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Sailing Charters: Options, Schedules, and Rates

Great care and thoughtful planning go into creating each of our sailing tours. Your captain, Dave Lutz, has spent more than 35 years exploring the Islands and waterways of the Northwest coast. His vast experience guides you to enjoy the gems and hidden treasures that only local knowledge can offer. For more information about each of our tours, please visit Our Tours. If you have questions, please use Contact Us or Request Info.

 

"Our goal is to leave you with an experience you will treasure for the rest of your life!"

 

THERE ARE FOUR WAYS TO TRAVEL WITH US

1) Scheduled Tours
2) Custom Itineraries
3) Day Charters
4) Cruise & Learn

 

1) SCHEDULED TOURS

Our tours are 3–10 day journeys we’ve planned that will take you to the most scenic and intriguing places along the northwest coast. When you make a reservation for one of our tours, you will be reserving a berth in a double occupancy stateroom. Private berths may be available. A maximum of six guests are welcome on each charter.

WE CAN OFTEN SWITCH OUR DATES TO MATCH YOUR SCHEDULE— CHECK WITH US!!

 

 

ALSO OPEN FALL, WINTER, AND EARLY SPRING FOR DAYSAILS and MULTI-DAY CRUISES IN THE SAN JUANS! Custom tours available.

 

Most Tours out of Deer Harbor Marina on Orcas Island.

 

 

 

 

Now Booking for 2018!

2018— SCHEDULED TOURS & RATES

 

 

San Juans Cruises

 

June 15 to 19

San Juans Cruise,

Number of days —5

Rate per person — $2,097

 

June 22 to 26
San Juans Cruise,

Number of days —5
Rate per person — $2,097

 

June 28 to 30
San Juans Cruise,

Number of days —3
Rate per person — $1,397

 

July 1 to 6

San Juans Cruise,

Includes world-class Lopez I. fireworks display!

Number of days —5

Rate per person — $2,397

 

July 8 to 13

San Juans Cruise,

Number of days —6

Rate per person — $2,397

 

July 15 to 18
San Juans Cruise,

Number of days —4
Rate per person — $1,797

 

July 20 to 23

San Juans Cruise,

Number of days —4

Rate per person — $1,797

 

July 25 to August 2
Photography Instructional Cruise

Desolation Sound Cruise with pro instructor Noel Nic'Fergusson,

Number of days —9

Rate per person — $3,197

 

August 4 to 7
San Juans Cruise,

Number of days —4
Rate per person — $1,797

 

August 9 to 14

San Juans Cruise,

Number of days —6

Rate per person — $2,397

 

August 16 to 18
San Juans Cruise,

Number of days —3
Rate per person — $1,397

 

Great Bear Rainforest/Inside Passage Adventure

 

August 12 to 24
Orcas Island to Bella Bella, BC

Number of days —13
Rate per person ––Custom

SOLD OUT

 

Sept 2 to 13
Bella Bella, BC to Orcas Island

Number of days —12
Rate per person — $4,597

SOLD OUT

 

2) CUSTOM ITINERARIES

Custom itineraries allow us to cater to your specific desires. We can explore any of the waters of Puget Sound north through the Inside Passage to Alaska. When and where we go is up to you and the safe judgment of the captain. You determine the length of your charter, beyond our 3 day minimum. We may be available for your private charter if we’ve had a recent change in our schedule. Please check with us!

 

A maximum of six guests may join us on your Custom Itinerary or Day Charter.

CUSTOM ITINERARY RATES

$1,997 per day for entire vessel from October 1, 2017- June 15, 2017. 3-day, 2 night minimum;
$2,197 per day from
June 16, 2018 - Sept 30, 2018. 3-day, 2 night minimum. Includes everything available on a scheduled tour.

 

3) DAY CHARTERS

Day Charters are 6 hour sails that begin in our beautiful home port of Deer Harbor on Orcas Island. From here we are quickly in the most wildlife-rich, and scenic area of the islands. While we provide snacks and beverages, you may want to bring a sack lunch with you.

DAY CHARTER RATES in the San Juan Islands 6-hour Day Sails leaving at 10 am daily, $145 plus tax per person (two person minimum, six person maximum). Children 4 and under are free.

 

Any time is available for a daysail as long as a scheduled tour is not booked.

 

Click here to request more information.

 

TO BOOK A DAYSAIL call toll free 866-714-6611, or 360-376-3472 locally, or email us at charters@emeraldislesailing.com. We gladly accept Visa or Mastercard to hold your reservation, and prefer guests pay with cash or check the day of the sail. There will be a 3% processing fee if you choose to pay with a credit card.

 

4) CRUISE & LEARN

Cruise & Learn are 1-10 day tours with professional instructors. Subjects include sailing, painting, kayaking, film, photography, local history and culture. Please contact us for information. Sailing lessons available.

 

 

E-mail: charters@emeraldislesailing.com

 

* Please note that the 30% deposit is fully refundable minus a $200 admin fee if cancellation occurs 90 days or more before scheduled departure. Cancellation after 90 days prior to departure may result in forfeiture of the charter fee. A refund of 90% of your total charter fee will be made if your reservation(s) are filled by another party, minus any fee decreases incurred by EISC.

 

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