FAQs

Private Yacht Charters and Weddings

Pricing

Pricing will vary depending on the day of the week, the number of guests, the number of hours and the yacht that you choose. Contact us  to request a quote for your event.

 

Will I be sharing the boat with any other groups and how many guests can I invite?

Because this is a private charter, you will not be sharing the vessel with any other group!  Our recommended capacities vary depending on the vessel and the style of the event that you are hosting.  Within our fleet, we can accommodate as few as two guests and as many as 220.

 

What food and beverage services do you offer?

Watermark®  offers a variety of popular beverage packages for you to choose from.  Outside beverages are not permitted in accordance with our MD State Liquor License and we do offer the option of enhancing the selections. Our bartenders are not only trained in safe service but also customer service and will entertain your guests with exceptional service.  For food, we offer a list of talented and preferred caterers that are experienced with working on the yachts. The team of caterers will work with you directly to design the perfect menu for your event. From drop-off service to full service, our caterers can provide breakfast, brunches, luncheons, appetizers and full dinners.  For questions and recommendations, please contact one of our Event Planners.

 

Does this waterfront venue offer event planning services?

We offer the best private yacht charters and wedding venues serving Annapolis, Baltimore, and the surrounding areas.  Each of the yachts are unique and offer different amenities and our Event Planners will help you select the best yacht based on your style and group size.  Because each event is unique our Event Planners will help you make catering and beverage decisions, suggest timelines, boarding options, layouts and decorating tips.  Ask one of Watermark’ s Event Planner about our waterfront venues and wedding yacht charters.

 

Is there a minimum number of guests or hours required to charter a boat?

Our fleet can accommodate two guests up to 220 guests.  There is a two hour minimum for a private rental and the yacht that you choose will be exclusively yours for the event duration.  Learn more about our chartered boats.

 

Do you run cruises in bad weather?

Our events take place rain or shine and charters are available from March through December. Most of our vessels have indoor spaces that are climate controlled.

 

Are your yachts safe?

Our vessels are inspected yearly and are regulated by the US Coast Guard.  We have a superior, safety record and take pride in our vessels, passenger safety, and our extensive security training. Our Captains along with our crew, are trained in safety and security, so you and your guests can relax and enjoy the trip. Additionally, security service is onboard all social charters.

 

How early can guests start boarding?

We suggest having your guests gather at the dock 30 minutes prior to the start of your event for a check-in.  It is recommended to have a passenger boarding list with cell phone numbers and someone assigned to greet and check-in your guests prior to boarding.  Boarding will begin 15 minutes prior to your event time.

 

Are your vessels wheelchair accessible?

Most of our vessels are wheelchair and handicapped accessible. Feel free to discuss your needs with our Event Planners so we can create the best experience for all of your guests.

Contact us to help you plan the event of your dreams.

 

May guests smoke on the vessels?

To provide the most enjoyable environment for guests, staff, and our beautiful natural surroundings, smoking is not allowed on board.