33' Captained Yacht Charter in Chicago Aboard SeaVibes!
We are currently restricted to 5 passengers (Captain+5) for compliance with Illinois Safe Boating Guidelines for COVID19. Rates: 2 hour charters: $550 (Wed/Thur evenings only) 3 hour charters: $800 4+ hour charters: $240/hour All rates include captain and fuel cost. 3-hour minimum on weekends. We offer these starting times for weekend charters: 10 AM or 11 AM & 3:30 PM. Yachting: the act of touring or lounging on a boat during a warm summer day! We offer private yachting charters for up to 6 passengers out of Belmont Harbor in beautiful Lincoln Park Chicago. Enjoy Lake Michigan cruising, city skyline views, and playpen lounging at anchor aboard the SeaVibes, a 33' Sea Ray Sundancer 300 Sports Cruiser. Sit back and relax as our charters are piloted by an experienced USCG licensed captain. The best way to see the Chicago skyline! Awarded Best of 2018 & 2019 on getmyboat.com! We no longer offer river cruises due to high lake levels and congestion through the Chicago lock on weekends. Charter highlights: Licensed captain included in price Boat fuel included in price Small refrigerator on deck for beverages 18' by 8' WavePad and inflatable water toys included Play your own music with Bluetooth connectivity Rear seating converts to a large sunbed Extra large swim platform with swim ladder Bimini tops available for shade Boat has full restroom in cabin BYOB & snacks The SeaVibes is US Coast Guard documented for coastwise trade, commercially licensed by the City of Chicago and State of Illinois, and our captain is US Coast Guard Licensed (MMC 25 ton). US Coast Guard regulations limit us to 6 paying passengers. This is the same certification for most pleasure boat captains and they should abide by the same restrictions. Please beware of illegal boat charters in Chicago. Safety is our first priority. Boat Rules: Charter capacity is 6 passengers (No exceptions) We cannot accommodate passengers under 13 years old All Passengers must be 21 to drink alcoholic beverages No illegal substances are to be brought on board (Cannabis is illegal in federal waters) No smoking or vaping on board, smoking is permitted on the dock A liability waiver is required for swimming Diving off of the boat is not permitted We do not tie up with other boats in the playpen No red wine or staining food No glass bottles, cans only (Large glass bottles are OK) No fishing off of the boat or dock No pets on the boat Renter liable for damages to vessel. If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer. In booking a charter with us, you agree to the rules and terms & conditions in this listing and provided in the pre-charter email.
- Captain is included.
- A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
- 6 guests
- Luxury, Events & Large groups
- Motor Yacht
Engineer by day, charter boat captain by night, and weekend. I currently hold a U.S. Coast Guard 25 Ton Masters License (Great Lakes and Inland Waters) and OUPV Operator License (Near Coastal). My training was completed at the U.S. Maritime Academy in Chicago, IL. I grew up boating on the Great Lakes and this is our forth year chartering in Chicago.
5.0 out of 5!
Departure & ReturnAwesome
Vessel & EquipmentAwesome
Itinerary & ExperienceAwesome
John provided expert boat driving, wonderful conversation, and just all around a fabulous afternoon. Literally no one could do better.
John was awesome! We had a great day on the boat and he even added birthday touches for my friend without me telling him that’s what we we celebrating. The boat was immaculate too. Would love to book again.
Chartering with John was a great experience. The boat is perfect for a group of 5 for a fun summer weekend experience. Also, John is an amazing captain. He also has a great process for keeping the boat clean and safe for everyone while booking during COVID. Highly recommend booking!
John was a great captain! His boat was beautiful, and he made sure that me and my friends had a great time.
John is a wonderful captain! It was a beautiful boat, immaculately cleaned, beautiful city views and relaxing ride. We loved every minute of it!
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Galley Stove & Oven
- Air Conditioning
- Wheel steering
- Cuddy Cabin
- Inboard Engine
- Chart Plotter
- Dual Comm-forward seating
- Twin Engine
- Fuel type: Gas
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
Full refund up to 7 days prior.
Additional Terms & Information
Cancellation Policy Customer can cancel up to 7 days in advance and receive 100% of the rental. Rental forfeited if canceled 6 days or less before charter. We will monitor weather conditions and determine go or no go 12 to 3 hours before charter. We reserve the right to cancel any trip due to the following conditions: Sustained winds over 20 mph Small craft advisory issued Waves over 3 feet Thunderstorms at the time of charter Heavy rain Fog with less than 1.5 miles visibility Mechanical breakdown Prior to boarding if any of these conditions are met we will reschedule the trip for another time that day or a different day, if this is not possible the customer will be offered a refund. After Boarding if for safety reasons the trip must be cut short, refunds will be prorated based on the amount of trip not completed at the time of cancellation with exception. The Captain at their own discretion can terminate any cruise due to any passenger’s unlawful, unruly, dangerous and unsafe behavior without any consideration of trip remaining and no refunds will be granted. We assume no liability for cancellations due to above conditions. We will sail in any temperature and light rain or mist so please dress accordingly. For major spills or stains requiring professional cleaning a $200 fee will be charged. Booking a charter indicates that the customer agrees with the terms and conditions listed above, boat rules, and listing information.