FAQs

How long is each charter?

Approximately 4 hours, passengers need to be onsite 15 mins before departure, if running late please contact us.  Your 4-hour charter booking is inclusive of time leaving and returning to the dock.

How do you accept payment?

You can pay for your charter by using our online “BOOK NOW” button.

Do infants & children count as a passenger?
Yes.
Where are you located?
We are located at Morningstar Marina, East Beach, Norfolk, VA.
8172 Shore Drive
Norfolk, VA 23518
Parking?
Parking is avalible at Morningstar Marina.
Where do you sail?
Mouth of the Chesapeake Bay and between Chic’s Beach and Ocean View.
How many people?
Maximum of 6 people per US Coast Guard Regulations
Can I bring my own food/drinks/alcohol?
Yes, you can bring your favorite beverages and food along for the charter.  Any dark coloared beverages, such as red wine, should be consumed in a cup that has a leak proof lid as they can stain the decks. Please ask us if you are unsure.
Do you have food and drinks available for purchase on board?
No.  You are welcome and encouraged to bring your snacks and beverages to enjoy during the charter.  We provide 2 bags of ice, bottled water, and paper products.
What should I wear?
Spring and Fall: Layered clothing and a light jacket. Summertime: Light clothes, shorts, sunglasses, or a hat for the sun. We will ask you to leave your shoes at the dock. Please no spray sunscreen.
Do you provide life jackets?
Yes, we have life jackets for all ages/sizes. A life jacket is not a requirement to wear for ages 5 years and older. Children 5 years and younger are required to wear a life jacket.
Why might my sail be cancelled?
The most common reason a sail is cancelled is due to poor weather conditions that would make sailing uncomfortable and/or dangerous. We never enjoy canceling a sail, but if we must, we will call to inform our guests. We also encourage guests to call ahead the day of their sail to confirm their reservation and verify conditions. If this were to happen, we would reschedule your cruise.
What happens if it rains during my sail?
Sailors often get wet when they sail. We have a covered area onboard, but also encourage you to bring a poncho or rain jacket if it is forecasted to rain. If there is lightening, we will cancel the sail or head back.
Can I propose to my sweetie during the sail?
Absolutely, please let us know of any special occasion in advance.
Do you have a bathroom onboard?
Yes.
Do you offer Gift Certificates?
Yes.
Should I tip the captain and crew?
Tips are always appreciated if you feel that your crew has gone above and beyond to make your trip amazing. 
Can we swim from the boat?
Yes, please notify Captain in advance.
One of my guests are sensitive to sun.
That’s okay! Our yachts have covered seating providing protection from the elements.
Woman on boat