FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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Can’t find the information you’re looking for? Can’t decide if Yachts For All Seasons has what you need? Here are our most Frequently Asked Questions to help you through your planning process. If you need even more information or service, don’t hesitate to reach out to us at 212-534-6380 or contact us through our Request a Free Quote page.

 

What types of events do you host on Yachts for All Seasons yachts and vessels?
 
* Private charter cruises
* Yacht weddings
* Dinner cruises
* Corporate events cruises
* Bar and Bat mitzvahs
* Party boat rentals
* Holiday party yacht charters

 

What kinds of yacht charters and other boat rentals do you offer?

 
Yachts For All Seasons provides more than 40 vessels of all sizes, including:

* Sailboats
* Party barges
* Various sizes of charter yachts
* Dinner boats
* Bareboats & crewed vessels
 

What’s the difference in ‘bareboat’ and ‘crewed’ yacht rentals?

 
‘Bareboats’ refers to a non-manned vessel. Usually, these require a captain and at least one crew member with experience sailing a similarly-sized boat or yacht. Most sailing rentals are rented as bareboats. However, all rentals through Yachts For All Seasons come with your very own captain and crew

‘Crewed’ yacht rentals come with a captain and crew to handle the ship’s navigation for you. Crew members are also available for non-sailing activities, including food service. Many of our charter yacht rentals are dinner cruises, weddings, and parties that include meals or refreshments served butler style or buffet style. You’ll certainly want our experienced team members to handle these parties for you!
 

How many people can we take on a charter yacht?
 
Yachts For All Season’s gigantic collection of boats and yachts means that you can choose any size event or party you wish — from a romantic outing for two to a grandiose party of up to 1,200 guests — and everything in between. Most of our charter yachts easily accommodate up to 150 guests, with ample restrooms, seating, tables, and other essentials for enjoying dinner, entertainment, dancing, and more.
 

Do you offer party and wedding planning services?

 
Absolutely! Yachts For All Seasons boasts one of the most experienced, proficient party planning staffs you can find in New York City, or anywhere! We can offer you a wide selection of party themes. catering services, and entertainment, including decorations and floral services. Choose from a DJ or a live band, a casino experience, and more.

Do I have to have a big wedding to use a NYC yacht charter?
Yachts For All Seasons can handle any size wedding party, from just a couple with their witnesses to a full party of up to 1,200 guests. We are your one-stop wedding shop, providing a full array of services from wedding planning to catering to flowers and entertainment.

 

Do you offer corporate yacht charters?

 
Yachts For All Seasons is proud to accommodate your corporate events, including holiday parties, teambuilding exercises, and cruises to celebrate your company’s successes and milestones. In addition to meals and service, we can also help with entertainment, decorations, and other aspects of planning and executing a successful corporate event.

 

How do I pick the right yacht charter?

 
With so many yachts to choose from, it can become dizzying to pick! But don’t worry. Our team of event planners and cruise planners can walk you through the selection process to pick the perfect vessel for your event. Whether it’s a romantic getaway for two, a small group for a shower or company get-together, or a grand gala with hundreds of guests, we’ve got you covered. You can also select from a classic yacht full of history and adventure, or a newer yacht with all the sleek, modern styling.

 

Can I afford to rent a yacht charter?

 
Yacht charter prices are generally based on the number of passengers, as well as the length of the trip, and the menu and drinks to be served. Small, affordable parties and weddings are certainly available, but we can also accommodate your fanciest dream wedding! Speak to one of our party planning experts to right-size your charter boat.

 

How far in advance should I book my NYC yacht charter?

 
The holidays, the big New York parade dates, and times when conventions are in town tend to book early. We require a non-refundable deposit to secure your booking, so be sure to get in touch with us as early as possible, especially if you’re trying to book a charter yacht at one of those busy times of year.

 

What kinds of menus are available on a NYC charter yacht?

