and catering kitchens for all your event needs.


3. You’ll Have Access to Some of the Best Event Vendors

Yacht Charters on the Bay by Watermark® works with some of the best catering vendors in the Chesapeake region, including Main and Market, Ken’s Creative Kitchen, The Classic Catering People, Chef’s Expressions, Absolutely Perfect Catering, The Palate Pleasers, Eleven Courses Catering, Mission BBQ, and Xquisite Catering. Whatever type of event you’re hosting aboard one of our chartered yachts, you can rest assured the menu will be decadently delicious for your guests. We can also recommend photographers, transportation services, equipment rental companies, and exclusive entertainment vendors to ensure your event goes off without a hitch.


4. Our Vessels Are U.S. Coast Guard-Regulated for Safety

When you’re aboard one of our chartered yachts in Annapolis or Baltimore, our licensed captains and experienced crews will take excellent care of you. Our vessels are U.S. Coast Guard certified and our captains are US Coast Guard license masters. Safety is our top priority, and the Coast Guard considers us a leader in the industry. We’re equipped with emergency equipment, and the majority of our events take place on protected waters. Please take a look at our safety and accessibility page for additional safety concerns you may have about chartering one of our private yachts.


5. Every Cruise Represents the Opportunity for a New Adventure

No two events hosted by Yacht Charters on the Bay by Watermark® are ever quite the same. From selecting your vessel to the event décor, menu, and destination, there are tons of ways to customize your cruise aboard one of our chartered yachts on the Chesapeake Bay. We can make accommodations for two or 240 guests, and we enjoy docking privileges at many convenient locations. It’s no wonder so many clients decide to host more than one event aboard our chartered yachts!


6. Our Expert Event Planners Excel at Creating Themed Events

When you choose to charter a yacht from us for your next event, you’ll have access to experienced event planners who can help you select the perfect theme, décor, menu, and all the small details that make private and corporate events so memorable and fun. Let us create a unique nautical experience just for you!


7. A Plethora of Activities to Keep Everyone Entertained

Entertaining a large group of people is easy aboard one of our chartered yachts in Annapolis or Baltimore because there are always plenty of activities. Your guests are free to mingle and move about on various decks. From fine dining to dancing the night away, there’s something for everyone!


8. Picturesque Views of the Area’s Waterways, Day or Night

The Chesapeake Bay is one of the most famous and beautiful waterways along the East Coast and with good reason. Spanning six states and the District of Columbia, this area provides picturesque views both day and night. There’s never a wrong time to set sail on one of our chartered yachts in Annapolis, the Eastern Shore or Baltimore. Sunrises and sunsets alike will delight your family, friends, or employees. Moreover, you’ll never tire of showing off the photos from your event held aboard one of our chartered yachts!


9. Chartering a Yacht Is More Affordable Than You Think

While the idea of a yacht usually evokes images of multimillionaires in jackets with fancy crests, the truth is, chartering a yacht for a day or a special event is a lot more affordable than you would think. Our pricing is customized to your specific needs. Please call us today to discuss the details of your event or gathering and be sure to let us know what amenities are the most important to you.


10. Set Sail for the Time of Your Life with Yacht Charters on the Bay

From milestone birthdays and anniversaries to employee appreciation events, weddings, and vow renewals, set sail to have the time of your life with Yacht Charters on the Bay. Contact us today to speak with a Watermark® associate about planning your next company outing or special event aboard our chartered yachts in Annapolis, Baltimore and the Eastern Shore!