 
Yachts For All Seasons provides a comprehensive menu for a all the different types of events you might want to host on a charter yacht — from an early brunch through lunch, dinner and cocktails. You can choose from our:

* Brunch buffet — omelets, breakfast meats, breads, carved meats, dessert, and drinks
* Cold casual lunch — salads, pastas, meats, cheeses, breads, and desserts
* Lunch buffet — hors d’oeuvres, salads, pastas, entrees, side dishes, desserts, and (if you wish) a bar

* Wedding (or dinner) buffet — hors d’oeuvres, cheeses, fruits, salads, vegetables, pastas, entrees, side dishes, desserts, numerous stations (potato, sushi, seafood, mini burgers, caviar, antipasto, taco, ice cream, and many others), a chocolate fountain, and your choice of drinks.
* Cocktail parties — In addition to drinks, we offer hors d’oeuvres, entrees, salads, a selection of stations, desserts, and much more.
 

Where does a NYC yacht charter go?

 
You can choose from a short cruise around the New York Harbor or a longer journey up the New England coastline. You’ll get amazing views of the New York skyline, as well as the area bridges (which are spectacular over the water at nighttime!); including Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Williamsburg, and the George Washington bridges;  a great view of the UN building, Ground Zero and Freedom Tower, Winter Garden, Chelsea Piers and the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty, and even the skyline of Jersey City.

 

How much of the event planning do you handle?

 
Yachts For All Seasons gladly handles all of the party planning for you, whether you’re hosting a corporate event or holding a NYC yacht wedding. Our services include:

* Party themes
* DJ services
* Live bands
* Casino games
* Tour guides
* Catering services
* More!
 
Which marinas does Yachts for All Seasons use for New York charters?

 
Yachts For All Seasons uses New York Skyports Marina, Chelsea Piers, North Cove Yacht Harbor, and Queens World Fair Marina.

 

Which marinas does Yachts for All Seasons use for New Jersey charters?

 
Yachts For All Seasons uses Liberty Landing Marina and Lincoln Harbor Yacht Club.
 

Which marinas does Yachts for All Seasons use for Connecticut charters?

 
Yachts For All Seasons uses Delamar Greenwich Harbor.

 

How much experience do you have in charter boat and charter yacht rentals?
 
Yachts for All Seasons has served customers from all over the world for more than 25 years.

 

Do you offer charter yachts outside New York?
 

Yes. Yachts For All Seasons proudly operates in New York City, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania.
 
What Type of Yacht Should I Select?
 
Choosing the perfect yacht for your event can be stressful if not assisted through the help of an experienced professional. To get started, you will first need to ensure the selected yacht can accommodate the amount of guests, charter location, event destination and of course…what your main goals and needs are. However, as a result of countless details often overlooked by inexperienced event planners, allowing an experienced party planner to help you further will protect against unexpected problems.
 
What is a Yacht Charter?
 
A yacht charter is the practice of renting or chartering a sailboat or motor yacht and travelling to various destinations. The two main kinds of charters are: bareboat and crewed.
 

How Much Does Each Charter Typically Cost?
 
Prices are completely dependent on the type of yacht you select, number of guests, your chosen menu, and the city or marina where your charter takes place. We mainly base the costs on a “per person” basis. but our experienced party planners will be happy to work with you and comprise a custom quote for your consideration.
 

What Type of Boats Does Yachts For All Seasons Offer?
 
We offer luxury motor yacht rentals, sailboats, dinner boats, and a variety of luxurious party boats.
 

How Far in Advance Do I Have To Book My Yacht Charter?
 
Since many of our prime dates such as holidays, parades, and convention days often go very quickly, it’s always best to book your charter as early as possible. Providing a non-refundable deposit is also required to secure the booking.
 

Besides Helping to Select The Appropriate Yacht, What Other Details Could You Handle For The Event?
 
On top of finding the perfect yacht for your event, we provide exceptional Catering Services, DJ’s, Tour Guides, Flowers, Chocolate Fountains, Live Bands, Luxurious Limousines, Fun Casino’s & more! Simply ask for more information and we’ll provide all the details!
 

Where Areas do The Yacht Charters Include?
 
We primarily cruise the NYC, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania areas, but also charter to other select locations. Additional details available upon request.
 

What Marinas Are Used For The NYC Yacht Charters?
We use New York Skyports Marina, Chelsea Piers, North Cove Yacht Harbor and Queens World’s Fair Marina.
 

What Marinas Are Used For The NJ Yacht Charters?
 
We use Liberty Landing Marina and Lincoln Harbor Yacht Club.
 
What Marinas Are Used For The CT Yacht Charters?
 
Delamar Greenwich Harbor
 

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